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Arts & Leisure - Lifestyle

Mark Zuckerberg announces project to cure all diseases of world Mark Zuckerberg, the Tsar of social media now has another ambition on his mind, i.e. “curing all disease in our children’s lifetime.”The face of Facebook along with his wife Priscilla Chan announced, a $3 billion project called Chan Zuckerberg Science with a mission to cure, prevent, or manage all diseases. “Mark and I believe that this is possible within our children’s lifetime. We are partnering with scientists, doctors, and engineers to help us achieve this goal … We’ll be investing more than $3 billion to achieve our collective vision,” said Priscilla Chan, while speaking at the project’s launch event in San Francisco.Zuckerberg however, said, “That doesn’t mean that no one will ever get sick,” but the goal of the program is to make all diseases treatable, manageable by the end of this century, reported VentureBeat. “Our society spends 50x more treating people who are sick than on finding cures. We ...

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Smoking leaves lasting marks on DNA ISLAMABAD: Smoking cigarettes can leave a lasting imprint on human DNA, altering more than 7,000 genes in ways that may contribute to the development of smoking-related diseases, a new study says.Reviewing results from blood samples taken from nearly 16,000 people in 16 prior studies, the researchers also found that for those who stopped smoking, most genes "recovered" within five years of quitting, reported BBC health."Although this emphasizes the long-term residual effects of smoking, the good ...

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Poor sleeping habits linked to heart disease ISLAMABAD: Sleep irregularities may be tied to health problems such as diabetes and obesity that can increase the risk of cardiovascular disease.Risk may go up when people get too little sleep, or too much, according to a statement from the American Heart Association, Health news reported."We do not know the optimal amount of sleep needed to minimise the risk of heart disease, but people who get less than seven hours a night or more than ...

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Films released on Eid still attracting viewers ISLAMABAD: Eid week is always considered to be the most celebrated time of the year for a Blockbuster film release in the country, amid house full expectations.The healthy trend on this Eid is that the audience have endorsed Pakistani Urdu films. The Urdu films Actor-in-law, Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai and Janaan, are running full house during and after the Eid holidays in whatever space and time is allotted to them.Movie-goers can choose between urdu movies ...

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Fitness trackers won’t help you lose weight Modern fitness trackers have become a must have for anyone who wants to stay in shape and montiro their gains. But, these tech ingrained trackers designed to help people keep in shape are useless when it comes to weight-loss benefit, says a new study published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).“The whole hypothesis was that (wearables) would be helpful, and they worked just the opposite,” says study author John Jakicic of the ...

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Mishi Khan reveals reasons behind plastic surgery Plastic surgery is becoming very common nowadays and some Pakistani actors and actresses make themselves beautiful by the help of technology like cosmetic or plastic surgery. Actor-host Mishi Khan is famous Pakistani actress, who is one of those celebrities who had innocence on her face which the fans loved. However, her new look, probably after surgery, made her all different leaving many fans shocked.Talking to the Express Tribune, the actor-host Mishi Khan said, “I think ...

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This device finally tells your emotions! Technology brings you another miracle of modern world, a computer that can understand what you are feeling happy, sad, angry, and so on.The amazing device called the EQ Radio comes from the researchers at the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology, which can detect a person's emotions using wireless signals that measure heartbeats as the signals bounce off a person's body to measure human behavior.Developed by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, reported Telegram. ...