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More medical research needed: Azad


April 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) More medical research was needed in the country to position it among the global best, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Saturday and also asked ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Canada releases new plastic currency


March 27th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, March 27 (IANS) Canadians will get their first look at a plastic bank note that will replace the paper 50 Canadian dollar bill.The Bank of Canada announced Monday that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chandigarh to get planetarium in three years


May 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 8 (IANS) Chandigarh will get a planetarium in the next three years.Union Minister for Science and Technology Pawan Kumar Bansal, who is also the Chandigarh MP, said that ... Read more...

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Rich nations asked to transfer green techniques


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) "It is imperative that industrialised countries transfer clean technologies to developing countries at low cost or no cost," Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said here Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

China ‘to become world’s most important center for innovation by 2020′


December 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 06 (ANI): China will overtake both the United States and Japan to become the world's most important centre for innovation by 2020, according to a public opinion survey to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tiny Gulf sea creature could shed light on impact of oil spill


August 28th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): A University of Alabama molecular biologist plans to collect sea anemones that live in Gulf Coast waters back to his lab in order to better understand the impact ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bacterial defense mechanism code cracked


April 26th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): American scientists have successfully discovered how some bacteria develop structures on their surfaces that enable them to cause disease and protect themselves from the body's defences simultaneously.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit scientists identify gene clue to early dementia speed


February 15th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Cambridge scientists have discovered a gene, which may trigger a higher risk of a distressing early form of dementia.The study has appeared in the journal Nature.Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD) ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Extended nicotine patch treatment effective in helping smokers kick the butt


February 2nd, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 2 (ANI): Smokers who are treated with an extended nicotine patch are more likely to abstain from cigarettes for longer period of time than those using the standard regimen, suggests ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New compound may help fight Alzheimer’s


January 13th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 13 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a new compound that appears to improve cognitive function impairments in mice similar to those found in patients with progressive Alzheimer's disease.Experts at Wake Forest ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Land plant fossils shows Paleoasian Ocean disappeared about 251 million years ago


December 9th, 2009 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 9 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have analyzed land plant fossils to show that the Paleoasian Ocean disappeared about 251 million years ago.The collision between the Siberian Plate and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists develop new technique for detecting liquids that could be used as explosives


October 20th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 20 (ANI): Scientists say they have developed a quick technique for detecting liquids that could be used as explosives, which if commercialized, could potentially end restrictions on liquids carried onto ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Biocon unveils India’s first 24-hour diabetes drug


May 29th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 29 (IANS) Biotechnology firm Biocon Ltd Friday unveiled a new drug to help diabetics control their blood sugar levels. The product, Basalog, is the first diabetic drug whose effect lasts a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Health organisations join to address premature, stillbirth


April 21st, 2009 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) With over three billion stillbirths and a billion premature deliveries reported around the world every year, global health organisations Tuesday came together to address the crises. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Squeezing light out of quantum dots may lead to advanced laser technology


April 3rd, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): Researchers at McGill University, Canada, have successfully amplified light with so-called "colloidal quantum dots," a technology that could lead to forward leaps in lasers, telecom and optical computing.Over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family history linked to increased blood clot risk


March 24th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Children and siblings of people with venous thrombosis, or blood clots in the veins, may be more than twice as likely to develop the condition than those ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Surface material that resists biofilm growth may pave way for improved medical implants


March 20th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Two Syracuse University researchers in New York have created a new surface material that can resist the growth of biolfilm, a sticky build-up of bacteria, and thus ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India needs another green revolution, says President Patil


February 2nd, 2009 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Tumkur (Karnataka), Feb 2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil today stressed the need for food security for growing population and said that there was need for another green revolution.Speaking on the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Wheat yield on decline due to temperature rise


July 6th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Global warming coupled with climate change will adversely affect wheat production in India, according to an industry study. The minimum rise of 0.5 degrees Celsius in winter ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Antiretroviral therapy may be an HIV prevention strategy


July 1st, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): A new research has revealed that the widespread use of highly active antiretroviral therapy may reduce the incidence of HIV but has been overlooked by public health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aroma of coffee may be enough to wake you up


June 13th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): No doubt sipping a strong cup of coffee can help do away with drowsiness, but can the aroma of the beverage also perform the same task? Well, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hookah use rising despite being as harmful as cigarettes


November 14th, 2007 - 2:22 am ICT by admin
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