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Genomes sequencing at birth, low cost makes it a tempting proposition

Genomes sequencing at birth, low cost makes it a tempting proposition

As the cost of genome sequencing decreases, researchers and clinicians are debating whether all newborns should be sequenced at birth, facilitating a lifetime of personalised medical care. Researchers at The Hastings Center stated that health professionals should recommend parents to use direct-to-consumer genetic sequencing to diagnose or screen their newborns. “Genomics is a powerful tool, [...]

August 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Genomes sequencing at birth, low cost makes it a tempting proposition

Walking regularly for 40 minutes makes your heart stronger. Here’s what science says

Walking regularly for 40 minutes makes your heart stronger. Here’s what science says

If you abhor going to a gym everyday, here’s what you could do instead. Walking for at least 40 minutes several times every week at an average to fast pace is associated with a near 25% drop in the risk of heart failure among post-menopausal women, according to a study. The benefit appears to be consistent [...]

March 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Walking regularly for 40 minutes makes your heart stronger. Here’s what science says

Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Many find questions asked of them during checkups to be intrusive and in some cases, doctors themselves are uncomfortable talking about sexual health Health care on their own terms, rather than having to visit a doctor’s office (Representational Image) We’re taught to feel shame around our sexuality from a young age, as our bodies develop [...]

January 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Our Shame Over Sexual Health Makes Us Avoid The Doctor, But These Apps Might Help

Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Ever feel sluggish after a rubbish night’s sleep? This could be the tip of the iceberg for our brain function, reveals a new study from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and Tel Aviv University, Israel. Researchers found that a lack of good sleep has severe consequences on our brain function and stops brain [...]

November 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Sleep deprivation makes our brain feel like we’ve drank too much, suggests research

Aust education plan makes NZ unhappy

Aust education plan makes NZ unhappy

The federal government has got New Zealand offside with its proposed tertiary education changes. Next week’s federal budget will include measures to claw back $2.8 billion from the sector by increasing student course fees and imposing an efficiency dividend on universities. But the government also plans to deny commonwealth subsides to NZ students, meaning they [...]

May 2, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Aust education plan makes NZ unhappy

What makes a real estate investment location lucrative?

What makes a real estate investment location lucrative?

A simple Google search on real estate investment locations will throw up hundreds of results. Finding genuine online advice – the kind that can lead you to a truly lucrative real estate investment decision – is like finding the proverbial needle in the haystack. The internet’s usefulness as a tool to guide your property investment [...]

January 23, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on What makes a real estate investment location lucrative?

What makes a perfect gaming laptop?

What makes a perfect gaming laptop?

For a hard core gamer who wants to game on the go, there are gaming notebooks in the market that will help him/her fill the gap trying to get the best of both worlds- portability and performance. However, on a laptop, everything is cramped up to make the device as small and light as possible, [...]

October 14, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on What makes a perfect gaming laptop?

Hurricane Newton makes landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast

Hurricane Newton makes landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast

Hurricane Newton has made landfall in western Mexico near the popular tourist resort of Cabo San Lucas. The US National Hurricane Center said hurricane-force winds were spreading over Baja California Sur. The Center registered maximum sustained winds of 150km/h (90mph). Forecasters earlier predicted torrential rains and possible flash flooding and the Mexican government has issued [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Hurricane Newton makes landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast

Rolling in the cash! Adele makes £350,000 profit by selling her Art Deco seafront villa on Brighton’s Millionaire’s Row

Rolling in the cash! Adele makes £350,000 profit by selling her Art Deco seafront villa on Brighton’s Millionaire’s Row

Superstar singer Adele is rolling in the cash after making a £350,000 profit on her luxury villa on a beachfront resort known as Millionaire’s Row. The Rolling in the Deep singer, 28, bought the Art Deco property for £2.5million in 2012 but has now made a tidy sum after selling it on. Adele moved into [...]

August 19, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Rolling in the cash! Adele makes £350,000 profit by selling her Art Deco seafront villa on Brighton’s Millionaire’s Row

The CEO of Patagonia makes a convincing business case for this unorthodox perk

The CEO of Patagonia makes a convincing business case for this unorthodox perk

Rose Marcario, CEO of outdoor clothing company Patagonia, believes providing employees with high quality on-site child care isn’t just is good for families – it’s good for the bottom line. “It’s true, there are financial costs to offering onsite child care, and they can be expensive if you offer high-quality programs or subsidize your employees’ [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on The CEO of Patagonia makes a convincing business case for this unorthodox perk

Rustom box office day 3 collection: Akshay Kumar’s film makes Rs 50 crore

Rustom box office day 3 collection: Akshay Kumar’s film makes Rs 50 crore

Akshay Kumar’s Rustom is reaching new heights with each passing day at the box office. The movie, which is loosely based on the infamous case of KM Nanavati vs State of Maharashtra, struck the right chords with the audiences. Despite the box office clash with director Ashutosh Gowariker’s Mohenjo Daro starring Hrithik Roshan and Pooja [...]

August 15, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Rustom box office day 3 collection: Akshay Kumar’s film makes Rs 50 crore

Family makes new medals for Maine’s Berlin Crisis National Guard vets

Family makes new medals for Maine’s Berlin Crisis National Guard vets

LEWISTON — Many veterans never receive hard-earned medals in recognition of their military service, but the family of a Lewiston veteran of a National Guard call-up for the “Berlin Crisis” of 1960-62 has taken steps to correct an important omission. Normand R. Marquis, who died this past Easter in Colorado, is coming home Tuesday morning [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Family makes new medals for Maine’s Berlin Crisis National Guard vets