Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Turns out, alcohol consumption is one of the biggest risk factors for dementia. According to a new research conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia.A recent study also suggested that the number of drinks one had in a week could determine how long you will live. This study, conducted over one million adults diagnosed with dementia in France, looked specifically at the effect of alcohol use disorders and…

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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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Kids Watch Out: Obesity Can Raise Cardiovascular Risks Even In Young

Kids Watch Out: Obesity Can Raise Cardiovascular Risks Even In Young

Obesity occurs when there is an accumulation of excess or abnormal amounts of fat in the body. At a time when the world is grappling with the rampant condition, it is important to distinguish between obesity and being overweight. People are considered to be obese when their body mass index is more than 30 kg/m2, when the normal range is 25-30 kg/m2. Obesity ties alongwith it multiple risks such as diabetes, high blood pressure etc. According to a new study, it can also act as a clarion call to a…

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Diet Sodas Might Not Raise Diabetes Risk

Diet Sodas Might Not Raise Diabetes Risk

Drinking colas and other sugary drinks is tied to an increased risk of so-called pre-diabetes, a precursor to full-blown disease, but diet soda is not, a recent study suggests. Previous studies on the link between diet sodas and diabetes have been mixed; some research pointing to a potential connection has suggested this relationship may be explained at least in part by soda drinkers being overweight or obese. In the current study, however, adults who routinely consumed at least one can of soda or other sugar-sweetened beverages a day were 46…

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SelfDrive.in Plans to Raise $6 Million for Expansion in Next 6 Months

SelfDrive.in Plans to Raise $6 Million for Expansion in Next 6 Months

SelfDrive.in, the Pune-based online self-drive cab operator, is planning to raise $6 million (roughly Rs. 40 crores) from venture capitalists over the next six months to fund expansion into Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. “We are talking to a couple of venture capitalist funds to raise around $6 million over the next six months as we look to enter Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru,” founder of Pinewoods Service Corporation that owns SelfDrive.in Soham Shah told PTI. Founded as a chauffeur-driven car rental firm in 2005 by his father Shashank Shah, Soham entered…

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