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Consuming butter may double your risk of diabetes

Consuming butter may double your risk of diabetes Next time you order pizza with extra cheese or paranthas with dollops of butter, remember, you may be twice at risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, researchers have warned. The findings in the study led by Marta Guasch-Ferre, researcher at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in the US, showed that ... Read More »

Malaria vaccine found effective in early human trial

IANS | Feb 18, 2017, 02.30 PM IST Malaria vaccine found effective in early human trial When administered together with antimalarial medication, an experimental malaria vaccinehas been found to protect people in early clinical trial. The study involved 67 healthy adult test persons, none of whom previously had malaria. The best immune response was shown in a group of nine ... Read More »

Antibiotics could replace surgery as appendicitis treatment

Antibiotics could replace surgery as appendicitis treatment Antibiotics may be an effective treatment for acute non-complicated appendicitis in children, instead of surgery, a study says. The condition, which causes the appendix – a small organ attached to the large intestine – to become inflamed due to a blockage or infection, affects mainly children and teenagers. Appendicitis is currently treated through ... Read More »

You have been cleaning your ears all wrong

Feburary 18, 2017 1/6Your step-wise guide to remove earwax 0 We get too overzealous about maintaining our hygiene, sometimes pushing the Q-tips as much in our ears as humanly possible. We would still be thinking that this is the right way to go about it but that’s not so! Studies have shown how dreadful this habit can be. Earwax, in ... Read More »

Maharashtra government appoints committee to frame guidelines for improving new colleges and courses

In order to bring up new colleges, courses, additional divisions and satellite centres, an eight-member committee has been appointed by the state government. Guidelines to be framed for improving new colleges and courses RELATED STORIES Dead rat found in midday meal, 9 admitted to hospital Shiamak Davar has a message for CBSE Board aspirants! Delhi Nursery Admissions: HC allows admission ... Read More »

‘Curb corporal punishment in schools’, Menaka Gandhi writes to HRD ministry

After the increasing cases of corporal punishments came into limelight, Maneka Gandhi has written to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar in order to curb such punishments in schools. Need to curb corporal punishment in schools RELATED STORIES Delhi Nursery Admissions: HC allows admission process to go on Shiamak Davar has a message for CBSE Board aspirants! Dead rat found in midday ... Read More »

Delhi Nursery Admissions: HC allows admission process to go on

Maintaining that the order passed by the single judge was “totally wrong”, “erroneous” and “against the law”, the Delhi government sought a stay on Thursday on the operation of the interim order Delhi Nursery admissions RELATED STORIES Dead rat found in midday meal, 9 admitted to hospital Bihar Intermediate Exams: 360 students expelled for cheating Delhi Nursery Admissions: Government moves ... Read More »

Insecure Android apps put connected cars at risk

Android applications that allow millions of car owners to remotely locate and unlock their vehicles are missing security features that could prevent tampering by hackers. Researchers from antivirus vendor Kaspersky Lab took seven of the most popular Android apps that accompany connected cars from various manufacturers and analyzed them from the perspective of a compromised Android device. The apps and ... Read More »

Microsoft’s decision to scrap February security updates unnerves patch experts

Microsoft this week canceled February’s slate of security updates for Windows and its other products, including Office, just a day after saying that the fixes would only be delayed. Patch experts struggled with the decision, pointing out that known vulnerabilities will go unpatched and that IT planning had been disrupted. “I was shocked,” said Chris Goettl, product manager at patch ... Read More »

Radeon Vega vs. GeForce GTX 1080 Ti? AMD, Nvidia announce dueling events at GDC 2017

The annual Game Developers Conference usually maintains an intense software focus, but GDC 2017 seems to be shaping up as a hit for PC hardware enthusiasts, too. Both AMD and Nvidia have announced events taking place alongside GDC, and in fact, both are being held on the very same day—February 28. First up: AMD, which is reviving the “Capsaicin” event ... Read More »