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  • Top of the Morning: And the Royal Princess' Name Is...

    The baby's names pay homage to strong women in her lineage
  • 1. New royal princess named

    Finally, the wait is over. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge announced on Monday, May 4, that the new royal princess will be named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Charlotte is a female version of Prince Charles's name and is also Kate's sister Pippa’s middle name. Elizabeth, of course is a homage to the Queen Elizabeth II, and is also Kate’s mom Carole’s middle name. Diana is obviously a tribute to Prince William’s late mother. (people.com)

    2. Amy Adams is married!
    After 14 long years of being together, the "Big Eyes" actress finally wed her long-time partner Darren LeGallo. Amy and Darren were engaged in 2008, and welcomed their first child, a daughter named Aviana, now 5, in 2010. After a seven-year-long engagement, the two tied the knot in an intimate ceremony over the weekend in California. Congratulations! (people.com)

    3. Beauty queen Sandra Seifert allegedly pregnant with Cesar Montano’s child
    Rumors abound that the "Jose Rizal" actor and the Miss Earth Philippines 2009 winner are in a relationship and are reportedly expecting their first child together. The alleged couple reportedly traveled together to Las Vegas, Nevada, to watch the Fight of the Century between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. After their trip to the U.S., the two are supposedly flying to Europe to where Sandra would give birth. The two parties involved have not made a statement about the issue. (pep.ph)

    4. Sleepwalking gene can be passed on to kids
    It looks like parents can pass on their sleepwalking gene to their kids, a new study suggests. The study, which was published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, found that 60% of kids who developed somnambulism, or sleepwalking, had parents who were both sleepwalkers. By association, these kids are also more prone to having sleep terrors. Kids who had sleep terrors were more likely to develop sleepwalking compared to kids who didn’t have a history of sleep terrors. (time.com)

    5. New test can detect ovarian cancer more effectively
    A new blood test can now spot the disease far more accurately than current methods; the test tracks the changing levels of a protein, called CA125, in the blood. The new test is developed as part of a research in the U.K. for screening high-risk women. The new method correctly diagnosed 86 percent of women with invasive epithelial ovarian cancer during the world’s biggest ovarian cancer screening trial which involved 200,000 women age 50 and older. Ovarian cancer is the fifth most common cancer among women. (mirror.co.uk)

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