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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...

    2018-09-20 12:51:22.0
  • 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...

    2018-09-19 12:19:41.0
  • 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...

    2018-09-12 13:11:31.0
  • 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...

    2018-09-08 04:45:41.0
  • 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...

    2018-09-05 12:31:30.0
  • New migrant pest threatens major crops

    New migrant pest threatens major crops

    Mysuru (ISW) - A new migrant insect that can potentially cause losses to dozens of crops has been found in Karnataka. The pest has been damaging maize plants in certain parts of the state, and is not a native and known species in India, scientists...

    2018-09-05 10:41:07.0
  • ICAR scientists develop high-yielding pea varieties

    ICAR scientists develop high-yielding pea varieties

    New Delhi (ISW) - Legumes, a source of high protein, holds a special place in Indian diets. Among legumes, peas which are rich in vitamins and proteins are cherished for its taste and are a part of various cuisines. Now scientists from the Indian...

    2018-08-22 12:13:28.0
  • 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...

    2018-08-17 12:10:40.0
  • Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Indian scientists develop new sensor to measure sea surface temperatures

    Chennai (ISW) - Sea surface temperature (SST) is an important parameter for oceanographic and atmospheric studies and for monitoring of biological habitations in marine environment. Indian scientists have developed a new sensor for measurement of...

    2018-08-07 14:06:36.0
  • 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...

    2018-08-04 12:03:25.0
  • 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...

    2018-08-04 11:32:43.0
  • 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...

    2018-07-30 08:15:37.0
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