British people's support for refugees grows: study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Public sympathy for refugees is growing in Britain and more than half of British people believe there should be greater support from the government, a study found on Thursday. Sympathy towards refugees has increased, with 38 percent of respondents to the Aurora Humanitarian Index poll expressing regret that Britain was […]

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Boosting the effects of vitamin D to tackle diabetes …

The investigators accomplished their goal by using an unexpected source: vitamin D. Vitamin D in cells and mouse models proved beneficial in treating damaged beta cells. “In this study, we identified the vitamin D receptor as an important modulator of both inflammation and beta cell survival.” Using beta cells created from embryonic stem cells, the […]

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Turning Healthcare into Community Wealth in Cleveland

In a major expansion of the company announced today, Evergreen Cooperative Laundry, a 100-percent worker-owned company established in 2009, is taking over management of the Collinwood laundry facility. Jebbison and her Collinwood co-workers will be offered an accelerated path to ownership, potentially becoming full worker-owners of Evergreen Cooperative Laundry in six months. For new employees, […]

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