Health

Mediterranean diet may have lasting effects on brain health, study suggests

One of the inevitable truths about getting older is that we lose brain volume, making us more vulnerable to memory problems and disease. Researchers followed ...


RBI asks for documents from airports for accepting banned notes

The deposits are interest free and have a lock-in period of four years", the finance ministry had said, explaining the most relevant aspects of the scheme. The ...


Kids of obese parents at risk of developmental delays, study says

Those with obese fathers were more likely to struggle with social interactions. The authors used data from the Upstate KIDS study that was based to find the...


Intarcia receives $140m Gates Foundation grant for needle-free HIV tech

The pump is embedded just under the dermal layer of the patients' skin in an in-office procedure by a trained physician. A stabilisation technology that allow...


State representative planning bill to outlaw celebratory gunfire

For his part, the legislator said, "It was a miracle last night". He said he wasn't sure what happened to him initially before he and his wife realized he had b...


Federal Judge Blocks Obamacare Protections For Transgender People

Religious freedom advocates applauded the decision . He has said such policy decisions should be left up to the states. "And it's troubling that O'Connor's dec...


Blood Donor Day this Friday

The American Red Cross has an idea: donate blood. Overall, the American Red Cross received 37,000 fewer donations than anticipated in November and December. T...


Ick! More Bed Bugs in The US Than Ever Before

This year's list, released Tuesday, is based on visits from December 1, 2015 to November 30, 2016. This year, Baltimore ranks number one, based on Orkin servi...


Matric pass rate at 76.2%

In addition, over 100 schools have achieved a 100% pass rate . DA spokesperson Gavin Davis said it was tempting to interpret the modest improvement in the ma...


Honor 6X: P9's dual camera trickery goes budget

According to Digital Trends , one of the low points of Huawei Honor 6X is its operating system . In 2016, my favorite smartphone hardware maker was Huawei...


Flu Cases Up From Last Year

Sarah Fenno with the Virginia Department of Health said while the flu is considered widespread, it's not exactly something to be scared about. Still, the spik...


'Diet' drinks not healthier alternative to sugary beverages, research claims

Researchers from Imperial College London and two Brazilian universities assert that industry-funded studies , which found that diet drinks can help weight loss...


Girl Scouts celebrate 100th anniversary with new cookie

Be sure and ask a local Girl Scout about Digital Cookie. The Girl Scout Cookie Finder app is also a great way to connect with local troops who can take cookie...


Snow, rain breaks Kashmir valley's long dry spell

The prediction of MeT department turned right after Valley's upper reaches witnessed snowfall since wee hours of Tuesday while intermittent rains occurred in pl...


Doctors: Seriously, Stop Sticking Q-Tips In Your Ears

Doctors are updating guidelines on earwax and are urging people to stop cleaning their ears. "The problem is that this effort to eliminate earwax is only cr...


Election Commission announces Assembly polls for Five States

Congress Chief Ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh, Sheila Dikshit, too said the party will go for a time-bound programme in the politically crucial state an...


Catholic Bishops offer to bury fetal remains in keeping with abortion rule

The revision eliminates four of them: grinding, chlorine disinfection and maceration, deposition in a sanitary sewer or deposition in a sanitary landfill; leavi...


Cat food recall includes 9 Lives varieties

A limited voluntary recall is being issued by one cat food manufacture over low levels of a vitamin in the product that could be harmful to the animals. In adva...


Eaglet hatches in Florida

Russ Ochs, with the Audubon Society and McGough Nature Park in Florida, told NBC affiliate WXIA the eggs "will likely hatch one day apart". There is some co...


Iconic Hollywood Sign Vandalized in Apparent New Year's Prank

Hollywood is the name of a quarter of Los Angeles where the first film studios were established in 1908, and is still used to describe the mecca of the Americ...


Agni 4 successfully test fired from Balasore in Odisha

Agni-IV missile is equipped with 5th generation onboard computer and distributed architecture. The surface-to-surface missile was flight tested from launch co...


Missing ex-Utah legislator Chad Bennion found alive

St. George police Sgt. Dave Williams said Bennion found himself at a dead end in a box canyon and his vehicle became stuck in the mud. After he was finished wit...


Tesco slashes prices of women's razors, fixes the patriarchy a little

Over the previous year campaigners have been pushing for high-street brands to reduce the prices of many toiletries marketed at women, which are far higher than...


Australia beefs up spin attack for Sydney Test

But Pakistan's most successful skipper on Monday appeared at the captain's media conference before the Test to hose down speculation of his imminent retiremen...


Belfast chip shop becomes online hit after posting unusual order

The fish and chip shop posted the order to Facebook , where the post received nearly 10,000 reactions. Fiona Cuffe wasn't really hungry, but she was really s...


My son knows I'm better than Messi - Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo says his son, Cristiano Jnr, is smart enough to know that there is no other footballer on earth who is better than his dad. The Ballon d'Or...


Man wanted in Pennsylvania woman's murder arrested in West Virginia

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office determined that McGinnis died Friday morning from a chop wound to the head and a stab wound to the neck. Fairmont...


Don Lemon Gets His Ear Pierced On CNN's Live NYE Special

Don Lemon is out there again. this time he chose to have someone stick a needle in his ear during CNN's live NYE broadcast. "Oh my God! I need a little more - p...


Tips for sticking with your New Year's Resolution

When Lewis makes a resolution, she said she doesn't have difficulties keeping them. Sometimes every whim is turned into a tweet or WhatsApp message before it ha...


How 3000 Uber rides could replace New York's entire taxi fleet

And it can also take into account which vehicle size is the most appropriate for the route in question - the team found that 95 percent of the city's taxi dem...


Obesity in parents is delaying development in their children

Children of obese fathers were 75 percent more likely to fail the test's personal-social domain-an indicator of how well they were able to relate to and intera...


ME governor signs measure allowing recreational marijuana use

That means beginning January 30, Mainers will be able to possess up to 2.5 ounces of cannabis as well as grow a limited number of plants at home. Use in public ...


Surgical forceps removed from Vietnamese man after 18 years

Tuoi Tre newspaper said the man had a second check in a hospital near his home province of Bac Kan, and tests confirmed he had a 15cm pair of surgical scissor...


Evans, Ford join Hodges in bolting early from Virginia Tech football program

Ford leaves Virginia Tech as the all-time leading receiver, finishing with 2,967 yards and 24 touchdowns in three years. The junior holds school records for r...


Robert Mathis A "First Ballot Hall Of Famer" To Duane Brown

It was certainly a different way to lose. Landry Jones hit Cobi Hamilton with a 26-yard touchdown with 2:57 left in overtime and the Steelers edged the Browns...