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Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Here’s another reason to eat fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes, as according to scientists, a plant-based diet may help to reduce the risk of a deadly heart failure. According to the study, people who eat more fruits and vegetables are 42% less likely to develop the condition than those who consumed fewer plant-based foods. [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat more green leafy vegetables & fruits to live longer, reduce risk of heart failure

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

As we move towards darker nights that will take us into winter, now is a great time to head to bed earlier and set a new sleep schedule. Sleep expert Matthew Walker, a UC Berkeley professor and author of the recently released, Why We Sleep, says that getting a sufficient amount of shut-eye can do wonders [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Feeling tired and sleepy all the time? Here’s how to get more shut-eye in winter

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

Public health experts in the UK have spoken out against a new book that claims many of us should be eating more salt, not less – claiming the advice could endanger people’s health. New York scientist James DiNicolantonio says in his book The Salt Fix that the World Health Organisation and the US and UK advisory bodies [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt

More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

New Delhi The government plans to convert existing hospitals at India’s major ports into medical colleges and super speciality centres on PPP basis, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday. “We will convert the existing hospitals at our ports into medical colleges and super speciality centres on a PPP basis,” shipping, road transport and highways [...]

July 14, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on More medical colleges: Port hospitals to be teaching institutes, says Gadkari

New Features from Twitter, Pinterest, Plus More Small Biz Headlines

New Features from Twitter, Pinterest, Plus More Small Biz Headlines

Social media isn’t just for promoting your small business — it can also be a great resource for providing customer service. And this week, Twitter added a location sharing feature that can make it easier for some businesses communicating with customers using direct messages. And Twitter wasn’t the only social media platform to add new [...]

June 8, 2017 Loknath Das News Comments Off on New Features from Twitter, Pinterest, Plus More Small Biz Headlines

Call for more championing of NZ’s PhD scheme

Call for more championing of NZ’s PhD scheme

This is the argument laid out in New Zealand’s PhD tuition strategy for international students 2005-2015, a holistic analysis– a paper by the international director at the University of Aukland, Brett Berquist. In the paper, Berquist argues that the program has boosted the country’s research output and higher education reputation as well as offset the [...]

April 25, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Call for more championing of NZ’s PhD scheme

Deepika’s outfit choices for her international TV show debuts prove less is more

Deepika’s outfit choices for her international TV show debuts prove less is more

Like we’ve mentioned at least 758575843 times before, Deepika Padukone manages to look flawless in what ever she chooses to wear. Her debut on international TV programs, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Late Late Show with James Corden being no different. The Bollywood star who recently took a plunge into the world of international [...]

January 19, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Deepika’s outfit choices for her international TV show debuts prove less is more

Govt to get more space, albeit marginal, to contain fiscal deficit

Govt to get more space, albeit marginal, to contain fiscal deficit

The government leeway to contain the fiscal deficit at 3.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) might be marginal, though the nominal economic growth is projected to be higher than estimated.   India’s nominal GDP growth, according to the Advance Estimates released on Friday, was projected at 11.9 per cent for 2016-17 against 11 [...]

January 7, 2017 Saheli Business Comments Off on Govt to get more space, albeit marginal, to contain fiscal deficit

Looking For Health In All The Wrong Places: Why the US pays more and gets less

Looking For Health In All The Wrong Places: Why the US pays more and gets less

America spends more on healthcare per capita than any other country in world. In 2015, the US devoted 17% of the gross domestic product, more than $3 trillion, to health expenditures. 17% of the GDP is approximately twice the average health cost of the OECD countries. Unfortunately this unsurpassed spending has not made the US [...]

December 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Looking For Health In All The Wrong Places: Why the US pays more and gets less

Pay more, get less: Americans have the worst health among 10 wealthy nations

Pay more, get less: Americans have the worst health among 10 wealthy nations

This picture of Americans’ health is just sick. Adults in the United States — still — have the worst health compared with their counterparts in 10 other wealthy nations despite the fact that America spends far more on medical care than those countries, a new survey finds. The Commonwealth Fund report released Wednesday also found [...]

November 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Pay more, get less: Americans have the worst health among 10 wealthy nations

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

The chief financial officers (CFOs) at Britain’s biggest companies are more worried than their European counterparts about how Brexit will affect their firms’ bottom lines, according to a new survey by Deloitte. 65% of British CFOs say Brexit negotiations will be “bad for business,” compared with just 37% of European CFOs surveyed. Deloitte, one of [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

More pain in store for real estate, jewellery sector stocks

More pain in store for real estate, jewellery sector stocks

Real estate and jewellery continued to reel under selling pressure on Friday, three days after the government demonetised Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes in a bid to curb black money circulation in the economy. While the Nifty Realty index tanked nearly 5% in morning deals, stocks of most gems and jewellery makers lost up [...]

November 11, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on More pain in store for real estate, jewellery sector stocks