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UNESCO declare Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles as a World Heritage Site

UNESCO declare Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles as a World Heritage Site

UNESCO declare Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles as a World Heritage Site It was a euphoric day for Mumbai on Saturday. Fourteen years after the idea was first mooted, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) finally declared the city’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles, straddling two heritage precincts of Fort and [...]

December 10, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on UNESCO declare Mumbai’s Victorian and Art Deco Ensembles as a World Heritage Site

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Between Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility   7:09 PM ET Fri, 7 Dec 2018 | 00:59 Investors should prepare themselves for more stock market swings as a host of “difficult crosscurrents” weigh on equities, CNBC’s Jim Cramer said Friday as stocks traded lower. “Now that the S&P 500 has gone negative for [...]

December 9, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Cramer’s game plan: Between the Fed, China and Apple, get ready for more volatility

Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

Ford Motor, Walmart, and delivery service Postmates will collaborate to design a service for delivering groceries and other goods to Walmart customers that could someday use autonomous vehicles, the companies said on Wednesday. The project is the latest to grow out of Ford’s broader effort to develop businesses that could use automated delivery vehicles. Ford [...]

December 5, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Ford and Walmart collaborate to design automated-vehicle delivery

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

The Food and Drug Administration recently approved mobile fertility app Natural Cycles as a method of contraception. While Natural Cycles was certified in Europe last year, this is the first time the U.S. has allowed a mobile app to advertise itself as a medical device that prevents pregnancy. In doing so, the FDA created a new category [...]

October 14, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Fertility apps are increasingly being used as contraception and one has even gained FDA approval

Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Following a simple lifestyle, such as eating all food within 10 hours, can restore balance, help to lose weight, stave off metabolic disease and maintain health, suggests a study led by one of an Indian-origin. The study, conducted over mice, suggests that the health problems associated with disruptions to animals’ 24-hour rhythms of activity and [...]

September 14, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat all your meals within 10 hours for weight loss and good health

Stay calm and meditate, mindfulness can boost pain tolerance

Stay calm and meditate, mindfulness can boost pain tolerance

Mindfulness — a meditative practice that focusses on paying attention to the present moment — can increase person’s tolerance to pain, a study has found. Researchers from Wake Forest School of Medicine in the US analysed data obtained from a study published in 2015 that compared mindfulness meditation to placebo analgesia. They sought to determine [...]

September 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Stay calm and meditate, mindfulness can boost pain tolerance

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

Patients experience emotional response to diagnosis and ‘feel dirty’

Patients experience emotional response to diagnosis and ‘feel dirty’

Turns out, the consequences of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) reach well beyond patients’ physical health, souring social relationships, and leading some healthcare providers (HCP) to distance themselves from affected patients. HAIs are infections that patients get while receiving treatment for medical or surgical conditions, and many HAIs are preventable. Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University conducted a [...]

August 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Patients experience emotional response to diagnosis and ‘feel dirty’

Feeling the blues, pick up a bicycle and pedal your worries away

Feeling the blues, pick up a bicycle and pedal your worries away

Turns out, cycling is the ideal mode of transport associated with the greatest health benefits, it improves self perceived general health, mental health and reduces the feelings of loneliness, a new study reveals. The study was led by the Barcelona Institute for Global Health. It formed part of the EU funded PASTA project and was [...]

August 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Feeling the blues, pick up a bicycle and pedal your worries away

4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

We work 5 days a week and live for the weekend. And if it’s a long weekend that you spot on the horizon, the dreaded week seems to pass quickly. But weekend also brings with it oodles of lazy mornings, weekend bingeing and of course, a break from routine. But should this change in routine [...]

August 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 4 easy tricks to stay on track with your fitness goals and avoid bingeing this long weekend

5 of the best detox foods for cleansing and weight loss

5 of the best detox foods for cleansing and weight loss

If you tend to overeat or eat too much junk food, it can make you feel bloated and unhealthy. And unless you detoxify your body, even switching to a healthy diet or exercising won’t help you feel better. Detoxification can also help with weight loss, so if you have hit a plateau, it could be because you need to get rid of toxins [...]

August 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on 5 of the best detox foods for cleansing and weight loss

Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!

Greening sidewalks, parks and vacant or dilapidated spaces could be an important and inexpensive tool to help address the rising cases of depression, anxiety and stress in urban communities, suggests a study. “Dilapidated and vacant spaces are factors that put residents at an increased risk of depression and stress and may explain why socioeconomic disparities [...]

July 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s Another Way To Cut Down Depression, Anxiety And Stress: Go Green!