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Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Older persons who have acquired positive beliefs about old age from their surrounding culture are less likely to develop dementia, a study has found. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, examined whether culture-based age beliefs influence the risk of developing dementia among older people, including those who carry the high-risk gene variant. “We [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

HIGHLIGHTS It stars Vicky Kaushal and Angira Dhar in the lead Ratna Pathak Shah and Supriya Pathak come together in this movie The story revolves around the plight of real estate prices in Mumbai A frequent criticism of Netflix in India is that the streaming giant has a paucity of local content. Netflix is looking to change [...]

February 12, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Netflix’s Love Per Square Foot Is Nothing But Your Typical Rom-Com

Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

Getty Images Tim Cook Apple announced a big iPhone update, iOS 11.3, is coming later this spring with plenty of new features including Business Chat. It’s a big deal. Imagine a day where you can quickly schedule a doctor’s appointment, buy new shoes or book a plane ticket, all from iMessage. Business Chat has the fundamentals [...]

January 24, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Apple’s new Business Chat in the upcoming iOS update is a huge deal

This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

Are you able to breeze through a day at work without so much as thinking about snacks, only to get home and spend the evening as a slave to the fridge? Well, according to the latest research, science could be to blame for your after-hours cravings. New findings by scientists in the USA have shown that, in [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This is why we tend to overeat in the evening, according to a study

Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Is there such a thing as ‘healthy alcohol’? If certain individual studies on the effects of tequila are to be believed, then there sure is! The Mexican alcoholic drink is touted to be healthier than other drinks like whiskey or vodka because of some supposed health benefits that it has. That seems extremely odd because [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Is Tequila Good For Health? Here’s Why It’s Believed To Be

Why Drinking Ginger Water Every Day Is Extremely Beneficial

Why Drinking Ginger Water Every Day Is Extremely Beneficial

Ginger is a long established medicine which is loaded with essential nutrients. Its healing properties have been known since ages and have been adapted by numerous cultures. Ginger roots are powered with vital minerals like manganese, copper magnesium and potassium. Apart from this, it is also rich in vitamins such as E,C and A. Ginger not only increases the [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why Drinking Ginger Water Every Day Is Extremely Beneficial

This is how the flu can actually kill you

This is how the flu can actually kill you

This week, you might have read reports of the Australian flu doing the rounds and even taking people’s lives. It sounds pretty scary, right? While in the majority of cases the flu doesn’t end in death, in some eventualities it can. However, most flu-related deaths occur in older people and young children because they’re most vulnerable. But exactly how [...]

January 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on This is how the flu can actually kill you

What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

We bandy acronyms about so much that sometimes we assume everyone knows what they mean. Take the acronym ROI. While experienced business people may have an idea of what that means, I’ve had new entrepreneurs and non-native English speakers sheepishly ask me, “What is  ROI?” ROI stands for “return on investment.” Often you see “return [...]

December 21, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on What is ROI, or Return on Investment?

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Last week, the FDA approved a first-of-its-kind medical device to track whether patients are actually taking their medications. The device is a triumph of technology—it may represent an important tool to support team-based care for complex patients—but it forces us to consider a host of new questions about the limits of technology in health care [...]

November 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

The colder months of the year come studded with a variety of veggies, from ruby red beets to a range of cruciferous veggies, radiant carrots and bright leafy greens. While most take the traditional route of cooking with these seasonal delights, others like to raise the bar a notch higher and get into the mode of experimentation. [...]

November 11, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Winter Greens: Juice or Blend, Is It Safe to Have Leafy Veggies Raw?

The state that is leading the way on health care

The state that is leading the way on health care

Could a state in one of the farthest corners of our country finally help us turn a corner on health care? It looked like that on Tuesday when the people of Maine voted decisively to expand Medicaid over the wishes of their governor, Paul LePage, bringing health care coverage to 70,000 people in the state, many for [...]

November 10, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on The state that is leading the way on health care