Day: December 9, 2011

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Up, Beats Forecast

Confidence among U.S. consumers rose more than forecast in December as Americans’ outlooks improved. The Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan preliminary index of consumer sentiment rose to 67.7, a six-month high, from 64.1 at the end of November. The median estimate of 73 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News called for a […]

The Health Risks of Being Left-Handed

Handedness, as the dominance of one hand over the other is called, provides a window into the way our brains are wired, experts say. And it may help shed light on disorders related to brain development, like dyslexia, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, which are more common […]

Lady doctor sues Haia member for misconduct

By ARAB NEWS ALKHOBAR: The Commission for Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice (Haia) has started investigating allegations that a Haia member harassed and humiliated a woman doctor, Al-Madinah Arabic daily reported. “The investigation committee at the Haia has started a probe into the entire issue. We are awaiting […]