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Time-Restricted Eating May Increase Risk of Early Death, Study Warns : ScienceAlert

Intermittent fasting is being touted for a range of short-term benefits revealed in recent studies, but we don't know much about its long-term effects. A new study has found some concerning links that may outweigh the benefits of intermittent fasting in the long run. One form of this popular dietary intervention, known as time-restricted eating (TRE), has dieters restricting their food intake to within a window of just eight hours or less in a day, and fasting for the remaining 16 hours or more. While some people…

Intermittent Fasting Linked to a 91% Higher Risk of Cardiovascular Death

Recent research presented at the American Heart Association’s 2024 sessions found that individuals adhering to an 8-hour time-restricted eating plan had a significantly higher risk of cardiovascular mortality compared to those eating over longer periods.Research Highlights:A study of over 20,000 adults found that those who followed an 8-hour time-restricted eating schedule, a type of intermittent fasting, had a 91% higher risk of death from cardiovascular disease.People with heart disease or cancer also had an increased…

Prosecutors Won’t Press charges in Teen’s Death

A Tulsa County district attorney said that no charges will be filed in the fight that took place in the bathroom of an Oklahoma high school last month and involved 16-year-old Nex Benedict, whose death the following day was ruled a suicide. District attorney Stephen A. Kunzweiler released a statement on his decision Thursday after reviewing the Owasso police’s investigation into Benedict’s death and the Oklahoma Medical Examiner’s report, per the Associated Press. “When I review a report and make a decision…

M Emmet Walsh death: Blood Simple and Blade Runner star dies aged 88

Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse LoughreyGet our The Life Cinematic email for freeM Emmet Walsh, the acclaimed American character actor who appeared in 119 films including Blade Runner, The Jerk and Knives Out, has died. He was 88.His notable roles included private detective Loren Visser in the Coen Brothers’ first film, 1984’s Blood Simple, for which Walsh won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead.Walsh’s death was confirmed by his longtime manager, Sandy…

Evidence Does Not Support the Use of the Death Penalty

Evidence Does Not Support the Use of the Death PenaltyCapital punishment must come to an end. It does not deter crime, is not humane and has no moral or medical basisBy The EditorsA death penalty vigil, held in 2021 outside an Indiana penitentiary. Credit: Bryan Woolston/Reuters/ReduxIt is long past time to abolish the death penalty in the U.S.Capital punishment was halted in the U.S. in 1972 but reinstated in 1976, and since then, nearly 1,600 people have been executed. To whose gain? Study after study shows that the…

Simple Resistance Exercises Improve Overall Health and Reduce Death Risks

Simple Resistance Exercises Improve Overall Health and Reduce Death RisksWeight training turns out to be as important as aerobic activity for warding off diseaseBy Lydia Denworth I’ve always been unwilling to be pressed into bench-pressing. Lifting weights seemed the province of serious athletes looking to improve performance or men looking to bulk up. Instead I walk several miles every day and do yoga regularly. But although research into resistance and strength training is still catching up to that on aerobic exercise,…

10,000 Steps a Day Linked to 39% Reduced Risk of Death

Increasing daily steps to around 10,000 reduces sedentary lifestyle health risks, including mortality and cardiovascular disease, emphasizing the value of movement for health improvement.Higher step counts are associated with reduced risk, irrespective of sedentary time.A recent study from the University of Sydney’s Charles Perkins Centre in Australia brings encouraging news for office workers, revealing that raising daily step counts can help mitigate the health risks associated with prolonged periods of sitting.The…

‘Where honour and ridiculousness collide’: in praise of karaoke’s inventor, on his death at 100 | Pop and rock

Received wisdom holds that haughty music critics, grinding our axes on fans’ beloved pop stars, are nothing more than failed musicians. This has always struck me as slander – not of critics, who certainly can be bitter and mean, but of supposedly failed musicians. How, after all, does one fail at music? To suggest success rides on certain technicalities, like talent or a career, gravely underestimates music’s draw, and nowhere is the lie more spectacularly exposed than in karaoke.Here is an arena of musical greatness in…