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  • Low birth weight, pregnancy stress up disease risk in mothers

    Melbourne: Low birth weight or stress during pregnancy can lead to long-term health problems in women, a new study has found. The study found that stress during pregnancy affects adrenal, metabolic and cardio-renal health after pregnancy. Jean Ni Cheong, from the University of Melbourne said it was known that being born of low birth weight or experiencing stress during pregnancy increased the risks of pregnancy complications.

  • Moving may be hazardous to your health: study

    London: Frequent movers, take note! Shifting to a new home during childhood may increase the likelihood of multiple adverse outcomes later in life, a new study has claimed. Researchers from University of Manchester in the UK collected data on all people born in Denmark from 1971 to 1997 documenting every residential childhood move from birth to 14 years. Each move was associated with the age of the child so that the impact of

  • Good fitness in midlife cuts risk of stroke in old age

    New York: The fitter you are in your midlife, the lesser the chance of you suffering a stroke in old age, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher, which reinforces the benefits of being physically fit throughout life. The findings showed that those with the highest level of fitness have a 37 per cent lower risk of stroke after the age of 65, compared to their counterparts with the lowest level

  • Laser heat, a new weapon against prostate cancer

    Washington D.C: Laser heat may turn out to be an effective weapon against prostate cancer, a new research has shown. The UCLA researchers found that focal laser ablation, the precise application of heat via laser to a tumor, is both feasible and safe in men with intermediate risk prostate cancer.

  • Now, an implant to ease sleep apnea

    Washington D.C : Sleeping through the night is difficult when your airway won’t stay open, but now, a team of researchers has come up with an implantable device that can cut the symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). The University of Pennsylvania case study of the device implanted in the chest, called hypoglossal nerve stimulator (HGNS), offers promise for patients with moderate to severe OSA who cannot tolerate CPAP.

  • Ranveer Singh beefs up for ‘Befikre’

    Paris: Actor Ranveer Singh is working hard on his body for his upcoming film “Befikre – Those Who Dare To Love”.

  • Special Edition Mercedes-Benz A-Class, GLA, CLA launched in India

    In order to celebrate the recently kicked-off 2016 UEFA Euro Championship in France, luxury carmaker Mercedes-Benz has launched special edition variants of three of its models – A-Class, GLA and CLA, in India on Sunday. The sets of wheels will however be available only for a limited time period until July 10.

  • Ind vs Zim: Dhoni invites Zimbabwe to bat in 2nd ODI

    Harare: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni won the toss and elected to field against Zimbabwe in the second cricket One-day International at Harare Sports Club, here today.

  • Haryana RS polls row: Congress delegation to meet EC

    New Delhi: A Congress delegation will meet Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi this afternoon during which the grand old party is expected to highlight an alleged conspiracy behind their loss in the Rajya Sabha elections in Haryana and demand a re-poll.

  • Mercedes-Benz GLC-Coupe India Launch Likely In 2017

    Mercedes-Benz shows no signs of slowing down. The German carmaker already has the biggest luxury car portfolio in the country, and, come 2017, it will be adding more to the tally. It is highly likely that the GLC Coupe will be on the list as well. Styled on the lines of its elder sibling (the GLE Coupe), the GLC Coupe brings in the hit-or-a-miss ‘SUV meets Coupe’ styling to a lower rung

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    Kim Kardashian, Beyonce pay tribute to Orlando shooting victims

    Los Angeles: Hollywood celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Beyonce Knowles and Madonna took to social media to express their love and condolences for the victims of the mass shooting at Pulse gay nightclub on Sunday in Orlando, Florida.

  • Angela Merkel meets with Chinese premier amid trade concerns

    Beijing: German Chancellor Angela Merkel met China’s Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing today amid concerns over trade and the ability of German firms and foreign non-governmental organizations to operate in China.

  • Porsche Macan 2.0 Petrol Launched At Rs 76.16 Lakh

    Porsche has launched the Macan in a petrol avatar at a price of Rs 76.16 lakh (ex-showroom). The petrol trim sits at the bottom of the Macan variants offered in India. After the announcement of the 2.0 litre diesel engine ban in Delhi and now in Kerala sales of carmakers have gone down considerably, especially of the luxury players.

  • No comment till I watch it: Jimmy Sheirgill on ‘Udta Punjab’

    Mumbai: Actor-producer Jimmy Sheirgill, who hails from Punjab and has a huge fan following in the state, has refrained from commenting on “Udta Punjab” controversy. The actor says he will watch the film first before sharing any views on it.

  • Pak credentials for NSG membership stronger than India: Sartaj Aziz

    Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs, Sartaj Aziz, has said that Islamabad’s credentials for the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) membership are stronger than New Delhi if the 48-nation cartel agrees to form a uniform criteria for non-NPT states.

  • Maneka Gnadhi: Samajwadi Party Government has no shame about the rising crimes in the state

    Allahabad (UP): Taking potshots at Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party (SP) Government over the recent exodus of Hindu families from Kairana village of Shamli district, Union Minister for Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi on Monday alleged that the ruling dispensation in Uttar Pradesh has no shame about the deteriorating law and order situation.