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Delaying launch of Touch controller seems not to be smart move for Oculus

Delaying launch of Touch controller seems not to be smart move for Oculus

The Oculus Rift did not receive the launch as it was expected. It is now being speculated that launching Rift without Touch controllers was not a smart move. Now, Oculus CEO Brendan Iribe has announced that the controllers will be available in fourth quarter.

Iribe said that the Oculus team was quite occupied with the pre-orders. Experts said that the Touch release has been delayed to the second half of 2016, but people continue to wait for the Touch controllers.

Pfizer’s pneumonia vaccine gets extended approval

Pfizer’s pneumonia vaccine gets extended approval

Pfizer announced Tuesday that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has expanded the use of its pneumonia vaccine named Prevnar 13. With the new approval, the vaccine can be used in infants, young children and adults who are 18 years old and above.

The vaccine provides protection against 13 strains of the streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, which lead to pneumonia and other diseases. Earlier, the vaccine has been approved to be used in children aged between six and 17 years old and adults who are 50 years old.

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Cycling on regular basis lowers type-2-diabetes risk

Cycling on regular basis lowers type-2-diabetes risk

A new Danish study has found that those who cycle on regular basis are at lower risk to be diagnosed with type-2-diabetes. Even if a person has started cycling late in his/her life, the benefits are being witnessed.

Study researchers have unveiled that people who took up habitual cycling were at 20% lower risk for diabetes than non-cyclists. The researchers have also unveiled that cycling can also lessen the risk of many chronic diseases in all age groups.

FDA permits Juno to resume testing potential leukemia treatment

FDA permits Juno to resume testing potential leukemia treatment

A rise was witnessed in the shares of Juno Therapeutics after the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) allowed the company to resume a drug trial of a potential leukemia treatment. The therapy was temporarily stopped after two patient deaths.

On Tuesday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has given permission to Juno Therapeutics to resume the trials for its potential leukemia treatment. The trial was temporarily stopped after the therapy was linked with two patient deaths.

Warm body temperature means better immune repose to cold virus

Warm body temperature means better immune repose to cold virus

A research finding suggests warm body temperature works against spread of common cold virus. The finding could suggest new ways of dealing with problem of common cold. It was published in the Proceedings of The National Academy of Science.

The study was conducted by Yale researchers who were led by immunology professor Akiko Iwasaki, also an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. They analyzed human airways cells that make little interferons, key immune system, proteins, when responding to cold virus.

Tesla Crash could Boost Self-Driving Vehicle Startups’ Valuation

Tesla Crash Might Boost Self-Driving Vehicle Startups’ Valuation

The first reported death in a semi-automated car led to the possibility of accelerated implementation to more advanced sensitive technology to ensure that vehicles can see and self-operate themselves with higher safety levels. This expectation is likely to boost the demand for the innovative independent vehicle technology industry, according to investors and analysts.

Donald Trump is the only presidential candidate to contend climate change as hoax

Donald Trump is the only presidential candidate to contend climate change as hoax

A study suggested that in case Donald Trump gets elected as the US president, he would be the only head of state worldwide to challenge that climate change is a hoax. The Sierra Club collected public statements from the leaders of the 195 countries recognized by the State Department.

An advance copy of the report of the group that will release on Tuesday has been provided to The Associated Press.

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