Mental wellness may be important prevention factor for sudden death in genetic heart disease

Studying mice modeling a human genetic disease that causes irregular heartbeats and can lead to sudden death, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers have shown that emotional stress seems to promote symptoms of the disease and worsens its progression. The researchers say in their study, published Nov. 24, 2020, in the Journal of Clinical Medicine, that physicians […]

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Salesforce, Slack asked to provide additional information by DOJ’s antitrust unit

Salesforce.com Inc and Slack Technologies Inc have received requests for additional information from the antitrust division of the U.S. Department of Justice related to their $27.7 billion merger, regulatory filings showed on Tuesday. The two companies were also asked to provide documentary material, the filings here showed. On Dec. 1, cloud computing company Salesforce.com agreed […]

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Texas is frozen and in crisis. A furniture store owner has emerged as a hero — again.

Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale is known for his showmanship, even airing television commercials in which he’s actually wearing a mattress to draw attention to his stores. But McIngvale is becoming more famous for something else: turning his expansive showrooms into lifesaving shelters. He opened his Gallery Furniture stores to people who […]

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Chinese drone maker’s stock plunges as short-seller takes aim

Drone manufacturer EHang Holdings Ltd’s shares plunged on Tuesday after an investment research firm said it had shorted the stock and questioned the accuracy of what the Chinese company has said about its business. Guangzhou, China-based EHang’s shares closed 62.7% lower at $46.30 on Nasdaq. Wolfpack Research, which specializes in short-selling, or betting that shares […]

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