Monday, 27 May, 2019


Red meat linked to diabetes in pregnant women

Washington, Dec, 13 (ANI): A new study from the University of Adelaide’s Robinson Institute has suggested that women, who are pregnant or trying to get pregnant, should avoid consuming red meat and opt for fish and poultry. The recommendation comes at a time when there is increasing evidence to suggest that red meat is linked with a higher rate of ... Read More »

Breast cancer drug halves disease risk in post-menopausal women

London, Dec. 13 (ANI): A new study has shown that taking the breast cancer drug anastrozole for five years reduces the chances of developing the disease in high risk post-menopausal women by 53 percent compared with women who took a placebo. The results of the IBIS II trial, funded by Cancer Research UK and led by Queen Mary University of ... Read More »

‘Heavy drinker’ James Bond at risk of cirrhosis, liver disease, impotence: Experts

London, December 13 (ANI): Researchers have said that James Bond’s excessive alcohol consumption is likely to put him at “high risk” of cirrhosis, liver disease, tremors and impotence. According to the experts, who analyzed 14 novels by Ian Fleming, the iconic spy’s preference for “shaken, not stirred” martinis indicate that he suffered from tremors, the Independent reported. The researchers said ... Read More »

Lokpal Bill to come up in Rajya Sabha today, says Shinde

New Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde said that the Lokpal Bill will come up in Rajya Sabha for discussion today. “Lokpal Bill will be taken up in Parliament today, discussion over it will take place,” Shinde told media here. Declaring that the passage of the Bill is a priority for the UPA-II Government, Union Parliamentary Affairs ... Read More »

Longer maternity leaves help reduce postpartum depression risk

Washington, Dec. 13 (ANI): A new study has warned that women, who return to work sooner than six months after giving birth, are at greater risk of developing postpartum depression than those who take longer maternity leaves. The study was led by Dr. Rada K. Dagher, assistant professor of health services administration at the University of Maryland School of Public ... Read More »

‘Sheriff of Wall Street’ Preet Bharara strikes again

New York, Dec 13 (IANS) Manhattan’s US Attorney Preetinder Singh “Preet” Bharara, dubbed “Sheriff of Wall Street” by Time magazine, has struck again with the arrest of a senior Indian diplomat on charges of visa fraud and exploiting her housekeeper. But Devyani Khobragade, 39, India’s Deputy Consul General in New York, accused of making her babysitter work for peanuts is ... Read More »

Wal-Mart names Krish Iyer as India unit head

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) US retail major Wal-Mart Stores Friday named Krish Iyer as the president and chief executive officer (CEO) of its India unit, effective Jan 20, 2014, a company statement said here. Iyer, who will report to Wal-Mart Asia regional president and CEO Scott Price, will replace interim CEO Ramnik Narsey, who is taking a new role ... Read More »

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