Rick Loomis/Getty Images President Donald Trump has made the reduction of the US trade deficit one of the key measures of success in his trade fights with China, the European Union, and Canada. According to new data, the US trade deficit is growing, despite Trump’s tariffs. The deficits between the US and Trump’s main trade […]
High blood pressure is diagnosed through repeated measurements over the course of several days. These are taken using machines wrapped around the wrist or arm, among others. However, one machine could be better than another. “Don’t use the wrist monitor as they’re pretty unreliable,” said Graham MacGregor, Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine at Queen Mary University, […]
HIGH blood pressure is diagnosed if someone repeatedly has a reading above 140/90 mmHg. It can be measured by several different machines which are usually placed either on the wrist or upper arm. However, one machine may be better than another.
Diabetes type 1 sufferers need to control blood sugar levels to avoid complications. The condition is caused by the immune system attacking the pancreas, stopping it producing insulin and removing the body’s ability to control blood sugar. Symptoms of the condition include extreme thirst, hunger and unexplained weight loss. If blood sugar levels get too […]
DIABETES type 1 sufferers need to measure their blood sugar regularly to help maintain levels. This means they avoid them falling too low or becoming too high, which can lead to complications. Check blood sugar levels at these six times.
Diabetes type 1 and type 2 occur due to problems with the hormone insulin, meaning the body can’t maintain its blood sugar levels. Symptoms of the condition include an increased thirst and hunger, and needing the toilet more regularly. Diabetics need to monitor their blood sugar levels regularly to avoid having high blood sugar. If […]
XX Republicans joined with Democrats to pass a resolution that would restore the Obama-era rules against blocking or throttling lawful content. https://media.wired.com/photos/5afb7caed766e66bd3ee2ec7/master/pass/FCC-Vote-923477142.jpg
PAINFUL finger-prick blood sugar tests could become a thing of the past after British scientists developed a skin test to measure glucose levels in sweat. The adhesive patch measures blood sugar without piercing the skin by drawing glucose from fluid between cells across hair follicles.
It is not possible to quantify the disparity between rich and poor by focusing solely on income. In order to effectively calculate the scale of inequality, factors such as tax, education, and healthcare opportunities need to be taken into account. Reportedly, in 2013 the wealthiest 5% of American households held 62.5% of all assets in the […]
This week, I wrote three different stories that touched on different ways to measure tech progress outside of Silicon Valley: how to talk about startup hubs without referring to them as “the next Silicon Valley,” overlooked cities becoming tech centers, and Heartland tech startups to watch. As I mentioned, the biggest challenge in tracking the progress of […]