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Common blood pressure drug may prevent type 1 diabetes

Researchers from Colorado and Florida have found that a drug commonly used to control blood pressure could have another use: preventing and treating …

Diabetes

Trump attacks everyone but Russia

The president continues his barrage of tweets after the Mueller indictments.<p>President Donald Trump railed against the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election Saturday night into Sunday, sending off a stream of tweets attacking the FBI, CNN, the Democratic Party, his own …

Donald Trump

3 Growth Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 50 Years

Looking for a few companies that you can safely own for the ultra-long term? Start with these three.<p>We Fools like to take the long-term view. That's …

Investing

Dexcom App Updates: Alert Schedules + Silencing Options

<i>Update your Dexcom G5 Mobile App on iOS or Android to version 1.7.5. Here’s what’s new.</i><p>From Dexcom: “These updates are a result of requests from our …

Apps

7.5 magnitude quake sways buildings in Mexico City: USGS

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A prolonged 7.2 magnitude quake that rocked Mexico on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses without power in the capital and south but the only reported deaths came when a military helicopter crashed after surveying the aftermath.<p>At least 50 homes suffered damage …

Natural Disasters

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Golf

Scientists make cancer breakthrough with stem cell discovery

Scientists have made a breakthrough in finding a cure to cancer after discovering a new type of stem cell.<p>An anti-cancer vaccine could soon be …

Cancer

Famous Thailand Beach Closing Due to Overtourism

A beach made famous in a Leonardo DiCaprio 2000 film is closing due to overtourism.<p>Maya Bay, on the Thai island of Koh Phi Phi Leh, will be closed to …

Muay Thai

Scientists Discover Fundamental Property of Light

And here's how we can harness it.<p><i>This article was written by Clive Emary from the University of Hull, and was originally published by The</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

Diabetes and erectile dysfunction: What is the connection?

Erectile dysfunction, also called impotence, is not being able to get and maintain an erection for long enough to have sexual intercourse.<p>There are …

Diabetes

Road Trip: Northwest Montana

A road trip is one of the most American travel concepts there is. Leaving home to explore a new world, while zigzagging through dusty roads and urban centers is only one of the thrills. The beauty of a road trip is that while you normally have a destination in mind, the journey is usually the best …

National Parks

New golf ball lets players hit shots further than ever before - thanks to a very special ingredient

A controversial new golf ball using Nobel Prize technology to let players hit shots further than ever goes on sale today.<p>The state-of-the-art ball is …

Golf

Laser scanning reveals 'lost' ancient Mexican city 'had as many buildings as Manhattan'

Groundbreaking lidar scanning reveals the true scale of Angamuco, built by the Purépecha from about 900AD<p>Archaeology might evoke thoughts of intrepid explorers and painstaking digging, but in fact researchers say it is a high-tech laser mapping technique that is rewriting the textbooks at an …

Archaeology

CGM device returns 93 per cent accuracy in type 1 and type 2 diabetes trial

A continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) device has shown to be safe and highly accurate in people with type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.<p>The …

Diabetes

Is Type 1 Diabetes Genetic/Hereditary? | Causes & Treatment

What Are the Causes and Genetic Components of Type 1 Diabetes?<p><i>by dLife Editors</i><p><b>What is Type 1 Diabetes?</b><p>Diabetes is a metabolic condition characterized …

Diabetes

10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips

Need help with your ball striking? Check out these superb tips from 10 of the world's best players<p><b>10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips</b><p>As golfers, we are …

Golf

Dollar Under Siege as U.S. Deficits Back on Wall Street's Radar

America’s fiscal largesse and the specter of wider current-account shortfalls are fueling a renewed wave of dollar bashing.<p>Congress’s bipartisan vote …

Economy

Taliban appeals to American people to ‘rationally’ rethink war effort

KABUL — Taliban insurgents on Wednesday issued an extraordinary, 17,000-word appeal to the “American people,” asking them to pressure U.S. officials to end the 16-year-old conflict in Afghanistan and asserting that the protracted American “occupation” had brought only death, corruption and drugs to …

Afghanistan

Millions of Cryptocurrency Owners Could Be Making a Big Mistake

Virtually no Americans are paying taxes on their cryptocurrency profits -- at least not yet.<p>It's been a slow day for the major cryptocurrencies on …

Cryptocurrency

Trump and DeVos call for massive cuts to college student aid programs

The Trump administration is seeking to slash nearly $4 billion in annual funding for student aid programs, but the two-year budget deal signed into …

College & University

Goldman's Buyback Desk Was Deluged With Orders as Stocks Plunged

The Goldman Sachs Group Inc. unit that executes share buybacks for clients just had its busiest week ever, but even that couldn’t keep stocks from …

Markets

On a budget? Why Bali should be on your travel list this year

The Indonesian island of Bali is eager to attract visitors again after visitor numbers fell in the aftermath of volcanic activity in recent years. Some hotels have slashed prices by more than 50% to try to lure back holiday-makers to the tropical island, which is famous for its sandy beaches and …

Asia Travel

Israeli police find 'sufficient evidence' to indict Benjamin Netanyahu

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> Israeli police said Tuesday there is "sufficient evidence" to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on criminal charges in two corruption cases.<p>According to a police statement published late Tuesday, authorities found evidence of "accepting bribes, fraud, and breach of …

Israel

The cave filled with 9,000 Buddhas

The Buddha statues that fill this cave from floor to ceiling are brought by devotees hoping for a blessing.<p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <b>sign up for the weekly bbc.com features newsletter</b><i>, called “If You Only Read 6 Things This Week”. A handpicked selection of stories from BBC Future, Earth, Culture,</i> …

Asia Travel

Ultimate Travel Guide to Siem Reap-Cambodia for 2017

“Eat, Pray, Love” has the surprising ability to fill you up with the will to cross oceans and the see the world. Cambodia offers the perfect …

Asia Travel

Exploring 7 Cultural Points of Interest in Sri Lanka

Shares 747<p>Ayubowan. This gentle Sri Lankan greeting means “long life” and is presented with prayer hands and a smile. Think of it as the “aloha” of …

Asia Travel

Harvard Scientists Announce Type 1 Diabetes Cure Coming On Its Way

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease that prompts the pancreas to stop creating insulin — a hormone that coordinates the glucose levels in the …

Diabetes

Becoming a Type 1 Parent: Two Mothers' Stories

The diagnosis of type 1 diabetes comes for many families like a bolt from the blue: in the blink of an eye, everything about the family’s previous …

Diabetes

Congress Approves $300 Million for Diabetes Research Funding

Today, after an 18-month long campaign by JDRF and its supporters across the country, Congress approved legislation for a two-year extension…The post …

Diabetes

Dexcom G5 or FreeStyle Libre: Which is Better at Reducing Low Blood Sugar?

A new study comparing the impact of the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor and FreeStyle Libre Flash Glucose Monitoring System on hypoglycemia …

Diabetes