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Here’s how your mind and body are connected

Here’s how your mind and body are connected

Our mind and body are connected and any emotional turbulence has a direct impact on the overall well being. In order to keep the body healthy, it is important to keep the mood upbeat. Read on for deets Here’s how your mind and body are connected Everyone gets moody. Some days you feel on top [...]

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3 Tips For Business Leaders Who Are New To Managing Gig Workers

3 Tips For Business Leaders Who Are New To Managing Gig Workers

The freelance economy is no longer an uprising. It’s a true revolution few business leaders are fully prepared for. Mid-market companies in the US (with an annual turnover of $100 million to $5 billion) already have an 18% contingent workforce and the number will hit 20% in just one year from now, per EY estimates. McKinsey [...]

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US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State

US Universities And Retirees Are Funding The Technology Behind China’s Surveillance State

HONG KONG — Princeton University and the US’s largest public pension plan are among a number of stateside organizations funding technology behind the Chinese government’s unprecedented surveillance of some 11 million people of Muslim ethnic minorities. Since 2017, Chinese authorities have detained more than a million Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in political reeducation [...]

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Bill Gates: These breakthrough technologies are going to profoundly change the world

Bill Gates: These breakthrough technologies are going to profoundly change the world

Personalized cancer vaccines. Lab-grown meat. Toilets that save lives. Wearable electrocardiograms. Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Bill Gates says these are among the technologies that are going to change the world we live in. Gates curated the 18th edition of the MIT Technology Review’s annual roundup of “recent technology breakthroughs that are poised to deeply impact our lives” released Wednesday, [...]

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Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

Real Estate May Add 13% to India’s GDP by 2025. Here are the Hurdles that Lie Ahead

The Indian real estate sector is expected to contribute 13 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2025, according to the ‘Indian Real Estate and Construction: Consolidating for growth’ report by National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) and Asia Pacific Real Estate Association (APREA). In 2017, the realty sector contributed about 6-7 percent [...]

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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 [...]

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Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

Strokes are linked to dementia, increases risk of the brain disease by 70%

People who have suffered a stroke are more likely to develop dementia, a study conducted by the University of Exeter Medical School confirmed. The study involved an analysis of 3.2 million people across the world. Researchers found that the link between stroke and dementia persisted even after taking into account other dementia risk factors such as blood pressure, [...]

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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 [...]

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What are the benefits of working out twice a day?

What are the benefits of working out twice a day?

When you are trying to manage your weight doing some form of physical activity daily is good. But, repeating the same exercises, intensity or duration does not work. Working out twice a day is usually for high-level athletes. But for an average person, a single workout session is enough. Although, that doesn’t mean that you can’t practise [...]

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Body image issues are affecting young kids as well, here’s why

Body image issues are affecting young kids as well, here’s why

Having issues with body image is a problem that a lot of people deal with. It mostly stems from unrealistic body ideals. The issue not only affects adolescents and adults, but kids as well. A recent study found a connection between hormones and body satisfaction in young pre-pubescent children. The study examined data from more [...]

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Iron Deficiency: What Happens To Your Body When You Are Iron Deficient

Iron Deficiency: What Happens To Your Body When You Are Iron Deficient

Iron deficiency is one of the most common nutritional deficiencies in a human body. Iron is the mineral that is vital for producing haemoglobin, a protein that helps red blood cells deliver oxygen around the body. So, if your body lacks haemoglobin, the tissues and muscles wouldn’t get enough oxygen, and further hamper the body [...]

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Selfie filters are affecting body image, triggering dysmorphic disorder

Selfie filters are affecting body image, triggering dysmorphic disorder

With advancements in photo-editing technology through applications like Snapchat and Instagram, the level of physical ‘perfection’ is the obsession of social media. People’s perceptions of beauty worldwide are changing, which can take a toll on a person’s self-esteem and trigger body dysmorphic disorder. Boston Medical Center (BMC) researchers in a JAMA Facial Plastic Surgery Viewpoint argued [...]

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