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Salute More than half U.S. toddlers face obesity
Author: 0 More than half U.S. toddlers face obesity

It used height and weight data from a nationally representative sample of 41,567 children and adults. The study by Ward and his colleagues appears in the November 30 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine . "Severely obese children are at especially high risk for adult obesity", the study team writes. In France, authorities already banned unlimited soda refills in a bid to combat obesity in the country.

Salute Dogs are smarter than cats, study finds
Author: 0 Dogs are smarter than cats, study finds

Ferrets, mongoose, raccoons, cats, dogs, hyenas, lions and brown bears were analysed. "Meat eating is largely considered a problem-solver in terms of energy, but, in retrospect, it is clear that carnivory must impose a delicate balance between how much brain and body a species can afford", said Herculano-Houzel.

Salute More Illinoisans buying insurance on exchange this year
Author: 0 More Illinoisans buying insurance on exchange this year

Enrollment opened November 1 and runs through December 15. For the same four weeks a year earlier, 33,707 IN residents chose plans. Texans have signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act in high numbers through the initial four weeks of open enrollment, with applications so far up by more than 50 percent in the state - but a significantly shortened enrollment period means the final count still might fall below previous year.

Salute Matt Henry to start for Blackcaps in opening West Indies Test
Author: 0 Matt Henry to start for Blackcaps in opening West Indies Test

Ferguson troubled Windies with his express pace, though, bagging seven wickets in the match, so could get the nod over Henry at Basin Reserve, the venue for Windies' last Test win in New Zealand , way back in 1995, when Brian Lara and Jimmy Adams hit tons in an innings victory.

Salute WWE star John Cena gets cricket tips from Shane Watson
Author: 0 WWE star John Cena gets cricket tips from Shane Watson

WWE superstar John Cena recently tried a hand at cricket, when he took part in a friendly game with Australian cricketer Shane Watson, who is set to represent Sydney Thunder in the upcoming edition of the Big Bash League in December. Watson, who will begin his duties as captain for Sydney Thunders in Big Bash League starting December 9, shared cricket tips with the wrestler, who is now in Australia to promote his upcoming animated feature film " Ferdinand ".

Salute Love reduces risk of dementia
Author: 0 Love reduces risk of dementia

People who have never been married or those whose spouses have died have a higher risk of developing dementia compared to people who are married, researchers found. Still, the evidence suggests at least three mutually compatible explanations. "In a society where isolation of older people is becoming more common, steps might need to be taken to connect older people back together - to reduce social isolation", said Sommerlad.

Salute Accountability court adjourns corruption hearing on Nawaz's request
Author: 0 Accountability court adjourns corruption hearing on Nawaz's request

He reiterated his narrative of conspiracy and said that in the 70-year history of the country, elected premiers faced disqualifications, hangings and were forced into exile, impeding the progress of Pakistan. Sharif also met with Pakhtunkhwa Milli Awami Party (PkMAP) chief Mahmood Khan Ahakzai, who informed him of his meetings with the PPP leadership, sources said.

Salute World Malaria Report 2017
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Annual malaria cases and deaths had to fall by at least 40 per cent by the year 2020, for global targets to be met, it said. The malaria deaths in India were only less than WHO's Africa region where the figure soared as high as 33,997 for the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Salute One in 20 cancers linked to diabetes and obesity
Author: 0 One in 20 cancers linked to diabetes and obesity

For men, obesity and diabetes account for more than 40 percent of liver cancer, while for women they are responsible for one-third of cervical cancers, and nearly as many as breast cancer cases. Most of the cancer cases attributable to diabetes and high BMI occurred in high-income western countries (38.2 per cent) and the second largest proportion occurring in east and southeast Asian countries (24.1 per cent).

Salute Paytm eyes to create world's largest digital bank with its Payments Bank
Author: 0 Paytm eyes to create world's largest digital bank with its Payments Bank

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said digital transaction is fast taking the place of cash being a predominant instrument for transactions with a series of government initiatives to formalise the economy . The bank offers a free virtual card for making online purchases throughout the merchants welcoming RuPay Cards. Paytm is also planning to open almost one lakh Paytm-ka-ATMs across the country.

Salute Slave trade in Libya a mockery of African unity - Nana Addo
Author: 0 Slave trade in Libya a mockery of African unity - Nana Addo

Reports of African migrants in Libya being sold into slavery and being subjected to other atrocities, make mockery of African unity, President Akufo-Addo has said. Let the people unite, let us keep talking about the ills in our world and when we don't stop our leaders would have no choice to deal with it else our insistence will tired them.

Salute Nevada high-rise suspected gunman dead, hostage safe
Author: 0 Nevada high-rise suspected gunman dead, hostage safe

A hostage found inside the condo was not hurt. Robinson described him only as a young adult. Las Vegas resident Mike Pavicich, in Reno for business, was walking in downtown when he heard shots - and immediately thought of last month's mass shooting that killed 58.

Salute DNA tests reveal the Yeti's not-so-abominable identity
Author: 0 DNA tests reveal the Yeti's not-so-abominable identity

The team from the University of Buffalo studied nine supposed samples of "yeti" that have been collected over the years in the Himalayas and Tibetan plateau. The existence of the "wild men" had been largely discounted before because there wouldn't be enough of them to have a viable breeding population. At least two expeditions were mounted in the 1950s in search of the already legendary creatures , turning up footprints and hair specimens, with claims of sightings continuing throughout ...

Salute CDC: US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies
Author: 0 CDC: US HIV diagnoses improving, but progress varies

Overall, 85 percent of the estimated 1.1 million people living with HIV in 2014 knew their HIV status. "This is an epidemic we can stop so let's pledge to work together and end it forever", she said. Jonathan Mermin, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, told the briefing. One-quarter of people diagnosed with HIV in 2015 carried the virus for seven or more years without knowing it.

Salute Regulator allows pharmacies to sell Viagra without prescription
Author: 0 Regulator allows pharmacies to sell Viagra without prescription

Pfizer announced today that Viagra will soon be available over-the-counter in the U.K., BBC News reported. The change follows a lengthy review by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA). Men wishing to buy it will be required to consult the pharmacist, who will determine whether it is appropriate for the patient, outline possible side-effects and suggest a consultation with a GP if deemed necessary.

Author: 0 Republic's scarlet fever figures unknown despite 50-year peak in England

They came across a sudden escalation of scarlet fever cases in 2014. There is, the researchers said, no clear link between the Asian outbreaks and the United Kingdom outbreaks - but that doesn't mean a link can be ruled out yet. But since 2014 the numbers have been rising again. The number of people hospitalised from the condition nearly doubled between 2013 and 2016 - up to 1,300.

Author: 0 Over 1000 U.S. troops to patrol with Aghans in 2018

Nicholson said the USA and Afghan governments want peaceful reconciliation with the Taliban . However, U.S. officials have touted that forces have " turned a corner " several times over the past 16 years of the Afghanistan war. In a September 2012 speech, then-Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said that the Obama surge "did accomplish its objectives of reversing the Taliban momentum on the battlefield and dramatically increasing the size and capability of the Afghan national security ...

Salute FDA Warns 'Bone Treats' Could Harm Your Dog
Author: 0 FDA Warns 'Bone Treats' Could Harm Your Dog

The FDA classifies bone treats as commercially available treats for dogs that may be dried by baking or smoking, have added seasoning and/or preservatives, and are processed and packaged for sale. Almost fifteen dogs have been reported dead because of consuming these bone treats. Supervise your dog when it's chewing on a treat. So be careful to keep platters out of reach when you're cooking or the family is eating.

Salute 'S Durga' blocked again at IFFI: I'm being targeted, says director
Author: 0 'S Durga' blocked again at IFFI: I'm being targeted, says director

Now based on that decision, those people are saying that the film can not be screened. "In this connection, I am directed to inform you that the above film will be re-examined under the provision of the Cinematograph Act, 1952 and Cinematograph (Certification) Rules, 1983, with the date and venue being notified to you soon", said the letter, which was addressed to Shaji Mathew, the producer of the film.

Salute Fortnite cheater's mom responds to Epic lawsuit
Author: 0 Fortnite cheater's mom responds to Epic lawsuit

On a grander scale, the lawsuit speaks to the contentious debate around the legal enforcement of licensing agreements and terms of service contracts. The defendant in question turned out to be a 14-year-old, who the video game makers can not legally sue.

Salute Parents: Missing Florida teen believed to be with family friend
Author: 0 Parents: Missing Florida teen believed to be with family friend

Authorities believe the two could be in a red Mercury Sable . The last action taken by the teen that was traceable was a $200.00 withdrawal made by Frisina across the Georgia state line . We just can't imagine what in the world is going on'. "We miss you, pumpkin, and we love you, and we want to hear from you". "Please let us know that you're ok", she continued.

Salute Chelsea should be anxious by Manchester City's spending strategy, Conte says
Author: 0 Chelsea should be anxious by Manchester City's spending strategy, Conte says

Chelsea's coach from Italy Antonio Conte attends a press conference in Baku on November 21, 2017 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Qarabag FK and Chelsea FC. Not so with Sandro and Barkley, with the latter reportedly ready to leave Goodison Park after Everton's nightmarish start to the season. "Now, this season, there is another challenge".

Salute PM Modi flags off Hyderabad Metro Rail
Author: 0 PM Modi flags off Hyderabad Metro Rail

Modi, Mr. Rao and other select VIPs are to travel up to Kukatpally metro station and return without getting down. Telangana governor ESL Narasimhan and MoS Urban Development Hardeep Singh Puri were also present on the occasion. Once the system stabilises and everyone - passengers and metro rail staff - get used to the operations, the number of trains (57 three auto trains in total) and frequency is to be gradually increased.