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Defence preparedness should be on par with threat: BJP


May 8th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India's defence preparedness should be on par with the threats it faces in a "difficult neighbourhood", Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Tuesday ... Read more...

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Night blindness cured in mice with special cells


April 19th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) British scientists have shown for the first time that transplanting special cells into the eyes of visually impaired mice can restore their night vision, an experiment ... Read more...

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Potential cure for vision diseases that lead to terminal blindness found


August 5th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 05 (ANI): Scientists have found a possible cure for degenerative vision diseases leading to terminal blindness.The solution to cure blindness, however, may be rooted in an unconventional therapeutic approach.Scientists at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nutrition still a problem, Vitamin A scheme to stay


July 27th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Anjali Ojha New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A programme to administer Vitamin A to Indian children is unlikely to be scrapped despite new research advising against it. The health ministry and several ... Read more...

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Scrap Vitamin A programme for kids, say leading nutritionists


July 22nd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Top Indian nutritionists have urged the Indian government to scrap the ongoing programme of "massive-dose" Vitamin A administration to children."Vitamin A deficiency is no longer ... Read more...

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Vitamin deficiency after weight loss op ‘can cause vision loss in infants’


July 17th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 17 (ANI): A new study has found that vitamin deficiency after weight loss surgery can cause vision loss in newborns.Researchers documented the case of a woman who had undergone biliopancreatic ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maternal Vitamin A improves offspring lung function


May 13th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Scientists have discovered that deficiency of Vitamin A in the mother's body may affect the lung function in the child.Scientists at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Night blindness’ worries Indian Army


January 14th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) As the Indian Army geared up for the 62nd Army Day Friday, its chief General Deepak Kapoor expressed concern about the force's "night blindness" in the area ... Read more...

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New super A carrots boost vision


November 21st, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Farmers have grown a novel form of carrots that are 40 per cent richer in antioxidants and can boost vision compared to normal varieties.The superfood, which is set ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gene therapy to treat blindness on the anvil


August 1st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 1 (ANI): In a novel study, American and Arab researchers are working together to develop a gene therapy that would help treat a rare, hereditary retinal disease.The therapy has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Post Mumbai attack, army seeks more equipment to strengthen forces


January 14th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In the wake of the 60-hour hostage drama that unfolded in Mumbai last year, highlighting the lacunae in the Indian Special Forces, the army has asked for ... Read more...

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