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Telangana: Call to popularise bicycles

Increased usage of motor vehicles results in pollution: Walkers’ association Warangal: In their bid to create awareness among the people about the damage being caused to the environment due to excessive use of motor vehicles, the Tricities walkers’ association has conducted a bicycle rally urging the citizens to use bicycles as much as possible. The rally was conducted from Kakatiya University ... Read More »

CM inaugurates a global movement against Childhood Obesity

On the note of Children’s day, Diabetes day and Obesity Day all of which fall in the month of November, CM Devendra Fadnavis has launched a global campaign. On the note of Children’s day, Diabetes day and Obesity Day all of which fall in the month of November, Honorable Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has launched a global campaign against childhood ... Read More »

Gestational diabetes taking toll on pregnant women: Docs

Ludhiana: Meenu Farmaha, 35, who had been suffering from gestational diabetes for the past three years, had her miscarriage in January when she was in her ninth month of pregnancy. Though she is thinking to conceive again, she knows that she needs insulin support for the whole pregnancy period and after delivery she has to switch over to medicines. In ... Read More »

New kit may detect malaria in secs, for just Rs 10

KOLKATA: Detection of common mosquito-borne disease malaria could become cheaper and take just ‘seconds’ with a new portable device, the handiwork of researchers from two Kolkata institutes. A team of researchers from Institute of Engineering and Management in collaboration with Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, claim to have developed a mobile, low-cost malaria detection system, which can ... Read More »

Chennai: Take a minute, change a life, to prevent suicides

Findings say that higher proportions of attempters come from nuclear families or small peer group. Chennai: Chennai, which is now the medical capital of the country with advanced technologies and medical facilities, ranks topmost among cities with highest number of suicides. These statistics reveal lack of mental health facilities and awareness on suicide, which is a major social and public ... Read More »

New antibody fights cancer in dogs

Scientists have developed an antibody that significantly suppresses malignant tumours in dogs. Researchers from Hokkaido University in Japan developed c4G12, a “chimeric anti-PD-L1 antibody”, that induces immune responses and therefore tumour regression in dogs with malignant cancers. A pilot clinical study was performed on seven dogs with oral malignant melanoma. One of the dogs showed obvious tumour regression after 10 ... Read More »

L-G tells govt to mechanise cleaning of sewers, drains

Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal on Monday gave authorities 15 days to formulate a plan to fully mechanise the process of cleaning sewers and drains. Mr. Baijal gave the directions during a high-level meeting on the recent deaths of workers, while they were cleaning sewers in the Capital. The L-G also told government departments to institute a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for ... Read More »