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Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens’ brains: study

Researchers have found "different patterns" in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from the $300 million National Institute of Health (NIH) study is showing that those nine and 10-year-old kids spending more than seven hours a day using such devices show signs of premature thinning of the cortex, the brain's outermost layer that processes sensory information. "We don't know if it's being…

Explosive device thrown into US embassy compound in Montenegro

PODGORICA: A suicide attacker blew himself up after throwing an explosive device into the US embassy compound in Podgorica, the Montenegrin government said Thursday. Authorities in Podgorica have not released any theories as to the motive for the early morning attack in Montenegro, which recently joined NATO. "In front of the @USEmbassyMNE building in #Podgorica, #Montenegro an unknown person committed suicide with an explosive device. Immediately before, that person threw an explosive device," the government tweeted,…

Parents can now monitor their baby’s movement through an app

Modern-day parents who juggle a world of responsibilities and careers, along with trying to raise a happy, healthy baby can rejoice can look beyond baby monitors and toys. Raybaby is the world's first and only non-contact sleep and breathing tracker that detects a baby's movements and transmits them on to an app on the parent's phone. The project supported by Johnson & Johnson Innovation and HAX as part of the Joint Consumer Health Device Accelerator Program. Raybaby is a contactless device to help parents to…

A wireless device to stop snoring

SAN FRANCISCO: Snoring - hundreds of millions suffer from it and countless millions more won't even admit they do it. A startup technology company say they have developed a wireless solution to keep the annoying and often loud noise in check.