Author: Shivendra Singh

About 14% of cerebral palsy cases may be tied to brain wiring genes

About 14% of cerebral palsy cases may be tied to brain wiring genes

Researchers confirm that about 14% of all cases of cerebral palsy, a disabling brain disorder for which there are no cures, may be linked to a patient’s genes and suggest that many of those genes control how brain circuits become wired during early development. The results led to recommended changes in the treatment of at least three patients, highlighting the importance of understanding the role genes play in the disorder. …read more

Genetic testing cost effective for newly diagnosed GIST

Genetic testing cost effective for newly diagnosed GIST

Researchers reported that genetic testing is cost-effective and beneficial for newly diagnosed patients with metastatic gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GIST), a rare type of cancer. …read more

Bihar Assembly Election 2020: Why is LJP president Chirag Paswan bargaining so hard this time

There is no consensus on seat sharing in Nitish Kumar-led NDA. LJP chief Chirag Paswan has said that he can go alone if his demand of 42 seats is not fulfilled. However, the LJP is likely to get only 25 to 30 seats in the NDA as BJP and JDU are said to have agreed on the 100-104 formula. Now the question arises will Chirag be able to take forward the political legacy of his father Ram Vilas Paswan, if he opts out of NDA? …read more

Samsung’s latest rugged tablet is designed to stand the test of time

The tablet is designed to be usable even when you’re wearing gloves. | Image: Samsung

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab Active 3 is a new rugged tablet designed for tough environments, the company announced today. Alongside more typical features like an IP68 rating for dust and water resistance, the tablet can survive drops of up to 1.5 meters. It’s also backed by Samsung’s promise to support “up to three generations of Android OS upgrades.”

Like last year’s Galaxy Tab Active Pro, the Tab Active 3 has a couple of optimizations to make it easier to use with gloves. Its navigation buttons are physical rather than touch-sensitive, and Samsung says there’s an option in the settings to make the tablet usable while wearing “thin work gloves.” Its S Pen is also IP68 certified, so it should be able to put up with water and dust like the…

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