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  • Scientist uncover a piece in the puzzle of macrophage activation

    Scientist uncover a piece in the puzzle of macrophage activation

    Chandigarh (ISW) - Macrophages - derived from the Greek word meaning large eaters' - are one of the sentinels of human immune system that engulf pathogens and degrade them and also alert other sentinels about presence of foreign pathogens....

    2018-05-24 07:29:12.0
  • Oral Antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones

    Oral Antibiotics may raise risk of kidney stones

    Washington (ISJ) - Paediatric researchers have found children and adults treated with some oral antibiotics have a significantly higher risk of developing kidney stones. This is the first time these medicines have been linked to this condition. The...

    2018-05-13 12:04:42.0
  • Researchers use sounds made by lungs to detect asthma

    Researchers use sounds made by lungs to detect asthma

    Kolkata (ISJ) - Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, Kharagpur (IITKGP) and Institute of Pulmocare and Research, Kolkata have proposed a new method to detect respiratory disorders, like asthma—by listening to the sounds made by...

    2018-05-13 10:45:36.0
  • No evidence to show vitamin D can reduce lung cancer risk

    No evidence to show vitamin D can reduce lung cancer risk

    Paris (ISJ) - A new study by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), published online in the Annals of Oncology, found there was no association between circulating vitamin D levels and lung cancer risk. The report presents a robust...

    2018-05-11 08:03:01.0
  • Emergence of deadly form of malaria poses new challenges in India

    Emergence of deadly form of malaria poses new challenges in India

    Jabalpur, MP (ISW): A new study has confirmed there is an increase in the cases of severe malaria infections in India as against mild form of malaria found earlier. India used to be mostly burdened with P. vivax (a mild form of malaria)...

    2018-04-18 10:58:41.0
  • New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New study finds odd-even scheme led to increase in emissions

    New Delhi (ISW): There seems to be no early end to the debate on whether the odd-even scheme implemented by Delhi Government in January 2016 was a success or not. A new research study, published in journal Current Science, indicates...

    2018-04-02 14:30:58.0
  • Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Thiruvananthapuram (ISW) - An estimated 50,000 people die of snake bites in India every year and many don't even make it to a hospital. In traditional systems of medicine, over 350 plant species have been identified as antidotes to snake venom but...

    2018-04-02 12:16:34.0
  • The forgotten kids of Gorakhpur

    The forgotten kids of Gorakhpur

    Rohan SinghGorakhpur (ISJ Exclusive) - When you meet Rinki for the first time, you can easily confuse her to be far younger than her 13 year old self. Dressed in rugged clothes, Rinki comes out drooling, uncombed and unwashed, she barely spoke a...

    2018-02-28 16:31:53.0
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