What exactly are the tests being used to detect coronavirus?
Here is an explainer on molecular and immunoassays currently in use
आंवला और तुलसी से हो सकता है फ्लोरोसिस का इलाज
पटना महिला महाविद्यालय के प्राणि विज्ञान विभाग ने शोध के बाद पाया कि तुलसी व आंवले के सेवन से फ्लोरोसिस की बीमारी पर काबू ...
Anti-oxidant level in specific brain region indicates early signs of Alzheimer’s: Study
This knowledge may help in early detection by identifying the role of protective form of antioxidant
Down To Earth impact: ICMR to send team to study cancer in Odisha's Bargarh
Indian Council of Medical Reasearch team to study cancer in Odisha's rice bowl after Down To Earth reportage
Grand challenge for cancer research announced
The India Cancer Research Consortium will organize a challenge to develop cost effective and affordable approaches for screening, early diagnosis …
Ebola survivors can pass on the virus: We’re trying to understand what role sex plays
Understanding how Ebola outbreaks are exacerbated by sexual transmission is important to stop new chains of transmission and to prevent it from …
Measures to curb 'unethical profiteering' by private hospitals not working: Govt report
Patients and health groups asserted that the unethical practices of private hospitals are a direct outcome of the regulatory vacuum
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इस विचार का सबूत नहीं मिला है कि एंटीबायोटिक को जल्दी बंद करने से जीवाणुओं के प्रतिरोधक क्षमता विकसित करने का खतरा बढ़ जाता ...
Why do epilepsy drugs don’t work for some women? Scientists find out
A variation in a gene is responsible for some women to suffer from frequent epileptic seizures despite taking anti-epileptic drugs
Sharing love's labour
Why should women always take on the burden of contraception medications, and not men?
Ethics vs economics: the cost of outsourcing clinical trials to developing countries
On Human Experiments – As demand grows for newer and better drugs for an expanding range of conditions, so too does the need for clinical …
Health ministry invites comments on draft Bill on passive euthanasia
The Bill says that competent patients, including minors aged above 16 years, can express the desire of euthanasia to medical practitioners
Union government moves to regulate price of medical devices
Considering controlling/reducing the prices of stents, catheters and implants, minister informs Lok Sabha
How to curb neuro disorders
Inhibiting a brain enzyme provides protection, says study
Delving into the underworld of matter, scientists are coming up with miniaturised miracles
Nipping malaria in the bud
Scientists are focussing on strengthening genetically the defence mechanism of mosquitoes so as to render them inhospitable to the malarial parasite.
Is violent behaviour hereditary?
A recent study suggests a link between genes and foul temper.
Detecting a hard-to-trace brain disease
Indian scientists have developed a kit to detect a disease caused by tapeworm larvae, which doctors often confuse with tuberculosis of the brain.
Indian AIDS research takes big step forward
With the expertise for HIV culture now available in the country, scientists will be better equipped to tackle AIDS.
No monkeying around
'Squeamish' attitudes hurts AIDS efforts
Third World countries warned at Amsterdam recently that even if more effective vaccines and drugs become available, they may not be afford them.
Rogue genes induce brain disorders
The root cause of most disorders of the nervous system often lies with defective genes
Trials by violation
Traditional knowledge: Let the people decide