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For this mental health expert, poetry carries positive messages

For this mental health expert, poetry carries positive messages

Growing up in Mumbai, Prakriti Poddar was expected to follow her father into the family business of banking. Poddar studied economics and spent several years working in Canada with a technology company before realizing that her true interest was in mental health and counselling. She retrained to become a certified counsellor, clinical hypnotherapist, and neurofeedback [...]

April 1, 2019 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on For this mental health expert, poetry carries positive messages

Cancer patients benefit from positive thinking, can boost survival rate

Cancer patients benefit from positive thinking, can boost survival rate

A positive attitude can help you in all walks of life, and even in cancer. A new study done by the Israel Institute of Technology shows that positive emotions can be helpful in fighting cancer. The new study, titled Modulation of anti-tumour immunity by the brain’s reward system, was published in the science journal Nature. It [...]

July 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cancer patients benefit from positive thinking, can boost survival rate

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Older persons who have acquired positive beliefs about old age from their surrounding culture are less likely to develop dementia, a study has found. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, examined whether culture-based age beliefs influence the risk of developing dementia among older people, including those who carry the high-risk gene variant. “We [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Budget 2017: Experts have hailed note ban’s positive impact on real estate, says government

Budget 2017: Experts have hailed note ban’s positive impact on real estate, says government

NEW DELHI: Brushing aside alleged reports of losses to the real estate sector during last quarter of 2016 due to demonetisation, the Centre today said experts feel that the move will purge the sector from the influence of black money, thereby making purchases affordable and within the reach of common man. Minister of State for [...]

February 3, 2017 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Budget 2017: Experts have hailed note ban’s positive impact on real estate, says government

India confirms 13 of its nationals have tested positive for Zika in Singapore

India confirms 13 of its nationals have tested positive for Zika in Singapore

Thirteen Indians have tested positive for Zika virus in Singapore as the city-state grapples with rising number of the mosquito-borne disease. External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup said Indian Embassy in Singapore has reported that 13 Indians have been affected by Zika virus. “As per our Embassy in Singapore, 13 Indian nationals have tested positive [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on India confirms 13 of its nationals have tested positive for Zika in Singapore

Jordan: Positive Steps on Education for Syrian Children

Jordan: Positive Steps on Education for Syrian Children

(Amman) – Jordan’s education minister has instructed public schools to allow Syrianchildren to register in the fall semester even if they lack government-issued documents that were previously required, Human Rights Watch said today. Carrying out this and other announced policy changes could help thousands more children attend school this semester. Tens of thousands of Syrian [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli Education Comments Off on Jordan: Positive Steps on Education for Syrian Children