Health Care

New guidelines will mean millions more diagnosed with high blood pressure

New guidelines will mean millions more diagnosed with high blood pressure Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the USA, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention , and Ferdinand said blood pressure is one of the most important risk factors of heart disease. The AHA says the new guidelines are created to help people address the potentially deadly condition much earlier. The change is expected to triple the number of men under age 45 diagno... [Full Article...]

Bill Gates puts up $100 million to fight Alzheimer's

Bill Gates puts up $100 million to fight Alzheimer's Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates talks with a colleague before the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. May 6, 2017. The drugs approved to treat Alzheimer's are only capable of mitigating symptoms. "I know how bad it is to watch people you love struggle as the disease robs them of their mental capacity". [Full Article...]

Colin Kaepernick named one of GQ's Men of the Year

Apart from his perfectly poised coils, Kaepernick also wears a simple black leather jacket and turtle neck that serve as a powerful backdrop for the GQ logo highlighted in unifying colors of red, white and blue. Kaepernick, who is not now signed to an National Football League team, told GQ he wanted to participate in the story to "reclaim the narrative of his protest". [Full Article...]

Sex unlikely to cause cardiac arrest, study finds

Sex unlikely to cause cardiac arrest, study finds But it can't give a more detailed risk analysis on how likely sex is to trigger a heart attack compared with resting or other activity without knowing how frequently these people were having sex. Nieca Goldberg. Later the scientist asked that whether sex can be called risky for the heart patients and the answer come as to be on hold. There's one silver lining for people who have a cardiac arrest... [Full Article...]

Disneyland Shuts Down Two Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak

Disneyland Shuts Down Two Cooling Towers After Legionnaires' Disease Outbreak According to a LA Times report , Disney reported on November 3 that routine testing had detected elevated levels of Legionella in two cooling towers a month earlier, and the towers had been disinfected. The two cooling towers are located in a backstage area behind the New Orleans Square train station area of the theme park. The towers will reopen once they are no longer contaminated, park offic... [Full Article...]

With Tim Jernigan deal, Eagles investing big in unheralded position

With Tim Jernigan deal, Eagles investing big in unheralded position The league's top defensive tackles are averaging at least $16 million per year, a number that could inflate when Ram tackle Aaron Donald, one of the NFL's best defensive players, eventually signs his next contract. But don't mistake his importance to the defense or the team's NFL-best 8-1 mark. The 6-2, 295-pound Jernigan was in the final season of his four-year rookie deal. [Full Article...]

Bid to Save Pacific Rim Trade Pact Comes to a Head

Bid to Save Pacific Rim Trade Pact Comes to a Head Clear agreement on proceeding without the United States would be a boost for the principle of multilateral free trade pacts over the bilateral deal-making that Trump favours. The author also narrated opinion of Dan Ciuriak, a former deputy chief economist for what is now known as Global Affairs Canada, as he believes an updated TPP pact is closer to fruition than Canada's potential deals with AS... [Full Article...]

Talk radio host apologizes for comments on Halladay's death

Talk radio host apologizes for comments on Halladay's death No survivors were found. The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating. Halladay tweeted on Oct 13. ICON aircraft had posted a video with Halladay trying out a new plane. He was 203-105 with a 3.38 ERA and an eight-time All-Star. - A Boston sports radio personality is apologizing for a rant about former baseball star Roy Halladay's death in a plane crash this week. [Full Article...]

Women stage pestle demo against Tipu Jayanti

Women stage pestle demo against Tipu Jayanti The incident of stone pelting at a Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus was reported during a protest against Tipu Jayanti celebrations in Madikeri on Friday. Bengaluru, Mangaluru city and Kodagu are the regions that turned into a fortress from Thursday night with large deployments of police personnel to avoid any untoward incident. [Full Article...]

OJ Simpson Kicked Out Of Las Vegas Hotel For Being Drunk, Belligerent

OJ Simpson Kicked Out Of Las Vegas Hotel For Being Drunk, Belligerent The outlet notes that he's been permanently banned from the Cosmopolitan. Simpson , 70, was released from prison October 1 after serving nine years in federal prison for armed robbery and kidnapping. The hotel did not say why it issued the trespass notice to the 70-year-old Simpson, who had indicated that he wanted to live in Las Vegas after leaving prison. [Full Article...]

Evans 'gutted' after 'disgraceful' penalty in Northern Ireland defeat

Evans 'gutted' after 'disgraceful' penalty in Northern Ireland defeat Ricardo Rodriguez scored the only goal from the spot in Belfast to put Switzerland in the driving seat ahead of Monday's (AEDT) return in Basle. "You could tell even from the Swiss players, there was a reaction of surprise that they had been given a penalty for an incident like that". [Full Article...]

Healthcast : Protection Against Cervical Cancer

How so? It analyzed data from 16 high-quality observational studies involving more than 12,000 women worldwide. "I would recommend the HPV vaccine for that; however, millions of women may benefit from the IUD for contraception and for the non-contraceptive benefits". [Full Article...]

Remove 'The Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem, California NAACP urges

Remove 'The Star-Spangled Banner' as national anthem, California NAACP urges As quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick started the National Football League protests during the anthem that quickly spread to bring attention to racial injustice in the country. Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps' pollution . The California NAACP is still looking for legislative sponsors for the resolutions. [Full Article...]

New Hampshire woman accused of baking roommate's pet ferret in oven

Manchester police say they got a call around 2.40am Wednesday about smoke in an apartment building caused by a burned item in an oven, 7News Boston reported. She is being held in custody on $10,000 bail. "These allegations demonstrate a profound level of sadism that is of deep concern to this court", the judge told Clifford in court, according to NECN . [Full Article...]

In absence of injured players, Rohr set to make changes against Algeria

According to him, "it is our desire that the Super Eagles finish their qualification series unbeaten with a win against the Fennecs of Algeria ". "And we (Super Eagles) only had three days to prepare because the game is already coming up on Friday". The 24-year-old, who has always been the backup to team captain John Obi Mikel in recent games, will be rested for the games as the medical t... [Full Article...]

More Than 40M Fire Extinguishers That May Not Work Recalled

More Than 40M Fire Extinguishers That May Not Work Recalled More than 40 million fire extinguishers - including some 2.7 million sold in Canada - are being recalled because they may not work in an emergency. The affected extinguishers, which are designed primarily for use in homes, vehicles and boats, can become clogged or fail to discharge during a fire. [Full Article...]

EPA OKs Use of Mosquitoes to Kill Mosquitoes

EPA OKs Use of Mosquitoes to Kill Mosquitoes MosquitoMate has also successfully tested out these lab-grown mosquitoes in Kentucky, New York and California. The mosquitoes are licensed to sell in 20 states, including New York, New Jersey, and CT, and Washington, D.C., for five years, but they must also be registered in those jurisdictions before they can be used. [Full Article...]

Texas shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation unable to access mobile phone gunman

Texas shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation unable to access mobile phone gunman Combs told reporters. While Christopher Combs, head of the FBI's San Antonio field office, didn't confirm that the device was an iPhone, a report from The Washington Post cited sources close to the investigation and said the device in question is an iPhone. [Full Article...]

Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah in Srinagar

Dineshwar Sharma meets Omar Abdullah in Srinagar The NC leadership appeared to be reluctant to meet Sharma and, in fact, its president and three-time Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah had twice during the past two days publicly said that he was not any optimistic about the outcome of the engagement of New Delhi's new point man on Kashmir. [Full Article...]

Markets Trade in Red, Sensex Down at 33359, Nifty at 10333

At 9.36 a.m, the Sensex was trading up 68.40 points or 0.20% at 33,439.16 with 11 components gaining. In terms of the broader markets, the BSE mid-cap closed lower by 0.77 per cent and the small-cap index lost 0.96 per cent. The Dow Jones Industrial Average eked out a fourth consecutive record high close on Tuesday, while the S&P 500 ended marginally lower after a disappointing profit forecast... [Full Article...]


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