Health


Health group sets new standard for added sugars in child's diet Health group sets new standard for added sugars in child's diet
- August 23, 2016

Added sugars refer to any kind of sugar, including table sugar, honey, fructose, whether eaten separately, added at the table or in processed foods. Added sugar also includes any sugars a person adds to food or drinks at a meal. It would also require most kids to eat about one-third of the added sugar they now consume, often in the form of soda and sweetened cereal, according to the guidelines published in the journal Circulation . (more...)
Pfizer's big prize only costs $14B
- August 23, 2016

Medivation rejected that bid, but it wasn't long before it was fielding other offers and analysts were speculating about possible buyers, including reports that Pfizer - which in April terminated its merger with Allergan after the US Treasury released new rules - was in the mix. (more...)
Pennsylvania among states with most confirmed Zika cases
- August 23, 2016

And Honein warns the projected number of infants affected does not paint the entire Zika picture - the virus is also linked to a number of other devastating birth defects, including various brain abnormalities, limb joint deformities, club foot, deafness, and eye abnormalities. (more...)
Carter homers, Nelson gets rare win as Brewers beat Rockies Carter homers, Nelson gets rare win as Brewers beat Rockies
- August 23, 2016

Jimmy's best start since facing the Reds coming out of the All Star Break resulted in his seventh win of the year. Nelson absorbed a 6-1 loss at the Cubs last time out with all six runs given up on six hits including a pair of homers in five frames. (more...)
Obama Announces Winners of Math, Science Teaching Award Obama Announces Winners of Math, Science Teaching Award
- August 23, 2016

The winners will receive a certificate signed by the president, $10,000 from the National Science Foundation, and an invitation to the awards ceremony in Washington, D.C., on September 8. The young mathematicians regularly played games to reinforce strategies for mathematics with students in other states via Skype and often connected with experts using the class Twitter account. (more...)
Lousy jobs hurt your health by the time you're in your 40s Lousy jobs hurt your health by the time you're in your 40s
- August 23, 2016

And if you stay stuck in positions with low levels of job satisfaction it affects you not just you mentally but physically too, including catching more colds, having a bad back and poor heart health (soundtracked here by The Clash live rendition of Career Opportunities). (more...)
Trump asks for voters to take chance on him Trump asks for voters to take chance on him
- August 23, 2016

The reality is that Hillary Clinton is going to win ninety percent plus support from the African-American community. And he promised the he will be such a great president for African-Americans that they should vote for him now, because, "What have you got to lose?", he asked. (more...)
UNSC condemns Daesh terror attack in Turkey
- August 23, 2016

Turkey has vowed to "completely cleanse " its border region of Islamic State militants after a suspected suicide bomber with links to the group killed 54 people, including 22 children, at a Kurdish wedding. The members of the Security Council expressed their deepest sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims and to the government of Turkey and they wished speedy and full recovery to those who were injured, said the statement. (more...)
World Health Organization calls for vaccinations against yellow fever World Health Organization calls for vaccinations against yellow fever
- August 23, 2016

The problem is that the dose is smaller than it should be. The mostly mosquito-spread virus was largely wiped out from the West following the development of two vaccines in the 1930s, but still sparks epidemics in Africa and Latin America. The final stages of the virus can cause bleeding from the eyes, ears and nose, organ failure and a condition known as jaundice , a yellowing of skin and eyes which originally gave the disease its name. (more...)
Islamist militant 'sorry' for destroying holy sites in Mali
- August 23, 2016

This is the first time a suspected Islamist militant has been charged by the ICC on a charge of cultural destruction, and the first time a suspect has pleaded guilty. "I would like to seek the pardon of all the whole people of Timbuktu ", he said , adding he also begged forgiveness from "the ancestors of the mausoleums I have destroyed". (more...)
United Nations admits a role in deadly Haiti cholera epidemic
- August 23, 2016

In a statement, Haq mentioned that the United Nations is required to do "much more" to bring the suffering of the affected people to an end, and promised that a notable fresh set of United Nations actions is going to be presented publicly in the tenure of approaching couple of months. (more...)
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Updates On Quarterly Dividend Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) Updates On Quarterly Dividend
- August 23, 2016

One Month Ago, shares have been suggested as BUY from "3" and "3" issued SELL signal for the company's stock. 11/13/2013 - Walmart Mexico had its "buy" rating reiterated by analysts at Jefferies. Cullinan Associates Inc owns 3.41 million shares or 19.92% of their United States portfolio. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . (more...)
USA reacts to Russian use of Iranian airbase for Syria airstrikes USA reacts to Russian use of Iranian airbase for Syria airstrikes
- August 23, 2016

The U.S., which wants Mr. Assad out, has expressed concerns about Moscow and Tehran's stepped-up military coordination. It says they destroyed two command posts and two training camps. "So that element of it is not new", he said. "It's not helpful because ... it continues to complicate what is already a very risky situation", Toner said. (more...)
Flood victims in Bihar express anger over lack of relief Flood victims in Bihar express anger over lack of relief
- August 23, 2016

The Ganga and six other rivers are flowing above danger mark in Patna , Bhagalpur, Khagaria, Katihar, Siwan, Bhojpur, Buxar and Hajipur districts, a disaster management department statement said. He appealed to people to vacate the rivebank areas and come to relief camps which would provide them proper food and shelter. According to reports, the Chief Ministers also informed Singh about the operations carried out by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and State Disaster Response ... (more...)
Scientists develop edible food packaging to prevent waste Scientists develop edible food packaging to prevent waste
- August 23, 2016

Scientists in the United States have developed new edible food packaging made from milk protein , which they claim can reduce food waste. While a milk-protein-based packaging has clear advantages over petroleum-based plastics, it's worth noting the dairy industry is itself not without environmental impact, which may make other biodegradable packaging based on waste materials like crustacean shells and fruit peels a more attractive alternative. (more...)
How parents can help prevent both obesity and eating disorders in teens How parents can help prevent both obesity and eating disorders in teens
- August 23, 2016

Paying too much attention to calorie intake can also lead to teenagers missing out on the energy their bodies required and might result in anorexia nervosa . This dissatisfaction is linked to lower levels of physical activity and the use of vomiting and laxatives to lose weight. To get teens focusing only on healthy eating , the AAP recommends having regular family meals with a balanced diet to create a healthy image for the teenagers. (more...)
Google Duo video calling app to get audio calling feature Google Duo video calling app to get audio calling feature
- August 23, 2016

Google had first announced its Allo messaging app during its 2016 I/O conference held in May. Currently, the video-calling app is number one in Google Play Store in the US region while number six in the Indian region as reported by Android Police . (more...)
Gold under pressure from stronger dollar; silver sells off
- August 23, 2016

ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index added 0.4 percent to close at 16,545.82 as the yen came off its highest level against the dollar in three years, easing pressure on shares of the country's export manufacturers. The next big chance to glean insight from US central bank officials comes in a week's time, with Fed chief Janet Yellen due to speak at an annual gathering of central bankers in Jackson Hole, Wyoming on August 26. (more...)
NYC Health Officials Warn Pregnant Women Against Traveling To Miami Beach
- August 23, 2016

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The new warnings represent a challenge to Florida's multibillion dollar tourism industry and raise concerns over Zika's spread in the continental US. On Thursday, Scott announced measures created to limit Zika, including offering mosquito spraying free of charge to businesses in Miami-Dade County. In addition, women and men who have traveled to the area should wait at least eight weeks to try to get pregnant even if they didn't catch Zika during ... (more...)
Trump's Son Says No 'Flip-Flop' on Immigration
- August 23, 2016

Earlier Saturday, in conjunction with the Republican National Committee, Trump attended a roundtable with the National Hispanic Advisory Council for Trump , a board that is an outreach arm of the RNC. "But Republicans, I think, have made the mistake of putting the largely African-American messaging in terms of crime, poverty and welfare rather than talking about empowerment, self-sufficiency and achieving the American dream", Christie said. (more...)

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