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  • India may miss SDG target on reducing child mortality: study

    India may miss SDG target on reducing child mortality: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - A new study has warned that over two-thirds of the districts in the country are unlikely to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of reducing deaths to 25 or less per 1000 live births in under 5-year old children...

    2018-08-17 12:10:40.0
  • Indian scientists develop new method to synthesize bio-conjugates

    Indian scientists develop new method to synthesize bio-conjugates

    Bhopal (ISW) - In a promising development in the area of targeted treatment of cancer, a team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, have developed a new method to synthesize antibody-drug...

    2018-08-04 12:03:25.0
  • Antibiotic resistant genes found in Kerala mangrove ecosystem

    Antibiotic resistant genes found in Kerala mangrove ecosystem

    Kasaragod, Kerala (ISW) - Antibiotic resistance is increasing in various microbial populations. A new study by Indian researchers has revealed that antibiotic resistant genes are present in micro-organisms of mangrove regions in Kerala also. The...

    2018-08-04 11:32:43.0
  • Hydrogel could repair spinal cord injury

    Hydrogel could repair spinal cord injury

    Washington (ISJ) – A spinal cord injury from accidents result in the patient losing the ability to control breathing and often requires artificial ventilation for the rest of their lives. But Researchers at Jefferson recently tested a hydrogel that...

    2018-07-30 08:15:37.0
  • Fenugreek and onion prevent heart diseases and diabetes: study

    Fenugreek and onion prevent heart diseases and diabetes: study

    Mysuru (ISW): The role of fenugreek and onion in preventing cardio-vascular diseases has been a part of traditional knowledge in India. Now scientists from CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru have found out the mechanism by...

    2018-07-17 11:19:02.0
  • Cure for Kala Azar from Chayote

    Cure for Kala Azar from Chayote

    Guwahati (ISW): A popular vegetable helps in preparation of an effective nanoparticle-based formulation to treat Kala Azar, which is caused by Leishmania donovani. Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati used Sechium edule or...

    2018-07-16 11:21:15.0
  • Scientists develop noninvasive technique to treat neurological conditions

    Scientists develop noninvasive technique to treat neurological conditions

    Washington (ISJ) - In the maze of our brains, there are various pathways by which neural signals travel. These pathways can go awry in patients with neurological and psychiatric diseases and disorders, including epilepsy, Parkinson's, and...

    2018-07-16 05:08:02.0
  • Men with higher testosterone levels prefer goods considered status symbols

    Men with higher testosterone levels prefer goods considered status symbols

    Washington (ISJ) - Some men, it seems, can't get enough of luxury goods like European sports cars or designer jeans. Now, scientists have figured out why: testosterone. A new study shows, testosterone has a measurable effect on a man's preference...

    2018-07-10 11:44:12.0
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