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Malaria Detecting Watch May Become A Health Hazard
Medical experts have warned that the new wristwatch
invented by South Africa's Gervan Lubbe which can detect the symptoms of malaria can turnout to be a health hazard. They have warned that the device may contribute towards spreading infectious diseases like HIV/AIDS.// There are some who have also ex...
A Wristwatch For Detecting Malaria
A new wristwatch
has been invented in South Africa which is capable of detecting the malaria parasites in the body of the wearer. This is done by automatically collecting the blood samples //of the person who is wearing the watch, and if the malaria parasite is found...
An Under Estimation Of The Radiation Hazard With The Use Of Mobile Phones
... further hastened in the 1930s by the death of the wristwatch
dial painters, who ingested tiny amounts of radiation during work. They were so thoroughly imbued with radiation that their teeth could expose photographic film. It was soon learnt that “ Science is bad master but a good slave”. Man was capable enou...
Teens and women are more at risk of getting sunburned
...the researchers had asked 340 volunteers to wear a wristwatch
that is actually a UV radiation (UVR) dosimeter that measures time-stamped UVR doses. The volunteers of the study included children, adolescents, indoor workers, sunbathers and gardeners. Researchers had measured a typical sunburn day as the day wh...