• Post-menopausal women who consume fried food face higher fatality risk
Post-menopausal women who consume fried food face higher fatality risk

Regularly eating fried food is linked with a heightened risk of death from any cause and heart-related death, among postmenopausal women, finds a USA study in The BMJ . In a recently published paper, a team of researchers linked fried food, such as fried chicken and fried fish , to a higher risk of death from any cause except cancer .

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  • 3 more kids die of influenza: US CDC report
3 more kids die of influenza: US CDC report

The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and flu was 7.2%, which is slightly higher than the usual threshold of 7.1% for this time of year, the CDC said, based on data from the National Center for Health Statistics. With H1N1 dominating, young children have been especially hard hit by the flu this year - likely because they've had little or...

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  • Study Implicates Gum Disease Bacteria in Alzheimer's Pathology
Study Implicates Gum Disease Bacteria in Alzheimer's Pathology

However, he said the study was limited because the team has not yet determined if different strains of P. gingivalis are more virulent than others in causing brain infection. They did not resist the gingipain blockers. The research team's paper revealing the link between the disease and gum's disease was published Wednesday in the...

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  • New food guide costs may put it out of reach for some
New food guide costs may put it out of reach for some

Dairy has been scaled back and is now lumped in with other proteins and fruit juice is no longer in the food guide. Instead of meat and dairy, the Canadian government is recommending different sources of protein and fibre such as pasta, lentils, beans, and rice.

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  • Meat group says New Zealand already adopting diet recommendations
Meat group says New Zealand already adopting diet recommendations

Professor Tim Lang, one of the authors from City, University of London, said: 'The food we eat and how we produce it determines the health of people and the planet, and we are now getting this seriously wrong. "The food group intake ranges that we suggest allow flexibility to accommodate various food types, agricultural systems, cultural tradit...

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  • EC files police complaint against man who claimed 2014 polls were rigged
EC files police complaint against man who claimed 2014 polls were rigged

In a letter to Deputy Election Commissioner Sudeep Jain, the company, which manufactures EVMs, said that Shuja was neither a regular employee of the firm nor associated in any way the design and development of voting machines between 2009 and 2014, contrary to his claims.

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  • Report urges ‘radical changes’ to world’s diet
Report urges ‘radical changes’ to world’s diet

Moving to this new dietary pattern will require global consumption of foods such as red meat and sugar to decrease by about 50 per cent, while consumption of nuts, fruits, vegetables, and legumes must double, researchers said. There would need to be hardly any increase in the production of whole grains, poultry and dairy products, but drastic incre...

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  • Gov. DeSantis desires to move forward with smokable medical cannabis
Gov. DeSantis desires to move forward with smokable medical cannabis

In a move that will likely result in significant changes to Florida's medical marijuana program, Gov. Ron DeSantis has made a decision to give the Legislature a chance to reverse the state's ban on the smoking of the cannabis flower by medical marijuana patients.

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  • Man Hospitalized After Injecting Semen Into Arm To Remedy Again Ache
Man Hospitalized After Injecting Semen Into Arm To Remedy Again Ache

The man had most recently given himself three " doses " of semen, intravenously and intramuscularly. It was during the checkup that his doctor noticed a patch of red swollen skin on his right forearm. However, before doctors were able to perform a routine surgery to cut and drain the collection, the patient chose to discharge himself. The only ...

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  • Uri Day 3 in overseas
Uri Day 3 in overseas

If yes, then let us know about your reactions. The film is directed by debutant Aditya Dhar and produced by Ronnie Screwvala under his banner RSVP Movies. Playing a character called Major Shergill, Vicky has been appreciated for his controlled performance. How's the Josh? Well, that's what Vicky Kaushal has been asking everyone for the past f...

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  • High-Fiber Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Death And Chronic Diseases
High-Fiber Diet Linked To Lower Risk Of Death And Chronic Diseases

People who eat extra fibre and whole grains are more likely to avoid certain diseases such as heart attacks, stroke , cancer and diabetes compared to people who eat lesser amounts, a review of all the available evidence has concluded.

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  • Girl with Uncommon Situation Couldn't Hear Male Voices
Girl with Uncommon Situation Couldn't Hear Male Voices

Concerned, she went to the hospital where doctors attempted to diagnose the freakish symptoms. According to the Daily Mail , she made the discovery after she woke up one morning and couldn't hear her boyfriend talking. Doctors said that stress could have contributed to the condition. In North America, only about 3,000 people are diagnosed wi...

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  • NYC mayor: We'll be first US city to mandate paid vacation
NYC mayor: We'll be first US city to mandate paid vacation

In New York, more than 500,000 workers lack paid leave benefits, he said in a statement, including 200,000 who work in the restaurant and hospitality industries. "Every New Yorker, no matter their race or gender, sexual orientation, or socio-economic status should have accessible and reliable health care", state Sen.

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  • Rape coma baby: Hacienda Healthcare staff must hand DNA to police
Rape coma baby: Hacienda Healthcare staff must hand DNA to police

Police are now investigating the case as a potential sexual assault with an anonymous source telling the outlet that staff at the facility did not know the woman was pregnant. " Bill Timmons , longtime Chief Executive Officer of Hacienda HealthCare , has terminated his employment from the company effective immediately", a Tuesday statement from ...

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  • Apple's Tim Cook got big pay bump in 2018: filing
Apple's Tim Cook got big pay bump in 2018: filing

Apple CEO Tim Cook said that health could be an area where Apple makes a big play in an interview with CNBC . Cook came to the defense of his company a week after Apple warned investors that its fiscal first-quarter (fourth calendar quarter) revenue would be weaker than previously expected .

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  • New York City Offers Health Care to Uninsured, Including Illegal Aliens - Mayor
New York City Offers Health Care to Uninsured, Including Illegal Aliens - Mayor

Mayor Bill de Blasio unveiled on Tuesday NYC Care, a comprehensive plan to provide health care to all New York City residents, including undocumented immigrants. "We recognize that obviously health care isn't just, in theory, a right; it's in practice a right". He joked that if they did leave town, they should use the Trans-Hudson commuter ...

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  • Young people dying from flu
Young people dying from flu

Kolawole Bankole, director/administrator of Portland Public Health. Flu symptoms usually come on suddenly instead of slowly developing and are characterized by chills, body aches, fatigue and a headache. Maintaining healthy habits, like getting enough sleep, exercising regularly, eating a healthy diet and drinking enough water, can also help you ...

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  • Chris Jericho officially done with WWE universe?
Chris Jericho officially done with WWE universe?

The race to sign up top free agents in pro-wrestling right now has amped up with both WWE and AEW aggressively trying to sign top indie talents. Fightful is reporting that they reached out to several WWE talents and asked them to comment on AEW under the condition of anonymity, but noted only half of the talents responded, and some wrestlers st...

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  • NHS Blueprint Welcomed - Now Long-Term Plan for Social Care Needed
NHS Blueprint Welcomed - Now Long-Term Plan for Social Care Needed

As part of the initiative, expert teams will work in up to 50 hospitals across the country to deliver alcohol checks and provide access to healthcare within 24 hours if problems are found - including counselling, medically assisted help to give up alcohol and support to help abstain from drink.

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  • 4-Year-Old Dies From Complications Linked To Flu In Riverside County
4-Year-Old Dies From Complications Linked To Flu In Riverside County

That's slightly less compared to this time past year, but by February of 2018, the number of flu-related deaths skyrocketed to 200. "It's not too late in the season to get your flu shot ", said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer.

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