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  • Indian researchers develop Virtual psychiatrist to diagnose mental disorders

    Indian researchers develop 'Virtual psychiatrist' to diagnose mental disorders

    New Delhi (ISW) - India has a burden of 56 million people suffering from depressive disorder, which works out to 4.5% of the total population. According to a report of the World Health Organisation, almost 7.5% Indians suffer from major or minor...

    2017-12-29 09:34:04.0
  • Plastic waste can be used for decontamination of water

    Plastic waste can be used for decontamination of water

    Lucknow (ISW) – Indian scientists find a new way to use plastic waste, for decontamination of water. Dr. Premanjali Rai and Dr. Kunwar P. Singh from Environmental Chemistry Division, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow...

    2017-12-16 07:00:40.0
  • Consuming fruits, vegetables, and dals cuts risk of death: study

    Consuming fruits, vegetables, and dals cuts risk of death: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - People who consume around 375 to 500 grams of fruits, vegetables, and dal per day are at a reduced risk of death by nearly 23%, a new study published in The Lancet has found. While World Health Organization (WHO)...

    2017-11-09 15:29:03.0
  • IISc scientists develop device to help reduce neonatal mortality

    IISc scientists develop device to help reduce neonatal mortality

    Shillong (ISW) - India had a neonatal mortality rate of 25.4 per 1,000 live births last year. In other words, an average of little more than 25 children out of 1,000 live births died within 28 days of their births. It is far above the global average...

    2017-11-05 02:59:10.0
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