Health


How cheese affects the heart How cheese affects the heart
- December 04, 2017

Although cheese contains high levels of saturated fat - linked to bad heart health - the calcium in the food means less of that fat is absorbed by the body, it was discovered. And if not, congratulations, because not only do you have great taste in dairy products, but you could also be cutting your chances of suffering a heart attack by 14 percent. (more...)
With flu season approaching, it's time for vaccination With flu season approaching, it's time for vaccination
- December 04, 2017

Flu does constantly evolve, forcing new vaccine to be brewed each year to match the strains specialists expect to cause most illness. Widespread flu activity is now in four states where past year there were none at this time, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (more...)
Taylor Swift Sets 'Reputation' Tour of Australia & New Zealand Taylor Swift Sets 'Reputation' Tour of Australia & New Zealand
- December 04, 2017

Just days after the announcement of nine more dates in the U.K, Ireland and United States, Live Nation on Monday (Dec. 4) announced Swift will open her Australia tour October 19 at Perth's Optus Stadium, then head to open-air venues in Melbourne, Sydney, and Brisbane before hopping across the Tasman for a single show November 9 at Auckland's Mt Smart Stadium. (more...)
New study finds dogs are more than twice as smart as cats New study finds dogs are more than twice as smart as cats
- December 04, 2017

If an animal has more of these neurons, it would follow that they would be able to engage in more of these activities, so the study-for the first time ever-counted the number of these neurons in the brains of several animals. and that's a lot of neurons". The study was conducted by researchers from six universities in the US, Brazil, Denmark and South Africa. Humans, by comparison, have around 16 billion. (more...)
Wellington Test: Bowlers shine as Kiwis secure innings victory over Windies Wellington Test: Bowlers shine as Kiwis secure innings victory over Windies
- December 04, 2017

Kraigg Brathwaite departed with the score on 59 and then from 75/1, the visitors collapsed to 105/9 losing eight wickets for just 30 runs as they were the latest to fall victim to Wagner's bouncers. But captain Jason Holder rejected suggestions they had caved in, saying the plan was to play positively. "It was a great effort with the ball in hand". (more...)
Celebrating 25 years of texts, this is what it said Celebrating 25 years of texts, this is what it said
- December 04, 2017

Since then, the text message which is sent through the phone service provider, has been joined by social messaging services such as WhatsApp , Facebook Messenger and Snapchat, which use the internet, with the text evolving to smiley faces, emojis, GIFs and animojis. (more...)
Thousands protest Trump's decision to reduce Utah National Monuments Thousands protest Trump's decision to reduce Utah National Monuments
- December 03, 2017

Geoff Webb was on the Federal Land Management team that created the Grand Staircase Escalante national monument under President Clinton. The Utah Highway Patrol estimated the crowd to be about 5,000 people, the Salt Lake Tribune reported . (more...)
Pre-cut fruit bought at Fred Meyer, QFC linked to salmonella outbreak Pre-cut fruit bought at Fred Meyer, QFC linked to salmonella outbreak
- December 03, 2017

Just two of the 18 confirmed cases happened in Oregon, Modie said, with one in Multnomah County and one in Wasco County. Authorities are also trying to determine if other retailers may have sold tainted fruit. DOH lab results revealed the cause of this Salmonella Newport outbreak to be tied to pre-cut fruit. Anyone who has eaten any pre-cut fruit that included watermelon or cantaloupe and developed symptoms of Salmonella infection should immediately seek medical attention and tell their ... (more...)
Lane Kiffin Has Priceless Response To Idea Of FAU Playing Alabama Lane Kiffin Has Priceless Response To Idea Of FAU Playing Alabama
- December 03, 2017

FAU head coach Lane Kiffin receives the C-USA Championship trophy after FAU wins against North Texas 41-17 on Saturday afternoon. The Mean Green had been looking to exact a measure of revenge as the Owls thumped them 69-31 in Week 8. FAU sophomore running back Devin Singletary (5) rushes toward a North Texas player to gain some yardage during the first quarter. FAU led 27-0 at halftime and 34-0 in the middle of the third quarter before UNT mounted what turned out to be an incomplete ... (more...)
USA military to indefinitely delay ban on cluster bombs USA military to indefinitely delay ban on cluster bombs
- December 03, 2017

The munitions sometimes fail to detonate on impact and continue to pose mortal danger to civilians for years after conflicts end. A 2008 Convention on Cluster Munitions bans all use, production, transfer and stockpiling of the weapon. "After spending hundreds of millions of dollars researching alternatives to cluster munitions, the USA has decided it can't produce " safe " cluster munitions so it will keep using "unsafe" ones", Mary Wareham, arms division advocacy director at Human Rights ... (more...)
Marathon Pete Corp Com (MPC) Shareholder Capstone Asset Management Company Raised Position
- December 02, 2017

Seven analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eleven have issued a buy rating to the stock. The firm earned "Underweight" rating on Wednesday, December 9 by JP Morgan. Institutions own 64.07% of Altria Group, Inc. The ratio may be used to provide an idea of the ability of a certain company to pay back its liabilities with assets. (more...)
Microsoft increases pay package to IIT Madras students Microsoft increases pay package to IIT Madras students
- December 02, 2017

Leading technology firm Microsoft offered the highest annual salary package of INR 1.39 crore followed by the app-based taxi aggregator Uber which closely stood second and holding out INR 99.87 lakh per annum. This year, the institute has seen 114 pre-placement offers being handed out to the students by companies, including Microsoft, Qualcomm and Goldman Sachs, as against 73 in the previous academic year. (more...)
Scientists Find That Smartphone Addiction Alters Your Brain Chemistry Scientists Find That Smartphone Addiction Alters Your Brain Chemistry
- December 02, 2017

They used magnetic resonance spectroscopy (MRS) to investigate the chemical composition of teenagers who had been diagnosed as having an addition to their smartphones or the internet. Max Wintermark, a teacher of radiology and the head of neuroradiology at Stanford University. Previous research has found GABA to be involved in motor vision and control and regulation of various brain functions, including anxiety. (more...)
Woman admits making ricin, testing it on Wake Robin residents Woman admits making ricin, testing it on Wake Robin residents
- December 02, 2017

Dressed in protective gear, the team found a bottle containing Ricin powder in a wicker basket in Miller's kitchen cabinet. Miller said she put the powder in food and beverages at the facility on at least three occasions, according to the affidavit, which notes that she "indicated her goal was to injure herself, but she wanted to test the effectiveness of Ricin on others". (more...)
JSO officer taunts convicted shooter during sentencing JSO officer taunts convicted shooter during sentencing
- December 02, 2017

Kevin Rojas, 21, was sentenced to life in prison for nearly killing the undercover detective, whose name has not been identified, and his teen son. Three bullets hit the officer, including in the face. In court, body cam footage was shown as evidence, revealing that Rojas shot at the officer even as he was on the ground. During the trial, the officer described the near-death encounter in detail , the Times-Union reports. (more...)
Philippines: Dengue vaccination program put on hold after new information Philippines: Dengue vaccination program put on hold after new information
- December 02, 2017

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said further recommendation will be released on December 12 or 13 by the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization, an advisory body of the World Health Organization. In a press conference in March 28 of the same year, Garin said that Dengvaxia passed thorough clinical trials and was approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). (more...)
Marvel assembles biggest superhero cast for 'Avengers: Infinity War' Marvel assembles biggest superhero cast for 'Avengers: Infinity War'
- December 01, 2017

It's the first of two upcoming Avengers movies that the Russo brothers have directed, with the now untitled Avengers 4 due in May 2019. Everyone is talking about the trailer for Marvel's upcoming epic team-up flick " Avengers: Infinity War ", which dropped on Wednesday and instantly ignited plenty of fan fervor - both positive and negative. (more...)
College basketball: No. 3 Michigan State dismantles No. 5 Irish College basketball: No. 3 Michigan State dismantles No. 5 Irish
- December 01, 2017

Keenan Evans scored 21 points to lead Texas Tech. Notre Dame made it interesting in the second half cutting the lead to seven points (53-46) with 13:09 left. "I shouldn't complain about one thing", Izzo said. "It's grueling when you have to dig out of a hole". Against Wichita State, Notre Dame trailed Wichita State the entire game until the very end. (more...)
Interior ministry perm sec takes blame for Maina reinstatement saga Interior ministry perm sec takes blame for Maina reinstatement saga
- December 01, 2017

Mrs. Oyo-Ita further insisted that Mr. Maina, as far as she was concerned, has not being reinstated into the civil service. "They have reinstated him whether Maina was given the letter or not, he was reinstated", Mr. In his submission, the Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Mr Abubakar Malami , said that his office had commenced investigation into the letter directing Maina's reinstatement. (more...)
RBS and NatWest to close 259 branches RBS and NatWest to close 259 branches
- December 01, 2017

There is another wave of cuts as the Royal Bank of Scotland ( RBS ) is closing 259 more branches and axing 680 jobs. The bank says that the number of customers using branches has fallen by 40% over the past three years, while mobile transactions have increased by 73%. (more...)

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