Tag Archives: People

High bad cholesterol increases risk of death even for healthy people

People who are young and healthy may still be vulnerable to the risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease if they have higher levels of bad cholesterol, according to a new research. Bad cholesterol, or LDL, contributes to clogged arteries which increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The findings showed that compared with participants who had LDL readings of under 100 mg/dL, ... Read More »

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer’s never develop classic dementia that others do. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. People suffering from Alzheimer’s develop a buildup of two proteins that impair communications between nerve cells in the brain – plaques made of amyloid beta proteins and neurofibrillary tangles made ... Read More »

10 Hollywood movies on black people

A still of ‘Black Panther’. New Delhi: Marvel’s superhero film Black Panther, which is currently storming the global box office, is noteworthy for its all-black star cast and emphasis on Afrofuturism, a philosophy that studies the intersection of Afro-American culture with technology. Here are 10 other Hollywood films focused on black people. The Color Purple (1985): The Steven Spielberg film depicts the issues ... Read More »

5 healthy living tips for people who have diabetes

Just because a lot of folks abandon their New Year’s resolutions doesn’t mean you can’t get on track and make 2018 your healthiest year yet. We caught up with two people who have successfully managed diabetes for years – Grammy award-winning R&B star Patti LaBelle and David Marrero, PhD, director of the Diabetes Translational Research Centre at Indiana University School of Medicine – and asked them for ... Read More »

Experts are urging people to be alert to the symptoms of norovirus

It’s the winter sickness bug everybody dreads, but reports suggest that cases of norovirus could be on the rise again this season. Such concerns have lead Wales’ largest health board, Betsi Cadwaladr, to urge people to be alert for symptoms of the stomach bug – which is highly contagious. This comes after a 2016 outbreak of norovirus caused nine hospital wards to close in ... Read More »

Olympic legacy: Did £1bn after 2012 get any more people doing sport?

Mo Farah wins gold in Men’s 5000m, London 2012 Five years ago this month, the London Olympic Games – seen as a great success for Britain – came to a close. At the time, the country was promised that the end of the Games would not mean the end of the success story, that there would be a lasting legacy ... Read More »

Spotlight: This Small Business Teaches Coding Skills to Young People

Coding is a valuable skill. So those who learn young can find themselves with lots of opportunities throughout life. That’s exactly what The Coder School hopes to accomplish. Read more about the business and the story behind it in this week’s Small Business Spotlight. What the Business Does Teaches coding to kids. Founder Hansel Lynn told Small Business Trends, “We teach kids ... Read More »

Google+: The Very Few People Still Using It Really Love It, Says ACSI

  HIGHLIGHTS Google+ topped the American Consumer Satisfaction Index’s 2017 list It was a largely failed attempt by Google to challenge Facebook, Twitter Google+ has an estimated 111 million users Google+ has topped the American Consumer Satisfaction Index’s 2017 list evaluating how users feel about Internet social media companies. Yes, Google+. We’ll let that sink in for another moment. The results ... Read More »

Twitter Now Filters Direct Messages From People You Don’t Follow

HIGHLIGHTS Twitter has added new feature that’ll filter DMs from unfollowed accounts Those Direct Messages will be contained in ‘Requests’ It’s available on Twitter for Android and iOS Twitter has added a new feature to Direct Messages (DMs) that will now filter DMs from people not followed by users. DMs from people you do not follow will be contained in ... Read More »

7 Ideal Jobs For People Who Love To Travel

Shutterstock One of the first questions I ask new clients is, “What do you want to do?” The question is often met with a blank stare, or responses like, “Well, when I was younger, I wanted to be a [fill in the blank], but…” Or, “I’m really good at [fill in the blank], but I’d never make enough money doing ... Read More »