Google Triangle App Is Aimed at Helping You Save Mobile Data

Google Triangle App Is Aimed at Helping You Save Mobile Data

Google has launched a new Triangle app that’s aimed at save that precious mobile data from being wasted unnecessarily. The app is currently being tested only in the Philippines, and most of the features work only for Globe and Smart prepaid users only. This app is designed mainly for those regions where data caps are a big deal still – and optimum utilisation of data is essential. The Triangle app sees your current data usage, looks at your data cap, checks data balance, and uses a feature called Data Saver…

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Cardiac trauma: Turning ‘specialists’ to save lives

Cardiac trauma: Turning ‘specialists’ to save lives

In 2008, a tailor suffered an injury to his heart when his wife hit him with a scissor. The 34-year-old was rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre where no cardiac surgeons were available at that time, so a general surgeon attempted to repair the heart and succeeded. Since then, general surgeons at the trauma centre have succeeded in saving more than 20 lives -they repaired the hearts of patients who had suffered blunt injuries in road accidents or as a result of a fall from a height. “I have performed heart…

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Less Salty Diets Would Save Millions of Lives: Study

Less Salty Diets Would Save Millions of Lives: Study

Reducing salt intake worldwide by only ten percent could save millions of lives, a study reported Wednesday. Government-led public service campaigns could massively cut mortality and disability caused by salt-triggered heart attacks and strokes for just over 10 US cents a year per person, researchers calculated. Even without including healthcare savings, “we found that a government supported, national policy to reduce population sodium intake by 10 percent over 10 years would be cost effective,” the authors concluded in the medical journal BMJ. Most adults exceed the recommended maximum salt levels…

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Study finds UK sugar tax could save thousands from obesity, diabetes

Study finds UK sugar tax could save thousands from obesity, diabetes

File photograph of soft drinks bottles displayed on a shelf in a shop in London  (Copyright Reuters 2016) LONDON –  A planned levy on sugary drinks due to be introduced in Britain in April 2018 could significantly reduce the number of people who become obese and develop diabetes and tooth decay, scientists said on Thursday. In a study on the levy’s health impacts, researchers found the positive effect would be greatest if the drinks industry responds by reformulating products to cut sugar content, rather than keep the same formulations but…

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Insulin cells under skin could save diabetics from jabs

Insulin cells under skin could save diabetics from jabs

Scientists have created artificial cells that act as sugar sensorsand insulin producers, an advance that may spell an end to painful needle jabs to monitor blood glucose levels, making the everyday life of diabetics easier. Researchers have used the simplest approach yet to produce artificial beta cells from human kidney cells. The therapy involves a capsule of genetically engineered cells implanted under the skin that automatically release insulin as required. Diabetic mice that were treated with the cells were found to have normal blood sugar levels for several weeks. Previous…

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The Ultimate Guide to Gym Memberships: 7 Ways You Can Save Money

The Ultimate Guide to Gym Memberships: 7 Ways You Can Save Money

An estimated £3 billion is spent by British gym-goers annually to get into shape and it is a similar case in other countries as well. A large chunk of it goes into buying nutrition books, fitness DVDs, equipment and of course, gym clothing. The budget hits the roof in no time and when it comes to expensive gym membership, one only begins to cringe. Self-training or regular outdoor runs will always remain the best and most inexpensive ways to stay fit. However, for people with absolutely no history in fitness…

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The Ultimate Guide to Gym Memberships: 7 Ways You Can Save Money

The Ultimate Guide to Gym Memberships: 7 Ways You Can Save Money

An estimated £3 billion is spent by British gym-goers annually to get into shape and it is a similar case in other countries as well. A large chunk of it goes into buying nutrition books, fitness DVDs, equipment and of course, gym clothing. The budget hits the roof in no time and when it comes to expensive gym membership, one only begins to cringe.Self-training or regular outdoor runs will always remain the best and most inexpensive ways to stay fit. However, for people with absolutely no history in fitness and…

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