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High BMI And Diabetes Are Responsible For New Cancer Cases, Lancet Study

High BMI And Diabetes Are Responsible For New Cancer Cases, Lancet Study Although, if taken separately, being overweight led to twice as many cancer cases as diabetes, the study showed. Diabetes and a BMI of over 25 kg/m2 were the cause of 5.6 per cent of new cancer cases worldwide in 2012 - equivalent to 792,600 instances. [Full Article...]

Analysts See Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) Rising 16.4%

Analysts See Philip Morris International Inc. (NYSE:PM) Rising 16.4% Cowen & Co maintained the shares of PM in report on Monday, August 21 with "Buy" rating. Cornerstone Advisors Inc. now owns 1,155 shares of the company's stock valued at $112,000 after buying an additional 13 shares in the last quarter. Philip Morris International Inc has a one year low of $86.78 and a one year high of $123.55. (PM) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earning... [Full Article...]

HIV Being Caught Sooner In More People — CDC

HIV Being Caught Sooner In More People — CDC Yet, an ECDC study published earlier this year found around one in six new cases of HIV diagnosed in Europe are in people over 50. The trend was particularly worrying, the organisations said, because many patients had already been carrying the HIV infection for several years by the time they were diagnosed, making the virus harder to control and more likely to have been passed on to others. [Full Article...]

'Upsurge' of scarlet fever in England, study warns

Symptoms of the condition include a sore throat, headache, fever, and swollen glands in the neck. The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal published on Monday says that there has been a considerable increase in the number of cases of scarlet fever this year. [Full Article...]

Viagra will be available over the counter in United Kingdom, says medicines regulator

The MHRA said pharmacists would be able to determine if the blue pill was appropriate for the patient and could give advice on erectile dysfunction . Dr Berkeley Phillips, UK Medical Director, Pfizer Ltd said: "The availability of Viagra Connect in pharmacies from next year will offer men who are eligible for the product a new and convenient way to access sildenafil, a commonly prescribed treatme... [Full Article...]

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens working on hybrid plane

Airbus, Rolls-Royce, Siemens working on hybrid plane That, along with jet fuel, will help power a two-megawatt motor developed by Siemens, which will propel the body of the plane manufactured by Airbus. If the system works, a second electric motor could be added, the companies said. The project is motivated by environmental goals of the European Commission calling for a 75 percent reduction in aircraft-generated carbon dioxide emissions by 2050. [Full Article...]

Man with skull tattoo on face sought by authorities

Man with skull tattoo on face sought by authorities The San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office says 27-year-old Corey Hughes had fled from his work crew near Interstate 5 in Stockton on Monday afternoon. Sheriff's Special Teams are working to return him back to the correctional facility, according to the SJSO. Anyone with information is asked to contact San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office on 209-468-4400. [Full Article...]

Regular coffee intake associated with lower type 2 diabetes risk, study finds

Regular coffee intake associated with lower type 2 diabetes risk, study finds They concluded that drinking coffee seems safe "within usual patterns of consumption", except in pregnancy and among women who are at risk of a fracture. This review suggests women at risk of fractures should also cut back on coffee. He added: "Does coffee prevent chronic disease and reduce mortality?" However, it is reassuring to know that as far as we can see, your guilty pleasure may no... [Full Article...]

Wisconsin deer harvest down slightly with fewer hunters

Wisconsin deer harvest down slightly with fewer hunters License sale data suggest fewer hunters were in the woods this year than in 2016. This year 195,738 deer were harvested. The DNR sold 588,387 licenses authorizing hunting with a firearm during the nine-day season through midnight Sunday, down 1.7 percent from the previous year. [Full Article...]

FDA warns about 'bone treats' after reports of dog illnesses, deaths

FDA warns about 'bone treats' after reports of dog illnesses, deaths When consumed, dogs can suffer health problems such as choking, digestive tract obstruction, cuts to the mouth, vomiting diarrhea, bleeding from the rectum or even death. Almost fifteen dogs have been reported dead because of consuming these bone treats. Pet owners should also not feed their pets real bones (such as leftover bones from their chicken or turkey), as these can also cause injury. [Full Article...]

Lil Peep Police Investigate Death

Lil Peep Police Investigate Death Bons allegedly sent a message to a friend that reads, "GBC [Lil Peep] high af because of me and my friend lol". Tuscon Police are now looking into the possibility of fentanyl being a contributing factor to the death of rapper Lil Peep two weeks ago. [Full Article...]

City Power Worries Conte As Chelsea Struggle To Keep Up

City Power Worries Conte As Chelsea Struggle To Keep Up Chelsea centre back David Luiz has been ruled out of Wednesday's home game against second-bottom Swansea City with a knee injury, manager Antonio Conte said. Chelsea have won seven and lost just one of their 12 Premier League meetings with the Swans, including a 3-1 win in this fixture last season - when Cesc Fabregas, Pedro and Diego Costa scored the Blues' goals. [Full Article...]

Former Zimbabwe finance minister denied bail, detained until next court hearing

Former Zimbabwe finance minister denied bail, detained until next court hearing Mugabe's successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa , was inaugurated as the country's new president on Friday. Briefing the media after the bail ruling, defence lawyer Lovemore Madhuku said; "It is clear that the ruling both magistrates' delivered was planned". [Full Article...]

It's Faster, higher, stronger — Hyderabad Metro

It's Faster, higher, stronger — Hyderabad Metro The train will start commercial operations from November 29. As many as 7,000 smart prepaid cards of ₹200 denomination have been sold by L&T Metro Rail Hyderabad (L&TMRH) authorities in the last two days, indicating the enthusiasm among the travelling public for the Hyderabad Metro Rail project. [Full Article...]

Hopes dim for breakthrough at Syria peace talks in Geneva

Hopes dim for breakthrough at Syria peace talks in Geneva The government delegation did not arrive in Geneva on Monday, but de Mistura planned to go ahead Tuesday with meetings with opposition figures. "Naturally we hope and indeed expect that the government will be on its way shortly". He stressed that any political initiative must be compatible with the Geneva process in order to succeed. Russia's diplomats never set a date for the conference after... [Full Article...]

Tobacco Companies Admit Smoking Will Kill You, Thanks to Federally Mandated Ads

An example of one of the ads, which began running on television over the weekend, was posted on YouTube by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network. The companies "have spent millions of dollars and a decade of time resisting a court order that simply requires them to publish truthful facts about their products and their behavior", he said, according to The New York Times. [Full Article...]

Woman says she is Jayalalithaa's daughter, wants DNA test

Woman says she is Jayalalithaa's daughter, wants DNA test They are supporting her to prove her relationship with the deceased CM. Shylaja had died in 2015. They had protected the secret so it will not affect Jayalalithaa's political career in any manner. She says she learnt the "truth" about her birth after Jayalalithaa's death on December 5 a year ago through her aunts - L S Lalitha and Ranjani Ravindranath. [Full Article...]

BJP did what ISI could not in 60 years: Arvind Kejriwal

BJP did what ISI could not in 60 years: Arvind Kejriwal If somewhere else another party is winning, vote for them. The Delhi Chief Minister said that nothing has changed in the last five years as the BJP has become the "father" of the UPA in corruption. They want to weaken the country . The Congress leader said that the AAP's ministers, who were removed from the Cabinet due to corruption charges, continue to remain as party MLAs which exposed th... [Full Article...]

5kg of metal found in man's stomach

5kg of metal found in man's stomach In a freakish incident, the doctors in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa district removed nearly five kilograms of metal objects from a man's the stomach. He was complaining of abdominal pain for the last three months for which he was taken to the state-run Sanjay Gandhi Medical College and Hospital on 18th of November in adjoining Rewa district Madhya Pradesh . [Full Article...]

'Bhoom Bhoom Afridi' chants as Dhoni attends Indian army tourney in Kashmir

'Bhoom Bhoom Afridi' chants as Dhoni attends Indian army tourney in Kashmir Government forces present at the venue can be seen pushing the crowd back as Dhoni, who holds an honorary rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the Army, interacts with the players during an event at Kunzar in Tangmarg. He later added, "Saying that it is just cricket is wrong, as it also has an impact on the Indian economy". "An India vs Pakistan series is not just sports, it's much more than that so th... [Full Article...]


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