A research has revealed that a shortage of defibrillators and lack of public awareness has been costing thousands of lives every year after a heart attack. Defibrillators are the machines that work by giving an electric shock to the heart to restore its rhythm.
If new figures are to be believed, women in their late 60s are the most vulnerable to anxiety problems than any other age group. Women account for more than six out of 10 hospital admissions for anxiety, but women in 60s shared 28% of the total admissions.
In a move which marks the expansion of online retail giant Amazon's virtual currency - 'Amazon Coins' - beyond the Kindle Fire device, the company has announced that customers will now be able to use 'Amazon Coins' on Android devices.
On Wednesday, software giant Microsoft completed the transition of its SkyDrive cloud storage service to its new branding - 'OneDrive.'
The Scottish Government is expected to scale back and delay the installation of average speed cameras on the notorious A9 - Scotland's deadliest stretch of roads - until autumn, because of technical issues.
The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has banned the broadcast of a TV ad for 'Nude Scanner 3D' mobile app. About the reason behind banning the ad, the ASA said that the ad was "offensive" and "demeaning towards women." In addition, the ad was also found to be "unsuitable for a child audience."
In a recent announcement, fledgling aviation engineering firm Spike Aerospace has revealed that its upcoming supersonic business-class jet - the Spike S-512 - will have giant displays in place of conventional windows.
Popular social network Facebook has revealed that it is acquiring mobile instant-messaging service WhatsApp for approximately $16 billion. The acquisition is apparently aimed at expanding the global reach of Facebook.
According to a study conducted by Stanford University, ticks are present in more locations of Bay Area than anticipated earlier. The study has also revealed that some of the ticks also carry a new undiagnosed disease along with Lyme disease.
The University of Bristol and the Samaritans announced a project to investigate the impact of the internet on people with suicidal thoughts. Already, there is a growing concern that internet plays an important role in the lives of those witnessing suicidal thoughts.
Health officials at NHS England revealed that they will take more time in understanding the benefits of the plans that are meant to share medical records of patients. The controversial plans formed to make people aware of the fact that how their data will be used outside the NHS will be delayed till the end of this year.
In a recent announcement, device maker HTC has revealed that it will launch its forthcoming flagship handset on March 25, 2014. The handset will, as per the rumors, be dubbed as the HTC One 2 or HTC M8; and will be a successor to HTC's hugely successful One smartphone.
Bigwig South Korean device maker Samsung has released its Galaxy Note 3 Neo phablet in India. The device, launched on Tuesday, is an upgraded and more affordable version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3. The cost of the Galaxy Note 3 Neo phablet in India is Rs 40,900.
Software giant Microsoft has recently announced the launch of its Bing Health & Fitness Windows Phone app. The launch of the app marks Microsoft's foray into the growing fitness-tracking arena.
As a result of recent reports of a possible Apple-Tesla merger, the shares of electric car maker Tesla Motors witnessed a 3 percent gain on Tuesday, closing at $203.70 --- a new closing high for the company. It marks the first 'over $200' closing for Tesla.
In a Tuesday post on the Glass Explorer blog, Google officially laid down a list of Do's and Don'ts for the users of its Glass wearable computing device.
In a recently-released official blog post, President Barack Obama's Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Todd Park responded to the 105K people who signed an official petition on WeThePeople in an attempt to prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from executing a move in which different rates could be charged from some websites for different speeds.
A recent update on Irrational Games studio's website has revealed that the game developer - the creator of the popular BioShock franchise - is effectively shutting down. The shutdown of the studio will take place after the launch of Burial at Sea: Episode 2 on March 25, 2014.
A long-term study has revealed that annual mammography in women aged 40 to 59 does not contribute significantly to reduce the mortality rate. Researchers with the Canadian National Breast Screening Study concluded this after conducting a 25-year follow-up with their participants.
Researchers said current football helmets reduce little risk of severe concussions and brain swelling as they do not provide adequate protection to players against hits to the side of the head.
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