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March 20, 2018

Archives for July 14, 2017

Awareness alone not enough to address lifestyle diseases

Dr. Shikha T Malik New Delhi: Indian kids have reasonable knowledge about lifestyle diseases and their risk factors, but this knowledge does not translate into preventive action, a new study has revealed. For instance, adolescent children know that unhealthy food is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) yet they indulge in eating junk food

It will be possible to diagnose liver fibrosis from blood samples

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Doctors have long been using biopsy to diagnose liver fibrosis. A new study says it may be possible to diagnose the liver disease with a blood test in future. Researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS), New Delhi, working in collaboration with Justus Liebig University, Giessen in Germany,

ISIS has not retaken a single square kilometer freed in coalition-enabled operations

Newsroom24x7 Network Washington: The Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS had a series of meetings hosted by Brett McGurk, the US President’s special envoy to the Coalition, in Washington this week. Briefing media-persons here on Thursday, on the latest in the campaign to defeat ISIS, Brett McGurk said the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS, which welcomed

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