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Airtel Ads Launched, Offers Brand Engagement Services Targeted at Telco’s Subscribers

Airtel Ads has been launched as the telco entered the Indian ad tech space with a brand engagement service targeted at its subscribers. Airtel looks to allow brands of all sizes to curate campaigns aimed at its pool of 320 million customers. Airtel Ads will be consent-based, that means that Airtel subscribers will have the option to opt in to ... Read More »

Mental health at the COVID-19 frontline: An assessment of distress, fear, and coping among staff and attendees at screening clinics of rural/regional settings of Victoria, Australia

Abstract Purpose Research examining psychological well-being associated with COVID-19 in rural/regional Australia is limited. This study aimed to assess the extent of psychological distress, fear of COVID-19, and coping strategies among the attendees in COVID-19 screening clinics at 2 rural Victorian settings. Methods A cross-sectional study was conducted during July 2020 to February 2021 inclusive. Participants were invited to fill ... Read More »

Gaming ‘hero’ retires at 23 due to ill-health

China’s most famous e-sports player, Jian Zihao, has officially retired from gaming aged 23, citing ill-health. He had been a professional gamer since 2012, playing League of Legends under the name of “Uzi”. His decision to quit was announced on Chinese social media site Weibo, where he has five million followers. Gaming addiction is seen as a big problem in ... Read More »

Family fitness tips: 4 fun workouts you can do with your kids at home to maintain a healthy weight

New Delhi: As we continue to stay at home because of the novel coronavirus outbreak, it’s important to find ways to stay active every day as much as we can. Making exercise part of your family’s daily routine will help you and the kids feel good, keep the weight off during the lockdown. In fact, working with your kids can ... Read More »

These are the 8 coolest gadgets, cars, and concepts we saw at the biggest tech event of the year

Each year, thousands of companies from all over the world gather in Las Vegas for CES, a tech industry trade show that’s been around since 1967. CES isn’t where you should expect to find the newest gadgets you’ll be able to get your hands on in the coming year. Rather, it provides a broad view of where the world’s biggest ... Read More »

NI health system ‘at point of collapse’ say surgeons

Northern Ireland’s healthcare system is “at the point of collapse” the Royal College of Surgeons has claimed after waiting times reached an all-time high. More than 300,000 people are waiting to see a consultant, according to figures from the Department of Health. Mark Jones from the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) described the figures as “distressing” and “unacceptable”. “Patients in the ... Read More »

Health-care leaders mourn Kaiser Permanente CEO Bernard Tyson, who unexpectedly died at age 60

Kaiser Permanente chairman and CEO Bernard Tyson died unexpectedly in his sleep Sunday, the health care giant announced. One of the nation’s leading health care executives, Tyson was 60. He rose through the ranks during a 30-year career at Kaiser to become CEO in 2013. Over his tenure, the integrated health care system and health insurance giant grew from 9 million ... Read More »

Mobile phones out of bounds at Madhyamik venues

The 2020 Madhyamik examinations will start on February 18(Shutterstock) Madhyamik invigilators, teachers or any other staff member will not be allowed to enter test venues with cell phones and they will not be allowed to deposit the device in the headmaster’s office after switching them off as they did till this year. An arrangement is likely to be made outside ... Read More »

US, EU health care giants jump at opportunities in China during import expo

SHANGHAI – Some of the world’s largest medical and health care companies are stepping up their bets on the Chinese market, regardless of slowing economic growth and trade tensions. At this week’s China International Import Expo in Shanghai, health care giants such as AstraZeneca, Boston Scientific, Eli Lilly and Thermo Fisher Scientific unveiled massive floor displays to promote their products in the Chinese market. The companies are looking ... Read More »

Sigh of relief at RJD camp as Lalu Prasad’s health recovers

Lalu Prasad Yadav. (Photo: Tejashwi Yadav on Twitter) Amedical update from Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) on Lalu Prasad Yadav’s health has come as a sigh of relief for his family members and RJD supporters. Last week, the RJD supremo had undergone surgery for an abscess on his buttock and subsequently was administered with antibiotic for the drying up ... Read More »