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Starting Committed Exercise Routine Can Reverse Heart Risks

Starting Committed Exercise Routine Can Reverse Heart Risks The two-year study found that exercising four to five times per week can significantly improve a person's heart elasticity, as long as the training begins before the age of 65. "There are many other benefits to exercise that accumulate", says Levine. In addition, exercise physiologists met participants monthly throughout the intervention as training frequency, duration, and intensity progresse... [Full Article...]

National Anthem not mandatory in cinema halls, says Supreme Court

National Anthem not mandatory in cinema halls, says Supreme Court In an affidavit submitted to the apex court on Monday, the Centre also urged the court to continue implementation of 2016 order in the meantime. The Supreme Court's bench, which had Chief Justice Deepak Misra in it, had asked the Centre in October past year to consider amending the rules for regulating playing of the national anthem in the theatres. [Full Article...]

Google Doodle honors biochemist Har Gobind Khorana

Google Doodle honors biochemist Har Gobind Khorana Holley and Marshall W. Nirenberg "for their interpretation of the genetic code and its function in protein synthesis". After his graduation and masters from Panjab University, Lahore Khorana moved to England for his doctoral studies at the University of Liverpool. [Full Article...]

Packed ERs, deaths as flu hits state hard

Packed ERs, deaths as flu hits state hard Most people with the flu are able to treat themselves at home, health officials say. So far this flu season, at least 3,927 people have been sent to the hospital with laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza. Flu vaccination for children aged two to eight is easy carried out, with a simple nasal spray instead of a jab. A primary tool in that defense remains the influenza vaccine, which changes ev... [Full Article...]

Mount Washington 'an icy hell' as frozen air mass grips region

Mount Washington 'an icy hell' as frozen air mass grips region According to the New Hampshire Public Radio , Mount Washington was slightly warmer than Eureka, Nunavut and Yakutsk, Russia, both of which recorded temperatures of -38 C. The Mount Washington Observatory tweeted the extra cold temperature record on Saturday, pointing out that they were tied with the Canadian town of Armstrong, Ontario. [Full Article...]

TX woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria from oysters; friends, family speak out

TX woman dies of flesh-eating bacteria from oysters; friends, family speak out LeBlanc spent 21 days in the hospital and died on October 15. 'I can't even imagine going through that for 21 days. While most cases are mild and patients recover within three days, much more serious forms of the infection can put victims in intensive care or result in limb amputation A quarter of patients with the severe form of the illness die. [Full Article...]

Alcohol found to boost cancer risk by damaging stem cell DNA

Alcohol found to boost cancer risk by damaging stem cell DNA It also showed how the body seeks to defend against the damage alcohol can do."Some cancers develop due to DNA damage in stem cells". Professor Linda Bauld , Cancer Research UK's expert on cancer prevention, said: "This thought-provoking research highlights the damage alcohol can do to our cells, costing some people more than just a hangover". [Full Article...]

Consumer Reports Issues Warning Against Eating Romaine Lettuce

Consumer Reports Issues Warning Against Eating Romaine Lettuce Romaine lettuce and other leafy greens are not, so they could be the reason behind the outbreak. The produce also comes from Mexico. One case has been reported in MI and is among the 17 cases reported in other states. coli that can cause illnesses such as the Shiga toxin-producing strain of E. coli , which is often heard of in relation to food-related outbreaks. [Full Article...]


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