Pixel 2 Launch: Everything Google Announced at Its Hardware Event

Pixel 2 Launch: Everything Google Announced at Its Hardware Event

HIGHLIGHTS The Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL were launched on Wednesday Google also launched new smart speakers, headphones, and VR headsets Only the phones and Daydream VR headset are confirmed for India right now At its hardware launch event on Wednesday, Google unveiled a number of new products – from smart speakers, to an AI powered camera that can automatically save clips you’ll want to keep, the two new Pixel phones, and more. Although Google unveiled several products, it also laid out a roadmap of how these products will evolve, and get more powerful…

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Do you suffer from psoriasis? Beware, you may be at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

Do you suffer from psoriasis? Beware, you may be at higher risk of type 2 diabetes

People with psoriasis are at an increased risk of developing Type-2 diabetes than those without the condition, and the risk increases dramatically based on the severity of the disease, says a study. Psoriasis is a disease of the immune system in which inflammation causes skin cells to multiply faster than normal. They cause raised, red patches covered by silvery scales when they reach the surface of the skin and die. It is significant as the number of Indians with diabetes likely to double in next decade. People with psoriasis that covers…

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Apple Planning 2 iPhone X Models With OLED Displays in 2018: KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

Apple Planning 2 iPhone X Models With OLED Displays in 2018: KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

iPhone X HIGHLIGHTS New iPhone models with OLED panels rumoured Apple said to launch two iPhones with OLED panels The company may launch iPhone X ‘Plus’ in 2018 Apple is reportedly planning to launch two iPhone models with OLED panels which could be seen as successors to the iPhone X. KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has claimed that the Cupertino-based giant is working on two iPhones with upgraded stainless steel frames as well as OLED screens. Kuo predicts (via 9to5mac) that Apple may use more parts of stainless steel around the…

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How to Snack in the Right Way if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

How to Snack in the Right Way if You Have Type 2 Diabetes

If you have type 2 diabetes, you don’t need to include snacks in your daily diet, unless you’re on a type of medication, such as insulin or sulfonylureas, that can cause hypoglycemia. However, snacks—if they are healthy and part of the meal plan developed by your diabetes educator or dietitian—can help prevent blood glucose peaks and valleys, as well as overeating at mealtime.The trick is knowing which foods make a “good” snack, the right portion size, and how often you should eat between meals.Calculate snack carbohydrates and calories A good…

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How to Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks Safely

How to Lose 20 Pounds in 2 Weeks Safely

It’s possible to lose weight in two weeks — cutting bloat, fat and water weight — without using a juice fast or starvation diet. The key to this weight-loss regimen is to stick to a small group of foods — all lean proteins, healthy fats and whole grains. If you want maximum weight-loss, you have to be able to commit to eating a rather boring and routine diet. The trick is to stay strict to avoid cheating and temptation. The low-sodium diet helps banish water weight and bloat. The lean…

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Can a Plant-Based Diet Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

Can a Plant-Based Diet Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk?

Consuming high-quality plant-based diet such as whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds and legumes can substantially lower the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, says a new study led by an Indian-origin scientist. The findings showed that eating a healthy version of such diet was linked with a 34 per cent lower diabetes risk, while a less healthy version — including foods such as refined grains, potatoes, and sugar-sweetened beverages — was linked with a 16 per cent increased risk. Such diets are high in fibre, antioxidants, unsaturated fatty acids,…

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Wearable device can reduce fat, treat type 2 diabetes

Wearable device can reduce fat, treat type 2 diabetes

Scientists from Japan have developed a wearable medical device that can help diabetic elderly or overweight people to lose fat and treat type 2 diabetes. The device developed by Kumamoto University affects visceral fat loss and improves blood glucose (sugar) by helping overweight or elderly people exercise, which is effective for the treatment of diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a disease of systemic organ failure due to chronic hyperglycemia and inflammation from the accumulation of excess visceral fat. Metabolic disorders such as hyperglycemia attenuate stress resistance in the human body…

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2,000 Medicines to Become Cheaper: Nadda

2,000 Medicines to Become Cheaper: Nadda

Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda has said nearly 2,000 medicines will be made available at rates up to 90 per cent less than the maximum retail price (MRP) under the Amrut Scheme. “Two thousand medicines will be made available at 60 to 90 percent less rates than the MRP,” said the Minister on Saturday while addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony here of the proposed Super Specialty Block of Jabalpur Medical College. He said such retail stores would also be opened in Madhya Pradesh. Nadda said the central government would…

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Distress and Depression With Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Skipping Meds

Distress and Depression With Type 2 Diabetes Tied to Skipping Meds

People with type 2 diabetes who also have symptoms of distress or depression are more likely than others to miss or skip their diabetes medications, according to a recent study. “Although it would seem intuitive to expect that depression would make the already difficult job of diabetes self-management that much harder, the available data have not been very clear,” lead author Jeffrey S. Gonzalez of Yeshiva University in New York said by email. It is clear, however, that treating depression may be necessary though it is unlikely to be sufficient…

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2 Billion Children Breathe Toxic Air Worldwide, UNICEF Says

2 Billion Children Breathe Toxic Air Worldwide, UNICEF Says

As Indians wake Monday to smoke-filled skies from a weekend of festival fireworks, New Delhi’s worst season for air pollution begins — with dire consequences. A new report from UNICEF says about a third of the 2 billion children in the world who are breathing toxic air live in northern India and neighboring countries, risking serious health effects including damage to their lungs, brains and other organs. Of that global total, 300 million kids are exposed to pollution levels more than six times higher than standards set by the World…

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