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Indian Diplomats Safe in Dhaka, Says MEA, IS Claims Responsibility for Attack

After the bizarre terrorist attack in Dhaka where 20 diplomats were taken hostage by apparently IS-backed attack in Dhaka, the Indian High Commission said all its officials are safe and it is monitoring the situation. A gang of 8 rmed assailants earlier entered a Spanish restaurant and have taken several foreigners, mostly diplomats, as hostages on Friday, sending shock waves ...

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NASA Turns Traffic Police on Mars to Stop Collision of MAVEN with India’s Mangalyaan, Other 3

US space agency NASA has begun the process of monitoring the orbit paths of its own MAVEN, India’s Mangalyaan, European Mars Express, its own old redundant missions to avoid collision after January 2015 incident. On Jan. 3, 2015, it was found that two weeks later, MAVEN and MRO (both NASA missions) could come within about two miles (three kilometers) of ...

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Diabetes drug may decrease cancer risk only in non-smokers: study

Depending on their smoking history, a drug may have contrary effects on people suffering from diabetes – reducing lung cancer risk among nonsmokers and increasing the risk among smokers, showing for the first time a direct link between smoking and lung cancer. Among nonsmokers who had diabetes, those who took the diabetes drug metformin had a decrease in lung cancer ...

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Diabetes: Australian boy fitted with world’s first artificial pancreas machine

A four-year-old Australian boy has become the first patient in the world to be fitted with an artificial pancreas to face off hypoglycaemia with type 1 Diabetes. Xavier Hames has type 1 diabetes and is at constant risk of hypoglycaemia — when low glucose levels can result in seizures, coma or death. But Hames was fitted with a pancreas-like pump ...

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Lack of Awareness: Students Consider Hookah Safer than Cigarette

The prevalence of hookah use among college students seems to be on rise, according to a recent study. The students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes as they lack awareness about the risks associated with the former, says a US-based study. Misperceptions associated with hookah use indicate a starting point for developing health behavior change interventions. “The biggest surprise ...

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