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Antrel Rolle knows finishing well no guarantee 2015 will be any better for Giants

The Giants have found a winning formula over the last three weeks, bumping their record to 6-9 and raising hopes that they can ride a strong finish into a better 2015 season. With rookies and young players like Odell Beckham, Jonathan Hankins and Devon Kennard stepping up in the second half of the year, it’s…

Anti-inflammatory drugs may be used for treatment of depression: researchers

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Scientists at seven UK universities are to set up a research consortium aimed at exploiting a newly discovered link between immune disorders and mental illness. The connection raises hopes that anti-inflammatory drugs can be adapted to treat patients with depression or senile dementia. The group –...

Enough is Enough Series #3: A Hallucinogen for depression?

Now we have the false promise that the hallucinogen Ketamine, street name - Special K - raises hope as a treatment for depression. This tells us how far afield, my field, psychiatry has really gone - that it is even a consideration to use an hallucinogen for the treatment of depression. read more

Rover's Discovery Raises Hopes of Life on Mars

The Mars rover has delivered what a NASA scientist calls an "oh my gosh moment"—it detected methane on the red planet, reports the New York Times. The discovery is making headlines because the gas had to originate somewhere, and one possibility is that the source is some form of...

Jake Locker hurt, Titans lead 5-3

If you’re an optimistic sort of person, you probably thought that the Jets and Titans would find some new heights during Sunday’s game that raised hope for a future brighter than the dismal present for both teams. You’re also the sort of person who probably gets disappointed a lot because you put your faith in…

JUST WATCH OUT FOR THE GURNING: Special K, a Hallucinogen, Raises Hopes and Concerns as a Treatment…

JUST WATCH OUT FOR THE GURNING: Special K, a Hallucinogen, Raises Hopes and Concerns as a Treatment for Depression.

Special K, a Hallucinogen, Raises Hopes and Concerns as a Treatment for Depression

2 weeks agoHealth : NYT: Health

Some see ketamine as an effective drug for some patients and others see it as a dangerous hallucinogenic that has not been studied enough.

Ferguson crisis troubles Obama’s careful race stance

last monthNews : The Raw Story

Barack Obama’s election as the United States’ first black leader raised hopes that his presidency would serve as a platform for work to bridge the country’s still dangerous racial divides. But, as his cautious response to clashes between protesters and police in the St Louis...

Ifo survey points to Germany recovery

The mood in German business boardrooms lifted unexpectedly this month, a closely watched survey showed yesterday, raising hopes for the outlook for the country. ||| Andrew McCathie Berlin THE MOOD in German business boardrooms lifted unexpectedly this month, a closely watched survey showed yesterday, raising hopes for the outlook for the country. Show More Summary

How mutant gene can cause deafness

Scientists have discovered how one gene is essential to hearing, uncovering a cause of deafness and suggesting new avenues for therapies. "This raises hopes that we could, in principle, use gene-therapy approaches to restore function in hair cells and thus develop new treatment options for hearing loss," said the senior author of the new study.

Bill O’Brien: No setback for Arian Foster

Texans running back Arian Foster was able to practice in a limited fashion on Wednesday, raising hope that he’d be back in the lineup this weekend after missing the team’s Week 11 victory against the Browns with a groin injury. Foster wasn’t able to practice on Thursday, however, and that led to questions for coach…

Japan Exports Rise Likely A False Dawn

An almost 10% year-on-year increase in Japanese exports in October, to their highest level since 2008, have raised hopes that Japan's cheap-yen policy may finally be starting to lift economic activity. But there’s reason to read the figures with caution.

Monkeys Steer Wheelchairs With Their Brains, Raising Hope for Paralyzed People

Brain-machine interfaces have become a buzzword in recent years, triggering headlines when, for example, Brown University's John Donoghue's human patients drank coffee and picked up objects with robotic arms controlled by brain-implanted...Show More Summary

Off-Script, Markets Seem to Cheer Mario Draghi’s Comments

Mario Draghi has sent markets soaring and raised hopes for Europe’s economic outlook after previous freewheeling comments, and Thursday could bring more of the same.

International baby trial hopes to find Achilles' heel in HIV

2 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The case shocked experts and raised hopes -- at least temporarily -- that HIV was functionally curable in its tiniest victims.

Pope Francis’ ‘Synod on the Family’ Raises Hope, But Fails to Deliver Change

The two-week meeting in the Vatican inspired optimism about the Catholic Church's future teachings, but in the end, it was "much ado about nothing." Image: Shutterstock The post Pope Francis’ ‘Synod on the Family’ Raises Hope, But Fails to Deliver Change appeared first on RH Reality Check.

Vaccine ‘success’ raises hopes of saving koalas from chlamydia

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Australian scientists said Wednesday they have successfully tested a vaccine against chlamydia in wild koalas, in what they believe is a breakthrough in combating the sexually-transmitted disease ravaging the native marsupial. The much-loved furry animal has been under increasing threat, with the...

Retrial Granted for Omid Kokabee, Raising Hope for His Release

The request for a retrial for the imprisoned young scientist, Omid Kokabee, has been accepted by Branch 36 of the Supreme Court, according to Kokabee’s lawyer, Saeed Khalili, who posted the update on his Facebook page. "Acceptance of the retrial request means that the top judicial authority has deemed Dr. Omid Kokabee's [initial] verdict against the law," he wrote.

Sorry investors, but AI isn’t going to give you that return you were looking for

Guest Post: Recent investments in the deep learning space by prominent investors have raised hopes that we'll see AI products with human-like performance in near future. But we won't.

Kids Shouldn't Be at Rikers, Period

New York State's top corrections official said this week that he supports moving all adolescent inmates off Rikers Island. His statement raises hopes for an end to what the US Attorney for the Southern District of New York, in a scathing...Show More Summary

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