It seems like an amusing ailment: the major visible symptom is nodding a lot while you eat. Hell, I know plenty of healthy people that do that. But this new disease is spreading fast in Africa, and claiming lives as it goes. More »
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Salesforce, the cloud pioneer known for customer management software, is going into health care.In an announcement on Thursday, Salesforce and Philips, the Dutch electronics maker, are jointly announcing what they call an “open cloud-based, health care platform.
Have you seen today's Deal of the Day? It's insane!Sony has already leaked a mysterious smartwatch on their official Facebook page and now we have an image of this watch to share with you. Though the image is kind of bad, it seems to be the same watch we’ve seen leaked on Facebook , wearing a different color though.
Tobacco companies are about the last group you might expect to be overly conscientious about consumer health, but in approaching e-cigarettes, it seems they're doing just that. The New York Times points out that tobacco giants Altria and Reynolds American, who make Marlboro and Camel, areabout the dangers of nicotine, despite being under no legal obligation to do so.
Scientists from MIT havefigured outhow to hack living cells to store biological events around them. They modified E. Coli cells to generate so-called retrons -- a type of mutated single-strand DNA -- in response to stimuli like light or chemicals. Those lo-fi "memories" can then be read back to glean useful information using high-throughput DNA sequencing and other techniques.
It's a common habit most of us fall into. Who doesn't send a few text messages or check their Facebook feed one last time before they fall asleep? While it may sound harmless, using your smartphone, tablet, or any other electronic device before bed on a regular basis can actually have a detrimental long-term effect on your health.
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Apple was not the first to create a digital music player when it introduced the iPod 13 years ago. But the device, with its click wheel and slick integration with the iTunes software that ran on a computer, took digital music into the mainstream, Brian X. Chen reports.
When Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin formed the company in 1998, they sought to package all the information on the internet into an index that's simple to use. Today, Google is much more than a search engine. The company appears to be involved in every type of new technology ranging from self-driving cars to contact lenses that can test for disease.
Today Verizon Wireless announced that November 26, 2014will be designated as their first “Connection Day”. From 11/26 – 12/24 Verizon will be giving away a selection of tech goodies which include Wi-Fi, digital magazines, audio books, music and more. The best part is that the bulk of these gifts are not just for Verizon customers. They are for all consumers regardless of their wireless carrier.
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has committed $50 million to fight Ebola. That's a lot of money, but not when you consider what Bill Gates is spending to fight the preventable and treatable disease malaria: $200 million this year, reports the Wall Street Journal .
The aim of Apple’s HealthKit is to bring disparate health apps together under one umbrella, and allow them to communicate info to your Health app. Clear Sky is embracing that fully, and is including their own suite of apps into HealthKit. If you're serious about getting fit, and using HealthKit to do so, we’ve got some apps you might want to check out.
he two are clearly the closest of frienthat his dialogue with Buffett has been "invaluable" to his career.It's the stuff of bromantic comedy.With an estimated net worth of $80 billion, Bill Gates is the richest guy in America , and Warren Buffett is the second-wealthiest at $67 billion . And, although Buffett is 26 years older than Gates, tds.
When you hear the word "wearable," there's a good chance you think of a wristband, probably one that tracks your activity. Ever since Nike launched theFuelBand, your lower arm has become the main focus for fitness tech. Already the rot is setting in, though. Nikeis rumoredto be leaving the game completely (even ifrecent eventssuggest otherwise).
Google knows everything. That’s what most people say. You want to know something or stalk someone, Google the term and you’ll see hundreds to thousands of search results. You’ll be surprised at what you’ll learn. If you start searching for symptoms of an illness, more often than not, you get scared because there’s a tendency for you to self-diagnose after reading a lot of websites that are not really reliable. The key to understanding one’s health with the help of the Internet is not to believe in everything you read. One of the top health websites today is WebMD.