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Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children

...l to fathers, as it makes the use of male-friendly gadgets and technology, such as phones, electronic organisers and instant messaging. Under the new initiative, "Parent Know-How", parents will be able to receive SMS and instant messages with information on a range of issues from obesity to bullying to ac...

It Takes 750 Pounds a Year to Keep Your Loved One Happy

...t of expenses incurred is on weekend away, digital gadgets Peculiar presents like a sausage-making machine, his-and-hers tattoos and a koi carp make it to the gifts' list. "Nobody wants to put a price on love, but it seems keeping the spark going has never cost more," the website's chief executive, Sean...

Australian Children Sleep Less, Perhaps Not Well Monitored

...eholds, part time work and the abundance of modern gadgets in children's bedrooms had led to a change in sleeping patterns. 'Social trends would indicate that lights out is less likely to coincide with the onset of sleep among youth today,' he said. 'The results of this study underline the importance of ro...

Research Says Small Penis Syndrome Affects Men Than Women

...hological condition like small penis syndrome with gadgets or surgery. There is poorly documented evidence to support the use of penile extenders, and while information is starting to emerge on the success of some surgical techniques, this is not backed up by data on patients satisfaction with such proced...

Disaster Balloons can Be Used to Keep Communication Intact During Calamities

... signs of a natural disaster. These will include gadgets to measure low atmospheric pressures and high winds that indicate a hurricane, ground movement that accompanies an earthquake, and the noxious gases produced by a volcanic eruption. According to the scientific magazine New Scientist, balloons fitte...

In Search of Truth - 'Lie Detector

...ological advances have help invent ‘lie detecting’ gadgets with an LSD display that are the size of one’s palm. These gadgets help to measure variations in a person’s voice that would indicate if the person is deviating from t...

Now Vedic Mantras to Cure Diseases

...esearch. The lab would involve modern scientific gadgets and instruments like high-capacity binoculars, telescope, cameras etc to enable scholars to observe the planetary and other solar activities. Different teams would be constituted on the basis of the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda, the Vedas and...

Magnets in Commercial Products may Cause a Fatal Attraction

... magnet, that is currently used in many commercial gadgets may cause visible disturbance in the functioning o...ets are seen to be increasingly used in many hi-fi gadgets like mobile phones and even computer hard drives. It is commercially used in many toys, clothes, and...

Novel Plans Of FDA To Monitor Safety Of Medical Devices

...nt standards of safety //and efficiency of medical gadgets that are used as implants in the bodies of million...efore they are introduced into the general market, gadgets are scrutinized for flaws attributed to defects in design or manufacturing defects of individual uni...

Insufficient sleep linked to the rise in childhood obesity

...cal Journal, Dr Taheri said, " Removing electronic gadgets from children's bedrooms can be part of a strategy to tackle obesity. Sleep is probably not the only answer to the obesity pandemic, but its effect should be taken seriously, as even small changes in energy balance are beneficial." Dr Taheri said,...

Assam Government to Invest Rs. 60 bn to Improve Healthcare Industry

...tally free in the medical colleges and with latest gadgets and equipment, we hope to turn around the face of the present healthcare scenario in Assam," he said. The government recently recruited 1,200 trained nurses for placement in rural areas. "Hundreds of nurses working in the private sector opted for...

No Kidding, All Gizmos and No Play Makes Jack A Super-Dull Boy!

...over-dose of love and expectation – in the form of gadgets , gizmos , play stations, and game boys… and Oh bo...lopment, much more than what heavy duty gizmos and gadgets can do. The present parenting trend increases stress in children and can even spark off depression,...

Blackberry Email Can Get Dangerously Addictive

...ously causing damage to their mental health. These gadgets were launched in 1999, and were quickly absorbed by businessmen all over, calling it a lifesaver, as the gadget combined a phone with an access to the internet, thereby giving the owners the means to access their mails anywhere. Professor Gayle Por...

Teens And Children Are More Influenced By Hi-Tech Gadgets

...TV, will put them to skip their breakfast. Hi-tech gadgets nowadays rules over the youngsters and shape them to spend more time on it. The poll found that TV was found to be the most popular screen activity, and so teens spend more time i.e. two hours a day in watching TV. Screen time also includes homewo...

IIT Delhi To Display Its Technological Innovations In 'Open House'

...itors can acquire knowledge about several upcoming gadgets that can bring a difference to their life," Sen told IANS. IIT Delhi has invited students, experts, industry people and its alumni associations to participate in it in an active way. "The name open house signifies any one can walk in and get a tast...

New User-Friendly Mobile Device Launched For At Risk People

... known that mobile phones can serve as life-saving gadgets during emergencies, enabling the victim communicate with friends //, relatives or hospitals. The truth however is that it is not being widely used by high-risk individuals such as elderly people who suffer from chronic diseases and other age-related ...

Internet Based Tool, BGEM To Help In Study Of Brain Development

...’s success. Bioinformatics refers to the use of IT gadgets such as computers, software and other technologies to collect, organize, and use huge amounts of biological information. The software enables online search of scientific databases for latest information on genes that influence gene development. 'Ou...

Doctoral communication gets wired badge: wireless communication.

The time is not fat when doctors would sport gadgets like those in star wars. Moving in that direction Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust has started using cutting edge technology to stay in touch.// This is the first time in the UK that this tech is being tested, which allows staff in different location...

Pill ‘o’ mania: Sleep of mind is priceles

...b 40 winks ! This is boom time for sleep inducing gadgets , and according to Forbes estimates, sales of pres...ugs, bedding, mattresses, and other sleep-inducing gadgets are a $10 billion to $12 billion a year business, with potential for immense growth. "Sleep is som...

Experiment Creates Illusion Of Weight Loss

... they were not. This was done by fitting them with gadgets which gave the illusion that their hands were moving inward. The scientists were studying the effect the brain has in creating a new body image. The stimulators used in the experiment were attached to the wrists of the blindfolded subjects of the e...

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