12 Nov 2015
New Delhi: In a recent summit in Bali on tuberculosis, new data reveals that one in four people infected with the infectious disease, might also be suffering from diabetes. The data presented by the Indian initiative Jagran Pehel at the TB and Diabetes Summit in Bali shows that after bi-directional screening of more than 50,000 people for TB and diabetes in 10 districts from the states of Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh found that one in four people infected with TB also tested positive for diabetes.
29 Oct 2015
Geneva: In 2014, tuberculosis (TB) killed 1.5 million people, 400,000 of whom were HIV-positive, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, ranking the disease alongside HIV as a leading killer worldwide.
17 Apr 2015
Sydney: Teaching children in schools about sexual abuse give them courage to report abuse, finds a study, suggesting that such kids are more likely than others to tell an adult if they had, or were actually experiencing sexual abuse.
08 Apr 2015
London: Aliens, if they exist, would be much larger than humans, weighing over a massive 300 kilogrammes, a cosmologist in Spain has calculated.
06 Apr 2015
Washington: Scientists have designed a new, shape-shifting probe - one-hundredth the width of a human hair - for sensitive, high-resolution remote biological sensing not possible with current technology. The design could have a major impact on research in medicine, chemistry, biology and engineering. Ultimately, it might be used in clinical diagnostics, researchers said.
11 Sep 2014
New York: For kids suffering from attention deficit hyper-activity disorder (ADHD), daily aerobic exercises before school can help reduce symptoms of inattentiveness, moodiness and difficulty in getting along with others in the classroom as well as at home.
24 Sep 2015
Washington: More people around the world have died while taking selfies than from shark attacks this year, according to media reports. In 2015 so far, at least 12 people have been killed in selfie-related incidents worldwide compared to eight from shark attacks.
15 Sep 2015
Washington: Maintaining blood pressure at a lower than currently recommended level can significantly reduce risk of death due to cardiovascular events, such as heart attack and heart failure, as well as stroke, new research led by an Indian-origin doctor suggests.
22 Feb 2015
London: In a breakthrough, researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist, have shown that stem cells from the skin of two adults of the same sex can be used to make human egg and sperm cells.
17 Feb 2015
Doha: A report on the prevalence of type-2 diabetes worldwide released on Tuesday warned that an estimated 600 million people will suffer from the disease by 2035 and has termed it as a "serious and urgent" challenge.