Tag Archives: Levels

Small-business optimism rises to pre-shutdown levels

The numbers: The index of small-business optimism from the National Federation of Independent Business rose to 105.0 in May. Economists surveyed by Econoday had forecast a 102.0 reading. What happened: Six of ten survey components increased, three were unchanged, and only one fell in May. Nearly two-thirds, or 62%, reported hiring or trying to hire, a 5-point increase from April, but 54% ... Read More »

This new HIV therapy could boost immunity levels in patients

Turns out, a new HIV drug can reduce the viral replication and increase immune cells in individuals with advanced, drug-resistant HIV infection. Used in combination with existing HIV medications, the drug is a promising strategy for patients who have run out of effective treatment options, the researchers at Yale University said. For some individuals with HIV, existing drug therapies fail ... Read More »

Another Reason To Control Your Blood Pressure Levels: Keeps Dementia Away

For the first time in history, researchers have found medicine that can reduce the risk of memory loss and dementia in your golden years. Even better, most forms of the treatment are available in safe, inexpensive generic formulations.The twist? These drugs have been around for decades, since they’re widely used to lower blood pressure and ward off heart disease. As ... Read More »

If you have high cholesterol levels avoid these foods full of trans fats

Fat is an important part of any balanced diet but the type of fat you eat matters the most particularly when it comes to cholesterol levels, so make sure you are avoiding the ones that cause health problems. Manoj Acharya, food consultant at Zappfresh and Mehar Rajput, nutritionist and dietician at Fitpass tells us about the foods that are full ... Read More »

10 ways to boost your happiness levels

Want to be happy? Heading on a night out with friends or going on holiday should do the trick. But there are many different routes to achieving happiness and some of them are so simple you’ll wonder why you haven’t done them before! We take a look at 10 unexpected, evidence-based ways of injecting more happiness into your life… 1. ... Read More »

Ryzen Mobile vs Intel 8th Gen Core: AMD Levels the Playing Field

For the past several years, AMD has been an also-ran in the mobile-processor space. Though the company’s APUs (AMD’s name for CPUs) have powered many laptops, the chips have been limited to budget-minded, low-performance systems. However, with its new Ryzen Mobilechips, the company is finally taking the performance fight to Intel. AMD’s quad-core Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 processors are designed ... Read More »

High Levels of Insulin Affect Lungs: Study

High levels of insulin are bad for lungs and for Indians who have the lowest lung function, the focus should be on improving diet and lifestyle to tackle pre-diabetes and diabetes, according to a study. In the study, a team of experts from India, Europe and the US looked into the connection between insulin levels and impaired lung structure & ... Read More »

Everyday Mindfulness May Help Keep Glucose Levels Healthy

Those who score high on mindfulness – the ability of being aware of one’s present thoughts and feelings – are significantly more likely than people with low scores to have healthy glucose levels, suggests new research. We all know that elevated glucose levels may increase risk of Type-2 diabetes. The researchers also sought to identify factors that might explain the ... Read More »

VW Cars’ Emission Levels 9 Times More Than the Limit, Says Anant Geete

Volkswagen cars in India have been found exceed permitted emission levels by nine times, said Union Heavy Industries Minister Anant Geete. The country’s road transport ministry has thus been requested to take mandatory action against the German carmaker.Geete said, “We’ve informed the transport ministry about the factual position and have referred the matter to it, saying they (VW) have violated ... Read More »