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Last updated: Friday, October 24, 2014 11:14:04 AM

Iron-rich food puts night workers at diabetes risk
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Consuming iron-rich food may increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes in workers who punch in for the graveyard shift, found a research.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:56:13 PM

Walnuts can help keep Alzheimer's at bay
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Having a walnut-enriched diet every day may help reduce the risk, delay the onset, slow the progression of, or prevent Alzheimer's disease all together, found a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:50:04 PM

'India's re-election to UNHRC is endorsement of its position'
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) India's re-election Tuesday to a second term on the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is an overwhelming endorsement of the country's position on human rights and its pledge to the United Nations, according to Indian Ambassador Asoke Kumar Mukerji.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:46:16 PM

India's Exim Bank support for Senegal's rice sufficiency project
Dakar (Senegal), Oct 22 (IANS) The Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has offered Senegal $62.95 million through letters of credit (LoCs) to support a rice self-sufficiency programme, deputy managing direct of the bank, David Rasquinha has said.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:46:14 PM

Brazilian Embraer unveils largest military transport plane
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 22 (IANS) Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has unveiled the first prototype of the largest military transport plane.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:28:03 PM

Canada fighter aircraft to help fight IS
Ottawa, Oct 22 (IANS) An air fleet consisting of CF-18 Hornet fighters departed from Canadian forces' base Cold Lake for the Middle East, in support of the efforts to fight against the Islamic State (IS), Canada's national defence ministry announced.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 1:20:04 PM

Smoking hampers recovery during abstinence from alcohol
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) People who want to get rid of alcohol dependence but cannot quit smoking may not achieve full neuro-cognitive recovery, said a study.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:44:04 PM

How giant black holes block star formation
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) Massive black holes spewing out radio-frequency-emitting particles at near-light speed can block formation of new stars in ageing galaxies, a study has found.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 12:44:03 PM

On Ebola fear, US varsity blocks African journalists' visit
Miami, Oct 22 (IANS/EFE) The University of South Florida (USF) in the US has cancelled the academic visit of 14 African journalists fearing that they might be carriers of the Ebola virus, media reported.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:56:19 AM

Rio 2016 tennis venue a 'game changer', says former World No.1
Rio de Janeiro, Oct 22 (IANS) Former world No.1 Gustavo Kuerten believes the Rio 2016 Olympics will spawn a new age for Brazilian tennis, describing the event's venue as potentially "game-changing".

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 11:40:04 AM

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