Trouser pockets topped the list of inappropriate places to store mobile phone

Professionals built the list of inappropriate places to store mobile phones and the worst of them were found his pants pockets. Compiled by scientists list was published by Reader’s Digest. Commenting on the list of inappropriate places to store mobile phones, Dr. Lilly Friedman explained why his pants pockets, the scientists considered the worst option. The expert noted that there […]

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Eye scan may detect Alzheimer’s disease in seconds

The world’s population is aging rapidly and the prevalence of Alzheimer’s disease is on the rise. For this reason, the need for efficient dementia screening methods that can be applied to millions of people is dire. Current diagnostic practices are either invasive or ineffective. For instance, brain scans are costly, and spinal taps — or lumbar punctures — are invasive […]

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Ohio boy, 5, tests positive for meth after eating Halloween candy

Braylen Carwell, who was hospitalized for a suspected seizure and later tested positive for methamphetamines, had gone trick-or-treating on Sunday before he suddenly fell ill. (iStock) A 5-year-old boy in Ohio is expected to make a full recovery after he ate a piece of Halloween candy that was possibly laced with drugs. Braylen Carwell, who was hospitalized for a suspected […]

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In Ukraine launched the first course on the rights of people living with HIV

In 2017, Ukraine started the project HealthLink to the HIV epidemic in Ukraine. HealthLink is a five year project which will be implemented during the 2017-2022 12 regions of Ukraine: Dnipropetrovsk, Kirovograd, Zaporizhia, Donetsk, Odesa, Chernihiv, Poltava, Cherkasy, Kherson, Mykolaiv, Kyiv and Kiev. The project includes two major areas: service to customers and active advocacy at national and regional levels. […]

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Inside these fibers, droplets are on the move

Microfluidics devices are tiny systems with microscopic channels that can be used for chemical or biomedical testing and research. In a potentially game-changing advance, MIT researchers have now incorporated microfluidics systems into individual fibers, making it possible to process much larger volumes of fluid, in more complex ways. In a sense, the advance opens up a new “macro” era of […]

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