Anti-snoring gadget may help Alzheimer’s patients’ cognition

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The idea is that it promotes deep sleep which is vital to clearing waste from the brain. Researchers have been taking a closer look at the potential benefits of an anti-snoring gadget on potential cognitive improvements in Alzheimer’s patients. The device promotes better sleep which makes it easier to clean out the glymphatic system. The anti-snoring gadget benefits focus primarily on improved deep sleep. During that phase, the brain flushes away built-up waste through the glymphatic system’s channel network. Among those waste products include alpha-synuclein and beta-amyloid, which are toxic…

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Bitly acquires its first company with QR code firm Egoditor

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The link management business announced that it was acquiring the German barcode generator. Bitly, the popular link management brand has announced that it has made its first acquisition in the form of Egoditor GmbH, a QR Code Generator company based in Germany. The transaction terms were not disclosed by the time of the writing of this article. Bitly CEO Toby Gabriner had pointed out that the acquisition of the QR Code Generator company was cash and stock. He also shared that when the deal officially closed, it would combine the…

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Smart bandage could help patients with chronic wounds with remote monitoring

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Singapore is testing the device and associated app to help reduce unnecessary doctor visits. Singaporean researchers have developed a smart bandage that makes it possible for chronic wound patients to consistently monitor their wounds on an app using a smartphone. The device has the potential to cut down on visits to a doctor, saving time and money. A National University of Singapore research team created the wearable sensor smart bandage. It is a clear adhesive strip that is applied over the wound and is able to track the healing process.…

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Living robots are now able to reproduce, say US scientists

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The Xenobots are able to achieve reproduction and do so in a way that animals and plants do not. The American scientists behind Xenobots, the first living robots, have announced that these synthetic life forms are now able to reproduce. Moreover, they do it in a way that is not seen in either plants or animals. The Xenobots were created out of African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis) stem cells. The living robots are under one millimeter (0.04 inches) wide. They look like small blobs and were initially unveiled in 2020…

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iPhone is now the largest smartphone brand in China

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Apple’s smartphone has become the top selling phone in the most populated country in the world. The sale of Apple’s iPhone rose by 46 percent month over month in China during October 2021, making it the largest smartphone brand in the country. This is a substantial achievement for Apple, as China is a highly competitive market with a massive population. Apple had already been in the lead for global smartphone profits, according to Counterpoint Research, which announced the company’s position as the largest smartphone brand in China. At the same…

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