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Older adults needs to be prioritised for Covid vaccine: Study

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As older adults are more prone to Covid-19 infection due to low immunity level, they should be given priority when it comes to vaccination, health experts stressed on Friday stating that prioritising them can substantially save more lives.SARS-CoV-2 has caused a public health and economic crisis worldwide. As of January […]

New drug combination may help treat acute myeloid leukemia

New York, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have identified two drugs that are potent against acute myeloid leukemia (AML) when combined, but only weakly effective when used alone. The research team was able to significantly enhance cancer cell death by jointly administering the drugs that are only partially effective when used as single-agent therapies. “Our study […]

Obesity may impact Covid vaccines’ efficacy: Experts

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Covid-19 vaccines may not be fully effective in people who are suffering from obesity, as experts on Tuesday suggested that the process of healing may be slower in obese people as compared to the healthy ones. According to a report on Nature, obesity correlates with a dulled immune response to […]

Air sensing technology reveals adverse impact of Delhi smog

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Delhi-based Karuna Chauhan tracked the air pollution exposure throughout the daily routine in phases and found that the pollution level increased with time, a global technology company Dyson’s report said on Tuesday. Karuna tracked the air pollution exposure by using a Dyson wearable air sensing backpack that tracks air pollution […]

Simple, cheap test can help save lives from colorectal cancer

London, Jan 19 (IANS) Researchers have demonstrated that a simple, cheap test can help identify who is at risk of developing colorectal cancer, aiding early diagnosis and potentially saving lives. Colorectal cancer has a high mortality rate – each year, 1.8 million cases are diagnosed worldwide, and the disease causes global 900,000 deaths annually. “Our […]

Technology

LG K42 with US military-grade durability launched at Rs 10,990

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Amid speculations that South Korean tech giant LG may pull out of the mobile phone business, the company on Friday unveiled the LG K42 smartphone in India. The smartphone will be exclusively available on Flipkart starting January 26 priced at Rs 10,990 with a 2-year extended warranty and a free […]

Sony WH-1000XM4: For those who don’t compromise with quality

By Md Waquar HaiderNew Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As the competition for headphones get fierce, with Apple now joining the fray with its over-the-ear hearable, Sony has launched updated headphones in India named Sony WH-1000XM4 which are successor to WH-1000XM3. The latest headphones offer exceptionally good noise cancelling to compete against Bose and Sennheiser, while […]

Signal ‘copies’ several WhatsApp features amid new user surge

New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Signal that has seen a surge in new sign-ups has introduced several features in its upcoming update that already exist in WhatsApp in an apparent bid to woo more users from the Facebook-owned messaging platform. To begin with, Signal has added a feature to change chat wallpaper. […]

Incoming Intel CEO commits to manufacturing internally

San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Incoming Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger who is taking over from Bob Swan, has said that the majority of the company’s 2023 products should be manufactured internally. Intel last week announced the appointment of Gelsinger as its new CEO, effective February 15. “I am confident that the majority of our 2023 […]

Alibaba’s Tmall Global helps global SMEs open online stores

Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Alibaba Group’s online marketplace Tmall Global has announced a string of service solutions to facilitate overseas small and medium-sized companies to open stores on its platform. The company will provide tailored registration, consultation, logistics, operation and language services to global brands, allowing them to open online stores in as quick as […]

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