Daily Archives: February 18, 2020

More U.S. Men Holding Off on Prostate Cancer Surgery

News Picture: More U.S. Men Holding Off on Prostate Cancer Surgery

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Feb. 12, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Many more American men are now saying no to surgery for low-risk prostate cancer, and choosing to monitor the disease instead, a new study finds. Over just five years, researchers found, the number of men who opted for monitoring …

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Do Sweeteners in Diet Soda Increase Weight?

Health News Highlights for February 9, 2012

Latest Diet & Weight Management News Rat Study Links Weight Gain to Low-Calorie Sweeteners; Critics Say No Relevance for Humans By Salynn Boyles WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 11, 2008 — It may sound counterintuitive, but replacing the sugar in diet …

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Boy Scouts bankruptcy bid prompts other sex abuse victims to step forward

Boy Scouts bankruptcy bid prompts other sex abuse victims to step forward

As word came that the Boy Scouts of America had filed for bankruptcy protection, one alleged abuse survivor was moved to come forward with a story of being abused and threatened that he says he’d been living with for six decades. The man told NBC News he was a 14-year-old …

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England’s Lewis Ludlam: ‘We are always hunting other teams down’ | Sport

Lewis Ludlam is nothing if not passionate. Whether you consider his military metaphors before England’s Calcutta Cup victory to be inappropriate or innocuous, malice was not his motivation. Rather, Ludlam wears his heart on his sleeve, belting out the national anthem and, as he admits, buzzing with excitement the moment …

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Fatty Fast Food, Idleness May Vex Liver

Health News Highlights for February 9, 2012

Latest Nutrition, Food & Recipes News Weight, Waist Size, Fat, and Liver Enzymes Spike in Study of People Asked to Be Idle and Overeat Fattening Fast Food By Miranda Hitti WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 13, 2008 — Consistently overdoing it at …

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Apple’s new iPad Pro could be delayed due to the coronavirus, report claims

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Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook looks on as the iPhone X goes on sale at an Apple Store on November 3, 2017 in Palo Alto, California. Apple published a note to investors this week saying that it will miss its quarterly guidance for the next quarter because of the …

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‘I don’t see a tough fight’: Tyson Fury cranks up war of words with Wilder | Sport

Tyson Fury has never been one to underestimate his own ability, but the Mancunian giant known as the Gypsy King is positively brimming with confidence before Saturday night’s hotly anticipated rematch with Deontay Wilder for the American’s WBC heavyweight title on the Las Vegas strip. Even as the odds have …

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Smokers Have Rapid Aging Defect

Parenthood Offers Motivation to Quit Smoking

Smokers and People With Premature Aging Disease Suffer Same Cell Defect By Daniel J. DeNoon WebMD Health News Reviewed By Louise Chang, MD Feb. 6, 2009 — Cigarette smoke causes the same cellular defect seen in people with Werner’s syndrome — a rare genetic disease that makes people …

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Samsung’s $1,380 Galaxy Z Flip is without a doubt a better foldable smartphone than Motorola’s $1,500 Razr for 8 big reasons

Samsung's $1,380 Galaxy Z Flip is without a doubt a better foldable smartphone than Motorola's $1,500 Razr for 8 big reasons

Motorola’s new Razr foldable smartphone received positive attention, even with its high $1,500 price tag. But Samsung dented Motorola’s buzz when it announced the $1,380 Galaxy Z Flip foldable smartphone. Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip offers significantly better specs and features than the Motorola Razr for less money. Still, I can’t …

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Empathy Might Be in the Genes

Gay Black Men Often Face Added Family Hurdles When Coming Out

Latest Mental Health News WEDNESDAY, Feb. 11 (HealthDay News) — Genes may play a role in a person’s ability to empathize with others, suggests a U.S. study involving mice. Researchers trained highly social mice to identify a sound played in a specific cage as negative by also having …

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