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Heart health can be monitored by wearable soft electronic mesh

Scientists have developed a soft mesh that can record signals from the heart and muscles, paving the way for a new generation of flexible wearable health monitoring devices. The implantable device provides information on muscle and cardiac dysfunctions, and thus could be implemented for pain relief, rehabilitation and prosthetic motor control. It is the first soft implant that can record the cardiac activity ... Read More »

New Study Suggests Inducing Labour At 30 Weeks Of Pregnancy May Be A Good Idea!

The prevailing wisdom on healthy pregnancies has long been to just wait it out. Only after reaching the full-term 40-week mark will many consider hurrying a birth along with drugs. The thinking is that inducing labor increases the risk of complications, which lead to more Caesarean sections, putting both the baby and the mother at risk. A new study suggests ... Read More »

Infants Should Be Breastfed In The First Hour Of Birth: Benefits

According to United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO), around 78 million babies or three in every five are not breastfed within the first hour of the birth, putting them at a higher risk of death and disease and making them less likely to continue breastfeeding. Most of these babies are born in low- and middle-income countries. ... Read More »

Don’t ignore dizziness when standing up, you may be at risk of dementia

People who feel faint, dizzy or lightheaded when standing up, caused by a sudden drop in blood pressure, may be at greater risk of developing dementia or stroke decades later, according to a study done by Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in the US. The study, published in journal of the American Academy of Neurology, involved 11,709 people with an average age of ... Read More »

Moto E5 Plus to Launch in India on July 10; Will Be an Amazon Exclusive Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The upcoming launch of Moto E5 Plus has been confirmed by Motorola The smartphone is expected to be in the budget segment Pricing details are currently not available Motorola is all set to launch the Moto E5 Plus as the company’s latest smartphone in India. The Lenovo-owned brand at its product launch event held in Brazil in April this year announced a ... Read More »

You may be eating a lot of salt and not even know it, here’s why

Recent studies published by Brigham and Women’s Hospital say that higher salt intake through food can be a cause for death. The study suggested that an inaccurate way of estimating sodium intake may help account for the paradoxical findings of others. Nancy Cook, a researcher in this topic said that sodium is notoriously hard to measure. “Sodium is hidden — ... Read More »

Moto C2 Spotted on FCC, Tipped to Be Company’s First Android Oreo (Go Edition) Phone

After rumours of Motorola’s new Android One-based smartphone expected to arrive soon, fresh reports are coming in that suggest the Lenovo-owned phone manufacturer might also be working on a smartphone that runs Google’s Android Oreo (Go edition), targeted towards budget smartphones. Dubbed the Moto C2, this smartphone is expected to be the most affordable smartphone in the brand’s lineup with features like ... Read More »

Heart failure causes and symptoms, experts say even moderate drinking could be fatal

Alcohol is bad for our health and we don’t need a doctor to tell us that. However, how much alcohol is ok has always been debatable. There have been many studies conducted on the consumption of alcohol and its impact on our bodies, but there has never been a conclusive figure or amount that we could agree on. But in the interest ... Read More »

Health Insurance Coverage For Healthy Groceries? More Food-Based Interventions May Be Coming

Shutterstock Health insurance plans cover a variety of medical procedures, prescriptions and provider visits. A recent change in how some plans interpret health-related insurance benefits may see more plans offering food-based benefits, including meals and healthy groceries. Hippocrates, of the eponymous Oath, famously wrote “Let food be thy medicine.” A little over a decade ago, the editor of the British Medical ... Read More »

Diabetes and heart disease should be top health priorities

Chronic diseases claim more Indian lives than infectious diseases, and take a huge toll: Between 2012 and 2030, non-communicable diseases and mental health conditions are expected to cost India $4.58 trillion. The government supports states to respond, but much more needs to be done. New research for India Consensus, a collaboration between Tata Trusts and Copenhagen Consensus, reveals some strategies ... Read More »