Irrfan died on April 29 after being diagnosed with a neuroendocrine tumour in 2018. In a statement on behalf of the family, Sutapa said that the loss was not ‘personal’ as millions were grieving with her. “I want to assure everyone that this is not a loss, it is a gain. It’s a gain of the things he taught us, and now we shall finally begin to truly implement it and evolve,” she said. … [Read more...] about Irrfan Khan’s wife Sutapa Sikdar shares priceless memories of him, with son Babil. See pics
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Now, we have all heard of the ‘thyroid disease’. But did you know that there is more than one type of thyroid disease? Hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism are two such diseases that affect the thyroid gland. The two conditions may sound alike at first but they are as different as two diseases could be. … [Read more...] about The Difference Between Hypothyroidism And Hyperthyroidism
When the body is running low on fuel, feeling of appetite and hunger develop. However, that is not the only thing that regulate the levels of hunger. It is also controlled by factors like a drop in blood sugar levels or an increase in certain hunger hormones. The hypothalamus of the brain controls your appetite and hunger. However, there might come times when you do not feel hungry at all. Here are a few reasons for not feeling hungry and when you should start worrying. Anxiety If you are anxious, your flight and fight response releases certain hormones that slow digestion and appetite. If you suffer from an anxiety disorder, you may also have symptoms like nausea which also affects your hunger. Depression Depression can lead to long term loss of hunger. Studies have found that depression affects certain parts of the brain that monitor the physiological state of the body, which includes your appetite and hunger. Stress Stress can lead to nausea and indigestion that can have a … [Read more...] about Is it a reason to worry if you do not feel hungry for long periods of time?
At 5,472 metres above sea level, the Siachen Glacier is located in the Karakoram mountain region, which has some of the highest peaks in the world. The northern mountains of the glacier mark the watershed between Central Asia and the Indian subcontinent. Bereft of vegetation, the glacier happens to be one of the world's most inhospitable regions where temperature hovers around minus 40 degree centigrade. If bare skin touches metal, it binds as if with glue and can be torn off. In winters, strong winds from Central Asia can further bring down the temperature to minus 50 degrees. The glacier receives 6 to 7 metres of the annual total of 10 metres of snow in winter alone. Snowstorms can reach speeds up to 150 knots (nearly 300 km per hour). … [Read more...] about At battlefield 20,000 feet high, cold is the main killer
Malaysian budget carrier AirAsia said earlier in the day that it was in talks to raise more than 1 billion ringgit ($234.52 million) in funds, a day after its auditor cast doubt on its ability to continue as a going concern. … [Read more...] about Tata Sons in talks to buy out AirAsia India stake at steep discount: Report