Is the Changing Lifestyle Stealing our Health?
Sep03

Is the Changing Lifestyle Stealing our Health?

The changes that are happening in our lifestyle are amazing with its telltale impacts on our health. Knowingly or unknowingly, we are fast becoming victims of modern day consumerism despite the fact that healthy living is within our reach even today. Lifestyle diseases are waiting to devour you, and it is high time to prepare yourself to fight them and take steps that will make today healthier than yesterday and pave the way...

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The Vexed Issue of Healthcare Safety
Aug06

The Vexed Issue of Healthcare Safety

It is really shocking that, according to World Health Organisation (WHO), 1 in 10 patients receive harm during the treatment process and 1.4 million people worldwide suffer from infections acquired in hospitals. While there is only a 1 in 1000000 chance of a traveller being harmed while in an aircraft, there is a 1 in 300 chance of a patient being harmed during healthcare! Unbelievable! Is it not? But that’s the gravity of the...

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Risks Related to Internet Enabled Services
Jul04

Risks Related to Internet Enabled Services

Internet and mobile phones have become part of our daily life, and we cannot live without these communication devices anymore. Devices like smartphones and tablets make it easy to connect to internet. However, with the emergence of the internet and its connected services, cyber attacks and frauds have become a day-to-day threat to internet users. The increasing incidence of online frauds and hacking has affected internet banking and...

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Let’s Make our Schools Abodes of Safety!
Jun02

Let’s Make our Schools Abodes of Safety!

It is really alarming that our schools are fast turning into breeding grounds of violence, drug abuse, and many other social evils. Though Indian school campuses were considered comparatively safe than those of the West, the latest reports and statistics show that the menace of violence, drug abuse and cultural degradation is spreading fast to our campuses, too. The ancient Indian educational campuses like Nalanda and Thakshasila were...

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Living Dangerously in a Cellular World!
May05

Living Dangerously in a Cellular World!

There is growing concern in both developed and developing countries about the health hazards of living in a cellular world. Most of the latest studies from across the world have cautioned against the harmful effects of cellphone usage and living under the electromagnetic fields of mobile towers. Mobile towers are especially dangerous because they emit microwaves at a frequency of 1,900 MHz. What happens when human population...

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Aviation safety: Let’s not take it for granted
Apr02

Aviation safety: Let’s not take it for granted

Air travel is considered to be the safest, but, if something untoward happens, it is the deadliest. Hence, we cannot take aviation safety for granted, especially in the backdrop of some of the recent mishaps, including the mysterious disappearance of the Malaysian Airlines flight (MH370) in March 2014 and the crash of the Air Asia flight QZ8501 in the Java Sea in December 2014. The cause of the Air Asia flight crashing into the sea is...

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