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  • Quantify albumin level in blood for accurate diagnosis of diabetes, suggests study

    Quantify albumin level in blood for accurate diagnosis of diabetes, suggests study

    N.B.Nair Pune (ISJ) – A study by Indian scientists has demonstrated, accurate diagnosis of diabetes requires quantifying albumin levels in blood and its glycation - bonding of a sugar molecule to a protein, status. Diabetes diagnosis and management...

    18 Oct 2018 3:56 AM GMT
  • AI to detect foetal heart problems

    AI to detect foetal heart problems

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Japanese scientists have developed a novel system that can automatically detect abnormalities in foetal hearts in real-time using artificial intelligence (AI). Researchers at RIKEN Centre for Advanced Intelligence Project (AIP) have...

    20 Sep 2018 12:51 PM GMT
  • Air pollution adding to Indias diabetes burden: Study

    Air pollution adding to India's diabetes burden: Study

    Mumbai (ISW) - The ill-effects of air pollution on human health have been reported extensively; some estimates attribute nearly one fourth of all deaths in India to air pollution, particularly exposure to particulate matter smaller than 2.5 microns...

    19 Sep 2018 12:19 PM GMT
  • Heart disease, stroke and cancer double in 25 years in India

    Heart disease, stroke and cancer double in 25 years in India

    New Delhi (ISW) - India has witnessed an alarming rise in the occurrence of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancers in the past 25 years, a series of new studies published in The Lancet and its associated journals have revealed. Detailed...

    12 Sep 2018 1:11 PM GMT
  • 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...

    4 Aug 2018 11:32 AM GMT
  • 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...

    30 July 2018 8:15 AM GMT
  • Indias urban and wealthier households at higher risk of CVDs, finds study

    India's urban and wealthier households at higher risk of CVDs, finds study

    New Delhi (ISJ) - Cardiovascular diseases (CVDs)—diseases related to the heart and blood vessels—are the leading cause of death in the world. In India, CVDs account for close to 25% of the total deaths—higher than tuberculosis and respiratory...

    26 July 2018 6:49 AM GMT
  • US researchers develop oral insulin; test it successfully in rats

    US researchers develop oral insulin; test it successfully in rats

    Washington (ISJ) - Globally, an estimated 422 million adults were living with diabetes in 2014, compared to 108 million in 1980. The global prevalence (age-standardized) of diabetes has nearly doubled since 1980, rising from 4.7% to 8.5% in the...

    18 July 2018 10:23 AM GMT
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