Daily Archives: January 7, 2022

The Dallas Stars, who on Saturday host the surging Pittsburgh Penguins, proved to themselves that a long layoff and games against strong teams aren’t enough to deter them.After a 16-day break because of postponements and the NHL’s holiday shutdown, the Stars on Thursday topped the visiting Florida Panthers in a wild, seesaw 6-5 shootout.”It wasn’t our prettiest, but we got the result we wanted,” said Dallas winger Jamie Benn, who had a goal and an assist against Florida. “We’re going to try to keep building.”The Stars’ lull was sparked by a COVID-19 outbreak that hit their organization both at the…

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PARIS, Jan 7 (Reuters) – A major aluminium smelter in northern France is to reduce production by 15percent in response to soaring electricity prices, a spokesperson for the site’s owner American Industrial Partners (AIP) said on Friday.The smelter at Dunkirk, which has annual capacity of about 285,000 tonnes, has already cut output by 10percent and will reduce it by a further 5percent next week, the spokesperson said.Dunkirk is one of several aluminium plants in Europe to lower production https:www.reuters.commarketscommoditieseuropes-power-crunch-sparks-aluminium-smelter-meltdown-andy-home-2022-01-06 since last month in response to record electricity prices that have hurt margins for the energy-intensive industry.The spokesperson declined to comment…

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Stress may exacerbate Crohn’s disease flare-ups by weakening the innate immune system. According to a study, psychological stress may contribute to Crohn’s disease flare-ups by impeding the body’s ability to fight off bad gut bacteria like E coli. Crohn’s disease is a chronic illness that causes inflammation, scarring, and ulcers in the digestive tract, most commonly in the small and large intestine. It’s a debilitating gut disease that affects around 115,000 people in the UK and nearly 3 million people worldwide. Researchers from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada, discovered that stress hormones suppressed the innate immune system of mice. This…

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Helen Mirren’s hidden heritage was revealed in the 1921 census. She is well-known around the world as the British star of blockbuster Hollywood films and for her A-list red carpet presence. However, a newly discovered 1921 census record sheds light on Dame Helen Mirren’s fascinating past. When Tsar Nicholas II sent her grandfather Pyotr Vasilievich Mironoff and the rest of his family to England in 1915, he brought his son Vasily Petrovich Mironoff – Dame Helen’s father – and the rest of his family. When the Russian Revolution broke out in 1917, however, the family was forced to stay in…

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