“Blood and Oil” coauthors on Mohammed bin Salman and the future of Saudi Arabia

In this episode of Intelligence Matters, host Michael Morell interviews Bradley Hope and Justin Scheck, reporters for The Wall Street Journal and co-authors of Blood and Oil: Mohammed bin Salman’s Ruthless Quest for Global Power, about the leadership style and strategic decision-making of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS). Hope and Scheck offer their assessment of the “dichotomy” of MBS, explaining how he has behaved as both a great reformer and ruthless dictator. They also discuss his likely awareness of the murder of dissident Jamal Khashoggi, his views on political reform, and attempts to diversify the Saudi economy.

Highlights: 

  • On bin Salman’s reaction to Killing of Jamal Khashoggi; JUSTIN SCHECK: “I think he was very surprised by the outrage and by the fact that people in these other countries that he considers as important were going to harp so much on the death of one Saudi citizen.
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Safe Blood for All! Launch of Blood.live by Bharath HealthCare P LIMITED, HealthTech division of Kotii Group of Technology Ventures R&D

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], 8 October (ANI/Connect360PR): Bharath HealthCare P LIMITED, HealthTech division of Kotii Group launched BLOOD.live – A Real-time lifesaving platform with a core purpose of empowering crores of people across the world to save lives of family, friends, people around us who are fighting for life in the need of blood in real-time.

Blood.live app which is available free of cost on both Android and iOS platforms enables us to raise a need of blood anytime anywhere in India and across the world. This technologically sophisticated platform is made easy for people to use like any other real-time platforms such as OLA, Uber where you share your necessity of blood, location and needed details.

Blood.live is empowered by Mirracle Artificial Intelligence Engine – home grown HealthTech innovation of Bharath HealthCare bringing in the unique innovations such as Safe Blood for All, Blood Network, Boost Request, Golden Hour, Verified

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Flexible and biodegradable electronic blood vessels

Flexible and biodegradable electronic blood vessels
A flexible and biodegradable electronic blood vessel. Credit: Xingyu Jiang et al.

Researchers in China and Switzerland have developed electronic blood vessels that can be actively tuned to address subtle changes in the body after implantation. The blood vessels—made of a metal-polymer conductor membrane that’s flexible and biodegradable—mimic natural blood vessels, were conductive in in vitro experiments, and were able to effectively replace key arteries in rabbits. The research, published October 1 in the journal Matter, could overcome the limitations of conventional tissue engineered blood vessels (TEBVs), which serve as passive scaffolds, by coordinating with other electronic devices to deliver genetic material, enable controlled drug release, and facilitate the formation of new endothelial blood vessel tissue.

“We take the natural blood vessel-mimicking structure and go beyond it by integrating more comprehensive electrical functions that are able to provide further treatments, such as gene therapy and electrical stimulation,” says lead

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Apple Watch 6’s blood oxygen sensor is unreliable and misleading

An Apple oxygen check a day will not keep the doctor away, at least not yet. The way consumer tech companies are marketing health capabilities is getting ahead of what their gadgets can actually, reliably do. That’s a dangerous trend, and it jeopardizes the potential positive effect that collecting body data could have on our health.

And it’s particularly deceptive at a time when many people are looking to health monitors for any clue that they may have covid-19, the illness caused by the novel coronavirus.

For the past week, I’ve been wearing a smartwatch on each wrist, all day and all night long. On the right I have the Apple Watch Series 6, and on the left I wear the new $330 Fitbit Sense, which went on sale this week.

There are many reasons that people buy wearable gadgets. I wear an Apple Watch for fitness motivation and to

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Amazfit Band 5 Launched with Blood Oxygen Saturation, 15-day Battery Life[1] at 44.9USD[2] on Sept. 21st, and Amazon Alexa Built-in[3] Coming Soon

A Band of Thorough and Science-based Personal Health Management[4]

The category of wearable band normally was considered as basic device at low price. But Amazfit Band 5 makes the “band” category upgraded, especially the personal health management.

  • The precise BioTracker™ 2: Although Amazfit is not a medical device but it shipped with the newest generation PPG optical sensor, Huami BioTracker™ 2nd, providing high-precision 24/7 continuous heart rate measurement with resting heart rate, heart rate zones and high heart rate alert which is the most versatile and precise biosensor ever developed by Huami.
  • The advanced OxygenBeatsTM enables Amazfit Band 5 for Blood Oxygen Saturation measurement, powered by Huami self-developed oxygen data AI engine. Compared with the results of professional oxygen analyzers, the average error of OxygenBeatsTM  is only 1.67%[5] reflecting accuracy superior to that of most wearable wrist devices for blood oxygen detection.
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