Author Archives: Loknath Das

NetBiz Bags Social And Digital Duties For Leading Real Estate Player Dosti Realty

NetBiz, a leading 360-degree digital performance-driven agency has bagged the digital mandate for Dosti Realty, one of the top real estate builders in Mumbai following a multi-agency pitch. The mandate includes handling the creative strategy and management of the brand’s digital assets. The mandate will include social media strategy, content marketing, search engine marketing (SEM) and creative strategy across digital platforms. Read More


Indiabulls Real Estate board clears share buy back scheme worth Rs 624 cr

The board of Indiabulls Real Estate Ltd today approved a buy-back plan for up to 2.6 crore fully paid-up equity shares, amounting to Rs 624 crore. “The board of directors of the company, at its meeting held on May 18, 2018, has approved the proposal of buy-back of up to 2.6 crore fully paid-up equity shares of Rs 2 each of the Read More


How does convergence of technology transform the real estate sector?

A lot has been discussed about the impact of technology on real estate, but the most profound change brought about by technology is the slow, but definite change in mindset towards being a service industry. The most obvious driver has been the success of sharing economy models – be it the marketplace model offered by the likes of AirBnb or Read More


Taking oral drugs daily may protect cancer patients from deadly blood clots

People with cancer have an increased risk of developing blood clots, with roughly one in five experiencing venous thromboembolism (VTE) — either a blood clot in a deep vein or a condition in which one or more arteries in the lungs become blocked by a blood clot. Taking oral drugs daily can be an effective treatment for nearly 10 million Read More


Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells — the cells in the pancreas that produce, store and release the hormone insulin — become dysfunctional, the body cannot make insulin to control blood sugar (glucose) and levels Read More


Tuberculosis treatment, disease tolerance is better than killing the pathogen

Turns out, tolerating an infection without eliminating a pathogen is far more beneficial than simply killing it. According to a research conducted by the McGill University Health Centre, some scientists have taken a lesson from plant biologists about an ancient strategy involving the ability to ‘tolerate’ rather than ‘resist’ infection to maintain health. The concept, referred to as “disease tolerance,” Read More


This is how sleep quantity can affect patients with chronic kidney disease

While sleep duration matters a lot, it is specifically vital for kidney disease patients. According to a study conducted by the American Society of Nephrology, sleep duration may influence the health-related quality of life (HRQOL) experienced by individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD). In patients with CKD, fatigue, lack of energy, and drowsiness are the most common symptoms that result Read More


New, more accurate blood test developed for peanut allergies

British scientists have developed a much more reliable blood test for diagnosing peanut allergies, which leads the way for a better method of diagnosing them. Peanuts are the most common reason of fatal food-induced anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reaction, and allergy cases among children have risen sharply in recent years. Britain’s Food Standards Agency estimates up to one in 55 Read More


Whooping cough is happening more frequently than before. Here’s what to do

Turns out, whooping cough is more widespread than previously known. According to a study conducted by the Public Health Ontario, whooping cough cases are happening much more frequently than previously known, reinforcing the importance of up-to-date vaccinations to protect against illness and the spread of disease. Whooping cough (formally known as pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. In Read More


OnePlus 6 Pre-Orders on Amazon India Will Get You Extended Warranty and Other Benefits

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6 Fast AF sale on Amazon India from May 13 to May 16 A complimentary Amazon Pay cashback of Rs. 1,000 will be given 3 months extended warranty will also be provided on the OnePlus 6 OnePlus 6 is coming to India on May 17, when the smartphone will be unveiled at a launch event in Mumbai at the Read More