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Shunning meat 'slashes your risk of heart disease by almost half'

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Statements and conclusions of study authors that are presented at American Heart Association scientific meetings are exclusively those of the study authors and do not necessarily reflect association policy or position. The study also did not determine whether there is a limit to the amount of coffee consumed that's linked with a beneficial effect. This type of study design demonstrates an observed association, but does not prove cause and effect. Lire la suite »

Volunteers needed! Knit or crochet a tiny red cap for a baby

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Many babies born in February will receive red caps as part of the " Little Hats, Big Hearts " project, which draws attention to heart disease. The program aims to raise awareness about heart health and congenital heart defects . There is one office in Montana looking for hats, American Heart Association Missoula. The program started three years ago in Chicago, where volunteers created 300 hats. Lire la suite »

There may be a way to reverse type 2 diabetes

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: A United States study released on Thursday (Friday in Manila) last week revealed how a very low-calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in rats. Shulman, M.D., the George R. Cowgill Professor of Medicine and Cellular and Molecular Physiology and an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Lire la suite »

Disneyland Shuts Down Cooling Towers After 9 Guests Contract Legionnaire's Disease

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Orange County health officials said nine people who visited the Anaheim theme park in September developed the disease. " We conducted a review and learned that two cooling towers had elevated levels of Legionella bacteria ", she said. The disease is not contagious. County health officials identified Disneyland Park as a common location of eight of the cases last month, and have been working to identify potential sources, Good said. Lire la suite »

3 people transported to hospital for carbon monoxide poisoning

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Three people in the home were taken to hospital in stable condition. Most calls concerning carbon monoxide poisoning at this time of year have to do with furnaces, not generators being run inside someone's home, he said. Carbon monoxide is a colourless, odorless, tasteless gas produced by burning gas, wood, propane, charcoal or other fuel. Ensure that all fresh air intake vents, exhaust vents and chimneys are clear of snow, insulation, leaves, bird nests, lint or debris. Lire la suite »

Noël: le prix du foie gras en forte augmentation

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En effet, depuis l'épidémie de grippe aviaire qui a décimé de nombreux élevages de volailles en 2015 et 2016, la production est en baisse. Pour rappel, durant le vide sanitaire, les éleveurs ne pouvaient placer aucun canard dans les bâtiments d'élevages. Lire la suite »

Bill Gates Wants To Find A Cure For Alzheimer's

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The world's richest man, Bill Gates , has promised $50m (£38.2m) to a London-based fund that's exploring new ways to tackle dementia. Till now Bill Gates foundation is known to work in the diseases such as malaria , HIV, and polio. "The Alzheimer's Association commends Bill Gates for digging in and joining the cause". People should be able to enjoy their later years - and we need a breakthrough in Alzheimer's to fulfil that. Lire la suite »

Supreme Court to hear free speech challenge to Calif. abortion disclosure law

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The conservative Alliance Defending Freedom , which is backing the "pro-life" pregnancy center in the case, asked the court to decide whether the law violated either the free speech or free exercise clauses of the First Amendment. The state said in court briefs that about 700,000 California women become pregnant each year and more than half of those pregnancies are unintended. Lire la suite »

10-Month Mexican Baby Weighs the Same as 9-Year-Old Child

But Pantoja and her husband, Mario Gonzales, became increasingly concerned as Luis Manuel grew with extraordinary speed. At two months of age, Luis weighed 10kg (22lbs). His family said one-day his pram collapsed due to Luis's hefty sizet. Lius' father, who works at a local juice plant and is fit and well, gets exhausted by carrying the toddler, and the family have to take turns to push him in a decrepit stroller when they take him to a nearby hospital for tests. Lire la suite »

Mexique : un bébé de 10 mois pèse déjà... 28 kilos

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Pourtant, à deux mois, Luisito pesait déjà 10 kilos, et il a doublé de poids au cours des 8 mois suivants . " Je croyais que c'était parce que j'avais du bon lait ", explique sa maman de 24 ans, Isabelle Pantoja , à l'AFP . La vie de Luisito ne ressemble en rien à celle d'un bébé de dix mois. " Il ne peut pas marcher, même à quatre pattes ", raconte sa mère. Les raisons de son excès de poids ne sont pas encore connues. Lire la suite »

Un ferry faisant la liaison Marseille-Alger prend feu

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Pour éviter d'importants dégâts, le ferry a dû s'arrêter au niveau au port de la ville d'Alcudia dans l'île de Majorque où ils ont été assistés. Des groupes de volontaires de protection civiles espagnoles ont été alertés et affirment "avoir aidé à évacuer des passagers en crise de panique ou qui avaient inhalé trop de fumée". Lire la suite »

Un homme jugé pour avoir volontairement transmis le sida

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Informé depuis 2003 . L'homme avait menti à ses anciennes compagnes. Selon les informations rapportées par Europe 1 , son médecin lui aurait annoncé sa séropositivité en octobre 2003. "Jamais je n'aurais pu imaginer que quelqu'un puisse montrer un faux test , ce n'est même pas imaginable ". Il m'a montré un test qui était négatif. Lire la suite »

Rashford explains impact Ronaldo has had on his career

Former Selecao striker Ronaldo scored a hat-trick for the Spanish side which proved crucial as they went through with a 6-5 lead on aggregate. My first ever game that I saw live, he was playing in it. "He was a top player who won a lot of things, so when he's saying good things about you, it really stands out". "Those sort of players are rare, but Brazil had two of them". Lire la suite »

Britain braced for THREE-WEEK Arctic blast colder than Russia — SNOW ALERT

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Monday will stay cold in most parts of the country, with temperatures barely reaching double figures anywhere outside of the south-west and south Wales, the Met Office says. 'Ice is possible and there will be a widespread frost. "But it becomes colder on Friday and at the weekend, with showery conditions with snow possible over northern hills". Lire la suite »

Sex unlikely to cause cardiac arrest, study finds

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Chugh said, "We learn from the medics". Men are more likely than women to have their heart stop as a result of sex. Cardiac arrests were seen among patients aged 34 to 83 in this study. Goldberg suggested that "doctors really should be discussing this information with their patients to allay their fears they may have after a cardiac diagnosis, that most people return safely to having sexual activity". Lire la suite »

Actors entering politics disastrous: Prakash Raj

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Taking a jibe at the Prime Minister, Prakash Raj said, "You can't make me believe by making promises of good days. They should always stay aware about their responsibility towards them: Prakash Raj in Bengaluru ", ANI‏ quoted Prakash Raj as saying. Lire la suite »

Wike: Amaechi's security aides attacked me

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Nyesom Wike, governor of Rivers state, has reportedly been attacked at Nwanja Junction on Trans-Amadi road. The State Police Public Relations Officer, Mr. Simeon Nwakaudu , alleged that the security agents who attacked Wike's convoy were in the motorcade of Amaechi. All through this attack, Amaechi remained calm inside the fortified vehicle. Lire la suite »

Police boss refutes report ranking Kenya police third worst globally

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WISPI was released by two bodies - the International Police Science Association, a non-profit organisation established in the year 2013 and, the Institute for Economics and Peace. Jimoh Moshood, spokesman of the police force, was not available for comments when TheCable attempted to reach him on Friday evening. The report said, the Southern African country's police ranks 47th in the global chart, which is led by Singapore. Lire la suite »

Les Français consomment trop d'antibiotiques — Santé

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Conséquence, une résistance accrue des bactéries aux traitements prescrits par les médecins. L'OCDE, qui regroupe 35 pays, publie vendredi l'édition 2017 de son rapport sur la santé dans le monde. "C'est un débat international très fort, tous les pays s'inquiètent", commente Francesca Colombo, chef de la division de la santé de l'OCDE. Côté accès aux soins, nous pouvons également nous réjouir puisque les dépenses restant à la charge des patients en France sont les plus faibles parmi ... Lire la suite »

Vaccination contre la grippe : la Haute-Garonne se mobilise

Se faire vacciner contre la grippe, c'est maintenant! L'hiver dernier, près de 150 cas groupés d'infections respiratoires aigües ont été pris en charge dans les Ehpad de la région. Car le premier geste conseillé pour vous protéger (et protéger votre entourage) de l'épidémie à l'approche de l'hiver est la vaccination. L'importance de la protection par le vaccin sera rappelée grâce une nouvelle campagne d'information, diffusée à partir du 6 octobre: spots sur les grandes chaînes télévisées ... Lire la suite »

M Mahender Reddy appointed as new DGP of Telangana

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M Mahender Reddy on Sunday took charge as the Director-General of Police (In-charge) of Telangana State on Sunday. The CM congratulated both the senior officials.Farewell to Anurag Sharma on TuesdayThe Chief Minister reportedly chose to hold a farewell meeting to outgoing DGP Anurag Sharma, the first DGP of the Telangana State, on Tuesday at Pragati Bhavan. Lire la suite »