Now a wearable ‘tattoo’ can help mute people speak again

Researchers from China developed a wearable artificial throat that mute people can use without an invasive surgery. The project, reported in the journal ACS Nano, shows that the device was able to transform throat movements into sounds. It works by simply attaching the wearable tech to the neck just like a temporary tattoo. People can […]

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One bottle of wine equivalent to smoking ten cigarettes, states study

Researchers from the University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Bangor University and the University of Southampton, noted that if women drank one bottle of wine per week, their life time risk of cancer is equivalent to those who smoke 10 cigarettes a week. The researchers discovered that these women had an increased risk of breast […]

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Accidentally swallowed denture lands senior citizen in hospital

A dental check-up landed an 83-year-old Khar resident in a hospital as he faced difficulty in swallowing food. Initially, the doctors wondered if it was a neurological problem as Anand Patil (name changed) had suffered brain stroke two years ago, as difficulty in swallowing is generally observed in patients with stroke history. It was only […]

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