New genes that may contribute to Alzheimer's understanding identified

New York |Tuesday, 2018 8:45:05 PM IST

Researchers working on Alzheimer's Disease Sequencing Project (ADSP) have identified new genes that will further the understanding of the genetic risk factors that predispose people to the development

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Vaping damages vital immune system cells: Study

London |Tuesday, 2018 10:15:04 AM IST

Vaping can damage vital immune system cells and may be more harmful than previously thought, a study suggests.

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Labour pain relieving drug may cut need for epidural: Lancet

London |Tuesday, 2018 7:15:05 PM IST

Prescribing women a new drug called remifentanil to help manage their labour pain may halve the need for an epidural than the traditional pethidine, claims a study.

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Indian, Pakistani doctors save infant's life

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 10:15:05 PM IST

A three-year-old baby Hadia Nesari from Afghanistan has been given a new lease of life by a team of Indian and Pakistani doctors here. The baby suffered from chronic liver disease.

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This stretchable 3D smart bandage can help monitor heart signals

New York |Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

Scientists have developed a stretchable 3D "smart bandage" that can help wirelessly monitor signals, from respiration, to eye movement, to heart and brain activity, as well as a robotic arm.

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Army marks Independence Day with oral hygiene camp

Jammu |Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

On the eve of Independence Day, Indian Army's Tiger Division held an oral hygiene camp at the Tiger Asha School, Satwari Cantt, here, roping in nine doctors, who checked up 62 students in all.

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Make stand clear on firecrackers, curbing pollution: SC to Centre

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 10:45:04 PM IST

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre to make its stand clear on steps to curb pollution and about the ill-effects of firecrackers on public health, saying that there was a need to strike a ba

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Chhattisgarh Governor on life support

Raipur |Tuesday, 2018 1:45:04 PM IST

Chhattisgarh Governor Balramji Dass Tandon was put on life support here early on Tuesday after his health condition turned critical, hospital sources said.

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Sleeping pills linked to Alzheimer's disease risk: Study

London |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 PM IST

Regular intake of benzodiazepines, widely used to treat insomnia and anxiety, may be associated with an increased risk of Alzheimer's disease, a study has warned.

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Kovind, Modi mourn Somnath Chatterjee's demise

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 10:45:04 AM IST

President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday mourned the death of former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee.

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Nine killed in Taiwan hospital blaze

Taipei |Monday, 2018 7:45:04 AM IST

Nine people were killed and 16 injured as fire engulfed a hospital in Taiwan's New Taipei City on Monday, officials said.

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Coronary artery compression in kids is dangerously common: Study

New York |Monday, 2018 4:15:04 PM IST

The incidence of compression of the heart muscle and coronary arteries in children fitted with pacemakers may be slightly more common than previously believed, say cardiologists advocating stricter mo

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