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Medical Ex-smokers might want to eat more of these 2 foods
Author: 0 Ex-smokers might want to eat more of these 2 foods

Researchers measured the lung function of 650 adults in 2002 and again ten years later to see how they had changed. But now including more of tomatoes and fruits in the diet will help to attenuate the decline as people age. So whether you smoke or not maintaining the healthy diet is beneficial for all. "In public health we're always very focused on treating a disease, but by advising people what to eat we have a unique opportunity to reduce the risk of disease incidence", said ...

Medical Dennis Bergkamp sacked as Ajax assistant by former Arsenal teammate Marc Overmars
Author: 0 Dennis Bergkamp sacked as Ajax assistant by former Arsenal teammate Marc Overmars

Ajax's hierarchy has always been riddled with dissension as the club fail to impress in Europe, with such feelings having reportedly amplified recently between Overmars and Bergkamp. Ajax are now second in the Eredivisie table and trail leaders PSV Eindhoven by six points. General manager Edwin van der Sar added: "We had a bad summer and a messy start of the season".

Medical Amputee Lauren Wasser turns toxic shock syndrome awareness into a mission
Author: 0 Amputee Lauren Wasser turns toxic shock syndrome awareness into a mission

Now she's revealed her left leg will also be amputated because it is severely damaged. 'I'm in daily excruciating pain'. "Over the years, my body has produced a lot of calcium, which causes my bones to grow on that foot". However, Wasser, after going through what she described as "f****** hell", is now back in the modelling circuit with a gold prosthetic leg. TSS - Toxic Shock Syndrome: a potentially fatal complication of certain types of bacterial infections.

Medical U.S. life expectancy drops again
Author: 0 U.S. life expectancy drops again

Drug overdose deaths, propelled by the nation's ongoing opioid crisis , were the most influential factor behind the decline in American life expectancy, said Robert Anderson , who oversees the mortality statistics branch of the National Center for Health Statistics for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, which produced the new data released Thursday .

Author: 0 Penske Media Corp. acquires majority stake in the owner of Rolling Stone

Under the deal, New York-based Wenner Media will maintain editorial oversight of Rolling Stone , which will remain an independent authority on USA pop culture and political coverage, the companies said in a statement. PMC will invest in areas like the live event business and licensing. His son will remain as the COO and president at Wenner Media. The deal puts Rolling Stone's enterprise value - which includes the cash on Rolling Stone's books - at more than $100 million, according ...

Medical Keep deadly chocolates away from dogs, owners warned
Author: 0 Keep deadly chocolates away from dogs, owners warned

The research found that pups are four times more likely to go to the veterinarian for chocolate poisoning during Christmastime than any non-holiday time of the year. The dogs brought to the clinics for illness had sampled bars, gift boxes, Easter eggs, cakes, liqueurs, chocolate bunnies, Santa Clause figurines, Advent calendars and Christmas tree decorations, the authors write, "as well as one case involving a hot chocolate drink".

Medical North Korea denies role in WannaCry ransomware attack
Author: 0 North Korea denies role in WannaCry ransomware attack

Washington is seriously considering the military options on the table to halt the North Korean missile and nuclear programs, the Telegraph reported yesterday. Last year, North Korean hackers stole classified South Korean military secrets, including the South Korea-US joint wartime operation plan and a contingency plan for taking down the North Korean leadership.

Medical Flu season at its highest ever
Author: 0 Flu season at its highest ever

Contain - Contain germs by steering clear of others who are sick. The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone six months and older, including pregnant women. "We often think of the very young and seniors when we think of the vulnerable, but people at any age with underlying health conditions are also at a greater risk of the flu and serious complications stemming from it".

Medical Suhaib Ilyasi killed wife fearing she may disclose his frauds: Court
Author: 0 Suhaib Ilyasi killed wife fearing she may disclose his frauds: Court

While convicting him of murder, the court noted that when Anju was "seriously injured" and in a "critical condition" on the day of the incident, Ilyasi had misled the doctor by providing false information suggesting suicide. She was declared dead on arrival. Her death was treated as a suicide. Anju's sister and mother had accused Suhaib of torturing his wife for the sake of more dowry, even though he vehement;y denied it and kept saying that she had committed suicide.

Medical Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine
Author: 0 Coast Guard saves turtle entangled in bundles of cocaine

A military plane spotted a debris field while patrolling the eastern Pacific and called the Thetis to the area, according to NBC News . When crewmembers on the Thetis spotted a "debris field" in global waters, a small boat was launched from the cutter to investigate.

Medical Fans Mourn Death of Pop Idol
Author: 0 Fans Mourn Death of Pop Idol

Many other K-pop stars at SM Entertainment - the band's agent - cancelled public appearances to visit the mourning altar at a Seoul hospital where Jonghyun's body lies, with hundreds of tearful fans also in attendance. Jonghyun indicated that he sought medical help for his depression to no avail. He had left her with a letter and asked for her to upload it if he passed away.

Medical Antonio Brown ruled out of Texans clash
Author: 0 Antonio Brown ruled out of Texans clash

The Pittsburgh Steelers not only lost the battle with the New England Patriots on Sunday, but lost the war via losing Antonio Brown to what is reportedly a tear in his calf. Brown was trying to catch a touchdown pass in the second quarter against the Patriots and his foot got stuck in the turf. A source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Sunday that Brown was expected to return for the postseason.

Medical A federal ban on making lethal viruses is lifted
Author: 0 A federal ban on making lethal viruses is lifted

Marc Lipsitch, an epidemiologist at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, told nature .com that gain-of-function studies "have done nearly nothing to improve our preparedness for pandemics - yet they risked creating an accidental pandemic".

Medical New Mom Is 26; Embryo Was 24
Author: 0 New Mom Is 26; Embryo Was 24

Baby Emma was cryopreserved in 1992 and placed in Tina's uterus through " frozen embryo transfer" earlier this year. "It was overwhelming", Tina said. "I don't care if it's a world record or not", she said. The NEDC is a faith-based embryo adoption program that has placed frozen embryos into more than 700 women who later gave birth to those babies.

Medical FDA approves first gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited blindness
Author: 0 FDA approves first gene therapy targeting rare form of inherited blindness

Prior to the approval of Luxturna , there was no treatment for the rare condition, known as Leber congenital amaurosis (LCA). Luxturna is produced by Spark Therapeutics , based in Philadelphia. The treatment also enabled patients to do many things that had been impossible, such as read, play sports, ride bicycles and go outside at night by themselves.

Medical American Red Cross hosting blood drives to save lives before Christmas
Author: 0 American Red Cross hosting blood drives to save lives before Christmas

Oklahoma Blood Institute will hold a blood drive with the Community of Skiatook on Friday, December 29, from 10 a.m.to 3 p.m.at Walmart Skiatook. "The gift of blood donation is one that offers hope, healing, and comfort to local patients and their loved ones", said Jan Laub, Executive Director, Tulsa.

Medical People with Egg Allergies Shouldn't Worry About the Flu Shot, Guidelines Say
Author: 0 People with Egg Allergies Shouldn't Worry About the Flu Shot, Guidelines Say

The issue for people with allergies, according to the paper, is that the vaccine may continue to bear traces of where it was grown-specifically, there may be an egg protein called ovalbumin that finds its way into the shot. "Are you allergic to eggs?" used to be a common question clinicians would ask before administering the shot. Pennsylvania's current status is labeled "local" by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, meaning increases are limited to a single region of the state.

Medical Trump administration gives CDC list of banned words, including 'science-based,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'
Author: 0 Trump administration gives CDC list of banned words, including 'science-based,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'

The Post's new report builds on its Friday report that the CDC had been told it could the phrases "evidence-based" and " science-based " in documents being prepared for the 2019 budget. "Restricting these key words follows this administration's disturbing pattern of devaluing science in myriad ways, including limiting its scientists from attending meetings, controlling what its scientists can say to the public, rolling back data collection efforts, and leaving key federal science agency ...

Medical United States to accuse North Korea of 'WannaCry' cyber attack
Author: 0 United States to accuse North Korea of 'WannaCry' cyber attack

The malware spread to thousands of computers in over 150 countries, encrypting data and demanding BitCoin payments as ransom. It has been denounced as such by Britain, but the United States had yet to follow suit. The official noted that the US government has released technical details of North Korean cyber tools and operational infrastructure, and has worked with other countries to lessen North Korea's ability to conduct further tests or generate illicit funding.