Medicine

Coconut oil not as healthy as thought, study says

Coconut oil not as healthy as thought, study says Vallabhan says that's why you shouldn't cook with it. He makes the same warning for any oil with high saturated fat content. "We want to set the record straight on why well-conducted scientific research overwhelmingly supports limiting saturated fat in the diet to prevent diseases of the heart and blood vessels", said Dr. [Full Article...]

Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day

Shootings kill or injure 19 US children each day Most gun accidents among younger children involved the child playing with a gun. Other findings were that boys, older children and minorities are disproportionately affected. Petersburg who wasn't involved in the study. The older the children, the higher the rates. Some good news, the rate of firearm homicides among children were in decline year to year between 2007 and 2014. [Full Article...]

Weather: Storms Southern/Eastern VT into NH (6/19 AM)

Weather: Storms Southern/Eastern VT into NH (6/19 AM) A High Rip Current risk is also in effect through Monday night for Atlantic, Cape May and Ocean counties in New Jersey. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued until 8 p.m. Combined with strong solar heating through the morning, the atmosphere is becoming moderately unstable. The so-called "precipitable water" - an integrated value of how much water can theoretically rain out in any one ... [Full Article...]

Sri Lanka President attends India organised Yoga Day

Sri Lanka President attends India organised Yoga Day He said chief minister was opposing International Yoga Day celebration when internationally acclaimed Bihar School of Yoga was engaged in making Yoga more popular across the world. The function was jointly organised by Consulate General of India, Shanghai along with Wenzhou Municipal People s Government. Eighty-five yoga sessions were held this morning at 70 centres across Singapore, with some... [Full Article...]

Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks

Iran's Revolutionary Guard strikes Syria for Tehran attacks The unofficial footage below released on social media shows what is reported to be one of the missiles being launched from one of Iran's western provinces. of the terrorists in Deir ez-Zor". The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps also warned all Takfiri terrorists as well as their regional and ultra-regional supporters that they would receive even more devastating responses if they repeat their "sa... [Full Article...]

Lions skipper Warburton returns to face Highlanders

Highlanders skipper Luke Whitelock planned to have a chat with older brother Sam, who was captain on Saturday when the Crusaders were sunk 12-3 by the impressive tourists. "But there are three Tests to get selected for, so it's not the be all and end all with the first one". Then in the last week or so we have discovered that the Conservatives and the DUP will be forming together to get rid o... [Full Article...]

Relay For Life Greenwich Event Set for June 10

Relay For Life Greenwich Event Set for June 10 This Saturday's Randolph County Relay For Life event will feature free entertainment, plenty of food, a silent auction and lots of activities created to raise funds to help fight against cancer. "Each team will sell random things at the Relay itself". Teams will be selling all kinds of food and offering a variety of games to raise finds for the fight against cancer. [Full Article...]

The Financial Choice Act: Empowering Americans

Many observers believe that the law, enacted in the wake of the financial collapse of 2008, has smothered the financial system and inhibits #Economic Growth through overregulation. The Financial CHOICE Act undercuts several major provisions in Dodd-Frank, including the Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, an independent agency now empowered to protect consumers from deceptive banking practices t... [Full Article...]

European Union to open Brexit talks with divorce bill and citizens' rights

In addition, many want national governments, rather than Brussels , to control future migration both from outside the EU (a median of 74% across the nine continental European nations polled) and within the EU (a median of 66%). Brexit yes, but which one? The Northern Ireland executive, now in limbo, had committed to setting a rate of 12.5 percent, matching that of the Irish Republic, in April 20... [Full Article...]

Netanyahu: Kohl a great friend to Israel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she received the news of predecessor Kohl's death en route to Rome on Friday and later changed her plans. Kohl's 16-year tenure as chancellor stretched from 1982 to 1998. President Ronald Reagan, second right, and Britain's Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher at London's Buckingham Palace, prior to a dinner for summit leaders. [Full Article...]

British PM May faces mounting criticism over London tower block blaze

It was the latest expression of anger in the community following the fire that raged through Grenfell Tower where the death toll could exceed more than 100. Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William visited an aid distribution site and were meeting with volunteers. Yesterday, London mayor Sadiq Khan was heckled by a small boy as he endured a bruising visit to the community - confronted with q... [Full Article...]

Gulf Crisis: AU urges speedy resolution through dialogue

Boeing, the prime contractor on the sale, declined to comment. " Turkey has become very helpful to us to this end". But Qatar can and should reduce its coziness with Tehran, seen most recently in a massive ransom it paid to release Qatari royals kidnapped in Iraq and a meeting between its Foreign Minister and Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps chief Qassem Soleimani. [Full Article...]

No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says

No longer the hot new thing? Teen vaping falls, study says Health officials have anxious about the booming popularity of vaping products among kids and the potential impact on adult smoking rates in the future. E-cigarettes may also be losing their novelty among teens, said Matthew Farrelly , a tobacco control researcher at RTI International. The truth about tobacco and the tobacco industry are at the heart of our proven-effective and nationally reco... [Full Article...]

Put the french fries down: Eating fried potatoes doubles risk of death

Put the french fries down: Eating fried potatoes doubles risk of death While the study's lead author, Dr. Nicola Veronese, was careful to note that more research is needed in order to make a definitive judgment, he said he believes that the findings are accurate. According to John Keeling, CEO of the National Potato Council , the study isn't relevant to the general population because the researchers only used data collected for an osteoarthritis study and incl... [Full Article...]

Kashmir: Policeman killed by militants in Bogund village

Kashmir: Policeman killed by militants in Bogund village A group of youth pelted the security forces' vehicles with stones at Rangreth, a police official said. A police official told The Hindu that one policeman, indentified as Shahzad Ahmad, was killed and another injured in the attack. From the last few months, militants have time and again issued ing warnings to policemen "to quit and return home forthwith, otherwise be prepared to die". [Full Article...]

Science's New Self-Tanner Darkens Skin from the Inside Out

Science's New Self-Tanner Darkens Skin from the Inside Out We wanted to know whether it would be possible to activate real skin pigmentation without using radiation or the sun's rays, which are damaging and unsafe. The tan was reversible though, and the rodents' skin tone returned mostly back to normal in about 2 weeks. "We are talking about millions of young people potentially not using tanning beds each year". [Full Article...]

High Risk of Cardiac Arrests, Diabetes and Cancer Linked to Obesity

High Risk of Cardiac Arrests, Diabetes and Cancer Linked to Obesity Christopher Murray who is heading the University of Washington's Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation noted that people who ignore their weight problems do it at their own risk. A new study finds one third of the world's population is overweight or considered obese . In the US, the number of obese adults reached 79.4 million, followed by China with 57.3 million, which was the highest ... [Full Article...]

BP to invest Rs 40000 crore in India's energy sector

BP to invest Rs 40000 crore in India's energy sector The investments will be over the next three to five years. BP holds a 30 per cent stake in the gas block while Reliance holds 60 per cent, and the two have invested around $1.6bn to May this year in deep-water exploration and production. [Full Article...]

Philadelphia hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins

Philadelphia hospital separates conjoined 10-month-old twins Since 1957, doctors at CHOP have separated 23 sets of conjoined twins, more than any other hospital in the Western Hemisphere. Conjoined twins from United States recently had a successful surgery that will now help them lead normal healthy lives just before their birthday and the parents are elated with the new development before the big celebration. [Full Article...]

Petrol pump dealers call off June 16 strike

Petrol pump dealers call off June 16 strike He said now petrol pumps change rates according to the price decided by the oil companies on the fortnightly basis. The association has termed the decision of OMC as unilateral and arbitrary.The association members said that internationally where the dynamic pricing ( daily revision of fuel rates) is in place, self-service fueling is practiced by customers. [Full Article...]


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