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Teen facing 15 charges in connection to London acid attacks

Teen facing 15 charges in connection to London acid attacks

World
A teenager is facing multiple charges in connection to five linked acid attacks in north and east London earlier this week, police said today. Authorities charged a 16-year-old male on Saturday evening with 15 offenses, including multiple counts of robbery and grievous bodily harm (GBH), according to London’s Metropolitan Police. The teen was arrested Friday after he was identified near the scene of the attacks, which took place on Thursday, in surveillance video. The suspect has been remanded in custody and will appear before Stratford Youth Court on Monday. A 15-year-old male was also arrested at an address in the Stoke Newington neighborhood of north London on Friday morning, also on suspicion of grievous bodily harm and robbery, police said. He was released on bail Saturday morning
Study: Strong connection exists between Parkinson's and melanoma

Study: Strong connection exists between Parkinson's and melanoma

Health
SATURDAY, July 8, 2017 -- People with Parkinson's disease are about four times more likely to develop melanoma skin cancer, and conversely, people with melanoma have a fourfold higher risk of getting Parkinson's, researchers report. Although doctors have known about the connection between these diseases, they still don't know why having one increases the risk of the other."Future research should focus on identifying common genes, immune responses and environmental exposures that may link these two diseases," said study first author Dr. Lauren Dalvin, who's with the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn."If we can pinpoint the cause of the association between Parkinson's disease and melanoma, we will be better able to counsel patients and families about their risk of developing one disease in ...