Health

Loneliness as bad for Americans as obesity

Loneliness as bad for Americans as obesity

According to a study in the United Kingdom, 59 per cent of adults aged over 52 who report poor health say they feel lonely some of the time or often, compared to 21 per cent who say they are in excellent health. One involved 148 studies, representing more than 300,000 participants across the USA, and the second involved 70 studies representing more than 3.4 million individuals primarily from North America but also from Europe, Asia, and Australia.


Former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton passes away

Former Phillies catcher Darren Daulton passes away

Daulton is survived by his wife Amanda and four children; Zachary, 27; Summer 17; Savannah, 16 and Darren Jr., 15. Despite his documented eccentric tendencies off the field, Darren Daulton was mainly remembered following his death as a great team leader, and as a three-time All-Star who stood out on defense, but could also produce on offense, as evidenced by his two consecutive seasons (1992 and 1993) with more than 100 RBIs.



NCP not yet decided on its support on Gujarat RS Polls

While Congress had 57 MLAs in the Assembly, its strength came down following the resignation of six legislators in the past week. Patel, 67, had filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha elections on July 26th. " Rahul Gandhi's leadership style is working wonders for his party". Their (Congress) MLAs are not under their control. While NCP , with two MLAs in the house had announced that they still not chose to vote Congress candidate in Rajya Sabha elections.


Vic teen's legs eaten by tiny sea animals

Vic teen's legs eaten by tiny sea animals

Stumped by what had attacked his son, Sam's dad went back to the beach the following night with a net full of meat and captured the creatures he said were responsible. "As soon as we wiped them [his legs] down, they kept bleeding", he said. 'There was a massive pool of blood on the floor (at the hospital). "[There were] hundreds of little pin-sized bites distributed all over my ankle and the top of my foot".