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5 benefits of green coffee that you didn’t know about

For most of us, we can’t start the day without having a cup of coffee. Most of us tend to go for the different types of coffee such as Espresso, black or a good old cold coffee. However, there is another variety of coffee that you don’t know about and that is green coffee. Green coffee, despite being unpopular, has surprisingly various health benefits. We got in touch with nutritionists Kavita Devgan and Tripti Tandon, who explain how green coffee is healthy for us. 1)High in antioxidants: Since they are raw…

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Young women who have hypertension are at an increased risk of heart failure post delivery

Young women suffering from hypertension are at an increased risk of heart failure within the six weeks after delivery, also known as the postpartum period, according to a study. Heart failure is a leading cause of maternal morbidity and death, affecting relatively young reproductive-age women, especially among those with the presence of an additional disease or condition, such as hypertension. The study found that although less than 2% of all pregnancy-related hospitalisations occurred during the postpartum period, nearly 60% of pregnancy-related heart failure hospitalisations took place during the same time….

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40% women lung cancer patients in Goa non-smokers, likely victims of passive smoking

Almost 40% of women in Goa who have lung cancer do not smoke themselves, which means it is likely that they are victims of `passive smoking’, an anti-tobacco NGO has said. The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) said yesterday that there has been a rise in the number of women in the state who smoke. The overall percentage of smokers in the state’s population has dwindled in the last three decades, it said. NOTE India president Dr Shekhar Salkar told reporters that almost 40% of the women diagnosed with…

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University of Michigan Changes Conflict Rules for Investments

(Bloomberg) — The University of Michigan changed how its endowment’s advisory committee handles potential conflicts of interest and discontinued a fund that helped pay the salaries of the chief investment officer and his staff. The changes were announced Thursday at a board of regents meeting following a review of the policies and practices at the investment office, university public affairs spokesman Rick Fitzgerald said in a statement posted on its website. The school will require members of its investment committee, which advises the university on the management of its $11 billion endowment,…

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The Four Pillars of Foreign Investment

In Switzerland, there are very few cantons-—Swiss member states—in which foreign investors can purchase property, according to an investment expert. ALEKSANDARGEORGIEV / GETTY IMAGES There are abundant rewards to investing in real estate overseas: The opportunity to immerse yourself in a foreign culture, diversify your investment portfolio, and perhaps see substantial returns over time, to name a few. But as complex as purchasing domestically can be, investors should anticipate that buying a home in a foreign market will be even more complicated, given that there are unfamiliar property ownership laws,…

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Beware, these are the types of cancer where patients are at higher risk of committing suicide

Patients with prostate, bladder or kidney cancers are five times more likely to commit suicide, a survey led by an Indian-origin scientist has found. The analysis also showed that cancer patients are about three times more likely to commit suicide than the general population. The proportion of attempted suicides which result in a completed or successful suicide was higher in cancer patients, with a higher proportion still in patients with urological cancers. Severe psychological stress is one of the main side-effects of both a diagnosis of cancer and the treatment,…

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