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Now, 'electronic nose' to detect diarrhoea

Sep 1 2014, 7:52am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) In what could lead to faster diagnosis of diarrhoea and stomach cramps, researchers have developed an "electronic nose" that can sniff the highly infectious bacteria that causes these... Read more Sep 1 2014, 7:52am CDT
 
 

Japan has committed $35-bn investment in India: Modi

Sep 1 2014, 7:02am CDT | by IANS

Tokyo, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday signalled a new era of ties with Japan and welcomed the commitment made by his host and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe to invest $35 billion in India over the... Read more Sep 1 2014, 7:02am CDT
 
 

New blood test to reliably detect TB

Sep 1 2014, 6:38am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) A new blood test has been developed to provide a fast and accurate tool to diagnose tuberculosis in children. Read more Sep 1 2014, 6:38am CDT
 
 

Japan announces 3.5 trillion yen investment to India

Sep 1 2014, 6:32am CDT | by IANS

Tokyo, Sep 1 (IANS) Japan Monday announced public-private investment of 3.5 trillion yen (Rs.2.03 trillion) in India. Read more Sep 1 2014, 6:32am CDT
 
 

Man with 'disconnected' brain, alive and kicking at 88!

Sep 1 2014, 6:16am CDT | by IANS

New York, Sep 1 (IANS) This may sound and read unbelievable but there is an elderly man whose brain has no neural fibre connection between his two hemispheres! Read more Sep 1 2014, 6:16am CDT
 
 

Ebola toll in Guinea 460

Sep 1 2014, 6:08am CDT | by IANS

Conakry, Sep 1 (IANS) At least 690 Ebola virus disease cases have been confirmed in Guinea, out of which 460 people have died, the latest data released by the health ministry here shows. Read more Sep 1 2014, 6:08am CDT
 
 

Caffeinated 'energy' drinks bad for heart

Sep 1 2014, 5:58am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) "Energy" drinks which are so popular during physical exercise and even otherwise among children and younger adults can cause heart problems, a research shows. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:58am CDT
 
 

Nepal too to restructure national plan panel

Sep 1 2014, 5:56am CDT | by IANS

Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) After the new Indian government decided to scrap the Planning Commission, the Nepal government also has decided to restructure, revamp and modernise its National Planning Commission (NPC), which... Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:56am CDT
 
 

Women at greater stroke risk from resistant hyper-tension

Sep 1 2014, 5:54am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) The condition known as Resistant Hyper-tension increases stroke risk by 35 percent in women and 20 percent in elderly patients, according to new research. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:54am CDT
 
 

Shun coffee and switch to tea for healthy heart

Sep 1 2014, 5:46am CDT | by IANS

London, Sep 1 (IANS) If you have to choose between tea or coffee, it is probably better to drink tea for its antioxidant benefits. Read more Sep 1 2014, 5:46am CDT
 
 

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