Cause of hair turning white 'overnight' found

World / Science & Health Jan 23, 2020

Cause of hair turning white 'overnight' found

Marie Antoinette's hair turned white overnight, according to folklore, before she was executed by guillotine in 1793 during the French Revolution. The ill-fated queen embodied an extreme example of the phenomenon of stress-induced graying of the hair. The biological mechanism behind such graying had long ...

New rules could bump emotional-support animals from planes in U.S.

Business Jan 23, 2020

New rules could bump emotional-support animals from planes in U.S.

The days of passengers bringing their pets on airplanes as emotional-support animals could be ending. The U.S. Department of Transportation on Wednesday proposed that only specially trained dogs qualify as service animals, which must be allowed in the cabin at no charge. Airlines could ban emotional-support ...

Depression and PTSD surge in protest-hit Hong Kong

Asia Pacific Jan 10, 2020

Depression and PTSD surge in protest-hit Hong Kong

Nearly 1 in 3 adults in Hong Kong reported symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder during months of often violent social unrest in the city, according to a study published in The Lancet medical journal Friday. And around 1 in 10 had symptoms of probable depression, ...