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Are You Watching Your Walking Style?

The most auspicious day in a human life is one when he/she starts to walk. From that day onward we start moving from place to place.  Some...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

iPod Running On Energy From Heartbeat

Ever imagined an iPod running on power generated from your heart beat?. It will soon be a reality. A team of scientists at Gorgia Institute of Technology  under Dr.Zhong Ling Wang  is using a nano generator using nano-wire made from zinc oxide tapping energy from heart beats during body movements. Commercial production of this nano generator is expected by 2016. Detailed report on page http://www.takepart.com/news/2011/03/30/i-nanogenerators-you-heartbeat-could-power-your-ipod

Monday, March 28, 2011

Green Energy at Your Doorstep

Nature is the best source of energy.  The sunlight, water, wind etc. pouring in harmless supply in abundance. The solar energy, wind energy and hydroelectric all are coming under green energy.  But the problem so far has been that man went after artificial generation of power like nuclear, potentially harmful  and dangerous to his own existence.  Scientists in their efforts to harness natural source have made a break through lately.  A team of Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology has made an artificial leaf of the size and shape of a playing card made from silicon .  This thinner device when immersed in a gallon of water exposed to sunlight can provide electricity sufficient  enough to the need of a house. Water contains sufficient quantity of hydrogen to meet the energy need of the world, but separation of it from accompanied oxygen has been a major problem so far. But this device enables to do so without much expense, splits water into hydrogen and oxygen with the help of sunlight  and then hydrogen is stored in a fuel cell. Let us wait for its commercial launching of this dream project.

Sunday, March 27, 2011

Effects of Altitude on Heart

Heart gets additional protection from high altitude living.  According to Benjamin Honigman, MD Professor of Emergency Medicine and Director of Altitutde Medicine clinic "Lower oxygen levels turn on certain genes and we think those genes may change the way heart muscles function.  They may also produce new blood vessels that create new highways for blood flow into the heart."  In his opinion Cancer risk too is reduced due to living in mountain regions due to better synthesis of vitamin D.  Read details from
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Friday, March 25, 2011

Sperm Cultured in Laboratory

Researchers have succeeded in producing sperm in laboratory by culturing stem cells.  This is a great break through in the field of male infertility.  Youngsters who have to undergo treatments for ailments in testicles particularly testicular cancer can take precaution by taking cells out and preserved for a future date  and have their own children when required.  Dr Takehiko Ogawa, an urologist at Yokohama City University in Japan and his team has conducted the experiment successfully on mouse.  Details of the story appears on Daily Telegraph page http://www.telegraph.co.uk/health/healthnews/8400927/Test-tube-sperm-grown-in-lab-could-cure-male-infertility.html

Thursday, March 24, 2011

Food Habits During Pregnancy

Pregnant and breast feeding moms should have healthy diet free from alcohol, excess sugar or fat as their babies too develop these traits. Researchers opine that male foetuses are more vulnerable due imbalance in thyroid hormones.  It is said that a junk food mom will have a junk food baby. Report has been published by The FSEB journal link

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Episodic Sex Contributes Cardiac Problems

JAMA Journal of American Medical Association in its latest edition reports, Episodic physical activities including sex can hamper heart health.  Studies reveal it harmful to patients with myocardial infarction .  It can even lead to cardiac death. Regularity in physical activities favor good health. Read report

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Can Sex Be Dangerous?

Risk bearing aspect of sex has been a much discussed subject especially the consequences of it among the heart patients. Doctors have even opined that exercise involved is as light as efforts used to climb steps. Now a latest study highlights that sudden burst of physical activity is dangerous. For more details you may read http://www.abc.net.au/science/articles/2011/03/23/3171278.htm

Sunday, March 20, 2011

Diabetes Predicted Decade Before?

Ever thought of a prediction a decade before about symptoms of an impending diabetic risk?  It is becoming reality now. Dr. Thomas Wang from Massachusetts General Hospital  is contemplating an early warning system through blood tests so that victims get an opportunity to moderate their life style and avoid  future occurrence.  Detailed story on http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1368230/Test-sound-diabetes-alert-years-symptoms-appear.html

Friday, March 18, 2011

Don't Panic and Take Iodate Overdose

Overdoses of iodine may be risk to your life. On account of fear of radiation people are amassing iodate tablets and consuming it in self medication.  Scientists say only people who are close by to areas of radiation only need to take precaution. For the rest, it shall be overdose leading to health hazards.  Read WHO recommendations from link http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/03/18/3168067.htm

Thursday, March 17, 2011

A Non-hormonal Contraceptive

Scientists have discovered a new chemical  to prevent unwanted pregnancy.  The procedure is to introduce new techniques to stop sperm chasing eggs using this chemical.  It is non harmonal drug not harmful like the present  day pill which uses  hormones to suppress ovulation. The new contraceptive is reported to be  to be safe with out any side effects.  There is fear of  cancer and cardiovascular diseases in present day contraceptives. For more details visit page http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-1366918/Could-non-hormonal-contraceptive-replace-Pill-laboratory-breakthrough.html

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Is your Son a Victim of Substance Abuse?

 As per studies by Franzois poulin of the university of Quebec at Montreal,  friendship with girls help boys to overcome the substance abuse.  It appears in the current journal of reserarch on adolescence. Girls provide the emotional support required to get rid of this vice.  But in case of girls, they get the same emotional support from their female peers rather than boys. Now decide whether to encourage such friendships.  More details on page http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/parenting/teens/alcohol-and-drug-use/teen-boys-benefit-from-female-friends-but-reverse-is-not-true-study/article1937077/

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Is Super Moon Going to Cause Major Disaster.

There are rumors going on on the internet as well as outside by doomsayers that  World is going to end.  The recent earthquake in Japan prompted them to make predictions and latest being on Super Moon predicted to be on 19th of this month.  They connect Seismic activity with lunar positions and predict major earthquakes at different parts of world.  One of such videos  you can find  circulated on You Tube (see the link)http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_096cj4ZLMQ
Super Moon is a very rare occasion  Moon coming nearest to Earth. Since  Moon during its orbit cycles changes its position stronger tidal waves are noticed, whether seismic activities are resulted out of it is not confirmed yet. To find out what is the reality, I searched out the astrologer and found out Astrologer Richard Nolle had predicted super moon way back in 1970.  Astrological predictions are correct based on scientific approach and one can rely on it. So please don't go after rumors.  Find out scientific  facts yourself. You may visit his 
website to know  exactly what are the predictions www.astropro.com

Friday, March 11, 2011

Will Coffee Drinking Reduce Stroke Risk?

Swedish researchers have come up with  the idea that drinking coffee reduces the chances of stroke among women. Susana Larsson the leader of their team says that having at least one cup of coffee a day reduces the risk by 25 percent.. They say cofee reduces inflammation,  improve insulin resistance and lessen oxidative stress reducing risk of stroke. See for more details http://www.987newstalk.com/rssItem.asp?feedid=116&itemid=29643106

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Where is Monica Lewinsky Now a days

Where is Monica Lewinsky?  15 years have passed since the scandal shook America and the whole world. Can any one forget this  intern who destroyed the career of former US President Bill Clinton?. Still remaining unmarried, Posing dangers to the erstwhile 1st family? If interested you may read details from  Daily Mail http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1365046/Im-love-Bill-Friends-say-Monica-Lewinsky-got-married-kids.html .  

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

A Car Running on Urine?

Geraldine Botte, a professor chemical and biomolecular engineering Ohio University has developed a technology to generate hydrogen from urine. Two compounds amonia and urea  can be the  source of hydrogen gas separated out through electrolysis and further used in fuel cells to generate electricity. If the idea works out it is not only human urine but animal urine can also be a source of energy. Details can be read from link http://www.thedailygreen.com/living-green/blogs/cars-transportation/urine-fuel-power-hydrogen-460709

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Sensor Implant to Detect Heart Attack

A team of researchers working at Massachusetts General Hospital's Cardiovascular Research Center has developed a tiny implant to detect past history of heart attacks. It is useful because it allows Biological molecules to warn the disease state. Efforts are on develop to  such sensors detecting cancer too.  Read detail report from link http://www.nanowerk.com/news/newsid=20120.php

Monday, March 7, 2011

Heart Attack due to Genetic Disorders.

New Genetic disorders leading to heart ailments have been found out by researchers of a joint study team from University of Leicester and University of Oxford.  According to them they have identified 17 new genetic variants causing Coronary Heart Disease (CHD).  Detailed report on British Heart Foundation's website http://publications.bhf.org.uk/default.aspx?page=12965

Friday, March 4, 2011

New Venture by a Magician

A famous magician named Gopinath Muthukadu is making an attempt to predict News Headings that may appear on Nation's prominent Newspapers two days in advance.  He has already listed it and entrusted to Banks lockers which will be opened on 8th instt. after News papers hit the street. He has already ventured on many philanthropic movements in India and the present venture is first all over the world.  We shall wait for the success story.  To know more about him search wikipedia page:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gopinath_Muthukad

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Surfing net while driving.

Apart from texting on mobile while driving, there is rise in phenomenon of surfing net while driving.  The recent survey reveals that one out five motorists reveal that they surf net  while drive.  Engaging in other distractive activities while driving endangers ones own life as well as others. Report covered by Daily Mail on page http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1362239/1-5-motorists-surf-net-driving-survey-reveals.html

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Be happy and live longer

Professor of Psychology Ed Diener of University of Illinois has linked out happiness to health issues and longevity.  He says that study reveals pessimistic die young.
 Read details http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/the-hot-button/look-on-the-bright-side-positivity-linked-to-longevity/article1927370/

Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Why Dating with Beauty not Stable?

Rob Burris research head at Sterling,Chester and Liver pool Universities brings in this startling disclosure- Beautiful woman not preferable for long and durable relationship.  Reasons according to the research is that woman who is in control of relationship equipped with better options due to good look always cherish short term relationship. You can read details from http://www.thirdage.com/love-romance/good-looks-can-affect-relationships