Home care for stroke patients ineffective, reveals new study

Dinesh C Sharma New Delhi: For years, doctors in Indian hospitals have been recommending home-based care for rehabilitation of stroke patients. But a new study

Government of India launches scheme to attract distinguished scientists from abroad

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan New Delhi: Brain drain is passé. The new mantra is brain gain. The Ministry of Science and Technology has launched a new scheme

Cinnamon may help address metabolic disorders

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: A spice commonly used in Indian kitchens may have health benefits, a new study has indicated. A clinical trial conducted in

PSLV-C38 Successfully launches 31 satellites in a single flight

Newsroom24x7 Staff Sriharikota: ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites today from Satish

lying flat on bed is not helpful in brain stroke: Study

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: It is generally believed that lying flat on the bed with head facing upwards improves recovery after a brain stroke by

Potato peel turned into packaging material 

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Potato peel and fruit pomace, generally thrown away as waste, can be turned into packaging material for food products like bread,

Research and development in health and environment all set to get a new boost

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan New Delhi: Research and development efforts in the areas of health and environment are set to get a major boost with the Government

Cholesterol could help tackle drug resistance

T.V. Venkateswaran and Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Even as research and development in the field of medicine is bringing in newer services and products, the

IIT Kanpur scientists use inkjet printers to ‘print’ organic solar cells

Namrata Dave Mumbai: In a significant development, researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur have used technique of inkjet printing to print thin nickel

Scientists decipher why epilepsy drugs don’t work for some women

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: Effective treatment is available for epilepsy. Yet doctors find that epilepsy drugs don’t work in some women. Now scientists have figured

Even small rise in temperature increases chances of heat wave deaths, says new study

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: A new study has found that the mean temperature in India has risen by half a degree Celsius over a period

Indian scientists isolate vitamin B12 in friendly bacteria

Umashankar Mishra The vitamin B12 producer bacteria isolated from human milk sample highlights the positive role of breastfeeding for healthy gut of infants. – Dr Bharat

Scientists in India estimate movement of Antarctic plate

Sunderarajan Padmanabhan New Delhi: Even as the Indian tectonic plate is constantly crawling northwards at about 2 to 3 centimetres per year, the Antarctic tectonic

Indian scientists close to a new drug for blood cancer

Bhavya Khullar New Delhi: A group Indian scientists has a found a new compound that effectively kills leukemic cancer cells. Codenamed5g, the new drug can

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