Month: July 2009

70m diabetics in India by 2015: Study

CHENNAI: India, already the diabetic capital of the world, is heading towards a diabetic explosion, with 70 million people to be affected by 2015, a decade ahead of expectations. Fuelling the alarming trend is the rise in diabetes prevalence in rural areas.The unexpected surge has forced the Diabetes Atlas, a global report on the disorder, …

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Texting while driving increases risk of crashing

NEW YORK: Don’t text while driving as a new study suggests that doing so increases the risk of a crash much more than talking or listening on a mobile phone. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute said texting while driving “increases the risk of a crash much more than previous studies have concluded with motorists taking …

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