HIV used to cure ‘bubble boy’ disease

Image copyright Courtesy of St Jude Children’s Research hospital Image caption Gael, a patient at St Jude Children’s research hospital who received treatment, with his mother US scientists say they used HIV to make a gene therapy that cured eight infants of severe combined immunodeficiency, or “bubble boy” disease. Results of the research, developed at a Tennessee hospital, were published …

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Pig brains partially revived four hours after death

Image copyright Getty Images US scientists have partially revived pig brains four hours after the animals were slaughtered. The findings could fuel debate about the barrier between life and death, and provide a new way of researching diseases like Alzheimer’s. The study showed the death of brain cells could be halted and even restored some connections in the brain. However, …

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Salon opens ‘safe space’ for breastfeeding mums in Dereham

A beauty salon owner has invited mums to use her business as a place to breastfeed their babies, after her sister was made to feel “uncomfortable” doing it in public. Kay Willmott, who runs Elle Belle’s Beauty Studio in Dereham, Norfolk, said: “You’ve got no control over when your child needs to feed, and you shouldn’t need to feel you’re …

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Ipswich murder-suicide: Crisis team ‘missed opportunity’

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Thomas and Katherine Kemp were found dead in Ipswich on 6 August A mental health trust has been criticised for failing to prevent a patient killing his wife and then taking his own life. Thomas and Katherine Kemp were found dead in Ipswich on 6 August. An inquest heard Mrs Kemp, 31, was found with …

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Mother of 14-year-old who killed herself at the Priory speaks out

Amy El-Keria was a patient at Ticehurst House Psychiatric Hospital, which has been fined £300,000 over her death in 2012. In 2016, an inquest found her death may have been prevented if she had received proper care at the hospital in East Sussex. She was found hanged in her room. Priory Healthcare has admitted breaching health and safety law and …

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Samsung Galaxy A60, Galaxy A40s With Triple Rear Cameras, 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage Launched: Price, Specifications

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy A60 and Galaxy A40s smartphones in China. The new Samsung Galaxy A-series phones have debuted alongside the Galaxy A80 and Galaxy A70 that both were recently announced for the global markets. The Samsung Galaxy A60 sports an Infinity-O Display panel with a punch-hole design, whereas the Galaxy A40s comes with an Infinity-U Display panel. Both …

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4.7-Inch iPhone With LCD Screen, A13 Chip Rumoured to Launch in March 2020

The 4.7-inch iPhone will reportedly have 128GB of internal storage Apple is reportedly planning to launch a new 4.7-inch iPhone that will be based on the iPhone 8’s design and will feature an LCD display. The device is tipped to arrive in March 2020 and will reportedly be powered by the in-house A13 chip, which is also expected to be …

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Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), Galaxy A8 (2018), Galaxy J5 Prime Start Receiving April Security Update: Report

Samsung software updates are rolling out over-the-air (OTA) Samsung has reportedly begun the rollout of new software updates for a trio of its smartphones which bring the April Android security patch. The South Korean consumer electronics giant has released updates for the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017), Samsung Galaxy A8 (2018), and the Samsung Galaxy J5 Prime phones. However, the update …

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Google Testing a Play Store Budgeting Feature to Help Check App Spending

Google is now reportedly rolling out a new budgeting feature within the Play Store. This feature essentially allows users to set a cap on app-related expenses on their phones and prevent the occasional over indulging. The tech giant is rolling out this new budgeting feature in a staged manner for testing, and will roll it out to all users soon. …

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Redmi Y3 Listed on Amazon India Ahead of Launch

Redmi Y3 is all set to launch in India on April 24. The smartphone is now being teased on Amazon.in via a dedicated page on the e-commerce site. There’s also a ‘Notify Me’ button that is live on the page taking registrations of interest. This confirms that the Redmi Y3 will be available on Amazon.in when it launches. The phone …

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Sound One X60 Review | NDTV Gadgets360.com

These days, Rs. 2,000 is enough money to buy a pair of wireless headphones or earphones. While products from top brands will usually cost a fair bit more than that, there are plenty of smaller ones that are hoping to make an impact on the segment with competitive pricing. One such brand is Sound One, which has a wide variety …

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Global IT Spending to Touch $3.79 Trillion in 2019, Says Gartner

Global IT spending is projected to total $3.79 trillion (roughly Rs. 2,63,00,000 crores) in 2019, an increase of 1.1 percent from 2018, the latest forecast by Gartner said on Wednesday. The data centre systems segment will experience the largest decline in 2019 with a decrease of 2.8 percent primarily due to expected lower average selling prices (ASPs) in the server market …

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Apple-Qualcomm Settlement Paves Way for Huawei Dispute: Analysts

Qualcomm’s surprise settlement of a prolonged legal fight with Apple paves the way for the chipmaker to resolve a similar dispute with China’s Huawei Technologies, ahead of the launch of 5G phones, several analysts said. Shares of Qualcomm, which closed up 23 percent on Tuesday, rose another 10 percent in premarket trade on Wednesday after it signed a six-year patent license …

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