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Rolls-Royce boss says May's Brexit deal is better than no deal

Rolls-Royce boss says May's Brexit deal is better than no deal

Business
Politicians must get behind a "practical plan" for Brexit, the boss of engineering giant Rolls-Royce has said.Warren East said time was running out and that any deal was better than leaving the EU without an agreement.Rolls-Royce employs 22,300 people in the UK making aerospace, marine and submarine engines.Mr East joined other business leaders in backing the draft plan put forward by Theresa May on Wednesday."The time since the referendum seems to have gone remarkably quickly and we're essentially [still] having a discussion we could have had the morning after the referendum," he told BBC Radio 4's Today programme. "We are slightly running out of time and I would, as a business leader, like to see politicians on both sides of th...
Your Thanksgiving Feast Might Be Better for You Than You Think

Your Thanksgiving Feast Might Be Better for You Than You Think

Health
This time of year, you're bound to see articles tallying up the calories in your Thanksgiving meal, or how much exercise you need to do to burn off the feast. Forget all that. Instead, we’d like to highlight the potential benefits of your holiday dinner, along with simple ways to create a healthier balance on your plate—so you can feel good about what you’re putting in your body, and focus on enjoying your food and the company. Below, the nutritional highlights for five traditional dishes. Turkey A three-ounce portion of skinless turkey breast can provide 25 grams of lean protein, along with ...
South Asian Monsoon affects more people in Southern Hemisphere than once thought

South Asian Monsoon affects more people in Southern Hemisphere than once thought

Science
Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Warming in the southern hemisphere of Asia has a stronger affect on monsoon strength than scientists previously thought, a discovery that could have a devastating affect billions of people, according to a new study. A team of researchers from Georgia State University, GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel in Germany, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Brown University rebuilt the eastern Indian Ocean's precipitation history by examining ancient sediment core from the eastern Indian Ocean. Each year, between June and September, the South Asian Monsoon dumps heavy rainfall on the region. A half year of drought and a negative economic, social and environmental impact for India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Pakistan and Sri Lanka follow the downpour. The monsoon'...
Why Hot Coffee Might Be Healthier Than Cold Brew

Why Hot Coffee Might Be Healthier Than Cold Brew

Health
For coffee fans, the change of seasons often also brings a change in morning java habits. The days get shorter and the cups of coffee go from iced or cold brewed to steaming hot, and (just admit it) even pumpkin flavored. Both deliver your much-needed caffeine, of course, but a new study suggests that hot coffee might edge out the cold brewed variety in the health department. In the new study, published in the journal Scientific Reports, researchers from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia compared the acidity and antioxidant activity of hot and cold brew coffee. The good news for hot coffee? It showed higher levels of antioxidant activity. As a reminde...
Minimally invasive surgery less effective than open surgery for cervical cancer

Minimally invasive surgery less effective than open surgery for cervical cancer

Health
Nov. 1 (UPI) -- Early-stage cervical cancer patients who undergo a minimally invasive hysterectomy have a worse survival outlook than open surgery of the procedure, according to two studies published simultaneously. Researchers "recommend on only using open surgery for cervical cancer" based on the results of the a epidemiologic study published Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine. And researchers examining a phase 3 trial, published in the same issue of the New England Journal of Medicine also support only open surgery. Researchers from Harvard Medical School, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University participated in the studies. "Do these studies signal ...