How a weekend sleep-in could help you avoid an early death

It can give you heart problems or hurt your waistline , and it can leave you anxious and depressed . "They sleep as much during weekdays as during weekends whereas the difference is huge in lower age groups", he explained. They might sleep six ... More..

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Obesity is linked to 12 different cancers

The recently released report , dubbed "Diet, Nutrition , Physical Activity and Cancer: a Global Perspective", is the "most reliable blueprint available for living healthily to reduce cancer risk". The aim of ...More..

Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Lung cancer rates in young US women exceed men, despite fewer smokers

Jemal stated that his guess as to why this could be happening is because when women decide to quit smoking have a lower decrease in lung cancer then men do. For example, while smoking prevalence among H...More..

Cigarette Smoke Directly Damages Limb Muscles
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Cigarette Smoke Directly Damages Limb Muscles

However, the findings of this study suggest that cigarette smoke directly damages muscles by reducing the number of blood vessels in leg muscles, thereby reducing the amount of oxygen and nutrients they can...More..

Ariana Grande Admits Her Relationship With Mac Miller Was
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Ariana Grande Admits Her Relationship With Mac Miller Was "Toxic"

Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson called out fans Thursday following remarks that suggested he can't be in a romantic relationship due to his borderline personality disorder (BPD) diagnosis. 'I am s...More..

Obesity is a Worldwide Condition
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Obesity is a Worldwide Condition

Moses and a team analysed population data for all countries in the world, obtained from a World Health Organization database. For the study, the population of all countries from 2000-2014 was divided into a...More..

A quarter of people worldwide will be obese by 2045
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

A quarter of people worldwide will be obese by 2045

It's predicted one in eight people will have Type II diabetes . 'We shouldn't be surprised.,' he said, adding: 'As long ago as 2007 Whitehall was warned that 50 per cent of United Kingdom citizens would be ...More..

by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Catholic priest infected with Ebola

The pastor of an evangelical church last Wednesday died several days after he "prayed" for an Ebola victim who went to him for help, a doctor said. Yakouide denied it, saying no cases had been confirmed in the ...More..

Study Offers New Look at Why Our Brains Are So Big
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

Study Offers New Look at Why Our Brains Are So Big

Some of the theories argue that there must be a good reason why the human body has a big brain. In the past, scientists believe that it had to do with apes that live in social groups and have bigger brains. Did...More..

North Korea Willing to Talk to US 'At Any Time'
by | Saturday, May 26, 2018

North Korea Willing to Talk to US 'At Any Time'

Mr Trump responds by saying his own nuclear button is "much bigger & more powerful". The North Koreans also claim no radiation leaked during the explosions, and that they have never detected radiation at th...More..

Rice to become less nutritious as Carbon dioxide levels rise
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Rice to become less nutritious as Carbon dioxide levels rise

Grains are the bedrock of civilization. Bigger crops aren't necessarily useful to human societies if they're less nutritious. "Rice is not just a major source of calories, but also proteins and vitamins for m...More..

Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Seafood-rich diet may up sexual intimacy, pregnancy chances

A study suggests that seafood consumption can help women get pregnant faster. With 15 to 25 percent of couples unable to conceive after a year, researchers hope the findings can help increase the chances of ...More..

Cut out alcohol and bacon to slash cancer risk, say researchers
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Cut out alcohol and bacon to slash cancer risk, say researchers

Even small amounts of processed meats and booze increase the risk of a number of cancers outlined in World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) guidelines, which are updated once a decade. With obesity set to overtake...More..

Trump Distorts Democrats' Positions on North Korea and MS-13
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Trump Distorts Democrats' Positions on North Korea and MS-13

They very much want to do it. "We'd like to do it". In a separate statement at the White House, Mr Trump said the step was a "tremendous setback for North Korea and the world", adding the United States milita...More..

UAE Consulate in Kerala issues advisory over Nipah outbreak
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

UAE Consulate in Kerala issues advisory over Nipah outbreak

Since Kerala is also a tourist destination, the government has also issued an advisory to the travellers and have asked them not to visit the four north Kerala district in the backdrop of the Nipah outbreak. On...More..

Deadly drug in teething products forces FDA action
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Deadly drug in teething products forces FDA action

The latest target? Children's gel teething products that contain the painkiller benzocaine. The products are sold as gels, sprays, ointments, solutions and lozenges under the OTC brand names Anbesol, Baby Oraje...More..

Sleeping in may help you live longer
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Sleeping in may help you live longer

According to the results, people younger than 65 who got five hours of sleep or less seven days a week had a 65 percent higher morality rate than people who got a healthy six or seven hours of sleep. For those ...More..

Olga Tokarczuk's 'extraordinary' Flights wins Man Booker International prize
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Olga Tokarczuk's 'extraordinary' Flights wins Man Booker International prize

Tokarczuk was awarded a cash prize of Pounds 50,000 (Rs 45,71,208.74), which the author will split with translator Jennifer Croft , reported BBC. She has authored eight novels and two short-story collections. ...More..

Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea 'hostility'
by | Friday, May 25, 2018

Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea 'hostility'

He also said that he has spoken with Defense Secretary James Mattis and the Joint Chiefs of Staff to ensure the US military " is ready if necessary ". In his letter, Trump said he felt "a wonderful dialogue was...More..

Federal judge rules that Trump can't block Twitter users from his account
by | Thursday, May 24, 2018

Federal judge rules that Trump can't block Twitter users from his account

In her ruling, Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald wrote that "no government official - including the President - is above the law, and all government officials are presumed to follow the law as has been declared". ...More..