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Could a cell phone game detect who is at risk of Alzheimer's?

Senior Medical News - Sun, 05/05/2019 - 04:00
According to a new study, a cell phone game called 'Sea Hero Quest' could assist researchers in identifying people who are more at risk of Alzheimer's.

2019 Bulgaria-Romania Provisional Conference

Methodist News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:04
April 4-7, in Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria.

Black colleges and universities face challenges, too

Methodist News - Fri, 05/03/2019 - 07:48
While there have been no recent closures of United Methodist-affiliated black colleges and universities, schools such as Bennett College still face a challenging landscape.

Closures raise survival questions for small colleges

Methodist News - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 10:01
United Methodist-related colleges and universities are looking toward collaborations and mergers as they work to survive in challenging times for small liberal arts institutions.

Cameroon UMW group aims to empower displaced women

Methodist News - Thu, 05/02/2019 - 09:01
Members get skills training at annual conference to generate income and teach other women and girls to become self-sufficient in their communities.

2019 Serbia-Macedonia Provisional Conference

Methodist News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 14:26
April 11-14 in Macedonia.

Faith laid foundation for Lugar's public service

Methodist News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:03
Former U.S. senator from Indiana, who died April 28, was a committed United Methodist.

Chart of top court's rulings on GC2019 legislation

Methodist News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 11:08
Read a summary of decisions by the Judicial Council on petitions passed during the special called General Conference. Downloadable PDF.

Commentary: Pastor details pain of false arrest

Methodist News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 09:33
A United Methodist pastor finds God’s grace in his false arrest, which he says gave him the chance to shine a light on what others suffer in a flawed criminal justice system.

Pastors provide emotional support to cyclone survivors

Methodist News - Wed, 05/01/2019 - 08:33
Pastors in Zimbabwe are helping survivors of Cyclone Idai pick up the pieces physically and spiritually.

Experts draft guidelines for Alzheimer's-like condition

Senior Medical News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 10:00
Experts have defined an under-recognized, newly named condition that mimics Alzheimer's disease and propose guidelines for diagnosing and researching it.

Poor sense of smell linked to increased mortality risk

Senior Medical News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 09:00
A recent study found that a reduced sense of smell increased mortality risk, particularly in the participants who were healthiest at the start.

Pastors cope with sons’ overdose deaths

Methodist News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 08:23
Pastors are expected to care for their congregations. When two United Methodist clergy lost sons to overdoses, their congregations helped care for them.

Church aids 2,000 cyclone survivors in Zimbabwe

Methodist News - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 08:15
The United Methodist Church in Zimbabwe handed out more than $25,000 in aid to Cyclone Idai survivors in the Ngangu and Copper communities.

Court rulings escalate talk of church split

Methodist News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 14:52
The Judicial Council upheld much of the Traditional Plan and cleared the way for congregations to leave with their property.

Ohio college severs formal ties with denomination

Methodist News - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 14:48
Baldwin Wallace University names GC2019 actions and its own commitment to LGBTQ inclusion as reasons for disaffiliation.

Court OKs part of Traditional Plan, exit plan

Methodist News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 09:43
However, United Methodist Judicial Council rules that some key parts of denomination-wide plan are still unconstitutional.

Citrus farming to help clergy retirements

Methodist News - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 08:08
Some clergy in Zimbabwe are planting citrus trees to boost their retirement funds.

Deadly earthquake damages Filipino churches

Methodist News - Thu, 04/25/2019 - 10:21
United Methodists are picking up the pieces after a powerful earthquake struck the island of Luzon, killing at least 16 people and damaging homes and churches.

Conference urges apportionment support

Methodist News - Wed, 04/24/2019 - 11:39
While some plan to withhold church giving, the Desert Southwest Conference asks its churches to continue funding ministry at the conference and global level.
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