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Your genes won't affect weight loss

Your genes won't affect weight loss The findings were published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on February 20. "We really need to focus on that foundational diet, which is more vegetables, more whole foods, less added sugar and less refined grains". The low-carb group was advised to eat foods such as avocados, hard cheeses, vegetables, olive oil, salmon, nut butter, and grass-fed and pasture-raised animal foods... [Full Article...]

CNN Scrambles: Denies 'Scripted Question,' Invites Pro-Gun Student to Appear

CNN Scrambles: Denies 'Scripted Question,' Invites Pro-Gun Student to Appear Colton Haab , a JROTC enlistee who has previously spoken with media outlets about how he helped his peers seek shelter during the shooting, did not take part in Wednesday's event on the grounds that CNN attempted to plant "scripted" questions for him to ask. [Full Article...]

Red wine compound 'could help tooth decay and gum disease fight'

Red wine compound 'could help tooth decay and gum disease fight' Despite the promising findings , the study's authors were quick to warn that we shouldn't jump to starting our day with a gargle of Merlot quite yet, as the chemicals analysed in the study were far higher in concentration than those found in wine. [Full Article...]

Ariana Grande cancels Manchester tribute

Ariana Grande cancels Manchester tribute Suicide bomber Salman Abedi , 22, blew himself up in the foyer of Manchester Arena following the concert in May a year ago. Grande was initially scheduled to perform in the tribute, but - according to reports - was forced to cancel after doctor's orders prevented her from flying. [Full Article...]

Six Nations: Nathan Hughes back for England at Murrayfield

Six Nations: Nathan Hughes back for England at Murrayfield Speaking at the Tournoi des 6 Stations Orangina, the former England center told Omnisport: "Scotland haven't had much of a defense for this Six Nations, so they are going to have to work on that". "If he wants to come and chuck the ball around and play, and chip and chase and all the rest of it, I just think England will swallow it up and I think they'll force him off the pitch". [Full Article...]

Mumbai Surgeons Remove 'Heaviest Recorded' Brain Tumour

Mumbai Surgeons Remove 'Heaviest Recorded' Brain Tumour The weight of a similar case reported earlier has been 1.4kg. Pal and his relatives were informed about the high risk of surgery who prepared themselves for seven-hour long surgery which was successful. Doctors said that the pressure from the mass of flesh on Pal's brain caused him to lose his eyesight and further pressure may have caused complete paralysis and neurological damage. [Full Article...]

PNB scam: Govt opposes plea for probe, CBI makes more arrests

PNB scam: Govt opposes plea for probe, CBI makes more arrests Attorney General KK Venugopal told the bench that a First Information Report has been registered and an investigation was under way in the case. Following heated exchanges between the judges and Dhanda, during which Justice Chandrachud dubbed the petition as a "publicity interest litigation", the top court chose to defer the hearing till March 15 when it will hear submissions by Attorney General... [Full Article...]

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds

Antidepressants help with treatment of depression, study finds However, she said: "This does not necessarily mean that antidepressants should always be the first line of treatment". Millions of people take antidepressants for depression . Another challenge is the heterogeneous nature of depression patients, who respond differently to different antidepressants. The most effective were Agomelatine (sold under several brand names, including Valdoxan, Me... [Full Article...]

Florida lawmakers refuse to debate assault rifles - but say porn is risky

Florida lawmakers refuse to debate assault rifles - but say porn is risky That is really sad. "I ask that you keep this bill and the conversation about the solution to combat mass shootings alive", McGhee told the House before the vote. Following the announcement, 16-year-old junior Sheryl Acquaroli was filmed bursting into tears and covering her mouth in disbelief of the outcome. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump's parents are legal permanent residents

Melania Trump's parents are legal permanent residents They appear to have taken advantage of a system that Donald Trump has dubbed " chain migration " and has promised to end. Viktor and Amalija Knavs , like their daughter, are from Slovenia. President Trump , however, wants to restrict green card sponsorship to only the spouses and non-adult children of USA citizens. Under an immigration plan he described during last month's State of the Union,... [Full Article...]

New treatment for peanut allergies shows promise

New treatment for peanut allergies shows promise Dr. Stacie Jones of the University of Arkansas who helped to lead the study told News.com.au that the treatment is "potentially dangerous" and had "to be done in a very safe setting". PALISADE also included 55 patients between age 18 and 49, of which 85 percent who completed the study tolerated at least 600 mg of peanut protein, compared with 15 of placebo participants. [Full Article...]

Students calling out Trump, Congress on gun violence

Students calling out Trump, Congress on gun violence Chris Murphy, D-Conn. Almost 30 people made their way to the federal courthouse Tuesday to voice their concerns about gun violence in our country. In a tweet, the CT senator said that "no one should pretend this bill alone is an adequate response to this epidemic". [Full Article...]

Another record ahead for Virat Kohli

Another record ahead for Virat Kohli If Kohli can score 130 runs in the two remaining T20 matches against South Africa , he will join West Indies great Sir Viv Richards as the only players to score 1000 worldwide runs on a tour. Don Bradman scores 974 runs against England back in 1930 and Virat Kohli needs to get 104 in the ongoing T20 series to go past him. "Play a couple of side games before getting into the series", Gangul... [Full Article...]

Over 100 Escape Death As Dana Air Overruns Runway

Over 100 Escape Death As Dana Air Overruns Runway The displeased passengers, as at press time Wednesday, were not sure of when their luggage, still inside the aircraft, would be released to them, to conclude the one hour journey they started from Abuja on Tuesday evening. Everybody was just running helter, shelter. But in this case, it was learnt that the incident, which had no casualty, was suspected to have been due to heavy rainfall in Port ... [Full Article...]

AbbVie Inc (ABBV) Holdings Cut by South Street Advisors LLC

American Asset Management Inc who had been investing in Abbvie Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $190.38B market cap company. BMO Capital Markets downgraded AbbVie from a "market perform" rating to an "underperform" rating and lowered their price objective for the stock from $125.86 to $84.00 in a research report on Monday, January 29th. [Full Article...]

European Union companies least prepared for GDPR with just 26% fully compliant

European Union companies least prepared for GDPR with just 26% fully compliant This could also result in more straightforward processes for staff. Detection: The ability to detect an attack or security event has always been critical to an organization, but now a failure to detect an attack may be grounds for GDPR penalties. [Full Article...]

Florida House aide fired after claiming Florida shooting survivors are 'actors'

Florida House aide fired after claiming Florida shooting survivors are 'actors' Benjamin Kelly , an aide to state Rep. Shawn Harrison (R), emailed a Tampa Bay Times reporter after students Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg appeared on CNN to call for legislation to curb gun violence. Their strong response to the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School has made them a target of online trolls, conspiracy theorists and even some conservatives, including former Republi... [Full Article...]

President Trump Orders Federal Ban on Bump Stocks

President Trump Orders Federal Ban on Bump Stocks We must move past cliches and exhausted debates, and focus on evidence-based solutions and security measures that actually work to make it easier for men and women in law enforcement to protect our children and protect our safety. In the memo , Mr Trump said he asked his administration to review the regulation of bump stocks after the Las Vegas shooting . Gun rights groups argued that ... [Full Article...]

Heavy drinking can treble risk of getting dementia

Heavy drinking can treble risk of getting dementia Of the 57,000 cases of early onset dementia reported in the study, the majority were related to chronic heavy drinking. Some studies have shown a possible benefit of light-to-moderate drinking, while others have found that heavy drinking boosts the risk of dementia. [Full Article...]

I was nearly killed for rejecting underage voters, says ex-INEC commissioner

I was nearly killed for rejecting underage voters, says ex-INEC commissioner According to the PDP: "The credibility of our electoral process under the current INEC is hugely in doubt. We will not allow anyone to manipulate the electoral system of the country". The Kano State Government has once again debunked claims that underage voters were allowed to participate in the just concluded Local Government elections, The Cable reports. [Full Article...]


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