Heart Disease

This novel method can help in predicting fatal heart disease

The findings, published in JAMA Cardiology, showed that for patients without any history of heart disease and at low-risk based on traditional clinical criteria, those with an abnormal CMR scan were 3.4 times more likely to die compared to patients with a normal CMR scan.(Shutterstock) A novel method called stress cardiac MRI can not only […]

Heart Disease

‘Heart diseases, infection leading killers in Delhi’: Reports

In 2017, sixteen deaths were also reported from neonatal tetanus, which was eliminated (less than one case in every 1,000 live births) in India in 2015.(HT Photo) Cardiovascular diseases, infections and respiratory diseases accounted for two in every five deaths recorded in Delhi in 2017, the state government’s Annual Report on Registration of Births and […]

Heart Disease

Overweight and obese kids likely to have similar heart disease conditions

Heart disease risks in overweight, obese kids similar.(Unsplash) Overweight and obese adolescents have similar increased risks of developing heart disorders, say researchers. “Until recently, overweight in adolescence wasn’t considered as important a risk as obesity for the development of cardiovascular disease. We found the risks to be similar in both cases,” said study lead author Vitor […]

Gadgets

Mandatory test for telecom gadgets from October 1: Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan

All telecom equipment used by operators will have to undergo mandatory testing and get certified by authorised agencies in accordance with specified norms from October 1, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan has said. She said this when asked whether the Indian government was contemplating a cautious approach with regard to procurement of equipment from Chinese companies, […]

Gadgets

US to spare Apple watch, many gadgets from new China tariffs

The United States will spare Apple Inc’s Watch and other consumer gadgets from the latest round of tariffs on Chinese goods, a senior administration official said in a last-minute reprieve for the technology industry on Monday. The administration’s proposal for the tariffs on $200 billion of products drew protest from technology companies earlier this year, […]

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Health insurance remains one of the under-penetrated segments in India

Health insurance remains one of the under-penetrated segments in India with only 25-30% of Indians having health insurance. However, like in every other field, technology is likely to play an integral part even in the insurance sector. Even the insurance regulator is batting for the use of wearable devices for life and health insurance policies which […]

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Remember these gadgets from the past? The latest generation of kids don’t know of their existence

1/9 Technology has evolved at an exponential pace since the internet was first made available to the general public in the form of the World Wide Web in 1990. Brick-like cell phones in their earliest avatars in 80s have given way to the sleek tablets and smartphones of today. Developers are forced to work with […]

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Water bottle speaker, foldable Li-on battery: Quirky gadgets to watch out for at CES 2019

As tech giants like Google, LG, Samsung, Intel, AMD and Asus gear up to take centre stage at CES 2019, consumers are in for quite the treat. While not all companies have the ability or resources to make a big splash at CES 2019, certain quaint startups are more than capable of impressing with their innovative, […]

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Jabra noise-cancelling headphones to D-Link 5G Router: Top gadgets of January 2019

CES 2019 is done and dusted, but the excitement is just beginning as innovative gadgets are all set to hit stores soon. Here’s a list of gadgets that will definitely add the oomph factor to your electronic collection: Jabra Elite 85h Wireless Headphones The Jabra Elite 85h wireless noise-cancelling headphones are more than capable of […]

Festivals

As election looms, politics infiltrates the world’s biggest religious festival

At the world’s biggest religious festival, the Hindu Kumbh Mela in Uttar Pradesh state, the spiritual message for the faithful is deep and profound. The political message for voters isn’t far behind. As many as 150 million people are expected to come to the festival city of Prayagraj to bathe at the confluence of three […]