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Kids who get moving may also get better grades

(Reuters Health) – Students who get extra physical activity may pay more attention in school and do better in subjects like reading and math, a research review suggests. The study team analyzed data from 26 previously published studies with a total of more than 10,000 children between 4 and 13 years old. All of the prior studies measured the impact of a variety of physical activity programs on academic performance. The authors also looked at whether the effect of exercise differed across academic subjects. Although the benefit of physical activityRead More

Rigorous diet can put Type 2 diabetes into remission, study finds – Sharing #ABC #News Feed

Some people with Type 2 diabetes were able to put the disease in remission without medication by following a rigorous diet plan, according to a study published today in the Lancet medical journal. “Our findings suggest that even if you have had Type 2 diabetes for six years, putting the disease into remission is feasible,” Michael Lean, a professor from the University of Glasgow in Scotland who co-led the study, said in a statement. The researchers looked at 149 participants who have had Type 2 diabetes for up to sixRead More

Haitians in U.S. malign Trump decision to send them back home

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Haitian immigrants on Tuesday decried a U.S. decision to end a program that granted 59,000 Haitians temporary visas after the 2010 earthquake, saying they would be sent back to a country that has yet to recover from that disaster and others since. Haitian immigrants and supporters rally to reject DHS Decision to terminate TPS for Haitians, at the Manhattan borough in New York, U.S., November 21, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz The United States offered Temporary Protected Status, or TPS, to Haitians after the January 2010 earthquake killedRead More

Thousands of drugs face Brexit risk, makers to duplicate testing

LONDON (Reuters) – Supplies of thousands of medicines are at risk of disruption if Britain leaves the European Union without a trade deal, forcing manufacturers to prepare for duplicate product testing to ensure their drugs stay on the market. More than 2,600 drugs have some stage of manufacture in Britain and 45 million patient packs are supplied from the UK to other European countries each month, while another 37 million flow in the opposite direction, drugmakers said on Thursday. Brexit threatens the free flow of these goods, given stringent medicineRead More

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Women claim Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted them: report

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The New Yorker reported on Tuesday that 13 women have claimed that movie producer Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed or assaulted them, including three who told the magazine they had been raped. Weinstein’s spokeswoman Sallie Hofmeister was quoted in the article saying, “Any allegations of non-consensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein.” Weinstein and the women for whom contact information was available did not reply to Reuters requests for comment. Reuters was unable to independently confirm any of the claims. “Mr. Weinstein obviously can’t speak toRead More

NFL players kneel during anthem at London game

Players for both the Miami Dolphins and New Orleans Saints took a knee on the field today during the opening moments of a football game in London, the day after President Trump tweeted that it is “very important” that players stand up for the playing of the national anthem. Dolphins receiver Kenny Stills, tight end Julius Thomas and safety Michael Thomas took a knee for the United States national anthem. Afterwards, along with every other player on the team, they stood up for the playing of the United Kingdom nationalRead More

UK art dealer jailed for stealing works by Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood

LONDON (Reuters) – A British art dealer who abused his position by stealing clients’ artworks, including many paintings by Rolling Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood, was jailed on Tuesday, the state prosecution service said. The artworks, taken over a 27-year period, included portraits of Mick Jagger, Bob Dylan, Ringo Starr, Marilyn Monroe and model Kate Moss painted by Wood, who has pursued his love of painting in parallel with his career as a rock musician. Art dealer Jonathan Poole, 69, whose clients included the estates of Miles Davis and of JohnRead More

Under investor pressure, Goldman to explain trading strategy

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Goldman Sachs Group Inc will detail plans to turn around performance at its core bond-trading unit next month after unusual pressure from large investors frustrated by vague explanations of its troubles, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The move is a break from tradition at Wall Street’s pre-eminent bank, which usually gives its investors little information about how it makes money. That was the case last month, when Goldman reported a stunning 40-percent decline in bond-trading revenue, much worse than rivals like Morgan Stanley andRead More

Israeli archaeologists uncover rare 1,500-year-old mosaic

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A 1,500-year-old mosaic floor with a Greek inscription has been uncovered during works to install communications cables in Jerusalem’s Old City – a rare discovery of an ancient relic and an historic document in one. The inscription cites 6th-century Roman emperor Justinian as well as Constantine, who served as abbot of a church founded by Justinian in Jerusalem. Archaeologists believe it will help them to understand Justinian’s building projects in the city. The full inscription reads: “The most pious Roman emperor Flavius Justinian and the most 6God-lovingRead More