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Panacea, Serum in deal for six-in-one paediatric vaccine

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

Vaccine maker Panacea Biotec on Thursday announced a deal with rival Serum Institute of India to manufacture a six-in-one paediatric vaccine to protect kids against six diseases, including polio, diph

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Biocon ties up with Sandoz to develop new drugs

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2018 8:15:05 PM IST

Indian biotechnology major Biocon on Thursday said it would develop, make and market new drugs in immunology and oncology for patients worldwide in partnership with Sandoz, an arm of Swiss-based Novar

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Toothpaste ingredient can combat malaria, finds robot scientist

London |Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

An anti-bacterial and anti-fungal agent commonly found in toothpaste, soaps and detergents can be used as a drug against strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant, a study led by an artifi

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Six mn Indians sign up as blood donors on Facebook (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2018 7:15:04 PM IST

More than six million people have signed up as blood donors on Facebook's "blood donations feature" in India, making it the largest online blood registry in the country, a company executive said on Th

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HC notice on plea regarding cruelty on dairy cattle

New Delhi |Wednesday, 2018 10:15:04 PM IST

Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the city government, civic bodies and others on a plea regarding cruelty inflicted on milch cattle housed at dairies in Delhi.

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Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2018 1:15:04 PM IST

Technology giant Microsoft has been granted a patent for a brain control device that can give users mind control powers to operate apps with just their brains, without any movement.

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Eating high-salt diet may lead to dementia

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Love to eat crispy roasted nuts and potato wafers that are high in salt? Beware, besides harming your heart, it may also harm your brain and lead to dementia, researchers have warned.

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Weight-loss surgery may halve risk of death in adults

New York |Wednesday, 2018 4:45:04 PM IST

Obese middle-aged men and women who undergo bariatric surgery for weight loss may have reduced their risk of death by 50 per cent than those tackling their weight through diet and behaviour alone, fin

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CBI should probe TN doctors's death: Stalin

Chennai |Wednesday, 2018 9:15:04 PM IST

DMK leader M.K. Stalin on Wednesday demanded a CBI probe into the death of a Tamil Nadu doctor who was found dead in his flat in Delhi earlier in the day.

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Trump in excellent health, says doctor

Washington |Wednesday, 2018 4:15:04 AM IST

US President Donald Trump's overall health "is excellent" and he did well on cognitive screening, the White House physician said on Tuesday.

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Severe gum disease linked to lung, colon cancers

New York |Wednesday, 2018 3:15:04 PM IST

Do you have bad oral health? Beware, you may be at high risk of developing cancers of lung, colon and pancreas, researchers have warned.

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Benefits of sesame seeds for skin, health

New Delhi |Tuesday, 2018 2:15:04 AM IST

Sesame seeds have health benefits -- while the antioxidant properties present in the seeds help in anti-ageing, the rich omega fatty acids content triggers hair growth, say experts.

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