An Israeli research, after tracking the blood sugar levels of 800 people for a week, suggested that different people's bodies react to intake of same meal differently, which means a diet that may do wonders for you, may not have a same impact on your friend.
Published in Cell, on November 19, the findings have shown the power of personalized nutrition in helping people identify which foods can help or obstruct their health goals.
Students from University of Cincinnati collaborated with the American Cancer Society to put on The Great American Smokeout, an event to promote the message of quit smoking among students, on Thursday. According to the American Cancer Society, nearly 6 million people lose their lives every year and many cut 10 years short because of cigarettes.
Actor Charlie Sheen was aware of his HIV condition for past four years, but it is now that he has revealed this secret on the ‘Today’ to the world. A local HIV/AIDS activist said that the news has unveiled the level of stigma linked with the disease.
Sean Strub, the executive director of the Milford-based Sero Project, thinks that one of the main messages to take from Sheen’s revelation is throw light on the attention to the treatment science and how a person infected with HIV is taking medicines.
As per a study, even everyday sleep changes like getting up early for work in the week could elevate the risk of metabolic issues like diabetes and heart disease. Researchers have long identified that shift work can be a contributor to metabolic risk due to the continual disturbance to the circadian system.
Shift workers are more vulnerable to develop coronary heart disease, metabolic syndrome and Type 2 diabetes as compared to employees having regular daytime shifts.
This year’s Cyber Monday Wal-Mart sale will start few hours early, as per a new statement by the world’s largest retailer. The company reported that its online deals bonanza will start at 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Nov. 29. Fernando Madeira, chief executive of Walmart.com, said the company is adapting its sale to better meet needs of the growing swath of shoppers.
The United Nations Climate change conference will continue to underway on its scheduled date, November 30 despite of terrorist attack in Paris causing death of 130 people. The French hosts of the climate conference have already tightened security, cancelling public rallies. The UN climate-change conference in Paris will be the first in the city that has itself just been thrown in the state of emergency.
Researchers at Linkoping University in Sweden have created analog and digital electronics circuits inside living plants for the first time. They have infiltrated a plant with electronic plant-compatible materials and conductive polymers which created digital circuit that functioned through its stem. Researchers have developed a new bionic rose by implanting electronic circuits inside the vascular system used to distribute water and nutrients in the plants. They even turned natural color of leaves by applying voltage to them.
The University of Washington scientists have done a remarkable achievement in refrigerating water and other liquids using laser light. In 1995, laser refrigeration was studied in vacuum conditions at Los Alamos National Laboratory, but had not been replicated in liquids yet. Since the discovery of laser in 1960s, it was used as a heating tool instead of using it as a coolant.
Apple pencils and keyboards are running short at Apple stores and people are reselling them on eBay stores for about $650. In September, new products were unveiled during a big event and went on sale last Wednesday. Currently, Apple pencils and Apple keyboards are on four to five weeks wait for users. It was too funny when people heard that Apple unveiled Apple Pencil, a stylus for the iPad pro and Apple keyboard too, which looks much similar to that Microsoft makes for its Surface tablets.
Consuming moderate levels of caffeine everyday by pregnant women causes no harm to intellectual and behavioral nature of offspring. The new study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology reassures pregnant women that they are not harming their baby’s IQ level by taking moderate levels of caffeine. According to NHS, pregnant women can still enjoy morning cup of joe without having second thought that it would cause harm to their baby.
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