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Arts & Leisure - Arts

What are the chances of having a heart attack? Heart diseases remain one of the biggest killers globally, yet most people remain unsuspected about its risk.So how do doctors calculate a person risk of heart disease? According to ABC News, "There's a number of factors that you've got to take into account ... all at the same time," said Professor Anthony Rodgers from the George Institute for Global Health, Australia."The leading ones are your age, your sex, what your blood pressure is, what your level of cholesterol is, whether you smoke and whether you've got diabetes," said Rogers.In addition to questions regarding your lifestyle, the physician then takes your blood pressure and order a blood test to check your cholesterol, and whether you are diabetic. The data is then fed into an online calculator, which calculates your risk of having a stroke or a heart attack over the next five years, in percentage.Lastly, the figure generated is called the ...

Arts & Leisure - Movies

Notices issued on petitions against ban on screening of Maalik LAHORE: Lahore High Court on Monday issued notices to the Ministry of Information, Broadcasting & National Heritage and others for May 17, on two identical petitions challenging the ban on screening of film "Maalik".Justice Shams Mehmood Mirza issued notices on petitions filed by Leader of Opposition in Punjab Assembly Mian Mehmood ur Rasheed and Munir Ahmad.Earlier, the petitioners' counsel submitted that after a few days of its premier, the federal ministry issued a notification, slapping ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Radiotherapy can affect lung cancer patients adversely ISLAMABAD: Treating patients who have early stage lung cancer with radiotherapy can increase their risk of death from causes other than cancer, says a study.In particular, they found that high doses to the left atrium of the heart and the superior vena cava had the strongest association and increased risk of non-cancer death."Our results show that even within a few years a radiation dose to the heart is associated with an increased risk of non-cancer ...

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A simple wheel converts your regular bicycle into an E-bike The modes of transport are undergoing positive changes, and companies are constantly experimenting with green technologies, electricity in particular has become the latest trend. A company has taken this trend into an unexpected territory and the firm has literally reinvented the bicycle’s wheel into electrical powerhouse. According to The Verge, the firm GeoOrbital has provided a simple solution.Instead of building a battery and motors into a bike, GeoOrbital has introduced a wheel that can be ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Bipasha Basu, Karan Singh Grover's dreamy wedding will give you an ultimate wedding goals After a beautiful pre-wedding ceremony, Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu and Karan Singh Grover got married at a suburban hotel in Mumbai on April 30 and here are some pictures of their wedding functions. Copyright Business Recorder, 2016

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Sugar damages the brain, fortunately! it can be reversed Bad news for sugar lovers, as too much sugar is not just bad for your teeth, it is worse for the brain, revealed a latest study.According to Telegraph, researchers from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that fructose, which is a type of sugar found naturally in fruits and vegetables, and is also present in soft drinks and sweets, damages brain cells leading to a number of diseases, from diabetes, heart ...

Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Ex-Wife Jennifer Winget Has Lot to Say about Karan-Bipasha Wedding Actors Karan Singh Grover and Bipasha Basu will soon tie a knot on April 30. Both the actors have been enjoying their pre-wedding ceremony on Friday. Karan’s ex-wife Jennifer Winget, after a long silence has a lot to say about the most anticipated Bollywood wedding.In an interview to Hindustan Times, she said, “It was an experience, and an amazing roller-coaster ride. There were some happy and sad moments. But I know that I gave my ...