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How recycling capacity in muscles is enhanced by resistance training

How recycling capacity in muscles is enhanced by resistance training

Resistance training, a form of exercise that forces your skeletal muscles to contract, enhances the recycling capacity in muscles, finds a recent study. Autophagy is a major catabolic route in cells responsible for the clearance of proteins and organelles. Pathological levels of autophagy are associated with muscle wasting, but physiological levels are important for cellular [...]

April 11, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How recycling capacity in muscles is enhanced by resistance training

Protect your bones by opting for Mediterranean diet

Protect your bones by opting for Mediterranean diet

Consuming a Mediterranean diet, which is rich in fruits, vegetables, grains, potatoes, olive oil, seeds, fish, low saturated fat, dairy products and red meat may boost bones and muscle mass in postmenopausal women, a study suggests. Researchers found that menopause is characterised by a decline in estrogen levels that speeds a woman’s loss of bone [...]

March 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Protect your bones by opting for Mediterranean diet

Pacific Heights mansion, inspired by Art Deco era, asks $17.8 million

Pacific Heights mansion, inspired by Art Deco era, asks $17.8 million

Photos courtesy of David Bellings, Coldwell Banker Inching its way into the top five priciest properties on the San Francisco market, this circa-1917 manse in tony Pacific Heights is quite the stunner, especially for neo-Art Deco fans with an eye on the past. Coming in at six beds, five baths, and roughly 8,900 square feet spread [...]

March 10, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Pacific Heights mansion, inspired by Art Deco era, asks $17.8 million

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Design Outed by Case Maker, Animoji-Like Avatars Tipped

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Design Outed by Case Maker, Animoji-Like Avatars Tipped

HIGHLIGHTS Dbrand has revealed renders for both the phones The Galaxy S9+ has been shown to sport a dual camera setup Pre-orders for skins and wraps are currently live Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have been outed in yet another set of renders, this time courtesy accessories maker Dbrand. The renders reveal the front and back panel [...]

January 31, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Design Outed by Case Maker, Animoji-Like Avatars Tipped

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

According to Ayurvedacharya Dr. Partap Chauhan, Director Jiva Ayurveda, “Ayurveda believes that there are three types of immunity: 1. Sahaj (hereditary), or immunity you’re born with. 2. Kalaj (seasonal), or immunity that comes and goes with seasons/age/time. 3. Yuktikrit (established), or immunity you can develop with a regular and balanced diet, and systemic practice of [...]

January 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Top Winter Foods By Ayurveda For Your Diet This Season

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world’s top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung’s appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million (roughly Rs. 776 crores) in favour of Apple. The justices left in place a 2016 ruling by the US [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

Neck massage by barber may damage nerve, cause paralysis

Neck massage by barber may damage nerve, cause paralysis

A haircut at most barber shops in India is followed by a head massage. It often ends with a `neck-crack’, when the barber holds you by the chin and turns the neck sharply to the left and right. Like countless Indian men, Ajay Kumar, 54, came away from the salon feeling refreshed after the haircutand-massage [...]

September 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Neck massage by barber may damage nerve, cause paralysis

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

  You should soon be able to send your friends money using WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned company expects to roll out support for UPI (Unified Payment Interface) to its messaging app WhatsApp by the end of the year, a person familiar with the matter said. WhatsApp is in advanced talks with banks and lobby organisation NPCI to add support for [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice which believes that diseases occur when the natural flow of energy in our body is disrupted. In order to improve the body’s functions and promote self-healing, certain acupoints are stimulated with the help of thin needles inserted into your skin. In general, acupuncture has been treated as an alternate form [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Acupuncture May Help You Lose Weight By Suppressing Your Appetite

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday. San Francisco-based Uber insists it is a service, not a transport provider, connecting riders with freelance drivers directly and much more cheaply than traditional cab companies. But [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Around 1.71 lakh engineering aspirants on Sunday took the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) across 500 centres in the country and abroad. Most of the students found the exam papers, especially the mathematics section, easier than previous papers. A total of 2.2 lakh candidates who appeared for JEE (Main) test, held on April 8, were shortlisted [...]

May 23, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Engineering students relieved by easier JEE (Advanced) papers

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times

Respiratory infection can affect any part of your respiratory tract and make it difficult for you to breathe properly. It can either affect your upper respiratory channel – from sinuses to vocal chords – or the lower tract starting from the vocal chords to the lungs. Besides meddling with your breathing, those suffering from acute [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Respiratory Infection Can Heighten the Risk of Heart Attack by 17 Times