With supercomputing tools, CDAC to focus on cancer research

7 days ago
(Express Photo)The supercomputing giant of India, the Puneheadquartered Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC,) is all set to enter the field of cancer research in a major way. Our major focus is on cancer treatment using supercomputers as a tool. “The diabetes drug used on human beings is promising and work is on to redirect it towards breast cancer treatment. We are also trying to use some ancient knowledge from Ayurveda and check its impact on cancer treatment,” said Darbari. On the ongoing research, Darbari said, “Drug repositioning (also known as drug repurposing) is the application of known drugs and compounds to treat ... ...

DAC Clears Proposal Worth Rs 15935 Crore

1 week ago
The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), chaired by Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman accorded approval to Capital Acquisition Proposals of the Services valued at approximately Rs 15,935 crore. These included procurement of essential quantity of Light ... ...

Arizona mom wakes up with British accent. She's never left the US

1 week ago
An Arizona woman has been speaking with a British accent for two years, and she's never left the U.S.. Michelle Myers, who has foreign accent syndrome, went to sleep with a headache and woke up sounding like Mary Poppins, she told Arizona's ABC15. The ... ...

Two or more headaches in a week warrant a doctor's visit

3 weeks ago
According to a study by Dr Michael Munger, a primarycare physician from Overland Park in Kansas, people's first instinct is to simply pop a paracetamol, drink water, and carry on with the day. However, Munger has urged people to be more wary of ... ...

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