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New ECG uses signals from ear, hand

A NOVEL electrocardiogram (ECG) method which uses signals from the ear and hand to check heart rhythm was revealed at EHRA European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. The ECG does not require two hands and could be used by drivers, athletes, and the military. Study author Dr Raffaele De Lucia, of the University Hospital of […]

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It heals wounds 4 times faster

RESEARCHERS have created an electronic bandage that helps wounds heal FOUR TIMES faster. E-band was wrapped around the chests of rats with a cut on their backs.When they breathed, a positively and negatively charged layer rubbed together. Skin has a remarkable ability to heal itself. But in some cases, wounds heal very slowly or not […]

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Device offers good sleep

GADGETS are designed to keep people captivated when we are awake. Incidentally, technology hasn’t really bothered much about putting us to sleep, has it? Perhaps good earphones help in lulling you to sleep with some good tunes playing in your ear, but that’s pretty much it. Nevertheless, course correction could be on the way. The […]

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“HUMANKIND’S HOME IN SPACE”

China’s upcoming space station to work by 2022 CHINA’s space station will become a common home in space for all humankind. The Chinese Space Station belongs not only to China, but also to the world, observed Shi Zhongjun, China’s ambassador to the UN in Vienna. In his words “outer space should become a new domain for promoting the common […]

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Do microplastics affect health?

Most people use plastic every day. However, this material generally isn’t biodegradable. Over time, it breaks down into tiny pieces called microplastics, which can be harmful to the environment. What’s more, recent studies have shown that microplastics are found commonly in food, particularly seafood. Microplastics are commonly found in food sources, particularly seafood. This may […]

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5G mobile: Concern over health risks

PUBLIC health experts and watchdog groups are increasingly concerned about the untested aspects that this next-gen cell network requires — including more cell towers and a constant chorus of higher-energy photons streaming through human bodies and dwellings. Big Telecom’s PR and marketing teams have been busy hyping the possibilities of 5G, while watchdog groups struggle […]