Health


Delhi fog: 14 trains cancelled, 34 flights delayed due to dense fog Delhi fog: 14 trains cancelled, 34 flights delayed due to dense fog
- January 06, 2018

On Wednesday, cold conditions continued as a minimum temperature of 7.4 degrees Celsius was recorded, while fog during the morning hours led to disruption of flight and train services. Besides, around 20 trains have been rescheduled and 18 cancelled. But, there were no cancellations as of 9 am. The maximum temperature was recorded at 20.3 degrees Celsius, a notch above the normal, it said. (more...)
Try face yoga and look three years younger Try face yoga and look three years younger
- January 05, 2018

While sceptics might have once dismissed the weird regimen as a marketing ploy set on exploiting female insecurities, new research has proven that a daily facial exercise routine can actually reduce signs of aging in middle-aged women, reported The Independent . (more...)
Cancer Related Deaths Down in US Cancer Related Deaths Down in US
- January 05, 2018

Brawley, MD, chief medical officer of the American Cancer Society. Women have a 37.6 percent percent chance of ever being diagnosed with cancer. Breast, lung, prostate and colorectal cancers account for 45 percent of all cancer-related deaths. (more...)
Penis bleaching is a thing - and it's getting bigger Penis bleaching is a thing - and it's getting bigger
- January 05, 2018

Pioneered around the same time, the service also attracted the attention of men, who started asking for it, so Lelux chose to give men the option to have their private parts whitened as well. Popol Tansakul, Lelux's marketing manager, told dpa they utilise the same pigmentation laser equipment employed in other skin treatments. "Patients started to ask for penis whitening and so, a month later, we started to do that too", he explained . (more...)
CDC Warns Romaine Lettuce May Be Linked To E. Coli Outbreak
- January 05, 2018

One person has died and five people have been hospitalized of the cases occurring in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington, according to the CDC. (more...)
Alcohol can cause permanent genetic damage Alcohol can cause permanent genetic damage
- January 05, 2018

The research, using genetically modified mice, provides the most compelling evidence to date that alcohol causes cancer by scrambling the DNA in cells, eventually leading to deadly mutations. The first layer is a protective enzyme called aldehyde dehydrogenase 2 ( ALDH2 ), which prevents build-ups of acetaldehyde, and the second repairs the DNA damage . (more...)
Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO Gaming addiction classified as disorder by WHO
- January 05, 2018

As Cinemablend notes, the decision by the World Health Organization to label gaming as a disorder is being taken seriously by those in the community for fear that it would lead to further stigmatization. Recently, the gaming industry weighed in on the controversy and not surprisingly, denied the classification. But he conceded that: "It could lead to confused parents whose children are just enthusiastic gamers". (more...)
Romaine lettuce is likely source of E. coli outbreak across 13 states
- January 05, 2018

One person has died and five people have been hospitalized of the cases occurring in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Vermont and Washington, according to the CDC. (more...)
Flu deaths rise to seven in North Carolina Flu deaths rise to seven in North Carolina
- January 05, 2018

Almost 1,000 influenza cases have been reported in Pima County so far this season through December 30 - 10 times more than the number of cases reported through December 31 past year. Wondering if you should get the flu vaccine if you already are moderately sick? In Riverside County, the flu is not quite as widespread. "Even 10 percent effective is better than nothing, and a lot of it has to do with herd immunity - the more people are protected from it, the more other people will also ... (more...)
World Health Organization says gaming addiction is a disease World Health Organization says gaming addiction is a disease
- January 03, 2018

The ESA is made up of some of the industry's most influential publishers, and they are crying foul play saying that World Health Organization is "recklessly" toying with real mental illness in order to push their gaming addition addition. Well for starters, it means this is a real problem that has the power to ruin lives, and we should take it seriously. "It could lead to confused parents whose children are just enthusiastic gamers". (more...)
Florida Man Charged With Beating Stepson, 7, to Death Florida Man Charged With Beating Stepson, 7, to Death
- January 03, 2018

Brice's mother, Donya Shenita Russell , had left him in Montgomery's care - along with three of his siblings - while she worked a double shift on Friday night. The boy was reportedly pronounced dead at the scene. According to his arrest affidavit, Montgomery told investigators that he had been trying to discipline Brice after he got up out of bed to eat a cookie. (more...)
Varun Tej to star in Rana Daggubati's Haathi Mere Saathi Varun Tej to star in Rana Daggubati's Haathi Mere Saathi
- January 02, 2018

Rana Daggubati , best known for his villainous avatar in the Prabhas starrer Baahubali 2, is all set to star in Haathi Mere Saathi . There is also news that the name of this movie is registered in the film chamber. From his character's look, it seems like he plays the role of a mahout who lives with his elephants. On the release of the first look of Haathi Meri Saathi , he wrote on Twitter, "Entering the new year with a great new story to tell". (more...)
Health Police Say Children Can Only Have Two Biscuits a Day Health Police Say Children Can Only Have Two Biscuits a Day
- January 02, 2018

Instead of treats such as chocolate bars and crisps, the under-11s should be limited to two "healthy" snacks of no more than 100 calories each. Almost half a million under-11s in the United Kingdom are obese - one in ten of all children when they start primary school and one in five by the time they leave. (more...)
A Diabetes Drug Has 'Significantly Reversed Memory Loss' in Mice With Alzheimer's A Diabetes Drug Has 'Significantly Reversed Memory Loss' in Mice With Alzheimer's
- January 02, 2018

Data reveals that in the United Kingdom, there are now 850,000 patients with the disease and this figure is expected to rise to two million in 2051. Given the "impressive" preclinical data demonstrating the neuroprotective properties of GLP-1, GIP, and glucagon receptor agonists, clinical trials are now under way to investigate the neuroprotective effects of the GLP-1 receptor agonists extendin-4 (Byetta, Bydureon) and liraglutide ( Victoza ) in patients with AD or with Parkinson's ... (more...)
9 killed in nationwide protests, unrest 9 killed in nationwide protests, unrest
- January 02, 2018

The protests have swept across the country ever since a crowd in the northeastern city of Mashhad took to the streets over the rising cost of living. Nearly nine years since the "Green movement" reformist protests were crushed by the state, Iran's adversaries voiced their support for the resurgence of anti-government sentiment. (more...)
Bride Gets Wedding Of Her Dreams For 18 Hours Bride Gets Wedding Of Her Dreams For 18 Hours
- January 01, 2018

Despite the bleak prognosis, Lindsay was determined to make it to her wedding day, set for December 30, 2017. "But I said to myself, she needs to know she's not going to go down this road alone". This past year would be the hardest, most heartbreaking year for David and Heather. "Anyone else would have given up a long time ago". "That morning we had gone to the doctor after she had found a lump on her breast". (more...)
Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at Age 27 Erica Garner, Activist Daughter of Eric Garner, Dies at Age 27
- January 01, 2018

A prominent civil rights activist whose father was killed by a New York City police officer died Saturday after being in a coma for several days, according to her family. Doctors said the pregnancy had put a strain on her heart, which was later found to be enlarged. "This thing, it beats you down". With former president Obama, Garner criticized his reactions to her father's death and the slow pace of the DOJ investigation. (more...)
Team India practices indoors due wet outfield in Cape Town; See pics Team India practices indoors due wet outfield in Cape Town; See pics
- January 01, 2018

The first of the three Test matches starts at Newlands on Friday. "We come to South Africa knowing the wickets are going to be different from those back home". "This team has gained in experience now. We would rather have practice sessions that are in our control, done the way we want to run them". We are prepared. (more...)
British American Tobacco (BATS) Trading 0% Higher
- December 31, 2017

Brinker Capital Inc increased British Amern Tob ( BTI ) stake by 10.05% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Athena Capital Advisors Llc bought 230,915 shares as the company's stock rose 13.21% with the market. Finally, Cumberland Partners Ltd raised its holdings in shares of British American Tobacco by 3.3% in the second quarter. Reik And Ltd Com has invested 0.13% of its portfolio in Verizon Communications Inc. (more...)
Uproar as dead men maKe FG's boardS list Uproar as dead men maKe FG's boardS list
- December 31, 2017

News that President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed 209 chairmen of boards and parastatal of some federal agencies has shocked Nigerians when it was discovered that no less than five persons on the list have since died. Shehu further explained that the president only chose to revisit the matter recently and therefore directed the new SGF to release the list. The announcement of the chairmanship and membership of the Boards was made by the Secretary to the Government of the ... (more...)

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