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Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less invasive, makes recovery faster

Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less invasive, makes recovery faster

The study was able to evaluate the effectiveness of this new technique on 150 patients in eight hospitals across Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Currently, only 15 per cent of lobectomies around the world are performed by VATS  |  Photo Credit: IANS Washington DC: A research has shown that thoracoscopic lobectomy- video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery [...]

May 5, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery less invasive, makes recovery faster

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

How to live more with less technology

How to live more with less technology

For a computer scientist and best-selling author, Cal Newport keeps a low profile on the internet. “You won’t find him on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram,” says the bio on the flap of his recent book, Digital Minimalism: On Living Better With Less Technology. This “outsider status”, as Newport calls it, hasn’t stopped him from giving [...]

March 17, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How to live more with less technology

Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

Listed companies accounted for a little less than a third of the corporate tax in FY18, down from nearly 40 percent in FY17 and 49 percent a decade ago, Business Standard reported. India’s top companies listed in BSE500, BSE Mid-cap or BSE Small-cap index paid Rs 1.88 lakh crore in direct taxes in FY18, against total [...]

December 4, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Listed cos account for less than one-third of corporate tax in FY18: Report

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

HIGHLIGHTS New AI system can detect colorectal cancer in less than a second It uses an endocytoscopic image to analyse about 300 features of polyp The team is now undertaking a multi-centre study for this purpose Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can automatically detect colorectal cancer in less than a second. Researchers from [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

Deepika’s outfit choices for her international TV show debuts prove less is more

Deepika’s outfit choices for her international TV show debuts prove less is more

Like we’ve mentioned at least 758575843 times before, Deepika Padukone manages to look flawless in what ever she chooses to wear. Her debut on international TV programs, The Ellen DeGeneres Show and The Late Late Show with James Corden being no different. The Bollywood star who recently took a plunge into the world of international [...]

January 19, 2017 Saheli News Comments Off on Deepika’s outfit choices for her international TV show debuts prove less is more

Looking For Health In All The Wrong Places: Why the US pays more and gets less

Looking For Health In All The Wrong Places: Why the US pays more and gets less

America spends more on healthcare per capita than any other country in world. In 2015, the US devoted 17% of the gross domestic product, more than $3 trillion, to health expenditures. 17% of the GDP is approximately twice the average health cost of the OECD countries. Unfortunately this unsurpassed spending has not made the US [...]

December 26, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Looking For Health In All The Wrong Places: Why the US pays more and gets less

Pay more, get less: Americans have the worst health among 10 wealthy nations

Pay more, get less: Americans have the worst health among 10 wealthy nations

This picture of Americans’ health is just sick. Adults in the United States — still — have the worst health compared with their counterparts in 10 other wealthy nations despite the fact that America spends far more on medical care than those countries, a new survey finds. The Commonwealth Fund report released Wednesday also found [...]

November 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Pay more, get less: Americans have the worst health among 10 wealthy nations

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

“The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning,” writes Wired co-founder and Silicon Valley guru Kevin Kelly in his new book The Inevitable. Kelly argues that adding machine intelligence to everyday objects — a process he calls “cognifying” — “would be hundreds of times more disruptive to our lives than the transformations gained [...]

October 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

Hispanic, Black Students Less Likely To Receive Help For Mental Health Problems

Hispanic, Black Students Less Likely To Receive Help For Mental Health Problems

Black and Hispanic students are less likely to get proper mental health treatment than their white counterparts despite having similar rates of mental health problems, a new study shows. Led by Dr. Lyndonna Marrast, of the Harvard Medical School, researchers examined data involving youngsters under 18 years old and young adults aged 18 to 34 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Hispanic, Black Students Less Likely To Receive Help For Mental Health Problems

Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

A new study has found that despite having a similar rate of mental health problems as white students, black and Hispanic students are less likely to receive proper mental health treatment, showcasing inherent racial inequalities that may be plaguing educational institutions. The research, led by Dr. Lyndonna Marrast, then of the Harvard Medical School, was [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

Noble Energy sells more, but earns less

Noble Energy sells more, but earns less

U.S. shale player Noble Energy Inc. said it took a loss during the second quarter despite setting a record in terms of the amount of oil and natural gas sold. Noble, which holds an interest in key shale basins in Texas and Colorado, said it sold a record level of oil and natural gas during [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Noble Energy sells more, but earns less