Study finds weak brain connections in autistic children

Study finds weak brain connections in autistic children

(WASHINGTON-AFP) – Some children with autism have weak brain connections in regions that link speech with emotional rewards, possibly signaling a new pathway in treatment, researchers said Monday. The study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences is the first to suggest that the reason why children with autism display an insensitivity to […]

19.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Mercedes-Benz goes fashion mad

Mercedes-Benz goes fashion mad

(Relaxnews) – The German automobile brand has teamed up with super-stylist Carine Roitfeld on a new car camapign, and has also worked with London menswear designers Spencer Hart on a new shooting brake model. Mercedes has released a new film titled “Vision in Motion” shot by photographers Max von Gumppenberg and Patrick Bienert and styled by Carine […]

19.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, Motoring, Videos ·
Hirsuite portrait chosen for ‘Steve Jobs’ paperback

Hirsuite portrait chosen for ‘Steve Jobs’ paperback

(Relaxnews) – It’s not the iconic portrait of a turtle-necked, close-cropped, bearded Steve Jobs that adorns the cover of Walter Isaacson’s paperback biography. Steve With Hair is a look we’ll all know by the time Simon & Schuster’s mass market edition hits the shelves this September. That’s thanks in part to the Ashton Kutcher biopic […]

19.06.2013 · Filled under: Books, Hollywood Stars ·
Boeing launches new Dreamliner with over 100 orders

Boeing launches new Dreamliner with over 100 orders

(LE BOURGET, France-AFP) – Boeing launched a bigger version of its next-generation 787 Dreamliner at the Paris Air Show on Tuesday with more than 100 orders from airlines and leasing groups around the world. “Boeing today officially launches the 787-10,” Boeing head Jim McNerney told reporters, with commitments to buy the new aircraft from United […]

19.06.2013 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Dingdong Dantes hits career ‘crossroads’

Dingdong Dantes hits career ‘crossroads’

Dingdong Dantes said he is praying for discernment in relation to his next big career move, amid speculations that he is set to switch networks. The 32-year-old actor, who is a prized leading man of GMA-7, said he is considering several factors in deciding which path to take as he faces a “crossroad” in his […]

18.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
Jennifer Lopez to star in Chilean miners movie

Jennifer Lopez to star in Chilean miners movie

(Relaxnews) – Actress and singer Jennifer Lopez will team up with Antonio Banderas and Martin Sheen, her co-stars in 2006′s “Bordertown,” for “The 33″, a movie about one of the most reported-on events of 2010, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Jennifer Lopez will star in this movie by the Mexican-American producer Patricia Riggen (“La misma […]

18.06.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars ·
Microsoft BUILD rumor roundup

Microsoft BUILD rumor roundup

(Relaxnews) – A rundown of the rumors surrounding Microsoft BUILD 2013, the software company’s annual developers’ conference which is scheduled to start on June 26 in San Francisco. This year’s event comes hot on the heals of the World Wide Developers Conference, Apple’s own equivalent, which came to a close on Saturday and which was […]

18.06.2013 · Filled under: Games, Online, Science & Technology ·
Talk therapy or Prozac? A new test could detect what’s best for depressives

Talk therapy or Prozac? A new test could detect what’s best for depressives

(Relaxnews) – For patients with depression, there isn’t much hard science to help you or your doctor decide your best course of treatment – if talk therapy is right for you, or if you need antidepressants, such as Prozac. The wrong choice can bring on months of added suffering. But now a new study involving […]

18.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Among young baseball players, ‘dangerous pitching behavior’ is on the rise

Among young baseball players, ‘dangerous pitching behavior’ is on the rise

(Relaxnews) – A new US study finds that baseball injuries among youth are on the rise, with the risk of a serious throwing injury 16 times more likely than it was 30 years ago. Here’s how to keep your baseball-loving youngster safe. “Our research team and colleagues from around the country saw several recurring themes,” […]

18.06.2013 · Filled under: Sports & Recreation ·
Spider-Man will be back in theaters in 2016 and 2018

Spider-Man will be back in theaters in 2016 and 2018

(Relaxnews) – Columbia Pictures has already scheduled the releases of the third and fourth chapters of “The Amazing Spider-Man.” As long as no major issue is encountered, Andrew Garfield’s version of Spider-Man will continue his adventures until 2018. “The Amazing Spider-Man 3″ will be released in theaters on June 20, 2016 in North America. The […]

18.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Sugar overload may stress your heart: study

Sugar overload may stress your heart: study

(Relaxnews) – Addicted to sugar? A new US study finds that eating too much sweet stuff will not only contribute to weight gain but can set people down a pathway to heart failure. A single small molecule, the glucose metabolite glucose 6-phosphate (G6P) — which accumulates from eating too much starch or sugar — causes […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Why KC Concepcion said yes to supporting role

Why KC Concepcion said yes to supporting role

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — KC Concepcion doesn’t mind being given a supporting role in her latest TV project, despite having previously played lead in a primetime series. In fact, the 28-year-old actress said she considers it an “honor” to share a project with Judy Ann Santos, who leads the cast of the upcoming Kapamilya series “Huwag […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars ·
London Collections: Men kicks off with parties, openings and teasers

London Collections: Men kicks off with parties, openings and teasers

(Relaxnews) – Dolce & Gabbana’s new London store opening, Elton John’s party and Burberry’s teasers have set the tone for the start of the menswear program currently taking place in the British capital. Dolce & Gabbana The Italian design duo opened their new store in London and showed off a Summer 2014 tailoring collection at […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Film, International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
Twitter index: Jay-Z teases new album, Miss USA announced

Twitter index: Jay-Z teases new album, Miss USA announced

(Relaxnews) – [Corrected: Clarifies timing of special early album launch in paragraph 4] On Monday, June 17, Twitter users are buzzing about “Magna Carta” the forthcoming album from Jay-Z, which the artist teased in an advert for Samsung, and discussing the winner of Miss USA. Trending in eighth place on Twitter’s top ten worldwide trending […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: International Stars, Music, Online, Videos ·
China supercomputer world’s fastest: report

China supercomputer world’s fastest: report

(BEIJING-AFP) – A Chinese supercomputer is the fastest in the world, according to survey results announced Monday, comfortably overtaking a US machine which now ranks second. Tianhe-2, a supercomputer developed by China’s National University of Defense Technology, achieved processing speeds of 33.86 petaflops (1000 trillion calculations) per second on a benchmarking test, earning it the […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Online, Science & Technology ·
Google+ trends: ‘True Blood’ season six kicks off

Google+ trends: ‘True Blood’ season six kicks off

(Relaxnews) – On Monday, June 17, Google+ users are talking about the latest episode of the hit TV series “True Blood,” which was shown on Sunday, June 16. The hit HBO TV series “True Blood” explores the coexistence of people and vampires in the United States in an alternate future. The show is based on […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Trailer: DiCaprio to play money mogul in new Scorsese

Trailer: DiCaprio to play money mogul in new Scorsese

(Relaxnews) – Scorsese’s new hotly-anticipated film, “The Wolf of Wall Street,” has just dropped its first trailer. Paramount Pictures offers a glimpse of one of the highlights of its end-of-year lineup. Two years after his family film digression “Hugo Cabret,” Martin Scorsese has teamed up with Leonardo DiCaprio again in this roguish film based on […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars, Videos ·
Volunteering is good for your blood pressure: study

Volunteering is good for your blood pressure: study

(Relaxnews) – Volunteering to help others doesn’t only feel good but it can also boost your heart health by reducing blood pressure, a new US study suggests. The study involved 1,100 adults aged 51 to 91, who were interviewed about their volunteering habits and had their blood pressure checked at the beginning of the study […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Superman tops world box office charts

Superman tops world box office charts

(Relaxnews) – As of June 16, “Man of Steel” grossed $196.68 million worldwide after its first weekend in commercial theaters, reports Rentrak. The new superhero blockbuster has come out in 25 territories and already reigns triumphant in North America, where it has raked in $125.08 million, or 63.6 percent of its global sales, since its […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Charice has a crush on Sarah G

Charice has a crush on Sarah G

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — Singer Charice, who admitted that she is a lesbian, revealed that she has a crush on fellow singer Sarah Geronimo. “Kasi po siyempre she’s pretty, bonus na ‘yon, we all know that. Pero ang talagang napakabait niya and I know na dinifend niya ako,” Charice said. Geronimo first met Charice when she […]

17.06.2013 · Filled under: Filipino Stars, Music ·