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 Two or more drinks daily may damage heart in elderly

Two or more drinks daily may damage heart in elderly

28 May 2015

New York: Having two or more drinks daily may damage the heart of elderly people, a study has warned. Moderate drinking is generally defined as two drinks a day (beer, wine or liquor) for men and one drink a day for women.

drinks,   human heart,   cardiomyopathy,   Latest health news ,  
Obesity affects males more than females, reveals study

Obesity affects males more than females, reveals study

28 May 2015

New York: Obesity may be tougher on male immune systems than females, suggests a study conducted by an Indian-American researcher. Kanakadurga Singer, Assistant Professor in Pediatrics at the University of Michigan, found that high-fat diets reprogram blood stem cells in male mice, promoting metabolic disease.

Obesity,   Obese men,   Obese women,   University of Michigan,   human immune system,   Obesity problem,   Latest lifestyle news,  
Islamic State enters ruins of Syria's Palmyra after storming city: Monitor

Islamic State enters ruins of Syria's Palmyra after storming city: Monitor

21 May 2015

Damascus: Islamic State (IS) militants have gained complete control of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra, a Unesco world heritage site, official reports said here on Thursday.The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said that an air base, a central prison and the intelligence headquarters are all under the control of the IS.

Islamic State,   Syria Palmyra,   Syrian Observatory for Human Rights,   Sunni Muslim groups,   Latest world news,  
Humans may become cyborgs within 200 years

Humans may become cyborgs within 200 years

27 May 2015

London: Humans may 'upgrade' themselves to become cyborgs within the next 200 years, merging man and machine to potentially live forever. Yuval Noah Harari, a professor at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem believes the wealthy will transform into a new type of divine, immortal human with complete power over life and death.

human upgrade,   cyborgs,   Hebrew University,   biological manipulation,   Latest technology news,  
 <strong>Rights</strong> groups hail referendum win on gay marriage in Ireland

Rights groups hail referendum win on gay marriage in Ireland

23 May 2015

London: Gay rights groups hailed victory in Ireland's referendum to allow same-sex marriage on Saturday after the 'No' campaigners effectively conceded defeat in the historic vote.

Gay rights,   Ireland gay marriage,   John Murray,   Iona Institute,   Republic of Ireland,   Latest world news,   Latest,  
Delhi High Court quashes look out circular against Greenpeace <strong>activist</strong>

Delhi High Court quashes look out circular against Greenpeace activist

12 Mar 2015

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday set aside the look out circular issued against Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai who was offloaded from a flight to London two months back, saying her fundamental right to travel cannot be curtailed.

Delhi High Court,   Greenpeace activist,   Priya Pillai,   human rights violation,   Pillai abroad travel,  
52 killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria

52 killed in US-led airstrikes in Syria

02 May 2015

Damascus: The toll in the US-led coalition airstrikes on a northern Syrian town has risen to at least 52, a monitoring group reported Saturday.

US led airstrikes,   Airstrikes,   Syria,   Islamic State,   ISIS,   Syrian Observatory,   Human Rights,   World Latest News,  
<strong>Human</strong> attention span down to just eight seconds: Microsoft

Human attention span down to just eight seconds: Microsoft

18 May 2015

Toronto: With the rise in digital technology, the human attention span has shortened from 12 seconds to eight seconds in more than a decade, a recent study by Microsoft Corporation has found.

Human attention,   Technology use,   Microsoft Corporation,   social media,   digital media,   Online games ,  
Pay interim relief to four sexually harassed minor girls: NHRC

Pay interim relief to four sexually harassed minor girls: NHRC

01 May 2015

Puducherry: The National Human Rights Commission has directed the Puducherry government to pay an interim relief of Rs one lakh to each of the four minor girls who were allegedly sexually exploited by 18 persons, including nine police officials about three months back.

NHRC,   National Human Rights Commission,   Puducherry government,   rape cases,   Latest India news,  
Centre revokes travel ban on Greenpeace <strong>activist</strong> Priya Pillai

Centre revokes travel ban on Greenpeace activist Priya Pillai

13 May 2015

New Delhi: Government has revoked its order barring a Greenpeace India activist, who was controversially offloaded from flying to London in January, from travelling abroad, the NGO claimed on Wednesday.

Modi Government,   Greenpeace India,   NGO,   Priya Pillai,   Home Ministry ,  

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