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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 »

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 »

Don’t take insomnia lightly, here are 5 health conditions caused by sleep disorders

While all of us have, at some point, had some trouble sleeping, insomnia is not to be taken lightly. In fact, it is linked to several diseases as well, be it Type 2 diabetes, weight lossproblems, heart disease, and pregnancy complications. There are several factors that can cause insomnia, be it stress, eating the wrong diet, excess exercise or a mental disorder. And just by having sound sleep, you can ... Read More »

Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct draft master plan released by City of Ballarat

New multi-storey car parks and short-term housing are measures being considered for Ballarat’s health, knowledge and residential area. City of Ballarat have just released a draft master plan for Health, Knowledge and City Living Precinct, which takes in areas from just north of Webster Street to Eyre Street in the south. Five potential spots for multi-deck car parks have been identified – three near or on the ... Read More »

‘Mobile Airbag’ Case Invented by Student Deploys When You Drop Your Smartphone

HIGHLIGHTS An ‘active damping’ phone case design has been patented Design was a thesis project for a German engineering student The case detects when the phone is falling and protracts springs A German engineering student has invented a ‘mobile airbag’ case design that automatically deploys when a phone is dropped. We already have several case options in the market that ... Read More »

Apple Refutes iPhone Passcode Bypass Claims by Hacker, Claims It’s a Result of ‘Incorrect Testing’

HIGHLIGHTS A hacker had claimed a passcode bypass last week The hack appears to bypass lock out and erase data options Apple has disputed the genuinity of the hack Apple will soon bring the controversial USB Restricted Mode to iPhone and iPad devices with the rollout of iOS 12 later this year. This toggle in the settings will cut off communication through the USB port when the phone has ... Read More »

Mi 8 Confirmed to Have Snapdragon 845, Dual Cameras Tipped by Retail Box Leak

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi 8 is set to launch on May 31 The retail box tips a dual-GPS support The smartphone is said to support Quick Charge 4.0+ Xiaomi Mi 8 is just days away from an official unveil, and the company has now confirmed it will indeed be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, as expected. Separately, despite the impending ... Read More »

Starting early: Getting kids to a good weight by 13 may help avoid diabetes

There may be a critical window for overweight kids to get to a healthy level. Those who shed their extra pounds by age 13 had the same risk of developing diabetes in adulthood as others who had never weighed too much, a large study of Danish men found. Diabetes can develop when the body can’t properly use insulin to turn ... Read More »

CBSE re-exam dates for Class 10 Maths, Class 12 Economics papers by Monday or Tuesday: Prakash Javadekar

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar termed the CBSE examination paper leak ‘unfortunate’ and said culprits would not go scot-free. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The CBSE is expected to announce on Monday or Tuesday the next date of re-examination for Class 10 mathematics and Class 12 economics subjects, Union HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said on Thursday, in the wake of paper leaks. The ... Read More »

Bigbasket Says It Has Raised $300 Million in a Round Led by China’s Alibaba

HIGHLIGHTS Bigbasket has raised $300 million from China’s Alibaba It plans to focus on the 30 cities it is in, rather than adding more The company plans to hire more blue collar workers Grocery delivery company Bigbasket confirmed on Friday that it has raised $300 million (roughly Rs. 1,900 crore) in a round led by Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. This is ... Read More »