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New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

HIGHLIGHTS New AI system can detect colorectal cancer in less than a second It uses an endocytoscopic image to analyse about 300 features of polyp The team is now undertaking a multi-centre study for this purpose Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can automatically detect colorectal cancer in less than a second. Researchers from [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Probiotics, which are becoming increasingly trendy, can actually help obese adults to beat the bulge, according to a recent study. Heidi Borgeraas from the Vestfold Hospital Trust in Tønsberg, Norway and colleagues examined the effects of probiotic supplementation on body weight, BMI, fat mass, and fat percentage in overweight or obese subjects. Previous research has [...]

November 24, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Want to shed those extra kilos? Probiotics are a quick solution

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

Beverage major’s business climbs ₹1,507.4 crore over a year Good volume growth in the branded business segment and improved performance in some of its associates has boosted the prospects of Tata Global Beverages (TGB) during the second quarter of 2017-18. TGB has interests in tea, coffee and water. The company’s branded business comprises packet tea, [...]

November 20, 2017 Loknath Das Business Comments Off on Tata Global gets a boost as branded business grows

All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

Too embarrassed to get your prostate checked? Gareth Brown, Consultant Urological Surgeon at Nuffield Health, explains why it’s well worth a few awkward moments. When I meet a man to check his prostate, the first thing I do is shake his hand. That’s the point when many of them realise I have big hands – and big [...]

November 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on All you’ve ever wanted to know about a prostate exam, explains a Urological Surgeon

A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

We love walking here at NetDoctor. Whether it be a stroll round the park with friends or a weekend hike with family, it’s becoming clearer that this particular pastime is one of the best things you can do for your health. Indeed, one new study has suggested that – in addition to increasing fitness levels and [...]

November 7, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A ‘bracing’ daily walk could add years to your life, study shows

How to get rid of a cold: 9 expert tips for getting over a cold quickly

How to get rid of a cold: 9 expert tips for getting over a cold quickly

Runny nose, scratchy throat or a tickly cough? It’s horrible knowing that a cold is already in your system – and that it’s only going to get worse. We’ve all heard that wrapping up warm and drinking plenty of fluids will help you recover once a bug has struck, but are there any tips and tricks that [...]

October 28, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on How to get rid of a cold: 9 expert tips for getting over a cold quickly

The bedtime routine that guarantees a good night’s sleep

The bedtime routine that guarantees a good night’s sleep

10pm: Have a protein + carb-rich snack Eating this combo an hour before bedtime is the first step to a restful night: “Your brain needs the protein to produce melatonin and serotonin, chemicals important for sleep, and the carbs help your body absorb the protein,” says Kathryn Lee, RN, PhD, professor and associate dean for [...]

October 28, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on The bedtime routine that guarantees a good night’s sleep

Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

Vaping may not only be as harmful as smoking regular cigarettes, but can also trigger unique immune responses in lungs, causing deadly inflammatory diseases, a study warns. Immune responses are the biological reactions of cells and fluids to an outside substance the body does not recognise as its own. Such immune responses play roles in [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Smokers, beware: E-cigarettes may not be a healthier alternative. Here’s why

National Ayurveda Day: Can the Taste of a Food Item Affect Your Health?

National Ayurveda Day: Can the Taste of a Food Item Affect Your Health?

Ayurveda is a goldmine of remedies and health-benefiting concoctions that are not only easy to arrive at but also inexpensive. The term Ayurveda stands for ‘science of life’ stemming from the words ‘Ayur’ meaning life and ‘Veda’ which means science. Ayurveda meticulously lays down guidelines on how one must chart out his/her daily routine starting from the [...]

October 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on National Ayurveda Day: Can the Taste of a Food Item Affect Your Health?

Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

It is mind-boggling to understand how our bodily processes are so intricately entwined and need careful planning of our daily diet to achieve a state of good health and wellness. In my opinion, most of the weight related issues are the outcome of a bad dietary pattern or a lifestyle that is too sluggish to [...]

October 23, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Carbohydrates and Diet: How Much Do You Really Need in a Day?

This home décor line gives you a tour of world cultures

This home décor line gives you a tour of world cultures

Perenne Design delves into world cultures for inspiration, for an interesting backstory is slightly more pivotal to it rather than simple aesthetic appeal. Roused by European art forms from the early 1900s—Celtic Art, Art Deco and Modernism—Perenne Design sets itself apart with geometric and asymmetric décor forms.Their upcoming collection, for instance, is a contemporary take on Wabi Sabi, origami [...]

October 17, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on This home décor line gives you a tour of world cultures