Nokia 3 Gets December Android Security Patch Update

Nokia 3 Gets December Android Security Patch Update

HIGHLIGHTS Update is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat Gets the latest security patch update from Google Rolling out to users globally, including India HMD Global has started rolling out the monthly software update for the Nokia 3. The Android update, which started rolling out last week, includes Google’s latest Android security patch update. Although this update is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the security patches offer an improved level of security for HMD’s budget Nokia 3 smartphone. Most high-end, flagship smartphones from other brands haven’t yet received the update for the…

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This flexible heart patch does not need stitches

This flexible heart patch does not need stitches

Researchers have developed a new polymer patch that can be stuck onto the heart without the need for stitches to improve the conduction of electrical impulses across heart tissue damaged during a heart attack. Heart attacks create a scar, which slows and disrupts the conduction of electrical impulses across the heart. “This leads to potentially fatal disturbances of the heart rhythm. Our electrically conducting polymer patch is designed to address this serious problem,” said Sian Harding, Professor at Imperial College London. The new stitch-less patch is stable and retains conductivity…

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Patch for Peanut Allergy Found Beneficial for Children

Patch for Peanut Allergy Found Beneficial for Children

Researchers have come up with a new wearable patch for skin that claims to treat children and young adults with peanut allergy, finds a study. The study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, suggested that small amounts of peanut protein through the skin showed promising benefits for younger children. The treatment, called epicutaneous immunotherapy or EPIT, was safe and well-tolerated, and nearly all participants used the skin patch daily as directed. “To avoid potentially life-threatening allergic reactions, people with peanut allergy must be vigilant about the foods…

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Oestrogen Patch May Cut Alzheimer’s Risk in Some Women

Oestrogen Patch May Cut Alzheimer’s Risk in Some Women

PhotoCredit:istock Administering the primary female sex hormone oestrogen via a skin patch shortly after menopause may reduce Alzheimer’s risk in women, suggests new research. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found that newly postmenopausal women who received oestrogen via a skin patch had reduced beta-amyloid deposits, the sticky plaques found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease. “This study showed, for the first time, that the brain amyloid deposition — a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease — is reduced in newly postmenopausal women who received 17beta-Estradiol patch…

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Oestrogen patch may cut Alzheimer’s risk in some women

Oestrogen patch may cut Alzheimer’s risk in some women

Administering the primary female sex hormone oestrogen via a skin patch shortly after menopause may reduce Alzheimer’s risk in women, suggests new research. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found that newly postmenopausal women who received oestrogen via a skin patch had reduced beta-amyloid deposits, the sticky plaques found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease. “This study showed, for the first time, that the brain amyloid deposition — a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease — is reduced in newly postmenopausal women who received 17beta-Estradiol patch form…

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Oestrogen patch may cut Alzheimer’s risk in some women

Oestrogen patch may cut Alzheimer’s risk in some women

Administering the primary female sex hormone oestrogen via a skin patch shortly after menopause may reduce Alzheimer’s risk in women, suggests new research. The study, published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, found that newly postmenopausal women who received oestrogen via a skin patch had reduced beta-amyloid deposits, the sticky plaques found in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease. “This study showed, for the first time, that the brain amyloid deposition — a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease — is reduced in newly postmenopausal women who received 17beta-Estradiol patch form…

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