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COMEDK 2016 to be Held All Over India

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Karnataka’s Consortium of private colleges COMEDK has announced the entrance test date for 2016 as Sunday, May 8, for admissions to Under Graduate Medical, Dental and Engineering Courses in member institutes. There are 14 medical, 23 dental and more than 150 engineering colleges in Karnataka where the admission can be taken after clearing the COMEDK 2016 with high a ranking. ...

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High Arsenic Found in US Red Wines, Health Risk Not Ruled Out

A team from the University of Washington found that out of 65 wines produced from America’s top four wine-producing states — California, Washington, New York and Oregon — all but one have arsenic levels far exceeding the limit permitted. The US Environmental Protection Agency allows drinking water to contain no more than 10 parts per billion (ppb) of arsenic but ...

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Energy drinks cause more blood pressure in resting phase: Study

Energy drinks, which are increasingly consumed by youngsters and elderly alike, may result in heart diseases and up the risk of heart attacks, says a new study. In a study, researchers observed that healthy young adults who don’t consume caffeine regularly experienced a greater rise in resting blood pressure after consumption of an energy drink, compared to a placebo drink. ...

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Less Sleep Increases Blood Pressure in Night: Study

Those who suffer from sleep deprivation continuously may encounter increased night time blood pressure, facing heart attacks during the nights, says new research. “For the first time, we demonstrated that insufficient sleep causes increases in night time blood pressure and dampens nocturnal blood pressure dipping,” said lead author Naima Covassin from Mayo Clinic in the US. The study was based ...

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COMEDK 2015: To Hold Entrance Test on May 10 for B.Tech/MBBS Admission

Karnataka’s Consortium of private colleges COMEDK has announced the entrance test date for 2015 as Sunday, May 10, for admissions to Under Graduate Medical, Dental and Engineering Courses in member institutes, following its earlier notification issued on October 28, 2014. COMEDK has NOT yet put out the application form online at its website but asked prospective candidates to check its ...

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Heavy Drinking Raises Stroke Risk More Than BP, Diabetes: Study

More than blood pressure and diabetes, which are behind increasing number of strokes, scientists have warned that drinking more than two drinks a day in middle-age may raise the risk of potential stroke. Aimed at regular drinkers of alcohol on daily basis, the study said alcohol can raise blood pressure and cause heart failure or irregular heartbeats over time leading ...

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One in 6 smartphones hacked by cyber attackers: Study

One in six smartphones in the world have faced cyber attacks by hackers, reveals a new study. About 60 percent of smartphone users and almost half of tablet users are vulnerable to hacking as these devices have no protection against malicious software, it noted. Experion, a global information services firm, said the cyber attacks range from phishing emails to session ...

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Patients Given One More Peg Recover Fast: Study

Hospitalized injured patients are less likely to die if they consume alcohol, says a new study reiterating the fact oft-repeated by our cinema stars in our movies. Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health have found that injured patients with alcohol in their blood are likely to survive. “This study is not encouraging people to ...

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