The differences between the two factions of the NCP -- one led by Oli and the other led by party's executive chairman 'Prachanda' on the issue of power-sharing – has recently intensified after the prime minister unilaterally decided to prorogue the budget session of Parliament. … [Read more...] about Nepal’s ruling communist party’s meet to decide PM Oli’s future deferred for a week over floods
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In fatal cases of COVID-19, the places in the body with the worst inflammation and organ damage are not necessarily the places with the highest amount of virus, or viral load, according to a small study. Autopsies of 11 patients who died from COVID-19 showed that some tissues - including the intestine, liver and kidney - contained a high amount of virus but were not inflamed, while tissues with inconsistent or patchy virus levels - in particular, the lungs - were severely inflamed. The fact that virus levels do not correlate with organ damage in these fatal cases may mean some tissues tolerate the virus better than others, and "suggests that treatments that reduce inflammation in the lung could be particularly effective, since the virus alone may not be causing tissue damage," researcher David Dorward of University of Edinburgh Center for Inflammation Research told Reuters. Dorward and colleagues posted their study report on medRxiv in advance of peer review. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus tricks the body into attacking brain; common heartburn drugs linked to COVID-19 risk
Why and how to measure employees’ mental health These findings should cause concern among employers because mental health is a key driver of quality of life, productivity, and participation in the economy. Both employers and workers take this for granted far too often. That’s bound to change due in part to COVID-19, as more employers recognize the direct connection between their employees’ mental health and their bottom line. Employee mental health directly affects healthcare costs, worker productivity, and talent retention. Here are some first steps that employers can take to address their workers’ mental well-being. … [Read more...] about Employers need to address their workers’ mental health. Here are 3 ways to start
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Cultivate belonging It’s important to understand how belonging fits in. It’s not just about the “numbers” and increasing the ratio of diversity but ensuring employees have a true sense of belonging and that their diverse perspective is welcome. Many companies worry about culture in general in a remote environment. There are many tools that can help to foster engagement and close-knit environments with a distributed workforce. … [Read more...] about Can remote work really improve workplace diversity?