Health


The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk? The Grayer His Hair, the Higher His Heart Risk?
- April 11, 2017

She said atherosclerosis , the build-up of fatty material inside the arteries which is the condition that causes most heart attacks and strokes and hair greying share similar mechanisms such as impaired DNA fix and hormonal changes. A new study from the European Society of Cardiology studied 545 men and found that those with significant (meaning 50 percent or more) graying hair were more likely to have an increased risk of coronary artery disease. (more...)
Sensex bounces 125 points, Nifty above 9200 on early trade Sensex bounces 125 points, Nifty above 9200 on early trade
- April 11, 2017

At 9.40 am, the Sensex was trading 61 points or 0.21 per cent up at 29,636 while the Nifty50 was trading 10 points or 0.11 per cent higher at 9,191. Traders said cautious investors lapped up select blue-chips ahead of key economic numbers - industrial production (IIP) for February and consumer inflation for March are to be released on Wednesday. (more...)
Syrian president Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support Syrian president Assad speaks with Iran's president, who affirms support
- April 11, 2017

When asked what President Trump's " red line " is in Syria , Spicer laid out two scenarios that would prompt another military action like the missile strike last week. Several lawmakers said Sunday that decision shouldn't entirely be up to Trump. British Defence Secretary Michael Fallon criticised Russia's support of Assad, describing the chemical attack as a war crime that happened "on their watch". (more...)
Passenger dragged off overbooked United flight
- April 11, 2017

The treatment of the man, who was chosen at random to leave the flight to make room for airline staff after it was overbooked by United, has sparked outrage. The issue is more along the lines of. how is an airline legally allowed to oversell a flight and then remove passengers who simply bought a ticket from the plane? Passengers were then selected by "a computer", according to Bridges. (more...)
Facebook rolls out new tools for mobile advertisers Facebook rolls out new tools for mobile advertisers
- April 11, 2017

Facebook has also created an e-learning platform for businesses keen to make the most of mobile advertising, through Blueprint. The platform counts over 65 million pages alongside another 8 million business profiles on Instagram. Spencer Bailey, Head of Facebook New Zealand, said the tool will equip Kiwi small businesses with the skills to promote products and services. Also, one million advertisers globally are actively advertising on Instagram, which is onwd by Facebook. (more...)
United States 'understands' Israeli decision to build new settlement in occupied West Bank
- April 11, 2017

He said Trump is "anxious to convey the message that he really wanted to have a peace agreement" and believes that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas "is anxious to make a deal", Dershowitz said. "There are a few hours until then and you will get all the details". Agriculture minister Uri Ariel also welcomed the announcement, saying it would allow the "development of Judaea and Samaria", the phrase right-wing Israelis use for the West Bank. (more...)
Video showing guards dragging passenger off United flight goes viral Video showing guards dragging passenger off United flight goes viral
- April 11, 2017

Security came and, as can be seen in the video , the passenger was taken off the plane against his will. That problem led to a violent confrontation as security forced one passenger off the plane, who said he was a doctor and couldn't take a later flight because he had patients to see at his hospital in the morning. (more...)
Ivanka Trump Secretly Met With Head Of Planned Parenthood Ivanka Trump Secretly Met With Head Of Planned Parenthood
- April 11, 2017

Springer will also lay out an amendment to the proposed 2018-19 biennium House budget to remove state funding to providers, such as Planned Parenthood. "But I rise tonight because I also believe it's morally wrong to take the taxpayer dollars of millions of pro-life Americans and use it to fund organizations that provide and promote abortion-like Planned Parenthood of America", Pence said. (more...)
Gibraltarians Snared in Brexit Spat Fear Spanish Influence Gibraltarians Snared in Brexit Spat Fear Spanish Influence
- April 11, 2017

Meanwhile, in a sign of mounting tensions, the Royal Navy chased a Spanish gunboat in waters just off Gibraltar on Tuesday in what the British described as an illegal incursion. Howard later denied he was suggesting Britain should go to war with Spain, but said he can see "no harm" in reminding the European Union "what kind of people we are" during Brexit negotiations. (more...)
Warm, sunny weather expected over weekend Warm, sunny weather expected over weekend
- April 11, 2017

The rain chance will be near zero through the week. Winds will calm from the south at 10-15 miles per hour. The rest of the week won't be as warm, but it will stay fairly mild. Tuesday will be the start of our big warm up as temperatures climb into the 60s and 70s. - With sunny, clear skies expected for days and temperatures in the mid-70s all week, WRAL Elizabeth Gardner says the weather "couldn't be nicer". (more...)
Iran's Rouhani affirms support for Assad in call
- April 11, 2017

Standing firm, the Trump administration on Friday [Saturday NZ Time] signalled new sanctions would soon follow the missile attack and the Pentagon was even probing whether Russian Federation itself was involved in the chemical weapons assault that compelled US President Donald Trump to action. (more...)
Uganda charges, jails academic for insulting the president Uganda charges, jails academic for insulting the president
- April 11, 2017

She will be held in a maximum security prison until her next court appearance, on April 25, he said. Nyanzi is popular on Facebook for her relentless criticisms of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni, who has ruled since 1986. Police warned the public against misuse of social media arguing that Nyanzi's arrest should serve as an example to others. Last year, the Mother of three caused a stir on social media, after she undressed in broad daylight in protest over her unlawful eviction from ... (more...)
Trudeau says Canada 'was born' at French battle as he marks centenary
- April 11, 2017

As many as 25,000 people have come to the Canadian National Vimy Memorial, where hundreds of empty black combat boots have been laid in rows on top of and all around the monument, representing those who died. Before the prime minister spoke, Canadian Governor General David Johnston pointed to the majestic Vimy monument, unveiled between world wars in 1937, and declared it a symbol of what the battle accomplished a century ago. (more...)
Trump Considering Sanctions Against Russia, Iran for Supporting Syria
- April 11, 2017

Russian Federation and Syrian forces resumed attacks on northern Syria over the weekend in an effective retaliation against the U.S. assault last week, which Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said had pushed Trump towards being "one step away from military clashes with Russian Federation". (more...)
House Republicans consider adding risk-sharing program to health care bill House Republicans consider adding risk-sharing program to health care bill
- April 11, 2017

The Tuesday Group objected to the roll back of Medicaid assistance to millions of now-insured individuals. Frustration over the bill's dismal performance in Congress spilled out during a meeting Ryan and other House leaders attended late Wednesday at the White House, according to several Republicans who'd been told about the session. (more...)
Russia-US may be worse than Cold War, said Putin's spokesman Peskov
- April 11, 2017

Putin denied that Russia sought to interfere in the presidential election, and has blamed the accusations on anti-Russian sentiment in the U.S. But intelligence officials have warned that the Kremlin is likely to try to meddle in other upcoming elections across Western Europe. (more...)
South Ossetia to be renamed 'Alania' as Bibilov wins presidential election South Ossetia to be renamed 'Alania' as Bibilov wins presidential election
- April 10, 2017

Bibilov recalled that becoming part of Russian Federation again had been the South Ossetian people's long-cherished dream since the 1920s. According to Georgian news agency Interpressnews, Anatoly Bibilov, so-called speaker of South Ossetia's parliament, won the presidential election with 57.98 percent of the vote. (more...)
Katie Walsh '100%' and all set for Grand National ride
- April 10, 2017

The ending was equally eventful as a collision coming over the last saw Blaklion overtaken before One For Arthur showed greater speed to hold off the valiant Cause Of Causes . And though O'Neill was flippant in his remark, he wasn't messing about when he said "he's the best horse" that he has trained. There are plenty of options available, enabling customers to watch each race, including the 2017 Grand National online via desktop, tablet, laptop or even your mobile phone. (more...)
ISIS Church Bombings Kill 43 in Egypt
- April 10, 2017

Islamic State claimed responsibility for both attacks, and warned there could be more to come . According to a factsheet put out by the Embassy of Egypt in Washington, D.C., "any state of emergency declaration by the executive branch must be approved by the House of Representatives" and "may not exceed three months". (more...)
Greece strikes key deal with creditors
- April 10, 2017

He said two sets of measures were on the list; a €3.6 billion ($3.8 billion) package of "positive measures" for 2019 plus reforms on real-estate taxation and income for 2020. The agreement on Greece that was reached in principle in Valletta is certain to yield a result long before the summer, Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos said on Friday, during a press conference after the Eurogroup in Malta. (more...)

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