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Tuesday, 25-September-2018


Paperless Air Travel may Soon in India 

26 weeks ago
Jaipur: Leveraging India's national Aadhaar biometric identity system with our Smart Path technology, SITA will deliver a seamless biometric experience across all airlines and airports -- both domestic and international -- in India," said Maneesh Jaikrishna, SITA Vice President - Indian Subcontinent, Eastern and Southern Africa. "This will allow passengers to use their biometric identity, no matter where they travel," Jaikrishna said speaking at the "Air T...

Grilled Meat Can Make Your BP Levels Soar

26 weeks ago
New York:  The findings showed 17 per cent higher risk of developing high blood pressure among those who grilled, broiled, or roasted beef, chicken or/and fish more than 15 times a month, compared with less than four times a month. The risk was 15per cent higher among those who prefer their food well done, compared with those who prefer rarer meats. The study showed that when meat protein is charred or exposed to high temperatures, it produces ch...

Banana Plant Extract Help Relish Melt-Proof Ice Cream

26 weeks ago
New York:   The findings showed that adding tiny cellulose fibres extracted from banana plant waste to ice cream could slow melting, increase shelf life and potentially replace fats used to make the tasty treat. "Our findings suggest that cellulose nanofibres extracted from banana waste could help improve ice cream in several ways," Robin Zuluaga Gallego, from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Colombia.  "In particular, the fibres could lead to the development of a thicker and more palatable dessert, which would take longer to melt. As a resu...

Freshwater Ecosystems Investment Shields Poor Farmers

26 weeks ago
Rome:   Drip irrigation, rainwater harvesting and saltwater tolerant crops "will go a long way" towards protecting the livelihoods of smallholder farmers and food security for millions of people around the world, IFAD said. The findings are contained in a new IFAD report 'The Water Advantage: Seeking Sustainable Solutions for Water Stress', which draws evidence from a review of IFAD-supported projects in six countries. By improving access to clean water and helping farmers manage water resources more effectively, communities are more resilient to climate change and to e...

New Instrument to Help Sun Incoming Energy

27 weeks ago
Washington:  The instrument, Total and Spectral solar Irradiance Sensor (TSIS-1), became fully operational with all instruments collecting science data as of this March, NASA said.  "TSIS-1 extends a long data record that helps us understand the Sun's influence on Earth's radiation budget, ozone layer, atmospheric circulation, and ecosystems, and the effects that solar variability has on ...

New Diabetes Drug Help to Reduce Weight

27 weeks ago
New York: The compound, semaglutide, has a chemical structure that is very similar to the hormone glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1), which regulates both insulin secretion and appetite, the researcher said. This randomised study of weight loss induced with semaglutide in people with obesity but without diabetes has shown the highest weight reductions yet seen for any pharmaceutical intervention," said lead author Patrick M. O'Neil, professor at the Medical University of So...

Use Daily Viagra May Cut Cancer Risk

27 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

27 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

27 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

27 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 

27 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 

27 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...