Health


Early detection is a key factor to prevent type 2 diabetes Early detection is a key factor to prevent type 2 diabetes
- November 17, 2016

The report estimates that the number of people with diabetes in Kenya is projected to grow by 135 percent by 2040. "When someone is told they have pre-diabetes, we hope it will cause them to make changes to their habits in order to prevent the development of diabetes and its complications", says the study's senior author Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPH, a professor in the Bloomberg School's Department of Epidemiology. (more...)
NFPA: Thanksgiving Leading Day for Home Cooking Fires NFPA: Thanksgiving Leading Day for Home Cooking Fires
- November 17, 2016

The association says the large amount of oil used by turkey fryers at a very high temperature is extremely unsafe. "The data suggests that it's often a combination of factors that contribute to an increased risk of home-cooking fires on Thanksgiving", said Lorraine Carli, the Association's vice president of outreach and advocacy. (more...)
Global and Chinese Metal Mask Industry, 2016; New Report Launched
- November 17, 2016

Moreover, an extensive analysis of market size of types, applications, and regions is offered for the forecast period. First, this report analyzed the basic scope of this industry like definition, specification, classification, application, industry policy and news in Chapter 1. (more...)
Cholesterol drug shows promise to help reverse heart disease Cholesterol drug shows promise to help reverse heart disease
- November 17, 2016

The study involved 968 patients in academic and community hospitals in North America, Europe, South America and Asia who have coronary disease and were already being treated with statins. Dr. Vincent Bufalino, president of Advocate Medical Group, a large cardiology group in suburban Chicago, agreed. Ultrasound scans showed that bringing cholesterol levels that low prompted hardening of the arteries to reverse in four out of five patients, Nissen said . (more...)
Trump says same-sex marriage is settled law, but abortion isn't Trump says same-sex marriage is settled law, but abortion isn't
- November 17, 2016

It's done. You have these cases that have gone to the Supreme Court . Josh Blackman an associate professor of Law at the South Texas College of Law in Houston, said that Trump's remarks are not entirely clear but could be understood to suggest that even though Roe v. (more...)
Whole-fat milk may make kids leaner Whole-fat milk may make kids leaner
- November 17, 2016

Less than one per cent of participants drank a mix of the milks. Led by Dr. Jonathon Maguire, the study suggests that depriving children of fat might be the reason some of them are overweight, CBC reports. Enough so, that it could make the difference between a child being at a healthy weight or overweight. However, the study didnt examine whether kids were given milk with a particular fat content due to their weight profile. (more...)
Long-lasting cholesterol lowering seen with Medicines Co drug Long-lasting cholesterol lowering seen with Medicines Co drug
- November 17, 2016

In recent years, there has been a lot of hope about Amgen's Repatha (evolocumab) and other PCSK9 drugs (named for proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitors), which were approved by the Food and Drug Administration last year. (more...)
New Yorkers can renew Obamacare plans starting today
- November 17, 2016

If I find myself uninsured again, I don't know what will happen. "It sounds morbid, but I've been looking at funeral plans". The question of what President-elect Trump will do with the Affordable Care Act is, like much of his presidential policy, up in the air. (more...)
Watch Ed Sheeran Surprise A Fan In Hospital Watch Ed Sheeran Surprise A Fan In Hospital
- November 17, 2016

Melody Driscoll was beside herself with joy when the star singer made a bedside visit to see her at Epsom Hospital in Surrey last week. Melody has been a huge fan of Ed Sheeran since seeing him perform Thinking Out Loud - her doctors even play his music to help her cope with the chronic pain caused by her condition. (more...)
New 'IVF calculator' can predict couple's chance of conceiving baby, say experts New 'IVF calculator' can predict couple's chance of conceiving baby, say experts
- November 17, 2016

This is the first tool to provide cumulative estimates over multiple complete IVF cycles, which the researchers state is important because the first attempt does not always work and the increase in frozen embryo use means women have further attempts in that one complete cycle. (more...)
Georgia set to execute man who killed his ex-girlfriend Georgia set to execute man who killed his ex-girlfriend
- November 17, 2016

Spears was the 18 person executed this year in the United States and the eighth in Georgia, the most of any state, according to the nonprofit Death Penalty Information Center. Her body was discovered August 25 when she didn't pick up her son from a visit to her ex-husband and police were contacted. Police eventually found her body in the bedroom, which Spears had padlocked. (more...)
Undocumented Pinoy immigrants may be deported by Trump
- November 17, 2016

The precise amount of federal funding sanctuary cities might be denied isn't clear at this point, but they stand to lose hundreds of millions in grant dollars , at least . Thousands protest anticipated immigration policies of president-elect Donald Trump . The FBI says the number of hate crimes reported to law enforcement agencies increased past year, led mostly by a 67 percent surge in crimes against Muslims. (more...)
Baptist church in Dallas votes to accept LGBT members Baptist church in Dallas votes to accept LGBT members
- November 17, 2016

When Wilshire Baptist announced its decision on LGBT inclusion, Mason said, the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship didn't object: It sent flowers for the pulpit this Sunday. "It shouldn't be a close call". "I think it's sad that they didn't give love a place at the table". Delegates met for the convention's 110th annual meeting at Quail Springs Baptist Church, 14613 N May. (more...)
Woman gives birth to twins that were conceived 10 days apart Woman gives birth to twins that were conceived 10 days apart
- November 17, 2016

Charlotte and Olivia's original due dates were 10 days apart: December 20 and December 30, but both were delivered two days before the C-section they'd originally planned. Also, ovulation takes place usually every after 28 days and with Hill's case, it only took her about 10 days to ovulate again despite being pregnant. (more...)
Airport shooting likely case of workplace revenge
- November 17, 2016

The captain said it appeared the suspect waited in his truck for the victim, a Southwest Airlines employee named Michael Winchester, to either arrive for or leave work. "Our focus remains on offering support to the Winchester family and Southwest employees during this hard time", the airline said in its statement. "Mike was a former Sooner student athlete as was his son James/daughter Carolyn", the school's athletic director, Joe Castiglione, tweeted Tuesday afternoon. (more...)
Fliers left on Dallas college campus condemn biracial dating Fliers left on Dallas college campus condemn biracial dating
- November 17, 2016

It lists several stories about white women being assaulted by black men as examples of why all black men can not be trusted. Among the most troubling language in the handout are the notions that white women should "avoid" dating Black men because they are morel likely to commit "violent crimes", and more likely to transmit STDs, than their white counterparts. (more...)
Kareena Chooses Deepika Over Katrina! Kareena Chooses Deepika Over Katrina!
- November 17, 2016

In a recent interview with a daily, Kareena shared, "Well I think it's all about wearing things that you are comfortable in, I have always done that - something that represents your personality". Kareena within few seconds said, "None". Actress Deepika Padukone has time and again proved her acting prowess in the Bollywood industry by giving back-to-back hit films. (more...)
Congressional Black Caucus mourns trailblazer Gwen Ifill Congressional Black Caucus mourns trailblazer Gwen Ifill
- November 17, 2016

She began to make television appearances as a panelist around this time. Many other anniversary pieces simply touched on the importance of the march and the progress made. "I love what I get to do every day ... to ask the questions and even sometimes to get answers", Ifill told a Newseum gathering of 51 students at the 2014 Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Scholars program. (more...)
Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires Relentless smoke spreads fear at edge of southern wildfires
- November 17, 2016

A code orange alert has been issued for much of the rest of the state . Baldwin County is included as one of those counties, and so are the other three counties that make up what is known as Georgia's Lake Country. Besides coughing and trouble breathing, many people experience symptoms similar to a sinus infection, such as headaches, sore throat, a runny nose and even tiredness, according to the CDC. (more...)
Despite loss, MI still No. 3 in latest CFP rankings
- November 17, 2016

Wisconsin is nearly a lock to get into their conference title game, and they're just waiting for their opponent. The Wolverines slip only one spot to No. They've won at Auburn , vs Louisville and at Florida State . "[It was the] toughest week yet to try to figure it all out", said College Football Gametime host Chris Goforth, who added Ohio State to his playoff four and dropped Washington . (more...)