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Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk

Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Various factors like taking contraceptive pills and working at a desk all day can put you at risk. New research has found that patients who choose to receive alternative therapy as treatment for curable cancers instead of conventional cancer treatment have a higher risk of death. There is increasing [...]

August 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk

6 things you should stop being embarrassed about at the gym

6 things you should stop being embarrassed about at the gym

Going to the gym can be a nerve-wracking experience for some of us, especially if it is our first time and we have enrolled in a swanky gym. There are times we all feel out of place or awkward. But you need to get it out of your head and focus on your goal. Here [...]

August 2, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 6 things you should stop being embarrassed about at the gym

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

A liberal education aims at the ‘making of men’, said Sir Raymond West, vice-chancellor of the University of Bombay, speaking in the convocation address in July 1882. “It [education] is not to be diverted into a process of manufacturing human tools wonderfully adroit in the exercise of some technical industry, but good for nothing else,” [...]

July 20, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on For the University of Mumbai, at 160, it’s time to introspect

Keep diseases at bay this monsoon

Keep diseases at bay this monsoon

The arrival of monsoon in Delhi is a welcome relief from sweltering heat.But rainy season is also the time when there is maximum spurt in bacterial and viral infections -for example, common cold, flu, typhoid, Hepatitis A, dengue and chikungunyaamong others.Doctors say kids and elderly are most vulnerable. Good personal hygiene and avoiding `risky’ food and water is advised to keep diseases [...]

July 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Keep diseases at bay this monsoon

Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

You’ve probably been seeing an increase in Legionnaires’ disease coverage in the news lately. Legionnaires’ was blamed for the illnesses of four L.A. Fitness gym members in Florida late last month, and a New York City police officer is currently in the hospital recovering from Legionnaires’ as well. (Fellow cops were warned not to shower at a precinct in East Harlem, where traces of the [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cases of Legionnaires’ Disease Are Occurring Across the U.S. What Is It, and Are You at Risk?

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Google’s Daydream View VR headset is now available in India priced at Rs. 6,499. The VR headset has been listed on Flipkart and will include the controller as well. The headset was first made available in the US, UK, Canada, Australia, and Germany back in November last year. The headset is being offered on Flipkart [...]

June 12, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Daydream View VR Headset Launched in India at Rs. 6,499

Apple’s External Graphics Development Kit Available for Purchase at $599

Apple’s External Graphics Development Kit Available for Purchase at $599

At its WWDC 2017 event on Monday, Apple announced that with the new Metal 2 graphics API in macOS High Sierra, external graphics will be supported by Macs through the Thunderbolt port. Notably, the Cupertino-based company is now selling its own developer kit, termed External Graphics Development Kit, at a price of $599 (roughly Rs. [...]

June 10, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple’s External Graphics Development Kit Available for Purchase at $599

How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

Many people are aware that big companies are much more likely than small businesses to offer employer-sponsored health insurance to their employees. The Medical Expenditure Panel Survey (MEPS), an annual effort to query nearly 40,000 establishments, conducted by the Federal Government’s Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shows that only 34.8 percent of private sector [...]

May 12, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance Differs at Big and Small Businesses

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

We have come across umpteen reports linking obesity to depression. Compared with normal weight adolescents, obese adolescents have a higher prevalence of mental health problems, self-esteem, anxiety, depressive disorders, due to their body image issues. According to a new study things aren’t as picture perfect in the other side of the spectrum too. A significant [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Skinny Women Are At a Increased Risk of Depression

Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

You think you did your part in preventing risk of heart disease by avoiding oily junk food. Think again. While you avoided the risk of increased bad cholesterol, did you do enough to counter it with good cholesterol? Recent study suggests that an adequate level of ‘good cholesterol’ is as essential as avoiding bad cholesterol [...]

March 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Inadequate Intake of Good Cholesterol Can Put You at Risk of Heart Disease

New COR Collection Presented at imm cologne 2017

New COR Collection Presented at imm cologne 2017

Solo for a seat. With Flint and Roc, two new individual easy chairs are being released in 2017. The corner bench Mell even offers seating space for an entire ensemble. Lovers of spacious sofas can get comfortable on Pilotis. And those who like to revel in materials can create surprisingly homely highlights with leather and [...]

February 18, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on New COR Collection Presented at imm cologne 2017

Colors Textures and Patterns at Lynne Cunningham Art

Colors Textures and Patterns at Lynne Cunningham Art

Lynne Cunningham has an outstanding career as a landscape architect and had completed many urban public projects in Northern California. So that’s not unusual that her paintings are focuses on subjects as cityscapes, landscapes, memory paintings or derived from nature. My paintings are contemporary and expressionist. I work with a color palette inspired by nature, and [...]

February 14, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Colors Textures and Patterns at Lynne Cunningham Art