The Daily Populous

Sunday August 5th, 2018 evening edition

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Cancer incidence in humans is currently on the rise, and much of this increase has been linked with changes in diet and lifestyle, as well as exposure to pollutants.

Human activity is causing many wildlife species to also experience changes in diet and habitat, but how this affects cancer rates has not been as well explored.

The scientists provide a summary of the mechanisms by which humans are inducing cancer in other animals.

Environmental contaminants disrupt cell growth through a variety of mechanisms, including DNA damage, interference with immune function, and disruption of hormonal balance.

One study showed that 27% of beluga whales in the highly polluted Saint Lawrence Estuary in Canada had cancer.

Meanwhile, radionucleotide contamination from the Chernobyl disaster in 1986 has been linked to increased tumours in local birds.

ALAN is linked with elevated cancer risk in humans, most likely through disruption of key hormones vital to sleep regulation and cancer suppression. »

For Some, Drug Tests Are Almost Impossible

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''I feel like I'm stuck in the middle, and neither the city nor the Coast Guard seem willing to move on my case.''.

Though most paruresis suffers who seek treatment are men, women suffer from it, too.

The company hired him last summer, but he says he is afraid to go public for fear of losing his job. »

Our climate plans are in pieces as killer summer shreds records

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It is on the doorsteps of everyday Americans, Europeans and Asians, and the best evidence shows it will get much worse.

Extreme heat waves are frequently cited as one of the most direct effects of man-made climate change.

Despite the deadly summer, overwhelming evidence that humans are altering the planet, and ever-improving science that links specific weather events to global warming, the international politics around the issue of climate change are in disarray. »

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet to tackle teen protests

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DHAKA - Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiraled into violence.

On Saturday the protests took a violent turn in Dhaka's Jigatala neighborhood with more than 100 people injured.

Jahirul Haq, chairman of the Bangladesh Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (BTRC), told AFP they received a "decision" from the government. »

Walmart cashier steps in when nail salon refuses wheelchair-bound woman

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When a Walmart cashier in Burton saw a customer get turned away from the store's nail salon, she took matters into her own hands.

That's where she captured a photo, which has since gone viral, of Walmart cashier Ebony Harris skipping her break to paint customer Angela Peters' nails.

Harris said she watched the nail salon, located just a few feet over, refuse to do Peters' nails because her hands shake quite a bit due to cerebral palsy. »