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  • Give your heart to dog and live longer

    Give your heart to dog and live longer

    Washington (ISJ): Leave your health to dogs could turn out to be a great idea, if you have a pet dog at home, especially for those who have had heart attacks or strokes. New research shows association with dog gives its owner a longer life,...

    12 Oct 2019 11:20 AM GMT
  • Surgeons reconstruct breast bone using 3D imaging of rib cage, first time in India

    Surgeons reconstruct breast bone using 3D imaging of rib cage, first time in India

    N. B. Nair Kochi (ISJ): The parents of a nine-month old girl from Kasargod district of Kerala noticed their child's heart bulging out while beating. They were so scared even to give a bathe to the child, lest it would get hurt and finally took her...

    19 Aug 2019 2:51 PM GMT
  • Indian scientists find way to correct heart anomaly due to erratic heart beats

    Indian scientists find way to correct heart anomaly due to erratic heart beats

    Mesra, Jharkhand (ISW) - CPVT – Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia– is a life-threatening heart anomaly caused due to improper electrical activity in the heart. Intense physical strain or emotional stress leads to erratic...

    18 Aug 2019 6:15 AM GMT
  • AI helps identify bat species suspected of carrying Nipah virus

    AI helps identify bat species suspected of carrying Nipah virus

    New Delhi (ISW): The recent outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala, which follows one that occurred in 2018, has brought the focus back on bats which are known to host the virus. Using machine learning - a form of artificial intelligence (AI) – an...

    3 July 2019 12:28 PM GMT
  • Kerala gets advanced cardiac care lab, the first of its kind in the state

    Kerala gets advanced cardiac care lab, the first of its kind in the state

    N. B. Nair Thiruvananthapuram (ISJ) – Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology (SCTIMST) has unveiled an advanced cardiac electrophysiology laboratory for early diagnosis and treatment of several cardiac ailments. ...

    14 Jun 2019 2:03 PM GMT
  • Indian scientists find genetic factors responsible for infertility among men

    Indian scientists find genetic factors responsible for infertility among men

    Hyderabad (ISW) - Male infertility in India is very high. It is generally due to low production and motility of sperm, abnormal shape of sperm or complete absence of it. Now a group of Indian scientists have found underlying genetic factors for...

    23 April 2019 1:43 PM GMT
  • Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Moderate alcohol consumption linked with high blood pressure

    Washington (ISJ) - A study of more than 17,000 U.S. adults shows that moderate alcohol consumption—seven to 13 drinks per week—substantially raises one's risk of high blood pressure, or hypertension, according to research being presented at the...

    11 March 2019 2:34 PM GMT
  • A nap a day keeps High Blood Pressure at bay

    A nap a day keeps High Blood Pressure at bay

    Washington (ISJ) - It seems napping may do more than just reboot our energy level and improve our mood. New research being presented at the American College of Cardiology's 68th Annual Scientific Session reveals, people who took advantage of a...

    11 March 2019 9:52 AM GMT
  • A blood-clotting protein hold key to liver regeneration

    A blood-clotting protein hold key to liver regeneration

    Washington (ISJ) - The liver is the only organ in the body that can regenerate. But some patients who undergo a liver resection, a surgery that removes a diseased portion of the organ, end up needing a transplant because the renewal process doesn't...

    11 March 2019 8:50 AM GMT
  • AI may help diagnose mental illnesses

    AI may help diagnose mental illnesses

    Bengaluru (ISW) - Artificial Intelligence is finding new applications in a range of fields. Now researchers from India and Canada have developed a machine learning-based tool that can diagnose schizophrenia with high accuracy. Although research on...

    6 March 2019 3:56 PM GMT
  • Chemical pollutants at home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

    Chemical pollutants at home degrade fertility in both men and dogs, study finds

    London (ISJ) - A new research by scientists at the University of Nottingham suggests, environmental contaminants found in the home and diet have the same adverse effects on male fertility in both humans and in domestic dogs. There has been...

    5 March 2019 3:16 PM GMT
  • IIT scientists develop paper sensor that can detect freshness of milk

    IIT scientists develop paper sensor that can detect freshness of milk

    Guwahati (ISW) - Scientists at Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have developed a simple paper kit that can test freshness of milk and reveal how well it has been pasteurized. Aided with a smart phone app, the kit can help ensure milk is...

    1 Jan 2019 2:28 PM GMT
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