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Perfectionism among young people significantly increased since 1980s, study finds Perfectionism among young people significantly increased since 1980s, study finds
- January 05, 2018

Hill in " Perfectionism Is Increasing Over Time ", published December 28 in the American Psychological Association's Psychological Bulletin . The strain of these high (and often unrealistic) expectations we yoke ourselves with might have very damaging consequences for our health and well-being in the long term. (more...)
Drinking alcohol can cause cancer by damaging DNA, finds study Drinking alcohol can cause cancer by damaging DNA, finds study
- January 05, 2018

As a result, Cancer Research UK urged consumers to reduce their alcohol intake. Researchers found acetaldehyde snaps stem cell DNA, permanently altering the genetic code and triggering cancer. In the study, scientists from the United Kingdom found that alcohol damages DNA in blood-forming stem cells, a major culprit of cancer in alcoholics. (more...)
People Are Now Drinking 'Raw Water' People Are Now Drinking 'Raw Water'
- January 05, 2018

The company behind the water says there has been a surge in demand . Its exact steps vary from town to town (since they get water from different sources), but all are created to eradicate the 90 most common contaminants from water. Live Water did not immediately respond to requests for comment. The blue-green algae called cyanobacteria can cause severe allergic reactions when someone bathes in the contaminated water or drinks it, with different types of the bacteria causing different ... (more...)
Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases Laredo Health Department sees a rise in flu cases
- January 05, 2018

In all, the CDC says that anywhere between 12,000 to 56,000 people have died from the illness annually since 2010 with another 140,000 to 710,000 hospitalizations. Han. "Other actions that can be taken to prevent getting and spreading the flu are frequent hand washing, keeping hands away from one's face and staying away from sick people". (more...)
Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises Stay Away From Romaine Lettuce, Consumer Reports Advises
- January 05, 2018

In the USA, 17 illnesses across 13 states have been associated with the outbreak . While washing any greens may help avoid some illnesses, Consumer Reports warns that it may not get rid of all E. "Interviews of ill people haven't identified a likely source for the USA illnesses". It's unusual for Consumer Reports to issue a food warning when the CDC and FDA haven't issued a recall, Halloran said. (more...)
New Beauty Trend? Penis Whitening Procedure Becomes a Huge Hit in Thailand New Beauty Trend? Penis Whitening Procedure Becomes a Huge Hit in Thailand
- January 05, 2018

The Lelux Hospital in Bangkok has been offering the treatment, which uses a laser, for the past six months and is now seeing three or four clients every day. In any case, experts in Thailand have communicated worry-as indicated by Thai broadsheet The Nation , delegate chief general Dr. Thongchai Keeratihuttayakorn of the Health Service Support Department stated, "The skin of the private parts is delicate. (more...)
Newell Brands (NYSE:NWL) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays
- January 03, 2018

Therefore 58% are positive. Mastercard Incorporated had 92 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Thursday, November 2, the company rating was downgraded by JP Morgan. (NYSE:NWL). Pinnacle Associate holds 0.12% or 150,766 shares in its portfolio. Comm Bancshares has invested 0.87% in Newell Brands Inc. Its up 0.30, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. (more...)
8-foot great white shark pings off Cape Canaveral coast 8-foot great white shark pings off Cape Canaveral coast
- January 03, 2018

A ping is determined when the tagged shark's dorsal fin breaks the surface of the water and transmits a signal to a satellite. The transmission then sends back an estimated geo-location, according to the OCEARCH website. She continued to track near Tampa waters around 9 a.m. Since then, she's traveled more than 5,600 miles. Several days earlier on Christmas, she pinged off the coast of Key West. (more...)
Bank of England May Issue Its Own Cryptocurrency Bank of England May Issue Its Own Cryptocurrency
- January 03, 2018

According to reports in the local media the bank has a research wing that is specifically looking at cryptocurrencies since 2015 and is now working on a report that could lead to the bank issuing its own cryptocurrency. "The ‎underlying technology is actually of a fair bit of interest". Carney said that BoE's research had been led by its own "fintech accelerator", which was examining both the potential of digital currency as well as the underlying blockchain technology. (more...)
Arun Jaitley announces contours of electoral bonds for political funding Arun Jaitley announces contours of electoral bonds for political funding
- January 02, 2018

In line with its promise to clean up the political funding system, the Centre on Tuesday unveiled the contours of the "Electoral Bonds" scheme, which seeks to ensure the flow of clean money to political parties, without revealing the donors' names. (more...)
Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), US Bancorp (USB) Bristol-Myers Squibb Company (BMY), US Bancorp (USB)
- January 02, 2018

Trust Division decreased Bristol (BMY) stake by 65.07% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported 1.81M shares. Hikari Ltd holds 84,800 shares or 0.7% of its portfolio. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 25. The company has the Market capitalization of $101.1 Billion. (NASDAQ:HDS) rating on Thursday, September 10. (more...)
Hyderabad: Singer arrested for sexually harassing radio jockey Hyderabad: Singer arrested for sexually harassing radio jockey
- January 02, 2018

Following the complaint, the police conducted an initial investigation and arrested Ghazal Srinivas. Further details are awaited. Srinivas said that the woman had volunteered to help him in the absence of a woman therapist. Speaking to the media, the singer maintained that he had no such bad intention towards her. Srinivas found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records after becoming the first person to sing a song in most languages. (more...)
Netflix's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' Season 2 Will Return in March! Netflix's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events' Season 2 Will Return in March!
- January 02, 2018

A hit with fans, the series stars Emmy and Tony Award-winner Neil Patrick Harris , the story recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans (Violet, Klaus, and Sunny) and their extraordinary encounters with the devious Count Olaf who will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. (more...)
FY2017 EPS Estimates for Ctrip.Com International Ltd (CTRP) Decreased by Oppenheimer
- January 02, 2018

Rational Advisors LLC acquired a new position in shares of Ctrip.Com International in the third quarter worth $111,000. The stock increased 0.51% or $0.16 during the last trading session, reaching $31.59. lowered Ctrip.Com International from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $45.00 price objective on the stock.in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. (more...)
Arsene Wenger denies Arsenal bids for David Luiz and Thomas Lemar Arsene Wenger denies Arsenal bids for David Luiz and Thomas Lemar
- January 02, 2018

Asked whether the 29-year-old would be fit for the clash with the Blues, Wenger said: 'Little chance, yes. "We are open in any position for the exceptional player who can give us a plus", Wenger told a news conference on Tuesday. However, the 68-year-old Frenchman refuted suggestions he was targeting Chelsea's Brazil centre-back David Luiz or French global midfielder Thomas Lemar from Monaco. (more...)
Carroll buries clutch free throws to seal Nets' win over Magic Carroll buries clutch free throws to seal Nets' win over Magic
- January 02, 2018

But Gordon and Payton followed with a jumpers around Rondae Hollis-Jefferson's missed fadeaway. Our models see Biyombo collecting 29.4 FanDuel points in 33.8 minutes against a soft Brooklyn Nets squad that allows the fifth-most fantasy points to centers. (more...)
Scores reportedly killed as gunmen attack Rivers community Scores reportedly killed as gunmen attack Rivers community
- January 02, 2018

According to a report in The Nation, an indigene of Omoku, gave details of how the 15 worshippers were gunned down but would not want his name in print, to avoid his being trailed by the criminals, said as the Christians were leaving their various churches on January 1, the gunmen were spraying them with bullets at close range. (more...)
Chocolate Can Become Extinct in Next 40 Years Chocolate Can Become Extinct in Next 40 Years
- January 02, 2018

Scientists from the University of California are teaming up with Mars company to try and save the crop before it is too late. It's another test of whether gene-editing technology CRISPR, which has already been used to turn mice's feet green and make super-dogs , will save us. (more...)
Some New Year's Day Hikes Canceled Due To Bitter Cold Some New Year's Day Hikes Canceled Due To Bitter Cold
- January 02, 2018

Other hikes will be offered at Milan Hill State Park, Pisgah State Park in Winchester and Wellington State Park in Alexandria. It seems to be working with hikers News 8 talked to at Osborndale State Park in Derby . "It's a great way to get some really good exercise and start the year off right". They stepped out in CT and at state parks across the country as part of an effort to get Americans to enjoy state parks and discover the beauty around them. (more...)
Crystal Palace 16/5 to beat Southampton in Tuesday's Premier League showdown Crystal Palace 16/5 to beat Southampton in Tuesday's Premier League showdown
- January 02, 2018

Meanwhile, Ruben Loftus-Cheek and James McArthur will both need late fitness tests before Hodgson can call on them against the Saints . Alex McCarthy started between the posts in that game and could get the nod again, ahead of Fraser Forster, but Ryan Bertrand is pushing for a start having recovered from a hamstring injury. (more...)
Childhood obesity epidemic fueled by sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks, campaigners warn Childhood obesity epidemic fueled by sugary drinks and unhealthy snacks, campaigners warn
- January 02, 2018

Figures show that half of children's sugar intake, now around seven sugar cubes a day, comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, leading to obesity and dental decay. But Chris Snowdon from the Institute of Economic Affairs said: "Telling parents what they can and can't allow their children to snack on is just another addition to the long list of unnecessary interferences from Public Health England". (more...)
Diabetes drug 'significantly reverses memory loss' in mice with Alzheimer's Diabetes drug 'significantly reverses memory loss' in mice with Alzheimer's
- January 02, 2018

There are now half a million people living with Alzheimer's disease in the United Kingdom and more than five million people with diabetes, both conditions pose a major cost to the NHS, and health systems worldwide . Dr Doug Brown, of the Alzheimer's Society, told the Mail Online: "With no new treatments in almost 15 years, we need to find new ways of tackling Alzheimer's". (more...)
Boko Haram captives have escaped -- Nigerian army Boko Haram captives have escaped -- Nigerian army
- January 02, 2018

Antigha did not say over what time period the captives escaped or whether or not they are still being sheltered by the military. Boko Haram's eight-year campaign of Islamist violence has killed over 20,000 people and displaced some 2.6 million from their homes, sparking a dire humanitarian crisis in the region. (more...)
Paul Pogba sends clear Man United message to Romelu Lukaku Paul Pogba sends clear Man United message to Romelu Lukaku
- January 02, 2018

While 14 clear of Chelsea, Guardiola's men are 15 clear of Manchester United , 18 clear of Liverpool and 22 ahead of Tottenham, last season's runners-up. But United were a far more unsafe proposition after the restart, creating a string of chances prior to their 56th minute opening goal. He then ghosts past Keane before curling a beauty past Pickford. (more...)
2 dead in anti-government protests in DRC's capital 2 dead in anti-government protests in DRC's capital
- January 02, 2018

United Nations observers documented at least 123 arrests across the country and a number of serious injuries, Marchal added. Elections have been repeatedly delayed since Kabila's constitutionally mandated two-term limit expired in December 2016. (more...)
Tensile Capital Management LLC Raised Its Transocean LTD (RIG) Position
- January 01, 2018

The company has market cap of $826.65 million. About 612,829 shares traded or 409.73% up from the average. Wells Fargo Mn has invested 0% in Transocean Ltd. Advisor Partners LLC purchased a new position in Transocean during the second quarter worth about $112,000. It also reduced Monsanto Co New (NYSE:MON) stake by 49,600 shares and now owns 58,700 shares. (more...)
Delhi choked by massive traffic jam on New Year - See Pics Delhi choked by massive traffic jam on New Year - See Pics
- January 01, 2018

A Traffic Police note advised commuters to avoid the area as no parking space was available. The vehicles in Central Delhi area of India Gate, Mandi House and Tilak Marg have. It advised people to avoid India Gate and take alternate route to their destinations. It's 7 times of what was expected. People have been stuck at the spot for more hours, and the traffic isn't moving. (more...)
Natural disaster: 3.2 quake strikes near Big Bear City Natural disaster: 3.2 quake strikes near Big Bear City
- January 01, 2018

One, measuring magnitude 2.5 happened at 11:21 p.m., and the other, measuring magnitude 2.6, hit at 12:03 a.m. The 4.0 quake, as measured on the Richter Scale, occurred at about 4:45 p.m.as was centered about 68 miles south of Pueblo at a depth of three miles. (more...)
Are Analysts Bearish LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE:LYB) After Last Week?
- January 01, 2018

The company has market cap of $3.64 billion. The stock decreased 0.76% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $110.32. In related news, Director Jagjeet S. (NYSE:LYB). Parkside Bank Tru reported 128 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Meritage Portfolio Management sold 28,465 shares as the company's stock declined 12.71% while stock markets rallied. (more...)
Over 70 CA shops licensed to sell retail pot Over 70 CA shops licensed to sell retail pot
- January 01, 2018

The crowd sipped coffee and munched doughnuts, braving overnight temperatures in the mid-40s (around 6 degrees Celsius). However, the two largest cities in the state - Los Angeles and San Francisco -have not yet started issuing licences to sell cannabis commercially for recreational use. (more...)