Sport

Patrick Mahomes: My contract has me set for life, other QB contracts don’t affect me

Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes signed a 10-year contract two years ago, and since then other quarterbacks who have accomplished less than Mahomes have signed contracts that pay more money per year, with more guaranteed, and over shorter terms that will allow them to hit free agency again sooner. But Mahomes says he’s not concerned. Mahomes […]

Lifestyle

Alzheimer’s researchers study drug efficacy in early stages of disease

Most drugs developed to treat Alzheimer’s disease have for years been ineffective in clinical trials. Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine recently evaluated the efficacy of a failed clinical trial drug using their rigorous pipeline. Researchers from Model Organism Development and Evaluation for Late-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (MODEL-AD), a consortium of experts at IU School […]

Business

UBS plans to expand China footprint with new mutual fund unit

UBS Group AG (UBSG.S) plans to set up a wholly owned mutual fund business in China, two people with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters, as the Swiss bank seeks to expand its footprint in the country’s $3.9 trillion retail fund market. UBS aims to launch the China fund unit in about two years, […]

Technology

Raji: An Ancient Epic Enhanced Edition out now on PlayStation and Xbox

The Enhanced Edition of Raji: An Ancient Epic is now available on consoles. The update was made available on PC back in May and now arrives on Xbox and PlayStation consoles, with a Switch version due soon on 28th July. The new version adds a number of extra features, most notably ray-tracing and a Hindi […]

News

Early signs of motor neurone disease as rugby star Ed Slater receives shock diagnosis

Gloucester Rugby star Ed Slater has announced his immediate retirement from the sport after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease at just 33. His club confirmed the heartbreaking news of his diagnosis and retirement with a statement, which read: “Gloucester Rugby is deeply pained to announce that Ed Slater has been diagnosed with Motor Neurone […]

Sport

Leonard Fournette’s trainer acknowledges weight gain, says he’ll be in top shape for the season

Buccaneers running back Leonard Fournette reportedly angered the team’s coaching staff by showing up to mandatory minicamp weighing nearly 260 pounds. But Fournette’s trainer says that will be a distant memory when the season starts. Trainer Jordan Bush, who has been working with Fournette since minicamp, acknowledged to Greg Auman of TheAthletic.com that Fournette came […]

Lifestyle

Genetics weigh heavy on childhood cancer survivors’ risk of developing obesity

Researchers at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital combined genetic and clinical risk factors to create a method to predict which childhood cancer patients are most likely to develop severe or “morbid” obesity as adults. The tool will give physicians and survivors the information to help motivate positive lifestyle changes. The research was published today in […]

Business

France’s Danone raises sales outlook despite hiking prices

Danone (DANO.PA) raised its annual revenue growth forecast after its second-quarter sales beat analysts’ estimates on strong demand for baby food and bottled water, even as the company raised prices to mitigate higher costs. Danone, whose brands include Evian and Badoit water, Activia yoghurt and Aptamil baby formula, said it now expects like-for-like sales to […]

Technology

Smell like your favourite Great Ace Attorney characters with this new perfume line from Capcom

Capcom is releasing a perfume line inspired by The Great Ace Attorney. The collection, announced yesterday, features series protagonist Ryuunosuke Naruhodo alongside supporting characters Kazuma Asogi, Herlock Sholmes, and Barok van Zieks. The item descriptions on Parco Online Store list the ingredients featured, which are inspired by each character they are named after. The ingredients […]

News

Mum slams gym for ‘snotty email’ with threat after she skipped exercise class

Even the most dedicated of gym-goers have to skip a workout from time to time. Whether something cropped up, or you just can’t face a gruelling session, even the best of intentions sometimes go amiss. But one woman has been left irritated by her gym’ s “snotty” response after she had to skip a couple […]