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Jet Lag? Elderberries Provide Relief to Air Travelers, Says Study

The frequent international air travel has several side effects but now it seems that the common elderberry can provide some relief and even make it in in-flight menu, if required. Associate Professor Evelin Tiralongo and Dr Shirley Wee from Griffith’s Menzies Health Institute Queensland (MHIQ) have completed a clinical trial showing that an elderberry supplement can provide some protection from cold ...

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Housing.Com CEO Yadav Sacked, Asked to Leave Premises Immediately

Reality rental info website Housing.com’s CEO and co-founder Rahul Yadav has been sacked with immediate effect following a board meeting decision on Wednesday for his behaviour not not befitting the role, said the company in a statement. The company said, "The board believed that his behaviour is not befitting of a CEO and is detrimental to the company, known for ...

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Broadband to Wideband: What it Means?

Move over, decade-old broadband, here comes wideband, if the revolutionary speed of sending data via fiber optic cables at 12,000 kilometers speed becomes a reality soon, which is sure to be in a couple of years from now. University of California, San Diego engineers have increased the maximum power of signal to be sent through optical fibers, which provide the ...

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Climate Change Reverses Benefits by 50 Years, Warns study

Climate change can potentially reverse the benefits of about 50 years of progress in development and global health, said a study published this week in the British medical journal The Lancet. Among the risks listed in the report included disease, food insecurity and air pollution, which collectively pose a catastrophic risk to human health. The counter-effect research shows the cascading ...

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Post-Surgery, Returning to Same Hospital Beneficial, Finds Study

Studies show that those who undergo major surgeries will benefit if the return to the same hospital for readmission as a study of 9,440,503 patients’ records from 2001 to 2011 show. When researchers examined the association between readmission destination and mortality risk in the USA in Medicare beneficiaries after a range of 12 major operations requiring hospital readmission within 30 ...

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Hatha Yoga Helps Memory Retention Compared to Treadmill Run, Aerobics: Study

In a sample-based research conducted on 30 subjects, ‘Hatha’ Yoga was found to be helpful in improving brain functions compared to those who had opted for aerobic exercises for the same period of time. The study conducted by Indian-origin student Neha Gothe and her group at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign showed that just yoga postures called Hatha Yoga ...

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Viewing cat videos improves positive emotions in humans, study

The Internet phenomenon of watching cat videos, from Lil Bub to Grumpy Cat, boosts viewers’ energy and positive emotions and decreases negative feelings, according to a new study by an Indiana University Media School researcher. The study, by assistant professor Jessica Gall Myrick, surveyed almost 7,000 people about their viewing of cat videos and how it affects their moods. It ...

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