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IIT Roorkee finds new method to detect breast and ovarian cancer

Researchers at the IIT Roorkee have identified a new method to detect two of the worst forms of cancer in women – breast and ovarian cancer. The research published in the journal, ‘FASEB Bioadvances’ details the use of whole saliva as a body fluid for early detection of breast and ovarian cancers, as opposed to ..

2019 World Allergy Week (WAW)

The World Allergy Week (WAW) is an annual initiative of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) to raise awareness of allergic disease and related disorders and advocate for the provision of training and resources in the diagnosis, management, and prevention of these diseases and asthma, which are rising in prevalence around the world. The 2019 theme ..

Increase in Global Measles by 300%: WHO

The WHO has reported that the measles cases have increases by 300% in the first 3 months of 2019.  The rise is exponential higher as compared to last year. Measles can be prevented by 2 doses of vaccines. However, the global body claims that skipping of vaccination rates has been increasing lately. 170 countries have ..

Apollo Hospitals unveiled an advanced centre for movement disorders

Apollo Hospitals has unveiled an advanced centre for movement disorders in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It will provide medical and surgical treatment for patients affected by various movement disorders including Parkinson’s Disease. It would offer Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgeries and other services to treat a wide spectrum of diseases such as Parkinson’s Disease, cerebral palsy, ..

Autism awareness walk organised in Janakpuri

Autism awareness walk was organised yesterday in Janakpuri area to create awareness about autism, which is a neurodevelopment disorder that includes impairments in social interaction and communication skills combined with rigid, repetitive behaviours. The walk was organised by UDAI Working Together Works, a school for differently-abled children, where 300 students of Shankara School Noida, Amarjyoti, ..

Paralyzing illnes in US kids due to AFM

The US officials were alarmed at the rate of increase in paralyzing among the kids. The cause was identified as AFM or Acute Flaccid Myelitis. Many other countries like Canada, Britain, FRance and Norway have also reported to have identified victims of the disease. More than 550 Americans are affected by the disease. 90% are ..

US researchers discover unique Mosquito scent

Researchers in the US have successfully conducted pathbreaking researches on mosquitoes by genetically modifying them to make humans less attractive to them. It is proclaimed that this will significantly reduce the spread of mosquito-borne diseases which have become deadly in recent times like dengue, malaria, Zika fever etc. It has been long known that female ..

Laurus Labs signed pact with Global Fund to supply ARV drugs

Pharma Laurus Labs of Hyderabad has signed an agreement with Global Fund, an organization working towards ending AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria as epidemics, for a period of three-and-a-half years. This agreement has a motive to supply Anti retro viral (ARV) combination medicine namely Tenofovir/ Lamivudine/ Dolutegravir of 300/300/50mg (TLD) in Sub Saharan African (SSA) region ..