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Study reveals reduced risk of dementia for physically fit women

Study reveals reduced risk of dementia for physically fit women

The women were asked to ride a bicycle until they were exhausted to measure their peak cardiovascular capacity. A link between dementia onset and cardiovascular fitness was found in a study that followed 191 women for 44 years, said a study published Wednesday in the medical journal Neurology .


Frustration as 'shambles' 26-30 railcard website crashes

Frustration as 'shambles' 26-30 railcard website crashes

There is now a limited number of cards available while the scheme is trialled to assess the impact on revenue and passenger numbers, however, it is expected it will eventually be rolled out across the UK. The new railcard can be bought on the 26-30 railcard website . Tom Drury, from London , wrote: 'The launch of the new railcard is a shambles'. They have been tested in the Greater Anglia area since December 2017, where there were an additional 10,000 cards available, all of which have ...


Healthcare in USA costs 2x as much as other rich nations

Healthcare in USA costs 2x as much as other rich nations

For the study, Dr Jha and her colleagues examined worldwide data collected between 2013 and 2016 to compare the U.S. with 10 other high-income countries, including Canada, Germany, Australia, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, The UK, Switzerland and the Netherlands on key metrics that contribute to healthcare costs.


IndiGo, GoAir cancel over 120 flights in 48 hours, airfares skyrocket

IndiGo, GoAir cancel over 120 flights in 48 hours, airfares skyrocket

On Tuesday, the two carriers-IndiGo and GoAir cancelled at least 65 flights, with IndiGo scrapping at least 47. The latest DGCA directive on Monday, which proactively grounded aircrafts with even a single engine from the affected serial numbers, came hours after the third reported mid-air engine failure in two weeks.


Plateau state slams curfew on Bassa LGA

Plateau state slams curfew on Bassa LGA

The army, however, said while conducting a search, 23 dead bodies were discovered at Mararaba Dare, while some weapons were recovered. Suspected herdsmen have killed 25 persons in another attack in Plateau State. Earlier, the president of the Miango Youths Development Association, Lawrence Zongo , told newsmen that "there was a fresh attack this ( Wednesday ) around 6.30am on Dung Kasa, Rafiki and Dutse communities".


Newark airport travelers: You may have been exposed to measles

Newark airport travelers: You may have been exposed to measles

The New Jersey Department of Health says the boy arrived in Terminal B at Newark Liberty International Airport from Brussels and departed for Memphis from Terminal C. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed it's the first case in the state this year. If you develop symptoms of measles, the Department of Health recommends that you call a health care provider before going to a medical office or emergency department.