Tamilnadu govt staff set to get bonanza

Chennai: Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today announced formation of a committee to...... Read More >>

Talk on epic character Bhishmar

Chennai: Writer P N Parasuraman will deliver a talk on epic character Bhishmar as part of '...... Read More >>

Overcoming trauma to become donor

Chennai: It is not easy to take a decision at any point in life but the most difficult must be to...... Read More >>

Aguero stars as Man City sink Monaco in thriller

Manchester: Sergio Aguero starred as Manchester City beat Monaco 5-3 in a breathless and...... Read More >>

Shooters impress new foreign rifle coach

New Delhi: They may not have been setting the stage ablaze in recent times but newly-appointed...... Read More >>




Zika virus antibodies identified in mice

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.

Chinese baby born from frozen embryo for 12 yrs

Beijing: A healthy baby has been born in China's northwest Shaanxi Province from an embryo frozen 12 years ago, the country's longest preserved test tube baby. ... Read More >>

Troops serving in desert may have increased skin cancer risk

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 >>

E-cigarettes may not be a healthy alternative to smoking

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 >>

Common antibiotic may fight dry eye disease

Washington: A common antibiotic may combat dry eye disease, a new study has found. ... Read More >>

Woman undergoes knee surgery using her own cells

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 >>

Dr Reddy's launches pain relief spray in India

New Delhi: Drug major, Dr Reddy's Laboratories, has launched a pain relief spray under 'Nise D Spray' as part of its plans to bolster presence in the Indian over-the-counter (OTC) market. ... Read More >>

'India to have 13 cr diabetics by 2030'

Timiri: Around 6.5 crore diabetic patients are present in India. The count is likely to increase to 13 crore by 2030, said VIT University Chancellor G Viswanathan. ... Read More >>

New drug may stop heart attack without side effects

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 >>

Exercise boosts memory in breast cancer survivors

Washington: Exercise may alleviate stress and benefit breast cancer survivors psychologically, which in turn could improve their memory, a new study has found. ... Read More >>


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