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Be a smart manager: Resolving conflicts between employees can lead to higher productivity 

Trends, Facts, Workplace/Employee Benefits       Jun 18, 2019

NEW YORK: Researchers have found that balanced professional networks are more important than individual talent when it comes to high-risk decision making.  The study, published in the journal Nature Communications, is the first longitudinal study to prove several key tenets of structural balance theory (SBT),...

Do your Facebook posts have God references? You are 15 times more likely to have diabetes

Health, Technology, Trends, Facts       Jun 18, 2019

  WASHINGTON: Your Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis, say scientists who suggests that language on social media posts with patient consent could be monitored just like physical symptoms.  Using an automated data collection technique, the researchers from University...

 A drug that can cure cancer without chemotherapy and side effects!

Health       Jun 13, 2019

A class of drugs is emerging that can attack cancer cells in the body without damaging surrounding healthy ones. They have the potential to replace chemotherapy and its disruptive side effects, reshaping the future of cancer care.   The complex biological medicines, called antibody drug conjugates...

Kohli only Indian among Forbes highest paid athletes, Messi tops the list

Wealth Management       Jun 12, 2019

New Delhi: Star cricketer Virat Kohli remains the sole Indian in the Forbes list of world's highest-paid athletes with estimated annual earnings of $25 million. However, the Indian captain has dropped 17 spots to be 100th in the rankings. The list is headed by Barcelona...

How Internet may be changing your brain

Risk Management, Technology       Jun 07, 2019

  Given we now have most of the world's factual information literally at our fingertips, this appears to have the potential to begin changing the ways in which we store, and even value, facts and knowledge in society, and in the brain," said Firth.   High levels...

Not Amazon, Instagram is likely to dominate the future of online retail

Intermediaries, Technology, Trends, Facts       Jun 02, 2019

  Luxury fashion is getting ready for its selfie. If it likes what it sees, the global apparel market could become a battle of the Everything Store against the Everyone Store.   Selling on Instagram is no longer just the province of retailers. A small group of...

One-third of pancreatic cancer patients never see a medical oncologist, shows study

Health       May 27, 2019

  WASHINGTON DC: One-third of patients with pancreatic cancer do not see a medical oncologist, and even more do not receive cancer-directed treatment, found new research.    Pancreatic cancer has a high death rate and is often diagnosed in advanced stages, according to the study published in...

Artificial Intelligence will double innovations, productivity in India by 2021: Microsoft study

Eco/Invest/Demography, Technology       May 27, 2019

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) will more than double the rate of innovation improvements and employee productivity gains in India by 2021, according to a Microsoft-IDC study released Monday. The study surveyed 200 business leaders and 202 workers in India.   While 77 per cent of business leaders...

US approves world’s costliest drug to treat rare childhood disorder

Health       May 25, 2019

Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis on Friday announced it had received US regulatory approval for a gene therapy that treats a rare childhood disorder and has a price tag of $2.1 million, making it the most expensive drug in history.   The company said Zolgensma was a...

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