Work began on Monday on the development of a man-made island in Dubai, 500 metres directly opposite the Jumeirah Beach Residence complex. To be known as Bluewaters Island, the new development will house five star hotels and resorts, al fresco dining and entertainment zones, and residential apartments and villas. The focal point of the island city, which will cost $1.6 billion, will be a 688 ...
To promote India as a " Filming Destination", Union Tourism Minister K Chiranjeevi will inaugurate incredible India exhibition at the 66th Cannes film festival in France today. The joint participation of the Ministry of Tourism and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at the festival is consequent to their entering into a Memorandum of Understanding to promote Cinema of India as a sub ...
On May 19th, the 3rd China Tourism Day, Sanya Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone received over 9,000 visitors, and 800 of which are from Hainan province. Even if Sanya summers has strong ultraviolet rays in the outdoors and maximum temperatures can reach up to 33 degrees, Sanya Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone still attract many domestic tourists to enjoy the charming tropical ocean scenery and ...
The TODAY team's home away from home has a rich history dating all the way back to 1927. The hotel known as the pink palace is set on land the Hawaiian monarchy once called home and has attracted presidents, movie stars, and more. NBC's Natalie Morales ...
United Airlines is getting its 787s back in the air. The planes are flying again after being grounded for four months because of smoldering batteries on 787s owned by other airlines. The incidents included an emergency landing of one plane, and a fire on another. Federal authorities lifted the grounding order on April 19 but it has taken Boeing, which makes the plane, and the airlines a few more ...
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The last anyone saw of Lt. Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver), she was hurling herself off a bridge into a vat of molten metal with an alien bursting from her chest. The was the grand finale of "Alien 3," and it was reasonable to assume that this signaled the end of the "Alien" series. Wrong. ...
42 minutes ago It's been a long time since scofflaw drinkers were forced to resort to bathtub gin. But after whipping up a batch of diluted grain alcohol flavored with juniper berry concentrate for about 40 curious students at a Moonshine University class in Louisville this winter, Colin Blake celebrated the end of Prohibition. "Happy Repeal Day, everybody!" he said.Whether its ...
Amtrak has tapped 4G technology to provide faster Wi-Fi in California and the Northeast Corridor with expanded service to come later this summer. Never known for its reputation for speedy service, Amtrak is finally getting on the fast track in at least one regard. On Thursday, "America's Railroad" announced it was upgrading its Wi-Fi service to take advantage of 4G cellular ...
More New Mexico residents will be hitting the road this summer and fall to destinations in the Land of Enchantment, according to the 2013 Garrity Perception Survey. In the survey, New Mexico residents were asked how many non-business in-state trips they plan to take over the next 12 months. Fifty-five percent of them said they plan to take more than three trips, while seven percent are ...
A couple who had intended to fly from Los Angeles to Dakar, Senegal, ended up 7,000 miles away in Dhaka, Bangladesh, because of an airline error. Sandy Valdivieso and her husband Triet Vo, 39, told the ...
A sacked Indian Airlines officer has been jailed for four years for possessing disproportionate assets worth Rs 63.06 lakh, double his known income, by a Delhi court which said he failed to maintain the "purity" of public office.Special CBI Judge Kanwaljeet Arora awarded four years rigorous jail to Greater Kailash resident Rohit Sehgal, son of a retired DCP in Delhi Police, and also ...
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University of Missouri researchers have found that simvastatin, a generic type of statin previously sold under the brand name "Zocor," hindered the positive effects of exercise for obese and overweight adults.
Statins, the most widely prescribed drugs worldwide, are often suggested to lower cholesterol and prevent heart disease in individuals with obesity, diabetes and metabolic syndrome, which is a combination of medical disorders including excess body fat and/or high levels of blood pressure, blood sugar and/or cholesterol.
"Daily physical activity is needed to maintain or improve fitness, and thus improve health outcomes. However, if patients start exercising and taking statins at the same time, it seems that statins block the ability of exercise to improve their fitness levels," said John Thyfault, an associate professor of nutrition and exercise physiology at MU.
Thyfault said that many cardiologists want to prescribe statins to all patients over a certain age regardless of whether they have metabolic syndrome; the drugs also are recommended for people with Type 2 diabetes. He recommends that cardiologists more closely weigh the benefits and risks of statins given this new data about their effect on exercise training. ...
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