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Canadian kids continue to get failing fitness grade, Report

Canadian kids continue to get failing fitness grade, Report

While many Canadian kids play sports and have access to parks and playgrounds, a new report has given them aD minus when it comes to physical activity targets. For the first time, Active Healthy Kids Canada used its annual Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth to see how Canadians measured up to kids in 14 other countries. ... Read More »

Two women in moose attack (Video)

Two women in moose attack

Two women were treated at St. Anthony Hospital in Lakewood for injuries sustained during a moose attack in Gilpin County on Sunday. One of the women, a 57-year-old, was in the Intensive Care Unit in fair condition. The other woman, Jacqui Boron, told reporters in a news conference Monday at the hospital she has 10 staples in her head, 15 ... Read More »

Leila Hatami : Star facing kiss backlash

Leila Hatami : Star facing kiss backlash

Iranian actress Leila Hatami on Sunday angered authorities in Tehran by kissing the Cannes film festival’s president on the cheek, an act seen as affront to the “chastity” of the Islamic republic’s women. A photograph carried by Iranian media shows Ms Hatami kissing Gilles Jacob at the opening of this year’s festival. Read More »

Researchers decipher first termite genome

Researchers decipher first termite genome

Researchers have long been researching how insect colonies function – particularly how their complicated system of living together works. scientists have also looked for answers about these interactions in animals’ DNA. For the first time, Arizona State University scientists, along with a large group of international researchers, have sequenced and analyzed the genome of one termite species. This means researchers ... Read More »

Thai army declares martial law, Seeks ‘Peace and Order’

Thai army declares martial law, Seeks 'Peace and Order'

Thailand’s army declared martial law today to restore order after six months of anti-government protests that have left the country without a proper functioning government, but denied that it was staging a military coup. The caretaker government led by supporters of self-exiled former premier Thaksin Shinawatra was still in office, military officials and the country’s justice minister said, following the ... Read More »

Implant could end misery of chronic snoring, research

Implant could end misery of chronic snoring, research

A new type of implantable device may curb central sleep apnoea in patients with heart failure, indicate the results of a one year pilot study* presented today at the World Congress on Acute Heart Failure in Athens. Central sleep apnoea occurs in around a third of heart failure patients and doubles their risk of death. But the condition has proved ... Read More »

Researchers discover lost species of nightsnake in Mexico

Researchers discover lost species of nightsnake in Mexico

A mysterious reptilian species of snake believed to be lost has resurfaced in the volcanic rocks on an island off Mexico, Live Science reported. First discovered more than 80 years ago on Clarion Island, the elusive, nocturnal Clarion nightsnake was lost after that. Brownish black in color and sporting spots on its head and neck, it was found again on ... Read More »

Poor Sleep Linked With Childhood Obesity, study shows

Poor Sleep Linked With Childhood Obesity, study shows

Getting enough sleep as a child may be one of the keys to fighting off obesity. Researchers from Mass General Hospital followed more than a thousand children from infancy to age seven. The children were recommended to get anywhere from nine to 12 hours of sleep, depending on age. The study found that those who consistently got less than that ... Read More »

Binge Drinking Harmful to Health, says study

Binge Drinking Harmful to Health, says study

According to a new research, drinking four glasses of wine during night can pose a serious damage to health. Researchers have said that a single alcohol binge can lead to bacterial leakage from the gut and increase levels of bacterial toxins in the blood. Endotoxins, i.e., increased level of bacterial toxins, damage our immune system. It is present in the ... Read More »