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Obesity takes second place after smoking in topmost reasons of premature death

Obesity takes second place after smoking in topmost reasons of premature death

Doctor’s warning about being overweight is not at all healthy has become strengthened as a new study has found that overweight people die one year earlier than expected and moderately obese people die up to three years earlier.

Early bedtime for preschoolers may help them avoid extra weight gain during teenage

Early bedtime for preschoolers may help them avoid extra weight gain during teenage

Bedtime also affects the level of obesity one could have later in life, unveils an interesting study. As per it, if preschoolers are put to sleep early then they have less chance of getting obese when they reach in their teenage.

Gonorrhea in earliest stage of developing resistance to antibiotics: CDC

Gonorrhea in earliest stage of developing resistance to antibiotics: CDC

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has raised concerns by unveiling that soon Gonorrhea could become untreatable. The sexually transmitted disease is treated through a combination of two drugs, but the CDC warned that one of the drugs may not act that strong on the STD.

33 People in Brooklyn Collapse over Alleged K2 Overdose

33 People in Brooklyn Collapse over Alleged K2 Overdose

Det. Ahmed Nasser of the New York City Police Office of the Deputy Commissioner revealed that a sidewalk in Brooklyn witnessed the collapse of 33 people, possibly due to the overdose of a kind of synthetic marijuana, known as K2. The collapses occurred within a time span of 11 hours on July 12, 2016.

USFWS wants to use drones to vaccinate prairie dogs so ferrets have ample food to survive

USFWS wants to use drones to vaccinate prairie dogs so ferrets have ample food to survive

The Sylvatic plague, a bacterial disease spread by fleas, has been threatening to clear out prairie dogs, the main prey of the black-footed ferret, also an endangered species. The United States Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is looking forward to use drones for the vaccination of thousands of prairie dogs so that ferrets get enough food to stay alive.

Gene related to Alzheimer's may start showing effects in early childhood

Gene related to Alzheimer's may start showing effects in early childhood

A new study claimed that a gene associated with Alzheimer's disease may start showing its influence on a person’s memory in early childhood. A gene, called APOE, is known to have link with risk of developing Alzheimer's disease. Those who carry a variant of the gene have higher than average risk of developing the condition.

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