Improving poor ‘nitrogen use efficiency’ (NUE) was a major global challenge for decades, as there were no simple visual cues or genetic means to differentiate between high and low NUE cultivars in any crop.Read More
India has begun one of the world’s biggest COVID-19 vaccination programs. While countries across the globe are asking India for access to vaccines, there are incidences of misinformation-driven vaccination hesitancy in the country.
The COVID-19 vaccination programs are going on throughout the country. But how are these being conducted? How is the manpower trained for the whole program amidst the pandemic?
Another caged parrot By Justice Markandey Katju Former CJI Lodha had called the CBI ( Central Bureau of Investigation ) a ‘caged parrot’, since, like a parrot, it would repeat whatever the government said, instead…
Nasal COVID-19 vaccine trials in India : Single-dose nasal COVID-19 vaccine is developed in a partnership with Washington University in St Louis (USA)
Tuesday, 12 January 2021: Global scientists are intensifying research into COVID-19, as the World Health Organization (WHO) moves to expand its scientific collaboration and monitoring of emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19….
judicial activism does not become judicial adventurism, the courts must act with caution and proper restraint. They must remember that judicial activism is not an unguided missile and failure to bear this in mind would lead to chaos.
New project of DBT-NIAB to upscale subsistence-level goat production to a viable, profitable model New Delhi, Jan 12: Goat husbandry in India is essentially an endeavor of millions of small holders who rear animals on…
The Ebola vaccine is reserved for outbreak response to protect people at the highest risk of contracting Ebola – including healthcare and frontline workers.
Courts must realise they cannot solve all problems in the country, and I respectfully submit the Supreme Court should only decide the constitutionality of the 3 laws, and refrain from passing any order trespassing into the domain of another organ of the state.
New Delhi, Jan 07 : In the light of coronavirus vaccine roll-out, the central government is going to execute a mock drill on vaccine administration on January 08, 2021. These drills are aimed to ensure…
New Delhi, Jan 06: The draft of the 5th National Science Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP) has been finalized. The draft policy seeks to make scholarly research papers and literature accessible for free to everyone…
Climate change and COVID-19. There is a complex interplay between the immune system and confounding variables — like crowding — that may be causing high infection rates, rather than air pollution per se
The research was carried out extensively on various laboratory animals such as mice, rabbits, and monkeys. They used mice as a breast cancer model and found that the nanomicelle based drug delivery system reduced the size of the tumour in mice without producing toxic effects.
Sore throat and runny nose are usually the first signs of a cold, followed by coughing and sneezing. Most people recover in 7-10 days or so. You can help reduce your risk of getting a cold by washing your hands often and avoid touching your face with unwashed hands.
In the United States, large barriers remain for women with cancer who want to preserve their fertility, explained Dr. Levine. For instance, while fertility preservation is available to all women in Sweden under their national health system, many insurance plans in the United States don’t cover it for young cancer patients.
19 proteins that may have a role in the infection. Out of these, 9 showed lower expression and 10 higher expressions in the brain of dogs infected with Rabies compared to control samples.
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Undocumented migrants are often excluded from national health programmes or social protection schemes that could facilitate access to health and social services. Many do not seek health care, including for COVID-19, due to financial constraints or fear of deportation.
Global level thrust on health policy, scientific research and programming was of course very important in pandemic response but so were local responses, that was no less important and lifesaving.