Panjab University: Pay another Rs 25,000 per year if you don’t finish PhD in 6 years

Panjab University: Pay another Rs 25,000 per year if you don’t finish PhD in 6 years

The Panjab University (PU) issued a circular across all departments by which research scholars now have to complete their PhDs in a maximum of six years beyond that they will have to pay Rs 25,000 for each year. Also, the PhDs cannot be extended beyond eight years in case of men and 10 years in women, failing to do so their registration will automatically be cancelled. However, earlier exceptional circumstances condonation beyond eight years used to be considered by the university’s governing bodies on the recommendation of the supervisor and…

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Breastfeeding Mothers Have 10 Per Cent Lower Risk of Heart Attack

Breastfeeding Mothers Have 10 Per Cent Lower Risk of Heart Attack

Breast milk is said to contain a number of benefits for the baby’s health. It contains a variety of nutrients essential for the newborn’s well-being, and also includes antibodies which cannot be medically engineered. However, there are also several advantages for the breastfeeding mother. Breastfeeding may reduce a mother’s heart attack and stroke risk later in life, according to new research. The study, published in the Journal of the American Heart Association showed that women who breastfed their babies had about a 10 percent lower risk of developing heart disease…

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70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

70 Per Cent of Home Blood Pressure Monitors are Inaccurate: Study

70 per cent of digital blood pressure monitors used at homes are “unacceptably inaccurate”, and could cause serious implications for people who rely on them, said researchers in a recent study. The study found that these digital devices weren’t accurate within five mmHg, when compared to the mercury reading of the sphygmomanometer (used by medical practitioners) leading to flaws in making informed health decisions. The devices were off the mark by 10 mmHg about 30 per cent of the time. The findings are extremely relevant given millions of patients are…

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70 per cent of heart patients turning diabetic

70 per cent of heart patients turning diabetic

A staggering 70 per cent of all new cardiac patients in Hyderabad are developing diabetes within three years, underscoring the urgent need to modify lifestyle changes. Hyderabad, with a case load of 18 lakh diabetics, is seeing a sharp rise in cardiac problems which is emerging as a big worry for the government and medical experts in the city, said experts at a health seminar in the city. “The situation is grave as there is 90 per cent chance of diabetics dying of heart disease. Similarly, recent trends show how…

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46 per cent female cancer patients in India are below 50: Doctors

46 per cent female cancer patients in India are below 50: Doctors

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 contributed to incidence of cancer among women, of which breast and cervical cancers are the commonest forms, they said. “Two per cent of the Indian women suffering from cancer are in 20 to 30 years age group, 16 per cent are in 30 to 40, 28 per cent are in 40 to 50…

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eat Seafood once per week to hold Your reminiscence Sharp

eat Seafood once per week to hold Your reminiscence Sharp

along with seafood or different meals containing omega-three fatty acids at least once per week on your weight loss program might also defend towards age-related reminiscence loss and questioning troubles, says a study. The age-related memory loss and wondering issues of take a look at-members who suggested ingesting seafood much less than as soon as per week declined greater unexpectedly as compared to folks who ate at the least one seafood meal per week.”This examine facilitates show that whilst cognitive capabilities certainly decline as a part of the normal aging…

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