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Audi recalls 52K A6, A7 models due to risk of fuel line leak

Audi is recalling around 50,000 2012 through 2014 A6 and A7 models due to the risk of the fuel line leaking and increasing the risk of a vehicle fire. The Volkswagen luxury division reports in National Highway Traffic Safety Administration documents that a compression point in the affected A6 and A7s could weaken and result in a fuel leak. The ... Read More »

‘Indian Banks Take More Risk During Upturn In Credit Growth’

New Delhi: Indian banks tend to take more risks during times of higher credit growth while the non performing loans of private sector lenders are more reactive to changes in interest rates, says a working paper released by Switzerland-based BIS. Titled ‘Bank lending and loan quality: the case of India’, the working paper said the non-performing loans (NPLs) of private ... Read More »

‘Indian Banks Take More Risk During Upturn In Credit Growth’

New Delhi: Indian banks tend to take more risks during times of higher credit growth while the non performing loans of private sector lenders are more reactive to changes in interest rates, says a working paper released by Switzerland-based BIS. Titled ‘Bank lending and loan quality: the case of India’, the working paper said the non-performing loans (NPLs) of private ... Read More »

White Bread, Corn Flakes Intake Push Up Lung Cancer Risk

Consuming foods and beverages with a high glycemic index, such as white bread or bagels, corn flakes and puffed rice, is linked with an increased risk of developing lung cancer, says a study. Glycemic index (GI) is a measure of the quality of dietary carbohydrates, defined by how quickly blood sugar levels are raised following a meal. The link between ... Read More »

Smartphone Ads Can Put Users’ Personal Data at Risk: Study

Personal information of millions of smartphone users is at risk due to in-app advertising that can leak potentially sensitive user information between ad networks and mobile app developers, a new study has found. The study by researchers from Georgia Institute of Technology in US examined more than 200 participants who used a custom-built app for Android-based smartphones. Researchers reviewed the ... Read More »

Adding Omega-3 Fatty Acids to Your Diet May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

A new study reveals that foods rich in Omega-3 fatty acids are likely to reduce the risk of breast cancer in women who are obese and in post-menopausal phase. The study shows that increasing levels of Omega-3 in the blood were linked with reduced breast density. However, the association was found only in women with a body mass index above 29, bordering ... Read More »

Eating Too Much Fish While Pregnant Raises Child Obesity Risk: Study

  Women who ate more than the recommended three servings of fish per week while pregnant gave birth to children at a higher risk of obesity. (Representational Image) Miami:  Women who ate more than the recommended three servings of fish per week while pregnant gave birth to children at a higher risk of obesity than expectant moms who ate less, ... Read More »