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Top of the Morning: Did Dingdong and Marian Sign a Prenup?Dingdong reveals he is open to a prenuptial agreement, discover a new compound for lasting weight loss, and more news
1. Did Dingdong and Marian sign a prenup?
Actor-producer Dingdong Dantes denies that he and fiancé actress Marian Rivera had already signed a pre-nuptial agreement before their big wedding on December 30. A prenup "commonly includes provisions for division of property and spousal support in the event of divorce or breakup of marriage," as defined by Wikipedia. Dingdong says they haven’t really thought about it yet, but is open to discussing it with his future wife. (pep.ph)
2. 3D mammograms can detect breast cancer best
New research presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America shows that 3D mammograms can detect breast cancer better than digital mammography, especially when it comes to dense breasts. The new study is the latest in a series of findings that support 3D mammography as the more accurate screening method for breast cancer. (time.com)
3. New compound linked to weight loss
According to a new study, people who added a new supplement to their food everyday were less likely to gain weight. The new powder supplement, inulin-propionate ester, includes propionate, a compound found in the body that stimulates the gut to release hormones that tell the brain to reduce the feeling of hunger. This is the first time a new food ingredient has shown to have a long-term effect on body weight. (livescience.com)
4. New flu vaccine more effective
The new flu vaccine that will be available next year will be able to protect against four strains of the flu: two influenza A and two influenza B viruses. Compared to the current vaccine, which only protects against three strains of flu, the new vaccine will be more vital to people who are at higher risk for flu complications such as older adults and very young children. (inquirer.net)
5. Feel young, live longer
People who feel three years younger than they actually are had lower death rates compared to people who feel their age or older, according to a study published in the JAMA Internal Medicine. Even when researchers adjusted factors such as health, illnesses, and disabilities, they noted a 41% greater mortality risk for people who feel old. The key to longer life is actually feeling young! (time.com)ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW