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Cutting Calories May Improve Your Health Even If You’re Not Trying to Lose Weight

Calorie restriction is typically associated with weight loss. But a growing body of research suggests a lower-calorie diet may bring a range of other health benefits, even for those who aren’t trying to drop pounds. The latest study, published July 11 in the Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, suggests that cutting just 300 calories a day, while maintaining an otherwise healthy diet, ... Read More »

Study local population to improve healthcare: experts

Experts said that for the industry to produce better outcomes across the board, health studies must be localised. With healthcare developing rapidly and new technologies popping up regularly, the industry is developing solutions to improve patient health. Experts said that for the industry to produce better outcomes across the board, health studies must be localised and a population health management ... Read More »

9 gadgets to help you improve your productivity levels at work

Be it at work or any other activity; it can be quite challenging to keep your focus zeroed in on a single process. And more so at work, given the monotony, it brings along. Though it is challenging, it is not highly impractical to improve work productivity either. Irrespective of the industry you are in, productivity is probably the most sought after ... Read More »

5 exercises to improve your vision naturally and relieve eye strain

If you day starts and ends with poring over small type on your smartphone/computer, then you may soon suffer from eye fatigue and eye diseases. In addition to this, smartphones also emit harmful blue light that can even speed up blindness. But there is a lot that can be done to boost your eyesight, including certain helpful exercises and diet modifications. Eating ... Read More »

More resources needed to improve ‘grossly inadequate’ health services for skin disorders in Hong Kong, dermatologist warns

To veteran dermatologist Tommy Luk Nai-ming, a 23-year-old Hong Kong woman’s suicide note last month saying her eczema left her feeling she would be better “dead than alive” underscored how distressing skin disorders could be. “Skin diseases can lead to many psychological problems,” said Luk, who retired in 2015 after spending more than 20 years treating skin conditions in Hong ... Read More »

City bodies back action plan to improve mental health of their staff

Nearly half (47pc) of City workers have suffered mental health problems at their current employer, research has shown CREDIT: SHAUN CURRY/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Anumber of City organisations including HSBC and the Bank of England have signed up to an action plan to tackle widespread mental health problems in the finance industry. The framework, compiled by the City Mental Health Alliance (CMHA), recommends a string ... Read More »

Stay calm and meditate. It will improve attention span in old age

If you wish to remain attentive and focused in your old age, regular meditation is the key, according to a study. The research evaluates the benefits that people gained after three months of full-time meditation training and whether these benefits are maintained seven years later. Lead author Anthony Zanesco, now at the University of Miami in the US, however, cautions ... Read More »

How Modi’s big announcement will improve higher education

By B Venkatesh Kumar, Alan Ruby and Matthew Hartley Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s centenary address at the University of Patna in Bihar included the announcement of a competition to identify 20 Indian universities that have potential to become “world class”. Offering them financial support and “unshackling” them from regulations and restrictions, they will be free to develop their own roadmaps and pursue ... Read More »

Apply These 4 Secret Techniques to Improve Crowdfunding

Are you thinking about raising money for your brand through crowdfunding? Good. Crowdfunding is a highly effective way to obtain funding for your business and create more exposure for your brand. However, if you are not as well-versed in the art of crowdfunding, there are some things you should know. Crowdfunding Tips In this post you will learn four crowdfunding ... Read More »

How opening schools to real competition can improve education

In the quality of overall education, SA ranks in the bottom six in the world, while in maths and science SA is second-last, says the writer. Picture: JACKIE CLAUSEN The investigation of Vodacom by the Competition Commission for alleged abuse of dominance raises an obvious question about the quality of education in SA: if a telecoms monopoly is bad for ... Read More »