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  • Indian scientists find way to correct heart anomaly due to erratic heart beats

    Indian scientists find way to correct heart anomaly due to erratic heart beats

    Mesra, Jharkhand (ISW) - CPVT – Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia– is a life-threatening heart anomaly caused due to improper electrical activity in the heart. Intense physical strain or emotional stress leads to erratic heartbeats...

    18 Aug 2019 6:15 AM GMT
  • 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 Institute ...

    22 Nov 2018 2:20 PM GMT
  • Shift agricultural practices to adapt to climate variability, scientists

    Shift agricultural practices to adapt to climate variability, scientists

    Mumbai (ISJ) – India ranks sixth among the countries highly vulnerable to climate change, according to Global Climate Risk Index and it is evident from the frequent occurrence of extreme weather events like floods, cyclones and droughts. Climate chang...

    12 July 2018 10:56 AM GMT
  • Ultrafast Laser Camera to capture electron movement

    Ultrafast Laser Camera to capture electron movement

    Mumbai (ISJ) - Did you know that many molecules have a 'handedness'? That is, these molecules are distinguishable from their mirror image, like our left and right hand. But why should we care about it? It turns out that certain drugs and medicines ma...

    30 Jun 2018 11:20 AM GMT
  • Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Indian researchers confirm Bael extracts can neutralize cobra venom

    Thiruvananthapuram (ISW) - An estimated 50,000 people die of snake bites in India every year and many don't even make it to a hospital. In traditional systems of medicine, over 350 plant species have been identified as antidotes to snake venom but the...

    2 April 2018 12:16 PM GMT
  • Is asthma drug useful for TB as well ?

    Is asthma drug useful for TB as well ?

    Bengaluru (ISW) - In their search for new drugs against tuberculosis which is increasingly becoming resistant to presently available drugs, researchers are exploring all options. Scientists at the Indian Institute of Science, IISc in Bangalore have fo...

    6 March 2018 10:55 AM GMT
  • New test identifies antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 30 minutes

    New test identifies antibiotic-resistant bacteria in 30 minutes

    Washington (ISJ) - The discovery of antibiotics in the early part of the 20th century changed modern medicine. Simple infections that previously killed people became easy to treat. Antibiotics' ability to stave off infections made possible routine sur...

    7 Oct 2017 4:35 PM GMT
  • Turmeric component could prevent reinfection of tuberculosis: study

    Turmeric component could prevent reinfection of tuberculosis: study

    A study by Indian scientists has found that nanoparticle-formulated Curcumin – a bioactive component in Turmeric has therapeutic properties, which can significantly reduce reactivation and reinfection of Tuberculosis. Curcumin can also speed up...

    12 July 2017 2:30 AM GMT
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