Researchers do not know why exposure to air pollution might increase the chances for NICU admission. They theorize, however, that pollutants increase inflammation, leading to impaired blood vessel growth, particularly in the placenta, which supplies oxygen and nutrients to the developing fetus.Read More
These are some of the 21 innovations that were bestowed the Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards for 2019. The awards, founded by the Society for Research and Initiatives for Sustainable Technologies and Institutions (SRISTI), are given jointly with the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT).
People who have inadequate vitamin A in their diets are more susceptible to skin infection, yet how that vitamin affects skin immunity has been unclear.
While a number of studies have shown negative effects of plastics on nervous system, hormones, immune system together with cancer-inducing property of plastics are already well known, scientists are now trying to understand how the basic machinery of body interacts with plastic particles.
At least 400 million people worldwide lack access to the most essential health services. By 2035, there will be an estimated shortage of nearly 13 million healthcare workers. Around 1 in 5 of the world’s population will be living in settings that are experiencing humanitarian crises.
The researchers found that the mice that were treated with vitamin A-vitamin D3 combo developed significant inhibition against the disease on the 21st day after the administration.
ICMR scientists identify new biomarker for malaria. Scientists at the NIRTH have found that an enzyme called glutamate dehydrogenase could offer a solution.
New Delhi, 24th June. An international collaboration led by scientists at UT Southwestern Medical Center Dallas (USA) has identified a potential new therapeutic target for sepsis, a life-threatening disease that can quickly spread through the…
Bengaluru, June 21, 2019 : A fungus, Trichophyton rubrum, causes painful infection of toe and fingernails. Prevalent in coastal regions and wet work zones, the infection known as Onychomycosis accounts for about half of all…
Bengaluru, June 7 (India Science Wire): The use of stem cells in regenerative medicine remains a challenging task because of problems associated with the survival of transplanted cells. Stem cells, when transplanted on a wound…
Impact of wolbachia bacteria on replication of disease-causing viruses. The researchers collected mosquitoes from various regions of Coimbatore.
A major obstacle to sustained ART-free HIV remission is the persistence of viral reservoirs. These reservoirs consist of HIV-infected cells containing HIV genetic material that can generate new virus particles.
National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported discovery may provide a new target for TB drugs, vaccines.
The Institute for Vision Rehabilitation at L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is organizing an exhibition of tactile paintings made by artists with vision loss.
Gaining a rapid win against air pollution: How India can make use of China’s experience
Preventable Cancer Burden Associated with Poor Diet in the United States
the council noted that e-cigarettes and other such devices contained not only nicotine solution, which was highly addictive, but also harmful ingredients such as flavoring agents and vaporizers.
A healthy mouth can help you eat well, avoid pain, and feel good about yourself. Take steps to keep your mouth healthy, whatever your age.
May 28, 2019. By combining the study of genes and proteins in human colon cancer tumors, scientists have discovered new features of the disease that they believe have the potential to guide novel treatment strategies….
This public health concern is particularly challenging in India as a quarter of all severely anaemic individuals globally and 75 percent severely anaemic individuals in South Asia are in India.