After terrible Tuesday’s downpour, Mumbai experiences a spike in monsoon diseases

After terrible Tuesday’s downpour, Mumbai experiences a spike in monsoon diseases

(Thinkstock) Post the torrential rains on August 29, the city may have bounced back on its feet the very next day. But the woes of many Mumbaikars are far from over. People, especially those who got wet in the rain, waded through flooded streets to get home, or were involved in relief and rescue missions, are experiencing a host of seasonal ailments as an after-effect. Waterborne illnesses such as leptospirosis and gastroenteritis, various forms of hepatitis and even mosquito-borne ailments like chikungunya are on the rise. While every monsoon, there…

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Emotional ‘hangover’ may affect future experiences

Emotional ‘hangover’ may affect future experiences

Experiencing emotional events — whether happy or painful — may cause ‘hangovers’ that can persist for a long period of time, researchers have found. These ‘hangovers’ could continue after the events have ended and even affect future experiences, the study found. “Emotion is a state of mind. These findings make clear that our cognition is highly influenced by preceding experiences and, specifically, that emotional brain states can persist for long periods of time,” said Lila Davachi, Associate Professor at New York University (NYU). The study also shows that emotional hangover,…

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10 Experiences You Must Have in Busan

10 Experiences You Must Have in Busan

Image Courtesy: Pinterest 1. Jagalchi Fish Market – You got to give this place a visit! Full of all kinds of exotic as well as commonplace, fresh and dried sea foods, the Jagalchi Fish Market is a paradise for all sea food lovers! 2. Jet Ski – Don’t forget to splash a little, while in Busan! Grab on a Jet Ski and have a kickass experience in the waters! Superfun and super simple, this one’s a total must do! 3. Oryukdo Island – Feel at the top of the world…

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