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Forget Happiness Index, Even Human Development Report Ranks India Very Low

The UN ‘Human Development Report 2016′, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), said the average human development improved significantly across all regions from 1990 to 2015 but one in three continue to live in very low levels of human development and placed India at 131 rank out of 188 countries in the global index. The index ...

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Summer Breaks Increase Obesity in Kids: Study

Childhood obesity and overweight rates rise during summer break, not during school year, said a research study suggesting that major risk factors for child obesity lie outside of school. The new research from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin by Paul von Hippel, an associate professor, examined body mass index (BMI) and obesity ...

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Missing Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 Wing Identified: Malaysian Minister

A wing part of an aircraft washed ashore the island of Mauritius in May this year was confirmed by the Australian experts that it belonged to the ill-fated missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which disappeared on March 8, 2014 with 239 passengers and crew on board. Malaysian Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said on Friday confirming the investigation ...

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Sudden Death in Epilepsy Patients Linked to Calcium Leak

Epilepsy is an extremely common disorder affecting people of all ages, from infants through teenagers to older adults. One of the most mysterious things about this disorder is that about 6 percent of the people with epilepsy have an unusually high incidence of sudden unexpected death. In a paper published today on theProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, researchers ...

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