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Medical A Low-Carb Diet May Reduce Four Years of Your Life: Lancet
Author: 0 A Low-Carb Diet May Reduce Four Years of Your Life: Lancet

As more and more people are concerned with losing weight, the prevalence of the low-carb diet is increasing. Researchers found that moderate carb consumption is healthier. According to the research results of the group for 25 years, the researchers found that those who received 50-55% of its energy from carbohydrates, had a slightly lower risk of premature death compared to those who consumed too much or too little carbs.

Medical Murder Charges filed in death of Mollie Tibbetts
Author: 0 Murder Charges filed in death of Mollie Tibbetts

At a hearing Wednesday, Magistrate Judge Diane Crookham-Johnson granted a state prosecutor's request to raise the bond amount to $5 million. He says the higher bond amount would protect the community. I'm going to call the police.' And the she took off running. The identity has not been confirmed, but it is believed to be Mollie Tibbetts . "We can not allow these tragedies to continue", they added.

Medical New detections of West Nile Virus in California horses
Author: 0 New detections of West Nile Virus in California horses

Even simple things like disposing items that hold water, cleaning any standing water, can help reduce the spread of mosquitos. But there are other factors to consider. "Mosquitoes that have tested positive for West Nile have also been identified in the city", he said. The first human case in IL is not usually reported until July or later.

Medical Fitbit Charge 3 release date, price, specs and features
Author: 0 Fitbit Charge 3 release date, price, specs and features

You can also see more information than you can on the Charge 2 . Fitbit has also held firm on its stance that the Charge line doesn't need built-in Global Positioning System, with the Charge 3 needing to connect to your phone to get accurate route tracking (and therefore distance and pace stats) when running or cycling.

Medical A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’
Author: 0 A Harvard Prof Warns That Coconut Oil Is ‘Pure Poison’

Karin Michels says coconut oil is "pure poison" in a new YouTube video titled " Coconut Oil and Other Nutritional Errors ", according to the New York Post . In a speech at the prestigious school, she also dismissed other so-called superfoods as unnecessary, because everyday foods give us plenty of nutrition.

Medical Experts Advise Consumers to Throw Away Contact Lenses Only in the Garbage
Author: 0 Experts Advise Consumers to Throw Away Contact Lenses Only in the Garbage

The researchers hope that their study will have some impact on how people choose to throw the contact lenses away after they are done with them, starting with advices from manufacturers on how to properly dispose of them. Lenses that are flushed down the drain eventually end up in wastewater treatment plants. Contacts are denser than water, which means they sink, and this could in due course pose a threat to marine life, particularly bottom feeders that may swallow the contacts, Halden says.

Medical Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds
Author: 0 Low and high carb diets increase risk of early death, study finds

In the study, published in The Lancet Public Health , 15,400 people from the USA filled out questionnaires on the food and drink they consumed, along with portion sizes. Too much and too little carbohydrate can be harmful but what counts most is the type of fat, protein, and carbohydrate that one is taking in. Whilst high carbohydrate diets (common in Asian and less economically advantaged nations) tend to be high in refined carbohydrates such as white rice, may also contribute to a ...

Medical The new Google Fit has you earning Move Minutes and Heart Points
Author: 0 The new Google Fit has you earning Move Minutes and Heart Points

You can now earn " Move Minutes " for making changes to your daily routine, like walking up stairs instead of taking an elevator, or taking a walk instead of driving somewhere. Aside from the new features, you'll still be able to track all the same workouts from the app, some of which will be automatically tracked, as well as manually input data from blood pressure monitors, weighing scales and more.

Medical Lower Mainland air quality levels among the worst in recent years
Author: 0 Lower Mainland air quality levels among the worst in recent years

It's been a week since Metro Vancouver issued an air quality advisory and, according to CBC meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe, the smoke will likely remain thick for the next couple of days on the South Coast. Forrest Tower, an information officer with the BC Wildfire Service, said smoke preventing aerial reconnaissance and firefighting operations was the "biggest struggle" for crews on the front lines.

Medical Unexpected baby boom sees 16 nurses at same hospital fall pregnant
Author: 0 Unexpected baby boom sees 16 nurses at same hospital fall pregnant

There's apparently something in the water at a hospital in Arizona with 16 nurses all being pregnant. "I liked it. I didn't plan it, we had a contract, I didn't know about it?", said Packard. According to reports, the pregnant nurses said they all like to go to the cafeteria together to satisfy their cravings. Another expectant mother, Jolene Garrow, jokingly stated: "We all formulated this plan to have the holidays off!" More interestingly, the pregnant nurses became aware of the freakish ...

Medical 72,000 died from drug overdoses in 2017, 42,000 from opioids — CDC
Author: 0 72,000 died from drug overdoses in 2017, 42,000 from opioids — CDC

In Utah, overdose deaths are expected to drop by nearly 12 percent, from 751 in 2017 to 662 in 2018. "The most striking patterns at the national level are the recent increases in the numbers of drug overdose deaths involving synthetic opioids (excluding methadone)", Lauren Rossen, co-author of the report and a statistician at the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics, wrote in an email .

Medical Dead crow tests positive for West Nile virus
Author: 0 Dead crow tests positive for West Nile virus

The Health Department inspected the area surrounding the positive mosquito batches and has treated nearby catch basins to protect against further mosquito breeding nearby. Turn over plastic wading pools and wheelbarrows when not in use.  Consider wearing long-sleeved shirts, long trousers and socks when outdoors, particularly when mosquitoes are most active at dawn and dusk, or in areas known for having large numbers of mosquitoes.

Medical Meat-eating peril of cutting back carbs
Author: 0 Meat-eating peril of cutting back carbs

The most popular diets such as Atkins are said to be so promising for the weight loss and preventing some of the diseases but now the fact comes from a USA study that if you are going to switch the meat-based meal with plant-based meal, that is comparatively more healthy.

Medical Woman makes disturbing discovery 28 years after losing contact lens
Author: 0 Woman makes disturbing discovery 28 years after losing contact lens

The woman couldn't immediately recall how the contact could have gotten there, but the woman's mother remembered the incident that had occurred 28 years earlier when her daughter was just 14. The contact lens was fully intact, preserved inside the tissue. She and her family assumed it fell out when she was hit because it wasn't in her eye anymore and she didn't show any symptoms.

Medical Measles outbreak hits 21 states, including Pennsylvania
Author: 0 Measles outbreak hits 21 states, including Pennsylvania

Measles spreads through the air by someone coughing or sneezing, which makes it important to wash your child's hands before touching anything. However, the worst year in recent history was in 2014 when 667 cases from 27 states were reported to the CDC .

Medical Mass Overdose Near Yale University Leaves Over 70 Sick
Author: 0 Mass Overdose Near Yale University Leaves Over 70 Sick

Medical officials say it was a fast-acting form of the drug. By late Wednesday afternoon, Harp had increased police presence on the green, and directed that the New Haven Fire Department and AMR ambulance maintain an around-the clock incident-command center there.

Medical Motorola Android 9 Pie Update Details
Author: 0 Motorola Android 9 Pie Update Details

The new Pie version of Android Go will only take 2.5GB of storage , which makes a noticeable difference when you are dealing with a phone that has 8GB of storage . The Maps Go app now supports navigation whereas the Files Go app now supports peer-to-peer transfers at speeds of up to 490 Mbps without using mobile data.

Medical Unsafe levels of weed killer chemical found in cereals marketed to children
Author: 0 Unsafe levels of weed killer chemical found in cereals marketed to children

Recently, some scientists , doctors and activists around the world have worked to keep glyphosate out of crops due to concerns that it is a risky carcinogen. Yet, Olga Naidenko , Ph.D., and senior science adviser for the EWG, says the bottom line is that glyphosate does not belong in children's food and that recent biomonitoring studies show detectable levels of the ingredient in people's urine, which likely comes from dietary exposure.

Medical Starbucks Has New Protein Blended Cold Brew Drinks
Author: 0 Starbucks Has New Protein Blended Cold Brew Drinks

This drink has almond milk, cold brew coffee, the plant-based protein, a banana date fruit blend, and almond butter, all mixed with ice and blended. It has 12 grams of protein. With the extra protein and lower calories, this cold drink could satisfy the cold, blended craving without over the extra guilt.

Medical Drug dealer arrested as dozens overdose in CT park
Author: 0 Drug dealer arrested as dozens overdose in CT park

Wednesday] we ended up with 12 victims in a 40-minute period". New Haven Mayor Toni Harp said the state has pledge to help the Elm City. NBC News reported that the Yale-New Haven Hospital received seven patients and some were in critical condition.

Medical But it's probably filled with a deadly disease
Author: 0 But it's probably filled with a deadly disease

The risky disease causes animals, such as dogs, pigs, sheep, goats, and camels, to lose their ability to reproduce. The research paper details how the scientists took a sample of the mass, dissolved it and studied the proteins, detecting dairy peptides .

Author: 0 Nearly 80 overdose on synthetic pot in park near Yale

Drugs, particularly fentanyl, are now deadlier in the United States than either HIV, auto crashes or guns, the report said. A suspect is in custody after over 40 individuals overdosed in a CT park on a drug suspected of being laced with an opioid, police say.

Medical Congo’s health ministry says Ebola spreads to second province
Author: 0 Congo’s health ministry says Ebola spreads to second province

The rebels sent the local population fleeing, Kibwana said. This is why the safe handling of people who are suspected to have died from Ebola is crucial to halting the spread. A total of 3,220 doses of an investigational Ebola vaccine from the pharmaceutical company Merck, called rVSV-ZEBOV, are available in the country, and some supplementary doses have been requested, according to WHO.

Medical New York University makes tuition free for all medical students
Author: 0 New York University makes tuition free for all medical students

But the NYU program to cover 100% of tuition for all medical students is "a first among the nation's major medical schools", per the WSJ . Additionally, students who are not saddled with six-figure debt after graduation can pursue fields that may not be as high-paying but still important, such as pediatrics and obstetrics, NYU said in a press release.

Author: 0 Mass Overdose Leaves Connecticut Park Strewn with Dozens of Drugged-Out Victims

The overdoses continued late into Wednesday night. Police are still waiting for toxicology results, but believe the victims had been using synthetic marijuana - also known as K2. New Haven first responders were called to a similar overdose outbreak on the Green on July 4, when more than a dozen people became sick from synthetic marijuana.

Author: 0 Nearly 100 people overdose on synthetic marijuana in one US park

Officials say most of the overdoses happened on the New Haven Green throughout the day Wednesday. At the height of the situation, emergency crews were sprinting across the 16-acre park from victim to victim. The majority of cases were centered on the New Haven Green, adjacent to Yale University. 71 people suffering from apparent overdoses were transported to local hospitals from the New Haven Green, according Dave Hartman with New Haven Police.

Medical E-cigs may not be as 'healthy' as people think, scientists warn
Author: 0 E-cigs may not be as 'healthy' as people think, scientists warn

While e-cigarettes are safer than traditional cigarettes, they may still be harmful in the long term, Thickett explained as the current body of research is in its infancy and not able to answer that question yet. After 24 hours of exposure the total number of viable cells exposed to the vaped condensate was significantly reduced compared to the untreated cells, and condensate containing nicotine exaggerated this effect.

Medical Health Dept. warns of ‘serious’ West Nile season coming up
Author: 0 Health Dept. warns of ‘serious’ West Nile season coming up

With all designated high-risk areas, experts say there is a way you can protect yourself. "Algoma Public Health is monitoring mosquito populations and types", says Nicole Lindahl, a Public Health Inspector. The West Nile Virus has also been detected in seven sentinel chickens and four mosquito samples, the release states. The bad news is there's no vaccine for West Nile Virus.

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