“How to Make Any Business Trip Less Boring”

London. Barcelona. Beijing. The world’s business hubs are also desirable travel destinations. And yet, when we’re sent there for a conference or client meeting, many of us act like it’s a slog. Unfortunately, most business travel advice goes something like this: Hunt for Wi-Fi like it’s water, stick to your …

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5 Programming Skills Every Business and Programmer Needs

Businesses need to learn these languages today, and employees can find great jobs by becoming fluent in them. If you want to survive in this automated, globalized economy, you should understand programming, and there are no shortage of coding schools and websites where you can learn. But software development is …

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No value for routine vitamin D supplementation

Enthusiasm for recommending vitamin D supplementation to prevent a wide range of skeletal and extra-skeletal disorders was diminished considerably by three publications in 2018. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) updated previous guidelines addressing vitamin D supplementation. The Task Force found adequate evidence to recommend against vitamin D supplementation …

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Poor state of kidney care in South Asia for those without means: Study

People mostly the poor suffering from Kidney diseases are not getting adequate treatment facilities in the South Asian countries including Bangladesh, said an international study. Insufficient number and uneven distribution of trained medical and paramedical professionals, properly equipped facilities and lack of guideline-driven treatment, impacts all aspects of kidney care …

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Having more than one chronic disease amplifies costs of diseases

Having two or more non-communicable diseases (multimorbidity) costs the country more than the sum of those individual diseases would cost, according to a new study published recently in PLOS Medicine by Tony Blakely from the University of Otago, New Zealand, and colleagues. Few studies have estimated disease-specific health system expenditure …

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Vitamin A plus campaign likely next week

Staff reporter : A previously postponed vitamin A capsules distribution campaign is likely to be held next week, health ministry officials said. The campaign, originally slated for today, was postponed after reports of defects in the vitamin capsules. “After postponement, we initially decided to hold the campaign on January 26. …

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