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Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study

Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study

Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, says a new study.



Gaining weight in mid-20s linked to early death: Study

Gaining weight in mid-20s linked to early death: Study

New York, Oct 17 (IANS) Gaining weight from your mid-20s into middle age is associated with an increased risk of premature death, warn researchers.

No more chilli attacks on elephants in Uttarakhand (Lead)

No more chilli attacks on elephants in Uttarakhand (Lead)

Dehradun, Oct 17 (IANS) After the Uttarakhand High Court banned the practice of using red chillies and chilli bombs to drive away the elephants, the local people are at their wit's end now.

1 in 3 children under 5 malnourished: UNICEF report

1 in 3 children under 5 malnourished: UNICEF report

United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) At least one in three children under five across the globe are malnourished and not developing properly, a report of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) revealed.

'1 in 3 children under 5 undernourished or overweight'

'1 in 3 children under 5 undernourished or overweight'

United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) At least one in every three children under five years of age is undernourished or overweight, according to a new Unicef report that sounds the alarm on the consequences of poor diets around the world.

Kerala fails to get medics from reserved category

Kerala fails to get medics from reserved category

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Unable to get qualified personnel from the Scheduled Caste Converts to Christianity (SCCC) category to fill up 25 posts for Assistant Surgeons/Casualty Medical Officer, the Kerala Public Service Commission has issued notification, third since December 2014, inviting applications for the posts.

'Delhi air to be 'very poor' from Tuesday'

'Delhi air to be 'very poor' from Tuesday'

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) For those living in and around Delhi, the coming days spell bad news as air quality entered the higher end of the poor category on Monday, with a worsening AQI score of 280, and is slated to enter the "very poor" threshold on Tuesday.

Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation

Coffee bean extracts can cut fat-induced inflammation

New York, Oct 13 (IANS) Coffee is beneficial for health we all know, but unused coffee bean extracts can also help reduce fat-induced inflammation in the cells and improved glucose absorption and insulin sensitivity, find researchers.

Rotavirus linked to lower rates of type 1 diabetes

Rotavirus linked to lower rates of type 1 diabetes

Canberra, Oct 11 (IANS) Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found that rotavirus infection might play a role in the development of type 1 diabetes.

Delhi among 35 Mayors pledge to deliver clean air

Delhi among 35 Mayors pledge to deliver clean air

Copenhagen, Oct 11 (IANS) Thirty-five Mayors from across the world, including New Delhi and Bengaluru, on Friday pledged to deliver clean air to the over 140 million people living in their cities.

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