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Time to focus more on diet quality than diet type, study suggests

Time to focus more on diet quality than diet type, study suggests Reducing either carbohydrates or fats from the diet shaves off excess weight in about the same proportion, claims a new study. Dr. Frank Hu, nutrition chief at Harvard's School of Public Health who has called precision nutrition a promising approach, says the study wasn't a comprehensive test of all gene variations that might affect individual responses to weight loss diets. [Full Article...]

CJI to take final call on Bench vs Bench

CJI to take final call on Bench vs Bench Justice Kurian's remarks about judicial discipline and disparate voices within the court was triggered while he was sitting along with Justices Madan B. The bench put the matter for consideration on March 7 to decide if it can be referred to a larger bench. "We are not going into the merits or correctness of the decision by Justice Mishra's bench". [Full Article...]

Execution set for today for man who killed mother, brother

Execution set for today for man who killed mother, brother His predecessor Rick Parry twice rejected the view of the parole board and allowed executions to proceed, although he did accept their opinion and commuted one death sentence to life imprisonment. Kent Whitaker and Bart were wounded. Almost two years later, Bart Whitaker was arrested in Mexico after investigators determined he arranged the plot in hopes of collecting a family estate he believed ... [Full Article...]

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek to moderate Pa. governor's debate

'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek to moderate Pa. governor's debate Fortunately, the 2018 election cycle has his name all over it. Trebek, 77, a naturalized USA citizen originally from Canada , will appear at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry annual dinner on October 1 at Dauphin County's Hershey Lounge, where the debate will take place, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported . [Full Article...]

Philippine officials to visit Kuwait amid migrant worker row

Philippine officials to visit Kuwait amid migrant worker row Topping the list are demands that Filipino workers be allowed to keep their cellphones and passports, which can be confiscated by employers. More than 250,000 Filipinos work in Kuwait, with many taking roles as maids or domestic helpers. Meanwhile, the government of Kuwait granted the request of the Philippines to extend the amnesty program it was offering to overstaying overseas Filipino worker... [Full Article...]

Student: CNN gave me 'scripted' questions

Student: CNN gave me 'scripted' questions Broward County Sheriff Scott Isreal and National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch also heard from survivors. CNN aired the live town hall , "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action", from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla . [Full Article...]

Red wine could help your teeth and gums

Red wine could help your teeth and gums The team focused on two specific polyphenols found in red wine, caffeic acid and p-coumaric acid. Chemicals in red wine could provide an unexpected route to healthier teeth and gums , research suggests . Where do you find polyphenols? There are plenty other "Polyphenols" rich food you may consume if you really are interested in living healthy. It also reduces the gum diseases, the res... [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande banned by doctors from performing at the BRIT Awards

Ariana Grande banned by doctors from performing at the BRIT Awards A source told a tabloid: " Ariana desperately wanted to come - she was so ill but she still wanted to get on the plane". But despite being keen to make an appearance, unfortunately she's now been told by doctors she's not up to it and has dropped out last minute. [Full Article...]

Scotland sticking with same side to tackle England

Scotland sticking with same side to tackle England Hughes has made a swift recovery from knee ligament damage, and is fit to start after a conditioning crash-course in England camp over the past few weeks. Former England wing Ugo Monye believes that Russell - who will leave Glasgow for French side Racing 92 in the summer - is prone to game-changing errors and could be a liability for the hosts. [Full Article...]

Nair Hospital doctors remove tumour weighing 1.8 kg from man's head

Nair Hospital doctors remove tumour weighing 1.8 kg from man's head Pal was admitted to the department of neurosurgery with swelling under the scalp, heaviness, headache and complete blindness in both eyes on February 1. "The tumour was so big, it appeared there was another head mounted on top of the patient's head", Srikanth Balasubramaniam, a senior surgeon who was part of the operating team said by phone from Mumbai . [Full Article...]

China probes ship-to-ship transfer report

In December, new sanctions against North Korea were imposed, strengthening the measures regarding the supply, sale or transfer of all refined petroleum products, including diesel and kerosene to North Korea. Security Council and has informed the Security Council and shared the information with other countries, Japan's Foreign Ministry said. North Korean spent $3.3 billion on Chinese output a yea... [Full Article...]

Nirav Modi PNB Fraud Case: SC Refuses Order On Plea For SIT

Nirav Modi PNB Fraud Case: SC Refuses Order On Plea For SIT The bench then said it would deal with the next course of action only after hearing the AG's preliminary objections to the PILs and posted the case for further hearing on March 16, after the court's Holi recess. As Dhanda continued with his demand, Chief Justice Misra shot back saying: "We are not here to hear speeches... you are just creating headlines, issuing notice is not your right". [Full Article...]

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds With more than 350 million people experiencing depression worldwide, many people turn to prescription drugs and anti-depressants to better manage their condition. A recent study of more than 240,000 people found that only about a third of those who were newly diagnosed with depression got treatment. Prof Pariante said this type of study can not account for individual differences in respons... [Full Article...]

Florida Dad Asks Trump: 'How Many Children Have to Get Shot?'

Florida Dad Asks Trump: 'How Many Children Have to Get Shot?' President, we're going to fix this". "It's eternity. My lovely daughter I'm never going to see again", he added. "I really believe if these cowards knew the school was well guarded. "It is not about gun laws", Pollack said. "That's another fight, another battle. Let's get together, work with the president and fix the schools". [Full Article...]

Parents lose fight to keep Alfie Evans on life support

Parents lose fight to keep Alfie Evans on life support Yesterday in London Mr Justice Hayden ruled in favour of the hospital after a hearing in the Family Division of the High Court in Liverpool earlier this month. In a pinned tweet, Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy's wife Rebekah said at the time: "Today Alfie squeezed my finger every time I tickled his little hand". [Full Article...]

Florida House Refuses To Debate Guns But Declares Porn A Health Risk

Florida House Refuses To Debate Guns But Declares Porn A Health Risk The resolution, approved by a voice vote Tuesday, says the Internet is exposing children to pornography at an alarming rate, which could lead to low self-esteem and deviant sexual behavior. "If there is another mass shooting (in Florida) it's going to be their fault". Others on Twitter lambasted Florida lawmakers for focusing on porn instead of guns. [Full Article...]

Macon's 26 Points Not Enough To Stop Kentucky

Macon's 26 Points Not Enough To Stop Kentucky Gilgeous-Alexander helped give United Kingdom a 72-65 lead entering the final nine minutes. Big Blue never looked back. "Whether they're freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, you have to respect them". Macon led Arkansas with 26 points on 8-of-16 shooting, hitting 4-of-9 from behind the arc. Dustin Thomas chipped in 6 points and pulled down 10 rebounds. [Full Article...]

Eagles, Alshon Jeffery played entire season, Super Bowl with torn rotator cuff

Eagles, Alshon Jeffery played entire season, Super Bowl with torn rotator cuff Yeah, you read that correctly. It is not clear how long Jeffery will need to recover from the rotator cuff surgery, but he will nearly certainly be ready for the start of training camp before the 2018 season. The former Bears wideout posted seven touchdowns and scored a pair of two-point conversions before basically sitting out the final two regular season games and finishing with with 57 catche... [Full Article...]

Circling the drain on gun violence

Circling the drain on gun violence If the USA has thousands of "mentally ill" citizens, then Afghanistan has millions of people suffering from horrific trauma and PTSD, caused by four decades of civil war. Guns have become routine. Our own community is affected by gun violence every few years. And in 2011, a graduate student named Katy Benoit was shot and killed by a psychology professor who would go on to take his own life. [Full Article...]

Record-breaking spree earns King Kohli rare double in ICC ODI rankings

Record-breaking spree earns King Kohli rare double in ICC ODI rankings But as of now, Sir Donald Bradman's tally of 974 runs in five Tests against England in 1930, which stands second on the all-time list, seems to be a more feasible target for Kohli , who needs 104 runs more to overhaul the Aussie great. "There's a lot of areas the South African team need to get right", he said. I genuinely believe that this is not just a purple patch for Kohli , this is genuine... [Full Article...]


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