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  • No evidence of benefit by Chloroquine or HCQ to COVID-19 patients: Lancet

    No evidence of benefit by Chloroquine or HCQ to COVID-19 patients: Lancet

    New Delhi (ISJ): A large observational study suggests, treatment with anti-malarial drug chloroquine or its analogue hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), taken with or without the antibiotics azithromycin or clarithromycin, offers no benefit for patients with CO...

    22 May 2020 2:45 PM GMT
  • BOOK REVIEW: Journalist who broke news in Science to shake the nation

    BOOK REVIEW: Journalist who broke news in Science to shake the nation

    N.B. NairNew Delhi (ISJ): Science journalism in India has been driven by passion. Politics, economics or business, defence, diplomacy or home are high on demand and in any media organisation, there would be several claimants for these beats.As the say...

    14 May 2020 1:57 AM GMT
  • Indian lab develops COVID-19 test kit, cheaper and faster

    Indian lab develops COVID-19 test kit, cheaper and faster

    N.B. Nair Thiruvananthapuram (ISJ): An Indian centre for advanced medical specialities and technologies has developed a cheap diagnostic kit for COVID-19, which is capable of detecting the infection just in 10 minutes. Sree Chitra Tirunal Ins...

    18 April 2020 12:11 PM GMT
  • Closure of schools, workplaces in Wuhan limited COVID19 cases: Study

    Closure of schools, workplaces in Wuhan limited COVID19 cases: Study

    New Delhi (ISJ): A day after Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nationwide lockdown, international medical journal Lancet released a modelling study, confirming physical distancing in Wuhan, China has considerably helped reduce the number...

    26 March 2020 4:37 AM GMT
  • Parental diet affects sperm and health of future progenies

    Parental diet affects sperm and health of future progenies

    Tokyo (ISJ): When parents eat low-protein or high-fat diets, it can lead to metabolic disorders in their adult offspring. Now, an international team led by researchers at the RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (CPR) have identified a key player an...

    21 March 2020 5:03 PM GMT
  • Is an Ayurvedic response to the COVID-19 outbreak called for?

    Is an Ayurvedic response to the COVID-19 outbreak called for?

    Dr. Rammanohar. P* Thiruvananthapuram (ISJ): The next days will be crucial for India as the outbreak of the COVID-19 could very well explode into a catastrophic epidemic. As far as India is concerned, the large population, high population density, ...

    21 March 2020 5:50 AM GMT
  • Indian medical research institute develops first indigenous heart stent

    Indian medical research institute develops first indigenous heart stent

    N.B. NairThiruvananthapuram (ISJ): Thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAAs) or ballooning of weakened aorta wall is a fatal cardio-vascular condition, which can cause life threatening bleeding and potentially death. In India, there is an estimated 5-10 per 10...

    2 March 2020 11:35 AM GMT
  • Diabetic Kidney Failure: Indian researchers identify biomarker for early prediction

    Diabetic Kidney Failure: Indian researchers identify biomarker for early prediction

    New Delhi (ISW): Diabetic Kidney failure or Diabetic Nephropathy is among the most significant longer-term complications associated with type 2 diabetes. The risk of End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and resulting premature disease and death is estimated...

    2 March 2020 8:21 AM GMT
  • Indian-led research promises light-wave electronics, millions of times faster

    Indian-led research promises 'light-wave electronics', millions of times faster

    N.B. NairNew Delhi (ISJ): Control of electrical current forms the backbone of electronics. The capability to vary electronic current from a very small to a big value defines the speed of electronics. This speed is limited to GHz in contemporary electr...

    9 Feb 2020 5:19 AM GMT
  • Indian doctors remove multiple tumours from lungs and wind pipe

    Indian doctors remove multiple tumours from lungs and wind pipe

    N.B. Nair Kochi (ISJ): Haridasan hailing from Kannur in northern Kerala was suffering from breathlessness, cough and sleeplessness. His left lung had completely collapsed and right partially collapsed, and was in a life-threatening condition. Accor...

    25 Dec 2019 7:24 AM GMT
  • Indian technologists develop cost-effective sensor to alert landslides

    Indian technologists develop cost-effective sensor to alert landslides

    N.B. Nair The sensor system can save a life from landslides at a mere Rs. 700 Mandi, Himachal Pradesh (ISJ): A research by University of Sheffield, London revealed, India accounted for 20 percent of fatal landslides across the world during the...

    23 Nov 2019 12:00 PM GMT
  • Give your heart to dog and live longer

    Give your heart to dog and live longer

    Washington (ISJ): Leave your health to dogs could turn out to be a great idea, if you have a pet dog at home, especially for those who have had heart attacks or strokes. New research shows association with dog gives its owner a longer life, reinforc...

    12 Oct 2019 11:20 AM GMT
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