Sugar pills, injections of nothing -- studies show that, more often than you'd expect, placebos really work. At TEDMED, magician Eric Mead does a trick to prove that, even when you know something's not real, you can still react as powerfully as if it is. (Warning: This talk is not suitable for viewers who are disturbed by needles or blood.)
TORONTO, ONTARIO - The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism), announced that the Government of Canada is investing in the business leaders of tomorrow by supporting the Canadian Youth Business Foundation.
Kitchener MPP Pendergast called on the Government of Ontario to proclaim April 24th in each year as Meningitis Awareness Day. The Bill passed Second Reading and has now been ordered to the Standing Committee on Social Policy.
OTTAWA Scientists from the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) and the University of Ottawa have identified a promising new approach for developing drugs to treat Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), the leading inherited cause of death in infants and toddlers.
London - KPMG has been named ‘Best Islamic Assurance and Advisory Services Provider’ at the 2010 Euromoney Islamic Finance Awards ceremony in London, UK. Now in its eighth year, Euromoney’s Islamic Finance Awards are regarded as the benchmark awards for the global Islamic finance industry.
HAMILTON - If you're the type of person who invokes the "not enough time" clause when it comes to exercising, it's time to find a new excuse. Researchers who have been studying interval training have found that it not only takes less time than what is typically recommended, but the regimen does not have to be "all out" to be effective in helping reduce the risk of such diseases at Type 2 diabetes.
TORONTO - Following the large-scale theft of their online accounts several small and mid-sized businesses have filed lawsuits against their banks. The banks are arguing that the thefts occurred because the victims failed to adequately protect their credentials.
TORONTO - A not-for-profit organization should choose its board members with as much care as a well-run company, says the lead author of a new guide that offers advice on finding, training and evaluating directors.
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