• Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year
Alcohol Helps Kill 2.8 Million People Globally Each Year

Max Griswold , of the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington, said in a statement . "There are a wealth of studies showing that, contrary to this research, moderate consumption of alcohol is more beneficial than not drinking at all".

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  • Devin Booker and Suns react to John McCain’s unfortunate death
Devin Booker and Suns react to John McCain’s unfortunate death

Four years later, McCain would run and win a seat in the Senate, replacing iconic Arizona Sen. The former presidential nominee, and once a prisoner of war , initially announced news of his cancer in July previous year. McCain clinched the Republican presidential nomination in 2008 to face Democrat Barack Obama . McCain was born on Augu...

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  • There's No Such Thing As Safe Alcohol Consumption, Huge New Study Finds
There's No Such Thing As Safe Alcohol Consumption, Huge New Study Finds

Any and all alcohol consumption is bad for your health , according to a new global report from health experts, who are attempting to settle the drinking debate once and for all. These findings however show that alcohol only had a protective effect against heart disease, and that the adverse effects of developing other health problems, particular...

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  • First Reports Of Gruesome Flesh-Eating STD Spark Warnings
First Reports Of Gruesome Flesh-Eating STD Spark Warnings

The necrotic infection eats away the flesh and makes the area smelly. If left untreated, the disease can cause "genital mutilation" as the ulcers progressively destroy skin and tissue. The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV (BASHH) reports no recent cases of donovanosis in the United Kingdom existed up until this point - while the In...

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  • Girl Had a Denisovan Dad and Neanderthal Mom
Girl Had a Denisovan Dad and Neanderthal Mom

But I never thought we would find an actual offspring of the groups'. Neanderthals and Denisovans are extinct groups of hominins that separated from each other more than 390,000 years ago. However, it's also odd that - if interbreeding were indeed common - the two species never merged and remained totally genetically distinct over hundreds of...

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  • Man Accused Of Urinating On Black Child, Calling Her N-Word
Man Accused Of Urinating On Black Child, Calling Her N-Word

Police and prosecutors say that they have determined that the incident did not happen and that there will be no charges filed on David Dean. Afive-year-old was offered counseling after a man urinated on her in MI on Wednesday (Aug. "She promptly told me the situation, that my daughter and her friend were walking home, going into the apartment h...

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  • This Professor Called Coconut Oil 'Pure Poison.' Is She Right?
This Professor Called Coconut Oil 'Pure Poison.' Is She Right?

The popular ingredient has been widely touted for its numerous health benefits such as weight loss and improved overall health, but Karin Michels of Harvard T.H. A tablespoon (15 milliliters) of coconut oil provides 11 grams (0.4 ounces) of saturated fat. What's more , attention-grabbing media headlines in recent years have also questioned whe...

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  • Former CDC director arrested on sex abuse charge
Former CDC director arrested on sex abuse charge

The woman, described by police as a friend or acquaintance, reported the incident in July. Tom Frieden, the former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, was arrested Friday in NY after he was accused of groping a woman previous year, law enforcement officials said.

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  • Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths
Europe sees sharp rise in measles: 41,000 cases, 37 deaths

Measles-related deaths have been reported in all 7 countries. Ukraine has been the hardest hit, with more than 23,000 people affected, it said. The disease, which causes skin rashes and flu-like symptoms and can affect people of all ages - despite being considered primarily a childhood illness - is spread through coughing and sneezing.

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  • Congo OKs 4 more experimental Ebola treatments
Congo OKs 4 more experimental Ebola treatments

Their laboratory names are ZMapp; Remdesivir; Favipiravir; and Regn3450 - 3471 - 3479. Giving the latest figures on the epidemic , which was declared just days after an outbreak in northwestern Congo 2,500 miles away was declared over, the ministry said of the 43 suspected cases, 16 were now confirmed.

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  • No Safe Level of Alcohol, Study Says
No Safe Level of Alcohol, Study Says

The Global Burden of Disease study looked at levels of alcohol use and its health effects in 195 countries, including the United Kingdom, between 1990 and 2016. Drinking alcohol was found to be the seventh leading risk factor for premature death and disease in 2016, accounting for 2.2% of deaths in women and 6.8% of deaths in men overall, largely f...

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  • Coconut oil is 'pure poison' - Harvard Prof
Coconut oil is 'pure poison' - Harvard Prof

Coconut oil increases low-density lipoprotein cholesterol - commonly known as "bad" cholesterol - because it's associated with increased risk of heart disease. Most dietary guidelines suggest to restrict the amount of saturated fats you have in your daily diet, and instead opt for unsaturated oils when possible.

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  • Top Growing Trends & Segments in Global Cervical Cancer Diagnostics market , 2015
Top Growing Trends & Segments in Global Cervical Cancer Diagnostics market , 2015

For women under 30, the Pap smear is still the best option, but testing every three years is all right. Under the new recommendation , those women can undergo testing with the hrHPV test alone once every five years. And if women were screened with the Pap test alone, the rate of death was higher - about 76 deaths per 100,000 women. "When cervi...

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  • Test positive for West Nile virus
Test positive for West Nile virus

Heightened concerns over possible transmission to humans from both viruses, will continue into mid-October, until cooler temperatures start to significantly slow down both mosquito and virus activity. Anything that can hold water can be a mosquito breeding area. This is when mosquitoes that can carry the virus are most active. "Some steps you can t...

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  • UBC researchers report blood breakthrough
UBC researchers report blood breakthrough

Withers explained that some blood types have antigens , which trigger immune responses. Unfortunately, there is a limited number of O-type blood donors. "The other big key: our enzyme works on whole blood", he said. With the help of the Canadian Blood Service , the researchers now want to test more blood samples before trialling the treatme...

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  • Degree murder charge filed against undocumented immigrant in Mollie Tibbetts’ death
Degree murder charge filed against undocumented immigrant in Mollie Tibbetts’ death

Police told the outlet Rivera confessed to circling around Tibbetts a few times with his auto before he approached her and then started running alongside her. Tibbetts was a sophomore at the University of Iowa , where she was studying psychology. Lang said that Rivera was an employee in good standing who came to work on time and got along with h...

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  • Europe measles cases up to 10 yr high (3) - English
Europe measles cases up to 10 yr high (3) - English

The agency said half - some 23,000 cases - this year occurred in Ukraine , where an insurgency backed by Russian Federation has been fighting the government for four years in the east in a conflict that has killed over 10,000 people. "Following the decade's lowest number of cases in 2016, we are seeing a dramatic increase in infections and exten...

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  • Low and high carbohydrate diets cut life expectancy, study finds
Low and high carbohydrate diets cut life expectancy, study finds

But replacing carbohydrates with vegetable proteins and fats for example, vegetables and nuts, showed a reduced risk of mortality. High carbohydrate diets (more than 70 percent) also posed health risks. Diets low in carbohydrates, for example, the Atkins diet, have become popular, promising reduction of weight and reduce the risk of certain disease...

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  • OH reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year
OH reports its 1st horse West Nile virus cases this year

The increased number of positive test results indicates the virus is very active in the community, the health unit said in a statement on its website Monday. Most infected people don't get symptoms . "My message to horse owners is simple: vaccinate your animals and you can protect against West Nile Virus", said State Veterinarian Dr.

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  • Fitbit Charge 3 United Kingdom release date confirmed as new tracker is unveiled
Fitbit Charge 3 United Kingdom release date confirmed as new tracker is unveiled

Let us know what you think about the Fitbit Charge 3 and if you're pumped for a new fitness tracker . The display is 40% larger and brighter than its predecessor. The device is now water resistant to 50 meters, and Fitbit has added swim tracking accordingly. In addition, it has added the SpO2 sensor found in its smartwatches, allowing for the pote...

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