Health Care

Is Cheese Good For You? New Study Points To Heart Benefits

Is Cheese Good For You? New Study Points To Heart Benefits Researchers from China and the Netherlands analyzed data gathered from 15 previous studies where numerous participants were tracked for at least 10 years. "This meta-analysis of prospective studies suggests a nonlinear inverse association between cheese consumption and risk of CVD." Overconsumption, however, can trigger high cholesterol and increase risk of heart disease due to high levels of... [Full Article...]

Monster 17-Foot Python Caught in Florida Everglades

Monster 17-Foot Python Caught in Florida Everglades The invasive Burmese python, which breeds and multiplies quickly and has no natural predator in the Everglades ecosystem, has decimated native populations of wildlife. In addition to the South Florida record, Leon also holds the state record for the largest Burmese python ever captured, from his 2013 capture of an 18-footer, the Herald reported. [Full Article...]

Some birth control raises risk of breast cancer, study says

Some birth control raises risk of breast cancer, study says The bottom line is that before starting or continuing to take hormonal contraceptives - or any medications - it's important to speak with your doctor about any potential risks and benefits, and make an informed decision from there. Risk increased with longer use, from a 9 percent increase in risk with less than a year of contraceptive use to a 38 percent increase after more than 10 years of us... [Full Article...]

Grenada and St Lucia named on European Union 'tax haven' blacklist

He said the pressure on listed countries to change must be intensified. "Blacklisted jurisdictions must face consequences in the form of dissuasive sanctions, while those that have made commitments must follow up on them quickly and credibly". [Full Article...]

Unborn babies and old people harmed by air pollution, studies warn

Unborn babies and old people harmed by air pollution, studies warn Prof Stephen Holgate from Southampton University and special adviser to the Royal College of Physicians on air quality, said: "The observation that air pollution encountered on a high street in London removes any health protection produced by exercise outdoors is yet another demonstration that pollution is eroding the health of ordinary people". [Full Article...]

Ola driver locked, molested me inside cab, claims woman's complaint

The incident allegedly took place on Intermediate Ring Road, while the victim was on her way to Koramangala. The woman lodged a complaint with the Ola safety team, which suspended Reddy's services with immediate effect. "I have decided not to file a police complaint", she told TOI. An official at the Madiawala Police Station said, "The alleged incident happened within Viveknagar Police Station... [Full Article...]

We focussed on playing: Indian bowling coach on Delhi pollution irking Lanka

We focussed on playing: Indian bowling coach on Delhi pollution irking Lanka In the wake of Delhi's air pollution levels taking centre stage during the third and final test match between India and Sri Lanka, Indian bowling coach Bharat Arun on Sunday said the Indian cricket team was focussed on playing the match and achieving for the country. [Full Article...]

Babies' brains damaged by pollution, Unicef says

The crisis saw large swathes of north India and parts of neighbouring Pakistan blanketed in acrid air - an annual phenomenon as cooler air traps particles near the ground, cause pollution levels to spike. The World Health Organization describes air pollution as a "major environmental risk to health". "But this growing body of research does provide an indication of the scale of harm", said the UNIC... [Full Article...]

TVS forays into super premium motorcycles with Apache RR 310

TVS forays into super premium motorcycles with Apache RR 310 Unveiling the new TVS Apache RR 310 at the launch, Sudarshan Venu said, "The launch of TVS Apache RR 310 marks a major milestone, as it ushers in a new era at TVS Motor Company ". The engine is reverse inclined and gets double overhead camshafts (DOHC) along with a hydraulic cam chain tensioner for lower maintenance. This facilitates a compact layout for an ideal power-to-weight ratio and bet... [Full Article...]

Kroger recalls baby water due to mold concerns

Kroger recalls baby water due to mold concerns However, The Kroger Company has done testing and identified the mold as Talaromyces penicillium . Affected products were sold in one-gallon containers and have an expiration date between April 26, 2018, and October 10, 2018, FDA said. What's the problem? A type of mold that could cause serious allergic reactions. Contact with mold spores may cause allergic reactions for some, and "drinking wate... [Full Article...]

Uttarakhand natural disaster measuring 5.5 Richter Scale hits Rudraprayag; tremors in north India

Uttarakhand natural disaster measuring 5.5 Richter Scale hits Rudraprayag; tremors in north India Across North India, no damage to property or loss of life was done by the mild intensity quake or otherwise disrupting normal life. The hill state, a part of the Himalayan region, falls under a high seismic zone. However, reports are coming that the impact of the quake was not so remarkable even many have not felt it. Dehradun reports suggested no casualties. [Full Article...]

South Africa records thirty-six deaths in food related disease outbreak

South Africa records thirty-six deaths in food related disease outbreak In a tweeted factsheet, the health ministry urged South Africans to use safe water supplies, ensure frequent hand-washing and separate raw and cooked food. This triggered a review of all cases diagnosed in both public and private hospitals. We had never exited 100 per annum, that is why we believe we have an outbreak. [Full Article...]

Flu Season off to a fast start

Flu Season off to a fast start But this year's flu vaccine is much less effective than in previous years, meaning those who are vaccinated against the flu may still get sick. It's why he and others advise to not dismiss the flu shot. The Journal noted that another factor in the vaccine's ineffectiveness this year is the way it's made, using eggs to grow the strains. CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) ... [Full Article...]

Duke Energy customers' personal info may have been exposed in data breach

Duke Energy customers' personal info may have been exposed in data breach The possible compromise of info affects the customers of any company that uses the Global Express network for payment processing, officials said. The company did not specify when or how the breach took place and did not reveal details of the type of information accessed by the hackers either. [Full Article...]

Philippines government investigates Dengvaxia dengue vaccine

Philippines government investigates Dengvaxia dengue vaccine The country's public immunization program was suspended on Friday. The country was among the first to use Dengvaxia on children at least nine years old. Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said that he would tap the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) to initiate a fact-finding investigation to determine possible accountabilities of officials behind the purchase that was approved by former... [Full Article...]

What Clemson fans need to know about Sugar Bowl

What Clemson fans need to know about Sugar Bowl Maybe they won a scratchoff on a game devised by the College Football Playoff selection committee called "Flamin' Fours". The Crimson Tide and Tigers split those meetings. "In the other playoff games we've played in since then, there's been a bit more focus and understanding of the consequences". This year, the Tigers are led by junior quarterback Kelly Bryant, who has 2,678 passing yards and 13 t... [Full Article...]

Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island Beginning Dec. 5, AM

Wind Advisory in Effect for Big Island Beginning Dec. 5, AM The Bluster: The change to cold weather will come on the breath of winds blowing between 17 and 31 miles per hour today and tonight with gusts near 50 miles per hour. Tuesday's forecast calls for sunny skies with a high of 43 and an overnight low of 22. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, low around 17. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. [Full Article...]

State Senate Retail Forum Postponed Amid Rosenberg Investigation

State Senate Retail Forum Postponed Amid Rosenberg Investigation The Senate elected Democratic Majority Leader Harriette Chandler to take over as the body's acting president. "I believe this is in the best interests of the Senate". "I am certainly alarmed by what I have heard, but I'm heartened that the senate quickly began working to set up an independent investigation". Rosenberg, he said, is innocent until proven otherwise. [Full Article...]

UAE forms new military and economic partnership with Saudi Arabia

UAE forms new military and economic partnership with Saudi Arabia Qatar's ruling emir will attend the meeting of the Gulf Cooperation Council this week in Kuwait, his government said Monday, a summit coming amid a boycott of the energy-rich country by three of the council's members. Kuwait had invited the GCC countries while Qatar confirmed its presence in the Summit. Already, the island nation of Bahrain has said it won't take part in any meeting that Qatar att... [Full Article...]

Bohemian Rhapsody: Bryan Singer's health delays film

Bohemian Rhapsody: Bryan Singer's health delays film Malek also reportedly filed complaints to Fox, citing Singer's disappearing acts as contributing to his unreliability and overall unprofessionalism. Obviously, there are millions of dollars on the line here, and that's a lot of pressure for any director, even one as experienced as Singer. [Full Article...]


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