Does a healthy heart start with a healthy marriage?

Does a healthy heart start with a healthy marriage?

(Relaxnews) – In a cross-sectional study of affairs of the heart — in both biological and sentimental terms — researchers at the University of Pittsburgh have linked cardiovascular health to marriage. “Growing evidence suggests that the quality and patterns of one’s social relationships may be linked with a variety of health outcomes, including heart disease,” […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Curry spices lower hypertension in rats: Indian research

Curry spices lower hypertension in rats: Indian research

(NEW DELHI-AFP) – Indian medical researchers say they have successfully tested a blend of curry spices that lower blood pressure in lab rats, raising hopes for a natural and affordable drug to treat the chronic disease. S. Thanikachalam, a cardiology expert who headed the research, said his team had tested a mixture of ginger, cardamom, […]

US teen pilot reaches India in around-the-world tour

US teen pilot reaches India in around-the-world tour

(NAGPUR-AFP) – A 19-year-old American attempting to become the youngest person ever to fly around the world solo reached India Thursday, more than a month into his aerial odyssey. Matt Guthmiller, a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), smiled and flashed a thumbs-up after he landed his single-engined Beechcraft A36 Bonanza aircraft in […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations ·
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan together again

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan together again

(Relaxnews) – Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan could team up for “Ithaca,” the actress’s directing debut. This would mark the pair’s fourth time on screen together. Adapted from William Saroyan’s “Human Comedy” (1943), “Ithaca” tells the story of a 14-year-old boy who has to take care of his widowed mother and siblings after his father […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: Books, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Damon/Affleck filmmaker contest ‘Project Greenlight’ makes a comeback

Damon/Affleck filmmaker contest ‘Project Greenlight’ makes a comeback

(Relaxnews) – Ten years after it came to an end, the two Hollywood stars are reviving the HBO show that could reveal the next Steven Spielberg. Launched in 2001 by Alex Keledjian and Eli Holzman and produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, reality show “Greenlight Project” followed the different stages of a young director’s […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
US: Undocumented child migrants will be deported

US: Undocumented child migrants will be deported

WASHINGTON (AFP) – US authorities have stressed that thousands of underage migrants rushing to make it into the United States, most of them from violent regions of Central America, will face deportation. “While some might make asylum requests, I want to make very clear that asylum is very difficult to obtain. Very few people get […]

27.06.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Self-powered cardiac pacemaker could spare seniors additional surgeries

Self-powered cardiac pacemaker could spare seniors additional surgeries

(Relaxnews) – A team of researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has, using advanced nanotechnology, developed a cardiac pacemaker that gives new meaning to the phrase “batteries not included.” According to researchers, the number of patients receiving pacemakers each year is well into the millions and growing, indicating imminent need […]

26.06.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Science & Technology ·
Fruits and vegetables important for health but don’t lead to weight loss: study

Fruits and vegetables important for health but don’t lead to weight loss: study

(Relaxnews) – Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have found that increasing fruit and vegetable intake does not lead to weight loss, despite decades-old popular belief. A team of investigators performed a systematic review and meta-analysis of data of more than 1,200 subjects in seven randomized, controlled trials to explore the weight loss […]

26.06.2014 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Speaker Boehner to sue Obama for ‘abuse of power’

Speaker Boehner to sue Obama for ‘abuse of power’

WASHINGTON (AFP) – Republican House Speaker John Boehner said Wednesday that his chamber planned to “file suit in the coming weeks” against President Barack Obama for abuse of executive power. Obama’s Republican foes have long accused him of exceeding the regulatory boundaries laid out under the US Constitution, following a series of executive actions taken […]

26.06.2014 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Jackson fans from around world recall icon, 5 years on

Jackson fans from around world recall icon, 5 years on

(GLENDALE, United States-AFP) – Michael Jackson fans from around the world laid flowers Wednesday at the mausoleum where the pop icon is interred, grieving but also celebrating on the fifth anniversary of his shock death. Around 100 fans, some dressed as the self-proclaimed King of Pop, gathered at the Forest Lawn cemetery outside Los Angeles, […]

26.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music, Online ·
CBS announces its 2014-2015 primetime schedule

CBS announces its 2014-2015 primetime schedule

(Relaxnews) – CBS has unveiled its 2014-2015 primetime schedule, with slight shake-ups because of the football broadcast it just bought the rights to show. New series “Madam Secretary” makes its debuts on CBS. The political drama, created by Morgan Freeman and Barbara Hall and starring Téa Leoni, will be broadcast starting Sunday, September 21 at […]

26.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden, Online ·
World Cup fan of the day: Say cheese!

World Cup fan of the day: Say cheese!

(Relaxnews) – One of Switzerland’s iconic gastronomic products, cheese, had been fashioned into hats that are cheerfully worn by these Swiss fans. They came to support their team’s Group E match against Honduras, which took place Wednesday at the Manaus Arena da Amazônia. mp/ss

26.06.2014 · Filled under: Offbeat, Sports & Recreation ·
Samsung, LG launch smartwatches with new Google software

Samsung, LG launch smartwatches with new Google software

(SEOUL-AFP) – South Korea’s Samsung and LG on Thursday launched rival smartwatches powered by Google’s new software as they jostle to lead an increasingly competitive market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry’s next growth booster. Samsung’s “Gear Live” and LG’s “G Watch” — both powered by Android Wear — are the first devices […]

26.06.2014 · Filled under: Apps, Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
The best tall buildings in the world for 2014 unveiled

The best tall buildings in the world for 2014 unveiled

(Relaxnews) – Four stunning skyscrapers have been named the best tall buildings in the world for 2014 by the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH). The winning buildings are from the USA, Australia, the Netherlands and the United Arab Emirates, and one of the four will be named overall winner for the “Best […]

25.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Home & Garden ·
Aquino: Japanese car companies eye manufacturing plants in PHL

Aquino: Japanese car companies eye manufacturing plants in PHL

MANILA, June 25 (Mabuhay) – President Aquino had good news upon his return from a working visit to Japan. Among them interest from Japanese car companies to put up manufacturing plants in the Philippines. The President says Japan will also conduct a feasibility study on a possible subway system in Metro Manila “Sa patuloy nga […]

25.06.2014 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Asian Pacific community fund to strengthen the API nonprofit sector with over $160,000 in grant awards

Asian Pacific community fund to strengthen the API nonprofit sector with over $160,000 in grant awards

LOS ANGELES – On Thursday, June 19, 2014, the Asian Pacific Community Fund (APCF) will hold its 8th Annual Giving for All Seasons Fundraising Gala. The gala will be held at Fifth Floor, Los Angeles Music Center, 135 North Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. The event will begin at 6:00pm with a hors d’oeuvres […]

25.06.2014 · Filled under: Local News ·
‘Star Wars’ rumor recap: Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise, villain contenders

‘Star Wars’ rumor recap: Harrison Ford, Tom Cruise, villain contenders

(Relaxnews) – In a film galaxy far, far away, not a day goes by without new rumors coming out about one of the most anticipated upcoming films. Harrison Ford may be out of filming for 8 weeks after injury A production meeting has taken place to discuss the absence of the Han Solo actor. A […]

25.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Trailer: Brad Pitt steers ‘Fury’ tank crew

Trailer: Brad Pitt steers ‘Fury’ tank crew

(Relaxnews) – Logan Lerman (“Percy Jackson”) is the rookie tank driver sent deep behind enemy lines with Brad Pitt’s tank crew on one final mission in order to finish the fight. David Ayer of “End of Watch” and “Sabotage” directs, with the rest of the tank’s veteran crew rounded out by Michael Peña, Shia LaBeouf […]

25.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online, Videos ·
McLaren launches special ‘bespoke’ edition of its 650S coupé and Spider

McLaren launches special ‘bespoke’ edition of its 650S coupé and Spider

(Relaxnews) – If you like the look of the standard McLaren 650S but feel that it’s not quite distinctive or exclusive enough, then there’s good news. Thanks to the overwhelming response it received when it showed off a Special Operations concept version of the supercar in China, McLaren is putting it into very limited production. […]

25.06.2014 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring, Science & Technology ·
Christian Lacroix releases first line of smartphone accessories

Christian Lacroix releases first line of smartphone accessories

(Relaxnews) – French brand Christian Lacroix has introduced its first line of smartphone and tablet cases, which will be available in the fall, starting from €24.90 ($33.85). The line consists notably of a series of Butterfly Parade cases whose design conjures up Sevilian women walking through the Alcazar Gardens surrounded by colorful butterflies. It also […]

25.06.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·