• Learning and unlearning to fear: two faces of noradrenaline

    Learning and unlearning to fear: two faces of noradrenaline

    Tokyo (ISJ) - Emotional learning can create strong memories and powerful emotional responses, but flexible behaviour demands that these responses be inhibited when they are no longer appropriate. Scientists at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute in Jap...

    2017-09-19 04:02:40.0
  • Better data and health worker training may cut stillbirths: study

    Better data and health worker training may cut stillbirths: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - Stillbirth, which is defined as a baby born without life at or after 28 weeks gestation, is one of the major problems facing the health sector across the world. It is estimated that about 26 lakh stillbirths occurred globally every ...

    2017-09-18 03:32:50.0
  • Dairy researchers develop method to retain vitamins in fat-free milk

    Dairy researchers develop method to retain vitamins in fat-free milk

    New Delhi (ISW): Low-fat and fat-free food products are gaining popularity among health conscious people. But regular consumption of such food items may result in deficiencies of certain vital nutrients like vitamins and essential fatty acids. Being ...

    2017-09-12 07:11:32.0
  • New study links kidney disease to pesticide exposure

    New study links kidney disease to pesticide exposure

    New Delhi, (ISW): Patients with chronic kidney disease have higher amounts of organochlorine pesticides in their body, a Delhi-based study has indicated. Doctors at the University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital i...

    2017-09-07 12:30:55.0
  • Arsenic reduces immunity, reveals study by Indian scientists

    Arsenic reduces immunity, reveals study by Indian scientists

    Lucknow (ISW): A group of Indian scientists have figured out how exposure to arsenic reduces immunity. Arsenic's role in disrupting body's immune response by hindering development of thymus – gland that helps develop immunity-providing T ly...

    2017-08-18 14:54:58.0
  • Probiotic can prevent infections in new born

    Probiotic can prevent infections in new born

    Bhubaneswar (ISW) - Thousands of infants die due to infections in the first few weeks of their life. A bulk of these deaths can be prevented with an inexpensive probiotic-based preventive therapy developed by a group of Indian and American scientists...

    2017-08-17 15:33:45.0
  • Scientists develop natural material for faster blood clotting

    Scientists develop natural material for faster blood clotting

    Kolkata (ISW) – A joint team of scientists from Kolkata-based Indian Institute of Science Education and Research and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics have developed a natural biomaterial for faster blood clotting. The new material is a modification ...

    2017-08-17 13:51:37.0
  • Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up

    Almonds may help boost cholesterol clean-up

    Washington (ISJ) - Eating almonds on a regular basis may help boost levels of HDL cholesterol while simultaneously improving the way it removes cholesterol from the body, according to researchers. In a study, researchers at University of Penn...

    2017-08-15 09:10:04.0
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