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Samsung introduces smartwatch blood pressure measurement in South Korea

Samsung has released its Health Monitor app in South Korea, which enables blood pressure measurement for the Galaxy Watch Active 2 smartwatch. The rollout is slightly ahead of schedule. Samsung previously announced that the app would be released in the third quarter of this year after approval by the South Korean Ministry of Food and Drug Safety in April. The …

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Apple Watch 6 rumors offer hope for sleep tracking, blood oxygen sensor, and more

A new leak claims that Apple Watch 6 is launched with a long-awaited feature, sleep tracking, and several other benefits that expand the ability to monitor health status. And luckily a longer battery life. The leak was released with the kind permission of YouTuber Nikias Molina, who tweeted five Apple Watch Series 6 features, including the above-mentioned sleep tracking and …

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Biologists are inventing a new way to fight viruses with llama blood and molecular superglue. Science

-> Researchers have shown that small antibodies can prevent the Rift Valley fever virus (top) from entering cells. LAGUNA DESIGN / science source By Mitch LeslieCan. 1, 2020, 6:40 p.m. For more than 20 years, researchers have had limited success in developing antibodies for new treatments for bacterial and viral infections. Now a team of scientists has developed a new …

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Rub some dirt on it? Soil plays a key role in blood clotting and could save lives, as studies show – RT World News

Although cleaning all the dirt from a wound has been common for centuries, the presence of soil silicates – literally dirt – triggers blood clotting, a new study says, which has life-saving effects on trauma patients. Soil silicates that get into a wound activate a blood protein that starts the clotting process in land mammals. This emerges from a study …

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Samsung’s blood pressure measurement on smartwatches is still a long way off

The Samsung Galaxy Watch Active 2 has taken another big step towards blood pressure monitoring. This feature has been promising for Samsung since the original Galaxy Watch Active was released in 2019. This week, the Samsung Health Monitor app received regulatory approval from the South Korean Ministry of Food and Nutrition Drug Safety (MFDS), the first government agency to do …

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“Tommy Boy” and “First Blood” Star die at 81 – Variety

Brian Dennehy, the winner of two Tony’s in a career that included films like “Tommy Boy”, “First Blood” and “Cocoon”, as well as television, died Wednesday night in New Haven, Conn. He was 81 years old. “With a heavy heart, we announce that our father Brian died last night for natural reasons, not for Covid reasons. Bigger than life, generous …

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NASA study shows that weightlessness affects the blood flow of astronauts

When people come to visit distant worlds, including Mars, it is important to understand the effects of longer space travel on the mental and physical health of astronauts. Some effects, such as the loss of muscle mass and brittle bones that occur when the astronauts are not under gravity, are known. However, there are other unknown adverse effects of microgravity …

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