Occasional fasting may help you live longer: Study

Intermittent fasting may actually help people live longer and healthier, says a study after experimenting on mice that has shown to extend lifespan and to improve age-related diseases. “We found that intermittent fasting caused a slight increase in SIRT3, a well-known gene that promotes longevity and is involved in protective cell responses,” said Michael Guo, a student at Harvard Medical School. ...

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From Car Keys to Credit Cards, Apple Watch to Replace Many Hand-held Devices

As Apple’s entry into our lives replaced the age-old walkman to laptop for many daily chores, its latest wearable iWatch will replace car keys and credit cards from your pockets, setting in new life-style the way iPhone did a decade ago with Steve Jobs ushering in a virtual revolution replacing ordinary mobile phones and laptops. Apple CEO Tim Cook told the Telegraph of ...

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Second time, Heart Airlifted from Bangalore to Hyderabad in Record Time

For the second time, Bangalore police and a hospital team of doctors have successfully transported a heart for transplant in a neighbouring state and this time a Hyderabad woman was the beneficiary. In a swift and well-coordinated operation, a heart of an accident-victim was air-lifted on Saturday when the whole country was busy watching the post-budget analysis. It took one ...

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Sticky protein may lead to novel treatment for Parkinson’s

Researchers have found a way to potentially slow the progress of Parkinson’s disease, if not cure it, with a peptide that sticks to the protein that causes the incurable disease. In Parkinson’s disease, a protein called I-synuclein loses shape and stacks together to form long toxic fibrils to kill the brain cells. The new peptide designed by the researchers binds ...

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NBL 1994 Fame Anthony Mason Died, Twitter Abuzz with RIP Messages

Anthony Mason, 48, NBA player who pushed the New York Knicks reach the 1994 NBA Finals, died early this morning after suffering heart attack early this month and diagnosed with congestive heart failure. Mason suffered a massive heart attack in early February 2015 and was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. “Overnight, New York City and the world lost a legend, ...

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Budget 2015-16 Full Text

Here is the full text of Budget speech by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: “Madam Speaker, I rise to present the Budget of the Union for the year 2015-16. 2. I present this Budget in an economic environment which is far more positive than in the recent past. When other economies are facing serious challenges, India is about to take-off on ...

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Sensex Plunges after Budget Presentation, FMCG Most Hit

The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Saturday plunged 209 points or 0.72 percent down in late afternoon trade after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Union Budget for 2015-16 in the Lok Sabha. The Sensex of the S&P Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), which opened at 29,411.33 points, was trading at 29,011.09 points (at 2.00 p.m.) in the late afternoon trade session, ...

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