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Binge-watchers, beware: You may be at greater risk of developing blood clots

Binge-watchers, beware: You may be at greater risk of developing blood clots

Watching television for too long may double the chances of developing blood clots, a study has warned. Prolonged TV viewing has already been associated with heart disease, but this is the first study to look at blood clots in veins of the legs, arms, pelvis and lungs known as venous thromboembolism (VTE). Previous research has [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Binge-watchers, beware: You may be at greater risk of developing blood clots

Ladies, have you been stressed lately? You are at greater risk of obesity

Ladies, have you been stressed lately? You are at greater risk of obesity

Women, who have recently experienced one or more traumatic events or those who have undergone several negative events in the last few years, are at a higher risk of developing obesity, warns a new study. Such events may also enhance cardiovascular diseases such as heart attack, stroke, diabetes and cancer. A recent study said that underweight [...]

November 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ladies, have you been stressed lately? You are at greater risk of obesity

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 India launch live stream is scheduled to start at 2:30pm IST At the Moto X4 India launch event, the company announced key details such as the variants, price, release date, launch offers, and other availability details of the handset. The smartphone comes in two variants, with the Moto X4 price in India for the 3GB [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

What: HOME & INTERIORS Where: Bonhams, 22 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JX, UK When: 15 November, 10.00Am GMT Public Viewing: November 14, 10:00am – 04:00pm, November 15, 09:00am – 10:00pm Top lots of the sale: – Julius Heinrich Hähnel (German, 1823-1909) – A Wild Boar, 1880. Signed ‘J. Haehnel, fc. 1880’, and ‘gegossen Lauchnamer’ (Cast in Lauchnamer), bronze with [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Equitas Small Finance Bank chief people officer S. Muralidharan. Photo: Nathan G/Mint Chennai: When Equitas Small Finance Bank (then known as Equitas Microfinance Ltd) started the Equitas Development Initiatives Trust (EDIT) in February 2008, the idea was to render meaningful service to the community at large. Since then, the sole focus of EDIT has been on [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Strong people policies at every stage set EDIT schools apart

Is your baby born preterm? They are at greater risk of having cognitive difficulties later in childhood

Is your baby born preterm? They are at greater risk of having cognitive difficulties later in childhood

A new large-scale UK study has found that preterm babies are at a higher risk of developing cognitive, motor and behavioural difficulties in later childhood, which could affect school performance. Previous research showed that preterm babies are more likely to sleep independently but perform poorly in academics. Led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), the research looked [...]

October 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Is your baby born preterm? They are at greater risk of having cognitive difficulties later in childhood

India’s retail inflation static at 3.28% in September

India’s retail inflation static at 3.28% in September

India’s annual retail inflation remained static in September with a marginal drop in the food prices, official data showed on Thursday. According to the data furnished by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, September’s consumer price index (CPI) inflation remained static at 3.28% as compared to August. On a sequential basis, the country’s Consumer [...]

October 13, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on India’s retail inflation static at 3.28% in September

Respiratory tract infection puts kids at increased asthma risk later in life

Respiratory tract infection puts kids at increased asthma risk later in life

A recent study has linked respiratory tract infections in young children to an increased risk of asthma and worse lung function in later life. The research of 154,492 European children, which will be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress, found that those who had had upper respiratory infections, such as colds, sinusitis, laryngitis, [...]

September 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Respiratory tract infection puts kids at increased asthma risk later in life

Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

A study has recently warned that stroke survivors are almost doubly at risk of developing cancer. The findings indicated that nearly 45% of cancer diagnoses occurred within the first six months after a stroke diagnosis. “Post-mortem studies have suggested that cancer can develop after a stroke, but the magnitude of this association has not been described,” [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Beware, stroke survivors are at double risk of colon and lung cancer

Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

All it takes is one person’s yawn to make everyone else follow suit in the office. This is a universal phenomenon, known as contagious yawning. This can affect productivity in the workplace by making employees lazy and sleepy. It also gives the idea to your bosses, that you’re bored. We got in touch with experts [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Hyundai Motor Co said its China plant halted operation due to a supply disruption on Tuesday, its second shutdown in China in less than a month as diplomatic tensions between China and South Korea over a US missile defence system took toll on its business. One of the five China plants operated by its joint [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer

Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer

The risk of suffering a heart attack is more likely to peak in the winter season and decline in summers because air temperature acts as an external trigger for the life-threatening disease, an analysis has shown. The findings revealed that the average number of heart attacks per day was significantly higher during colder temperatures as [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer