Health


Swapping meat for veg may keep you alive longer Swapping meat for veg may keep you alive longer
- August 07, 2016

The results show that high consumption of animal protein was associated with increased risk of death, while high intake of plant protein resulted in the opposite trend. But over 3 decades of research indicates that the optimal heart diet is based on predominantly on "good" carbs (fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, soy in their natural, unrefined forms, preferably organic). (more...)
Dentists May Have Been Lying About Flossing This Whole Time
- August 07, 2016

Jay Lala, Central Park Dentistry. "The other key factor is that there have been huge advances in the development of interdental brushes and these are now probably more effective in preventing or controlling gum disease". Remember those PSAs you used to watch in school-not to mention the advice your dentist always gave-telling you to floss every day? "Since neither the 2010 nor 2015 Advisory Committees reviewed evidence on brushing and flossing teeth, the authors of the current ... (more...)
Italian law promotes doggy bags to cut down on food waste Italian law promotes doggy bags to cut down on food waste
- August 07, 2016

The Italian government passed sweeping legislation this week that aims to drastically reduce the amount of food wasted in the country. It has clarified that food may still be donated even if it is past its sell-by date, and allows farmers to transfer produce to charities at no extra cost if it has not been sold. (more...)
Sleep disorders may increase risk of stroke Sleep disorders may increase risk of stroke
- August 07, 2016

Based on literature review , the researchers recommend that people who have had a stroke or a mini-stroke, called atransient ischemic attack, be screened for sleep disorders. The researchers think that patients having more severe sleep apnea may suffer from severe strokes. He says he does not believe sleep medications would be the most effective way of dealing with sleep problems. (more...)
Trump Acknowledges Mistake Over Iran Video Claims
- August 07, 2016

Because you know, they have all the camera equipment outside taking pictures of the stuff coming off the plane, ' Trump said . Iran, he said during the Florida rally , 'have a flawless tape done by, obviously, a government camera , and the tape is of the people taking the money off the plane, right? "Geneva, January 17", the footage is clearly labelled. (more...)
2 babies born in Calif. with Zika-related birth defects
- August 07, 2016

Of those 114 infections 21 are pregnant women. The state health department is also working with local health departments to assist families with infants born with Zika-related birth defects, and will monitor infants born to mothers with confirmed infections for one year. (more...)
Government forces make gains in Syria's Aleppo
- August 07, 2016

On Wednesday, Lieutenant-General Sergey Chvarkov, the director of the Russian Reconciliation Center in Syria, said the information was given to the United States on Monday, a day prior to the attack, Press TV reported. He said that a few hours after kicking off their "fourth stage", opposition factions were capable to liberate the village of Amiriya and Talat al-Mahroukat. (more...)
Former Ohio congressman Steve LaTourette dies at age 62 Former Ohio congressman Steve LaTourette dies at age 62
- August 07, 2016

While he was pro-life, LaTourette broke with Republicans opposing the bank rescue program and extending unemployment benefits during the recession. By any historical standards, former congressman Steve LaTourette was no moderate. Bush was pretty unpopular, because it was the six-year-itch election for the president. I was proud of them". He received a bachelor's degree from the University of MI in 1976 and a law degree from Cleveland State University in 1979. (more...)
Rio's poor watch Olympic opening from rooftops of slum Rio's poor watch Olympic opening from rooftops of slum
- August 07, 2016

Speaking afterwards the Scotsman said: "It was incredible to get to carry the flag and but also be around the rest of the British team and chat to the guys". He was standing in for suspended President Dilma Rousseff. The centerpiece of the opening ceremony, what the organizers said they hoped to be a major message to the world, focused on global climate change. (more...)
Zika outbreak sends chill through Florida's tourism industry
- August 07, 2016

Congress left for a seven-week summer recess without approving the $1.9 billion President Barack Obama requested in February to combat the virus. In our ever-more-connected world, this outbreak has spread throughout the Caribbean, Central America, and South America and even to island nations in Africa and the islands of the tropical Pacific Ocean (Oceania). (more...)
Refugee Olympic team gets huge Opening Ceremony ovation in Rio
- August 07, 2016

Having won the Olympics in 2009 during an economic boom, Brazil has since slipped into its worst recession in decades and a political crisis that has deeply divided the nation of 200 million people. "The heat is melting the ice cap", a narrator said. "Our admiration for you is even greater because you managed this at a very hard time in Brazilian history". (more...)
Castro's slam leads Yankees over Indians
- August 07, 2016

In the fifth, Gary Sanchez hit a RBI double. "You're not going to have many guys stealing on him with that arm". Wearing an Indians uniform, dressing in the visiting clubhouse at Yankee Stadium and sitting in the left-center field bullpen wasn't what Andrew Miller anticipated when he inked a four-year deal worth $36 million with the Yankees prior to the 2015 season. (more...)
Two new Zika Virus cases in San Francisco
- August 07, 2016

Health officials said there have been no confirmed cases of locally transmitted Zika virus in Louisiana. CDPH said it is actively monitoring all pregnant women with Zika infection in California. Unborn babies can develop severe birth defects . The virus is transmitted mainly by mosquitoes, but can also be transmitted sexually. Pregnant women have been advised not to travel to those areas because of the risk of microcephaly in infants. (more...)
Trump launches new, personal attacks on Hillary Clinton Trump launches new, personal attacks on Hillary Clinton
- August 07, 2016

Kevin Merida, editor-in-chief of ESPN's The Undefeated, asked Clinton: "What is the most meaningful conversation you've had with an African-American friend?" The first two groups are acting independently of Ms Clinton's own effort. "So many of them are looking for an explanation as to why they lost the job they had for 18 years when the factory closed and nobody cared about them". (more...)
Trainer Jimmy Takter has owned the Hambletonian lately Trainer Jimmy Takter has owned the Hambletonian lately
- August 07, 2016

As long as Southwind Frank is 100%, Gingras believes he can win the Hambletonian. That said, Gingras has all the faith in the world in the son of Muscle Hill-Flawless Lindy. For Gingras, he doesn't look back at the past and what could have been. He realizes there were opportunities lost and hopes the stars will align for him this Hambletonian Day. (more...)
Zika Vaccines Raise Hope, Effective In Monkeys
- August 07, 2016

Three new experimental Zika vaccines under development in the United States have been found to be "strikingly" effective at protecting monkeys from the mosquito-borne virus, a new study has found. Each version was tested in four monkeys, and another group of four monkeys received a placebo. The adenovirus vector-based vaccine induced Zika-specific neutralizing antibodies two weeks after the single injection. (more...)
Zika Carrying Mosquitos Expected in Texas After Found in Florida
- August 07, 2016

KGO TV first reported late Thursday that one of the babies had been born several months ago at Alta Bates Hospital in Berkeley. Deputy Superintendent of Highlands Schools Rodney Hollinger said the school district has had no discussions yet concerning the Zika virus. (more...)
Rio Olympic Cauldron Smaller -- By Design
- August 07, 2016

Reflecting that beauty, a stunning Opening Ceremony depicted the rich and complex history and culture of Brazil. The Brazilian national anthem "Hino Nacional Brasileiro" was then rendered by the gentled-voiced sambista Paulinho da Viola, accompanied by a string orchestra. (more...)
Sunderland complete signing Chelsea defender Papy Djilobodji
- August 07, 2016

Papy made a total of 14 starts for the club and quickly became their hero and unlikely saviour, scoring a late-winner in Werder Bremen's penultimate match to secure the club's stay in the Bundesliga. David Moyes will be delighted to bring in the powerful defender and potentially partner him with Lamine Kone. Speaking to safc.com, the Sunderland boss provided the lowdown on the newest Black Cat , while also revealing he hopes to conclude further deals as soon as possible. (more...)
Hillary Clinton accidentally calls Donald Trump her 'husband'
- August 07, 2016

Clinton has notoriously shied away from the press during her latest presidential run, joking about her reclusive rapport with reporters during one of her last appearance before a group of journalist last winter. That assertion, as you know, has been debunked by multiple news organizations that point out that Director Comey said there's no indication that you lied but to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, but he didn't weigh in on whether or not you were truthful to the American people. (more...)

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