Medicina

Australian youth more at risk of obesity

Australian youth more at risk of obesity She says a tax on sweetened drinks, including soft drinks, must be part of a national action plan, because physical activity guidelines will not solve the problem. 31 per cent of kids aged 10-13 are now classified as overweight or obese , compared to 24 per cent of those born between 1982-1985. That statistic jumps to more than one in four (27 per cent) for children and adolescents . [Artigo completo...]

Watch this soft robot squeeze a damaged heart to keep it pumping

Watch this soft robot squeeze a damaged heart to keep it pumping Now, Vasilyev and his collaborators-including researchers from Boston Children's, the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University-have revealed their soft robotic solution. [Artigo completo...]

Finding time to burn the calories consumed during Thanksgiving

Finding time to burn the calories consumed during Thanksgiving He says fasting before the big meal is actually more risky and to eat regularly before Thanksgiving. There is some food for thought before you go back in for seconds. Eating the Thanksgiving meal at 3 or 4 p.m., as many Americans do, might not be the optimal time, The Wall Street Journal reported this week . He says steamed vegetables are a good substitute for favorites like stuffing. [Artigo completo...]

Três cafés por dia nem sabe o bem que lhe faziam

Três cafés por dia nem sabe o bem que lhe faziam A mesma revisão indica que demasiado café na gravidez pode ser perigoso e os estudos analisados permitiram igualmente concluir que as pessoas não devem começar a beber café à espera que fiquem imunes a determinadas doenças e isto porque "fatores como a idade, se as pessoas fumam ou não e quanto exercício fazem podem ter algum efeito" nos resultados obtidos pelos estudos até agora feitos, alerta Ro... [Artigo completo...]

Agente penitenciário é executado com tiros na cabeça no Piauí

Agente penitenciário é executado com tiros na cabeça no Piauí A informação é do titular da Delegacia Regional de Parnaíba, o delegado Eduardo Aquino. O suspeito nega a autoria do assassinato, mas ficará preso durante a apuração para o inquérito policial. Segundo o Tenente Madislan, do 2º Batalhão da Polícia Militar, os dois suspeitos chegaram em uma motocicleta no petshop por volta as 19h, começaram a atirar contra a vítima e o funcionário presenciou o crime... [Artigo completo...]

Anambra Election: Disagreement within APC led to its defeat - Okorocha

Anambra Election: Disagreement within APC led to its defeat - Okorocha He also urged the governor to use his victory to improve the welfare of the masses. The former banker, who received over 400 PDP defectors from Obingwa Local Government Area before addressing the rally, said the outcome of the 2017 governorship poll in Anambra State has rekindled the hope of APGA in Abia State and the South-east in general. [Artigo completo...]

Twin saves brother's skin in transplant first

Twin saves brother's skin in transplant first Franck was admitted to hospital in September a year ago after being burned in a work accident, and the first graft from his twin was done a week later, followed by about a dozen procedures. Franck underwent about 10 graft surgeries during the four-and-a-half months he was in hospital, and was then able to be released to a rehabilitation centre. [Artigo completo...]

Dupla é presa por furtar objetos de veículos em Teresina

Dupla é presa por furtar objetos de veículos em Teresina Ele praticava o mesmo tipo de crime que Helder Soares. As prisões foram realizadas pelo 1º Distrito Policial, dando cumprimento aos mandados de prisão preventiva. [Artigo completo...]

Rangi Chase of Widnes handed two-year ban for positive cocaine test

Rangi Chase of Widnes handed two-year ban for positive cocaine test The 31-year-old was suspended from rugby league earlier in the year after testing positive after Widnes' 36-8 loss to Wakefield. He failed a drugs test on July 14 and has now been slapped with an extended punishment. New Zealand-born Chase has had a number of off-field issues in his career and retired before signing for Castleford a year ago. UKAD's two-year suspension sees Chase banned from a... [Artigo completo...]

NY asks residents to carry naloxone

NY asks residents to carry naloxone It is anticipated that the ads will be published both in Spanish as well as English language on social media, in buses, subway cars in the New York City, laundromats, on a wallscape in the Bronx, and Staten island ferry across the state of New York. [Artigo completo...]

Details of Government's tax working group revealed

Details of Government's tax working group revealed The Working Group will consider changes that would improve the structure, fairness and balance of the tax system", says Grant Robertson. Right now we don't think that is happening. Former Labour finance minister Sir Michael Cullen will head up the government's tax working group. The group will not look at clawing more money back from multinational firms, given that work is already underway, or W... [Artigo completo...]

Hezbollah, Iranian Republic Guards will stay in Syria

Hezbollah, Iranian Republic Guards will stay in Syria In fact, they must have the best weapons to ensure the security of Lebanon, "the Iranian military leader said". Iran and Hezbollah both denied the claims. Fears of World War 3 have increased in recent weeks amid a spiralling fallout between the Saudi Arabia and Tehran. The largest Arab monarchy maintains that Hezbollah's actions continue to interfere in the internal affairs of other Arab countries... [Artigo completo...]

Dog walker found alive in Coquitlam

Dog walker found alive in Coquitlam Rescue crews in Coquitlam , B.C., called off their search for a missing dog walker at sundown Tuesday and warned members of the public conditions at Eagle Mountain were too risky for anyone to continue the search. Ms. Poitras's emotional husband stood in the rain awaiting his partner. "I am amazed. the people that are here are just incredible". "She knew they were out there, but she had lost ... [Artigo completo...]

Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures of -4 degrees forecast

Snow and ice warning issued as temperatures of -4 degrees forecast Driving conditions are expected to be hard in some areas and drivers have been urged to take care on icy roads. Friday and Saturday set to be bitterly cold as temperatures sink to -3 degrees overnight. Snow is expected to fall to lower levels of parts of the country next week, weather experts say. . In England there are now eight flood warnings in place in the north west. [Artigo completo...]

Legionella: Dois novos casos aumentam infetados para 56

Legionella: Dois novos casos aumentam infetados para 56 Os doentes estão relacionados com o surto ligado ao Hospital de São Francisco Xavier, mas eram casos já "em investigação". "Estes eventuais casos, sempre excecionais, terão de aguardar por resultados analíticos para poder tirar-se conclusões", acrescenta. [Artigo completo...]

Mortes devido a doenças respiratórias aumentam 24%

Mortes devido a doenças respiratórias aumentam 24% Beja, Setúbal, Portalegre, Santarém e Faro são os distritos com a taxa de mortalidade mais elevada. António Carvalheira começa por recordar que a maioria das doenças respiratórias são crónicas e têm, naturalmente, aumentado com o envelhecimento da população pois Portugal está "no restrito grupo de países do mundo com uma esperança média de vida de 80 ou mais anos, com óbvias implicações na saúde... [Artigo completo...]

Brasil tem 3 mortes a cada 5 minutos por falhas em hospitais

Brasil tem 3 mortes a cada 5 minutos por falhas em hospitais Foram, em média, 829 mortes por dia, uma a cada minuto e meio. O número é tão relevante que só está atrás dos falecimentos causados por problemas no coração. De acordo com o anuário, os chamados "eventos adversos" custam R$ 10,9 bilhões por ano. Chocante, o problema das falhas hospitalares não é exclusividade brasileira, contudo. [Artigo completo...]

Cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar ties the knot with Nupur Nagar in Meerut

Cricketer Bhuvneshwar Kumar ties the knot with Nupur Nagar in Meerut The right-arm bowler cleared the air about him getting hitched after he shared pictures of the engagement ceremony that took place in Greater Noida on October 24. Another pacer said his wedding vows as well was former Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan who married Bollywood actress Sagarika Ghatge. With the marriage date preponed to November 23, the reception will reportedly be held on November 27 in Mu... [Artigo completo...]

Novo Nordisk to sharpen focus on obesity to boost health

Novo Nordisk to sharpen focus on obesity to boost health Keel Point LLC lifted its holdings in shares of Novo Nordisk A/S by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Greenleaf Trust purchased a new stake in Novo Nordisk A/S in the second quarter worth $474,000. Recently, it has been reported that the firm has developed a new drug to treat obesity, which has depicted positive results in its phase 2 clinical trial. [Artigo completo...]

Iguatemi Alphaville anuncia Black Friday com expectativa de crescimento de público

Iguatemi Alphaville anuncia Black Friday com expectativa de crescimento de público A cada R$ 200,00 em compras troque por um cupom para participar do sorteio de um Honda HRV e 2 certificados de barras de ouro de R$ 10 mil cada. Uma parceria com os cartões Caixa e bandeira Elo amplia os incentivos para quem realizar compras integralmente nestes cartões. [Artigo completo...]


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