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'Healthy' obese people still at higher risk of CVD events

'Healthy' obese people still at higher risk of CVD events

However, the latest research, which tracked obese but "metabolically healthy" people, found that they continued to be at higher risk of developing diabetes and heart-related diseases later in life. The report contradicts a 2012 study conducted by the University of SC, which concluded it was possible to be obese yet metabolically healthy. There is no such thing as being fat and fit, experts warned yesterday.


Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Israel releases record of Trump-Netanyahu meeting

Israel has held West Jerusalem since the 1948 Arab-Israeli War, but the United Nations unanimously opposed its annexation of East Jerusalem during the 1967 Third Arab-Israeli War and its control of that portion of the city is almost universally regarded as illegal by the worldwide community.


McAuliffe aims to regulate power plant emissions

McAuliffe aims to regulate power plant emissions

McAuliffe said at a news conference in Alexandria he would prefer a coordinated effort to limit carbon emissions like the Clean Power Plan, a centerpiece of former President Barack Obama's efforts to curb climate change. It is possible to reduce the carbon intensity of the electric generating fleet while allowing total carbon emissions to increase, albeit it at a much slower rate, as the economy grows.


Tanzania: Hypertension Kills, Know Your Blood Pressure Readings Today

Tanzania: Hypertension Kills, Know Your Blood Pressure Readings Today

The IMA study revealed that 21per cent of the doctors surveyed had masked hypertension or isolated ambulatory hypertension. One in 3 South Africans, 15 years and older have hypertension, with the highest rate of high blood pressure reported among people aged 50 and over for any country in the world.


Cyber Security Experts Urge People To Update Anti-Virus Software

Cyber Security Experts Urge People To Update Anti-Virus Software

That's why it's called ransomware . A hacking group called Shadow Brokers released the malware in April, claiming to have discovered the flaw from the NSA , Kaspersky said . The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center told the Associated Press that 2,000 computers in Japan were reported affected so far.



Trump transition handling of classified information raised concern

On Tuesday, McMaster, in a White House briefing, cast some of Trump's revelations as information that was available from publicly available "open-source reporting" and added that the president did not know the precise source of the intelligence he had shared.