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Sony brags about the Xperia XZ2 Premium’s high ISO video recording in latest promo

Sony Android Sony’s Xperia XZ2 Premium might not be cheap at all, but it packs some neat goodies. Here’s an example: it has the world’s highest ISO sensitivity video recording in a smartphone, namely ISO12800. Did you know that? If not, Sony wants to tell (or rather, show) you all about it. Hence it’s created a new promo video for the handset, which you ... Read More »

Pregnant women can now get personal counselling about the baby’s health

New chromosome study can lead to personalised counselling of pregnant women, claims a team of researchers. Foetuses with a so-called new balanced chromosomal aberration have a higher risk of developing brain disorders such as autism and mental retardation than previously anticipated. According to a study conducted by the University of Copenhagen, the risk is 20% for foetuses with these types of ... Read More »

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn’t Care About Your Big Bills

Widely perceived as fierce guardians of health care spending, insurers, in many cases, aren’t. In fact, they often agree to pay high prices, then pass them along to patients. Justin Volz for ProPublica Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn’t make sense. His recovery from a partial hip ... Read More »

Are You Eating Too Many Tomatoes? 6 Tomato Side Effects You Must Know About!

The health benefits of tomatoes need no introduction. The plump red vegetable, which is also a fruit, is used in a number of cuisines around the world. Not just that, it is also used as a part of beauty treatments and tan removal during summers. Tomatoes are hailed for their potent antioxidant properties as well and are also believed to ... Read More »

Do you eat according to your blood group? All about the blood type diet

Your blood group holds a lot of information. It can guide you on what your diet should look like. Unlike a lot of other one-size-fits-all diets, the blood type diet is personalised based on your blood group. It was most prominently advocated by Peter J. D’Adamo, a naturopath. There are four main blood groups – A, B, AB and O ... Read More »

3 things you need to know about endometriosis and fertility

Endometriosis is a common and long-term condition which affects roughly one in 10 women in the UK. It occurs when the lining of the uterus (endometrium) grows in other places, such as the fallopian tubes, ovaries or along the pelvis. The condition causes heavy and painful periods as well as pain in the lower abdomen, pelvis, or lower back. Approximately 30% of women ... Read More »

World Down Syndrome Day: 10 things to know about the disease

In 2012, the United Nations first observed World Down Syndrome Day, to raise awareness about the disease. Down Syndrome (DS), is also called as Trisomy 21, and is a common genetic birth disorder where extra genetic material causes delays in the child’s mental and physical development. While each cell in the human body contains 23 pairs of chromosomes, individuals with ... Read More »

5 things to know about fat loss

If you are new to fitness and fat loss is your goal, you may be tempted to eat too little and work out too much to make the process go faster. Unfortunately, instead of helping, this may actually hamper your progress. Here are a few things you need to know about weight loss to make the most of your fitness ... Read More »

Finance Ministry warns about cryptocurrencies

The government has joined the Reserve Bank of India in cautioning potential customers from investing in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, likening them to Ponzi schemes. “There has been a phenomenal increase in recent times in the price of virtual ‘currencies’ (VCs) including Bitcoin, in India and globally,” the Finance Ministry said in a statement on Friday. “VCs don’t have any ... Read More »

Kept in the Dark About Doctors, but Having to Pick a Health Plan

It’s open enrollment season, for Affordable Care Act marketplace plans, Medicare Advantage plans and many employer-sponsored plans as well. Lots of evidence suggests you should shop around, and shop carefully, though this is harder than it sounds. When you select a health care plan, you probably consider premiums, and maybe you check deductibles and other cost sharing. But you can’t easily scrutinize ... Read More »