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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

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Scientists produce thinnest feasible membrane

PTI, Saturday, 19th April 2014
London: Scientists have produced a new nano-membrane, made out of the 'super material' graphene, which is over 100,000 times thinner than the diameter of a human hair.

Eating too much? Its time to watch out

Washington: People with binge-eating disorder may be at a higher risk of a broad range of other illnesses, with the strongest associations with endocrine and circulatory systems, a new study has warned. ... Read More >>

Turmeric can fight drug-resistant tuberculosis

Washington: The humble turmeric, an essential ingredient in Indian curries, may help fight drug-resistant tuberculosis, a new study has claimed.  ... Read More >>

TN stands first in cadaver transplants: Minister

Chennai: The government ensures that costly immuno suppressive drugs are also made available to patients free of cost, Health Minister, Dr C Vijaya Baskar, has said while adding that the State stood first in cadaver transplantation. ... Read More >>

Oral cancer claims one life every six hours in India

Kolkata: One person dies every six hours due to oral cancer in the country, signalling an alarming rise in the incidence of the disease, according to a top orthodontist. The situation could be still graver as many cases of the disease went unreported, Secretary-General of the Indian Dental Associa... Read More >>

Sun Pharma gets DGCI nod for breast cancer drug

New Delhi: Sun Pharma Advanced Research Company today said it has received the approval of the Drug Controller General of India (DGCI) for its medicine for treatment of breast cancer. ... Read More >>

Gates Foundation fillip to eradicate polio

Osaka (Japan): Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd has partnered with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to support global polio eradication in developing countries. ... Read More >>

Diabetes-friendly rice found grown in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Rice will no more be a 'villain' for diabetic patients as researchers in Chhattisgarh have identified a high-yielding variety of white rice with low glycemic index (GI) — measurement of how foods affect blood sugar levels. ... Read More >>

Largest human heart formed

Chennai: Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited and APICON 2015 (70th Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India) broke the Guinness World RecordTM for making the largest human image of a heart in India recently. ... Read More >>

Living organ regenerated for first time

London: Scientists have regenerated a living organ for the first time after they rebuilt the thymus - an organ in the body located next to the heart that produces important immune cells - in very old mice. The advance could pave the way for new therapies for people with damaged immune systems and... Read More >>

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