Nutritional Supplements Aren’t Necessarily Nutritious

The evidence review analyzed 16 supplements and eight dietary interventions Nutritional supplements and dietary interventions provide little to no protection against cardiovascular disease or death, according to a new review of research published Monday in the Annals of Internal Medicine. One even showed negative effects. Lead author Safi...
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Three blind spots to avoid in your money matters

Avinash Luthria Personal finance blind spots can wreck your future. Here are the three most common personal finance blind spots and there is a high probability that you have at least one of them – not saving enough; taking too much risk; and buying high-cost investment products. We...
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Bharti Airtel shuts 3G service in Kolkata

Telecom operator Bharti Airtel on Friday announced closing of 3G service in Kolkata as part of its plan to replace the third generation mobile technology with 4G in the country. “This is in line with our stated strategy of focusing on serving quality customers with best-in-class service experience. Going forward,...
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India won’t allow trade talks overtake national interest

Stating that the US has taken a “unilateral position” in rolling back export incentives from India, the government June 26 asserted that it would not allow trade negotiations to overtake issues of national interest. Responding to supplementaries during the Question Hour in Lok Sabha, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal...
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Cocoa shells may help prevent obesity-induced insulin resistance

Obesity alters cells in ways that can lead to long-term health problems. Examples of obesity-induced cell changes include inflammation and damage to metabolic functions, such as the ability to use insulin and make energy. Compounds in cocoa may have the potential to prevent obesity-related conditions, according to new...
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These common drugs may increase dementia risk

A common class of drugs that doctors prescribe for a number of conditions — from bladder problems to Parkinson’s disease and depression — may increase a person’s risk of dementia, a large new study concludes. Some common drugs may increase dementia risk. New research by scientists from the...
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