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Eating Fatty Foods May Still Kill You, Even If You're Skinny

Eating Fatty Foods May Still Kill You, Even If You're Skinny As for the reasoning why high-DED foods have this impact, they suggest higher DED in normal weight women may cause metabolic changes independent of body weight. To gain a better understanding of how energy density relates to cancer risk, American researchers looked at data from 90,000 postmenopausal women. Although the highest quintile DED was associated with an elevated waist circumference and ... [Full Article...]

Nigeria database shows how government official collected N400bn bribe in 1 year

Nigeria database shows how government official collected N400bn bribe in 1 year According to NBS, 32.3 per cent of Nigerian adults that have dealings with public offices June 2015 and May 2016 have paid bride to government officials. It stated that it became more palpable when factoring in the frequency in those payments as the majority of those who paid a bribe to a public official did so a couple of times over the course of the year. [Full Article...]

Late night snacking not only makes you fat, it ages you too

Late night snacking not only makes you fat, it ages you too The researchers say this is because eating at odd times leads to a decreased activity of an enzyme, known as XPA, that repairs UV damage. The distinguished neuroscientist, of University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, advised sunbathers to dine early if they plan on catching some rays. [Full Article...]

Transgender New Yorkers have new health insurance protection

Gov. Andrew Cuomo today ordered that health insurers can not discriminate against or deny coverage to people based on their gender identity, a move that bolsters protections for transgender individuals. Insurers receiving a claim from someone who is transgender "should take reasonable steps, including requesting additional information, to determine whether the insured is eligible for the services ... [Full Article...]

O'Brien: Deshaun Watson improving every day

O'Brien: Deshaun Watson improving every day And I'm not going to let anyone take it. He sees a lot from our defense , so I'm sure he tries to keep that in his memory bank for when it happens again. Savage, who has yet to throw a touchdown pass in a regular-season game, is certainly aware that many people outside of the organization would like to see Watson under center when Houston opens the season on September 10 against the Jaguars. [Full Article...]

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Shares Sold by Cigna Investments Inc

Kinder Morgan, Inc. (KMI) Shares Sold by Cigna Investments Inc Geode Capital Ltd Liability Com invested 0.16% in Kinder Morgan Inc (NYSE:KMI). Kinder Morgan (NYSE:KMI) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, July 19th. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link . Shares repurchase plans are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued. [Full Article...]

West Nile virus cases picking up in Oklahoma

West Nile virus cases picking up in Oklahoma The 44-year-old male is expected to make a full recovery. The Clermont County Public Health will conduct an environmental assessment in the affected area and implement mosquito control measures. "Each year, we see people become ill as a result of mosquito bites", said State Health Commissioner Jerome Adams, M.D., M.P.H. Only one in five people who become infected develop a fever with headaches, ... [Full Article...]

Tandem Diabetes Care (TNDM) Stock Closed at $0.73

Share performance for the month is now at 23.77%. Over the last three months, the shares of the company have changed -17.00% and performed -67.17% over the last six months. Shares of TNDM moved upward with change of 7.88% to its 50-day Moving average. (TNDM) shares have been seen trading -91.43% off its 52 week- peak value and changed 93.59% from its 52 week-bottom price value. [Full Article...]

Woman accused of driving drunk with unrestrained child in back seat

Woman accused of driving drunk with unrestrained child in back seat CBS12 initially reported on the arrest after a tow truck driver noticed Brandy Lerma, 31 of Boynton Beach, swerving on the road, almost colliding with several cars. The deputy noted Lerma's speech was slurred and a smell of alcohol coming from her auto. She later took a breathalyzer test and registered a blood alcohol content of.200 and.187, both more than twice the legal limit in Florida. [Full Article...]

The L Brands (LB) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds

The L Brands (LB) Earning Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Report Finds The company now has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $55.62. L Brands's quarterly revenue was down 6.8% compared to the same quarter a year ago. Following the transaction, the chief executive officer now directly owns 75,658 shares in the company, valued at $3,698,163.04. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website ... [Full Article...]

Blue Whale game: NCPCR asks parents, teacher to be vigilant

Blue Whale game: NCPCR asks parents, teacher to be vigilant Just like in the cases of child pornography, there are people at the other end of a virtual conversation looking to exploit these vulnerabilities. "People are committing suicide due to Blue Whale game". The parents have now come out saying that the online game could be what pushed their son to take the extreme step. Facebook could investigate and shut down private groups that promote such behavi... [Full Article...]

Scientists develop test that could detect cancer before symptoms show

Scientists develop test that could detect cancer before symptoms show For example, there is a chance cells will acquire mistakes or mutations and in a small fraction of people, these changes will spur a blood cell to multiply faster than its neighboring cells, potentially leading to pre-leukemic conditions. The study added to the growing volume of information about " liquid biopsies " for cancer diagnosis and other potential applications in cancer management. [Full Article...]

Scientists Create A New Way To Deliver Medicine Through Your Stomach

Scientists Create A New Way To Deliver Medicine Through Your Stomach The tiny vehicles, each of which measure about half the width of a human hair, were created to swim through the rodent's gut and neutralize the gastric acid before delivering their cargo of antibiotics. After they are swallowed, the magnesium cores react with gastric acid to produce a stream of hydrogen bubbles that propel the motors around . Researchers also plan to test different drug combi... [Full Article...]

Uganda receives one million South Sudan refugees

Uganda receives one million South Sudan refugees Idris Suleiman, Minister of International Cooperation of the new National Reconciliation Government of Sudan, met with the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for Sudan, Noriko Yoshida on Monday. Sudan also continues to host refugees from Eritrea, Syria, Yemen, Chad and other countries. Moreover, recent arrivals continue to spark violence, with armed groups reportedly burning do... [Full Article...]

Irom Sharmila Ties Knot: Twitter Admirers Rejoice

Irom Sharmila Ties Knot: Twitter Admirers Rejoice No family members of either the bride or the groom were present when the couple singed the official documents at the registrar's office. She quit politics and chose to settle down in life by marrying Coutinha, 55, an NRI with roots in Goa. [Full Article...]

Minor rape victim delivers baby, put under observation

Minor rape victim delivers baby, put under observation She delivered the baby on Thursday morning through C-section and the new born is stable despite being underweight at 2.02 kg. The girl did not know she was pregnant and her parents told her she was having an operation to have a stone removed from her stomach. [Full Article...]

Bellandur Lake spills toxic foam again, residents complain of foul smell, pollution

Bellandur Lake spills toxic foam again, residents complain of foul smell, pollution Because of this, it is hard for commuters to drive on the road. Though a netted fence has been built around the lake to keep the foam from entering the roads, heavy rains have destroyed the fence causing huge clouds of foam, which blocked the roads near Varthur causing traffic jam. [Full Article...]

Australian breakthrough for peanut allergy

Australian breakthrough for peanut allergy Astonishingly, their desensitisation to peanuts persisted for up to four years after treatment. Prof Tang said the new study showed that the majority of PPOIT-treated children who tolerated peanut at the end of the original trial were still eating peanut without reactions four years later. [Full Article...]

This video of an extreme cramp is truly disturbing

This video of an extreme cramp is truly disturbing Start to relax and then this happens". F-- cramp. Look at this s--. "Painful yes it was", he captioned the video . "That's why you always gotta stretch and drink a lot and I mean a lot of water bro. Cramps can be caused by a deficiency in acetylcholine, the neurotransmitter that stimulates muscles to work. But sometimes going too hard can also leave people in pain with muscle cramps or worse co... [Full Article...]

Baltimore removes Confederate statues in wake of Charlottesville

Lee, Stonewall Jackson and Roger B. Taney, author of the Supreme Court's Dred Scott opinion. Baltimore's swift removal of the monuments comes days after what is believed to be the largest gathering of white supremacists in a decade - including neo-Nazis, skinheads and Ku Klux Klan members. [Full Article...]


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