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  • 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...

    2018-09-20T18:21:22+05:30
  • 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...

    2018-09-19T17:49:41+05:30
  • 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...

    2018-09-12T18:41:31+05:30
  • From hypertension to cancers –alarm bells ringing in Indias tribal belts

    From hypertension to cancers –alarm bells ringing in India's tribal belts

    New Delhi (ISW) - Diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancers are often dubbed lifestyle diseases and seen largely as problems of city folks. A new investigation into tribal health has revealed that such non-communicable diseases now...

    2018-09-08T10:15:41+05:30
  • IISc research on inflammation could lead to slower ageing and better cancer treatment

    IISc research on inflammation could lead to slower ageing and better cancer treatment

    Bengaluru (ISJ) - Researchers at Indian Institute of Science, IISc, Bengaluru have identified molecular players that regulate chronic inflammation caused by damage. In a new study, researchers have found the mechanism which enhances inflammation...

    2018-09-05T18:01:30+05:30
  • India may miss SDG target on reducing child mortality: study

    India may miss SDG target on reducing child mortality: study

    New Delhi (ISW) - A new study has warned that over two-thirds of the districts in the country are unlikely to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) target of reducing deaths to 25 or less per 1000 live births in under 5-year old children...

    2018-08-17T17:40:40+05:30
  • Indian scientists develop new method to synthesize bio-conjugates

    Indian scientists develop new method to synthesize bio-conjugates

    Bhopal (ISW) - In a promising development in the area of targeted treatment of cancer, a team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal, have developed a new method to synthesize antibody-drug...

    2018-08-04T17:33:25+05:30
  • 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...

    2018-08-04T17:02:43+05:30
  • 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...

    2018-07-30T13:45:37+05:30
  • 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...

    2018-07-26T12:19:26+05:30
  • 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...

    2018-07-18T15:53:44+05:30
  • US scientist discovers new genome-editing, poised to become next generation of genetic medicines

    US scientist discovers new genome-editing, poised to become next generation of genetic medicines

    Washington (ISJ) - A US scientist has discovered a gene-editing technology that could efficiently and accurately correct the genetic defects that underlie certain diseases, positioning the new tool as the basis for the next generation of genetic...

    2018-07-18T14:44:44+05:30
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