Is MBA + Engineering the key to success? Experts bust common myths

Is MBA + Engineering the key to success? Experts bust common myths

Myths surrounding MBA and engineering, placements and studying abroad, decoded by career counsellors and students ‘An engineering degree should always be followed by an MBA’. ‘Good grades guarantee a good job’. ‘Admission into a top B-school means you have a secure future’. Career counsellors and education consultants say these are some of the most common myths that need busting, as students prepare to step out of college and look beyond. “There are so many options today, and so much has changed, that parents and students start out very confused,” says…

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Pregnancy Food Chart and 5 Key Nutrients For a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy Food Chart and 5 Key Nutrients For a Healthy Pregnancy

  Pregnancy demands good nourishment for the health of the baby and mother. Well planned meals made with fresh ingredients provide all the nutrients required. The basic principles of a healthy diet remain the same, which means each meal should provide macro nutrients like – Proteins, Carbohydrates, and fats and micronutrients including vitamins and minerals in adequate amounts. Pregnancy demands good nourishment for the health of the baby and mother. Some of the definite must haves for a healthy pregnancy are: 1. Proteins: Proteins are essential for the healthy growth of the foetus and to…

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SSC CGL answer key Tier 1 exam 2017 released, check and raise objections now

SSC CGL answer key Tier 1 exam 2017 released, check and raise objections now

The Staff Selection Commission (SSC) on Thursday issued the tentative answer key of Combined Graduate Level (CGL) Tier 1 examination, 2017. Candidates can check the answer key and raise objections until 5pm on September 12. Steps to check the SSC CGL Tier 1 answer key: 1) Visit SSC’s the official website 2) Click on link for ‘Answer key’ in the top navigation bar of the home page” 3) Click on link for ‘Tentative answer key for SSC CGL Tier 1 exam’ 4) Click on click here to go to the login page 5) Login using their same…

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Scientists Discover Key Indicators to Diagnose Autism Early

Scientists Discover Key Indicators to Diagnose Autism Early

Autism is a neuro-developmental disorder characterized by social interaction and communication challenges, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviour. While the real cause of the ailment remains obscure, it has noted that genetics may play an important role in assessing you risk. is the world’s third most common development disorder and is usually established between infancy to early childhood. In most cases, autism can be diagnosed as early as at 2 to 3 years of age. A new study, led by researchers from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, has found a novel way to diagnose…

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NEET 2017 unofficial answer key: Check them here

NEET 2017 unofficial answer key: Check them here

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Sunday conducted the NEET 2017 exam. Over 11 lakh candidates took the test for 95,000 medical and dental seats at 1921 examination centres in 103 cities across India. The result is likely to be declared on June 8. There were 180 questions to be answered, with a total of 720 marks. This included 45 questions from physics and chemistry and 90 questions from biology. Each question was of the objective type with four choices. Here is the unofficial answer key provided by…

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Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life

Good news! That cuppa coffee is key to your long life

The finding that coffee drinkers tend to live longer than people who abstain has long puzzled scientists. US scientists believe they’ve found the answer – and it’s to do with caffeine. It helps to block chemicals in the blood that promote inflammation, they say. The study was published in Nature Medicine. Drinking coffee and tea may help people to live longer by reducing chemicals in the blood that can trigger heart disease, researchers have found. Now researchers at Stanford University believe they may have hit on a reason why having…

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Is a gelatin supplement the key to preventing injury and enhancing recovery?

Is a gelatin supplement the key to preventing injury and enhancing recovery?

THERE ARE STRANGE-SOUNDING supps (Yohimbine and Horny Goat Weed, for instance) that boost your penis and overall sex life, even supp stacks to further your muscle gains. Now, there’s new research from the University of California, Davis that suggests you could be safeguarding your body from injury by something pretty mundane: a gelatin supplement. If you only know about gelatin in the sense of eating jello, here’s a quick primer: Gelatin is actually an animal byproduct; it’s made by boiling down the bones, connective tissues, and tendons of animals (yum!), per research…

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Reducing Malnutrition is the Key Focus: Maneka Gandhi

Reducing Malnutrition is the Key Focus: Maneka Gandhi

Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday said that the key focus of her ministry was to reduce malnutrition. “The key focus is to reduce malnutrition for which the WCD Ministry is holding regular consultations with the states on improving the content of food being provided to the children in anganwadis and regular monitoring of their nutrition status,” she said at the second edition of “All India Women Journalists’ Workshop” bringing together over 100 journalists from various media organisations across the country. Gandhi also gave a brief overview…

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Carotid is key to high blood pressure

Carotid is key to high blood pressure

Carotid is key to high blood pressure (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Removing one carotid body from some patients with high blood pressure can provide immediate and sustained fall in blood pressure, finds a new study. Carotid bodies, a small cluster of chemoreceptors and supporting cells located near the fork (bifurcation) of the carotid artery that feed the brain with blood, appear to be a cause of high blood pressure. “The falls in blood pressure are impressive — more than pharmacological medication — and demonstrate the potential for targeting the carotid body…

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Sea-Snail Venom Holds Key to Diabetes Medication

Sea-Snail Venom Holds Key to Diabetes Medication

The venom of a carnivorous sea snail could hold the key for artificial, fast-acting insulin for diabetes patients, an Australian study has found. Researchers from Melbourne’s Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) discovered the unusual three-dimensional structure of the insulin, a hormone that turns glucose ingested into liver and skeletal muscle cells, within the cone snail’s venom, Xinhua news agency reported. Mike Lawrence, leader of WEHI’s participation in the research, said the discovery was a significant step and would enable scientists to engineer an artificial version of the fast-acting insulin….

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