Share Menopause to become the next game-changer in global femtech solutions industry by 2025 Read Article Regenerative Aesthetic Medicine Training Institute opens in Delhi News MaxiVision Eye Hospitals launches “Mucormycosis Early Detection Centre” Related Posts Heartfulness group of organisations launches ‘Healthcare by Heartfulness’ COVID care app Indraprastha Apollo Hospitals releases first “Comprehensive Textbook of COVID-19” By EH News Bureau on January 31, 2018 Phoenix Business Consulting invests in telehealth platform Healpha WHO tri-regional policy dialogue seeks solutions to challenges facing international mobility of health professionals Offers hands-on training and courses in metabolic nutrition, anti-ageing and aesthetics and cosmetic gynaecology for scientists, doctors, dermatologists and nutritionistsDr Prabhu MishraInstitute for Regenerative Aesthetic Medicine has recently opened in Delhi. It provides researchers, scientists, doctors, dermats and nutritionists an opportunity to hone their skills in regenerative aesthetic medicine through hands-on training and certificates courses.Clients can also undergo regenerative aesthetic procedures for G-spot augmentation, urinary stress incontinence, botox filler peels, keto diet, laser and RF, adipose tissue processing, PRP in infertility, cosmetic gynaecology, PRP liposuction and body countering at the institute.In regenerative aesthetic therapy, stem cells derived from the patient’s, own blood, bone marrow or adipose tissue is administered to rejuvenate body tissues/ cells.The institute will offer training module on metabolic nutrition functional and integrative medicine; anti-ageing and aesthetics, stem cell and regenerative medicine and non-invasive cosmetic gynaecology. The courses have been developed by scientists and clinicians with the aim of advancing research and therapeutics in regenerative aesthetic medicine. There are different courses available and duration varies from two days to six months and the cost from Rs 25,000 – Rs 3,50,000. The institute also has provision for short and long term internships.Talking of the initiative, Dr Prabhu Mishra, stem cell expert and founder of the Cosmostem Institute said, “Regenerative aesthetic medicine is new field which is expanding the frontiers treatment for all kinds of metabolic, autoimmune and lifestyle and aesthetic disorders. We are scientists helping scientists and doctors. Our interactive technical training is up to date with the latest tools and protocols. Our vision is to create a better and healthy world with cellular therapies and regenerative medicines. We aim at leveraging the benefits of cell therapy for good health and anti-aging benefits.” The missing informal workers in India’s vaccine story
Share LinkedIn Fear. You’ve been there: Your heart races, even jumps to your throat. Your hands grow clammy and your stomach churns. Your mind goes blank.Rats have been there, too. We don’t know their feelings, of course, but we do know their response: They freeze in their tracks. Or at least that’s been the consensus among scientists since 1899, when experimental psychologist Willard Stanton Small first noted the behavior.But now new research led by Rebecca Shansky, assistant professor of psychology at Northeastern University, upends that conventional wisdom. Share on Facebook In a study recently published in the online journal eLife, Shansky’s team found that female rats often respond to fear by “darting.” “They start running around like crazy,” Shansky says. “It looks like they’re trying to escape.”In addition, the darting rats were more successful at integrating a process that suppressed the fear response, says Shansky, exhibiting a “cognitive flexibility” that the freezers lacked.The findings not only raise questions about the veracity of previous studies that rely on freezing to indicate fear. They could also lead to better treatments for post-traumatic stress disorder, a condition that, in the U.S. alone, affects about 8 mil-lion adults during a given year, according to the National Center for PTSD of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.“If we can harness whatever is going on when an animal becomes a darter,” says Shansky, “we could try to apply that to treatments.”Shansky had not set out to challenge a century-old assumption. Rather, she stumbled across the findings while performing a common behavioral test called “fear conditioning” in an effort to see how individual males and females differed in their fear responses, and to explore what brain changes related to those differences.The test involved teaching the animals to associate a tone with a foot shock, and then–with a video camera connected to a computer–measuring the duration of their reaction as the training proceeded. “Animals who exhibit low levels of freezing would traditionally be interpreted as either not learning or naturally fear-less,” says Shansky.Because computers may mistake sleeping for freezing, graduate student Tina Gruene, PhD’19, watched the videos afterward as a backup check. What she saw shocked her: Scores of the female rats not only didn’t freeze at the sound of the tone; they darted hither and yon, as if looking for an exit.What did that mean? The study had a large number of rats–120 as opposed to the standard 20–so Shansky set out to quantify the behavior. “We wanted to see if this was something real,” she says.The researchers fed the videos into a behavioral analysis program that tracks motion to monitor the velocity of the animals’ movement. Their plotted graphs confirmed their hunch: Darting was not a sign of fearlessness or an inability to learn. It was just as much a learned response as freezing.“The learning curve for darting was the same as the learning curve for freezing,” says Shansky, pointing to graphics in the paper. “But we saw it almost exclusively in the females–more than 40 percent of them.”The findings go beyond clarifying differences in fear behavior among male and female rats. They also point to possibilities for better treatments for people with PTSD.Following the fear conditioning, the researchers used a process called “extinction” to suppress the rats’ fear response: By playing the tone repeatedly without the shock, a “good” memory may come to replace the bad one. Extinction is akin to exposure therapy for people with PTSD. Exposure therapy works, but not for everyone: it’s effective in only about 50 percent of cases, according to numerous studies, and it has a very high dropout rate.The darters, it turned out, were more successful at extinction than the freezers, suggesting that the neurobiological processes of the males and females differed; the females, it appeared, had an edge. “Females may have developed adaptive strategies to fearful events,” says Shansky.The results raise the question of whether PTSD treatments for women–who develop the disorder twice as frequently as men–should be different from those for men. Even more radically: Might it be possible to develop a therapy that alters the neural circuits of freezers to more closely resemble those of darters?Shansky expresses the speculation more succinctly: “What if we could turn freezers into darters?” she asks. Email Pinterest Share on Twitter
The Allen Americans have made the playoffs in all nine seasons of their existence, playing their first five seasons in the Central Hockey League (2009-14) and the last four seasons in the ECHL (2014-18).Get the 1390 Granite City Sports NewsletterEnter your email to get the latest on the Vikings, Wild, Twins, Timberwolves, Huskies, Gophers, local high school sports and more!Email*Submit About Connatix V56892 Auto (360p) The Minnesota Wild announced today an affiliation agreement with the Allen Americans (Allen, Texas) of the ECHL for the 2018-2019 season.Minnesota Wild Assistant GM Tom Kurvers said:We are excited to announce a new ECHL affiliation agreement with the Allen Americans. Allen has enjoyed tremendous success in both the CHL and ECHL and we are thrilled to add the Americans as a development affiliate for our players. 1/1 720p HD 1080p HD About Connatix V56892 360p Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Skip
HISTORY will be created today when the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) hosts a cricket final at the Fyrish cricket ground for the first time ever. The final will be contested by Rose Hall Town Bakewell and Fyrish cricket teams. President of the BCB, Hilbert Foster, stated that the Board is passionate about taking cricket to every corner of Berbice.The final is the third to be hosted by the board under the Magic Moments brand. Rose Hall Town Bakewell team are expected to start as strong favourites. They would be led by Kevin Sinclair and will be supported by a strong batting lineup that includes Kevlon Anderson, Surendra Kissoonlall, Junior Sinclair, Chanderpaul Govindan, Jonathan Rampersaud, Vidal Crandon, Keith Simpson and Damien Vantull.Pacers Vantull, Simon Lawson and Sylus Tyndall would spearhead the bowling along with off-spinners Junior and Kevin Sinclair, Jonathan Rampersuad and left-arm spinner Keith Simpson.Much is not known of Fyrish, but the fact that they defeated second division powerhouse Chesney by five wickets in the semifinals means that they cannot be underestimated. They would be spearheaded by Javed Mohamed, Imran Ally, Avinash Deonarine, A. Srikissoon, V. Goordial and Munilall Shirdyal.
22 June 2007South Africa’s famous Rivonia Trial records, along with 38 other items of documentary heritage from around the world, have been added to the United Nations Memory of the World register in order to preserve them for future generations.“We approved the latest inscriptions, after they were recommended by the international advisory committee of the Memory of the World Programme during a meeting last week in Pretoria, South Africa,” said United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) Director-General Koichiro Matsuura this Tuesday.The 38 items of documentary heritage of exceptional value brings the number of inscriptions since 1997 to 158. It helps networks of experts to exchange information and raise resources for preservation of, and access to, documentary material.“The programme was launched in 1992 to preserve and promote documentary heritage of global significance, much of which is endangered,” he said.According to Matsuura other relatively new additions this year includes the story of Australia’s notorious Kelly Gang, an Australian film from 1906, the archives of the Red Cross from 1914 to 1923, the family archives of Swedish industrialist and philanthropist Alfred Nobel and the personal archives of Swedish film director Ingmar Bergman.Older documentary heritage to be added to the register includes France’s Bayeux Tapestry, an embroidery depicting life in the 11th century; the Hereford Mappa Mundi, the only complete example of a large medieval world map; Korean printing woodblocks of Buddhist texts dating from the 13th century; and 30 manuscripts of the Rigveda, ancient texts from India that are more than 3 000 years old.Matsuura further announced that the UNESCO/Jikji Prize, an award of US$30,000, has been given to Austria’s Phonogrammarchiv (sound archive), in recognition of its contribution to the advancement of audio and video preservation.Established in 1899, the sound archive is the oldest in the world and now houses more than 50 000 recordings.Source: BuaNews
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The 2016 National Retail Security Survey (NRSS) based on 2015 data from retailers was released at the recent National Retail Federation (NRF) PROTECT Conference held in Philadelphia. Now in its twenty-fifth year, the NRSS continues to be the bellwether survey that retail loss prevention executives use to compare themselves to other retail chains.This year’s NRSS survey was conducted during April 2016 in collaboration with the NRF. The full text, charts, and findings are available at nrf.com/resources/retail-library/national-retail-security-survey-2016.If your company is currently a member of the NRF, you can immediately download the survey by logging on with your member ID. If you are not a member, you can register yourself and then download the survey.- Sponsor – Following is a brief overview of the key findings of the research study. You can review all of these results on the survey PDF. Any questions can be directed to Bob Moraca, vice president of loss prevention at the NRF, at moracar (at) nrf (dot) com or to me. The impact of shrinkage on the retail industry continues to be sizeable. With an average shrink rate of 1.38 percent, this cost the overall US retail economy $45.2 billion in 2015. While the shrinkage percentage is identical to last year’s study, the dollar impact has increased due to the growth in retail sales. The good news is that the shrinkage percentage reported during the past two years is the lowest ever observed in the history of the NRSS.Overall inventory shrink increased 48.1 percent for the retailers surveyed. While this may seem counterintuitive to the increase in dollar losses, nearly half of major retailers seem optimistic in their efforts to lower shrinkage. One could conclude that leveraging technology is beginning to pay off on the bottom line.LP budgets remain flat as a percentage of sales. Unfortunately, most retail executives are still not satisfied with the resources they are being given to fight the war against retail loss. Nevertheless, the total number of LP personnel per $1 billion in sales did increase slightly from 32.47 in 2014 to 37.5 in 2015. As expected, most of the employment additions were in exempt positions; non-exempt employees declined slightly. Most retailers continue to rely on LP professionals to apprehend shoplifters. More than two-thirds of those surveyed said they limit apprehensions to trained LP personnel. The liability and physical risks of using sales personnel to make shoplifting stops is still too great to justify. For the second year in a row, shoplifting has slightly surpassed employee theft as the greatest cause of inventory shrink. The number of apprehensions without referrals and shoplifting prosecutions dropped slightly, while the number of shoplifting-related civil demands increased significantly. You may recall that until last year previous NRSS data indicated that dishonest employees comprised the largest share of the shrinkage problem. The growth in organized retail crime (ORC) has obviously changed this situation.The average loss was $377 per shoplifting incident, up nearly $60 from 2014. Despite huge ORC cases, the average shoplifting case continues to be relatively small in dollar loss. The amateur shoplifter continues to be a major problem in causing retail loss.The average loss from dishonest employee cases dropped from $1,547 to $1,234. While this is good news, the number of employee apprehensions increased. Prosecutions, terminations, and civil demands for these types of internal incidents dropped. Prosecution is apparently still too expensive to justify a criminal justice response. Many hiring practices retailers use to deter dishonest employees dropped. Only the use of credit checks and workers’ compensation claims increased. It appears that checking backgrounds of employees is still a questionable and controversial tool. Technology is increasing in use as a shoplifting deterrent, but some of the more advanced methods, such as facial recognition and RFID, are still not catching on in levels expected when introduced. Leveraging technology is still the best countermeasure to deter shoplifting, but not all can be justified using ROI. Methods of increasing LP awareness in the workforce are changing somewhat. Newsletters, periodic programs, and lectures increased while training videos and discussions during new-hire orientation decreased. There is little doubt that some of these communications are being transmitted by social media. When it comes to shoplifting deterrents, the more visible, the better. The use of uniformed guards is up, while the use of plainclothes detectives is down. Visible CCTV still provides a deterrent to both amateur and professional shoplifters.Robberies are a growing expense for retailers, costing on average $8,170 annually. Armed robberies are a troubling form of violent crime that still occur regularly, especially in urban areas where drug trafficking is a problem.Only eighty retail chains responded to the NRSS this year, down twenty from the previous year. While this decreasing number is disturbing, it is likely due in part to the shrinking number of retailers in business. As retail firms merge or go out of business, inevitably the survey will have fewer and fewer respondents.Men’s and women’s apparel was the most robust segment of responding retailers. Grocery and discount stores continue to be well represented. However, to increase the value of the NRSS in the future, more retail chains must be convinced to participate in this valuable study. Please remember this when you are asked to participate next year. 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Everton attacker Theo Walcott released from hospitalby Paul Vegasa month agoSend to a friendShare the loveEverton attacker Theo Walcott has been released from hospital after suffering a nasty head injury during defeat to Manchester City.The Toffees star was smashed in the side of the head with the ball after a Raheem Sterling cross hit him from close range during the early stages of Saturday night’s showdown.The incident occurred in just the second minute at Goodison Park and Walcott received immediate attention from the club medical staff.And, following more than five minutes of treatment, Walcott was taken off on a stretcher and replaced by former Arsenal team-mate Alex Iwobi.Walcott looked understandably confused following the incident and Everton announced that the winger underwent a “precautionary assessment” at hospital, reports the Mirror.Everton issued an update on Saturday night confirming that Walcott has been discharged from hospital and the club “will follow concussion protocols”. About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say
ARLINGTON, TX – JANUARY 12: Quarterback Cardale Jones #12 of the Ohio State Buckeyes celebrates after scoring a one yard touchdown in the second quarter against the Oregon Ducks during the College Football Playoff National Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on January 12, 2015 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)When you go from being a third-string quarterback to leading your team to a national championship like Ohio State’s Cardale Jones did, you get plenty of notoriety. You can also get a pretty slick IPhone that’s customized with your initials and distinctive nickname. The IPhone was fixed up by Fredo Neucase, whose service is based out of California. The script is a nice look, as is the addition of the “12 Gauge” nickname on the bottom right. Jones still has to win the starting quarterback job for this season, but it’s doubtful that J.T. Barrett or Braxton Miller’s phones look as cool as this.