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Acetaminophen helps in alleviating postoperative shivering
Washington D.C [USA] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A new study suggests that postoperative shivering can be reduced by acetaminophen. ... read..


Vaping may trigger deadly lung disease like smoking: Study
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Beware, vaping can be as bad as cigarettes, as it can cause the similar deadly lung diseases, warns a study. ... read..


WHO removes Robert Mugabe as Goodwill Ambassador
United Nations | Sunday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Sunday announced that Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's appointment as its Goodwill Ambassador has been cancelled. ... read..


Overestimating postoperative pain may cause anxiety
New York | Sunday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
Overestimating the anticipated amount of pain patients experience following surgery can cause unnecessary anxiety in them, researchers have warned. ... read..


Toxic lead found in raw food items in Kolkata
Kolkata | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
The presence of a high concentration of lead has been detected in raw food items such as polished rice and fish, sold in city markets, says a team of Indian scientists. ... read..


Diabetics at risk of postoperative cognitive issues
London | Sunday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Researchers have found that older patients with diabetes may be at a higher risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) than those who are not diabetic. ... read..


Ketamine may treat migraine unresponsive to other therapies
New York | Sunday, 2017 5:45:04 PM IST
Researchers have found that Ketamine -- a medication commonly used for pain relief and increasingly used for depression -- may help alleviate migraine pain in patients who have not been helped by other treatments. ... read..


Parents' alcohol use linked to teenage dating violence
New York | Sunday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Parents addicted to alcohol may increase the risk for dating violence among teenagers, according to a study. ... read..


Suicide molecules may help combat cancer: Study
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of researchers has recently found a "suicide molecule" that forces tumours to self-destruct and trigger a fail-safe mechanism that may protect us from cancer. ... read..


Pradhan flags off BSF half marathon in Odisha
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said the "Run for Martyrs" half marathon organised by the Border Security Force (BSF) is a unique way to pay a rich tribute to the martyrs. ... read..


Older diabetic patients at greater risk of cognitive issues after surgery
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
According to a new study, diabetes boosts risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) especially in seniors. ... read..


Inadequate physical activity may boost genetic risk of obesity
London | Sunday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Researchers have found that low levels of physical activity and inefficient sleep patterns may intensify the effects of genetic risk factors for obesity. ... read..


Incision length associated with pain post cesarean delivery
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The pain inflicted by women after cesarean delivery may depend on the length of the incision, a new study suggests. ... read..


`Overestimating` postoperative pain causes anxiety in patients
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Patients often tend to overestimate postoperative pain as they underestimate the effect of anesthesia, a study finds. ... read..


Oral sex ups men's risk of head and neck cancer
New York | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
Smoking and having oral sex with multiple partners may put men at increased risk of developing a type of head and neck cancer that is triggered by exposure to the human papilloma virus, known as HPV-related oropharyngeal cancer, warns a new study. ... read..


Poor sleep, physical inactivity up risk of obesity
Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Obesity is a disease characterised by excessive body fat. People, who are medically obese, usually are affected by behaviour, genetic and environmental factors that are difficult to control with dieting. ... read..


Want a better night's sleep? Be more outgoing
London [U.K.] | October 22, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
If you are one of those who are prone to nightmares or fighting a battle with insomnia, then we have some important news for you. ... read..


Robert Mugabe named goodwill ambassador by WHO
United Nations | Saturday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The World Health Organization (WHO) has appointed Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador to help tackle non-communicable diseases. ... read..


Himachal minister Stokes hospitalised
Shimla | Saturday, 2017 8:15:04 PM IST
Himachal Pradesh Irrigation and Public Health Minister Vidya Stokes was admitted to Fortis Hospital in Punjab's Mohali town on Saturday after she suffered respiratory problem, but her condition is stable, a doctor said. ... read..


Kovind, Modi call up Naidu to enquire about health
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 7:15:04 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday spoke over phone with Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu and enquired about his well being after his angioplasty procedure, an official statement said. ... read..


Delayed word processing may predict Alzheimer's risk
London | Saturday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Do you often find yourself struggling to read words? If yes, you may be at greater risk of Alzheimer's as researchers have found that people with mild memory problems who show a delayed brain response to processing the written word may be at an increased ... read..


Vapes as injurious as cigarettes
Washington D.C [USA] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A new research suggested that e-cigarettes appear to trigger unique immune responses as well as the same ones triggered by regular cigarettes. ... read..


Bowel disease to become more common in developing countries
Toronto | Saturday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
With increased industrialisation, countries in the developing countries will have to grapple with rising cases of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), scientists have warned. ... read..


Naidu undergoes angioplasty at AIIMS, discharged (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu underwent a successful angioplasty procedure at AIIMS and was discharged from the hospital on Saturday. ... read..


New vaccine raises hope of ending pneumonia
New York | Saturday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
An experimental vaccine that targets dozens of strains of the bacterium that causes pneumonia has the potential to significantly bring down the number of deaths due to the disease, a new study says. ... read..


Jharkhand starvation death: Victim's mother thrown out of village
Ranchi | Saturday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The mother of an 11-year-old girl, who allegedly died due to starvation on September 28, was on Saturday thrown out of her village in Jharkhand's Simdega district. ... read..


How obesity contributes to promotes breast cancer
Washington D.C [USA] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A new study revealed how obesity can contribute to promote breast cancer in women. ... read..


Dating violence in teenagers due to parents' alcohol abuse
Washington D.C [USA] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Alcoholic parents' can set the stage for teenage dating violence, a new study revealed. ... read..


Aspirin a day may keep liver cancer away
Washington D.C [USA] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Taking aspirin daily can reduce the risk of liver cancer, a new study suggested. ... read..


Excessive use of gadgets lead to sleep deprivation among teens
Washington D.C [USA] | October 21, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
We live in a world of technologies; we all know it has many downsides over the benefits. Now, a new study found that younger generations are sacrificing their sleep to spend more time on their phones and tablets. ... read..


Nearly 590,000 Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh threatened by diseases: UN
United Nations | Saturday, 2017 3:15:04 AM IST
Nearly 590,00 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to camps in Bangladesh and 320,00 refugee children among them are threatened by water-borne diseases and desperate living conditions, a UN spokesman said Friday. ... read..


VP Naidu undergoes angiography at AIIMS
New Delhi | Saturday, 2017 2:45:14 AM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Friday underwent angiography procedure at the All India Institute of a Medical Sciences, according to a senior cardiologist at the hospital. ... read..


India among worst hit as pollution gets deadlier than wars, AIDS
New Delhi | Friday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
An estimated nine million people died worldwide in 2015 due to diseases caused by pollution -- the biggest cause globally of all premature deaths -- more than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined and even more disastrous than all violence, with India a ... read..


Have mushroom-rich breakfast to maintain healthy weight
New York | Friday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Eating a mushroom-rich breakfast may result in less hunger and a greater feeling of fullness, thereby helping you avoid consuming extra calories later, new research suggests. ... read..


Peru approves medicinal use of marijuana
Lima | Friday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The Peruvian Congress has approved a bill that authorises the medicinal and therapeutic use of cannabis and its derivatives in the country. ... read..


Rheumatoid arthritis associated with increased risk of COPD
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Suffering from rheumatoid arthritis? It might put you at an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). ... read..


Coffee can reduce diabetes risk
Bengaluru | Friday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
The medicine that can delay your diabetes is right on your coffee table. ... read..


Checking for breast cancer: Breast self-examination
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Breast cancer is the commonest cancer seen in Indian women. It contributes to 32 % of women related cancers. 1 in 29 women in India have a life time risk of developing breast cancer. ... read..


Diet, exercise, early diagnosis: Key to tackle Osteoporosis
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Healthy diet, regular exercise and most importantly early diagnosis are key to tackle a debilitating musculoskeletal condition called Osteoporosis. ... read..


Clearing the myths about osteoporosis
New Delhi [India] | October 20, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
India is slowly falling prey to another silent disease, akin to hypertension and heart disease, which is detected only when tests indicate a decreased bone density. ... read..


Odisha Governor in hospital after chest pain
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2017 10:15:14 PM IST
Odisha Governor S.C. Jamir was on Thursday hospitalized after he complained of chest pain. ... read..


66% decline in child mortality rate but most new-born still die in India: UN report (Lead)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2017 10:15:14 PM IST
India has witnessed 66 per cent decline in the under-five mortality rate from 1990 to 2015 but most of the new-born deaths -- 24 per cent of all -- still occur in the country, according to a new UN report. ... read..


India among five countries responsible for 50% newborn deaths
New York | Thursday, 2017 10:15:09 PM IST
India is among the five countries -- Pakistan, Nigeria, Congo and Ethiopia being the others -- responsible for half of all new-born deaths in the world, according to a UN report. ... read..


Self-harm higher in teenage girls than boys
Washington D.C [USA] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Teenage girls are more likely to self-harm than boys, a new study suggests. ... read..


Indians consume less than 400 mg calcium a day: Report
New York | Thursday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
People in India, like some other countries in Asia-Pacific region including China, Indonesia and Vietnam, have very low calcium intake -- less than 400 mg a day, raising the risk of fractures and osteoporosis, according to a new review of the global calci ... read..


Environmental scientist Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize
Tokyo [Japan] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The world's most prestigious award for pioneers in environmental science was given to Hans Joachim Schellnhuber this week in Tokyo. ... read..


Alcohol may boost foreign language skills
London | Thursday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
Struggling to gain efficiency in foreign language? According to a study, drinking a pint of beer may help you learn the new tongue much better. ... read..


Living near woods may cut stress, make brain healthy
London | Thursday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
People who build their homes in the lap of mother nature may have a healthier brain and may be at lower risk of developing stress-related depression and anxiety disorders than those living near the urban green or wasteland, a research says. ... read..


Inflammation may train skin to heal faster, suggests study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In a recent research, the scientists found that stem cells help skin close recurring wounds faster. ... read..


Engineered proteins lower body weight in rats, primates
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | October 19, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
An engineered protein is a protein that has been produced as by scientists, through deliberate design. ... read..


Trump suggests he won't back bipartisan healthcare measure
Washington | Thursday, 2017 6:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump raised doubts on Wednesday about his support for a bipartisan initiative to restore the ObamaCare subsidies he suspended last week in exchange for states' getting greater flexibility regulating health insurance under the Affordab ... read..


European volunteers celebrate Diwali with plantation drive near Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
European volunteers of the not-for-profit Heartfulness Institute on Wednesday planted more than 500 saplings at Kanha Shantivanam near here to celebrate Diwali. ... read..


31 dead, over 14,500 dengue cases reported in Bengal
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 10:15:04 PM IST
The West Bengal government on Wednesday said as many as 31 people have died of dengue in the state while more than 14,500 have tested positive this year. ... read..


Now, a mobile phone-mounted device for quick malaria detection
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 9:45:04 PM IST
A mobile phone mounted with a super-cheap paper microscope can detect presence of malarial parasites in the blood in 10 seconds, says an Indian researchers' team, which has developed a system that archives data and maps real-time distribution of the disea ... read..


Minister orders central probe into Jharkhand girl's starvation death
Ranchi/Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
A central probe has been ordered into the starvation death of an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand, official sources said on Wednesday even as the opposition flayed the Raghubar Das government on the matter. ... read..


South Indian, NE fermented foods can address mineral deficiency
Kolkata | Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
South Indian foods based on fermentation and as well recipes from northeast India are excellent for absorption of minerals like zinc and iron and can address mineral deficiency, experts say. ... read..


Avoid make-up products, anti-acne creams during pregnancy
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2017 6:45:04 PM IST
Expectant mothers in their first trimester must not use any sort of cosmetics, cleaning agents and medicines to protect the fetal brain development from chemicals that can trigger autism and health of the baby. Stay away from make-up products like lipstic ... read..


Previously pregnant donor may up death risk in men
London | Wednesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
Men receiving blood transfusions may be at an increased risk of death if the donor is a woman who had been pregnant in the past, according to a study. ... read..


Novel compound found to suppress HIV effectively
New York | Wednesday, 2017 5:45:05 PM IST
Scientists have shown that a novel compound effectively suppresses production of HIV in chronically infected cells and prevents viral rebound. ... read..


Antiretroviral therapy for HIV may damage kids' brains
Johannesburg | Wednesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
HIV infection alters brain development in young children even when they adhere to antiretroviral treatment early in life, researchers say. ... read..


New drug discovered to treat bowel cancer
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Briton researchers have recently discovered a new drug target for bowel cancer that is specific to tumour cells and less toxic than conventional therapies to treat the disease. ... read..


High BP ups risk of heart valve disorder
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
You may have to exercise and take a proper diet daily; as high blood pressure from early life may increase the risk of developing most common heart valve disorder, particularly among older people, warns a recent study. ... read..


This pill may treat diabetes; help patients shed those extra kilos
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of researchers has recently created a new pill that can significantly improve the health of people with diabetes and help to shed those extra kilos from their waistlines. ... read..


Scientists reveal how bacteria develop antibiotic resistance
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A team of researchers has recently revealed more information about how some bacteria manage to resist antibiotics: genetics. ... read..


Here's how you can have a safe and healthy Diwali
Health | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Deepawali is one of the most celebrated festivals in the country, complete with firecrackers and bright lights this festival is commemorated on a monumental scale. ... read..


Stay healthy this festive season
New Delhi [India] | October 18, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The last three to four months of the year are replete with festivals in India. Festivals such as Dussehra and Diwali are known for joyous celebrations, often with choice delicacies. ... read..


HC tells striking sanitation workers to not obstruct others
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the striking sanitation workers of civic agencies not to obstruct other workers from discharging their duties such as cleaning garbage, saying it imperils the lives of citizens. ... read..


Gensets banned as Delhi cracks down on alarming air pollution (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
All diesel generators, except those in hospitals and Metro stations, were on Tuesday banned in Delhi, the Badarpur thermal power plant was shut and Delhites were told to put on masks as air quality in the capital crossed the dangerous red level ahead of D ... read..


This tool can better identify breast cancer risk
New York | Tuesday, 2017 7:45:04 PM IST
A machine learning tool can help identify which high-risk breast lesions are likely to become cancerous with 97 per cent accuracy, an advance that may help reduce unnecessary surgeries, a study has revealed. ... read..


Stress just as unhealthy as junk food
New York | Tuesday, 2017 6:15:04 PM IST
If you are reeling under work pressure, find ways to relax. Researchers have found that stress may be just as harmful to your body as a really bad diet. ... read..


Ovarian cancers originate in fallopian tubes: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2017 5:15:04 PM IST
Almost all ovarian cancers begin, not in the ovaries, but in the fallopian tubes attached to them, finds a study. ... read..


How seizures may lead to memory loss
New York | Tuesday, 2017 4:45:04 PM IST
Researchers have discovered a mechanism that can explain how even relatively infrequent seizures can lead to memory loss and other cognitive deficits, ... read..


Modi slams Congress for ignoring Indian heritage (Lead)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 4:15:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made a veiled attack on the Congress for turning its back on Indian heritage after Independence and warned that "nations that forget their heritage lose their identity". ... read..


India issues six more medical visas to Pakistanis
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
India has issued six more medical visas to Pakistani nationals seeking treatment, including two for bone marrow transplants and a five-year-old suffering from eye cancer. ... read..


100 fans stolen from MP hospital
Bhopal | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
At least 100 fans were stolen from a government hospital in Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri district, police said. ... read..


Lack of support may increase pregnant woman's biological age
New York | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Low socioeconomic status during childhood and poor family social support appear to prematurely age pregnant women on a cellular level, potentially raising the risk for complications, a new study has found. ... read..


Twitter, Instagram promoting 'extreme thinness': Study
New York | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:04 PM IST
Twitter and Instagram posts are increasingly celebrating "bonespiration" and "thinspiration", which encourage eating disorders, such as anorexia, a study has found. ... read..


Chinese university offers weight-loss course
Beijing | Tuesday, 2017 3:15:04 PM IST
A Chinese university is offering a course which will link a student's weight loss directly to their marks in a bid to curb obesity. ... read..


Work is on to link public health with ayurveda: Modi
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2017 1:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the first ever All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) and said his government was focusing on integrating the public healthcare system with ayurveda and yoga. ... read..


Stress as unhealthy as junk food
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
As much as lack of nutrition is causing harm to your body, stress does too. ... read..


Timely treatment of rare diseases essential for patients' quality life
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Emphasising on the importance of timely treatment for Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSDs), medical experts urged for concrete steps to be taken in this direction. ... read..


Here's how sleep is linked to integrity of sperm DNA
Washington D.C [USA] | October 17, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A link between the duration of sleep and a measure of chromosomal health in sperm have been found, a new study suggested. ... read..


Cuba 'responsible' for diplomats' illness: Trump
Washington | Tuesday, 2017 3:45:14 AM IST
US President Donald Trump has said that he believed Cuba shall be responsible for the illness of the US diplomats working in the island country. ... read..


Focused government policies can make India self-reliant in edible oils
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 8:45:04 PM IST
With the right kind of policy initiatives by the government, the country can not only become self-reliant in terms of production but even export some of its indigenous edible oils like mustard oil. ... read..


Tejas Express food-poisoning: Two officials suspended
Mumbai | Monday, 2017 7:45:43 PM IST
A day after the shocking incident of food poisoning of 24 passengers on board the Goa-Mumbai Tejas Express, the IRCTC on Monday suspended two officials and served a show-cause notice to another, official sources said here. ... read..


Obesity increases irregular heartbeat risk in men: Study
London | Monday, 2017 7:45:38 PM IST
Overweight men are more likely to develop irregular heartbeat at 50 years of age, nearly a decade earlier than women, according to a study. ... read..


Air quality worsens in Delhi, use of masks advised
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 7:45:38 PM IST
With increase in stubble burning in neighbouring states and the NCR, Delhi on Monday saw a further rise in pollution levels, with Bhiwadi (NCR) in Rajasthan becoming the first place to record "severe" quality of air under the Air Quality Index (AQI). ... read..


Ayurveda market size seen at $8 bn by 2020
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 7:45:28 PM IST
Emphasising that Ayurveda will provide affordable healthcare, Union Minister for State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik on Monday said a three-fold increase in market size of Ayurvedic products from $2.5 billion to $8 billion is expected by 2022. ... read..


AI implants could be injected in humans in 20 years: Expert
London | Monday, 2017 7:45:23 PM IST
Artificially intelligent (AI) nano-machines will be injected into humans in 20 years to be used to repair and enhance muscles, cells and bones, as well as enable us to control our environment with thought and gestures, says an IT specialist at IBM. ... read..


This artificial pancreas uses your phone to combat diabetes
New York | Monday, 2017 7:45:14 PM IST
Researchers have successfully developed an artificial pancreas system that uses an algorithm on smartphone to continuously monitor glucose levels of the user and automatically delivers appropriate levels of insulin -- a game changer for diabetic patients. ... read..


Haryana records 39% of cancer cases in India
Panchkula (Haryana) [India] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Cancer is strengthening its grip across India, and reportedly, Haryana has a major share, with over 39% of cases recorded in the state. ... read..


Hair loss drug taken by Trump may cut prostate cancer risk
London | Monday, 2017 2:15:04 PM IST
A common hair loss drug used by none other than US President Donald Trump could ward off the risk of prostate cancer by a third, South Korean scientists have claimed. ... read..


Over three kilogram ovarian tumor removed from woman's body
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A tumor weighing over three kilograms and measuring 28cms by 27 cms, was successfully removed from inside the ovary of a 22-year old woman over the weekend. ... read..


England hospitals to ban 'super-sized' chocolate bars
London | Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
The National Health Services (NHS) England will ban "super-sized" chocolate bars from hospital shops, canteens and vending machines to curb an escalating obesity epidemic, the media reported on Monday. ... read..


Here's how you can get Vitamin D in cold winter months
London [UK] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Season of short days has descended which means getting enough vitamin D can be a challenge for us but it's essential that we do. ... read..


Surgeries performed in late hours have more complications, suggests Study
Washington D.C. [U.S.A] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Neurosurgical procedures are a type of medical specialty which is concerned with the prevention, diagnosis, surgical treatment, and rehabilitation of disorders which affect any portion of the nervous system including the brain, spinal cord, peripheral ner ... read..


Managing ocean resources for the benefit of future generations
New Delhi [India] | October 16, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In order to provide enough food, energy and minerals to support another 2.5 billion people on this planet, the oceans must deliver more benefits than ever before. ... read..


76 new antibiotic-resistant genes identified: Study
London | Monday, 2017 11:45:04 AM IST
Researchers have found 76 previously unknown genes that make bacteria resistant to last-resort antibiotics. The genes were found while searching large volumes of bacterial DNA. ... read..


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