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Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

Marijuana is considered to be a medicinal drug and if consumed for health purposes, it can be useful for a person. But in July this year, a study showed that marijuana use may lead to psychosocial problems. Now, a new research found a link between use of marijuana and changes in brain function. A group of researchers has [...]

October 13, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Marijuana leads to changes in brain function, increases violent behaviour: Research

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

Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

Bosses who bully their employees experience well-being for only a short while, as abusive behaviour takes a toll on the mental state of supervisors after about a week, a study has found. “The moral of the story is that although abuse may be helpful and even mentally restorative for supervisors in the short-term, over the [...]

October 6, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you work for an abusive boss? Don’t worry, it will backfire on them in the long run

UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi

UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi

UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, along with Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the new premises of Unesco, New Delhi. Representative image UNESCO Director General, Irina Bokova, along with the HRD Minister, Prakash Javadekar jointly inaugurated the new premises of Unesco, New Delhi, cluster office at Chanakyapuri, on Wednesday. The designer [...]

October 3, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on UNESCO’s new campus inaugurated in Delhi

HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

Among the many styles of architecture in the Brendonwood neighborhood is “Windsweep”, a magnificent example of Art Deco design. Windsweep is an art deco home designed by the nationally recognized architect, Leslie Ayres. It was built in 1946 and is located at 5845 Highfall Road. lt is the only art deco designed home in the neighborhood [...]

October 3, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

Effective and effortless design in a contemporary art deco home

Effective and effortless design in a contemporary art deco home

Acohesive, contemporary yet uncomplicated interior scheme distinguishes this recently extended art deco home. “The client wanted the interiors to appear as if an interior designer had not been engaged; nothing too styled, colour co-ordinated or heavily considered,” Amber Road co-director Yasmine Ghoniem says. The choice of furniture and fittings (a mix of old and locally made new [...]

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Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

Immunotherapy is less invasive than chemotherapy in the treatment of cancer, notably in its most advanced forms, offering new hope to women with breast cancer. Ahead of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, here is a brief overview of this new technology, which, like a vaccine, involves making the immune system recognise cancer cells in order [...]

September 21, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Immunotherapy: How your immune system can be roped in to treat breast cancer

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Nearly 61% of deaths in India are now attributed to non-communicable diseases, including heart disorders, cancer and diabetes, according to new data released by the World Health Organisation on Monday. Almost 23% are at risk of premature death due to such diseases. The UN agency has warned countries, including India, against premature deaths due to NCDs and said governments must [...]

September 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

Contrary to the general perception that real estate has been going through a bad phase for the past few years, according to Knight Frank Global House Price Index Q2 2017, prices in the residential real estate market in India appreciated 10.5% in 12 months or 70% (absolute) in 5 years ending June 2017. According to the [...]

September 17, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Will the next 5 years see an upswing in real estate?

RERA and real estate success in store

RERA and real estate success in store

After demonetisation, which almost brought house sales to a halt, real estate developers are grappling with the Real Estate Regulation and Development Act and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). “Real estate has gone through many down cycles since 1991. But we have not seen three tsunamis together. The developers are bound to act in [...]

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Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

Nutrients found in foods rich in monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) such as olive oils, nuts and avocados are linked to general intelligence, according to a study. The researchers found that general intelligence was associated with the brain’s dorsal attention network, which plays a central role in attention-demanding tasks and everyday problem solving. In particular, general [...]

September 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to be smarter? Include nuts, avocados, olive oil in your diet

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