Parrikar returns to Goa after discharge from AIIMS

3 days ago
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar arrived in his home state Sunday afternoon from New Delhi, where he was undergoing treatment at the AIIMS for pancreatic ailment. Parrikar, 62, was flown in a special flight and later taken to his private residence ... ...

PM Modi envisions Varanasi as the healthcare hub of eastern India

4 weeks ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi was fast emerging as a regional healthcare hub in eastern India. Addressing a public meeting at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Modi said while a string of  ... ...

Delhi: Sudden rise in malaria, dengue cases in August

2 months ago
At least 15 new cases of malaria and nine cases of dengue were reported by the various civic bodies in Delhi the past week, thus taking the total count of people affected by the diseases to 58 and 29, respectively, higher than last month's numbers. The ... ...

Antidepressant can delay ageing of brain cells: Study

2 months ago
Read more about Antidepressant can delay ageing of brain cells: Study on Business Standard. Administering commonly used antidepressant fluoxetine to mice helped restore youthful flexibility to their ageing brain cells, showed a study. ... ...

Genoa bridge collapse a disaster 'waiting to happen'

2 months ago
Genoa's Morandi motorway bridge, a 200metre (650foot) portion of which collapsed yesterday killing dozens of people, has been riddled with structural problems since its construction in the 1960s, which has led to expensive maintenance and severe  ... ...

What generates pessimistic mood?

2 months ago
Read more about What generates pessimistic mood? on Business Standard. Scientists have identified a brain region that could generate pessimistic moods in disorders such as anxiety or depression that leads people to focus more on the possible downside than the potential benefit in a stressful situation. ... ...

Brainderived neurotrophic factors reduce cocaine relapse

2 months ago
Cocaine relapse can now be significantly reduced with the help of brainderived neurotrophic factor (BDNF). Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) found that Cocaine relapse was significantly reduced in a preclinical model when  ... ...

Can a magnetic wire help early detection of cancer

3 months ago
Read more about Can a magnetic wire help early detection of cancer on Business Standard. Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed a magnetic device that could capture scarce and hardtocapture tumour cells in the bloodstream, an advance that could lead to efficient and early detection of cancer. ... ...

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