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Pregnant women exposure to pollution linked to risk of asthma

UAE News - 12 hours 27 min ago

A new research study has shown that exposure to air pollution during pregnancy might be linked to the risks of asthma for the babies.

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UK public dissatisfaction rises with health service

UAE News - 12 hours 29 min ago

According to a new survey, the public dissatisfaction for the UK's National Health Service is rising across the country.

The British Social Attitudes survey showed that the overall NHS satisfaction fell to 60 per cent during 2015 compared to 65 per cent in 2014. The dissatisfaction with the NHS rose by 8 per cent to 23 per cent during the same period, which is its highest rise since 1986.

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Marijuana getting more potent than it used to be

Health News - 12 hours 50 min ago

London, Feb 10 : Smoking pot isn't the same today as it was 20 years ago, according to a new study that suggests marijuana potency is on the rise.

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FAA Urged Airlines to “Reevaluate” Risks of Shipping Bulk Lithium ion Batteries

UAE News - 12 hours 53 min ago

In the wake of new warnings, Federal Aviation Administration urged commercial airlines to "reevaluate" risk of shipping lithium ion batteries through cargo shipments in by air.

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Stan Kroenke Buys Iconic Waggoner Ranch, the Biggest Ranch in the US

UAE News - 13 hours 1 min ago

On Tuesday, representatives of rancher Stan Kroenke, said an approval for purchasing the iconic W.T. Waggoner Ranch in north Texas was given by a judge for an unrevealed sum. Forbes lists Kroenke's net worth as $7.3 billion.

The iconic property is considered to be the biggest ranch in the U.S within a fence. For about a year and a half it was in the market for asking price of $725 million.

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SolarCity Misses Target for the Second Consecutive Quarter; Shares Dip Thirty Percent

UAE News - 13 hours 6 min ago

On Tuesday, SolarCity Corp said it installed lesser number of rooftop solar systems in the Q4 for the second consecutive quarter, than expected. The company's shared dipped thirty percent as it warned that its growth will slow down in 2016.

The leading rooftop solar company in the United States deployed 272 megawatts of solar panels which did not match its forecast of 280 to 300 MW in the fourth quarter. SolarCity attributes some of the deficit to Nevada's December decision to roll back its favorable solar policy.

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Hugh Jackman recommends sunscreen, check-ups to fight skin cancer

UAE News - 18 hours 10 min ago

Popular Australian, Hugh Jackman has urged people to wear sunscreen and have regular check-ups in order to fight skin cancer.

The actor has again undergone treatment for skin cancer this week. The 47 year old actor first had a basal cell carcinoma removed in 2013 as his wife had told him to get a mark on his nose checked by doctors. He has been treated several times since then. Experts said that basal cell carcinoma is the most common form of skin cancer and often develops on parts of the body that receives high sun exposure such as the face, neck and shoulders.

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Study shows public dissatisfaction rising with NHS

UAE News - 18 hours 17 min ago

According to a new survey, the public dissatisfaction for the UK's health service is rising across the country.

The British Social Attitudes survey showed that the overall NHS satisfaction fell to 60 per cent during 2015 compared to 65 per cent in 2014. The dissatisfaction with the NHS rose by 8 per cent to 23 per cent during the same period, which is its highest rise since 1986.

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Marching to different drummer `bad` for group success

Health News - 18 hours 18 min ago

Washington D. C, Feb 10 : To be a successful group, coordination is important and for that, you need to find companions, who march to the beat of your own drum, according to a new study.

The McGill University finding has the potential to help us predict for each person how successful they will be in a group task, depending on how similar their partners are to them in their internal rhythms.

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Eat barley to beat diabetes risk

Health News - 18 hours 36 min ago

Washington D. C, Feb 10 : Barley has come to our rescue as a recent study reveals that it can rapidly improve people's health by reducing blood sugar levels and risk for diabetes.

The Lund University study found that the secret lies in the special mixture of dietary fibres found in barley, which can also help reduce people's appetite and risk for cardiovascular disease.

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