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October 10, 2017 10:30 PM New maps show big divide between the world’s overweight and underweight children

The weight problems that preoccupy Americans typically are about how to lose weight, not gain it. But a study published in the Lancet on Tuesday night provides a sobering look at how much the relationship children globally have with food and weight depends on where they are growing up. The study reports that the number of obese children has increased 89

October 10, 2017 4:00 AM No Celebrations As BDP Retains Tshimoyapula

The BDP candidate won with 469 votes ahead of Umbrella for Democratic Change’s (UDC) Modala Modala with 318 and the independent candidate, Chibuya Dabutha gaining only 63. The ruling party had decided on the ‘yes’ or ‘no’ model to identify the candidate, but this did not go down well with many of its electorates because the winner was not their preferred 93

October 9, 2017 4:00 AM Opposition should learn from history

Events that characterised the BMD in the last few months clearly prove that history is not always the best teacher. Recent events in the opposition bloc have raised many questions as to whether the opposition will ever learn from past experiences. The confusion reigning supreme in the present opposition ranks is not a new phenomenon. It is the exact 115

October 5, 2017 7:09 PM Antibody cocktail halts Zika in monkeys: study

HEALTH A cocktail of three antibodies has shown promise in preventing Zika virus infection in monkeys, and moves next into trials in humans, researchers said Wednesday. The mosquito-borne Zika virus swept across Latin America, the Caribbean and southern United States in 2015 and 2016, sparking a global health emergency due to its ability to cause brain-related 142

October 2, 2017 1:45 PM Camille Paglia on Hugh Hefner's Legacy, Trump's Masculinity and Feminism's Sex Phobia

Absolutely not! The central theme of my wing of pro-sex feminism is that all celebrations of the sexual human body are positive. Second-wave feminism went off the rails when it was totally unable to deal with erotic imagery, which has been a central feature of the entire history of Western art ever since Greek nudes. Hugh Hefner absolutely revolutionized 107

October 2, 2017 4:00 AM How BMD flattered to deceive (Part II)

It takes two to tango. Gaolathe is as much guilty as Pilane is for the disintergration of the BMD. Pilane‘s controversial and unexpected return to the BMD fold helped to expose the movement’s constitutional defects, its vulnerablity and as well as the inablity to rise to the challenges. It is well documented that the BMD woes began with Pilane’s bid to return 102

September 27, 2017 1:04 PM The Umbrella for Democratic Change must surely be feeling used by the Alliance for Progresives

Its birth left a somewhat bitter taste to the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) for reasons to follow. It is a well-documented fact that the Ndaba-led faction, whilst still under the BMD sought and got the intervention of the UDC. The intervention was necessitated by the fact that the BMD then, had two axis of power. On account of that, and seeking 70

September 22, 2017 4:39 PM Nibiru, Planet X and Biblical prophecy: Will the world end Sept. 23?

The latest internet rumor has a rogue planet, dubbed either Nibiru or Planet X, striking the Earth on Sept. 23, wiping out mankind. It's not the first time Nibiru has made it appearance in the world of online conspiracies, though it's gained such traction this time that even the U.S. space agency NASA addressed the issue. "Various people are "predicting" 84

September 21, 2017 9:47 AM Mental health during and after pregnancy

Often, clinic/hospital check-ups during and after pregnancy focus mostly on the physical changes of the mother and child. The mental health of the mothers is rarely actively investigated. This neglect has dire consequences for the mother because pregnancy can trigger episodes of mental illness, and childbirth can lead to postnatal mental illnesses. Also, active 96

September 21, 2017 8:28 AM Early movers: GOOGL, TSLA, AMD, APRN, EFX, AMZN, AAPL & more

Google: Alphabet subsidiary Google announced late Wednesday that it signed a $1.1 billion cooperation agreement with Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC to bolster its smartphone and emerging hardware business. Under the agreement, Google will acquire a team of HTC employees, many of whom have worked with the company on its Pixel smartphone. As part of the transaction 116