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Tom Cruise brings 'The Mummy' to life in first teaser

Tom Cruise brings 'The Mummy' to life in first teaser

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Tom Cruise 'Universal' just provided an ominous first look at the upcoming fantasy-thriller ' The Mummy' with a 15-second thrilling teaser.

The 54-year-old star took to his official Twitter handle to release the teaser, writing, "I'm excited to help bring #TheMummy to life. I can't wait for you guys to see the full trailer Sunday."

In the short sneak peak, Cruise's character asserts, "I saw her. She is real."

The teaser shows quick cuts of a mummy being removed from an underground crypt somewhere in the desert and Cruise running as the creature comes to terrorize the world amid the proclamation, "Welcome to a world of gods and monsters."

Metallica's 'Hardwired.to Self Destruct' earns sixth No 1 spot on 'Billboard 200'

Metallica's 'Hardwired.to Self Destruct' earns sixth No 1 spot on 'Billboard 200

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 2 : Classic heavy rock band 'Metallica' dropped its latest album 'Hardwired.to Self-Destruct' not long ago but is already earning its sixth No 1 Spot on 'Billboard 200' chart and was also #1 on iTunes India.

According to billboard.com, 'Hardwired' sold more in its first week than any rock album in two-and-a-half years. The last rock album to sell more in a single week was Coldplay's 'Ghost Stories' which bowed with 382,000 copies sold on the chart in 2014.

The 'Billboard 200' chart ranks the most popular albums of the week in the U.S. based on multi-metric consumption, which includes traditional album sales, track equivalent albums (TEA) and streaming equivalent albums (SEA).

2016 'Critics' Choice Awards' movie nominations: The complete list

2016 'Critics' Choice Awards' movie nominations: The complete list

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : The Nominations in the television categories for the 2016 'Critics' Choice Awards' were recently announced and the looks like the award season is already officially underway.

On November 14, 'People Now's Andrea Boehlke and 'Bingeworthy's Jessica Shaw revealed the film category nominees of the award event that will see T.J. Miller return as the host, reports E! Online.

Here is the complete list of movie nominees:

BEST PICTURE

Arrival

Fences

Hacksaw Ridge

Hell or High Water

La La Land

Lion

Loving

Manchester by the Sea

Moonlight

Sully

BEST DIRECTOR

Damien Chazelle, 'La La Land'

Mel Gibson, 'Hacksaw Ridge'

Barry Jenkins, 'Moonlight'

Kenneth Lonergan, 'Manchester by the Sea'

Get thyroid gland removed through hidden cut below lip

Get thyroid gland removed through hidden cut below lip

Washington D.C. [US], Dec. 1 : You can now get your thyroid gland removed by getting three small incisions inside the mouth underneath the lower lip.

Team of researchers at Mount Sinai Beth Israel (MSBI) claimed to have performed the first endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy in New York, and one of the first of its kind in the nation.

Their initial case, which is the first published report in the United States, was recently described in the journal Surgical Endoscopy.

They inserted ports through the incisions, including an endoscope - a medical device with a light and camera.

Once a working space within the neck area was created, lead researcher, William B. Inabnet III, preserved the critical structures and removed the thyroid gland through the largest of the incisions.

'Silence' director Martin Scorsese meets Pope Francis

'Silence' director Martin Scorsese meets Pope Francis

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Critically acclaimed director Martin Scorsese recently met Pope Francis at the Vatican City a day after his new film 'Silence' was shown to an audience of 300 Jesuit priests at a pontifical college.

The Vatican said the pope had received the 74-year-old director, his wife and two daughters for a "very cordial" 15-minute meeting in which they spoke about the experience of Jesuit missionaries in Japan, reports the Guardian.

The American director, who is said to have considered joining the priesthood when he was a young man, met the pope nearly three decades after his film 'The Last Temptation of Christ' was deemed "morally offensive" by officials in the Roman Catholic church.

Lil' Cooper on way! Bradley's girlfriend Irina Shayk is expecting

Lil' Cooper on way! Bradley's girlfriend Irina Shayk is expecting

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Look like Bradley Cooper's days of fatherhood and parenting are not very far away.

Multiple sources informed that the 41-year-old actor's supermodel girlfriend Irina Shayk is pregnant with their first child, reports E! Online.

According to one insider, the 30-year-old pregnant star is in her second trimester and is "so excited" about becoming a mother for the very first time.

The couple's rep, however, did not respond to requests for comment on the happy news.

The Russian model recently strut the 'Victoria's Secret Fashion Show' in Paris, where she made her runway debut for the lingerie giant in a range of barely-there bras and see-through panties.

Jimmy Fallon lights up 2017 'Golden Globes' with first promo

Jimmy Fallon lights up 2017 'Golden Globes' with first promo

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Jimmy Fallon, who will host the 'Golden Globe Awards' in 2017, recently debuted the first promotion for the event by literally and partially lighting up 'Golden Globes' in a very funny way.

In the promo clip, released by ' Hollywood Foreign Press Association' and NBC, Fallon and multi-instrumentalist Questlove are bundled up outside a house with the late night talk show host announcing, "OK, Questlove, this is it-the big reveal! This is what I'm doing January 8th."

And then he turns on the house's holiday lights that spell out 'GOLDEN GLOBES' on the roof.

However, the light work short circuits and leaves the duo with 'OLD GLOBS' after which Questlove shakes his head and leaves disappointed.

Young cancer survivors possess increased risk of suicide

Young cancer survivors possess increased risk of suicide

WashingtonD.C. [US], Dec. 1 : According to a recent research, survivors of cancer diagnosed before the age of 25 had more than two-fold increased risk of suicide as compared to their non-cancer peers.

Published in the International Journal of Cancer, the research was conducted at the University of Burgen.

"From our study, it is not possible to say whether there is a connection between the cancer diagnosis and suicide on an individual level, but what we see is an association at population level," said the lead researcher, Winther Gunnes.

The results are based on a linkage between several national registries, including the Norwegian Cause of Death Registry and the Cancer registry of Norway.

Flavored liquids in e-cigarettes can be hazardous for health

Flavored liquids in e-cigarettes can be hazardous for health

Washington D.C. [US], Dec. 1 : Examining the effects of electronic cigarettes, researchers found what happens to e-liquid flavorings when they're heated inside e-cigarettes or electronic nicotine-delivery systems.

Published in the ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology, the study found that when converted into a vapor, some flavorings break down into toxic compounds at levels that exceed occupational safety standards.

Since electronic cigarettes were first introduced to the market in 2003, health officials have been tracking usage and studying potential health effects.

A 2015 survey by the National Center for Health Statistics reported that 3.7 percent of adults used the devices regularly and 12.6 percent had tried them at least once.

Online group therapy may prove as an effective treatment for eating disorder

Online group therapy may prove as an effective treatment for eating disorder

Washington D.C. [US], Dec. 1 : According to a recent study, the researchers have found that online group therapy can be just as effective as face-to-face treatment of bulimia nervosa.

Bulimia is an eating disorder marked by recurrent episodes of binge eating (or eating an unusually large amount of food and feeling out of control) coupled with purging behaviors such as vomiting, laxative abuse, or excessive exercise.

Published in the journal Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, the researchers launched a new kind of clinical trial eight years ago, to compare the effectiveness of online therapy - delivered through group chat sessions - to face-to-face group therapy for the treatment,

Majority of depressed people get inadequate or no care at all

Majority of depressed people get inadequate or no care at all

Washington D.C. [US], Dec. 1 : According to a recent study, the vast majority of people with depression across the world receive inadequate treatment or no care at all.

Published in the British Journal of Psychiatry, the study was conducted on around 50,000 people in 21 countries by King's College London, Harvard Medical School and the World Health Organization (WHO).

The research reports that of 4,331 people with depression across all 21 countries, treatment rates vary widely.

In high income countries only one in five people with depression receive adequate treatment.

The situation in the poorest countries of the world is far worse, where one in 27 people with depression receive adequate treatment.

Gluten-free diet in Celiac disease may still lead to intestinal damage: Study

Gluten-free diet in Celiac disease may still lead to intestinal damage: Study

Washington DC [US], Dec. 1 : Even after strict adherence to a gluten-free diet, nearly one in five kids with celiac disease sustain persistent intestinal damage, reports a study.

The article has been published in the journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition.

Findings were also consistent in adults, which showed that more than 33 percent of adult patients on a gluten-free diet have persistent intestinal damage, despite a reduction of symptoms or the results of blood tests.

"The number of children who don't heal on the gluten-free diet was much higher than expected," said Alessio Fasano, co-senior author of the study.

Katy Perry receives UNICEF humanitarian award from Hillary Clinton

Katy Perry receives UNICEF humanitarian award from Hillary Clinton

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Hillary Clinton recently made a surprise appearance at UNICEF's 'Snowflake Ball' in New York to honor one of her biggest celebrity supporters, Katy Perry with a humanitarian award.

The 32-year-old songstress was given away the program's ' Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award', which acknowledges charitable efforts on behalf of UNICEF, reports the Rolling Stone.

The Democratic nominee spoke of the singer, "On a personal level, I cannot tell you how delighted I am to be here to help celebrate . a global megastar, a social media queen with the most Twitter followers in the world."

Netflix users can now watch movies offline!

Netflix users can now watch movies offline!

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Netflix recently announced its ultimate game changer that allows its users to enjoy, even when offline, the various services the entertainment company offers.

Now, users worldwide can download some videos to their mobile devices instead of streaming them over cellular data, a feature that could keep eyeballs on the app when internet signals are spotty or unavailable, reports the New York Times.

Users boarding an airplane, leaving on a road trip or ducking into the subway, for example, could use Wi-Fi to download their favorite movies and TV shows beforehand, then view them when the cellular signal dips out.

Sedentary lifestyle may hamper scholastic performance in boys

Sedentary lifestyle may hamper scholastic performance in boys

Washington D.C. [US], Dec. 1 : According to a recent study, sedentary lifestyle is linked to poorer reading skills during initial three school years in six to eight-year old boys.

The article has been published in the Journal of Science and Medicine and Sport.

Conducted at the University of Eastern Finland, the study thus implies that sedentary lifestyle may impair academic performance in boys.

"Low levels of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity and high levels of sedentary time in Grade 1 were related to better reading skills in Grades 1-3 among boys. We also observed that boys who had a combination of low levels of physical activity and high levels of sedentary time had the poorest reading skills through Grades 1-3,"

explained Eero Haapala, the lead author of the study.

'Fast & Furious' stars pay tribute to Paul Walker on death anniversary

'Fast & Furious' stars pay tribute to Paul Walker on death anniversary

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Co-stars of 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker, who tragically died in a car crash three years ago on November 30, recently took to social media to pay tribute to the late star.

Ludacris, Vin Diesel, Jordana Brewster and Tyrese Gibson are among those who have paid tribute to Walker, who left behind a legacy as an actor, humanitarian, father, son and brother, as well as a dear friend.

Diesel remembered his friend on Facebook, changing his cover photo to an arty picture of Walker and himself.

Gibson, who plays the role of Roman Pearce in 'Fast & Furious', posted a touching Instagram video montage of the duo and snippets of their work together in the movie franchise.

Kanye West released from hospital one week after admission

Kanye West released from hospital one week after admission

Washington D.C. [USA], Dec. 1 : Kanye West, who was admitted to a hospital for exhaustion last week, is now at home with his wife and kids.

The 39-year-old rapper reunited with his family after leaving 'UCLA Medical Center' under the care of wife Kim Kardashian, and his personal physician, Dr. Michael Farzam who called 911 the day the singer was admitted, reports TMZ.

Reportedly, the 'Fade' rapper suffered what people close to him say was a "nervous breakdown" triggered in large part by the anniversary of his mother's funeral.

Just hours after the surprise cancellation of the rest of his 'Saint Pablo' tour, the Grammy-winning rapper was taken to the medical center for evaluation after suffering from exhaustion and sleep deprivation.

Michelle Yeoh to play ship's captain in 'Star Trek: Discovery'

Michelle Yeoh to play ship's captain in 'Star Trek: Discovery'

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov. 30 : For the highly anticipated new series coming to CBS, ' Star Trek: Discovery' team has reportedly landed a cast member, Michelle Yeoh.

One of the show's producers Nicholas Meyer let slip in an interview that the 54-year-old Chinese-Malaysian actress was on board to play a ship's captain in a recurring role, reports ew.com.

The 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' and 'Tomorrow Never Dies' actress will play a character named Han Bo and will be the leader of another ship named the 'Shenzhou' in the show's first season.

The new show will be set at least a decade before the original series, which followed the exploits of Captain Kirk.

Michelle will never will run for White House, says Obama

Michelle will never will run for White House, says Obama

Washington [United States), Nov.30 : Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama has said that his wife and U.S. First Lady Michelle will not run for White House.

"Michelle will never run for office," the president had said in an interview with Rolling Stone magazine done the day after Donald Trump's surprise win.

Obama had then said that while his wife is a very talented, she is sensible enough not to be in politics.

Michelle Obama, who will be 53 when she leaves the White House, is the first black First Lady in American history. Her husband is 55.

A Harvard-educated lawyer, she will leave the White House on January 20 enjoying sky-high ratings -- approved by 79 percent of the American public, according to a recent Gallup survey.

Menstrual cycle doesn't impact training, performance: Study

Menstrual cycle doesn't impact training, performance: Study

Washington D.C. [USA], Nov.30 : A recent study, published in the Journal of Physiology, has found that doing fixed intensity exercise during menstrual cycle does not affect a woman's autonomic heat responses (skin blood flow and sweating).

That's according to a collaboration between Massey University, the University at Buffalo and the University of Otago. They also found that exercise performance was impaired by humid heat due to the reduced ability of the body to sweat effectively.




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