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Making health insurance work

Making health insurance work

The National Health Protection Scheme is disconnected from primary care. It also needs to be scaled up It is unusual for a health programme to become the most prominent feature of a Union Budget. The previous government missed the bus when it failed to implement the recommendations of the High-Level Expert Group on Universal Health [...]

February 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Making health insurance work

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

Researchers from University Medical Center Mainz and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Germany developed a mouse model that allowed them to identify blood signatures associated with response to antidepressant treatment and could show the importance of the stress-related glucocorticoid receptor in recovery from depression. Major depression is the leading cause of disability according [...]

January 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

Researchers from University Medical Center Mainz and the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Germany developed a mouse model that allowed them to identify blood signatures associated with response to antidepressant treatment and could show the importance of the stress-related glucocorticoid receptor in recovery from depression. Major depression is the leading cause of disability according [...]

January 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on There’s a reason why antidepressants don’t work for everyone

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

Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

All it takes is one person’s yawn to make everyone else follow suit in the office. This is a universal phenomenon, known as contagious yawning. This can affect productivity in the workplace by making employees lazy and sleepy. It also gives the idea to your bosses, that you’re bored. We got in touch with experts [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Are you a serial yawner at work? You might be just making everyone lazy

Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Hyundai Motor Co said its China plant halted operation due to a supply disruption on Tuesday, its second shutdown in China in less than a month as diplomatic tensions between China and South Korea over a US missile defence system took toll on its business. One of the five China plants operated by its joint [...]

September 8, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Supply disruption halts work at Hyundai Motor’s plant in China

Get health insurance at work? Here’s how ACA repeal could affect you

Get health insurance at work? Here’s how ACA repeal could affect you

Recent attention about the planned repeal of the Affordable Care Act has focused on the 20 million people who might lose their health insurance if President Barack Obama’s signature health care law is dismantled by Republicans in Congress. But people who get insurance through their employers – an estimated 150 million Americans – may also [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on Get health insurance at work? Here’s how ACA repeal could affect you

Apple’s letter to the NHTSA suggests work on self-driving technology

Apple’s letter to the NHTSA suggests work on self-driving technology

To be or to not to be. Apple’s self-driving cars are a huge secret. At one moment , it seems like the company is going full steam into the field and at the next, it comes up and denies everything. Well, the company has just submitted a letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [...]

December 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Apple’s letter to the NHTSA suggests work on self-driving technology

Moroccan gas work returns after seismic event

Moroccan gas work returns after seismic event

A natural gas pipeline in Morocco, interrupted by seismic activity, has been completed and related production has resumed, a company said Friday. Circle Oil said in a statement it was “pleased to announce the completion of gas pipeline repairs in Morocco.” The company, which has its headquarters in Ireland, temporarily cut back on natural gas [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Moroccan gas work returns after seismic event

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

Building Work Starts on Bridlington’s Lifeboat Station

Building Work Starts on Bridlington’s Lifeboat Station

The RNLI’s (Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s) new lifeboat station in Bridlington is under construction on Spa Promenade in the town. Work to realign the sea wall and increase the width of Princess Mary Promenade has been completed and phase two of the project has begun. The new Art Deco style building will replace the charity’s [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Building Work Starts on Bridlington’s Lifeboat Station

4 in 10 Americans think work affects their health: Poll

4 in 10 Americans think work affects their health: Poll

  WEDNESDAY, July 13, 2016 — Many Americans think their job takes a toll on everything from their health and stress levels to their eating and sleeping habits, a new poll found. “The takeaway here is that job number one for U.S. employers is to reduce stress in the workplace,” said poll director Robert Blendon. [...]

July 29, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on 4 in 10 Americans think work affects their health: Poll