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Facebook reportedly planning on launching a Portal TV streaming device

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San Francisco: Social-media giant Facebook is reportedly working on a streaming device, like Amazon’s Fire Stick, which would plug into a TV to offer access to online content.

The new streaming hardware will be part of the company’s Portal family of devices, featuring a camera, combining video chatting with TV viewing and Augmented Reality (AR), variety.com reported on Friday.

The company recently approached Netflix, Disney and HBO about adding their content to its hardware. In addition, Facebook is set to launch an updated version of its video chat device ‘Portal’ later this year.

Andrew Bosworth, Vice President of Facebook’s AR and Virtual Reality (VR) has also confirmed that the company has a lot more to unveil “later this fall” related to Portal.

Portal was launched in November 2018. While the smaller device was priced at $199 (Dh730), the larger “Portal Plus” was made available for $349 with a 10-inch display and 15-inch display, respectively.

The smart camera-enabled device is also powered by Amazon’s voice assistant Alexa and comes with front cameras.

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Cigarette habit will make you suffer from this deadly disease

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In today’s changing lifestyle, people become latches of many things. Sometimes we continue to consume something without thinking anything, but slowly that thing starts making our body sick. One such addiction is cigarette. Cigarettes are very harmful for our health. Everyone knows this, but still continues to consume cigarettes.

Bladder cancer is found in both men and women. Cigarette smokers (active and passive) have a higher risk of bladder cancer. The cigarette causes the bladder cells to deteriorate due to which the infection starts spreading in it. When the infection spreads, the person starts having problems related to urine.

Know what is bladder cancer

Due to the formation of tumor in the bladder, the flesh is penetrated on the euro thallium layer of the blade. Due to which blood starts coming in urine. Sometimes, in some severe cases, a blood clot also accumulates in the urine, which is called hemechuria. Due to bleeding or blood clotting, it begins to spread outside the urine bag along with the spread of urine and kidney tube called medically invasive bladder tumor.

Symptoms

In the case of bladder cancer, blood or blood clots start to form in the urine, there is a complaint of irritation in the urine, there is a lot of pain while urin, unbearable pain in the back and pelvic.

inspection

After the problem of bleeding in urine, the patient is first examined for ultrasound to find out the size of the bladder. Treatment is decided by performing a CT scan to see the size of the tumor spread on the bladder.

treatment

The bladder tumors are cut and removed through a cystoscope using the transurethral resection of bladder (TURBT) technique. After this, chemotherapy and radiotherapy of the patient. Tumor biopsies are also performed to determine the cancer stage. In cases where the tumor has badly clogged the bladder, the urine sac is removed by the open radical cystectomy technique.

This disease can return again

If the bladder tumor is operated upon, it will not necessarily be completely correct. It can recur in up to 25 percent of patients. The medicine (immunotherapy) is put in the patient’s urine bag for protection.

Chemical threatens

Those working in chemical factories are also at risk of bladder cancer. People associated with rubber, leather, dye, paint and printing have this disease.

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