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Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

Venture Catalysts (VCats), one of India’s top integrated incubators, has teamed up with London-based Well Tech (a health-focused innovation platform) to launch a health tech accelerator – HealthCare Catalysts – which will foster technological innovation in the field of healthcare. The new accelerator will have offices in India, Sri Lanka, and the UK. Mumbai-based VCats told YourStory that it plans to invest $15 million [...]

March 26, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Venture Catalysts launches new health tech accelerator, to invest in 20-25 early stage startups

American Cancer Society Suggests Colon Cancer Screenings To Begin At Age 45 To Prevent Early Deaths

American Cancer Society Suggests Colon Cancer Screenings To Begin At Age 45 To Prevent Early Deaths

The American Cancer Society is now urging people not to wait until they are 50 to get their colon checked. The organization’s new guidelines suggest that people should get screened for colon cancer in their 40s. The Alarming Rise In Colon Cancer Cases The ACS announced this new guideline on Wednesday, May 30, stating that extensive analysis [...]

July 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on American Cancer Society Suggests Colon Cancer Screenings To Begin At Age 45 To Prevent Early Deaths

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

Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Staying up awake late in the night will make you feel much more than just being groggy in the morning. According to a study, if you are a “night owl”, or like to stay up late and have trouble dragging yourself out of bed in the morning, you are at a higher risk of dying [...]

April 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Hit the bed early every night. If you don’t get enough sleep, you will die soon

Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of early death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a study has found. The research concludes that people who have suffered from cardiovascular disease, and have a normal intake of vitamin D, reduce their risk of morality as a consequence of the disease by 30%. [...]

March 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Under nutrition in the preschool years is associated with hearing impairment later in life, a study suggests. Hearing loss is the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, and an estimated 80 % of affected individuals live in low- and middle-income countries. The study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, [...]

February 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

RBI to cut rates in early 2017, aided by tame inflation: Reuters poll

RBI to cut rates in early 2017, aided by tame inflation: Reuters poll

The Reserve Bank of India is expected to take advantage of expectations that inflation will remain low in the near-term and cut interest rates again early next year with an aim to boost already-solid growth a little bit more, a Reuters poll found. New RBI Governor Urjit Patel and his six-member Monetary Policy Committee used [...]

October 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on RBI to cut rates in early 2017, aided by tame inflation: Reuters poll

Early voting trends favor Hillary Clinton in Fla., N.C.

Early voting trends favor Hillary Clinton in Fla., N.C.

Democratic voters in Florida and North Carolina are requesting mail-in ballots at a significantly higher rate than they were at this point in the 2012 campaign, a promising sign for Hillary Clinton in what could be two of the closest swing states in the country. In 2012, President Barack Obama narrowly won Florida and narrowly [...]

October 12, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Early voting trends favor Hillary Clinton in Fla., N.C.

Supply factors pull oil prices lower early Friday

Supply factors pull oil prices lower early Friday

The prospects of growing supplies of oil on the market offset the latest OPEC chatter on rebalancing efforts to push oil prices lower in early Friday trading. Oil drifted around in volatile trading Thursday as key economic indicators bounced off underlying questions about the gap between oil supplies and global demand. Libya and Nigeria, two [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Supply factors pull oil prices lower early Friday

Supply factors pull oil prices lower early Friday

Supply factors pull oil prices lower early Friday

A global fund has raised over $12.9 billion from international donors as part of a campaign aimed at effectively eradicating AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis by 2030, conference organizers said on Saturday. The Global Fund asked government, faith-based and private-sector partners to raise a total of $13 billion at a donor conference in Montreal to support [...]

September 18, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Supply factors pull oil prices lower early Friday

Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Wednesday urged the Election Commission to declare the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections early, by January-February next year. Ms. Mayawati argued that the family feud within the ruling Samajwadi Party and the “jungle raj” in the State would lead to “chaos” in governance in the coming months and cause difficulty [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Citing family feud in SP, Mayawati calls for early polls in U.P.

Best College Values Releases Latest Rankings for Online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education

Best College Values Releases Latest Rankings for Online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education

RALEIGH, N.C., July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Best College Values (bestcollegevalues.com), an online resource that helps students find reputable and affordable degree programs, has just released a new ranking of online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education (http://www.bestcollegevalues.com/rankings/online/best-masters-early-childhood-education/). The ranking consists of 25 programs, all regionally accredited by one of the six regional accrediting [...]

July 25, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Best College Values Releases Latest Rankings for Online Master’s of Education in Early Childhood Education