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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench

HIGHLIGHTS Pricing has been reported from several sources in European markets New larger, unmarked renders have been released for the Galaxy S9 series Galaxy S9+ scored marginally higher than the Galaxy S9 on Geekbench Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are getting closer to being unveiled at the Galaxy Unpacked event, just ahead of Mobile World Congress 2018, in [...]

February 22, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Said to Sport Higher Price, Impressive Scores Spotted on Geekbench

Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch

Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Sony has released a teaser video The video shows some ripples and a hand to hint new developments The Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact successors are already rumoured Days ahead of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Sonyhas released a teaser video from the official Xperia account to suggest its arrival at the forthcoming convention with [...]

February 22, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Sony Teases New Smartphones for MWC 2018 Launch

HTC Desire 12 Retail Box Spotted, Details Its Specifications

HTC Desire 12 Retail Box Spotted, Details Its Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS An alleged retail box of the HTC Desire 12 has been leaked The retail box shows some key specifications of the upcoming smartphone The new HTC model is expected to arrive at MWC 2018 HTC Desire 12 specifications have been detailed through an alleged retail box. There has been speculation that the new model by HTC will [...]

February 22, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on HTC Desire 12 Retail Box Spotted, Details Its Specifications

Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’

Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’

Director: Axel Petersén, Måns Månsson With: Léonore Ekstrand, Christer Levin, Christian Saldert, Olof Rhodin, Carl Johan Merner, Don Bennechi. (Swedish dialogue) 1 hour 27 minutes There surely won’t be an uglier movie in the Berlin competition this year than “The Real Estate,” nor one so deeply unpleasant on every level. Whether it’s the tediously coarse [...]

February 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Berlin Film Review: ‘The Real Estate’

Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Govt. employees on ACB’s radar are found to have parked ill-gotten money in realty projects Amass wealth misusing official position and invest in real estate to escape attention. All that one needs is the unflinching support of trusted aides, family members or even a close relative. This new modus operandi adopted by tainted government employees [...]

February 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Real estate emerging the favoured vault of the unscrupulous

Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns

Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns

We examine the factors that have worked for these pockets and tell you why you should consider buying property in these hotspots. There is an uncanny similarity between the stock market and the real estate market today. Though the overall equity market is looking weak, there are several stocks worth investing right now. Similarly, though the [...]

February 19, 2018 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on Investing in real estate? These micro markets can give good returns

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Older persons who have acquired positive beliefs about old age from their surrounding culture are less likely to develop dementia, a study has found. The research, published in the journal PLOS ONE, examined whether culture-based age beliefs influence the risk of developing dementia among older people, including those who carry the high-risk gene variant. “We [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Age is just a number: Having a positive attitude towards growing old can reduce risk of dementia

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans, according to a study conducted on macaques. Prior studies of survivors of the 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa have revealed sexual transmission of Ebola virus, and that viral RNA (Ebola virus genetic material) can persist in semen following recovery. While little is known about viral persistence [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Ebola virus can infect reproductive organs of humans

A simple physical performance test can prevent falls in older patients

A simple physical performance test can prevent falls in older patients

In elderly hospitalised people, the risk of sustaining a fall can be predicted through an easy physical performance test, suggests a research. A study of 807 older individuals admitted to hospital found that those who had poorer physical function at the time of admission were more likely to fall during their hospital stay; 329 falls [...]

February 16, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A simple physical performance test can prevent falls in older patients

It’s a goal! Ball games can boost bone health in school children

It’s a goal! Ball games can boost bone health in school children

Want your child to have stronger bones? Encourage them for ball games or circuit strength training as it may help them to develop stronger bones, a new study has claimed. According to the researchers, eight to ten-year-old school children develop stronger bones, increased muscular strength and improved balance when ball games or circuit training are [...]

February 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on It’s a goal! Ball games can boost bone health in school children

Super pill: This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Super pill: This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Scientists have found a new pill that could reverse the effects of binge drinking on the brain. The studies of Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers in adult mice show that two weeks of daily treatment with the drug tandospirone reversed the effects of 15 weeks of binge-like alcohol consumption on neurogenesis – the ability [...]

February 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Super pill: This drug could reverse alcohol’s damaging effects on brain

Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss

Under nutrition in the preschool years is associated with hearing impairment later in life, a study suggests. Hearing loss is the fourth leading cause of disability worldwide, and an estimated 80 % of affected individuals live in low- and middle-income countries. The study, led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, [...]

February 15, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Disability cause: Early childhood poor nutrition linked to hearing loss