News Reality

NHC says Nicole strengthens to hurricane off Bermuda

by www.reuters.com
(Reuters) - Nicole, located about 355 miles (575 kilometers) off Bermuda, has regained its hurricane properties and is expected to strengthen further in the next day or two, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Tuesday.
Read Full Article On www.reuters.com
Latest
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Anthem Inc is looking at each state to determine what its participation in the Obamacare individual market will be next year given the political and regulatory uncertainty, Chief
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark found not killing the bacteria may prevent it developing resistance, as this only occurs when its growth strategies are threatened.
If the Canadian research proves true in further scientific trials, it could lead to the herb being used in similar vain to methadone for heroin addicts.
Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland found too little, or excessive, sleep raises our dementia risk by 1.5 times as it reduces the volume of the brain region associated with memory.
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi's government-owned power utility has closed a 3.2 billion dirham ($872 million) financing package for what will be the world's largest solar power plant, the utility's
Hannah Brown, 26, from Bedfordshire has battled anorexia twice and recognised the signs of a relapse when she started becoming fixated on diet and exercise, but was denied immediate help.
Ultrasound scans showed the hearts of steroid users were weaker, a team of US researchers found. The drug causes artery-clogging, higher blood pressure and raised cholesterol.
The fiscal 2018 budget unveiled by the Donald Trump White House throws up roadblocks to value-based care and population health models.
GENEVA (Reuters) - The new head of the World Health Organization (WHO) voiced hope on Wednesday that bipartisan support would prevail in the U.S. Congress to fund global health initiatives, despite de
There is a well known phenomenon called the 'bystander effect', where everyone does nothing because they assume someone else will, says Joe Mulligan, of the British Red Cross. (stock)
Hannah Brown, 26, from Bedfordshire has battled anorexia twice and recognised the signs of a relapse when she started becoming fixated on diet and exercise, but was denied immediate help.
EXCLUSIVE: The celebrity chef has teamed up with Diabetes UK on a healthy eating campaign. She shares tasty Thai†cod cakes, pan-seared scallops and frozen yoghurt cake†recipes.
Huge public companies still prospered this year despite market uncertainty and slowing global economies. Meet the 2017 Forbes Global 2000, the biggest public companies in the world.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany is hoping that a G7 summit in Italy this week can play a role in convincing the United States to remain in the Paris climate agreement, a senior German official said on Wedn
Regular, brisk walks improved thinking skills in older people with a common form of age-related memory loss.
While research has shown that consumption of primarily dark chocolate may have far reaching benefits for our heart health, new research now points to a secondary benefit for reducing the risk of devel
Sleep expert Dr Amy Reynolds opens up about how much sleep we need. Newborns and young children need the most at 11-17 hours a day and older women only need 7-8 hours a night.
Professor June Andrews, who used to head the dementia studies at Stirling University, Scotland, is in favour of trackers and thinks they could potentially save lives.
Four things that health care experts will be looking for in todayís health care analysis, and what they think it will say.
SPONSORED. Make sure your hands are clean and avoid touching the bottle tip to keep it free from germs and prevent unwanted infection, says Suresh Bagga from LloydsPharmacy.
Congressional Republicans are about to learn more about whether their drive to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law has been worth the political pain they've been experiencing
LONDON (Reuters) - Participants in Europe's carbon market, including utilities, trading houses and banks expect EU carbon prices to be lower than predicted in the next decade, making it less attractiv
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to convince his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Thursday to stick to a global deal to combat climate change ahead of a Group of Seven lead
Four of eight monkeys that were given the injection were completely protected from the deadly blood disease, researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases found.
The UK's terror threat level has been raised to 'critical', meaning attacks may be imminent. The NSPCC recommends we let children open up about recent events and provide reassurance.
PARIS (Reuters) - French oil and gas company Total and other energy majors should abandon plans to drill close to the mouth of Brazil's Amazon because of potential risks to the ecosystem of the area,
Four of eight monkeys that were given the injection were completely protected from the deadly blood disease, researchers from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases found.
Just one in 500 people will be taken to hospital on the back of dodgy side-effects of taking the hallucinogenic, the Global Drug Survey of more than 120,000 participants suggests.
The study by Public Health Ontario in Canada found children Ďencouragedí to go to bed were 71 per cent less likely to get enough sleep but those who were 'told' got enough sleep.
Dietitian Susie Burrell has shared her reasons why our workplaces are unhealthy. She claims sedentary desk jobs coupled with carb-rich diets are contributing†to weight gain.
Sleep expert Dr Amy Reynolds opens up about how much sleep we need. Newborns and young children need the most at 11-17 hours a day and older women only need 7-8 hours a night.
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a two-year extension to a moratorium on issuing new licenses to use land designated as primary forest and peatland, the environment an
Goats attend these yoga classes alongside people.

Recent News

Wipro tightens appraisal policy; now a single poor rating can lead to job loss

Company alters appraisal to facilitate separation after a poor rating in a single year.
Read Full Article

Is Moody#39;s China downgrade indicating a bigger crisis in commodities?

While the rating revision has its own implications albeit marginally on currency and interest rates at which the China can raise funds, what demands attention is the rationale for the downgrade and
Read Full Article

Indian rupee closes 0.2% higher against dollar on strong FPI inflows

The rise was primarily on the back of some custodian banks selling the dollar in exchange for the rupee, likely for their foreign portfolio investor clientele.
Read Full Article

Coming of age: How Flipkart is maximising its marketing impact by spending less

The e-commerce company has evolved a new corporate strategy by cutting its marketing budgets by a third but increasing its conversions and reach
Read Full Article

Congressional analysis of GOP health care bill set to be released

The AHCA passed the House in early May.
Read Full Article

Some snakes coordinate hunts, new research shows

Scientists have observed snakes hunting in groups for the first time. Researchers found Cuban boas coordinate bat hunts.
Read Full Article

News roundup - Wednesday, 24 May, until 3 PM

Below is a roundup of major events on Wednesday, 24 May, until 3 PM local time:
Read Full Article

Labour minister says only changes can preserve welfare state

Addressing a conference on challenges to the Slovenian welfare state in Ljubljana on Wednesday, Labour Minister Anja Kopa? Mrak said that the welfare state could not be preserved without changes to th
Read Full Article

Judge gives RBS a week to end investor suit or face trial

LONDON (Reuters) - A judge has given Royal Bank of Scotland and thousands of investors until June 1 to agree a deal that would avert a trial over the bank's 12 billion pound cash call in 2008.
Read Full Article

Popular Finance

 

2017 Global 2000: The World's Largest Insurers

Chinaís Ping An Insurance Group bests Allianz and AXA on Forbesí list of global powerhouse insurers.
Read Full Article
 

Workers In These Jobs Get The Most Sleep

A new study ranks the best and worst professions for getting enough shut eye.
Read Full Article

3YearsofModi: Suresh Prabhu talks about the future of Indian Railways

To make the railways financially viable, the government is not only looking at disinvestment of five CPSEs but is also trying to monetize railways#39; soft assets. They are also looking at reducing
Read Full Article

PM Narendra Modi‚??s 3 years in office: A look back at his landmark initiatives

To mark the occasion, PM Modi is expected to make a speech to the nation and launch a series of vital projects from Assam, signalling the importance he attaches to a remote region that is hemmed in
Read Full Article

How #TrumpBudget cuts school funding, a new LAUSD board president, Cal State budget shortfall: What's new in education

Read Full Article

Encore cartoon: NASA climate science set adrift

Iím on a brief vacation in Americaís wide-open spaces, so I offer this updated version of a drawing done a few years ago when NASAís space shuttle program ended. At the time, the American space ag
Read Full Article

Today: Britain Goes on High Alert

Britain is mobilizing troops to help protect key locations from another potential terror attack. I'm Davan Maharaj, editor-in-chief of the Los Angeles Times. Here are some story lines I don't want
Read Full Article

Drones arenít toys ó and shouldnít be treated like them

What is a drone? Is it just a new version of the model aircraft that decades of schoolchildren have flown in their backyards and parks with little harm to people or property? Or is it a far more d
Read Full Article

Extremists in southern Philippines lay siege to southern city, abducting churchgoers

Muslim extremists abducted a Catholic priest and more than a dozen churchgoers while laying siege to a southern Philippine city overnight, burning buildings, ambushing soldiers and hoisting flags
Read Full Article