‘Healthiest lifestyle’ linked to 75 per cent reduction in diabetes risk: Study

Lifestyle factors for type 2 diabetes may include smoking, drinking alcohol, physical activity/sedentary behaviour, diet, being overweight or obese, and sleep duration/quality. (Source: File Photo) A new study suggests that people with the “healthiest lifestyle” have a 75 lower risk of type 2 diabetes than those with the least healthy lifestyle. Published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European […]

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College teachers, staff salaries to shoot up by 22-28 per cent

The University Grants Commission (UGC)’s recommendations will come into focus this month with the Cabinet considering a pay hike of 22 per cent to 28 per cent for about 8 lakh teachers and staff working at central or state colleges, universities and other educational institutions like IITs and NITs. The entry pay of assistant professors […]

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50 Cent, Rapper Gone Broke, Settles Debts

HIGHLIGHTS 50 Cent had earned an estimated $100 million in 2007 His once-extravagant lifestyle crumbled after a failed business deal The rapper filed for bankruptcy protection last year Rapper 50 Cent, whose once-extravagant lifestyle crumbled after a failed business deal and a lawsuit over a sex tape, received court approval Wednesday to get out of […]

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46 Per Cent Female Cancer Patients In India Are Below 50: Doctors

National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research one woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes. NEW DELHI:  Forty-six per cent of women suffering from cancer are under 50, a worrying trend that’s likely to continue in the coming years due to lifestyle changes, said doctors. Late marriages, multiple sex partners and late pregnancy have […]

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Mphasis shares gain over 4 per cent on Blackstone deal

PICS company information Shares of IT firm Mphasis rose by over 4 per cent on Tuesday after the U.S.-listed Blackstone said it will invest up to Rs. 7,071 crore to acquire a majority stake in the mid-sized IT services exporter from Hewlett Packard Enterprise. The stock climbed 4.26 per cent to Rs. 473.85 on BSE. […]

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