Eating Dark Chocolate Can Curb Diabetes, Heart Disease Risk

Eating Dark Chocolate Can Curb Diabetes, Heart Disease Risk

Fancy eating chocolates every day? You may soon have the recommendation of doctors to indulge a little as researchers have found that a dark chocolate bar daily could reduces the risk of developing diabetes and heart diseases.   For the study, the researchers analysed data of 1,153 people aged 18-69 years old who were part of the Observation of Cardiovascular Risk in Luxembourg study. It was found that those who ate 100 g of chocolate a day — equivalent to a bar — had reduced insulin resistance and improved liver…

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To Curb Deaths From Disasters, End Poverty – U.N. Chief

To Curb Deaths From Disasters, End Poverty – U.N. Chief

Ending extreme poverty is essential to save lives and limit damage from disasters, U.N. chief Ban Ki-Moon said, as figures revealed poorer nations bear the brunt of deaths from earthquakes, tsunamis, floods, storms and heat waves. An analysis of more than 7,000 disasters over the past two decades, in which 1.35 million people died, showed 90 percent of those deaths occurred in low and middle-income countries. Ban called it “a damning indictment of inequality”. The impoverished Caribbean nation of Haiti, which suffered a devastating earthquake in 2010, lost more lives…

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To Curb Cheating, CBSE To Buy 8,000 Metal Detectors To Frisk Candidates

To Curb Cheating, CBSE To Buy 8,000 Metal Detectors To Frisk Candidates

The CBSE which has more than 17,000 schools, including 200 in 21 countries outside India, has invited bids for 8,000 bug and metal detectors. (File photo) NEW DELHI:  To check unfair practices using hi-tech gadgets, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) plans to buy 8,000 metal detectors to frisk candidates appearing for professional examinations conducted by it. According to a tender notice issued by it, the CBSE which conducts tests like JEE (Main), AIPMT, UGC-NET, to curb any unfair use of electronic devices, candidates will be frisked before entering…

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