Mindfulness and meditation dampen down inflammation genes

Mind-body practices like yoga relieve stress, but do they also make you healthier? An analysis of 18 trials suggest they might, through changes in gene activity Meditation and tai chi don’t just calm the mind – they seem to affect our DNA too. There’s evidence that such “mind-body practices” dampen the activity of genes associated […]

Champs-Elysees attack car ‘had guns and gas’ – Paris police

The driver died but nobody else was injured in the incident, French officials say. A car deliberately hit a police van before bursting into flames on the Avenue des Champs-Élysées in central Paris, police officials say. The driver, who was on a security watchlist, died in the incident. Police found a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and […]

US student freed by North Korea in a coma dies at age 22

CINCINNATI (AP) — Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week after almost a year and a half in captivity, died Monday, his family said. The 22-year-old “has completed his journey home,” relatives said in a statement. They did not cite a specific cause of death. […]

Mindfulness and meditation dampen down inflammation genes

Mind-body practices like yoga relieve stress, but do they also make you healthier? An analysis of 18 trials suggest they might, through changes in gene activity Meditation and tai chi don’t just calm the mind – they seem to affect our DNA too. There’s evidence that such “mind-body practices” dampen the activity of genes associated […]

Wahlprogramm: SPD plant Reichensteuer ab 250.000 Euro

Wer weniger als 55.000 Euro im Jahr verdient, soll am Monatsende mehr Netto haben. Das Steuerkonzept von SPD-Kanzlerkandidat Schulz belastet vor allem Großverdiener. Investitionen in Kinder, Kitas, Verkehr und Digitales, Geringverdiener entlasten und Reiche stärker besteuern – das sind die Hauptanliegen im Steuerkonzept der SPD, das Kanzlerkandidat Martin Schulz gemeinsam mit den Parteivizes Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel […]

French election: Macron team complete rout with Assembly win

The French president celebrates election victory in a vote that sees a record number of women elected. French President Emmanuel Macron is celebrating a convincing victory in National Assembly elections that gives him the mandate to push through wide-ranging social and economic reforms. Three-quarters of the assembly are new members and a record 223 of […]

Liberal groups focus on Ivanka Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting nowhere with her father, liberal advocacy groups have been looking for an ally in Ivanka Trump. They haven’t had much luck. In recent weeks, activists have been appealing to the younger Trump for help on climate change, international labor conditions and immigration. But the first daughter, an influential adviser to President […]

Snap Spectacles: Ein Gadget wie aus einer Social-Media-Dystopie

Sind die Snap Spectacles nur ein Sommer-Hype oder weisen sie den Weg in die Zukunft von Social Media? Die Snapchat-Videobrille im WIRED-Test. Die Spectacles von Snap Inc. sind seit kurzem auch in Deutschland erhältlich. Die Videobrille soll das Teilen von Schnipseln auf Snapchat noch spaßiger machen. So richtig in den Alltag passt das Gadget jedoch nicht, […]