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Making sure you get the right type of calorie
Meet the latest dietary idea being used in the battle against the bulge – the “quality” calorie.
Judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas causes harm, researchers say
(Reuters Health) – The judicial bypass process for abortion in Texas could be used as a form of punishment, allowing officials to humiliate young women for their personal decisions, a small study suggests.
Shropshire hospitals baby deaths review cases rise to over 100
Baby and mother deaths, as well as birth injuries, are being reviewed at hospitals in Shropshire.
Baby-boomers expect kids to care for them when they’re sick
(Reuters Health) – Three in four baby-boomers with children expect one of their kids to help care for them when their health fails in old age and they don’t have a spouse who can do this, a UK study suggests.
Low-carb diet better when it includes more vegetables, nuts
(Reuters Health) – People who cut back on carbohydrates may end up increasing their risk of premature death if they load their plates with meat and cheese instead of vegetables and nuts, a U.S. study suggests.
One in three gun-owning U.S. veterans don’t store weapons safely
(Reuters Health) – A substantial percentage of U.S. military vets store guns loaded and ready to use, according to an American study that could have implications for suicide prevention.
Zimbabwe seeks $35 million to fight cholera outbreak
Zimbabwe is appealing to individual citizens and local companies for $35 million to help fight a cholera outbreak that has killed 31 and infected more than 5,000, the finance minister said.
UK rejects adult Novartis CAR-T therapy, after ‘yes’ in kids
Health authorities in England have rejected a pricey CAR-T cell therapy from Novartis for adults with blood cancer, two weeks after endorsing its use in children and young people.
Bayer’s Monsanto asks U.S. court to toss $289 million glyphosate verdict
Bayer AG unit Monsanto on Tuesday asked a California judge to throw out a $289 million jury verdict awarded to a man who alleged the company’s glyphosate-based weed-killers, including Roundup, gave him cancer.