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This method would revolutionize Diabetes checkup Diabetes in itself is one of the cruelest diseases, which involves regular monitoring with painful procedures that consist of skin pricking for glucose measurement.Not anymore, scientists have created a portable blood glucose measure for diabetics, which use the technology of microwaves than the old pricking the skin method. According to BBC, researchers from the University of Cardiff, has created a monitor, which does the measuring without a drop of blood."It will help with the management of the condition," says Prof Adrian Porch of Cardiff University, School of Engineering."Conventional methods of monitoring blood glucose require the extraction of blood. Our device is non-invasive - it does not require the extraction of blood apart from the initial calibration," he added. The new device can stick to the skin using a fixative, while the data which it collects can be monitored by a computer. Coming to the part of using microwaves, which seems ...

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UAE eyeing build a man-made mountain which bring rains The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has become the hub for mega structures, with the world tallest building Burj Khalifa, and world largest man-made island the Palm Jumeirah. UAE certainly boosts a fair share of man-made wonders. Soon another such structure would rule the emirates, a man-made mountain, yes you heard it right UAE is planning to build an artificial mountain, not any ordinary mountain, certainly not but a mountain which will change weather patterns and ...

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 ‘Facebook Live’ the latest star making factory Similar to Youtube, which has become a launch pad for stars who have, went on to gain fame and fortune. Facebook is now entering in this territory to fostering a new crop of talent with a brand new product called ‘Facebook Live’.According to Fox 5, anyone can now broadcast live video, opening up their daily activities to real time interaction with people around the world just by a click of button.So what is the difference ...

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Enjoy sunlight to become thinner and fitter It is a well known that sunlight is an infinite source of free Vitamin D, the golden rays improves your life making it healthier, happier and longer. According to The Sun, latest research shows the sun rays can actually help us live longer and lose weight. Research published by the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm suggests that avoiding sunlight is as bad for you, as smoking.“Non-smokers who avoided the sun had a life expectancy similar to ...

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What are the chances of having a heart attack? Heart diseases remain one of the biggest killers globally, yet most people remain unsuspected about its risk.So how do doctors calculate a person risk of heart disease? According to ABC News, "There's a number of factors that you've got to take into account ... all at the same time," said Professor Anthony Rodgers from the George Institute for Global Health, Australia."The leading ones are your age, your sex, what your blood pressure is, what your ...

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A simple wheel converts your regular bicycle into an E-bike The modes of transport are undergoing positive changes, and companies are constantly experimenting with green technologies, electricity in particular has become the latest trend. A company has taken this trend into an unexpected territory and the firm has literally reinvented the bicycle’s wheel into electrical powerhouse. According to The Verge, the firm GeoOrbital has provided a simple solution.Instead of building a battery and motors into a bike, GeoOrbital has introduced a wheel that can be ...

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Sugar damages the brain, fortunately! it can be reversed Bad news for sugar lovers, as too much sugar is not just bad for your teeth, it is worse for the brain, revealed a latest study.According to Telegraph, researchers from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA) have found that fructose, which is a type of sugar found naturally in fruits and vegetables, and is also present in soft drinks and sweets, damages brain cells leading to a number of diseases, from diabetes, heart ...