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Your Hand Grip Can Reveal If You Are At Diabetes Risk

Muscular weakness is known to be associated with Type 2 diabetes and researchers now report that hand grip can help doctors perform time-efficient screening tool for diabetes. Healthcare practitioners can use assessment of normalised grip strength to routinely screen for Type 2 diabetes in apparently healthy adults, according to a new study in the American […]

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Woman who accused NASA astronaut wife of hacking bank account charged with false allegations

A former Air Force intelligence officer who accused her NASA astronaut wife of hacking her bank account from space has been charged with two counts of making false statements to federal authorities, the Justice Department announced Monday. A Houston federal grand jury returned the two-count indictment against Summer Worden, of Wichita, Kansas, in late February. […]

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Low-income California communities enact plan to fight disproportionate air pollution

It’s a sunny Friday afternoon in West Oakland but community organizer Margaret Gordon, 72, is inside at the West Oakland Environmental Indicators Project, poring over maps of the city. Interstate 880 and the train station are both visible through the office window, and diesel trucks going to and from the port are more common than […]

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16 men convicted since ‘upskirting’ became illegal a year ago

Sixteen men have been convicted since the upskirting law was introduced in England and Wales a year ago. Campaigners said the legislation offered a route to justice for victims, but said more work was needed to raise awareness about the seriousness of the cruel craze, which has seen four men jailed since being made illegal. […]

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Man charged with manslaughter after woman, 23, found dead in flat

A man has been charged after the ‘tragic’ death of a young woman in Lincolnshire. Julio Jesus, 30, of Beechcroft Road, Grantham, is accused of killing Daniella Espirito Santo, 23, who was found dead at a property in Chestnut Grove, Grantham on Wednesday. He is due to appear today before magistrates in Lincoln charged with […]

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Man charged with 2007 Yorkshire murder

Police have charged a 44-year-old man with the murder of another man whose body was recovered from a Yorkshire river in 2007. John David Clarke, who was known as David, from York, died aged 43 in April 2007. His body was later recovered from the River Foss, near the village of Towthorpe. According to North […]

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UFC fighter Anthony Smith describes encounter with intruder: ‘My entire computer room is covered in blood’

UFC fighter Anthony Smith said Monday he was forced to take down an intruder in his Nebraska home over the weekend in what he described at a “terrifying” encounter. Smith said his wife woke him up at around 4 a.m., saying she could hear a man in the house screaming. Smith said the whole ordeal […]