Abnormal blood pressure levels while sleeping increase risk of heart disease, stroke

People who experience high blood pressure while sleeping are more likely to experience future cardiovascular disease especially heart failure, even when their daytime blood pressure is within normal ranges, according to new research published today in the American Heart Association’s flagship journal Circulation. Health care professionals typically use in-office and daytime blood pressure measurements to […]

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Amazon tells India regulator its partner Future Retail is misleading public

Amazon.com Inc AMZN.O has complained to India’s market regulator that its local partner Future Retail Ltd FRTL.NS misled shareholders by incorrectly saying it was complying with its contractual obligations to the U.S. e-commerce giant. Amazon is locked in a bitter legal dispute with Future Group, which in August sold its retail assets to Mukesh Ambani-led […]

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Facebook moderators in Dublin reportedly forced to work in office despite lockdown

Facebook moderators working as independent contractors in Dublin say they’re required to work in the office, despite a new nationwide lockdown across Ireland, The Guardian reports. The moderators, employed by contractor CPL, say they were told they’re considered essential workers and therefore not bound by Ireland’s Level 5 restrictions, which require people to work at […]

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Underlying design mechanism and morphology of humanized bone probed

A team of biomedical engineers from Australia and Germany studied how human and mouse cells communicate with each other and found that this humanized tissue is physiologically integrated into single functional bone tissue which retains species-specific ultrastructural differences. QUT Distinguished Professor Dietmar W Hutmacher, from QUT/IHBI said the multiscale analysis, carried out by the team […]

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