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Mental health drives at grassroots can prevent suicides, says report

017, 01.00 PM IST Mental health drives at grassroots can prevent suicides (TOI illustration for representation) Grassroots community mental health programmes to address risk factors such as depressionand alcohol use disorders can significantly address treatment gaps and reduce incidence of suicide, a new study published in The Lancet Psychiatry shows. Recommended By Colombia The prevalence of depression, one of the ... Read More »

Confused.com says car insurance premiums are soaring, as insurers try to deflect blame

Every year they meet in a darkened room before an iron brazier, wearing black cowls, carrying flaming torches: they are the car insurance illuminati and they are out to get you! This dastardly organisation, that sets the price of your premiums, includes Government ministers, repair shop owners, carmakers, cold callers and, of course, the worst of the lot, ambulance chasing ... Read More »

In-bed, cycling exercise safe for ICU patients, says study

In-bed, cycling exercise safe for ICU patients, says study (Sam Edwards/Getty Images) Contrary to the beliefs that intensive care unit (ICU) patients cannot afford any physical activity, early bicycle exercise during their stay in a hospital ICU may help some patients recover more quickly, a new study has found. The “TryCYCLE” study that was published in the journal “PLOS ONE” ... Read More »

West Bengal: Only 1.5 per cent of state population using government libraries, says Education Minister

The minister said the state government was making all efforts to turn people back towards books and libraries, besides trying to get the present generation hooked to reading. Image credit: twoapplesaday RELATED STORIES IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam ... Read More »

West Bengal: Only 1.5 per cent of state population using government libraries, says Education Minister

The minister said the state government was making all efforts to turn people back towards books and libraries, besides trying to get the present generation hooked to reading. Image credit: twoapplesaday RELATED STORIES IITs urged HRD ministry to review fees exemption policy for economically weaker section Bihar School Examination Board shows signs of successful clean-up in the system post scam ... Read More »

Health weekly roundup: Chikungunya vaccine developed, TRAI says mobile tower radiation not harmful

TNN | Dec 23, 2016, 04.24 PM IST Health weekly roundup: Chikungunya vaccine developed, TRAI says mobile tower radiation not harmful This week was packed with some very shocking yet important health news. To ensure that you don’t miss any, we bring you a weekly roundup. Here is this week’s aggregation of the latest news stories on health, fitness and ... Read More »

Internet surfing decreases academic performance, says study

Michigan State University (MSU) in the US, which conducted the study, reveals that internet surfing plays a pivot role in determining student’s final exam scores. Internet RELATED STORIES Poor standards of learning puts parliamentary panel in dilemma Proposed Skill Development Institute expected to function from ITI Berhampur Digital Financial Literacy Campaign observes participation of over one lakh students Innovation can ... Read More »

Evernote backtracks, says won’t read users’ notes unless they opt-in

Shortly after announcing an update to its privacy policy that would have compromised the privacy of user data, Evernote has backtracked on its plans. “After receiving a lot of customer feedback expressing concerns about our upcoming Privacy Policy changes over the past few days, Evernote is reaffirming its commitment to keep privacy at the center of what we do,” the ... Read More »

Federal Reserve is preparing investors to think about 2017 hikes, former Fed advisor says

Wall Street is already expecting a Federal Reserve rate hike in December, and now the central bank is indicating it wants investors to turn their focus to next year, former Dallas Fed advisor Danielle DiMartino Booth told CNBC on Wednesday. “They are shifting the goal post for, I think, the investing public to begin to concentrate on what kind of ... Read More »

Rumor says HP and Microsoft are working on new consumer-grade Windows 10 phone

According to a new rumor, HP – in partnership with Microsoft – is working on a new Windows 10 Mobile smartphone. The device, the rumor says, could be made official in February next year, an year after the business-focused HP Elite x3 was unveiled. Sadly, nothing much is known about the handset at the moment, except that it’ll feature typical ... Read More »