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Surging debt levels a threat to global economic stability, says GlobalData

Globalization has transformed the economic frameworks of both developed and emerging nations. However, along with steady economic growth, several countries have also witnessed high rise in their debt burden, both private and public alike. Against this backdrop, GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company, cautions governments against relying too much on debt and calls for …

International experts in cancer and neuroscience kick off collaboration with the aiForward program to bring AI to medical research

aiForward is an open, global program created by Aiforia, aiming to advance the use of AI-powered image analysis in medical research, focusing initially on neuroscience, cancer, and lifestyle diseases. The program was launched in December 2018 and has attracted wide international interest — receiving applications from institutes in Norway, the United States, and other countries. …

Are The Lancet’s Alcohol Consumption Forecasts Inflated?

IWSR Analysis of Consumption Trends Suggests Future Per Capita Growth of Beverage Alcohol Drinks could be Declining London – A new study published in the medical journal The Lancet reports a considerable upsurge in the global consumption of alcoholic drinks. The study suggests that between 1990 and 2017, alcohol intake has jumped by as much …

ICRA: Passenger traffic at Indian airports reports Y-o-Y decline in March 2019; overall FY2019 sees lowest growth in last five years

After years of strong growth, the traffic growth at Indian airports has hit an air pocket with passenger traffic declining by 1.1% (Y-o-Y) in March 2019. This has dragged down the FY2019 passenger traffic growth to 11.6%, making it the lowest over last five fiscals. During the same period, the aircraft traffic grew by 12.1%, …

India’s 82% of the Population Suffers from High Stress Levels, Reveals the Cigna 360 Well-Being Survey 2019

Sandwich Generation followed by Millennials Suffers from high anxiety levels Mumbai, – March 28, 2019– Global health service company Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) today released the results of its 2019 Cigna 360 Well-Being Survey – Well and Beyond. The Survey reveals that stress levels in India remain very high compared to other developed and emerging countries …

Sermons of the Sirens

We, all of us, create walls around us. Some imaginary, some real: walls that, over time, take the form of a maze, trapping us, so that even when we want to escape from these “comfort zones” of our damnation we remain trapped, unable to find the way out. Our desperation fuelling us to run in …