Biodiversity may benefit mental health by affecting gut bacteria

Intuitively, we know that living in excessively polluted, built-up areas cannot be good for our health and that breathing in the fresh air of natural spaces must be healthful. But the impact of green spaces on overall health in general and on mental health, specifically, has been the subject of much recent research. Older studiesTrusted Source have suggested […]

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Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company Q2 Net Profit may dip 0.3% YoY to Rs. 304 cr: KR Choksey

KR Choksey has come out with its second quarter (July-September’ 19) earnings estimates for the NBFC sector. The brokerage house expects Cholamandalam Investment & Finance Company to report net profit at Rs. 304 crore down 0.3% year-on-year (down 3.3% quarter-on-quarter). Net Interest Income (NII) is expected to increase by 11.2 percent Y-o-Y (down 1.5 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 812 crore, […]

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Intense light may boost heart health

A novel use of intense light therapy may help decrease the tissue damage experienced during heart attacks, reveals new research in mice. New research introduces a potential novel therapy for heart attacks. The study, out of the University of Colorado and appearing in the journal Cell Reports, shows that exposing lab mice to intense light for […]

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Ruling against Amazon may prove broader blow to its business model

Los Angeles: A federal court ruling that Amazon.com Inc. can be held liable for a dog collar sold on its website that partly blinded a woman could complicate the online merchant’s business if it is applied broadly. The Third Circuit Court of Appeals, in Philadelphia, overturned a judge’s decision that Amazon was shielded under the Communications Decency Act, […]

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How TV and breakfast may impact heart health

Leading a sedentary lifestyle can be bad for our health. However, how much TV do we have to watch to negatively impact our cardiovascular health? Does eating a high-energy breakfast every morning affect our heart health? New research explores. Eating a breakfast rich in calories may keep heart disease at bay. Previous studies have linked sedentarism with […]

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