Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

4 weeks ago
Read more about Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury on Business Standard. Vitamin B3 has the potential to prevent acute kidney injury, an often fatal condition without a specific treatment, a study has found.The condition causes a buildup of waste products in the blood and an imbalance of fluids throughout the ... ...

Afghanistan launches vaccination campaign targeting 9.9 mn children

1 month ago
The Afghan Public Health Ministry launched a fiveday nationwide immunity vaccination campaign on Monday targeting 9.9 million children under the age of five, the Ministry said in a statement. During the campaign, which is supported by the World Health  ... ...

Bacteria can sense amino acids

2 months ago
Read more about Bacteria can sense amino acids on Business Standard. A new study has concluded that bacteria can sense amino acids and regulate their metabolism in response to the available nutrients.Researchers at the University of Leicester said that gathering knowledge about such bacteria could help in the ... ...

About 70% of earlystage breast cancer patients may avoid agony of chemotherapy: study

2 months ago
Breakthrough finding by the landmark Trial Assigning Individualized Options for Treatment (TAILORx) demonstrates the Oncotype DX Breast Recurrence Score® Test definitively identifies the 70 per cent of women with earlystage breast cancer who receive  ... ...

Cepheid to establish manufacturing unit for TB diagnostics in India

2 months ago
Expanding its footprint in India, USbased molecular diagnostics company Cepheid Inc on Thursday announced its plans to establish a manufacturing unit in the country to improve Tuberculosis (TB) diagnostics. Cepheid's GeneXpert MTB/RIF test is a  ... ...

World Cup: Germany crash out, Sweden top Group F (Roundup)

3 months ago
Defending champions Germany crashed out of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in the group stage after South Korea stunned the European powerhouse with a 20 victory in their final Group F contest here on Wednesday. From Group F, Sweden secured the top spot  ... ...

Body odour may help identify malaria: study

4 months ago
Changes in the body odour may help identify people infected with malaria, even when they show no symptoms of the disease, a study has found. Blood tests do not necessarily pick up infection with the plasmodium parasite, especially at low parasite ... ...

Dairy products intake ensures higher bone strength among men

5 months ago
Read more about Dairy products intake ensures higher bone strength among men on Business Standard. Turns out that higher intake of the dairy products including milk, yogurt and cheese is associated with higher volumetric bone mineral density and vertebral strength at the spine in men.A new study conducted by a group of researchers from Hebrew ... ...

As antibiotics fail, global consumption of antibiotics skyrockets, further driving drug resistance

6 months ago
Despite the threat of a global health crisis in antibiotic resistance, worldwide use of antibiotics in humans soared 39 percent between 2000 and 2015, fueled by dramatic increases in lowincome and middleincome countries (LMICs), according to a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). The study, which analyzed human antibiotic consumption in 76 countries, is the most comprehensive assessment of global trends to date. ... ...

22 new genetic risk factors for stroke identified

6 months ago
Read more about 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke identified on Business Standard. Scientists, including one of Indianorigin, have identified 22 new genetic risk factors for stroke, from DNA samples of 520,000 individuals worldwide, thus tripling the number of gene regions known to affect stroke risk. ... ...

India, France ink pact to expedite work on Jaitapur nuclear plant

6 months ago
India and France today inked an an agreement to expedite the Jaitapur nuclear power plant project, with the aim of commencing work at the site around the yearend. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron encouraged the Nuclear France, India Pledge to Push Forward ... ...

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