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Tuesday, 19-June-2018


Use Daily Viagra May Cut Cancer Risk

13 weeks ago
New York: Viagra cut in half the formation of polyps, an abnormal and often asymptomatic clump of cells on the lining of the intestines that may become cancer, said the study published in the journal Cancer Prevention Research. Next steps should include a clinical trial for the drug in patients considered at high risk of colorectal cancer, such as those with a strong family history, multiple previous polyps and chronic intestinal inflammation like colitis, said corresponding author of the study Darren Browning from the Medical College of Georgia at the Augusta University. Viagr...

Living Sensor to Detect Fuel Pipelines

13 weeks ago
New York:   Their work presented on Sunday at a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) in New Orleans, US could alert pipeline managers about leaks as soon as a failure begins, avoiding environmental disasters and fuel distribution disruptions. "The advantage with our sensor is that it can detect very small leaks, and ...

New Mobile Application reduce Stroke Risk

13 weeks ago
London:  Atrial fibrillation is an irregular and often rapid heart rate that can increase the risk of stroke, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Timely detection of atrial fibrillation is crucial for effective stroke prevention. "This is the first time that ordinary consumer electronics have achieved such reliable results that they can be actually be...

Pentavalent Vaccine: Doctors raise Red Flag

13 weeks ago
Bengaluru : Government records show that there were 10,612 deaths following vaccination (both PV and DPT) in the last 10 years. There was a huge increase in these numbers in 2017, which the Health Ministry has promised to study. "The present analysis could be a starting point in the quest to reduce the numbers of such deaths," authors of the new study say.  The study by Dr Jacob Puliyel, Head of Pediatrics at St Stephens Hospital,...

Health initiatives will Fulfil Swasth Bharat Dream 

13 weeks ago
New Delhi : The Prime Minister's Office and the Health Ministry are working together to implement a foolproof and robust National Health Protection Scheme, which presents an opportunity for stakeholders to redefine and reorganise themselves and adopt new components of process and technology in their business models to make for a robust health economy," he added. The Minister, while attending the 5th annual event of Healthcare Federation of India (NATHEALTH) here, said th...

Scientist Finalised Five Major Biodiversity Reports 

13 weeks ago
Medellin:  An estimated 750 delegates will participate in the sixth session of the Plenary of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES6), chaired by Robert Watson, from March 17 to 26. "Taken together, these five peer-reviewed assessment reports represent the single most important expert contribution to our global understandi...

Africa Oldest Nuclear DNA found in Morocco

13 weeks ago
Rabat: The Moroccan Culture Ministry announced on Thursday that the Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) was found at a burial site called Grotte des Pigeons near the eastern town of Taforalt. The sequenced DNA dates back to approximately 15,000 years ago, Xinhua quoted the Moroccan statement as saying.

Apple 'families' to Help Curb Kids Screen Addiction

13 weeks ago
San Francisco:  The page has features like "Ask To Buy" tool that lets parents approve or decline app purchases from their device. Find My Friends" feature lets parents keep track of their kids' locations, get alerts when they leave or arrive somewhere, and see distances and travel times to where they are. Another app management feature lets users automatically block in-app purchases. It has the option to limit adult cont...

Google introduces 'Wheelchair Accessible' Routes

13 weeks ago
San Francisco:  The feature is rolling out in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston and Sydney. In city centres, buses and trains, often the best way to get around presents a challenge for people who use wheelchairs or with other mobility needs. "We're looking forward to working with additional transit agencies in the coming months to bring more wheelchair accessible routes to Google Maps," Rio Akasaka, Product Manager, Google Maps, said in a blog post&n...

NASA mulls to Build Huge Spacecraft 

13 weeks ago
London: The spacecraft named Hammer (Hypervelocity Asteroid Mitigation Mission for Emergency Response) is an eight tonne spaceship which could deflect a giant space rock, if it happens to hit Earth, The Telegraph reported late Thursday. The 1,600-foot-wide asteroid Bennu is circling the sun at 63,000 mph. It is now at a comfortable 54 million miles from Earth. ...

Infosys to Open Another Tech Hub in US

13 weeks ago
Bengaluru : We will open our next technology and innovation hub at Harford in Connecticut and hire 1,000 American workers in the state by 2022," said the IT major in a statement here. The Connecticut hub will focus on insurance, healthcare and manufacturing to bring the company to the eastern state's clients and serve as the global hub for its InsurTech and HeathTech efforts. "Investment in ...

Meditate to Overcome Insomnia, Sleep Disorders

13 weeks ago
Hyderabad: Twenty-eight participants diagnosed with chronic insomnia completed an eight-week study involving the practice of "Heartfulness Meditation" as an intervention to help with insomnia. The pre- and post-Insomnia Severity Index (ISI) scores were measured. "The mean ISI scores reduced almost by half. Interestingly, some patients were able to come off their pharmacological treatments as a result of the practice," ...