Health Care


Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study Finds Diet Soda, Sweeteners Can Still Cause Diabetes, Study Finds
- April 24, 2018

Doctor Hyman says artificial sweeteners may slow metabolism and affect the brain, which may cause feelings of hunger and result in eating more. The paper is being presented at the Experimental Biology 2018 conference in San Diego , where other experts will convene to discuss the issue. (more...)
Night Owls Are More At Risk For Health Problems, Early Death Night Owls Are More At Risk For Health Problems, Early Death
- April 14, 2018

Night owls run a 10% higher risk of developing health problems such as diabetes , psychological abnormalities and an increased possibility of dying. 'There are a whole variety of unhealthy behaviours related to being up late in the dark by yourself'. "It is a public health problem that cannot be ignored", said Malcolm von Schantz , a professor of chronobiology at Surrey University. (more...)
German police say Muenster attacker acted alone, had no political motive German police say Muenster attacker acted alone, had no political motive
- April 09, 2018

He was a Munster resident and apparently well off. He stressed that the investigation was at an early stage but said "at the moment, nothing speaks for there being any Islamist background". "This was a frightful and sad day for the people of Munster, all of Germany. and also the people of the Netherlands, who were sitting here and became victims", he said. (more...)
What Happened on the Final Show Before WrestleMania 34 What Happened on the Final Show Before WrestleMania 34
- April 08, 2018

The card is set for WWE's biggest showcase, WrestleMania 34 . Brock Lesnar and Roman Reigns are expected to cross paths again as well. More news about " WrestleMania 34 " should be made available soon. Plus, an Undertaker victory would allow him to retire - for real this time - on a winning note. Since he defeated Big Show for the United States Championship at WrestleMania 20 in 2004, Cena has never missed the show. (more...)
Public urged to work together to fight against tuberculosis Public urged to work together to fight against tuberculosis
- March 25, 2018

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Global TB Report 2017, estimated that about 10.4 million people fell ill with TB, resulting in 1.3 million deaths among HIV-negative people, making it the ninth leading cause of death worldwide. This plan has recommendations as per the guidelines by World Health Organization and is in line with the requirements of the province for the timely end of TB. (more...)
Blocked sensor prompts recall of 452000 Kidde smoke alarms Blocked sensor prompts recall of 452000 Kidde smoke alarms
- March 22, 2018

If your unit is affected, please continue and register for a replacement. No smoke alarms installed by Sioux City Fire Rescue are involved with the recall. That cap, seen through a slit in the edge of the units, covers one of the two smoke sensors and can compromise the unit's effectiveness. Those with these affected smoke alarms to urged to remove them and visually inspect them for the presence of the aforementioned yellow cap. (more...)
Darious Hall provides hope for Arkansas' future in disappointing NCAA Tournament loss Darious Hall provides hope for Arkansas' future in disappointing NCAA Tournament loss
- March 19, 2018

That game will take place on Sunday. "I wasn't focused", Gafford said. "We'll have to respond in the moment, but I believe that's a big part of the game". And I thought that would spur us on. "Give them credit. I thought they played well". McDermott was the only other Butler player in double figures scoring with 11. (more...)
When Does 'Avengers: Infinity War' Come Out? Release Date Changed When Does 'Avengers: Infinity War' Come Out? Release Date Changed
- March 03, 2018

Most Marvel Studios movies are released overseas a week early, but now the US shares a release date with other major markets like India and the United Kingdom. Thanks to the overwhelming success of Black Panther , it is safe to say that Wakanda would play a role in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe . (more...)
Dalton High School Teacher Opens Fire In His Classroom Dalton High School Teacher Opens Fire In His Classroom
- March 03, 2018

You can see the boarded up window where Dalton police say Davidson fired a single shot out the window and then barricaded himself in the classroom. He also served as the play-by-play voice for Dalton football games, according to The New York Post . (more...)
Olympics: Japan's Olympians share Pyeongchang experiences with fans Olympics: Japan's Olympians share Pyeongchang experiences with fans
- March 02, 2018

It has a strong sense of justice and is very athletic, according to its description. The winning design - penned by Ryo Taniguchi, an artist who graduated from Cabrillo College in California - was selected from a vote of kids from 16,769 elementary schools across Japan. (more...)
Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California Trump Says He May Pull Immigration Enforcement From California
- February 23, 2018

President Donald Trump angrily said on Thursday that he is considering withdrawing immigration and border control enforcement agencies from California because of what he called the state's "protection of terrible criminals". Why? Because he feels the state is giving his administration "no help" in targeting the violent MS-13 gang, especially in Los Angeles. The Department of Homeland Security did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Trump's statement. (more...)
Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done Mercedes and Hamilton hope to start season with new deal done
- February 23, 2018

Bottas gave the challenger its debut in the morning before world champion team-mate Hamilton got his first taste of a vehicle he has described as a "work of art". This year, being a little more confident of what we're aiming for, we've been able to commit more fully to certain concepts. "It's just about sorting out the details and I hope we will have something done before the first race". (more...)
Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight Low-fat diet as effective as low-carb for losing weight
- February 22, 2018

Maybe we shouldn't be asking what's the best diet, but what's the best diet for whom?" he said . Past research has shown that a range of factors including genetics, insulin levels and microorganisms found in the body can impact weight loss. (more...)
Dennis Smith Jr. calls his dunk contest loss Dennis Smith Jr. calls his dunk contest loss "highway robbery"
- February 21, 2018

Nance has his first and last dunk planned but part of the rules are to use a prop and that is one he is still working on. NBA All-Star Weekend is underway in Los Angeles and one of the most exciting events takes place Saturday night: the NBA Slam Dunk Contest . (more...)
CDC reports kratom-related salmonella outbreak in Kansas CDC reports kratom-related salmonella outbreak in Kansas
- February 21, 2018

The FDA is also involved in the outbreak investigation, according to the agency's website . In previous statements, Gottlieb said the FDA needs to weigh all available evidence and ask whether the use of kratom could increase the opioid epidemic, yet he also acknowledged that if the proponents are right, kratom could be used as an alternate tool to treat the addiction. (more...)
Top IM bomb expert arrested near Nepal Top IM bomb expert arrested near Nepal
- February 15, 2018

According to Delhi Police, Ariz Khan alias Junaid, is an "expert bomb maker, conspirator, and executioner". Two Indian Mujahideen terrorists were killed and two others were arrested in the encounter by Delhi police in Batla House area of Jamia Nagar. (more...)
Here's why you might want to linger over lunch to lose weight Here's why you might want to linger over lunch to lose weight
- February 14, 2018

Participants were asked about the speed they ate food - fast, normal or slow - and other lifestyle habits including eating dinner within two hours of sleeping, after-dinner snacking and skipping breakfast . Now, a study in BMJ Open sheds some light onto which of those strategies actually work: Based on data from almost 60,000 people, three behaviors-eating slowly, cutting out after-dinner snacks and not eating within two hours of going to bed-were linked to lower obesity rates and smaller ... (more...)
Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors Maker of OxyContin to stop promoting opioids to doctors
- February 12, 2018

Purdue Pharma has total revenue of about $3 billion, with perhaps a third of the total coming from painkiller OxyContin. Instead, any questions doctors have will be directed to the Stamford, Conn. On its website, Purdue-which is a privately held company-is positioning itself as still wanting to be a player in pain management going forward. More recently, it has positioned itself as an advocate for fighting the opioid addiction crisis as overdoses from prescription drugs claim thousands of ... (more...)
The Chinese Police Force Are Now Armed With Facial Recognition Smart Glasses The Chinese Police Force Are Now Armed With Facial Recognition Smart Glasses
- February 10, 2018

Officers wearing the special glasses are stationed at four entrances to the train station. China is one of the many countries in the world, such as Great Britain , which takes its surveillance and security to the next level. Or, as Sophie Richardson of Human Rights Watch put it past year: "It is frightening that Chinese authorities are collecting and centralising ever more information about hundreds of millions of ordinary people, identifying persons who deviate from what they ... (more...)
Chris Lengthy turns into face of Eagles' Cris Collinsworth anger Chris Lengthy turns into face of Eagles' Cris Collinsworth anger
- February 08, 2018

Early in the game, when the screen went black, it returned to National Football League commentators Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth making no mention of the mishap, leaving many fans to wonder if it was a glitch happening with their very own televisions. (more...)
Death of 8-year-old girl in Queens deemed flu-related Death of 8-year-old girl in Queens deemed flu-related
- February 07, 2018

Over 2,000 New Yorkers died from the flu and pneumonia, a common flu-related complication, in 2015, the a year ago with records available, according to a release from the New York City Health Department. "That's not zero. What is a zero percent protection is not getting the vaccine", said Bassett. That's the message New Yorkers need to know from the New York City Emergency Management Department's latest podcast series. (more...)
'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday 'Wear Red Day' slated for Friday
- February 03, 2018

The poll results reemphasize the need to increase awareness of cardiovascular disease, the importance of knowing your numbers, as well as the actions women can take to improve their overall health. According to the American Heart Association , cardiovascular disease, listed as the underlying cause of death, accounts for almost 800,000 deaths in the United States, and that translates to about one in every three. (more...)
Fujifilm is Going to Take Over Xerox in $6.1 Billion Deal Fujifilm is Going to Take Over Xerox in $6.1 Billion Deal
- February 01, 2018

Xerox shares were up 3.3 percent to $33.75 in early trading in New York Wednesday. "We believe Fujifilm's track record of advancing technology in innovative imaging and information solutions - especially in inkjet, imaging, and AI areas - will be important components of the success of the new Fuji Xerox". (more...)
Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa Jawbone dated to earliest known modern human outside Africa
- January 28, 2018

A student found the fossil in 2002 during a dig, said study co-lead author Israel Hershkovitz , a physical anthropologist at Tel Aviv University in Israel . According to Hershkovitz, these features make this find the oldest known anatomically modern humans (compared to more primitive Homo sapiens fossils found in Africa that retain archaic characteristics). (more...)
Will Gronk Be Cleared to Play in the Super Bowl? Will Gronk Be Cleared to Play in the Super Bowl?
- January 26, 2018

Tom Brady threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns in that contest and wide receiver Deion Branch was named Super Bowl MVP after compiling 133 yards on 11 receptions. Allen has 10 receptions for 86 yards and a touchdown this season. Think of DeSean Jackson taunting the Giants as he ran perpendicular to the end zone on the one-yard line as time expired while returning Matt Dodge's punt. (more...)
Huge cocaine stash hidden inside fresh pineapple Huge cocaine stash hidden inside fresh pineapple
- January 20, 2018

Through August past year, Sri Lankan customs seized six shipments of high-quality South American cocaine in 14 months, including Asia's largest-ever haul of the drug in December 2016, at its main port. Don't think these smugglers just tossed some baggies into some hollowed out pineapples either. The operation was led by two Colombian brothers who had laboratories located near the Spanish capital of Madrid. (more...)
Bangladesh Agrees With Burma to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years Bangladesh Agrees With Burma to Complete Rohingya Return in Two Years
- January 18, 2018

A CAMP to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh to Myanmar will be ready by its promised deadline next week. When asked whether the verification process is different from the one outlined in 1992 when a similar crisis had led to another deal being agreed upon, the ministry official declined to clarify, saying the foreign secretary will clarify the issue later. (more...)
O'Hare travelers may have been exposed to measles O'Hare travelers may have been exposed to measles
- January 16, 2018

The statement warned that this passenger "was infectious that day" and "may have traveled to other parts of the airport". The Illinois Department of Public Health says those who were at the airport between 6:30 a.m. The disease is most easily spread through coughing and sneezing and can cause further complications such as pneumonia or encephalitis. If symptoms of measles develops, IDPH recommends people should call a health care provider before going to a medical office or emergency ... (more...)
Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths Tarrant County reports its first 3 flu deaths
- January 11, 2018

There have been 3,854 total flu-associated hospitalizations since flu season began last October. The Ohio Department of Health said influenza A, or H3N2, is the most common virus this season. Anyone who has an influenza-like illness presenting with fever of more than 100 [degrees Fahrenheit] and sore throat could be suspected to have the flu. (more...)
Small study suggests ibuprofen alters testosterone metabolism Small study suggests ibuprofen alters testosterone metabolism
- January 10, 2018

Ibuprofen belongs to a group of drugs called non-steroidal anti-inflammatories, or NSAIDs. " The effects were very mild even after six weeks of regular consumption of ibuprofen, which is longer than is usually recommended in practice, so this data should not concern men who occasionally take ibuprofen for pain relief", added Imperial College London senior clinical lecturer in endocrinology Ali Abbara. (more...)
Flesh-eating bacteria kills Texan woman who ate raw oysters Flesh-eating bacteria kills Texan woman who ate raw oysters
- January 10, 2018

Dousing oysters with hot sauce or lemon or consuming them with alcohol also will not protect from the vibriosis virus. Bowers and LeBlanc's wife, Vickie Bergquist, are working to keep others from suffering a similar fate. Vibrio researcher Gabrielle Barbarite told Health that vibrio is not precisely a flesh-eating bacteria as it does not degrade skin on contact. (more...)
Steve Bannon Issues Apology as Trump Allies Flood the Airwaves
- January 08, 2018

When Tapper returned from commercial break, the journalist began the second part of his show by saying, 'Welcome back to State of the Union and planet Earth'. "(Bannon's) role has been greatly exaggerated, whereas the President hasn't gotten the due that he deserves for the movement that he put together to tap into the kinds of people whose life concerns don't get a lot of attention on CNN ", Miller said. (more...)
Penn State vs. Washington Penn State vs. Washington
- December 31, 2017

The Nittany Lions love their fans and their fans love them right back! Both defenses are of pretty similar caliber, but Penn State has the advantage in terms of offensive talent, so look for the Nittany Lions to pull away with a narrow victory, thanks to the dynamic duo of Barkley and McSorley. (more...)
World Health Organization to Declare Excessive Gaming to Be an Official Disorder
- December 27, 2017

Various other researchers contested the inclusion of gaming as an addiction into the WHO's ICD-11 database due to the vagueness of the disorder, which included 26 scholars rebutting the entry via an open letter on Research Gate . So parents, if your child has his eyes glued to the screen and fingers to the gaming remote, it's high time for you to start taking caution! "Important research has already been conducted for decades on the negative effects of gaming, including addiction, depression ... (more...)
Florida State vs. Southern Miss Florida State vs. Southern Miss
- December 23, 2017

Savoy had 17 points and seven rebounds, while M.J. Walker added 15 points and Mfiondu Kabengele ended with 12 points for Florida State (11-1), which had 13 players in the scoring sheet. Regardless, its quite the scenario, especially considering that Florida State had to win its final three games to secure bowl eligibility, including the rescheduled game against ULM. (more...)

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