Charity Autism Rocks

British Millionaire and Philanthropist, Mr. Sanjay Shah, is planning on staging concerts and events to raise funds for his charity Autism Rocks. The charity is triggered after Shah’s son diagnoses that he was suffering from autism. The 43-year old has been sponsoring kids in India for the past ten years through an international plan.
Mr. Shah grew up in Marylebone neighborhood in Central London and studied medicine at King’s College and later decided he didn’t want to get into the career. He got into accounting and got his first job with investment bank Merrill Lynch as the head of trading. He had to lose the job at the height of financial crisis in 2009 after nepotism in the resume shortlisting.
Nevertheless, Mr. Shah didn’t like the office work, so he planned on starting his own brokerage business and started small. “The only way for me to earn a living without limiting my income prospects was to become a broker but I thought rather than me doing that job for a big organisation, I’d rather start up my own business,” He said. He, therefore, rented a small office place with a few graduates and traders then worked hard and Solo Capital was born.
Five years down the line, he is worth $280 million, and Solo Capital operates in both Dubai and London. The business was doing so well, and Shah decided to focus on his Philanthropist jobs. In 2011, his son was diagnosed with autism, and this makes Mr. Shah sprung into action in trying to save his son and also to create awareness about the condition. After Mr. Shah’s youngest son had experienced challenges in the Dubai Autism Center, a government-funded resource to support families with autistic children due to years-long waiting lists, he volunteered to buy two Hyundai minibuses for the hospital to improve effort efficiency.
Mr. Shah is now planning on concerts with paid artists to raise funds for his charity Autism Rocks. He plans on small concerts for about 300 – 1000 people who pay higher attendance fees in support of the charity. Mr. Shah has other four people in London to influence his decision making on where the raised funds will be directed either to the US or Europe. Shah also plans on creating an Autism Rocks compilation album by next year from pop artists track donations.
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Sergio Cortes Alzheimer’s Research

Researchers at the Rio Claro UNESP and UFSCar of San Carlos reported that only three weekly exercise can delay and prevent Alzheimer’s, even if you have a genetic predisposition. According to Dr. Sergio Cortes, the research study reveals since Alzheimer’s disease is increasing more and more between individuals and one of the main challenges to combat. The study lasted four years and researchers belonging to the Federal University of São Carlos, UFSCar and the Universidade Estadual Paulista, UNESP, Rio Claro.

The results show that even a person with a genetic disposition to contract Alzheimer’s disease it can be combated with simple exercises, done weekly and moderately confirms Sergio Cortes. Thus, its effect will be a good stimulus to work the brain bringing body and benefit mainly mental. It is very important to practice as much as prevents delays its onset. The study by researchers took into account primarily genetic factors likely to increase the risk of neurodegenerative. Second, it quotes Sergio Cortes, were considered existing substances in amyloid plaques, which inflame and damage the neural connections. These two points have shown the surprising result of that exercise can combat the existence of the disease by interfering positively to the neural process is satisfactory and anti-inflammatory. These substances in those plates cause inflammation which consequently cause the cells to be systemic, meaning the entire body, will gradually die. According to experts, reports the doctor Sergio Cortes, what needs to be done is to prevent such inflammations that amyloid plaque deposits remain present causing a progressive loss of memory and stability of neurons.

What was confirmed in the study, how to prevent the spread the disease is the constant physical activity weekly or daily, reports Sergio Cortes. By doing so, the brain will receive natural stimulus where exercise acts as a brake on the degenerative process in mind and as an anti-inflammatory against the emergence of the substance. That’s why when practicing some exercise, the neural connection starts to work well, with positive stimuli by blocking the action of Alzheimer disease. According to the researcher Carla Nascimento and other scholars, quotes Sergio Cortes, it was found in this study that these inflammation is greatly reduced, improving the cognitive components and their functions. The most significant cognitive functions among the elderly by engaging in moderate physical activity three times a week were improving concentration, memory, sequential execution to perform everyday activities, planning and attention. The conclusion of the survey also depicts that physical exercise should start at a young age so that aging is healthy, much better and that you avoid problems in old age not only the onset of Alzheimer disease, but others too, concludes Sergio Cortes.

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Massive Disruptions in Global Swine Industry

Some big changes have occurred recently in the global swine industry. An epidemic of highly contagious swine influenza, a lethal pig disease that some people have compared to Ebola in humans, is presently sweeping through Eastern Europe. Concern exists that it may soon reach other countries. The disease broke out in Georgia, then rapidly spread to Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland. Some critics complain open and unchecked EU borders may be contributing to the rapid spread. Symptoms reportedly do not appear in swine until five to ten days following infection. 

In the United States, consolidation is occurring within the pork industry to a much greater extent than during previous years. In 2013, a large Chinese agribusiness, Shuanghui International Holdings, Limited, the largest swine packing company in China, purchased Smithfield Foods, a major U.S. pork producer for an estimated $4.72 billion dollars. Now called the WH Group, the privately held company is currently the largest swine agribusiness in the world. It reportedly maintains facilities in 26 U.S. states, ten EU nations and Mexico. It employees some 46,000 people and earns revenues estimated to approach $13 billion annually.

The state legislature in Nebraska, a state responsible for both extensive cattle and swine production, is presently considering amendments to state laws to allow large swine producers to expand their operations into additional counties within the state. Some beef producing organizations oppose the exemption provisions.

Health experts like researchers at the Amen Clinic suggest cutting pork from your diet while the risk is live.