Mumbai, Oct 3 (IANS) The ISKCON's Annamrita Foundation launched a weeklong 'Daan Utsav' from Gandhi Jayanti to serve free meals to thousands of underprivileged children in Mumbai and other parts of India, a top official said here on Tuesday.
Copenhagen, Oct 3 (IANS) United States scientists Jeffrey C. Hall, Michael Rosbash and Michael W. Young have been awarded the 2017 Nobel Prize in Medicine for their discoveries relating to the biological clock, the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm said Monday.
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Scientists have identified a new drug which has the potential to halt bone loss caused by osteoarthritis and tackle underlying bone structure changes in diseased joints.
Stockholm, Oct 2 (IANS) Three American scientists have won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for unravelling secrets of how the body's internal clock or circadian rhythm works -- a discovery that will help doctors understand the mechanism behind sleep patterns, hormone release, blood pressure and body temperature.
Hyderabad, Oct 2 (IANS) Leading vaccine-maker Bharat Biotech on Monday announced that its next-generation typhoid vaccine, Typbar-TCV®, has demonstrated its safety and efficacy in a high risk human challenge clinical study carried out at Oxford University.
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Three American scientists have won the the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm, the prize committee said in a statement on Monday.
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new test that can predict the return of the cancer, thus sparing breast cancer patients from unnecessary chemotherapy.
London, Oct 2 (IANS) A team of scientists have identified a species group that infected early humans with genital herpes (HSV2), a sexually transmitted infection, nearly two million years ago.
Washington, Sep 30 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new drug to treat patients with advanced or metastatic breast cancer that has progressed after taking prior treatment.
Tokyo, Sep 30 (IANS) We often defy sleepiness and stay awake when attention is necessary, but also experience an inescapable desire to sleep in boring situations. Do you know why?
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India has registered three points decline in Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) to 34 per 1,000 live births in 2016 from 37 per 1,000 live births in 2015, an official statement said in Friday.
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) Neuroscientists have found that neurons in the retina of the eye share the job of sensing the ambient light level in our environment, enabling us to sense the overall degree of illumination.
New York, Sep 29 (IANS) A drug used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease has displayed significant anti-cancer effects in both human cell lines and mice, an advance that could lead the way to the drug being re-purposed as an anti-cancer medication, researchers say.