This application alerts parents if their kids are having seizure

This application alerts parents if their kids are having seizure

Machine learning and data visualisation techniques are applied to this information to offer parents and doctors easy-to-read visuals and insights using Power business intelligence (BI) tools. This application alerts parents if their kids are having seizure  |  Photo Credit: Thinkstock San Francisco: Roberto D’Angelo, a Microsoft employee, and his colleagues have developed an application that alerts parents if their kids are having a seizure. Their project, MirrorHR — Epilepsy Research Kit for Kids, was named for this…

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Dietary supplements are a waste of money for most seeking to avoid dementia, experts say

Dietary supplements are a waste of money for most seeking to avoid dementia, experts say

Sales of purported brain-health supplements such as fish oil and jellyfish are expected to reach $5.8 billion by 2023, but in a report released recently, an AARP panel of brain experts called them a huge waste of money for healthy seniors seeking to avoid or reverse dementia. “The market is so large they get by without rigorous documentation of the efficacy of their products,” says neurologist Ronald Petersen, director of the Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Disease…

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We are monitoring situation in Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

We are monitoring situation in Sri Lanka: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj   As Colombo was rocked by multiple explosions, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that India was keeping a close watch on the situation. “Colombo – I am in constant touch with Indian High Commissioner in Colombo. We are keeping a close watch on the situation. @IndiainSL,” Swaraj tweeted. Six blasts hit three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka on Sunday, injuring nearly 300 people, Sri Lankan…

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People are fleeing from New Jersey more than any other state—here’s the No. 1 reason why

People are fleeing from New Jersey more than any other state—here’s the No. 1 reason why

New Jersey became the No. 1 state to move away from in 2018, according to new data from moving and relocation company United Vans Lines. The top reason why residents left was for a professional opportunity, the UVL data shows. Of all the residents who moved out, 46 percent listed “job” as the deciding factor. “A leading motivation behind these migration patterns across all regions,” in fact, “is a career change,” the report says. About…

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Some People Are Trying the Lazy Keto Diet, but These Experts Say It May Not Work

Some People Are Trying the Lazy Keto Diet, but These Experts Say It May Not Work

The ketogenic diet gets rave reviews for its quick results, but it’s also known to be pretty involved with very specific food rules. It’s tempting to want to try to do “keto light” and find an easier spin on this popular diet, but is that possible? The experts aren’t so sure. “The ketogenic diet means that the body is relying on ketone bodies (rather than carbohydrates/glucose) for fuel,” said Alix Turoff MS, RD, CDN, a CPT registered…

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Here’s why these three skin whiteners are dangerous and damaging to your body

Here’s why these three skin whiteners are dangerous and damaging to your body

Three skin whitening creams have been banned by the health authorities here for containing the harmful ingredient – Hydroquinone. According to Gulf News, the Ministry of Health and Prevention in the UAE had previously issued advice about unregistering whitening creams sold online, and had explained that “while hydroquinone is an active ingredient in therapeutic creams, very long-term use of these type of creams could lead to skin cancer.” A topical agent for reducing skin pigmentation,…

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4 Diet Changes That Are Better Than Botox

4 Diet Changes That Are Better Than Botox

Eating plenty of vitamin C, which is found in produce like peppers and tomatoes, can help regenerate skin cells, reduce wrinkles and fight against ultraviolet aging. (GETTY IMAGES) TAKE ONE LOOK AT YOUR high school yearbook picture and then look at your reflection in the mirror. What you are about to read is going to explain the differences in the two images – and how your diet may help you get closer to the younger you. Your…

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What are Collagen supplements? And why are people taking them?

What are Collagen supplements? And why are people taking them?

Collagen supplements are the new “it” products in the health and beauty world. They’re meant to help boost Collagen, which we naturally lose as we age. Collagen is the most abundant protein in the human body and is in everything from skin, to bones, to organs, to hair and nails. But Ana Escobar-Knight, owner of Ana Belen Skincare, says we lose Collagen naturally as we age. [“source=ndtv”]

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