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Team from Mumbai to Take Part in 13th Annual Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) ROV International Competition

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 13:36

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A group of engineering students from the Mukesh Patel School of Management and Engineering in Mumbai will compete in the 13th Annual Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) ROV International Competition in Alpen.

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Human trials for GM banana designed to slash African infant mortality to begin soon

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:56

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A hereditarily altered banana which can possibly significantly diminish infant mortality and visual impairment in kids crosswise over Africa is to experience its first human trials in a significant step towards turning into a staple for a huge number of individuals.

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Separating myths from reality about Sunscreen

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:48

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A ton of important wellbeing data might be found on the web. Counting the widely adored summer sidekick: sunscreen. Anyhow, how would you separate reality from fiction?

"Simply a few weeks prior I got severe singeing, so not I wear everything the time," Amber Kevilus said at the West Aquatic Center.

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An app that will count your calories

Tue, 06/17/2014 - 12:44

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The application business is congested with wellbeing trackers and calorie counters, yet another item claims to screen precisely what you devour continuously. Whether your beverage is locally acquired like a packaged Frappuccino or a custom made juice, the framework can measures a drink's substance continuously.

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Bionic pancreas could be helpful for people with type 1 diabetes

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 13:58

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Specialists are confident that a simulated pancreas they have created will make life less demanding for individuals with sort 1 diabetes.

The gadget is a robotized pump that discharges the hormones insulin and glucagon, and works with a glucose observing framework that is controlled by an iPhone application, reports say.

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Child poisoning linked with 'biting pencils' in China

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 13:54

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A Chinese official has proposed the gnawing of pencils as a conceivable clarification for over the top levels of lead found in youngsters in a town in the south of the nation spotted alongside a chemical plant, state media covered Monday.

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Drug test result makes Actelion shares surge

Mon, 06/16/2014 - 13:49

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Actelion Ltd. (Atln)'s exploratory medication against a lung illness met the primary objective of a late-stage study, conceivably giving the drugmaker a pill that may earn yearly to the extent of 2 billion Swiss francs ($2.2 billion).

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Salmonella link leads to Chai powder recall

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:39

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About 21 people from 12 states, including New York and California, were discovered sick with Salmonella associated to the utilization of chia powder, as indicated by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Two of those people have been hospitalized from the flare-up.

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US witnesses cases of mosquito-borne chikungunya virus

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:35

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An uncommon and weakening mosquito-borne infection has appeared in Rhode Island, keeping in mind the malady can't be counteracted or cured, it is unrealistic to turn into a pandemic that will buzz into the Bay State, as indicated by an expert.

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Diabetes alliance by Sanofi, Medtronic

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:30

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Sanofi (SNY) and Medtronic, Inc. (MDT) proclaimed that they have marked a reminder of understanding to enter into a worldwide vital cooperation in diabetes. The partnership goes for enhancing patient experience and conclusions for individuals with diabetes as far and wide as possible.

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Whooping cough pandemic in California

Sun, 06/15/2014 - 09:24

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State health authorities said that the amount of whooping-cough cases in California is currently at a pestilence level.

As indicated by an announcement by the California Department of Public Health, more than 800 whooping-cough cases were accounted for in the course of recent weeks, recommending that the disease, which is otherwise called pertussis, is spreading quickly.

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Vessyl “smartcup” enables users to track their drink consumption in real time

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 12:03

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A promotional video has recently been released for a "smartcup" called 'Vessyl' --- the equivalent of the calorie-counting scale for liquids.

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Iraqi government has reportedly blocked access to several websites and social media services

Sat, 06/14/2014 - 11:58

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According to Friday reports, government authorities in Iraq have started blocking access to Facebook, Twitter, YouTubeand other websites and social media services in the country. There has been no official disclosure by the government about the reason behind blocking the services.

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Every day 10 Irish women get abortions done in UK

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:37

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More than 10 Irish ladies had a fetus removal or abortion in the UK consistently a year ago.

New figures from the UK's Department of Health show that 3,679 Irish ladies had premature births a year ago, in spite of the fact that this was a fall of 7.6pc and proceeded a descending pattern.

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Toxic drip kills second baby

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:32

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A second child has died in the wake of being sustained with a tainted intravenous dribble. Health minister has said that the passing was not created by the harming.

Since a week ago, three infants have been affirmed as having blood infection created by poisonous microscopic organisms in their IV trickles, and four further cases are suspected.

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White bread as good as wheat bread

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:27

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Wheat bread might just be as healthy as the white bread.

As indicated by a report, a study led by specialists at the University of Oviedo found that white bread expands the measure of good microorganisms in the stomach. The stomach obliges a certain measure of specific bacterias, called polyphenols, to improve wellbeing, and white bread gives one of these polyphenols.

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Knee arthritis can be avoided with 6,000 steps a day

Fri, 06/13/2014 - 12:24

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Strolling, what might as well be called, an hour a day may help enhance knee joint pain and avoid handicap, new research proposes.

Due to knee joint inflammation or arthritis, numerous grown-ups discover strolling, climbing stairs or actually getting up from a seat troublesome. At the same time, these study discoveries compare strolling more with better ordinary working.

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Birds could give Spanish flu-like virus

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 12:31

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Another study shows that bird flu viruses are simply a couple of hereditary steps far from the influenza infection that created the destructive 1918 Spanish influenza pandemic.

The Spanish influenza killed up to 50 million individuals over the world in 1918.

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Biometric wristwatch to check glucose, pulse rate, hydration levels

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 12:27

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A biometric wristwatch can now monitor your blood glucose, heartbeat and hydration.

In a couple of papers, scientists from the Netherlands and Israel depicted two new wearable gadgets that utilize changing examples of scattered light to screen biometrics: one tracks glucose fixation and lack of hydration levels while another screens beat.

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Happiness hormone can cut down aging

Thu, 06/12/2014 - 12:19

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The hormone known for making calming sensations throughout social and physical cooperations may one day be utilized to keep up and repair muscles that are aging, as indicated by a study directed at the University of California at Berkeley.

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