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Doctors continue to link screen time to poor health in children

Doctors continue to link screen time to poor health in children

Health
According to a new scientific advisory statement release by the American Heart Association, time spent on "screens" (computers, phones, tablets, video games, television and other outlets) is associated with increased hours of inactivity in children and teens, which has long been associated with poor cardiovascular health and obesity. "The nature of screen time has dramatically changed – while watching television has gone down, overall screen time has gone up. We wanted to see how that would influence patterns of sedentary behavior. Even though we have new screen-based recreational devices now, we are just as sedentary," Tracie Barnett, PhD, an epidemiologist specializing in pediatric obesity and a lead author of the advisory, told ABC News. What age spends the most time on screens...
Arsenal vs Chelsea: Kick-off time, live streaming, TV channel and team news for pre-season clash

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Kick-off time, live streaming, TV channel and team news for pre-season clash

Sports
PREM PREP Two Premier League giants with new managers at the helm clash in the International Champions Cup in Dublin The dress rehearsal for the new Premier League season is well underway. With the International Champions Cup pitting the world’s best against each other over the past few weeks, it’s now the turn of Arsenal and Chelsea to go head-to-head in Dublin. Getty Mesut Ozil netted as Arsenal hit PSG for five What time is kick-off? Ahead of their meeting in the second week of the regular season, this clash will take place on Wednesday, August 1. Kick-off is at 8:05pm UK time. The game is being held at the 51,700-capacity Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Where can I watch it? The match is being shown live on Premier Sports,...
​Good time for the market, MF right way for entry: Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi

​Good time for the market, MF right way for entry: Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi

Finance
NEW DELHI: Mutual fund is a very good story in India as assets under management doubled in the last four years, Sebi Chairman Ajay Tyagi told ETNow today. He drove home the point that Sebi has taken up a lot of reforms concerning distributors. “We will also meet AMFI next month as well,” he added. The chief of the Securities and Exchange Board of India called on investors to go the MF way as that's "the right way to enter equity markets". With the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty at their all-time highs, Tyagi stressed that this is good time for markets. “The Sensex has given the best performance among emerging markets this financial year,” he added. The 30-share index climbed its fresh life high of 36,929.69 today while the Nifty was some 20 points away from its record at...
Man Booker Prize: Graphic novel nominated for the first time

Man Booker Prize: Graphic novel nominated for the first time

Entertainment
A graphic novel has made it onto the Man Booker longlist for the first time.Sabrina by Nick Drnaso tells the story of a girl who goes missing, leaving behind a videotape with clues about her disappearance.Chicago-born Drnaso, who is 29, won an LA Times book prize with his first collection Beverly."Given the changing shape of fiction, it was only a matter of time before a graphic novel was included," the judges said.This year's Man Booker Prize longlist consists of six writers from the UK, three from the US, two from Ireland and two from Canada.The eligibility rules were changed in 2013 to allow international authors to be nominated, as long as their book was written in English and published in the UK.The longlist for the £50,000 prize will be whittl...
World Cup agony for England as Croatia win semi-final in extra time – highlights & report

World Cup agony for England as Croatia win semi-final in extra time – highlights & report

Sports
Media playback is not supported on this device England's bid to reach a first World Cup final since 1966 came to an agonising end as they lost in extra time to Croatia in Moscow.Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic scored the winning goal in the 109th minute of the semi-final, slotting in from Ivan Perisic's flick-on into the area.Gareth Southgate's side - playing England's first semi-final since they were beaten on a penalties by West Germany at Italia 90 - were given the perfect start through Kieran Trippier's 20-yard free-kick after only five minutes, but Perisic's 68th-minute equaliser s...