Fitness lovers, take note: Combining running and walking can reduce risk of diabetes

Indulging in high-intensity interval training may be an efficient, effective way of reducing the risk of developing diabetes, especially among women. Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition that affects the way the body processes blood sugar (glucose) and is characterised by high blood sugar, insulin resistance, and relative lack of […]

DNA testing becoming increasingly popular to diagnose and treat lifestyle diseases, reduce health risk

Bijan Dutta, a 45-year-old businessman from Assam, suffered from Androgenetic alopecia or hair loss to the extent of a barren head. Upon consultation at a Kolkata clinic, he was asked to undergo a hair transplant procedure. Despite medication and nutritional supplements, he was not able to retain this transplanted hair. […]

Myth buster: Fertility treatments do not spike divorce risk, says study

3 Undergoing fertility treatment does not increase divorce risk, says a study in a finding that can help in supporting patients’ commitment to the treatment. Previous studies have suggested that undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART) such as in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) greatly increases couples’ stress and anxiety levels. Some even claimed […]

Mortgage prisoner explosion: why a new generation is at risk of crippling rates

Falling house prices – coming just at the time of a resurgence in low-deposit home loans – could see the creation of a new generation of “mortgage prisoners”. Prices dropped by 0.2pc in May, the third monthly fall in a row, according to Nationwide Building Society, marking the biggest sustained […]

Just 10 Minutes of High-Intesity Exercise May Cut Diabetes Risk in Kids

The role of regular exercising has long been deemed important to prevent a host of lifestyle diseases including cancer, diabetes among others. The World Health Organisation recommends at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise or 70 minutes of vigorous exercising for adults in a week to maintain a healthy lifestyle. […]

Lendingkart to offer its credit risk analytics software to financial institutions

Lendingkart Technologies has built analytics software to evaluate borrowers’ credit worthiness. New Delhi: Lendingkart, an online lender to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), will offer its credit risk analytics software as a service for other financial institutions in 2017, and aim to double its reach in the next six months, […]

Lendingkart to offer its credit risk analytics software to financial institutions

Lendingkart Technologies has built analytics software to evaluate borrowers’ credit worthiness. New Delhi: Lendingkart, an online lender to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), will offer its credit risk analytics software as a service for other financial institutions in 2017, and aim to double its reach in the next six months, […]

Airtel’s New 4G Data Offer, Over 80 Percent Android Devices at Risk, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Airtel has extended its 4G data offer to all new 4G smartphones Microsoft says its speech recognition is now as good as humans Samsung India will refund customers for Note 7 units purchased abroad Here’s your daily dose of the top news in the technology landscape, from Airtel’s new […]