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The results were also surprising because the study involved relatively young and healthy individuals, says lead author and graduate student Kelly Bowden-Davies. All of the subjects wore a SenseWear armband to measure physical activity. They also had comprehensive health checks including fat and muscle mass, mitochondrial function (to check their ability regulate their energy and recover from exercise), and physical fitness.
  • Being 'fat but fit' is a myth, obesity experts say

    Being 'fat but fit' is a myth, obesity experts say

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    His team found that excess fat increased the risk of heart disease by half - even when blood pressure and cholesterol levels are normal, made a stroke more likely and nearly doubled the risk of heart failure. Compared to a normal weight person with no abnormalities, an obese person with three abnormalities had a 2.6 times increased risk of heart disease, a 58% increased risk cerebrovascular disease, a 3.8 times increased risk of heart failure, and a 2.2 times increased risk of peripheral ...
  • Parents slept nearby as Arkansas newborn bitten by rodents 100 times

    Parents slept nearby as Arkansas newborn bitten by rodents 100 times

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    Ryan Phillips, deputy prosecuting attorney for Columbia County, said Tuesday that new charges of permitting abuse of a minor with serious physical injury will be filed against Erica Michelle Shryock, 19, and Charles Elliott, 18. Both parents admitted knowing there were rats in the house and doing nothing to get rid of them, investigators said. Charles also admitted he knew of the rodent problem, but did nothing about it.
  • Peace Talks First. The US Embassy Can Wait

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    JERUSALEM (AP) — A diplomatic spat on Monday erupted between US and Israeli officials, just days before a planned visit by President Donald Trump , after an American representative questioned Israel's claim to one of the holiest sites in Judaism.
  • Know your risks and get screened for high blood pressure

    Know your risks and get screened for high blood pressure

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    About 20,000 readings were taken from 533 doctors, including those of the IMA leadership, spanning 33 Indian cities. "The incidence of hypertension is equally high among the medical fraternity, owing to high-stress levels", Dr Shah pointed out.
  • Rise in screen time putting children's health at risk, WHO report warns

    Rise in screen time putting children's health at risk, WHO report warns

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    While use increased for both sexes, it more than tripled for girls aged 15 and over during this period. A breakdown of the findings by age showed children as young as 11 spending a large chunk of time online. Tam Fry, chairman of the National Obesity Forum, said gadgets were taking their toll on youngsters. One of the main challenges for us is that this kind of activity (social media and computer use) is so much part of young people's lives these days, how do we manage this and the health ...
  • Wannacry Attack: North Korea Links Alleged by Google Researcher

    Wannacry Attack: North Korea Links Alleged by Google Researcher

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    In the statement, the Security Council demanded North Korea conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests. Haley also criticized Russia, after Russian President Vladimir Putin responded to North Korea's latest missile launch by saying that while his country opposed the North Korean nuclear program, it was unacceptable for countries to intimidate North Korea.
  • Massacre victim's brother charged with evidence tampering

    Massacre victim's brother charged with evidence tampering

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    Alan L. Lewis. Lewis wrote that he put the Global Positioning System on the frame of Manley's red Chevrolet truck on April 22 and the Global Positioning System stopped operating on April 28. The victims were Kenneth Rhoden, 44; Christopher Rhoden, Sr., 40; his ex-wife, 37-year-old Dana Rhoden; their three children, 20-year-old Clarence "Frankie" Rhoden, 16-year-old Christopher Rhoden, Jr., and 19-year-old Hanna Rhoden; a cousin, 38-year-old Gary Rhoden; and Frankie Rhoden's fiancée, ...
  • GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

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    The petition included the stances Senator Cornyn has taken which include confirmation votes in favor of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos , opposing funding for sanctuary cities to protect immigrants and supporting photo IDs for voting.
  • Defense requests denied for Minnesota officer who killed man

    Defense requests denied for Minnesota officer who killed man

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    Prosecutors say Yanez shot and killed the 32-year-old after he had told him he was armed during a traffic stop. A judge ruled Tuesday that jurors in the case of a Minnesota police officer who killed a black man last July will not be allowed to view the man's auto in person as part of the trial, which means the officer won't be able to re-enact his version of the events leading up to the shooting.
  • Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinic

    Taking abortion pill at home as safe as in a clinic

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    A woman who causes her own abortion from the moment she misses her period can go to prison for life under the 1861 Offences Against the Person Act (OAPA) under current United Kingdom law. The women all filled out a questionnaire on the WoW web site, which was reviewed by a doctor. Women were able to identify the symptoms of potentially serious complications, and nearly all reported seeking in-person medical attention when advised.