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People Who Improve Their Diets Reduce Diabetes Risk

Adopting a healthier diet may lower type 2 diabetes risk over time, while a worsening diet is often accompanied by increased risk, according to a new U.S. study. “Although recent public health recommendations have increasingly focused on advocating overall diet quality improvement, evidence has been limited on whether changing overall diet in adulthood has a long-term preventative impact on diabetes ... Read More »

Talentedge and MICA strengthen their partnership: Introduces PG certificate programme in digital marketing

Talentedge, India’s leading Ed-Tech firm, offering ‘live and interactive’ anywhere learning in digital format has collaborated with MICA – India’s premier management school to offer a PG certificate programme in Digital Marketing. The four-month PG certificate programme includes lectures from eminent faculty and industry experts of India. The programme will commence from October 15. The course will have periodic evaluations ... Read More »

Dropbox urges some users to change their passwords

Dropbox is asking users who signed up before mid-2012 to change their passwords if they haven’t done so since then. The cloud storage service said it was asking users to change their passwords as a preventive measure, and not because there is any indication that their accounts were improperly accessed. Dropbox said it was taking the measure because its security ... Read More »

Android device updates: August security patches are on their way for Nexus devices

The Android update world slowed to a crawl this week. But there was plenty of other news to get our attention, with Samsung showing off the Galaxy Note 7 and several new rumors about all the new software tricks in the upcoming Nexus phones. Each week, we compile all the major software updates to hit the ecosystem, including phones and ... Read More »

The most interesting thing about Philips’ new health gadgets is their FDA status

Forget about fashion aesthetics and the squishy parameters of “fitness goals.” Today Philips enters the U.S. connected health market with five new gadgets, and while the devices aren’t particularly innovative—or even pretty—they do have one feature that less trend-conscious consumers may care about: recognition from the FDA. The suite include a health watch ($250), a body analysis scale ($100), an ... Read More »

bird brain? Ounce for ounce birds have appreciably greater neurons in their brains than mammals or primates

the gathering of avian brains that the scientists analyzed. For each species, the entire number of neurons (in millions) of their brains is proven in yellow, the variety of neurons (in hundreds of thousands) of theirforebrains (pallium) is shown in blue and their mind mass (in grams) is shown in pink. the scale bar within the lower right is 10 ... Read More »

Apple shares hit their lowest level in almost 2 years

ares of Apple, down more than 12 percent this year, fell as much as 1 percent Friday to the lowest level since June 2014. The stock briefly traded at $91.99, a new near two-year low. The stock closed down 0.56 percent at $92.72 and was about 1.5 percent lower for the week. Apple, once considered a darling among Wall Street ... Read More »

Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types of cells appear in green (top), with TACs clustered lower down. The researchers identified the signal as Sonic Hedgehog. In experiments, such as this one (bottom), they disabled the signal, interfering with hair growth and regeneration. Credit: Image courtesy of ... Read More »

Stem cell progeny tell their parents when to turn on

Super-sonic signal: A signal from Transit-Amplifying Cells (TACs) activates stem cells in the hair follicle, researchers have found. Both types of cells appear in green (top), with TACs clustered lower down. The researchers identified the signal as Sonic Hedgehog. In experiments, such as this one (bottom), they disabled the signal, interfering with hair growth and regeneration. Credit: Image courtesy of ... Read More »

Parents start their kids’ online presence before they turn 2

Mark Mawson | Getty Images Social media and “sharenting” have created a new baby milestone: establishing an online presence. A whopping 92 percent of kids in the United States have an online identity by age 2, according to Time magazine. It also said that American parents share almost 1,000 photos of their kids by the time they turn 5. The ... Read More »