Exercise could slow withering effects of Alzheimer's09/22/2019 03:00The aim of the study will be to find out whether aerobic exercise and medication to lower high blood pressure and cholesterol can help maintain brain volume and cognitive abilities.However, brain imaging revealed that the participants with amyloid from flexibility training group experienced less reduction in the hippocampus volume...
United States vaping illness count tops 500, but cause still unknown09/21/2019 03:00The latest vape victim was said to be using the electronic devices to smoke THC - the ingredient in marijuana - for chronic pain. Deaths have been confirmed in seven states - two in California and one each in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota and Oregon. A lot of them involve vaping with THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana, or both THC and nicotine...
'From perfectly healthy to brain dead': Dad dies from mosquito bite09/20/2019 03:00The EEE virus has been identified in mosquitoes in 12 towns and in horses in two other towns.Health officials in several states are urging people to cancel outdoor events amid several cases of a rare, deadly mosquito-borne illness.This year's confirmed nine human and eight animal cases, including the death of a Fairhaven woman last month, make up the latest EEE outbreak for the Commonwealth, its first since 2012...
Yearbook photo surfaces of Trudeau wearing 'brownface' costume in 200109/19/2019 03:00Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore "brownface" makeup and a turban to a costume party while teaching at a private school in 2001, according to a photo obtained by Time Magazine."I should have known better, but I didn't", Trudeau told reporters later Wednesday night.The prime minister also confirmed that this was not the first time he had done something like this, saying that when he was in high school he dressed up at a talent show and sang Day O, a traditional Jamaican folk song, "with makeup on"...
Donald Trump Government Tries ban flavoured e-cigarettes09/18/2019 05:26President Donald Trump and high United States officials voiced concern about surging adolescent use of e-cigarettes, and also the move comes as health officials are still exploring a few deaths and possibly hundreds of lung disorders connected to vaping.Urging people not to vape, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it was investigating 450 possible cases of lung disease stemming from the use of e-cigarettes, a number twice the size of such cases a week earlier...