High plasma volume linked to Sherpas’ hi-altitude success

The legendary Sherpa mountain natives of Nepal, who have earned a reputation for climbing the tallest peaks in the world, may have a higher volume of plasma in their blood than people living in the lowlands, a new study says adding that this might be behind their capacity to function at high altitudes. The research, […]

Morning Starter: Friday, August 23, 2019

Good morning! Here’s a quick summary of important, ignored and interesting reports from Thursday evening to kick-start your day: Important Nepal-Oli rivalry surfaces yet again Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, who was due to head to Singapore for his checkup, convened a meeting of the NCP secretariat hours before his departure. During the course of […]