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Sterling plummets to 21-month low as UK government pulls Parliament’s vote on Brexit

Victoria Jones – PA Images | PA Images | Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May leaving 10 Downing Street, London, ahead of Prime Minister’s Questions. Sterling slumped to a 21-month low as British Prime Minister Theresa May confirmed that the government would delay a Brexit vote in the parliament, that had earlier been scheduled for Tuesday. Earlier on Monday, the ... Read More »

Not just antibiotic abuse, corruption, low health spend also fuel superbugs

Superbugs — disease-causing bacteria and micro-organisms resistant to conventional medicines — aren’t caused just by overuse of antibiotics but also by poor sanitation, unsafe water, higher income and education (because these improve access), corruption and low public health spending, even hotter weather, according to a new study. Overuse and misuse of antibiotics have long been believed to fuel antimicrobial resistance ... Read More »

Low muscle strength linked to premature death, says study

Individuals with weaker muscles do not typically live as long as their stronger peers, and are 50 per cent more likely to die earlier, finds a study. According to researchers, muscle strength may be an even more important predictor of overall health and longevity than muscle mass. In addition, hand grip strength specifically has been found to be inversely related ... Read More »

UK mortgage approvals hit 15-month low in November – UK Finance

LONDON (Reuters) – British banks approved the fewest mortgages in 15 months in November, when the Bank of England raised interest rates for the first time in more than a decade, industry figures showed on Thursday. FILE PHOTO – A row of houses are seen in London, Britain June 3, 2015. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett Banks approved 39,507 mortgages for house purchase ... Read More »

iBuypower’s Snowblind case will make your PC look absolutely insane for a very low price

Most trade show tech demos never actually wind up as retail products. But that won’t be the case for iBuypower’s mesmerizing Project Snowblind case, which will go on sale next month. Did you see the video above? Look at it! Snowblind is nuts. The concept, which iBuypower developed with help from Intel, takes a transparent LCD display typically used in ... Read More »

Even low levels of manganese can cause manganism: Study

IANS | Updated: Dec 30, 2016, 01.56 PM IST Even low levels of manganese can cause manganism: Study (John Lund/Getty Images) Welders exposed to airborne manganese at estimated levels set under federal safety standards can also develop neurological problems like Parkinson’s disease and the current safety standards may not adequately protect workers from the dangers of the job, a new ... Read More »

Low Vit. D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked

Low Vit. D level and risk of bladder cancer are interlinked A systematic review of seven studies say that lack of Vitamin D in human body is associated with an increased risk of developing bladder cancer. Though further clinical studies are needed to confirm the findings, the study adds to a growing body of evidence on the importance of maintaining ... Read More »

Low Fat Diet May Reduce Migraine Headache

NEW YORK: If you suffer from migraine, following a comprehensive diet that includes low fat may help to reduce those headaches, says a study conducted by an Indian-origin researcher. “The beauty of these diets is that they not only reduce headaches, but may produce weight loss and prevent heart disease,” said Associate Professor Brinder Vij from the University of Cincinnati, ... Read More »

Even Low Physical Fitness Can Help Prevent Heart Diseases

TORONTO: Even low physical fitness, up to 20 per cent below the average for healthy people, is sufficient to prevent risk factors like diabetes, hypertension and obesity that affect people with cardiovascular disease, a new study has claimed. “This is great news for people with heart disease who have difficulty adhering to a regular – mainly aerobic – exercise programme,” ... Read More »

Even Low Physical Fitness Can Help Prevent Heart Diseases

EMAIL PRINT COMMENTS Even low physical fitness, up to 20 per cent below the average for healthy people. TORONTO:  Even low physical fitness, up to 20 per cent below the average for healthy people, is sufficient to prevent risk factors like diabetes, hypertension and obesity that affect people with cardiovascular disease, a new study has claimed. “This is great news ... Read More »