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Govt ‘stooping low’ to remove Rajiv Gandhi’s name from IIM Shillong: Tharoor

The government was on Friday in the Lok Sabha questioned on a number of issues related to the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Bill, 2017, that aims at giving B-schools more autonomy and will allow them to grant degrees. One involved removal of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi’s name from… Read more »

Don’t take that X-ray lightly. Even low dose of radiation can harm your heart

Ex-rays are not really as harmless as we’ve been made to think. According to a study, exposure to even low doses of ionising radiation, such as X-rays, may increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases. It is known that populations exposed to ionising radiation in medical or environmental settings have symptoms suggesting… Read more »

X-rays, even in low dose, may harm your heart : Study

Even low exposure to ionising radiation, such as X-rays, may increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases, a study has cautioned. The findings indicated that an individuals’ exposure to X-rays, even at around 0.5 Gy — which is equivalent to recurrent CT scan imaging — is associated with a significantly increased… Read more »