New Delhi, May 26 : Simple good hygiene practices such as frequent hand washing and cooking food properly before consuming can help you avoid contracting the brain-damaging Nipah virus which has claimed 12 lives in Kerala till now and led to quarantining of at least 40 others, health experts suggest. The Nipah virus is a […]

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Shenzhen, May 24 : China-based Tencent, the owner of WeChat and PUBG Corp on Thursday jointly announced the mobile version of the latter’s immensely-popular “PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds” (PUBG) game has surpassed 10 million daily active users (DAUs) globally. Notably, Tencent is the parent company of PUBG as well. The mobile version of the game was released […]

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London, May 24 : Bariatric surgery, a weight loss operation, is associated with a 61 per cent decrease in the risk of developing malignant skin cancer, according to a study. Melanoma is a deadly form of skin cancer, most closely associated with excessive sun exposure. Obesity is an established risk factor for cancer and some […]

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New Delhi, May 22 : Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Tuesday launched its most affordable dual-lens rear camera setup smartphones Honor 7A and Honor 7C that come with FullView display and face unlock. Priced at Rs 8,999 (3GB+32GB), Honor 7A will be available on Flipkart starting May 29. The Honor 7C is priced at Rs 9,999 […]

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Kolkata, May 21 : In what is claimed to be the first human-to-human heart transplant in eastern India, surgeons in a private hospital here on Monday transplanted the heart of a 21-year-old man who died in Bengaluru a day back on a 39-year-old patient from Jharkhand. “This operation is being performed for the first time […]

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New Delhi, May 21 : Aiming to disrupt India’s mid-segment smartphone market, Samsung India on Monday launched four new smartphones in its Galaxy “A” and “J” series with “Infinity Display” — a bezel-less screen for an immersive viewing experience. “These phones are aggressively priced and with these launches, we will consolidate our leadership position in […]

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New York, May 18 : Scientists have identified the molecular handle that chikungunya virus grabs to get inside cells and cause arthritis pain, a finding that could lead to ways to prevent or treat the disease as well as related viruses. The study, conducted over mice, identified the protein on cells called Mxra8 that is […]

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New Delhi, May 18 : Apple iPhone X was the best-selling smartphone globally in March, followed by iPhone 8 Plus and the first-timer Xiaomi’s Redmi 5A in top 3 best-selling devices, a new report said on Friday. According to Counterpoint’s “Market Pulse April Edition”, Apple’s iPhone X (3.4 per cent market share) dominated the whole […]

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New York, May 17 : Consuming fish which are high in Omega-3 fatty acids twice a week can help reduce the risk of heart failure, coronary heart disease, cardiac arrest and ischemic stroke, says a new scientific advisory from the American Heart Association. The Association recommends eating two 3.5-ounce servings of non-fried fish, or about […]

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