29 Aug 2014
New Delhi: HRD Minister Smriti Irani on Friday said the response given to government's initiative of holding essay writing competition, to mark Teachers' Day, has been ‘tremendous’.
25 Aug 2014
London: In a finding that could help rejuvenate ageing immune cells, scientists have demonstrated how interplay between nutrition, metabolism and immunity is involved in the process of ageing.
27 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Apparently seeking to drive a wedge in the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the Congress on Wednesday questioned the "alacrity" with which the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has responded to reports which claimed that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son had been ticked off by Narendra Modi for alleged "misconduct".
26 Aug 2014
United Nations: The UN warned on Monday that restrictions on flights to and from Ebola-hit West African countries could hamper the international community's ability to fight and reverse the current outbreak of the deadly virus disease.
23 Aug 2014
United Nations: The World Health Organization (WHO) has said it will unveil a response plan to deal with the current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.
25 Aug 2014
Jammu: BSF has approached the Pakistan angers at least 16 times for flag meetings but got tepid response, a top officer of the force said on Sunday and claimed the neighbouring country is resorting to ceasefire violations to divert attention of its people from its internal strife.
16 Aug 2014
Melbourne: Highly specialised immune cells, called natural killer cells, can play a critical role in killing melanoma cells that have spread to the lungs, a new study has found.
15 Mar 2014
Washington: Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that using a compound to block the body's immune response greatly reduces disability after a stroke.
15 Aug 2014
London: People with high levels of ‘inflammatory marker’ proteins released into the blood in response to infection are at greater risk of developing depression and psychosis, says a study.
06 May 2014
New Delhi: Exposure to sunlight provides Vitamin D which can help control symptoms of severe asthma as people affected with asthma are low on immunity, say experts.