Note: Rising assortment of different folks getting weight-linked headaches

As worldwide obesity rates continue to soar, new research shows that growing numbers of people are developing a potentially blinding type of weight-linked headache that was once considered rare. Though the study was conducted in Wales, one U.S. expert said the same surge in these headaches is likely happening in this country and elsewhere. He…

On This Day, Jan. 23: Wuhan, China, goes into lockdown because of coronavirus

Jan. 23 (UPI) — On this date in history: In 1789, Georgetown College was founded in Georgetown, Md., which later would be part of the District of Columbia. In 1845, the U.S. Congress decided that all national elections would take place on the Tuesday following the first Monday in November. In 1849, Elizabeth Blackwell became…

Infamous birthdays for Jan. 23: Chesley Sullenberger, Julia Jones

Jan. 23 (UPI) — Those born on this date are under the sign of Aquarius. They include: — American patriot John Hancock in 1737 — French author Stendhal, a pseudonym for Marie-Henri Beyle, in 1783 — French Impressionist painter Edouard Manet in 1832 — Russian film director Sergei Eisenstein in 1898 — Actor Dan Duryea…

Poll: Half of in U.S. mute no longer carrying masks when out in public

Though masks are effective in stopping the spread of COVID-19, half of Americans don’t wear them when mixing with the public. That’s a key takeaway from the ongoing study of more than 6,000 U.S. adults by researchers at the University of Southern California Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research. Even though 83% of American…

Ragged Broncos substantial, two-time champion Tony Jones dies at 54

Jan. 22 (UPI) — Former Denver Broncos Pro Bowl offensive lineman Tony Jones, who was a starter on two of the Broncos’ Super Bowl-winning teams, has died, it was announced Friday. He was 54. Jones, who started at right tackle in the Broncos’ win in Super Bowl XXXII and at left tackle when the franchise…

China mine rescue: Survivors to remain trapped on the very least two extra weeks

Publishedduration20 hours agoimage copyrightGetty Imagesimage captionDrilling into the mine is extremely difficultChinese rescue teams say it might be more than two weeks until they can save a group of miners trapped hundreds of metres underground. They have been trapped since an explosion closed the entrance tunnel to the Hushan gold mine in Shandong province on…

Handsworth abolish probe: Boy dies after boulevard assault

Publishedduration11 hours agoimage copyrightHandout / West Midlands Policeimage captionKeon Lincoln died after being subjected to “inconceivable violence”A 15-year-old boy has died after being attacked in a residential street by a group of youths “armed with knives”.Police said Keon Lincoln was “set upon” at about 15:30 GMT on Thursday on Linwood Road, in Handsworth, Birmingham, and…

Covid-19: Ministers to possess in thoughts £500 Covid price to elevate self-isolation rates

Publishedduration12 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesThere are no plans to pay everyone in England who tests positive for Covid £500 to self-isolate, No 10 has said.The PM’s official spokesman said there was already a £500 payment available for those on low incomes who could not work from home and had to isolate.A universal £500 payment was…

Covid: Bond movie No Time To Die delayed for third time

Publishedduration17 hours agoimage copyrightBonhamsimage captionDaniel Craig with director Cary Joji Fukunaga on the No Time To Die set in 2019The release of the next James Bond film has been delayed for a third time because of the coronavirus pandemic.No Time To Die had already been pushed back twice, and will now debut globally on 8…

Garments gross sales lunge in worst 300 and sixty five days ever for retailers

Publishedduration18 hours agoimage copyrightGetty ImagesShoppers bought far fewer clothes last year as lockdowns meant people had less opportunity to socialise and go out. Clothes sales slumped 25%, the biggest drop in 23 years when records began, official figures suggest.While shops have reported demand for certain clothing such as pyjamas and loungewear has risen, demand for…