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  • BJP leaders seek President’s interference on CAG

    New Delhi, Sep 12 (): In order to put pressure on the ruling government over the Coalgate issue, a number of senior BJP leaders met President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday seeking his interference regarding the disrespect caused to them by some Congress leaders. BJP high command L K Advani said, “The BJP members informed President…

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  • Working more than 8hrs a day ups heart disease risk by 80pc

    London, Sept 12 (ANI): Working more than eight hours a day raises the risk of heart disease by up to 80 percent, a new study has revealed. Researchers said that long working hours could be condemning thousands of employees to heart attacks and strokes. The warning follows analysis of 12 studies dating back as far…

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  • Vitamin C ‘may help protect against dementia’

    Washington, September 12 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have discovered that the serum-concentration of the antioxidants vitamin C and beta-carotene are significantly lower in patients with mild dementia than in control persons. It might thus be possible to influence the pathogenesis of Alzheimer;s Disease (AD) by a person’s diet or dietary antioxidants. 74 AD-patients…

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  • Man U plays down Ferguson-Guardiola meeting in New York

    London, Sep 12(ANI): Manchester United has talked down manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s meeting with former Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola in New York as just a coincidence. Spanish media reports suggested Ferguson flew to the United States to discuss handing over the reins at United next summer to Guardiola, but United has made it clear that…

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  • Eating dessert first ‘may help control your diet’

    Washington, September 12 (ANI): Consumers watching their diet should pay close attention to the amount of unhealthy foods they eat, but can relax when it comes to healthier options, a new study has claimed. “Although self-control is typically viewed as a battle between willpower and desire, consumers can’t rely entirely on willpower to control their…

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  • China, US may have ‘secretly’ tested genetically modified ‘Golden Rice’ on Chinese kids: Report

    London, Sep 12 (ANI): China’s health authorities are investigating allegations that the genetically modified ‘Golden Rice’ was tested on Chinese children as part of a research project. A recent scientific publication by Tufts University and other Chinese scientists has suggested that researchers, backed by the US Department of Agriculture, fed experimental genetically engineered golden rice…

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  • Can’t quit smoking? Blame it on your genes

    Washington, September 12 (ANI): Have you ever wondered why some people find it so much easier to kick the butt than their peers? New research shows that vulnerability to smoking addiction is shaped by our genes. A study from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital – The Neuro, McGill University shows that people with genetically…

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