Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Three-decade study confirms saturated fats are bad for health

Saturated fats in butter, lard and red meat raise the risk of early death, but replacing these with fats like olive oil can offer substantial health benefits, a three-decade study confirmed on Tuesday. The research involving more than 120,000 people was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Internal Medicine. “There has […]

07.07.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
UNICEF warns of growing abuse risk for refugee, migrant children arriving in Europe

UNICEF warns of growing abuse risk for refugee, migrant children arriving in Europe

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Yoka Brandt and Novak Djokovic, the number one ranked tennis player in the world, hold a signed agreement announcing Novak Djokovic as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador at UNICEF House. On 26 August 2015, UNICEF announced Novak Djokovic’s appointment as a Goodwill Ambassador. Djokovic, the number one ranked tennis player in the […]

20.06.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, World News ·
Medical error third leading cause of death in US: study

Medical error third leading cause of death in US: study

Medical error is the third largest cause of death in the United States, according to an analysis published Wednesday in the medical journal BMJ. In 2013, at least 250,000 people died not from the illnesses or injuries that prompted them to seek hospital care but from preventable mistakes, according to the study. That number exceeds […]

05.05.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Prince had opioid meds with him when died: reports

Prince had opioid meds with him when died: reports

Prince had prescription opioid medication on him and in his home when he died last week, US media reported, although autopsy results have yet to indicate why the pop icon died. CNN reported late Wednesday that the pills were found both on Prince’s person and at his Paisley Park compound, citing a law enforcement official. […]

28.04.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
DOH: 1 dead, 384 injured from firecrackers, stray bullets

DOH: 1 dead, 384 injured from firecrackers, stray bullets

MANILA (Mabuhay) — Despite at least one death reported due to firecracker injuries, officials of the Department of Health (DOH) on Friday noted a “general reduction” in the number of victims due to fireworks and stray bullets amid the New Year revelry. The casualty, who was not named during the DOH briefing, was a drunk […]

04.01.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·

690 million children at risk from climate change: UNICEF

United Nations, United States | AFP |  – Nearly 690 million of the world’s 2.3 billion children live in areas most exposed to climate change, facing higher rates of death, poverty and disease from global warming, the UN children’s agency said Tuesday. Almost 530 million children live in countries hardest-hit by high floods and tropical storms, mostly in Asia. […]

28.11.2015 · Filled under: World News ·
Singapore in mourning as first PM Lee Kuan Yew dies

Singapore in mourning as first PM Lee Kuan Yew dies

by Martin ABBUGAO Singapore, Singapore, AFP, Monday 3/23/2015 – Singapore was plunged into mourning and world leaders united in tribute Monday after the death of Lee Kuan Yew, the iron-fisted politician who transformed a colonial backwater into a world financial center. His son, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, issued a statement before dawn announcing the […]

23.03.2015 · Filled under: Asian News ·
Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions

Can you drink too much milk? Study raises questions

(PARIS-AFP) – Drink lots of milk to strengthen your bones and boost your health, doctors say. But a study in The BMJ medical journal Wednesday said Swedes with a high intake of cow’s milk died younger — and women suffered more fractures. The findings may warrant questions about recommendations for milk consumption, although further research […]

30.10.2014 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Whitney Houston live album due in November

Whitney Houston live album due in November

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Nearly three years after her death, an album and DVD of live performances by Whitney Houston is to be released in November, her long-time producer announced Tuesday. “She was without question the greatest vocalist in the world,” Clive Davis told NBC television announcing the November 10 release of “Whitney Houston Live: Her […]

17.09.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
British comedian and actor Rik Mayall dead at 56

British comedian and actor Rik Mayall dead at 56

(LONDON-AFP) – British actor and Rik Mayall, who found fame in the cult series “The Young Ones”, died on Monday aged 56, his management company said. The star, whose portrayal of the puerile anarchist Rick in BBC’s “The Young Ones” endeared him to a generation of viewers in the 1980s, became one of Britain’s best-known […]

09.06.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars ·
Thriller from beyond grave: new Jackson songs wow critics

Thriller from beyond grave: new Jackson songs wow critics

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Self-styled King of Pop Michael Jackson returns from the grave again this week with a second posthumous album of songs recorded before his death in 2009. “Xscape” goes on sale in the United States Tuesday, after being released in various European countries at the weekend and on Monday. Critics have already hailed […]

13.05.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott found dead in New York

Jagger’s girlfriend L’Wren Scott found dead in New York

(NEW YORK-AFP) – L’Wren Scott, American fashion designer to the stars and long-time girlfriend of Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger, was found dead at her New York apartment on Monday. Jagger, 70, was “completely shocked and devastated” by the death of the 49-year-old Scott, a spokesman for the rocker said. According to US media, the […]

18.03.2014 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, International Stars ·
Ghost applicant can still be sponsored

Ghost applicant can still be sponsored

by Attorney Henry Moyal Q. My name is Corazon. I applied to obtain a visa to visit Canada three times and I was refused each time. I then met someone who was able to obtain a fake passport in someone else’s name (Sharon) but with a real Canadian visa in it. I entered Canada as […]

28.02.2014 · Filled under: Legal Matters ·
US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

US actor Philip Seymour Hoffman found dead in New York

(New York-AFP) – Oscar-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his New York apartment Sunday, a law enforcement official said. He was 46. Media reports suggested a drug overdose could be to blame, but the official, who declined to be named, told AFP the cause of death was under investigation. Police responded to […]

02.02.2014 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·
‘Fast and Furious 7’ release announced for spring 2015

‘Fast and Furious 7’ release announced for spring 2015

(Relaxnews) – Initially slated to premiere in July 2014, the film was put on hold following the sudden death of one of its stars, Paul Walker, in late November. Now, Vin Diesel himself has announced the new release date for “Fast and Furious 7” on his Facebook page (www.facebook.com/VinDiesel). The star indicated a US release […]

23.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Online ·
Paul Walker’s death: ‘Fast & Furious 7’ postponed, not canceled

Paul Walker’s death: ‘Fast & Furious 7’ postponed, not canceled

(Relaxnews) – Universal is likely to delay the next feature in the racing movie franchise, initially expected to arrive in theaters in July 2014, following the death of one of its stars, Paul Walker. Walker died in a car accident over the weekend. The 40-year-old actor, who played Brian O’Connor in the “Fast & Furious” […]

02.12.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
US carrier arrives with aid mass burial begins

US carrier arrives with aid mass burial begins

By Cecil Morella TACLOBAN, November 14, 2013 (AFP) – A huge US aircraft carrier arrived off the coast of the typhoon-hit Philippines Thursday, offering hope of a dramatic uptick in aid to destitute survivors as officials buried scores of rotting corpses. The USS George Washington, with 5,000 sailors aboard, headed an eight-strong flotilla of US […]

15.11.2013 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

Expect increasingly violent cyclones, weather experts warn

By Jean-Louis Pany PARIS (AFP) – Meteorologists have yet to formally link global warming to typhoons like the one that devastated the Philippines, but they expect increasingly extreme weather phenomena due to a rise in ocean temperatures. The trail of death and destruction left in the wake of Super Typhoon Haiyan was at the forefront […]

13.11.2013 · Filled under: Environment, Science & Technology, World News ·
Janis Joplin gets posthumous Hollywood star

Janis Joplin gets posthumous Hollywood star

(LOS ANGELES-AFP) – Singing legend Janis Joplin was honored Monday with a star on Hollywood’s storied Walk of Fame more than four decades after her death from a drug overdose. The raspy-voiced singing star was immortalized on the famous Hollywood walk at a ceremony attended by her brother Michael and sister Laura, while country music […]

05.11.2013 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, International Stars, Music ·
US fashion photographer Bert Stern dead at 83

US fashion photographer Bert Stern dead at 83

(NEW YORK-AFP) – US fashion photographer Bert Stern, famous for his photos of Marilyn Monroe taken six weeks before her death, has died in New York, his partner told AFP on Thursday. He was 83. “Bert Stern passed yesterday, Wednesday,” Shannah Laumeister said in a brief email. During a career of more than 50 years, […]

28.06.2013 · Filled under: Art, Beauty & Style, Books, Hollywood Stars, U.S. News ·
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