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Nobel Prize for Medicine 2015 winners

Three scientists Youyou Tu (China), Satoshi Omura (Japan) and William Campbell (Ireland) have won 2015 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine. They have been chosen for their pioneering discoveries which have led to the development of potent new drugs against parasitic diseases such as malaria and elephantiasis. The laureates will receive their prizes on December ..

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Union Cabinet gives nod to set up India Sign Language Research and Training Centre

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the setting up of Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC). ISLRTC will be set up as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and initially will be located at the Institute for Physically Handicapped, New Delhi. It will be established ..

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US scientists grow replica of human brain in a laboratory

Scientists from United States (US) have successfully grown a replica of a human brain in a laboratory dish. This medical breakthrough research was undertaken team of researchers from Ohio State University led by Professor Rene Anand. Key facts The brain called ‘Organoid’ was created from reprogrammed skin cells. It is about the size of a ..

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Union Government gives nod to set up All India Institute of Ayurveda

Union government has given nod to set up of All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) for imparting Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Ph.D level education in the field of traditional medicine. It was announced by Minister of State (MoS) of AYUSH Ministry, Shripad Yesso Naik in a written reply to an unstarred question in the ..

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Indian-origin doctor Shiv Pande receives honorary fellowship in UK

Shiv Pande, an Indian origin doctor has been award with honorary fellowship by prestigious University of Central Lancashire of United Kingdom. He was award with this fellowship in recognition of his contribution to the community as a general practitioner and medical educator. Pande was born and educated in India and had obtained his MBBS and ..

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