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3 Tips For Business Leaders Who Are New To Managing Gig Workers

3 Tips For Business Leaders Who Are New To Managing Gig Workers

The freelance economy is no longer an uprising. It’s a true revolution few business leaders are fully prepared for. Mid-market companies in the US (with an annual turnover of $100 million to $5 billion) already have an 18% contingent workforce and the number will hit 20% in just one year from now, per EY estimates. McKinsey [...]

July 28, 2019 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on 3 Tips For Business Leaders Who Are New To Managing Gig Workers

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

We live in an age where technology has completely transformed the way traditional businesses operate. But what one needs to keep in mind is that technology doesn’t just make life simpler by solving complex issues; it is not always about inventing new things. The magic unfolds when one does new and exciting things to what [...]

February 13, 2019 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on An Ode to All the Dreamers Who Became Doers with Technology

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

A new study has uncovered why some people that have brain markers of Alzheimer’s never develop classic dementia that others do. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. People suffering from Alzheimer’s develop a buildup of two proteins that impair communications between nerve cells in the brain – plaques made of amyloid beta [...]

August 20, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on People who have brain markers of Alzheimer’s may never develop dementia

WHO Warns About Lack of Antibiotics: Immunity Boosting Foods for the Flu Season

WHO Warns About Lack of Antibiotics: Immunity Boosting Foods for the Flu Season

A report released by World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated some shocking facts. According to it, antibiotics that are currently in clinical development are insufficient to combat the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance. Most of the drugs currently in the clinical phase are modifications of existing classes of antibiotics and are only short-term solutions. There are, [...]

October 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on WHO Warns About Lack of Antibiotics: Immunity Boosting Foods for the Flu Season

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Nearly 61% of deaths in India are now attributed to non-communicable diseases, including heart disorders, cancer and diabetes, according to new data released by the World Health Organisation on Monday. Almost 23% are at risk of premature death due to such diseases. The UN agency has warned countries, including India, against premature deaths due to NCDs and said governments must [...]

September 20, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Non-communicable diseases cause 61% of deaths in India: WHO report

Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk

Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk

Cancer is one of the deadliest diseases in the world. Various factors like taking contraceptive pills and working at a desk all day can put you at risk. New research has found that patients who choose to receive alternative therapy as treatment for curable cancers instead of conventional cancer treatment have a higher risk of death. There is increasing [...]

August 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Cancer patients who use only alternative therapy are at increased death risk

Who Can Donate Blood?

Who Can Donate Blood?

World Blood Donor Day is commemorated every year on 14th June. It is one of the eight official global public health campaigns marked by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about the need for safe blood and blood products. The theme for World Blood Donor Day 2017 is “Give Blood. Give Now. Give Often”. According to WHO statistics, blood donation [...]

June 15, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Who Can Donate Blood?

WHO, Medical Experts, Warn of Rising Health Costs in Asia

WHO, Medical Experts, Warn of Rising Health Costs in Asia

BANGKOK —  Asia faces a growing burden in treatment costs due to rising numbers of patients diagnosed with cancer, as well as those suffering from stroke and dementia over the next decade. While Asia’s economic progress has led to sharply lower levels of poverty, it has resulted in social and lifestyles changes ranging from diets [...]

February 6, 2017 Saheli Health Comments Off on WHO, Medical Experts, Warn of Rising Health Costs in Asia

Kiren Rijiju responds to graft allegations: ‘Those who plant such news will get beaten up with slippers in Arunachal’

Kiren Rijiju responds to graft allegations: ‘Those who plant such news will get beaten up with slippers in Arunachal’

Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju Tuesday rejected allegations of corruption levelled against him and said those ‘who plant such news’ will get beaten up with slippers if they come to Arunachal Pradesh, his home state. “Who has planted this news? To help your own people is corruption? Those who are planting [...]

December 13, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Kiren Rijiju responds to graft allegations: ‘Those who plant such news will get beaten up with slippers in Arunachal’

Who knew? Modi’s black money move kept a closely guarded secret

Who knew? Modi’s black money move kept a closely guarded secret

Prime Minister Narendra Modi handpicked a trusted bureaucrat, little known outside India’s financial circles, to spearhead a radical move to abolish 86 percent of the country’s cash overnight and take aim at the huge shadow economy. Hasmukh Adhia, the bureaucrat, and five others privy to the plan were sworn to utmost secrecy, say sources with [...]

December 10, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Who knew? Modi’s black money move kept a closely guarded secret

Inspiring Quotes From 10 Visionary Business Leaders Who Changed Everything

Inspiring Quotes From 10 Visionary Business Leaders Who Changed Everything

Elon Musk is doing his damndest to save the human race. Sergey Brin envisions making Google the “third half of your brain.” And Arianna Huffington is on a mission to get people to take care of themselves while taking care of business. Visionary business leaders such as these inspire us to be better and do [...]

August 17, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Inspiring Quotes From 10 Visionary Business Leaders Who Changed Everything

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds

People who believe exercise is good for them may derive more mental and physical benefits from working out than those with lower expectations. Researchers in Germany found people convinced of the health benefits of cycling enjoyed the exercise more and were more relaxed than cynics. For the study, psychologists at the University of Freiburg asked 76 [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on People who believe exercise is good for them experience more health benefits, study finds