Vitamin B3 may help treat acute kidney injury

3 months 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

3 months 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

3 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

3 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  ... ...

Human cells are first responders to repair damaged DNAs

5 months ago
Read more about Human cells are first responders to repair damaged DNAs on Business Standard. A new study revealed that the cells are the first responders in the human body, which repairs the damaged DNA.The findings are timely, as scientists are delving into genome editing with the DNAcutting enzyme, CRISPRCas9, to treat diseases or to ... ...

Body odour may help identify malaria: study

6 months ago
Read more about Body odour may help identify malaria: study on Business Standard. 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 ... ...

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

8 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. ... ...

Scientists use microorganisms to produce 'green' plastic

3 years ago
In recent years, biorefineries which transform nonedible biomass into fuel, heat, power, chemicals and materials have received a great deal of attention as a sustainable alternative to decreasing the reliance on fossil fuels. ... ...

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