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 >>




Mali records first Ebola death

AFP, Saturday, 25th October 2014
A two-year-old girl has died of Ebola in Mali, in the first case of the disease in the west African nation.

Male hormones may boost female fertility

Washington:  In a breakthrough, scientists have discovered that male hormones can play an important role in female fertility and boost in vitro fertilisation (IVF) therapy. ... Read More >>

Neurons that tell brain to stop drinking found

Washington: Scientists have identified a particular type of neurons that may be activated to influence a person to stop drinking alcohol. ... Read More >>

Genes influence on ageing decoded

Washington: Scientists have found that a hormone linked to the ageing process is controlled by genetics, a finding that suggests a new pathway by which genes regulate ageing and age-related diseases. ... Read More >>

US doctors perform historic skull-scalp transplant

World's first skull-scalp transplant was performed by American surgeons on a man who suffered a large head wound from cancer treatment, a major breakthrough in transplant surgery. ... Read More >>

Electrical brain stimulation can alter learning

Washington: Stimulation of a certain population of neurons within the brain can alter the learning process, researchers, including those of Indian-origin, have found.  ... Read More >>

72-year-old man treated for 'double' cancer

Coimbatore: A city hospital today claimed to have successfully treated a 'double' cancer of rectum and stomach on a 72-year-old man, through laparoscopic surgeries ... Read More >>

Cell therapy may mend damaged hearts: study

Washington: Heart failure patients who are treated with stem cell therapy may have fewer cardiac events, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found.  ... Read More >>

Meningitis patients could benefit from new test

London: A new laser-based test has been developed by scientists at a Scottish university to speed up the diagnosis of bacterial meningitis. "The onset of meningitis is often rapid and severe, particularly when a bacterial infection is the cause and the latest research could speed up diagnosis, lea... Read More >>

Babies learn words easier with same syllables

London: Parents, take note! Babies find it easier to learn words with repetitive syllables rather than mixed sounds, a new study has found. ... Read More >>


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