Health


United Kingdom flour 'should be fortified with folic acid to prevent birth defects' United Kingdom flour 'should be fortified with folic acid to prevent birth defects'
- January 31, 2018

There is no need for an upper limit of folate intake, according to a study by Queen Mary University of London and the School of Advanced Study, University of London. "With the upper limit removed there is no scientific or medical reason for delaying the introduction of mandatory folic acid fortification", Wald said. (more...)
Kidnapping victim killed after grabbing FBI's agent rifle Kidnapping victim killed after grabbing FBI's agent rifle
- January 31, 2018

The chief said for unknown reasons, Valladares began pulling on the agent's rifle, leading to the agent to discharge his weapon. Valladares had reportedly been kidnapped from his Conroe home. He said the agent had been cooperating but had not yet been identified. The FBI's Shooting Incident Review Team (SIRT) is also investigating and will provide its evidence to the Department of Justice, the local police department and District Attorney's Office, the FBI said in a statement. (more...)
OH ranked 12th in nation for deficient bridges OH ranked 12th in nation for deficient bridges
- January 31, 2018

Iowa is home to the most structurally deficient bridges, while the District of Columbia contains the fewest, according to a recent report from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association . Aside from the Sarasota County bridge that no longer qualifies there are no other local bridges on ARTBA's list. During a Budget Committee hearing this week Higgins called that level of federal investment "woefully inadequate", pointing out that the USA deficit financed a similar amount, ... (more...)
Body clock disruptions occur years before memory loss in Alzheimer's Body clock disruptions occur years before memory loss in Alzheimer's
- January 31, 2018

Some of those people had sleep problems, but they could mostly be explained by age, sleep apnea, or other causes. Amyloid levels increase when sleep is disrupted or when a person doesn't get enough sleep. The subjects from Washington University's Knight Alzheimer's Disease Research Centre wore devices similar to exercise trackers for one to two weeks. (more...)
Capitec boss bats away report claiming it is a loan shark Capitec boss bats away report claiming it is a loan shark
- January 31, 2018

South Africa simply can not afford another imploding bank in the current economic conditions and an investigation into the situation at Capitec must be launched immediately in order to avoid another African Bank debacle, says adv Anton Alberts, chairperson of the FF Plus. (more...)
Brain 'pacemaker' for Alzheimer's helps gives life back to patients Brain 'pacemaker' for Alzheimer's helps gives life back to patients
- January 31, 2018

In a medical first, surgeons in the United States implanted electrical wires into the frontal lobes of three people to stimulate their brain cells in the same way that a pacemaker regulates electrical activity in the heart. "This may seem bold and aggressive to some, but it is promising". The pilot study found that DBS targeting frontal brain regions can reduce the overall performance decline typically seen in people with mild or early stage Alzheimer's, Scharre said. (more...)
California Teacher Facing Backlash Over Anti-Military Rant
- January 31, 2018

After the family friend posted the videos , they went viral, gaining hundreds of thousands of views. The school said that they have not been able to reach Salcido because he was not in town, however school officials would be conducting an investigation. (more...)
"Padmaavat" Star Ranveer Singh Calls Film's 100 Plus Crore A 'Relief'
- January 31, 2018

However, one actor who left the audience awed despite playing an out and out negative character was Ranveer Singh. "As an artiste, I feel fulfilled". The Befikre actor tweeted a picture of the bouquet and wrote: " Mujhe mera award mil gaya ". (more...)
Two more Tulare County women die from flu Two more Tulare County women die from flu
- January 30, 2018

In the current flu season, a total of 40,940 influenza cases have been reported statewide. And numerous news agencies have reported that some of the influenza strains in circulation right now are particularly severe. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone over the age of 6 months. Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough, then wash your hands. Take care of your immune system by eating well, getting plenty of sleep, engaging in physical activity and managing stress. (more...)
Ont. couple contract 'hookworms' on Punta Cana vacation Ont. couple contract 'hookworms' on Punta Cana vacation
- January 30, 2018

But by the beginning of the weekend, the swelling had worsened, and little bumps had appeared all over his toes. They contracted the evil little parasites after strolling barefooted on the beaches in Punta Cana and are warning other holiday-goers about the dangers of doing so. (more...)
'The Bachelor' Week 5 Eliminations: Krystal Cracks and Three Go Home 'The Bachelor' Week 5 Eliminations: Krystal Cracks and Three Go Home
- January 30, 2018

However, after the competition ends, Arie feels bad letting one team go, and allows the losing team in on the intimate time, too. Bekah gets the first rose, followed by Seinne, Kendall, Becca, Jacqueline, Jenna, and then it is already the final rose. (more...)
Nokia 3310 4G with 'YunOS' launched in China Nokia 3310 4G with 'YunOS' launched in China
- January 30, 2018

HMD China's website does not list the price point for the device, but chances are that the company will release an official statement in the near future, along with the phone's release date and its price point, so stay tuned for that. On the rear side of the phone, there will be a 2 MP camera accompanied by a LED flash. Its LTE connectivity is a boon and it has Wi-Fi, which can be used to create a hotspot to share the data connection with other devices. (more...)
CDC: This flu season worst since 2009 swine flu pandemic CDC: This flu season worst since 2009 swine flu pandemic
- January 30, 2018

Another 671 people have been hospitalized in the eight county metro-Atlanta area alone for flu-like symptoms. The CDC warns that this flu season is more intense than any since the 2009 swine flu pandemic and still getting worse. Or there may be some degree of mutation in the virus that hasn't been detected yet, said the CDC's Dr. Dan Jernigan, in a call with reporters Friday. (more...)
Federer wins record 20 Grand Slam titles Federer wins record 20 Grand Slam titles
- January 30, 2018

Now in these last couple months, I've improved even more. Cilic now rises to a career-high world No.3, behind only Nadal and Federer, and picks up a cheque for $2 million. Federer, 36, has won three of the past four grand slams he has played and has shown no signs of slowing down. "I think that it was just little bit hard to adjust, especially the beginning of the match ". (more...)
Da Davos no al protezionismo. Modi: 'Minaccia preoccupante' Da Davos no al protezionismo. Modi: 'Minaccia preoccupante'
- January 29, 2018

Lo ha affermato il presidente americano Donald Trump durante il suo intervento a Davos , attorniato da leader della diplomazia e della politica. "Il mondo ha potuto assistere alla rinascita dell'America". Una mossa che ha scatenato la protesta di Cina e Corea del Sud. "Il protezionismo" apparentemente tutela i singoli Paesi, ma alla lunga creerebbe enormi problemi economici" e finirebbe per "tagliare il ramo" su cui poggia la crescita. (more...)
Youth hurls footwear at Tamannaah Youth hurls footwear at Tamannaah
- January 29, 2018

This unexpected development not only stunned Tamannah Bhatia but the Organizers and Cops as well. The incident took place at Himayathnagar, Hyderabad on Sunday when the actress came for a jewelry shop opening ceremony. But he said that he is angry with her that she is not acting in more Telugu films of late. The footwear was thrown when the actress had gone to inaugurate a jewelery store, the police said. (more...)
13 dead as bus falls into Maharashtra river 13 dead as bus falls into Maharashtra river
- January 29, 2018

The passengers - comprising members of the Kedari, Nagre and Barkhade families - were returning after a thanksgiving pilgrimage to the famed Ganpatipule beach temple in Ratnagiri. It is a terrible accident which has lost several lives in the midnight. Three persons who sustained injuries were admitted to a Pune hospital this afternoon, while the bodies of the deceased were handed over to relatives after autopsy, a senior police official said. (more...)
Logic reveals he's biracial and slams Trump's hateful words at Grammys Logic reveals he's biracial and slams Trump's hateful words at Grammys
- January 29, 2018

Cara echoed that sentiment onstage while accepting her award with an adorable story. "Thank you to my parents and brother for believing in me and supporting my dream even when it felt really far-fetched and unrealistic". Last summer, Logic made noble use of his musical platform when he released his Alessia Cara and Khalid-assisted single, " 1-800-273-8255 ", a deeply human suicide-prevention anthem that resonated with fans everywhere. (more...)
CHAN: Home Eagles Survive Angola Scare To Advance Into Semi-Finals CHAN: Home Eagles Survive Angola Scare To Advance Into Semi-Finals
- January 29, 2018

Having navigated through a relentless spell of pressure, Palancas Negras threatened to make the Super Eagles rue their missed opportunities as they gained the upper-hand in the closing stages of the first half. Angola broke the deadlock 10 minutes after half-time when Danladi's attempted clearance hit the chest of Va and looped over Ezenwa into the goal. In the 30th minute, Angola nearly took the lead following a superb strike by Calesso Mano inside the box but Ikechukwu Ezenwa produced a ... (more...)
Death toll of Kabul ambulance bomb climbs to 103 Death toll of Kabul ambulance bomb climbs to 103
- January 29, 2018

At least one Western humanitarian group is relocating its foreign staff to other cities in Afghanistan , a source said. That feeling of fear and despair was also mixed with anger. Afghan government forces have struggled to fight the Taliban and other militant groups since USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops formally ended their combat mission in 2014. (more...)

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