• Punjab poultry products contribute to antibiotic resistance, says study

    Punjab poultry products contribute to antibiotic resistance, says study

    A study by Indian and American scientists has found unregulated use of antimicrobials in Punjab poultry farms may contribute to resistance to antibiotics. The largest study to date in India that surveyed poultry production to test, has found, use of ...

    2017-07-21 09:22:37.0
  • Raw chicken and sprouted beans in Mumbai unhealthy…?

    Raw chicken and sprouted beans in Mumbai unhealthy…?

    A study in Mumbai has detected antibiotic resistant bacteria in commonly consumed food items like raw chicken and sprouted beans.Scientists have isolated bacteria resistant to antibiotics from food products available in the market. Consumption of suc...

    2017-07-20 15:42:13.0
  • In caste-ridden India, genetic isolation causes certain diseases

    In caste-ridden India, genetic isolation causes certain diseases

    The occurrence of genetic diseases in certain subpopulations in India and other countries in South Asia is well known. Indian scientists now suspect that this could be due to genetic isolation caused by endogamous marriages over generations. ...

    2017-07-18 13:20:24.0
  • Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    Indian startup develops low-cost, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing

    An Indian startup company has developed a low-cost battery-operated, non-invasive device to screen newborn hearing. Sohum is a unique device, which uses brainstem auditory evoked response to check for hearing response in a newborn. The technology is...

    2017-07-17 14:17:00.0
  • Indian-born scientist develops effective bio-repellent for mosquitoes

    Indian-born scientist develops effective bio-repellent for mosquitoes

    Nearly a billion people are affected by mosquito-borne diseases all over the world, with a major share in India. More than 40 million people suffer from mosquito diseases like malaria, filarial, dengue, chickungunya, brain fever, Japanese Encephaliti...

    2017-07-17 08:53:05.0
  • Diet rich in tomatoes cuts skin cancer in half in mice

    Diet rich in tomatoes cuts skin cancer in half in mice

    Daily tomato consumption appeared to cut the development of skin cancer tumours by half in a mouse study at The Ohio State University. The new study of how nutritional interventions can alter the risk for skin cancers appeared online in the j...

    2017-07-14 03:50:49.0
  • Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    Swiss researchers develop silicon heart that beats almost like a human heart

    It looks like a real heart. And this is the goal of the first entirely soft artificial heart - to mimic its natural model as closely as possible. The silicon heart has been developed by Nicholas Cohrs, a doctoral student in the group led by Wendelin ...

    2017-07-14 02:59:28.0
  • Neuroscientists develop hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument

    Neuroscientists develop hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument

    Neurologists at Washington University have created a hands-free, thought-controlled musical instrument. They hope the new instrument will help empower and rehabilitate patients with motor disabilities such as those from stroke, spinal cord injury, am...

    2017-07-13 05:48:47.0
  • Yoga eases moderate to severe chronic low back pain

    Yoga eases moderate to severe chronic low back pain

    Researchers at Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Centre, USA have found structured yoga programme may be a reasonable alternative to physical therapy for people with chronic low back pain. The study whether yoga helps al...

    2017-07-12 17:30:22.0
  • Fidget Spinners - Five reasons to keep it away from your child

    Fidget Spinners - Five reasons to keep it away from your child

    Fidget spinners are the latest fad among children, but claims that the gizmos help students pay attention aren't backed by science. Some retailers market the devices as a way to help kids with anxiety, autism or attention deficit hyperactivity disord...

    2017-07-12 15:23:35.0
  • Turmeric component could prevent reinfection of tuberculosis: study

    Turmeric component could prevent reinfection of tuberculosis: study

    A study by Indian scientists has found that nanoparticle-formulated Curcumin – a bioactive component in Turmeric has therapeutic properties, which can significantly reduce reactivation and reinfection of Tuberculosis. Curcumin can also speed up antib...

    2017-07-12 02:30:07.0
  • Researchers develop method for 100-fold better protein purification

    Researchers develop method for 100-fold better protein purification

    Researchers at University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) developed a novel method to improve high-yield, high-purity, high-activity purification of complex proteins by 10- to 500-fold. "This new method offers a number of crucial advantages ...

    2017-07-10 08:53:49.0
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