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A healthy diet can improve hearing in women, research shows

A healthy diet can improve hearing in women, research shows

Health
May 11 (UPI) -- Eating healthier than help prevent hearing loss, new research suggests. Previous studies have examined the relationship between specific nutrients and hearing, but researchers Brigham and Women's Hospital took a more holistic view, looking at the relationship between diet and hearing. Researchers examined the health data collected by the Nurses' Health Study II, which tracked the diets and health of 70,966 women over a 22-year span. Healthy eating habits were scored using three different diet-rating systems: the alternate Mediterranean diet, or aMED; the "dietary approaches to stop hypertension," or DASH diet; and the Alternative Healthy Eating Index-2010. Their analysis showed women who adhered most closely to a healthy diet were least likely to develop hearing loss duri...
Catholic priest killed while hearing confessions in Mexico

Catholic priest killed while hearing confessions in Mexico

World
April 21 (UPI) -- A Roman Catholic priest was killed Friday in the west-central Mexican state of Jalisco, the second priest murdered within one week in the country.Juan Miguel Contreras Garcia, 33, was performing the sacrament of penance when attacked at a parish in Tlajomulco de Zuniga, on the outskirts of Guadalajara, according to a statement from the Mexican Bishops' Conference.The attack, which took place immediately after the celebration of Holy Mass, is the latest in a series of attacks against priests in Mexico.Father Ruben Alcantara Diaz was attacked April 18 right before an evening Mass at Our Lady of Carmen Parish in Cuautitlan Izcalli.On Saturday, the bishops launched an urgent appeal for a culture of peace and reconciliation."These deplorable events call each of us to a deep an...
Hearing loss can challenge relationships

Hearing loss can challenge relationships

Health
THURSDAY, Oct. 12, 2017 -- People with hearing loss face daunting challenges, but so do those who love them, researchers report.Problems with hearing can be socially isolating for everyone involved, the British researchers explained."This is research which reviews the existing evidence we have on the impact of hearing loss on those diagnosed with the condition, as well as those around them," said study leader Venessa Vas, who's with the National Institute of Health Research Nottingham Biomedical Research Center.Vas and her colleagues analyzed more than 70 existing studies investigating the problems faced by people with hearing loss. The studies also examined the issues faced by people who are close to someone with hearing impairments."Hearing loss is a chronic condition that affects the wh...
‘I'd like to go back’ – Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo hints at Premier League return at tax court hearing

‘I'd like to go back’ – Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo hints at Premier League return at tax court hearing

Sports
Former Man United star says life was more straightforward in EnglandSaturday, August 5, 2017Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted he would like to return to England after revealing his frustration over an investigation into his tax returns.The 32-year-old former Manchester United man was speaking during a court hearing over claims of tax evasion.Ronaldo has denied charges of evading tax and hiding details of his income from the Spanish tax authorities.Prosecutors allege he evaded 14.7million euros (£13.1million) in tax in a dispute over his image rights.Ronaldo, who earlier this week appeared at magistrates court in a Madrid suburb to answer the charges, has reiterated his innocent plea. And he claimed life was more straightforward in Manchester, suggesting the furore over pay