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Eating Green Vegetables Can Help Prevent Dementia

Eating Green Vegetables Can Help Prevent Dementia Those who consumed the most ate around 1.3 servings a day and those who consumed the fewest ate around 0.1 servings a day. Resulted also suggested that older adults who ate at least one serving of leafy green vegetables showed an equivalent of being 11 years younger cognitively. [Full Article...]

Rolling Stone magazine bought by Penske Media

As previously reported , Wenner Media , facing the same challenges as most traditional magazine owners in the digital age, previous year sold a 49% stake in the title to Singapore-based company BandLab Technologies. "Our interest in Rolling Stone is driven by its people, its cultural significance and the globally recognised brand that has no peer in its areas of influence", Penske said in a sta... [Full Article...]

Risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs peaks at Christmas

Risk of chocolate poisoning in dogs peaks at Christmas Chocolate ( Theobroma cacao ) is poisonous to dogs because it contains theobromine , a stimulant that resembles caffeine. Of those cases, 26 percent of the dogs arrived at the clinic within one hour of eating chocolate and 56 percent within six hours. [Full Article...]

U.S. plans military attack on North Korea

U.S. plans military attack on North Korea Baik Tae-hyun, spokesman of South Korea's Unification Ministry, which deals with matters related to North Korea, said Monday that the Seoul government was examining whether the North was behind hacking attacks on a cryptocurrency exchange in June. [Full Article...]

Fifth flu season death in San Diego region reported

Fifth flu season death in San Diego region reported Stay home when you are sick. Puerto Rico and 26 states reported regional flu activity, and 10 states reported local flu activity. "If you have symptoms of the flu it's better to miss some of the holiday fun than to risk infecting others - especially those people who are at higher risk of serious complications". [Full Article...]

Suhaib Ilyasi, host of India's Most Wanted, sentenced to life for murder

Suhaib Ilyasi, host of India's Most Wanted, sentenced to life for murder In his statement to police, Suhaib Ilyasi had told that she had committed suicide. Ilyasi had shot to fame as the host of a crime show called India's Most Wanted . She then moved the high court, which ordered framing of murder charges against Suhaib in August 2014. "I came to know that she had stab wounds later and grew suspicious", she said. [Full Article...]

Coast Guard rescues sea turtle stuck in web of cocaine bales

Coast Guard rescues sea turtle stuck in web of cocaine bales As seen in the video, a guardsman cut the lines away and freed the sea turtle. The crew of the cutter Thetis encountered the loggerhead turtle in the eastern Pacific during a 68-day mission, the Coast Guard said on Tuesday. "They saw significant chaffing from the lines on his neck and flippers". The workers proceeded to seize the bales of cocaine after releasing the turtle. [Full Article...]

EXO postpones winter album amid passing of singer Kim Jong-hyun

EXO postpones winter album amid passing of singer Kim Jong-hyun Musician Nine9, from the band Dear Cloud, published the note at Jonghyun's behest, the BBC reported on Tuesday. Gangnam police said his death wasn't being investigated as suspicious and Jonghyun's family had not requested an autopsy. [Full Article...]

Steelers WR Brown out vs. Texans; Conner to IR

Steelers WR Brown out vs. Texans; Conner to IR However, he is yet to play in a regular-season game in 2017. Conner will undergo surgery to fix a MCL injury he suffered during the Steelers' loss to the New England Patriots on Sunday. Update: HC Mike Tomlin said heading into halftime that he doesn't expect Brown to return today. Overall, he spent four seasons with the Patriots before the team let him walk via free agency after an unde... [Full Article...]

Government Now Supports Experiments To Make Viruses More Deadly

Government Now Supports Experiments To Make Viruses More Deadly The new policy on pathogens that can create a pandemic will allow researchers wishing to study them to apply for funding through the new procedure described by the Ministry of Health and Human Services. Chan School of Public Health, who has calculated that the risk of a lab-acquired infection sparking a pandemic is greater than recognized. Collins also disclosed that during the moratorium, 10 ... [Full Article...]

Humana, private equity firms buy Kindred Healthcare for $810 million

Humana, private equity firms buy Kindred Healthcare for $810 million Previously Kindred Healthcare (NYSE: KND ) reported $-0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $-0.19 by $0.08. Kindred at Home has 609 home health, hospice and non-medical home care sites of service, as well as nearly 40,000 caregivers who serve about 130,000 patients a day, with annual revenue of approximately $2.5 billion. [Full Article...]

Baby Born From Record-Breaking 24-Year-Old Frozen Embryo

Baby Born From Record-Breaking 24-Year-Old Frozen Embryo The embryo was thawed in March 2017, transferred into 26-year-old Tina Gibson's uterus and grew to be the baby girl born this fall. "I never thought I would be able to have a pregnancy, have a baby, such a miracle such a sweet sweet miracle", said Tina Gibson who faced infertility for years. [Full Article...]

FDA approves Luxturna gene therapy for rare form of inherited vision loss

FDA approves Luxturna gene therapy for rare form of inherited vision loss UniQure (NASDAQ: QURE ) priced its gene therapy alipogene tiparovec, a treatment for a rare metabolic disorder, at $1 million following its 2012 approval in Europe. According to MD Magazine , the approval of Luxturna could help spur research into genetic therapies to treat "the 225-plus genetic mutations known to cause blindness". [Full Article...]

The Red Cross blood drive

The Red Cross blood drive However, donations are a year-round necessity to respond to everyday patient emergencies. Forget Santa's naughty or nice list - the Australian Red Cross Blood Service has its own list of life savers. A blood donor card or driver's license or two other forms of identification are required at check-in. As a non-profit blood center, Oklahoma Blood Institute's donors provide every drop of blood ne... [Full Article...]

People allergic to eggs, safe to get flu vaccine

People allergic to eggs, safe to get flu vaccine Most live influenza vaccines contain trace amounts of egg protein , because of the way they're manufactured. It's been quite a dramatic change. Last year, flu activity did not reach this level until mid-January. This season's flu shot is less effective than year's past. And that number included 15,389 children. "It is estimated that 23,607 deaths occur each year in the United States as ... [Full Article...]

No, the CDC did not ban a list of words

Policy analysts were told of the list in a 90-minute briefing with senior CDC officials, the Washington Post reported . "If you are saying you can not use words like " transgender " and 'diversity , ' it's a clear statement that you can not pay attention to these issues", Galea said , according to PBS. [Full Article...]

White House officially blames North Korea for massive 'WannaCry' cyberattack

White House officially blames North Korea for massive 'WannaCry' cyberattack He is expected to issue a public statement Tuesday morning. The Trump Administration is set to formally name North Korea as the power behind the WannaCry cyberattack that affected hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries over the summer. [Full Article...]

Driverless train on Delhi Metro Magenta Line rams into a wall

Driverless train on Delhi Metro Magenta Line rams into a wall The metro line was granted the safety approval by Commissioner for Metro Rail Safety (CMRS) last month. Delhi: Empty metro train on trial run, breaks through boundary at Kalindi Kunj depot. Now a travel journey of about 52 minutes will be cut short to just 19 minutes, saving about half an hour of a commuter. Starting from Botanical Garden Metro station, it will go to Kalkaji temple. [Full Article...]

Two Aspiring Actresses Arrested In A Prostitution Racket In Hyderabad

Two Aspiring Actresses Arrested In A Prostitution Racket In Hyderabad The third broker, named Janardhan Jani is now absconding. Police, however, have not identified the actresses. The police also confiscated cash of Rs 50,000, six condom packets, three mobile phones, one auto from the possession of brothel organizers. [Full Article...]

North Korean ICBM not yet a threat

North Korean ICBM not yet a threat In November, the Joint Chiefs of Staff said a ground invasion would be necessary for the U.S.to eliminate all of North Korea's nuclear weapons, given the limited intelligence on where its military assets are. "Our communication channels remain open", he added. No Thai company maintains investments in North Korea any longer. Tillerson raised eyebrows this week when he said the US would talk t... [Full Article...]


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