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Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

J K Rowling’s popular Harry Potter series may have helped fans cope with death, according to a study which suggests that the people who dwell on the idea of dying are likely to read the books or watch the movies of the fantasy franchise multiple times. For some, it seems that anxiety about or obsession [...]

August 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Harry Potter series helps people cope with death, finds study

ED finds over Rs 104 crore in BSP account; Mayawati’s brother under scanner

ED finds over Rs 104 crore in BSP account; Mayawati’s brother under scanner

The Eneforcement Directorate on Monday detected cash deposits totalling over Rs.104 crore in an account belonging to the Bahujan Samaj Party and Rs 1.43 crore in an account belonging to party Supremo Mayawati’s brother Anand in a branch of United Bank of India in New Delhi, sources in the Enforcement Directorate said. Officials said the [...]

December 26, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on ED finds over Rs 104 crore in BSP account; Mayawati’s brother under scanner

Blackstone Unit Finds Some Health Nudges Just Don’t Work

Blackstone Unit Finds Some Health Nudges Just Don’t Work

A major health-services company is revamping the employee wellness and care-management programs supplied to its clients after a yearslong study of who actually benefits from calls offering health advice. Equity Healthcare, owned by private-equity giant Blackstone Group, helps shape the health benefits of around 280,000 people. It is sharply cutting back phone calls meant to [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Blackstone Unit Finds Some Health Nudges Just Don’t Work

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them may derive more mental and physical benefits from working out than those with lower expectations. Researchers in Germany found people convinced of the health benefits of cycling enjoyed the exercise more and were more relaxed than cynics. For the study, psychologists at the University of Freiburg asked 76 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

Texas man finds 9-foot alligator hiding in his garage

Texas man finds 9-foot alligator hiding in his garage

A Texas man said “it was a little nerve-wracking” when he opened his garage door and was confronted by a 9-foot-long alligator. Doug Gallmer said he opened the garage at his Fulshear home Thursday evening and came face-to-face with the 300-pound reptile. “I took two steps in and his head was literally right there,” Dallmer [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Texas man finds 9-foot alligator hiding in his garage

RSK Federation finds support from 24 leading bitcoin industry companies

RSK Federation finds support from 24 leading bitcoin industry companies

RSK Labs is developing the first smart contracts platform secured by Bitcoin, codenamed RootStock. Today, 24 of the most influential Bitcoin companies have expressed their support by participating in an innovative hybrid security model, which incorporates a private Federation. The Federation will provide services that are “indispensable to use Smart Contracts in practical scenarios,” according [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on RSK Federation finds support from 24 leading bitcoin industry companies

Funds meant for SCs underutilised, finds panel

Funds meant for SCs underutilised, finds panel

Figures submitted by State governments to the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) have led the monitoring body to observe that while “many States have generally allocated funds to the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan (SCSP) on a par with the Scheduled Castes (SC) population of the States, the actual expenditures under SCSP is between 2% and [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Funds meant for SCs underutilised, finds panel

Clinicians not more wasteful than doctors, study finds

Clinicians not more wasteful than doctors, study finds

Despite concerns aired by doctors that advanced practice clinicians are redundant and prescribe unnecessary tests and treatment, researchers suggest they could become a key part of healthcare as more and more people gain access to services. Researchers at the University of California Los Angeles found that, for a range of conditions and treatments, clinicians are [...]

June 22, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Clinicians not more wasteful than doctors, study finds

Coronary heart failure hazard appears to upward thrust in wintry weather, take a look at finds

Coronary heart failure hazard appears to upward thrust in wintry weather, take a look at finds

While there’s a real kick back inside the air, your chance of being hospitalized for coronary heart failure rises, a brand new look at suggests. cold weather additionally appears to enhance the hazard of hospitalization for both coronary heartfailure and atrial traumatic inflammation, a circumstance characterized by means of an abnormal heartrhythm. “inside the beyond, [...]

May 8, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Coronary heart failure hazard appears to upward thrust in wintry weather, take a look at finds

Study finds women who live in greener areas live longer

Study finds women who live in greener areas live longer

THURSDAY, April 14, 2016 — Women living in homes surrounded by lots of trees and vegetation may have a lower risk of death than those in areas with less greenery, a new study suggests. Researchers sifted through data on more than 108,000 women across the United States. The information was collected between 2000 and 2008. [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Study finds women who live in greener areas live longer

Early stage breast cancer does need treatment, study finds

Early stage breast cancer does need treatment, study finds

FRIDAY, April 15, 2016 — Early stage breast cancers known as DCIS (ductal carcinoma in situ) should be treated with surgery, not a “wait-and-watch” approach, according to new research. Experts have debated whether to treat early DCIS or simply monitor it to see if it progresses. The new study suggests excision of DCIS — cancer [...]

April 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Early stage breast cancer does need treatment, study finds

Women twice as likely to die from severe heart attack, study finds

Women twice as likely to die from severe heart attack, study finds

WEDNESDAY, April 6, 2016 — Women are up to twice as likely as men to die from the most dangerous type of heart attack, a worldwide study finds. Although death rates have fallen, there are still significant survival differences after what’s called ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), according to the Yale University-led team of investigators. [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Women twice as likely to die from severe heart attack, study finds