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High blood pressure ails one in every eight Indians over 30, reveals study

Around one of every eight people in India have high blood pressure, according to a Union health ministry preventive health programme that screened 22.5 million adults across 100 districts in India in 2017, a significant increase from the one-in-every-11 number thrown up by the National Family Health Survey (2015-16), highlighting the havoc wreaked by modern lifestyles on people. The survey ... Read More »

New Overwatch Map Rialto Now Playable on PS4, Xbox One, and Windows PC

HIGHLIGHTS Rialto is Overwatch’s take on Venice It previously featured during the game’s Retribution event The game saw record levels of engagement during Overwatch Retribution Following the Overwatch Retribution event, Blizzard has made a new map available in Rialto. It’s a new map that focusses on one team escorting payload while the other tries to stop it. A modified version of ... Read More »

Just one night of bad sleep can increase risk of Alzheimer’s disease

People who sleep poorly are more likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease, according to a recent study. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health found that losing just one night of sleep led to an immediate increase in beta-amyloid, a protein in the brain associated with Alzheimer’s disease. A previous study showed that chronic poor sleep may contribute to cognitive decline. In ... Read More »

Here’s one more incentive to lose weight. It can help you counter sleep disorders

As if losing weight could be any more of an incentive in itself for obese or overweight people, recent studies have revealed a link between shedding those extra layers of cellulose and sleep apnoea, a sleep related problem. According to a research by the Flinders University Adelaide’s Institute for Sleep Health, by making a few alterations to one’s overall dietary ... Read More »

One medicine, two benefits: This new diabetes drug can help you lose weight

A compound that mimics a naturally occurring hormone that regulates appetite may help obese people shed those extra kilos, according to a recent study. The compound, semaglutide, has a chemical structure that is very similar to the hormone glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), which regulates both insulin secretion and appetite. In December, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the semaglutide ... Read More »

Organizations increasingly using more than one cloud: Raghu Raghuram

VMware Inc’s Raghu Raghuram. Raghu Raghuram is the chief operating officer for products and cloud services at VMware Inc. A technology veteran, he also co-leads the company’s software-defined data centre division and previously worked with AOL, Bang Networks and Netscape. He will be speaking at EmTech India 2018—an emerging technology conference organized by Mint and MIT Technology Review—on 9 March in Gurgaon. In ... Read More »

One in Two Feature Phone Users in India Intend to Buy a 4G Feature Phone in Next 6 Months: IDC

HIGHLIGHTS One out of three feature phone users willing to buy a data-enabled phone 50 percent are considering 4G feature phones in next 6 months 75 percent of high-end offline phone purchases are made in cash One out of three feature phone users in India are willing to purchase a data-enabled phone in next one year, and more than half ... Read More »

Vanquish for $8 is Just One Amazing PC Game Deal You Can Get Right Now

Fanatical has been cranking out one amazing PC game deal after another, and today is no different. Right now you can score Vanquish for only $7.99 – which is 60% off the list price. The deal is good for for today – January 31st – only, but the Steam keys will run out way before midnight. Even if you miss it, there ... Read More »

Team Liquid stun SK Gaming in the semifinals of ESL One New York

A North American team is headed to the grand finals of an ESL One event once again, and many more “USA” chants will be heard in New York. Team Liquid shocked the world earlier today with a 2-1 win over SK Gaming in the semifinals on day two of ESL One New York. They beat SK on Inferno and Cobblestone ... Read More »

Free PC Game Available On Steam For One Day Only

2013’s Shadow Warrior, the 3D reboot of the classic shooter of the same name, puts you in control of hero Lo Wang as he hacks, slashes, and shoots his way through enemies. Now you can pick up the PC version of the game for free on Steam for a limited time. The offer expires tomorrow at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST. ... Read More »