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Challenges in the Indian power sector

Challenges in the Indian power sectorPower sector is critical to the overall development of an economy. It provides basic infrastructure to industries in all the sectors and helps in achieving a sustainable economic development. The Indian power sector is confronted with several challenges in various areas of activities. Continue »

Marketing strategies of 5 star hotels of India

Indian hotel industryMarketing strategies are laid to achieve long term objectives of the company (Johnson n.d.) and this applies to 5 star hotels too. General goals of most hotels are to expand their presence in more regions, increase customers, improve the quality of their services and earn more profits. Continue »

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Economic burden from Asthma in India and USA

Asthma presented substantial global burden, affecting 358.2 million people in 2015. A complex disease, it impairs the social, physical and psychological well-being of the affected. Furthermore, the asthmatic condition can be differentiated into controlled, partially controlled and uncontrolled. The differentiation finds its basis in the level of severity of clinical manifestations (Koshak, 2007). With respect to which the Global asthma report 2014 mentions the higher economic burden associated with the uncontrolled condition (The Global Asthma Network, 2014). Besides the level of manifestation, the level of development also finds an association with disease economic burden. In an attempt to bring out the economic burden borne by developing and developed regions, the discussion presents the case of USA and India. Continue »

Allergic asthma in developing and developed regions around the globe

Allergic asthma a well-known chronic disease, of heterogeneous nature, affects respiratory airways. It presents several phenotypes on the basis of the disease progress. These phenotypes form recognizable demographic and clinical clusters around the globe. These phenotypes include allergic asthma, non-allergic asthma, late-onset asthma, asthma with fixed airflow limitation and asthma with obesity. Amongst all the different phenotypes, allergic asthma is recognized most easily. It has become highly prevalent since the latter half of 20th century, in both developing and developed nations. Continue »

Therapeutic consideration and treatment of conjunctivitis, food and skin allergies

The allergic disorders present a wide array of manifestations in the humans, demanding unique therapeutic strategies. The previous article shed light on treatment strategies for lethal Anaphylaxis, allergic Rhinitis & Asthma. The ocular and skin allergies not only compromise the quality of life but also makes the patient self-conscious about appearance. Continue »

Treatment options of lethal Anaphylaxis, allergic Rhinitis & Asthma

The previous articles shed light on the prevalence of allergic diseases across five different geographic locations. Thus showing allergies to be a global problem and exerts considerable socioeconomic burden on the respective nations. Allergic diseases like Anaphylaxis, Rhinitis and Asthma interfere with day to day activities of an individual, resulting in physical and emotional distress. Continue »

Cost of treatment care for allergic disorders

The discussions on allergic disorders till now emphasized on the prevalence and severity, besides highlighting the significant treatment options. Henceforth, it is essential to discuss the economics associated with the different treatment options. This demands the exploration of the cost of illness also known as the burden of disease. Continue »

Rules governing non-banking financial companies (NBFC) in India’s real estate sector

Traditionally, India has had a bank dominated financial sector. Even so, there have always been Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFC) to provide finance to mainly unorganized markets. NBFC have continued to complement banks in providing infrastructure finance. When it comes to providing medium-term capital, they enjoy more flexibility than banks, which gives them a competitive edge over banks. Continue »

Credit risk faced by microfinance institutions (MFI) in India

The microfinance industry of India is a major enabler of financial inclusion in the country. It has also been a blessing for small scale industries which act as an important source of income for a significant population. However, microfinance institutions (MFI) are faced with many problems which restrict their potential. These issues, mainly associated with credit risk, are discussed here. Continue »

Role of phytoremediation in treating heavy metal pollution

In the previous article, the role of genetic engineering in improving bioremediation were discussed. With rapid industrialization, heavy metal contamination and organic pollutants have increasingly affected soil and water bodies. These threaten the ecosystem, surface and ground waters, food and human health. Phytoremediation is a method which involves growing plants in a contaminated matrix to remove environmental contaminants. Continue »

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