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Obesity is responsible for 4% of cancers in the world, global review reveals – Daily Mail

Obesity is responsible for 4% of cancers in the world, global review reveals – Daily Mail

Being overweight or obese is the culprit of four percent of cancers worldwide, a new study estimates.   Already, two thirds of Americans and more than two billion people worldwide are overweight or obese, and experts only expect those numbers to rise in the coming decades.   Poor diets abound, in the Western world especially, and ascribing […]

El Niños to strengthen because of global warming, will cause 'more extreme weather', study says – USA TODAY

El Niños to strengthen because of global warming, will cause 'more extreme weather', study says – USA TODAY

CLOSE Despite their simple names, these weather systems can cause a whole lot of trouble. USA TODAY Here’s how El Nino typically impacts U.S. winter weather. However, not all impacts occur during every event, and their strength and exact location can vary.(Photo: Climate Prediction Center) El Niños will be stronger and more frequent in the […]

Ohio woman's cancer disappears after groundbreaking clinical trial – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Ohio woman's cancer disappears after groundbreaking clinical trial – WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Please enable Javascript to watch this video CLEVELAND-Denise and Jim Keenan of Youngstown recently celebrated their 35th wedding anniversary. This milestone taking on even greater meaning, with Denise diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma back in 2009. “….so I started getting used to the idea of not being here anymore.” Denise, 66, went in and out of […]

How Apollo 8 Astronauts took the famous 'Earthrise' photograph – BBC News

How Apollo 8 Astronauts took the famous 'Earthrise' photograph – BBC News

In December 1968 Apollo 8 went into orbit around the Moon. However, the astronauts on board were more impressed by the sight of the Earth rising in the distance than by their close-up view of the lunar surface. Colonel Frank Borman, Commander of Apollo 8, remembers the flight. Witness: The stories of our times told […]

Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline' – BBC News

Puzzle solving 'won't stop mental decline' – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images Doing crossword puzzles and Sudoku does not protect against mental decline, according to a new study. The idea of “use it or lose it” when it comes to our brains in later life has previously been widely accepted. But a new Scottish study suggests it has no effect on mental decline. […]

Scientists discover billions of tons of 'zombie' bacteria inhabits the ground beneath our feet – CNN

Scientists discover billions of tons of 'zombie' bacteria inhabits the ground beneath our feet – CNN

The discovery of what has been termed a “subterranean Galapagos” was announced by the Deep Carbon Observatory Tuesday, which said many of the lifeforms have lifespans of millions of years. DCO executive director Robert Hazen said the findings are the “crowning achievement” of the 1,000-strong collective of scientists, who “have opened our eyes to remarkable […]

Voyager 2: Nasa announces pioneering spacecraft has left the Solar System – The Independent

Voyager 2: Nasa announces pioneering spacecraft has left the Solar System – The Independent

Nasa‘s pioneering Voyager 2 spacecraft has gone interstellar. The craft – which left Earth in 1977 and has been flying through space ever since – becomes only the second ever man-made object to make it out of our galactic neighbourhood. It follows Voyager 1 in venturing out into interstellar space, according to Nasa’s Ed Stone, who made […]

High blood pressure: Three foods containing hidden salt to cut down on – Express

High blood pressure: Three foods containing hidden salt to cut down on – Express

High blood pressure is a common condition but symptoms are rarely noticeable, or if they do show, they can be mistaken for less serious health problems. The best way to find out if you have high blood pressure is to see your GP and have them take your reading. Eating an unhealthy diet can be […]

CDC issues warning: Say no to raw cookie dough – WTAE Pittsburgh

CDC issues warning: Say no to raw cookie dough – WTAE Pittsburgh

This holiday season, you might find yourself whipping up a batch of delicious cookies in the kitchen, but you may want to think twice before reaching for a taste of that raw dough. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is using this holiday season to remind all the bakers out there that eating or […]

These endangered seals won’t stop getting eels stuck in their noses – BGR

These endangered seals won’t stop getting eels stuck in their noses – BGR

Keep tabs on endangered animals can be difficult, especially if they’re being actively poached by hunters who don’t care about the law. The plight of endangered Hawaiian monk seals is the result of past hunting and human development on the Hawaiian islands, but now the species has thrown conservationists a curveball. More and more of […]

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