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Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Vaping has been taking over headlines in recent weeks, and for all the worst reasons. The smoking alternative has been linked to lung issues in dozens of hospitalized patients and health officials are investigating what may be hundreds of related cases. Now, in the state where these cases began to gain national attention, Wisconsin, health officials [...]

August 31, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Let’s get something straight about the panic over vaping and lung health

Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

(Representative image) NEW DELHI: The country’s start-up community should now not worry about taxmen and concentrate on their businesses as concerns related to ‘angel tax’ have been “sorted out”, the CBDT chief said on Saturday. Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) chairman P C Mody told PTI in an interview that all “legacy issues” related to start-ups [...]

July 8, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Forget about taxman; focus on business: CBDT to start-ups

ITC’s hospitality forays – the less talked about business interest of tobacco/FMCG giant

ITC’s hospitality forays – the less talked about business interest of tobacco/FMCG giant

Hotel Leelaventure’s Rs 3,950 crore asset sale to Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management has run into a roadblock with the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) putting the transaction on hold after a complaint by minority shareholder ITC. The tobacco giant, which owns 7.9 percent in Hotel Leela, has alleged that rules on valuation and related-party [...]

April 26, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on ITC’s hospitality forays – the less talked about business interest of tobacco/FMCG giant

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

If you dream of starting your own business, there are plenty of resources. Coaches, books and websites detail specific steps you should take or rules you should follow. But to be successful, you have to break the rules. You must be unapologetic about who you are and dare to be different. Here’s my advice for [...]

February 6, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on The Nine Things No One Tells You About Starting A Business

Much to shout about voice technology

Much to shout about voice technology

Amazon’s Echo and Google Home devices are two of the most notable examples of how this technology is transforming the way we connect with machines. In fact, voice search is quickly becoming the primary search mode for consumers, with Comscore UK predicting that by the year 2020, half of all searches will be via voice. [...]

January 28, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Much to shout about voice technology

Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Turns out, a peaceful mind can foster happier dreams. It has long been assumed that the content of dreams can tell us something about a person’s well-being. However, so far, dream researchers have mostly studied the dreams of people suffering from various disorders and we know very little about the positive side. Well-being researchers, on [...]

August 27, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Stay calm, sweet dreams and good sleep are all about peace of mind

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Ladies, when was the last time you got a mammogram or got yourself screened for breast cancer? A simple self-examination at home might lead to early detection, and in turn boost chances of recovery. We’re not exaggerating. “Breast cancer accounts for 25% of all female cancers diagnosed worldwide. It is the most common cause of [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

8 things you need to know about breast cancer

Author and breast cancer survivor Nicola Sellars opens up about the things that would have made her cancer journey a little bit easier Any sort of cancer diagnosis can be life-changing and, no matter how ‘prepared’ you might be, there are some things that come with the disease that you simply can’t predict. Here, author [...]

April 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 8 things you need to know about breast cancer

5 things I wish I’d known about endometriosis sooner

5 things I wish I’d known about endometriosis sooner

Sufferer Georgina, 25, opens up about the things she wishes she’d known about the painful condition before her diagnosis Endometriosis, a condition where tissue that behaves like the lining of the womb is found outside the uterus, causes severe and debilitating period pain. It affects more than a million women in the UK, yet there is [...]

April 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 things I wish I’d known about endometriosis sooner

Everything you need to know about kefir

Everything you need to know about kefir

Forget chia seeds or kale: fermented foods are the health trend of the moment and the new kid on the block is kefir – a cultured, fermented milk drink. Similar to yogurt, kefir has a slightly more tart, sour taste (some say it’s ‘fizzy’ thanks to the carbon dioxide produced during the fermentation process). Traditionally, it’s made [...]

April 16, 2018 Loknath Das Uncategorized Comments Off on Everything you need to know about kefir

Everything you need to know about turmeric

Everything you need to know about turmeric

Tumeric is old news in Asia, where people have been reaping the benefits of this native spice for thousands of years. But it seems that the western world is only just cottoning on to how much this wonder root can help improve our everyday health and wellbeing, with many newspapers reporting on one woman’s recent claims that it has helped [...]

January 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Everything you need to know about turmeric

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Drinking 100% fruit juice does not raise blood sugar levels, according to a study. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes and supports a growing body of evidence that 100% fruit juice has no significant effect on glycemic [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels