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CBSE Class 10 result: Why Delhi’s performance has seen a dip since 2013

New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) 10th grade results were announced early afternoon on Saturday, and Delhi saw a major dip of 13.67% in its performance from previous years. Officials of the Directorate of Education said they would collect all data and look into the matter. This year 78.09% of the students from Delhi who appeared for the grade 10 exams, passed the exams. This is a major dip in performance from previous years performances. in fact , Delhi’s performance in the grade 10 CBSE exams have…

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Another Reason to Never Eat Fast Food Again (That Has Nothing to Do With Fat)

Add this to the list of reasons a drive-thru meal isn’t good for you: the paper it comes packaged in may contain chemicals linked to serious health problems, according to a new study. The Silent Spring Institute, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), and the Green Science Policy Institute teamed up with researchers at the University of Notre Dame and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to analyze more than 400 wrappers and containers from 27 fast-food chains throughout the country. About half the wrappers tested contained flourine, a marker for fluoridated compounds known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl…

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One in Every Three Indian Kids Has Unhealthy BMI: Reveals Survey

Health is a major issue in our country especially when it comes to kids. A new survey has been doing the round in this respect with some alarming results. The nationwide 7th Annual School Health and Fitness Study 2016 released by EduSports, a school sports enterprise, reveals that a large number of school children in India have fitness levels far from satisfactory. The survey is conducted every year and last year’s report covered 1,69,932 students in the age group of 7 – 17 years from 326 schools in 86 cities and 26…

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Heavy Drinking has been Normalized for Women, and it’s Killing them in Record Numbers

The ads started popping up about a decade ago on social media. Instead of selling alcohol with sex and romance, these ads had an edgier theme: Harried mothers chugging wine to cope with everyday stress. Women embracing quart-sized bottles of whiskey, and bellying up to bars to knock back vodka shots with men. In this new strain of advertising, women’s liberation equaled heavy drinking, and alcohol researchers say it both heralded and promoted a profound cultural shift: Women in America are drinking far more, and far more frequently, than their…

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India Has 3.7 Million With Alzheimer’s, Will Double By 2030: Experts

A total of 3.7 million people in India are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, and related disorders, and the figure is likely to double by 2030, according to health experts on Tuesday. People over the age of 60 are becoming victim of Alzheimer’s, with women constituting 70 per cent of the total burden of the disorder. “Memory loss that accompanies aging doesn’t necessarily occur because you’re getting older, but because you’re not exercising your brain enough during your senior years. That’s why staying active by…

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Austerity,Has,Turn,Young,Men,In,Britain,to,’Spornosexuals’

Austerity measures undertaken by governments as a result of economic crisis have driven young men to become spornosexual and to seek value instead through their bodies, says a study. Spornosexuality which is a fusion of “sports star” and “porn star” was coined in July 2014 and pointed out the rise of men attending the gym primarily for reasons of appearance, rather than for health or fitness. The findings showed that young men are increasingly striving for a gym-fit, photo-perfect bodies to create a social media brand. “Austerity has eroded young…

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