Childhood Cancer: Why Only 1 in 5 Indian Children Survives Cancer

Childhood Cancer: Why Only 1 in 5 Indian Children Survives Cancer

A heavyweight in the category of dangerous diseases, cancer ranks high on the list. It is one of the major causes of death among adult, as well as children, and across the globe. It is alarming how the disease is growing and affecting more and more people every year. As per the National Cancer Registry programme of the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (ICMR), one out of eight men today has the possibility of developing cancer in his lifetime (0-74 years). Similarly, one out of nine women has…

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Only some shoe inserts tied to lower risk of injuries

Only some shoe inserts tied to lower risk of injuries

Contoured orthotics designed to alter the gait while walking and running might help lower the risk of stress fractures, but shock-absorbing insoles probably won’t prevent these injuries, a recent review suggests. Researchers analyzed data from 11 trials of foot orthotics and seven studies of shock-absorbing insoles that, combined, included more than 3,200 people. Overall, foot orthotics were tied to a 28 percent lower risk of injuries and a 41 percent lower risk of stress fractures, the study found. Shock-absorbing insoles, however, were not linked to a statistically meaningful reduction in…

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Discourse on Pollution Only When Delhi Got Affected

Discourse on Pollution Only When Delhi Got Affected

Though the problem of pollution in India has been endemic, it is only when the national capital has been affected that the problem has got media attention, senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh said on Tuesday. “Pollution has captured the media attention only when Delhi is affected. Otherwise, pollution has been an endemic problem in this country since decades,” Jairam Ramesh, a former Union Minister, said at an Indo-US workshop here on air pollution. The workshop, organised by US government’s National Institute of Environment and Health Sciences (NIEHS) and The Indo-US…

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Only One Exam For Engineering In INDIA

Only One Exam For Engineering In INDIA

Now that the NEET is in place and the center is strong around this, there are talks around the same thing happening for Engineering entrance exams. All India Council for Technical Education governs the engineering colleges and they are deliberating upon the idea of making JEE as a common entrance exam for all the engineering colleges in the country. IT industry is one of the fast growing fields in India. Fortunately or unfortunately people from other departments are also attracted to IT engineering. The scope of IT is a lot in…

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Lack of Time is Not the Only Reason Parents Buy Prepackaged Food

Lack of Time is Not the Only Reason Parents Buy Prepackaged Food

Many parents may be too busy to cook family dinners, but fighting the clock isn’t the only reason they turn to microwaveable frozen meals, a recent U.S. study suggests. Sure, 57 percent of parents cite lack of time as a reason for purchasing prepackaged processed meals, the study found. But half of them also said they shopped for factory-made food because their family preferred it. And often, parents said they also didn’t feel confident in their ability to cook or plan meals. “Ultimately, as a society, we need to increase…

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6 high-quality Black Pepper blessings: more than only a Spice

6 high-quality Black Pepper blessings: more than only a Spice

the subsequent time you relegate black pepper to the back of your shelf, suppose twice. the humble spice holds more blessings than you’d believe. It belongs to the Piperaceae family, and is processed in one of a kind ways to yield distinct sorts of peppers. for instance, the cooked and dried unripe fruit is black pepper, the green pepper is from the dried and unripe fruit, and white pepper are the seeds from the ripened fruit of the plant. while pepper at the start belongs to South India, it is…

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Microwaves For 243 Bihar Lawmakers. ‘It’s Only 30 Lakhs,’ Says Minister

Microwaves For 243 Bihar Lawmakers. ‘It’s Only 30 Lakhs,’ Says Minister

Every government department in Bihar hands out gifts to the state’s MLAs in the Budget session to thank them for doing their job. PATNA:  Friday was a particularly happy workday for Bihar’s 243 legislators. Each of them was gifted a microwave oven by the state’s education department. On other days of the ongoing Budget session they have received suitcases and mobile phones. For about two decades now, every government department hands out gifts to the state’s MLAs in the Budget session to thank them for doing their job – raising…

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Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Web Apps Like Flipkart Lite Are the Only Logical End for Apps

Look at your phone right now, and aside from a few games and media players, you’ll find that most of the apps that are sitting in your storage eating up space are basically containers for the Web. Do we, for example, really need separate apps for Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal, all installed on our phones? The apps that are available on our smartphones are what make them useful for every task – Android and iOS have thousands to choose from, and although Windows Phone trails a little on this front,…

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Arjun Kapoor Says Being Sonam’s Brother His Only Achievement in Fashion

Arjun Kapoor Says Being Sonam’s Brother His Only Achievement in Fashion

Arjun Kapoor photographed during the Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai. “I am only Sonam Kapoor’s brother but not that much into fashion. I think my greatest achievement in fashion is that Sonam is my sister,” said Arjun Kapoor, who turned showstopper for Manish Malhotra’s show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai. Jacqueline was also a showstopper at the show Arjun Kapoor, who turned showstopper for designer Manish Malhotra’s show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week, joked he knows little about fashion and his only achievement in the field…

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