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Radiation from your mobile phone may affect your memory, a worrying new study has revealed.

The Global Findex database is the world's most comprehensive set of data on how people make payments, save money, borrow and manage risk.

It can turn glass, plastic and timber into commercial materials and other products

Health programmes that are using mobile phones to improve maternal health in rural India are examined. Presented by its promoters as a universal, accessible and “smart” empowering technology, how mobile devices transform gender inequalities on the ground is analysed. By using empirical data collected on a global mHealth programme deployed in Bihar, how mHealth devices negate the multifactorial dimension of gender and health inequalities is explained, and also how these devices can reinforce inequalities on the ground is examined.

There is limited experience in India of using mobile phones for sexual and reproductive health services, including family planning, in rural areas where service coverage is still insufficient and accurate information is lacking. Information and integral support can be provided by leveraging mobile health (mHealth) services, but issues of privacy and gender sensitivity are crucial for its success.

85% of emissions impact comes from their production

Mobile technologies could help to improve service delivery to smallholder farmers, but whether such services are fulfilling their potential remains poorly understood. To address this gap, this article presents an exploratory literature review regarding the impact of mobile phone-enabled services on farmers in developing countries. The review highlights a dearth of empirical evidence in this area. Findings suggest that farmers benefited through improvements in production planning, management of weather-related risks, and greater ease in receiving money.

DONA PAULA: Taking a dig at those opposing mobile towers on the issue of radiation, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar countered saying that those opposing towers are moving with the mobile, which in

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, on Tuesday said it never claimed that mobile phones cause cancer.

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