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Who Can Donate Blood?

Who Can Donate Blood?

World Blood Donor Day is commemorated every year on 14th June. It is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products. The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2017 is “Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often”. According to WHO statistics, blood donation [...]

June 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Who Can Donate Blood?

Kerala Public Service Commission: Notice for 117 posts released. Here’s how you can apply

Kerala Public Service Commission: Notice for 117 posts released. Here’s how you can apply

Kerala PSC (Public Service Commission) is inviting candidates for 117 posts. Details are available on Kerala’s PSC’s official website, keralapsc.gov.in. Applications will be accepted online till June 14. Candidates have to be 20 to 31 years old and should have a graduate degree from a recognised university or institute. The posts are for village field [...]

June 8, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Kerala Public Service Commission: Notice for 117 posts released. Here’s how you can apply

A New Gene Therapy that Can “Turn Off” Asthma and Food Allergies

A New Gene Therapy that Can “Turn Off” Asthma and Food Allergies

Simply put, asthma is a condition wherein a person’s airway is inflamed, narrowed to an extent that it restricts him/her from breathing normally. The airway gets swollen and also produces extra mucus. The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology estimates nearly 300 million people suffering from asthma across the world. Close to 250,000 die [...]

June 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A New Gene Therapy that Can “Turn Off” Asthma and Food Allergies

Air Pollution Can Alter Heart Structure and Also Cause Heart Failure

Air Pollution Can Alter Heart Structure and Also Cause Heart Failure

As you sit indulgently in your air-conditioned room, take an air conditioned car to commute, every distance as minute and far-stretched, you also know what stake, with this heavy dependence on diesel car- our overall physical activity, health, depletion of resources, standard of air we breathe. Air pollution is one of the rampant concerns of the [...]

May 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Air Pollution Can Alter Heart Structure and Also Cause Heart Failure

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory infection can affect any part of your respiratory tract and make it difficult for you to breathe properly. It can either affect your upper respiratory channel – from sinuses to vocal chords – or the lower tract starting from the vocal chords to the lungs. Besides meddling with your breathing, those suffering from acute [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Drinking Beetroot Juice Can Keep Your Brain Young and Boost Muscle Power

Drinking Beetroot Juice Can Keep Your Brain Young and Boost Muscle Power

Beetroot may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but there’s no denying the fact that it comes with a host of health benefiting properties. The deep maroon coloured veggie is always striking on the plate, and when made into juice, is the best way to enjoy its earthy flavours. Therefore, to give yourself a health [...]

May 3, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Drinking Beetroot Juice Can Keep Your Brain Young and Boost Muscle Power

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

  Alzheimer’s is a chronic disease that damages your mental functions and ultimately leads to memory loss. The disease affects your brain connections that start to degrade due to the damage caused to the brain cells. This causes difficulties with thinking, problem-solving and language. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease which means that symptoms appear gradually [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

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

What A 2017 SEC Filing Can Tell Us About America’s Real Estate Presidency

What A 2017 SEC Filing Can Tell Us About America’s Real Estate Presidency

As America’s real estate president begins his term of office, it is, perhaps, fitting that the top loan in one of the year’s first CMBS deals turns out to be for a building that’s closely connected to the president’s son-in-law and fellow real estate developer, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner. And not just any building, [...]

January 30, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on What A 2017 SEC Filing Can Tell Us About America’s Real Estate Presidency

TBI Blogs: Here’s How We Can Overhaul India’s Education System to Ensure the Right to Education for Everyone

TBI Blogs: Here’s How We Can Overhaul India’s Education System to Ensure the Right to Education for Everyone

A mass movement is required to arrest the growing educational inequity and falling standards of education in India. Shaheen Mistri, CEO and founder-trustee, Teach For India, explains her vision for transforming the educational sector and helping the country achieve its true potential. On January 26, 1950, the Constitution of India came into effect, securing citizens [...]

January 25, 2017 Saheli Education Comments Off on TBI Blogs: Here’s How We Can Overhaul India’s Education System to Ensure the Right to Education for Everyone

How technology can help find those hot toys

How technology can help find those hot toys

Does your little girl have her heart set on finding a Hatchimal under the tree? Good luck — the animatronic bird-like creatures that “hatch” from eggs are one of the toughest toys to find this holiday season. And it’s not the only hot toy in short supply this year. Nostalgic Gen Xers looking to introduce [...]

December 18, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on How technology can help find those hot toys

Now, States can give green clearance to most real estate projects

Now, States can give green clearance to most real estate projects

Buildings and real estate projects, between 20,000 and 300,000 sq. metres, will no longer need to be assessed for their environmental impact, by the Centre. From now on, States can integrate the clearance process of such projects into their building by-laws to streamline environmental clearance to a significant chunk of building projects. “This will expand [...]

December 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Now, States can give green clearance to most real estate projects