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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

Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer

Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer

The risk of suffering a heart attack is more likely to peak in the winter season and decline in summers because air temperature acts as an external trigger for the life-threatening disease, an analysis has shown. The findings revealed that the average number of heart attacks per day was significantly higher during colder temperatures as [...]

August 29, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Here’s why you are at greater risk of having a heart attack in winter than in summer

In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out

In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out

People employed in low paying or highly stressful jobs may not actually enjoy better health than those who remain unemployed, according to a recent study. There is also some evidence that job quality is important for health and well being, although some studies suggest people in poor quality jobs are still better off in terms [...]

August 17, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on In matters of health, is a highly stressful job better than unemployment? We find out

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

For treating persistent pain after a car crash, prescription opioid painkillers such as oxycodone (Oxycontin) are no more effective than nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) like ibuprofen, a new study finds. “You’d think there would be a wealth of studies comparing our ‘go-to’ pain meds, but there just aren’t,” said study lead author Dr. Francesca Beaudoin. [...]

November 28, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on After car crash, opioids no better than ibuprofen for pain: Study

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

The chief financial officers (CFOs) at Britain’s biggest companies are more worried than their European counterparts about how Brexit will affect their firms’ bottom lines, according to a new survey by Deloitte. 65% of British CFOs say Brexit negotiations will be “bad for business,” compared with just 37% of European CFOs surveyed. Deloitte, one of [...]

November 14, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on British companies are freaking out about Brexit a lot more than European firms

China Oct exports, imports fall more than expected

China Oct exports, imports fall more than expected

China’s exports and imports fell more than expected in October, with weak domestic and global demand adding to doubts that a pick-up in economic activity in the world’s largest trading nation can be sustained. October exports fell 7.3 percent from a year earlier, while imports shrank 1.4 percent, official data showed on Tuesday, raising fears [...]

November 8, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on China Oct exports, imports fall more than expected

Alibaba is popping after reporting stronger than expected earnings

Alibaba is popping after reporting stronger than expected earnings

Alibaba Group, the massive Chinese online retailer, posted stronger than expected fiscal second quarter earnings on Wednesday morning and the stock is popping. The Chinese online retailer posted earnings of 5.26 Chinese yuan per share against analyst expectations of 4.69 Chinese yuan. Revenue came in at 34.3 billion yuan against the 33.9 billion yuan expected by analysts. [...]

November 2, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on Alibaba is popping after reporting stronger than expected earnings

German YouTuber’s slingshot fires bowling ball more than 300 feet

German YouTuber’s slingshot fires bowling ball more than 300 feet

A German slingshot enthusiast took his hobby to the next level with a giant wooden slingshot capable of flinging a bowling ball more than 300 feet. Joerg Sprave, star of The Slingshot Channel on YouTube, posted a video showing off the capabilities of his giant wooden slingshot using a bowling ball as a projectile. The [...]

October 12, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on German YouTuber’s slingshot fires bowling ball more than 300 feet

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

“The internet is still at the beginning of its beginning,” writes Wired co-founder and Silicon Valley guru Kevin Kelly in his new book The Inevitable. Kelly argues that adding machine intelligence to everyday objects — a process he calls “cognifying” — “would be hundreds of times more disruptive to our lives than the transformations gained [...]

October 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Why the next 20 years will see a lot less technological disruption than the past 20

Android users are more humble, honest than iPhone owners: Study

Android users are more humble, honest than iPhone owners: Study

People who use Android smartphones may have greater levels of honesty and humility than iPhone users, new research suggests. Researchers also found that women were twice more likely to own an iPhone than an Android Phone. “This study provides new insights into personality differences between different types of smartphone users,” said Heather Shaw, from the [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Android users are more humble, honest than iPhone owners: Study

Nearly 6 million still owe more on mortgages than their homes are worth

Nearly 6 million still owe more on mortgages than their homes are worth

Five years after the housing recovery began, 5.9 million borrowers still owe more on their mortgages than their homes are worth. The so-called negative equity rate in the U.S. is falling, now at 12 percent of all mortgaged homeowners, according to Zillow, down from more than 14 percent a year ago and more than 30 [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Nearly 6 million still owe more on mortgages than their homes are worth

Why Chinese Investment in Overseas Real Estate Has More Than Doubled

Why Chinese Investment in Overseas Real Estate Has More Than Doubled

Especially in the U.S. Chinese invested $16.1 billion in overseas real estate in the first half of the year, more than double the amount in the same period last year, real estate consultancy CBRE said on Thursday. The United States remained the most popular globalproperty market for Chinese investors, while hotels and offices were the [...]

August 18, 2016 Saheli Real Estate Comments Off on Why Chinese Investment in Overseas Real Estate Has More Than Doubled