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RBI May Reduce Rates, Hope Builders

While the nation reels under the impact of non-availability of exchange posed by demonetisation, especially in terms of exchanging the old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes for new ones, home seekers might just end up with positive gains from the scenario, hope builders, despite being wary of removal of black money. “It looks like being ‘advantage home buyer’ on ...

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Whole Grain is Holy Grail, Increases Lifespan, Says New Study

Any food taken as whole grain is helpful in lowering the risk of death from heart attacks, cancer and other age or stress-related ailments in life, said a new study published in the journal Circulation. The study estimated that every additional serving of whole grains have cut cardiovascular disease-related death risk by 9 percent and cancer death risk by five ...

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Drinking Tea Reduces Heart attack Risk, Says study

Another study has validated that drinking tea is associated with decreased coronary artery progression and a lower incidence of heart attacks or strokes, said a paper presented at the American Heart Association’s Epidemiology/Lifestyle 2016 Scientific Sessions. Researchers studied 6,212 adults to determine how tea drinking might be associated with coronary artery calcium progression, a marker for blood vessel disease, and ...

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Walnuts, Mediterranean Diet Reduce Weight in Women, Says New Study

In a toast to Mediterranean diet, a study by researchers of the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine proves that weight loss programs that provide healthy fats, such as olive oil in the Arab diet, or a low-fat, high-carbohydrate diet have similar impacts on pound-shedding. To be precise, the researchers hit upon a meal plan rich in walnuts, ...

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Diabetes drug targets alcohol addiction by 40%, says study

Researchers have found that diabetes drug consisting of GLP-1 can also answer the addiction of alcohol as well as obesity, while the de-addiction rate could be 30 to 40 percent. In their study on mice and rats at Sahlgrenska Academy, they found out that the medication GLP-1 used for diabetes and obesity was able to treat even alcohol dependence. Conducted ...

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AICTE Planning to Cut Engineering Seats by 6 Lakhs

All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE) which regulates the technical education in the country said it may cut down engineering seats by 6 lakhs from the current 16.7 lakh. Attributing the move to fall in quality education across the country, Anil Sahasrabudhe, AICTE’s chairman told Mint, “We would like to bring it down to between 10 lakh and 11 ...

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Vitamin C Found to be Equivalent to Daily Exercise in Obese People

Vitamin C, known for its vital benefits in curbing scurvy and anemic conditions is known to have also similar cardiovascular benefits that one gets by daily exercise. However, it may not replace exercise but certainly supplements for obese and old people, say scientists. Available in citrous fruits such as lemons, oranges, amla among others, vitamin C can mimic the the ...

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Diabetes Drug Reduces Parkinson’s Disease Risk: Study

A type of drug used to treat diabetes may reduce the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine. The research, led by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, found that diabetes patients taking glitazone antidiabetes drugs (either rosiglitazone or pioglitazone) had a 28% lower incidence of Parkinson’s disease than people taking ...

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Aspirin to reduce leg ulcers: Study

Aspirin can improve the healing rates of leg ulcers in older adults, says a study conducted by Monash University on more than 260 participants from wound clinics around Australia. Venous ulcers are chronic wounds of the lower leg that are more common in older people. An estimated 400,000 Australians suffer from venous leg ulceration (VLU) costing around $2-3 billion/year. Lead ...

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4 Eggs Per Week Good But More Harmful: New study

Egg farms will be cheerful to the latest news that at least 4 eggs a week in your diet would reduce the risk of diabetes, contrary to long-held belief that the cholesterol-rich egg is an anamoly to healthy life. Researchers from the University of Eastern Finland were equally surprised when their finding showed that eggs could reduce the risk developing ...

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UK Researchers Develop New Broccoli Variety to Cut Down Heart Diseases

Researchers have found that a new broccoli variety, which is known for reducing heart diseases, is able to bring down bad cholesterol in blood by 6 percent. The new variety has been developed to contain naturally occurring glucoraphanin by two to three times and is released in the UK supermarkets under the brand name Beneforte. Charlotte Armah from the Institute ...

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Mobile Roaming Charges to Come Down as TRAI lowers tariff ceiling

Aiming to give some benefit to mobile phone subscribers, the telecom regulator has reduced tariff ceiling for national roaming calls and messages and has mandated telecom service providers (TSPs) to offer a special roaming tariff plan, an official said here on Thursday. These changes will come into effect from May 1 next. “All subscribers will benefit from the reduced ceilings… competitive ...

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High-fat milk, diary products reduce diabetes risk, says study

Consumption of high-fat dairy products is associated with reduced risk for Type-2 diabetes, says a study, in line with previous studies that indicated a link between high consumption of dairy products and a reduced risk of Type-2 diabetes. “Those who ate the most high-fat dairy products had a 23 percent lower risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those who ate the ...

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Glaciers in Brahmaputra basin may reduce alarmingly: Study

By Vishal Gulati Glaciers in the upstream basin of the Brahmaputra, a 2,900-km-long river that originates from Tibet and flows into the Bay of Bengal, are likely to reduce alarmingly by the middle of the 21st century, according to an international body which also warned that the overall flow in the river was likely to increase. “Hydrological modelling was carried ...

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ICC ponders making cricket bat size smaller, will it help?

The International Cricket Council (ICC) is considering making the cricket bat size smaller in view of the smaller ball size, which may help reduce the burden of a batsman to carry less weight while making quick runs on the grease. However, ICC chief executive David Richardson said the size of modern bats has “shifted the balance” in favour of batsmen ...

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Seven Drinks a Week May Lower Risk of Heart Failure

Having drinks not only create problem but may act as a solution for the same problem. A recent study found that having seven drinks a week can lower the risk of developing heart disease by 20 per cent in men and 16 per cent in women. The study was conducted in about 15,000 people. The participants were divided into six ...

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Almonds in daily snack decreases belly fat faster: study

Almonds are known for their rich Vitamin properties, heralded as effective cure to heart diseases and now scientists have pushed it ahead as another remedy to reduce belly fat faster. Adding a daily snack of 1.5 ounces or 42 grams of almonds instead of a high-carbohydrate muffin, as part of an overall healthy diet, reduced the risk factor of heart disease ...

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Daily avocado cuts heart disease risk, says study

Adding an avocado to your daily diet helps lower bad cholesterol and eventually reduce the risk of heart disease, says a new study. “Including one avocado each day as part of a moderate-fat, cholesterol-lowering diet provides additional LDL (bad cholesterol) lowering affects which benefit CVD (cardiovascular disease) risk,” said Penny Kris-Etherton, professor at Pennsylvania State University. Known to have originated ...

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Australian Researchers Open Another Frontier of Use for Aspirin

Aspirin, known for decades as the simple pain killer and later promoted to be a diluter of coagulated arteries is now being slated as healer of dementia and other neuro-cardio-vascular diseases and Australia-based Monash University is undertaking a huge clinical trial to prove or disprove it by 2018. Dementia, usually hits elderly people affecting their cognitive mind, function and memory ...

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