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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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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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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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