Even short-term ‘vaping’ can cause inflammation: Study

New York, Oct 17 : E-cigarette use has risen at concerning levels among both smokers and non-smokers and now researchers from the Ohio State University have found that even short-term vaping could cause cellular inflammation in never-smoker adults. Using a procedure called bronchoscopy to test for inflammation and smoking-related effects, researchers reported a measurable increase […]

Frequent drinking more harmful than binges: Study

Seoul, Oct 17 : Alcohol lovers, take a note. Drinking small amounts of alcohol frequently is linked with a higher likelihood of atrial fibrillation than binge drinking, says a new study. Atrial fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm disorder and raises the risk of stroke by five-fold. Symptoms include palpitations, racing or irregular pulse, […]

Smart speaker tracks baby’s breathing using white noise

Washington, Oct 16 : Researchers, including one of Indian-origin from Washington University, have developed a new smart speaker skill that lets a device use white noise to both soothe sleeping babies and monitor their breathing and movement. White noise is a combination of different sound frequencies, which makes a seemingly random soothing sound that can […]