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  • All may not be well with Indias ageing population

    All may not be well with India's ageing population

    New Delhi (ISJ) - Most of us would dream of a healthy retired life filled with peace and happiness. However, if statistics are to be believed, this dream may be a far cry from reality. Although there has been an increase of ten years in the average...

    2018-12-13 15:53:29.0
  • Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

    Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

    New Delhi (ISW) - Drug resistance may not be the only reason for a drug failing to treat properly or losing its proven effectiveness. Poor quality of drug might also be contributing to decreased effectiveness. This is what researchers have found in...

    2018-12-12 04:50:20.0
  • Air pollution killing more people than tobacco in India: study

    Air pollution killing more people than tobacco in India: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - One in every eight deaths in India is attributable to air pollution in India, making it a leading risk factor for death in the country. This makes air pollution a bigger contributor to the disease burden than tobacco, according to...

    2018-12-06 14:03:26.0
  • IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    IIT-Roorke researchers develop nanocomposite to fight antibiotic resistance

    Roorkee-Uttarakhand (ISW) - Antibiotic resistance is a major problem in the health sector globally. Many times bacteria form biofilms to resist the action of antibiotics. The bacteria do so by adhering together to form a matrix with the help of...

    2018-12-04 13:00:38.0
  • Does childrens birthday put them at risk of ADHD?

    Does children's birthday put them at risk of ADHD?

    Washington (ISJ) - Could a child's birthday put them at risk for an Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) misdiagnosis? The answer appears to be yes, at least among children born in August who start school in the United States with a Sept....

    2018-12-04 12:05:03.0
  • Immunotherapy offers ray of hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

    Immunotherapy offers ray of hope for triple negative breast cancer patients

    Thiruvananthapuram-Kerala (ISW) - Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide with over two million new cases diagnosed in 2018. There are different types of breast cancers, mainly classified based on the expression of certain...

    2018-11-29 12:33:04.0
  • Indian scientists develop rapid tests for detection of TB

    Indian scientists develop rapid tests for detection of TB

    New Delhi (ISW) - Tuberculosis claims two million lives each year globally. Early detection and treatment are crucial to prevent spread, outbreaks, and development of resistance. Scientists at the Translational Health Science and Technology...

    2018-11-22 14:20:45.0
  • Scientists look to mathematics to make cancer treatment more effective

    Scientists look to mathematics to make cancer treatment more effective

    Pune (ISW) - Scientists at the Pune-based National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) have developed a mathematical model that promises to deliver better protocols for cancer treatment. The model has...

    2018-11-21 12:28:53.0
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