PTI, Thursday, 28th July 2016
Washington: Scientists have identified six zika virus antibodies in mice, an advance that may pave the way for a vaccine, better diagnostic tests and possibly new therapies for the mosquito-borne virus.
Washington: US soldiers who served in the glaring desert sunlight of Iraq and Afghanistan returned home with an increased risk of skin cancer, due not only to the arid climate, but also a lack of sun protection, a new study has found. ... Read More >>
Washington: E-cigarettes have long been touted as a safe alternative to smoking, but researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have warned that there is no evidence to support the claims. ... Read More >>
Chennai: For the first time, a patient's own cells were used to repair a partial tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and a cartilage lesion under her knee cap was also simultaneously repaired using cells through key-hole surgery at the Chennai Meenakshi Multispeciality hospital. ... Read More >>
Melbourne: Scientists claim they are a step closer to developing a new drug to stop heart attack in its tracks and reduce the damage caused, without any side effects. ... Read More >>