Top vets reject homeopathic treatment for animals as primary care

The Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons issued a statement to remind its members of their fundamental obligation to science-based medicine and animal welfare. 

A vet and veterinary nurse prepare a dog for surgery. (Photo: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

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Talking to Yourself Out Loud May Be a Sign of Higher Intelligence, Find Researchers

A new study shows how talking to yourself may help your brain perform better.

Man talking to a statue that looks like him. Credit: Pixabay.

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Brexit and Sons: Italeave, Portugo, Nicoseeya (and More)

Caught between a rock and a hard place, the EU had better get ready for some of these exit-names

The European Union finds itself trapped in a reality not unlike the Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Former friends are turning into mortal enemies at a frightening rate. 

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Immigrants Must Learn English and Take Allegiance Oath, Says Parliamentary Report

A report by UK's parliamentary committee tackles the issue of non-integration in the country's Muslim communities. 

Immigrants into the UK should swear an oath of allegiance and be made to learn English, concluded the Parliament's new group on social integration, which has representatives from all parties.

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14 Year Old Wins Right to Have Her Body Cryogenically Preserved

Would you be cryo-preserved, knowing that if you survived, you would wake up hundreds of years later? 

 

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It’s an urban legend many of us have heard and wondered about. It goes like this. Walt Disney had his body frozen at the time of his death, awaiting revival shortly after a cure for cancer had been found. Alas, though captivating it’s unfounded. The visionary was cremated on the day of his funeral back in 1966. But now, a teenage girl from the UK has in reality done what was rumored to have been performed on the inventor of Mickey Mouse. She was cryogenically frozen in the hope of being revived sometime in the future when a cure is in hand.  

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