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Karnataka-TN border districts on high alert

Bengaluru: Karnataka districts bordering Tamil Nadu have been put on high alert following the death of DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi, police said on Tuesday. “Orders have been issued to the Superintendents of Police of Bengaluru Rural, Kolar, Chamarajanagar and Mysuru districts bordering Tamil Nadu to be on high alert,” said Karnataka Additional Director General of […]

Elderly with high BMI at risk of cognitive decline: Study

London: Being obese in older age may lead to poor brain health as higher waist-hip ratio was associated with reduced cognitive function, according to a study. The association could be explained by an increased secretion of inflammatory markers by belly fat, which has been previously associated with a higher risk of impaired cognition. Previous studies […]

Sensex, Nifty scale fresh lifetime highs ahead of RBI policy decision

Mumbai: Breaking all previous records, the BSE Sensex advanced by over 80 points to hit a new peak of 37,690.23, while the Nifty scaled a fresh high of 11,378.95 in opening trade ahead of the Reserve Bank’s bi-monthly policy meet outcome due later in the day. The 30-share index surged 83.65 points, or 0.22 per […]

High immunity protein at birth cuts childhood malaria risk: Study

Sydney: Newborn babies who are born with a high level of an immune-related protein in their blood cells are less likely to develop malaria throughout their early childhood, a study revealed. The research showed that babies born with a high level of a certain type of immunity proteins cytokine, known as IL-12, in their umbilical […]