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Ladies, this new tool can protect you from HIV transmission

A new tool has been developed to protect women from HIV infection. The tool, developed by the scientists at the University of Waterloo, is a vaginal implant, which decreases the number of cells that the HIV virus can target in a woman’s genital tract. Unlike conventional methods of HIV prevention, such as condoms or anti-HIV drugs, the implant takes advantage of some people’s natural immunity to the virus. HIV infects the body by corrupting T cells, that are mobilised by the immune system when the virus enters a person’s body….

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Apple Said To Expand HealthKit From Tracker To Diagnosis Tool

So far Apple’s HealthKit has mostly collected fitness data from its devices. In the future, if the company gets its way, the software will interpret that information, turning it into advice for users, doctors and others. Scores of health-care experts hired by Apple in recent years are building improved electronic health record software that can better analyze and understand the implications of patient data, according to people familiar with the team’s plans. The iPhone maker is also working on new apps for the Apple Watch. One helps users track sleep…

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Online Tool to Help you with Your Dietary Habits

In a first, a green body today launched an online interactive tool aimed at helping users to improve their food and dietary habits by generating a personal diet report based on their consumption patterns. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) launched ‘Know Your Diet’ which is available in English and Hindi and would benefit anyone of nine years or above who can access it from computers, smart phones or tablets. CSE said the Hindi version of the tool is known as ‘ApnaAhaar Janein’. “India needs a clear policy to promote…

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FBI chief Defends buy of iPhone Hacking tool

FBI Director James B. Comey said Wednesday that the bureau did not purposely keep away from a central authority manner for determining whether or not it should percentage with Apple the way it cracked a terrorist’s iPhone. In March, the FBI purchased a tool that exploited an Apple software flaw to hack into the smartphone of a shooter from the attack last 12 months in San Bernardino, California. Many observers expected the bureau to publish the method to a exceedingly new government technique for figuring out whilst to percentage software…

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