Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Health

Fitbit Smartwatch Debuts in UAE

Fitbit smartwatch debuts with personal guidance, on-device workouts, relative SpO2 sensor, industry-leading GPS, swim tracking, on-board music and up to 5-days battery life Fitbit, a...

1 in 10 Medical Products in Developing Countries is Substandard or...

An estimated 1 in 10 medical products circulating in low- and middle-income countries is either substandard or falsified, according to new research from WHO. This...

The Real Risk of Automation: Boredom

We are at risk of boring ourselves to death? Less than 5% of occupations are 100% automatable, according to estimates. However, 30% of the...

Who’s Smarter, Dogs or Cats? Here Is The Answer

There’s a new twist to the perennial argument about which is smarter, cats or dogs. It has to do with their brains, specifically the number...

Cancer Therapy Is Double-edged Sword; How to Blunt It

The remains of tumor cells killed by chemotherapy or other cancer treatments can actually stimulate tumor growth by inducing an inflammatory reaction. A study...

How Social Media Can Help People Lose Weight

Sharing the triumphs and tribulations of your weight loss journey with other members of an online virtual support community plays an important role in...

Don’t Shop Travel Deals at Work

It is probably not a good idea to shop travel deals and leisure travel from the office during business hours, according to a new...

Traveler’s Alert: Business Travel Linked to Obesity, Poor Health

Road warriors who travel for business two weeks or more a month have higher body mass index, higher rates of obesity and poorer self-rated...

Here Is How Nerves Drive Prostate Cancer

Certain nerves sustain prostate cancer growth by triggering a switch that causes tumor vessels to proliferate, reports a study by researchers at Albert Einstein...

Both Obese and Anorexic Women Have Low Levels of ‘Feel Good’

Women who struggle with anorexia nervosa or obesity exhibit low levels of a neuroactive steroid known as allopregnanolone, a metabolite of the hormone progesterone,...

Customers Who Pay By Card Less Likely to Remember Paid Amounts

The transparency of spending money depends on the mode of payment used: cash, single-function cards that offer only a payment function, or multifunctional cards...

Online Social Communities Can Help You Stop Smoking

Online social networks designed to help smokers kick the tobacco habit are effective, especially if users are active participants, according to a new study...

How Challenges Change The Way You Think

Challenging situations make it harder to understand where you are and what's happening around you, according to a new research published today in Frontiers...

Diabetics Could Lose Their Vision If Left Unchecked

Over 35.4 million people suffer from diabetes in Middle East and Africa and such patients are advised to go for annual retina check-ups to...

When You Are Tired, Your Brain Cells Slow Down

It has been established that sleep deprivation slows down our reaction time, but it has been unclear exactly how the lack of sleep affects...

Stem Cells Linked to New Treatment of Diabetes

415 million people worldwide have been diagnosed with diabetes. And the number continues to rise. Common to all diabetes patients is that they lack...

Attractive People Have A Harder Time Landing Low-Level Jobs

There’s been a good amount of research showing that work life is generally easier for good-looking people: They tend to earn more, they’re hired...

Watching Horror Movies Can Help You Lose Weight

Next time you skip the fitness class, embrace your lazy side and choose a horror movie from Amazon Video for an easy workout. New research...

Remote Workers Often Feel Shunned, Left Out

When it comes to virtual teams, if you’re out of sight, you’re also out of mind. While more and more people are working remotely,...

Removing Digital Devices from Bedrooms Improves Sleep

Removing electronic media from the bedroom and encouraging a calming bedtime routine are among recommendations Penn State researchers outline in a recent manuscript on...

Air Pollution Linked to Mental Health

There is little debate over the link between air pollution and the human respiratory system: Research shows that dirty air can impair breathing and...

Brain Activity Is Inherited

Every person has a distinct pattern of functional brain connectivity known as a connectotype, or brain fingerprint. While individually unique, each connectotype demonstrates both...

Daydreaming is Good: It Means You Are Smart

A new study from the Georgia Institute of Technology suggests that daydreaming during meetings isn't necessarily a bad thing. It might be a sign...

Why Men Are More Attracted to Women Who Arch Their Backs

Men appear to be more drawn to women who slightly curve their backs, revealing what could be an evolutionary tactic used by females to...