• Mediterranean Diet Does More Than Just Reduce Waistline, Could Save Your Life

    Mediterranean Diet Does More Than Just Reduce Waistline, Could Save Your Life

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    Since Mediterranean diet typically doesn't really refer to a specific formula for eating but rather the mix of dishes popular in one region of the world, Bloomfield defined it as one that met two criteria. "If you are eating healthy fats that are monounsaturated fats like olive oil or canola oil, you don't necessarily have to limit them". The researchers found an association but couldn't prove cause and effect.
  • Turkey coup attempt: Police search key nuclear base used by US troops

    Turkey coup attempt: Police search key nuclear base used by US troops

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    Erdogan suggested that Turkey might reinstate capital punishment, which was abolished in 2004 as part of the country's bid to join the European Union. News reports said close to 2,000 special forces police officers were deployed in Istanbul to guard key installations. He also raised the possibility that the plotters were motivated by a perception that Erdogan would soon purge the military of supporters of Fethullah Gulen, a US -based Turkish cleric with whom Erdogan was allied until ...
  • Global AIDS gains 'inadequate and fragile,' UN chief says

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    But the numbers are still staggering. But as long as we regard essential components of HIV prevention as secondary, millions of people will continue to be infected with HIV. " This conference comes at another crucial time in the HIV epidemic ", said Chris Beyrer, president of the International AIDS Society. In the same vein, Botswana saw new HIV infections drop when it increased the duration of compulsory schooling by one year.
  • Health Officials Mystified By Unusual New Zika Case In Utah

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    He had another health condition, which health officials have not identified, and it is unclear if Zika played a role in his death. Fourteen have involved sexual transmission and one was the result of a laboratory exposure. As of Wednesday, no locally acquired mosquito-borne cases have been reported in US states, but there have been 1,305 travel-associated cases reported, the CDC states.
  • Corbyn 'should face a woman,' says Shadow Chancellor on North East visit

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    Mr Trickett's comments came as leadership candidate Angela Eagle warned that Labour risks becoming the "new nasty party". "Not by me anyway". But Mr Smith, the former work and pensions secretary, ruled out leaving the party. I think we need to make sure people are satisfied", he added. He promised a "British New Deal", saying he would commit cash to housing, transport and "investing in people".
  • Differences aside, Pence looks a safe bet for Trump

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    The full "60 Minutes" interview will air Sunday night at 7 p.m. ET. "What a difference between crooked Hillary Clinton and Mike Pence", Trump said. After speaking at some length about his primary victories - which hardly seemed relevant this morning - Trump said, "One of the big reasons I chose Mike is party unity, I have to be honest".
  • Female-to-Male Sexual Transmission of Zika Reported

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    Excerpts of the CDC report read " A unpregnant woman, in her twenties, had unprotected vaginal sex with a male partner on the same day that she returned from travel to a country where Zika is prevalent". USA health officials have concluded that Zika infections in pregnant women can cause microcephaly, a birth defect marked by small head size that can lead to severe developmental problems in babies.
  • Three New Zika Cases Detected In San Francisco

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    Health authorities are urging pregnant women to avoid travel to Zika-affected areas, and to abstain from sex or use barrier methods of contraception during sex if their partners - whether male or female - have traveled to or live in areas where the Zika virus is present.
  • Man Gets Zika from Sex with Female Partner, in First

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    If a pregnant woman is infected with the virus during her pregnancy, health officials said, the virus is known to cause birth defects such as microcephaly, in which the child is born with an unusually small head. His urine test was positive for Zika , though not the blood test. The CDC confirmed the results. The doctor suspected female-to-male sexual transmission of Zika and sent the man, also in his 20s, to NYC health department for tests.
  • N. Korea Vows 'Physical Action' Against US Over Anti-Missile System

    N. Korea Vows 'Physical Action' Against US Over Anti-Missile System

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    Moon Jae-in on Wednesday announced his opposition to the deployment of the US missile system in South Korea, urging the government to reconsider the plan and seek out public consensus on the move. He said he would not comment on the details of diplomatic exchanges. Two US citizens are now known to be detained in North Korea . Kim Dong Chul, meanwhile, a Korean-American, is also detained in the country, serving a 10-year sentence for what state media described as espionage.
  • Lawmakers respond to Trump VP pick on Twitter

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    Mike Pence as his running mate Friday, adding an experienced politician with deep Washington connections to the Republican presidential ticket. Sources familiar with campaign operations cautioned that while Pence and former House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich were finalists, Trump could always have a last-minute change of heart and choose someone else from his short list.
  • Death Toll in Horrific Nice, France, Truck Attack Rises to 84

    Death Toll in Horrific Nice, France, Truck Attack Rises to 84

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    Another eyewitness, Nader El Shafei said: "I kept yelling at him, waving with my hands to stop and trying to tell him that there is a lot people under his truck - dead already". "We have offered any assistance that they may need to investigate this attack and bring those responsible to justice", he said. Tunisia said that the attacker, who police said held joint French-Tunisian citizenship, had committed an act of "extreme cowardice" and expressed solidarity with France against the ...
  • Gonorrhea Treatment Might Become Tougher

    Gonorrhea Treatment Might Become Tougher

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    If left untreated, gonorrhea can lead to severe reproductive problems, such as pelvic inflammatory disease in women which can cause infertility, and a painful condition in men's testicle tubes which can cause sterility. Scientists can't predict how long it may take gonorrhea to become completely resistant to all antibiotics. The disease causes infections in the genitals, rectum and throat, and it's transmitted via vaginal, anal and oral sex.
  • Women can transmit Zika through sex, too

    Women can transmit Zika through sex, too

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    The doctor tested him even though he hadn't traveled from a Zika outbreak area and no cases of female-to-male transmission had been reported . The CDC said the woman and her partner had unprotected intercourse the day she returned from travel to a country where Zika is spreading.
  • Pence can't 'balance' Trump's lack of qualifications

    Pence can't 'balance' Trump's lack of qualifications

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    And Friday's official announcement of the addition of Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as Trump's pick for vice president just reinforces Maddock's faith in the NY businessman. Minutes after Trump tweeted , one of the governor's aides filed the paperwork with the Indiana Secretary of State's office. He faced a noon deadline Friday to withdraw his candidacy to stand for re-election as governor.
  • Ramaphosa visits Nkosi's Haven ahead of AIDS Conference

    Ramaphosa visits Nkosi's Haven ahead of AIDS Conference

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    South Africa dreams of having an Aids free generation. It tells the stories against the backdrop of what Nkosi Johnson told the world and indeed this nation. "Immature genital tracts‚ greater use of hormonal contraceptives, and pregnancy increase susceptibility to HIV infection". She goes on to say: "Women in these partnerships may be more exposed to HIV and less able to protect themselves".
  • Scientists: Zika Virus Outbreak Could Last Three Years

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    Professor Ferguson also told The Guardian that the estimate includes the year or so of high transmission we have already seen. Gov. Terry McAuliffe established the Virginia Zika Task Force in February 2016 to facilitate a rapid, effective response to the potential infiltration of the Zika virus in Virginia.
  • Pat Summitt remembered for achievements on, off court

    Pat Summitt remembered for achievements on, off court

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    It will be televised on both ESPN2 and the SEC Network, and streamed live on WatchESPN. "She was the epitome of what being great is all about", said Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings, one of the dozens of former Lady Volunteers who paid respects to Summitt at a "Celebration of Life" ceremony at Thompson-Boling Arena.
  • Pokemon GO is Finally Out in the UK Wild

    Pokemon GO is Finally Out in the UK Wild

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    New mobile game Pokemon Go has become an overnight sensation with USA fans but also played a role in armed robberies in Missouri, the discovery of a body in Wyoming and minor injuries to fans distracted by the app. The mobile app uses your phone's Global Positioning System to determine where you are and then a Pokémon appears on your phone screen, which you can capture.
  • Theresa May becomes new Britain's Prime Minister

    Theresa May becomes new Britain's Prime Minister

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    Cameron stepped down after Britons rejected his entreaties and voted in a June 23 referendum to quit the European Union , weakening the 28-nation bloc and creating huge economic uncertainty, including likely damage to trade and investment.
  • Pokemon Go Australia log in complaints grow

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    The app requires constant Global Positioning System access, and uses a lot of data. You can continue with the APK installed on your phone and when a new version is published in the Google Play Store , the update should be automatically downloaded and installed on the device.
  • Second Candidate Challenges Corbyn For UK Labour Leadership

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    The decision to automatically include the veteran socialist on the leadership ballot comes following nearly six hours of closed door discussions, with 33 members of the NEC participating in the vote that came out in favour of Corbyn by 18 votes to 14.
  • NASA's Juno Sends First Picture Of Jupiter From Gas Planet's Orbit

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    The photo captured by the Juno spacecraft clearly shows the giant red spot on the gaseous planet, the clouds that surround the giant celestial body and three of its moons - Io, Europa, and Ganymede. Juno is first orbit around Jupiter will last 53.5 days. Juno's data collection will start in earnest at the end of August, when Juno gets a little closer .
  • Juno spacecraft beams first pictures from Jupiter

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    Juno's orbit will take it as far as 2.7 million km from Jupiter at apojove (the point in its orbit farthest from the planet), then it will dive to a stunning 4,000 km above the cloud tops, screaming past the planet at almost 60 kilometers per second , roughly 200,000 kilometers per hour! NASA scheduled a trajectory correction maneuver on July 13 to refine Juno's orbit on the gas planet.
  • Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton as Democrat presidential candidate

    Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton as Democrat presidential candidate

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    While it's impossible to know exactly why those numbers shifted, Clinton's trustworthiness factor has likely taken a nosedive in the wake of the latest revelations over Clinton's email flap, in which, while no charges are being brought against her, Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey called her "extremely careless" in her handling of sensitive information.
  • Pokemon Go update tackles security concerns, claims fewer crashes

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    The developer said it would remove " full access " to Google accounts. By Tuesday, Niantic had issued a statement saying it would pull back on access to users' Google accounts. When users signed up with their Gmail account they granted full access to all their information. More specifically, Franken wants to know for what uses Pokémon GO collects certain information like location data and cookies, and also wants the company to explain in detail how it anonymises that data ...
  • Funerals today for 3 of 5 slain Dallas police officers

    Funerals today for 3 of 5 slain Dallas police officers

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    The police department there has come under criticism for the tactics it's employed to deal with protesters, using riot police and military-style vehicles on the streets of the capital city. "We refuse to fund drug treatment and mental health programs. We have too many bridges to build that we will cross together". He once received a "Cops' Cop" award from the Dallas Police Association.
  • Big security risk uncovered in Pokemon Go

    Big security risk uncovered in Pokemon Go

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    Augmented Reality gaming has just broken into mainstream with Pokemon Go. The Pokemon Go app has also been updated to have a less intrusive grip on Google account permissions. You look through your phone's camera to see them superimposed over wherever you happen to be. How do you feel about the security issues? Apps from unofficial sources could be tweaked with malware to spy on your data.
  • Pokemon Go 1.0.1 Update Fixes Crucial Bugs

    Pokemon Go 1.0.1 Update Fixes Crucial Bugs

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    Why is Pokemon Go so popular? "Google has verified that no other information has been received or accessed by Pokémon Go or Niantic ". "When you grant full account access, the application can see and modify almost all information in your Google Account", Google says on its support page .