Health


Is a low-carb or low-fat diet more effective? Is a low-carb or low-fat diet more effective?
- February 21, 2018

At the end of the year, people on a low-fat diet reported a daily average fat intake of 57 grams while those on low-carb diets consumed about 132 grams of carbs per day. But that wasn't so: on average, participants lost the same amount of weight regardless of which type of diet they went on (somewhere around 5-6kg), and regardless of their particular genetics or insulin sensitivity. (more...)
MI gas prices fall more than 10 cents in the past week MI gas prices fall more than 10 cents in the past week
- February 21, 2018

Both now sit below the state average of $2.73 per gallon, which is also down three cents. The national gas price average has been steadily decreasing for almost two weeks dropping from the year-to-date high of $2.61 (on February 5) to today's national average of $2.53. (more...)
CBI investigating Rotomac promoter for ₹3700-crore loan default CBI investigating Rotomac promoter for ₹3700-crore loan default
- February 21, 2018

The raids were conducted on Monday as well. After the company and its directors were declared wilful defaulters, the bank had reported the fraud to the Reserve Bank and a complaint lodged with the CBI, ED and Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, the filing said. (more...)
CDC tracks highest record of Salmonella linked to backyard poultry in 2017 CDC tracks highest record of Salmonella linked to backyard poultry in 2017
- February 21, 2018

Kratom should not be consumed in any form, the CDC said, because the source of salmonella contamination has not been identified. Earlier this month, the Food and Drug Administration classified kratom as a risky opioid, prompting backlash from some scientists studying its medicinal uses and proponent of Kratom who claim the plant can relieve pain, combat fatigue and improve mood. (more...)
Mexico quake: Helicopter crashes killing 13 Mexico quake: Helicopter crashes killing 13
- February 21, 2018

On Friday, a 7.2-magnitude natural disaster cut power supply to 1.3 million homes and businesses in Mexico City and the states of Mexico, Oaxaca, Guerrero and Morelos, according to the authorities. No deaths were reported in the quake but at least 1,000 homes were damaged. The head of Mexico's civil protection agency, Luis Felipe Puente, said state emergency procedures had been activated in the affected states. (more...)
Vigil held in Toronto for Florida school shooting victims Vigil held in Toronto for Florida school shooting victims
- February 21, 2018

Gonzalez also publicly called "BS" - bull****- all excuses made by Trump and the Republican Party in the USA - excuses like "guns kill people, people don't kill people"- to not curb gun sales. The resolve and outspokenness of those who lived through the tragedy will separate the mass shooting at the school from other massacres before, said U.S. (more...)
Smucker recalls canned dog food containing potentially lethal drug Smucker recalls canned dog food containing potentially lethal drug
- February 21, 2018

A healthy puppy lays in the grass during a walk. The low levels of pentobarbital present are unlikely to cause any health risk to pets, the Food and Drug Administration said in a statement. Veterinarians usually injects animals that are too sick to save with sodium pentobarbital at a high enough dose that the animal goes into cardiac arrest and dies. (more...)
11 die from flu this season in Tenn., including 10 children 11 die from flu this season in Tenn., including 10 children
- February 21, 2018

They say the flu shot has properties that act as if they were blood pressure medication. Having an acute illness like the flu on top of a chronic cardiovascular problem can be "a bit of a ideal storm", he said. Laurence Sperling , executive of Emory's Center for Heart Disease Prevention. The vaccine may also reduce the severity of symptoms if you get the flu despite getting vaccinated, according to experts. (more...)
'Measles in Europe up 400% in 2017' 'Measles in Europe up 400% in 2017'
- February 20, 2018

Measles is one of the most infectious viruses - it infects 90 percent of people who are exposed to it if they aren't immune, and it can hang in the air and infect people who enter a room as long as two hours after an infected person has left. (more...)
India against Maldives emergency extension India against Maldives emergency extension
- February 20, 2018

The statement also underlined the difference in New Delhi's view with Yameen, who moved on Monday to have the emergency extended by 15 days. According to the constitution, one fourth of the members are required for an ordinary vote to be taken and at least half the number of the members should be present in affairs "requiring compliance by the citizens". (more...)
Scientists Take First Steps Towards Finding A Blood Test For Autism Scientists Take First Steps Towards Finding A Blood Test For Autism
- February 20, 2018

Autism is a mental condition that affects behaviour, particularly social interaction but it is hard to diagnosed before the age of two. While our understanding of ASD has increased significantly over the past 50 years or so, it has proven hard to accurately diagnose a young child as being on the spectrum because there are a wide range of symptoms diagnosis. (more...)
Korean Ko wins the 2018 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open Korean Ko wins the 2018 ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open
- February 19, 2018

Ko won by three shots when she rolled in a short par putt at the final hole, with Kooyonga's 18 green surrounded by thousands of spectators. In this Reuters photo, South Korean LPGA golfer Ko Jin-young hoists the first place trophy after winning the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open on February 18, 2018. (more...)
'Racist' Blackface Chinese New Year TV Sketch Sparks Worldwide Outrage 'Racist' Blackface Chinese New Year TV Sketch Sparks Worldwide Outrage
- February 18, 2018

The skit's intent might have been to depict good diplomatic relations between China and African nations but the alert Twitter nation won't have it. The festivities are in full swing in China, South Korea, and elsewhere this Friday, February 16th, which marks the Lunar New Year , commonly known as "Chinese New Year". (more...)
School massacre: Federal Bureau of Investigation didn't follow tip on shooter School massacre: Federal Bureau of Investigation didn't follow tip on shooter
- February 18, 2018

The next court date is set for Monday morning, during which a judge will hear a defense motion unrelated to the possible plea. Most of the fatalities were inside the building, though some victims were found fatally shot outside, the sheriff said . (more...)
Florida school shooting: Thousands grieve at vigil Florida school shooting: Thousands grieve at vigil
- February 18, 2018

But the president who has never been a natural at consolation didn't publicly address the grief and sorrow gripping a shocked community and nation, beyond his mention of how sad it was to meet with victims. Trump has not signed any gun control measures as President. Last year, he signed a resolution blocking an Obama-era rule created to keep guns out of the hands of certain mentally disabled people. (more...)
Ahead of Congress's plenary session, Rahul Gandhi forms Steering Committee Ahead of Congress's plenary session, Rahul Gandhi forms Steering Committee
- February 18, 2018

He emphasised upon increasing representation in the hierarchy of the Congress of women and members belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes. The leader said the Karnataka Congress was ready to play host if the plenary was to be held in the first week of March, but the party leadership was of the opinion that Delhi would be a better venue. (more...)
After Maken-Sheila Show Of Unity, Arvinder Lovely Rejoins Congress After Maken-Sheila Show Of Unity, Arvinder Lovely Rejoins Congress
- February 18, 2018

According to some reports, Lovely had quit Congress past year after he was upset with the party for sidelining him after the 2015 Assembly election. After joining the BJP, Lovely had lashed out at the Congress leadership terming the party 'dead'. (more...)
Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts Nigerian police says 18 killed in multiple bomb blasts
- February 18, 2018

Source at the State Specialist Hospital told Saharareporters that 60 wounded persons were received last nights from Konduga blasts. One fighter involved in the 2014 abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from the Borno state town of Chibok was jailed for 15 years. (more...)
Simmons & Kings duo are hot for Rising Stars Simmons & Kings duo are hot for Rising Stars
- February 18, 2018

Shooting guard Buddy Hield of the Bahamas scored a team-high 29 points on 12-for-22 shooting, while teammate Bogdan Bogdanovic of Serbia poured in 26 points on 9-for-16 shooting in 22 minutes off the World bench on his way to game MVP honors. (more...)
'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP 'Oxfam's next actions will be critical' says MP
- February 18, 2018

I am inviting anyone who has been a victim of abuse to come forward.My message to women who have suffered: I'm fighting this abuse. Van Hauwermeiren denies the claims, stating that he had "intimate relations" with a woman who was not a sex worker. (more...)

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