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AT every turn of the century, there will always be ground-breaking innovation that changes the landscape of civilisation. The profound changes while it starts small, will creep silently into our everyday life making it an eventual norm.
SINGAPORE (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): Three National University of Singapore students who invented a glaucoma screening device have beaten more than 2,000 entries from around the world to win the international James Dyson Award this year.
PETALING JAYA: Most people who died from Covid-19 in Malaysia suffered from diabetes and hypertension, says the Health Ministry.
The risk of dying from Covid-19 for people with diabetes is 2.5 times higher than non-diabetics. It doesn’t help that one in five people in Malaysia live with the ‘sweet’ disease, and experts are urging people to get checked early.
TOKYO (The Straits Times/Asia News Network): A man was arrested on Saturday (Nov 6) for wielding an awl on a Tokyo subway train, just six days after a horrific Halloween attack on another train service left 17 injured and forced commuters to squeeze out of windows to flee.
PETALING JAYA: Medical practitioners and members of the public have been warned against using Ivermectin to treat Covid-19 following a clinical study that confirmed its ineffectiveness against the illness.
The black and white drama is written and directed by Muzzamer Rahman.
Having one infection is bad enough, but getting two, either together or one after the other, is much worse.
A new glaucoma rapid screening test technique powered by AI could cut the test from 30-minutes to just 10 seconds, based on research led by RMIT University.
While wearing spectacles can correct nearsightedness, the abnormal development of your eyeball remains uncured.