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SC ban on construction activity could hit real estate project timelines, lead to litigations

SC ban on construction activity could hit real estate project timelines, lead to litigations

If the stay on construction activities imposed by the Supreme Court in certain states gets extended, it could lead to real estate project delays and litigations, say realty experts. The SC imposed a stay on construction in Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and Chandigarh for not framing any policy on solid waste management. According to CARE [...]

September 10, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on SC ban on construction activity could hit real estate project timelines, lead to litigations

Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Turns out, change in habits after divorce can lead to early death in some, a new research has claimed. According to a study conducted by the University of Arizona, divorce is linked to a wide range of poor health outcomes, including greater risk for early death. However, the reason for the connection is not well [...]

June 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Divorce and habits like smoking and no exercise can lead to early death

Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

HIGHLIGHTS 80 percent of the wearable revenue came from smartwatches Apple and Xiaomi managed to rake in 18 percent sales each 3.8 million Apple Watches were sold in first quarter After a sluggish past, the wearables market is finally seeing a boost with 35 percent rise in overall shipments year on year in the first [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple, Xiaomi Lead Wearables Market in First Quarter of 2018: Canalys

Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

A group of researchers have found that a common drug for treating epileptic seizures if used by pregnant women can lead to birth defects. The UC Davis School of Medicine study discovered that it interferes with glutamate signaling in earliest stages of nervous system development. The research, conducted in frogs, could inform the development of [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Antiepileptic drugs if used by pregnant women could lead to birth defects

Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Turns out, digital addiction can increase the feeling of loneliness, anxiety, and depression among people. In a new San Francisco State University study, researchers Erik Peper and Richard Harvey argued that overuse of smartphones was just like any other type of substance abuse. “The behavioural addiction of smartphone use begins forming neurological connections in the [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Digital addiction can be as bad as substance abuse, can lead to depression

Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Counter diseases through wellness activities

Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Counter diseases through wellness activities

Sixty one percent of the deaths in India in the age group of 30 to 70 are due to non-communicable diseases such as heart disorders, diabetes, and cancer, according to a WHO report published in September 2017. Most of these are preventable deaths since they are associated with lifestyle choices made by individuals from early [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Do you lead a sedentary lifestyle? Counter diseases through wellness activities

Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

With over 20 lakh cases of tuberculosis (TB) worldwide, India is the second leading country to contribute to the related mortality rate. In India, female genital tuberculosis is a rampant disease, which is also growing as a major health issue that leads to infertility. As per various medical researchers, tuberculosis is a root cause of [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Guard yourself against tuberculosis. It can lead to male and female infertility

How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

Exposure to childhood violence is linked to psychiatric disorders, according to a research. The results of the study conducted by researchers at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health and Federal University of Sao Paulo showed that having experienced any traumatic event and low socioeconomic status were associated with an internalizing disorder such as depression [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How childhood violence can lead to psychiatric disorders among adolescents

Newly found mechanism could lead to preventing allergic reactions

Newly found mechanism could lead to preventing allergic reactions

Scientists have found a new mechanism in which an antibody can prevent allergic reactions in a broad range of patients. The breakthrough could pave the way for a far more effective allergy medicine. The antibody interacts in a complex biochemical process in the human body by which it prevents the human allergy antibody (IgE) from [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Newly found mechanism could lead to preventing allergic reactions

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Smoking cannabis to feel less depressed is a well-known phenomenon- but does it actually work? A study has recently warned that the teenagers who begin smoking pot early are at an increased risk of depression and heightened feelings of negative emotionality. According to researchers, young people with cannabis-dependence have an altered brain function that may [...]

January 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smoking weed may lead teens to have negative emotions, increased psychosis

Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

Given our busy and chaotic lives, as many as one in three people have trouble sleeping – either they are not getting enough sleep, or suffer disturbed sleep or in some cases, it’s a combination of both. Whatever be the situation or the reason, lack of sleep can play havoc with your physical as well [...]

July 8, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Lack of Sleep May Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Health experts, we should eat at least five portions of fruits and vegetables everyday as they’re a great source of fiber, antioxidants and several other vitamins and minerals. But are all vegetables as healthy as we think they are? They may not be, according to this new study. Some health experts are [...]

May 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A Protein in Cucumbers, Potatoes and Other Vegetables Could Lead to Alzheimer’s Disease