Health Care

Runaway success: fittest women cut dementia risk by 90%

Runaway success: fittest women cut dementia risk by 90% At the start of the study, 191 women between 38 and 60 years old were asked to cycle on a stationary bike until they were exhausted. Results showed that while those who were physically fit and those who were not lived just as long, the women who could ride an exercise bike at a fast pace for six minutes in the initial test had a much lower risk of developing dementia than those who could not per... [Full Article...]

What's behind high United States health care costs

What's behind high United States health care costs However, a co-author of the new study said those arguments ignore the "800-pound gorilla": sky-high prices everywhere. "There's no doubt that administrative complexity and higher drug prices both matter - as do higher prices for pretty much everything in US healthcare", said lead study author Irene Papanicolas of the London School of Economics and the Harvard T.H. [Full Article...]

IndiGo, GoAir Cancel 50 A320 Neo Flights

IndiGo, GoAir Cancel 50 A320 Neo Flights Three other IndiGo A320Neo planes have been on the ground since February following similar engine problems. The Wadia Group-promoted low-priced carrier GoAir , which has a 10-per cent market share and operates around 230 flights daily, also cancelled six flights due to the grounding of three of its A320neo planes. [Full Article...]

Health officials confirm 1st measles case in MI this year

Health officials confirm 1st measles case in MI this year Health officials in three states have issued alerts to airport travelers related to potential measles contaminations. The state Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed the first case of measles in MI for 2018. It's the first case in the state this year. Though the disease is highly contagious, officials said children who received the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine twice a... [Full Article...]

Plateau state slams curfew on Bassa LGA

Plateau state slams curfew on Bassa LGA Gen. Texas Chukwu, who said that two soldiers were also wounded, while seven suspects were arrested, and a number of weapons recovered from them. A fresh attack by armed men, suspected to be herdsmen, has killed at least 25 people in Plateau State. [Full Article...]

Smoking may increase risk of hearing loss, scientists say

Smoking may increase risk of hearing loss, scientists say Yorkshire Cancer Research is backing the latest evidence published by Public Health England in February, which states that vaping with e-cigarettes is at least 95% safer than smoking, and that e-cigarette vapour does not harm bystanders. [Full Article...]

US Court Of Appeals Allows Texas To Enforce SB 4

US Court Of Appeals Allows Texas To Enforce SB 4 Greg Abbott and Republican supporters of the law. Tuesday's ruling found that not to be the case, aside from the "endorsement prohibition" that is still on hold. Around 35 percent of the city's residents are Latinx ; under the Obama administration, an escalation in raids and deportations soured relations between community members and law enforcement, something the election of President Trump ha... [Full Article...]

Lead exposure linked to 412000 premature deaths in U.S. each year

Lead exposure linked to 412000 premature deaths in U.S. each year TUESDAY, March 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) - Environmental lead exposure is a risk factor for all-cause, cardiovascular disease , and ischemic heart disease mortality, according to a study published online March 12 in The Lancet Public Health . [Full Article...]

Dane ranks 14th healthiest county in new survey

Dane ranks 14th healthiest county in new survey The five Georgia counties in the poorest health, starting with least healthy, are Quitman, Warren, Crisp, Turner and Early. It also ranks below several suburban and rural counties in the Triad and Northwest North Carolina, including Watauga (eighth), Davie (13th) and Randolph (38th). [Full Article...]

Harassment of Pakistani diplomats, families continues in New Delhi

Harassment of Pakistani diplomats, families continues in New Delhi In the latest of such incidents which have continued unabated, on Tuesday (today) a auto carrying school-going children of the counsellor was followed by unknown persons on cars and motorcycles. He emphasised that under the Vienna Convention, the safety and the security of Pakistani diplomats and their families is the responsibility of the Indian Government. [Full Article...]

Nigeria to negotiate for Dapchi schoolgirls' release

Nigeria to negotiate for Dapchi schoolgirls' release The president is on his way to Yobe State, his first visit there since over 100 girls were abducted from their school in Dapchi. President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration's response to the February 19 abduction of 110 students of Government Girls' Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State was better than the response of the last administration to a similar abducti... [Full Article...]

Apple Allowing Companies To Create Lightning To 3.5mm Cables

Apple Allowing Companies To Create Lightning To 3.5mm Cables With the new specs, companies in the MFi program can now include USB-C receptacles on their officially certified iOS and Mac accessories for charging. Making matters worse, USB-C-to-Lightning cables are the only way to get real fast-charing with the iPhone X and 8, making the company's official cable the only viable option. [Full Article...]

Keenum Preparing to Sign with Denver

Keenum Preparing to Sign with Denver Stefon Diggs of the Minnesota Vikings leaps to catch the ball thrown by Case Keenum in the fourth quarter of the NFC Divisional Playoff game against the New Orleans Saints on January 14, 2018 at U.S. Re-signing last year's starter, Josh McCown, could round out the Jets' quarterback room. There were some things that we should have done, that we should have done differently that we didn't d... [Full Article...]

Marquette to play Harvard as No. 2 seed in NIT

Marquette to play Harvard as No. 2 seed in NIT Rider has one of the longest travel distances (nearly 3,000 miles) of any team that qualified for a postseason tournament. "We've been clear all along we're going to wait until the season wraps up, and then we'll talk about it", Tyra said Monday. [Full Article...]

2nd lawsuit filed over lost embryos at OH fertility clinic

2nd lawsuit filed over lost embryos at OH fertility clinic For many of them, costly and invasive In-Vitro Fertilization treatments were their last hope of having biological children. While the extent of the damage in both scenarios is unclear, the potential damage to eggs in both incidents would be a financial and emotional blow to the fertility patients, including women storing embryos, women donating their eggs and women seeking to delay a pregnancy... [Full Article...]

Sooners Get 2018 NCAA Tournament Bid

Sooners Get 2018 NCAA Tournament Bid Overall, the A-10 saw three teams get into the tournament. "Obviously we've had all the extremes kind of bunched into one season. but given the criteria, given the ground rules, this group had three really, really good months, and one not so good", said OU coach Lon Kruger before the selections were announced. [Full Article...]

Iran's FM Calls For Antiterrorist Cooperation With Pakistan

Iran's FM Calls For Antiterrorist Cooperation With Pakistan He is visiting Pakistan in response to his Pakistani counterpart Khawaja Asif's visit to Iran last September. The prime minister said in order to meet the bilateral trade target of $5 billion by 2021, Pakistan and Iran should work together in all earnest. [Full Article...]

INX Media case: ED can't arrest Karti till March 20

INX Media case: ED can't arrest Karti till March 20 Chidambaram, who was then the Union finance minister. "Hence, CBI is conducting an investigation into the case without the co-operation of the accused", CBI counsel VK Sharma said before the court of Special Judge Sunil Rana . Organisation investigating me should be concerned about my security. However, the judge directed Tihar Jail authorities to provide and ensure proper safety and secu... [Full Article...]

Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu sacked after controversial remark

Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu sacked after controversial remark Among other things, he said, "Don't see Jammu and Kashmir as a conflict state and a political issue; it is a society which has social issues right now.We are trying to find our own space and we are going through a process which many other countries are also going through". [Full Article...]

Mysterious 'Disease X' Could Be The Next Deadly Global Epidemic, WHO Warns

Mysterious 'Disease X' Could Be The Next Deadly Global Epidemic, WHO Warns If you thought last winter's flu season was a nightmare, the World Health Organization (WHO) is warning that an array of new diseases may soon have the potential to kill millions of people around the world. It was the first time when the Disease X has been a topic of discussion. "It may seem unusual to be adding an "X" but the point is make sure we prepare and plan flexibly in terms of vacci... [Full Article...]


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