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Vista Alegre: The privilege of porcelain

Vista Alegre: The privilege of porcelain

Portuguese ceramic brand Vista Alegre launches operations in India When designer Gauri Khan visited Maison et Objet earlier this year, one of the brands she was looking forward to was Vista Alegre (VA). She called their latest collaboration with French design house Christian Lacroix “bold, vibrant and fun, and a must-have for fashionable homes”. Fortunately, [...]

May 23, 2018 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Vista Alegre: The privilege of porcelain

I-T dept conducts searches at premises of real estate group

I-T dept conducts searches at premises of real estate group

The Income Tax department today conducted searches at the premises of a real estate group and its associates in Bhopal, Indore, and Bengaluru for suspected tax evasion, an official said here. “Searches were conducted at 30 premises of Asnani Group and its 12 associate companies at Bhopal, Indore, and Bengaluru,” Income Tax Investigation wing (MP [...]

May 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on I-T dept conducts searches at premises of real estate group

Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

New research shows that vitamin D helps in improving the overall health of malnourished children. The study was conducted by the University of the Punjab Pakistan and the Queen Mary University of London and shows that a high dose of vitamin D supplements helps malnourished kids to put on weight and also learn languages more easily. Vitamin [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Turns out, alcohol consumption is one of the biggest risk factors for dementia. According to a new research conducted by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, alcohol use disorders are the most important preventable risk factors for the onset of all types of dementia, especially early-onset dementia.A recent study also suggested that the number of [...]

April 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cut down on drinks. Alcohol can raise chances of dementia

Dear senior citizens, beware of head injuries. They may increase dementia risk

Dear senior citizens, beware of head injuries. They may increase dementia risk

Suffering a traumatic brain injury from a blow to the head boosted dementia risk by 24 percent in a Danish study group of nearly three million people, researchers said Wednesday. The survey of 36 years’ worth of data — collected from the Danish national patient register — found that the risk of dementia rose with [...]

April 12, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Dear senior citizens, beware of head injuries. They may increase dementia risk

Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Workplace wellness programmes have two main goals: improve employees’ health and lower their employers’ healthcare costs. They’re not very good at either, new research finds. For the study, 3,300 employees of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign were given a year of access to iThrive, a workplace wellness programme similar to what many companies offer [...]

April 11, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Joining your office gym is waste of money. Here’s why it won’t make you healthier

Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

We’ve reported how Millennials are looking for something more than money and benefits from their jobs. These are areas where small businesses often fail to keep pace with larger companies. Those bigger employers are able to wave a little more cash around and offer things like health insurance and 401k retirement plans to new recruits. Small businesses [...]

April 10, 2018 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Vegas Tops the List of Cities Where Millennials Are Seeking Work at Small Businesses

These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

A rising middle-class, state-of-the-art health care facilities, expert physicians, and increased dependency on technology to facilitate health care at the prevention stage are driving the growth of the industry in India, thereby expecting the industry to grow rapidly. Indian health care market, which is worth USD 100 billion, is likely to grow at 23 percent [...]

April 9, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on These 6 apps and websites will take care of your medical needs

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has said that the standard of entrance examination for premier medical college AIIMS cannot be diluted and has refused to do away with the online MBBS under-graduate entrance test for this year. Some candidates have challenged the AIIMS online entrance test for MBBS courses to be held in May 26 and 27 [...]

April 7, 2018 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Standard of entrance exam for AIIMS cannot be diluted, says Supreme Court

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

A new study has found that people living in the city are at a high risk of suffering from brittle bones, which can cause fractures, even from simple acts like bending over or coughing. Nearly 60% of respondents in Delhi, including men and women, were found to be suffering from osteopenia and nine per cent [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Delhiites, you are at higher risk of getting osteoporosis. Here’s why

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

If you only smoke marijuana, there are higher chances that you may end up smoking cigarettes too, a new study suggests. According to researchers, cannabis use is associated with an increased initiation of cigarette smoking among non-cigarette smokers. Previous studies have linked marijuana use in adolescence to bipolar symptoms in adulthood. While cigarette smoking has long [...]

April 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Non-smokers, beware: Use of marijuana is linked to increase in cigarette smoking

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

According to a research conducted by the George Washington University, despite high prevalence of obesity among US adults, provision of recommended treatments for obesity remains low. Providers cite lack of time, lack of reimbursement, and lack of knowledge as major barriers to treating patients with obesity. The study assessed health care professionals’ (HCPs) knowledge of [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited