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Reboot, reset needed for a new world: WEF's first-ever digital summit brings together powerful women, insightful views

The panel held across two days is slated to see over 150 sessions and 400 speakers from around the world discussing major global issues and occurences

Published on 25th July 2020
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Odisha to launch telemedicine service from July 20 to provide medicare amid the COVID-19 crisis

The service would be launched in 41 places -30 District Headquarter hospitals, seven medical colleges, IGH Rourkela, Capital hospital Bhubaneswar and in several other places

Published on 17th July 2020
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Scientists may have cracked the code to improve human longevity. Here's how

Seeking a better understanding of how mifepristone works to increase lifespan, the research team looked at the genes, molecules and metabolic processes that changed when flies consumed the drug

Published on 13th July 2020
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IIT Madras researchers find active principle from turmeric can potentially improve outcomes of cancer therapies

The team found that treating leukaemia (blood/bone-marrow cancer) cells with curcumin sensitises the cells to TRAIL and results in more efficient cell death

Published on 13th July 2020
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COVID-19: Health Ministry issues revised home isolation guidelines

Patients under home isolation will stand discharged after 10 days of onset of symptoms and no fever for three days, the guidelines stated

Published on 3rd July 2020
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Vitamin D may help mitigate chemotherapy side effects: Study

The findings showed that Vitamin D could potentially mitigate inflamed intestinal tracts and provide relief to cancer patients

Published on 19th June 2020
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COVID-19 affecting sexual and reproductive health in young adults, says new study

While social disruption resulting from the pandemic affects young adults' sense of health and well-being, one positive aspect is that young adults are digital natives familiar with online platforms

Published on 19th June 2020
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AIIMS conducts pilot study to assess the effect of radiation therapy on COVID-19 patients

Dr D N Sharma, head of the Radiation Oncology department at AIIMS and the principal investigator of the research project, said two COVID-19 patients who were on oxygen support were given the therapy

Published on 17th June 2020
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Wearable patch can efficiently deliver drug to treat skin cancer

Purdue University innovators in the US have created a novel wearable patch with fully miniaturized nanoneedles that can enhance drug delivery for people with melanoma which is a form of skin cancer

Published on 16th June 2020
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Here's how this 20-year-old's NGO Khoon is saving lives by making sure blood reaches a patient at the right time

Ever found yourself in dire need of blood for a loved one? No? Then, thank your lucky stars. But if you have, then you will certainly understand the importance of NGOs like Khoon. We find out more

Published on 3rd June 2020
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Monica Senapati's love for ikat and Sambalpuri fabrics is helping weavers too. Here's how

Unintentionally, Monica Senapati has built a business around offering Odisha's handlooms to the young crowd in Bengaluru, where she currently resides. We listen in to her story to find out more 

Published on 1st June 2020
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This Coimbatore-based start-up is making pens and pencils out of newspapers. Here's how

Pepaa Products collaborates with over 800 farmers and rural women to make their range of plantable, sustainable products

Published on 26th May 2020
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How this Bengaluru start-up's CoronaOven can 'bake' the dreaded virus to a crisp, keep you safe

Developed by Bengaluru-based start-up Log 9 Materials, this device was not only created in record time, it was also deployed in the market really quick. This is how they went about developing it

Published on 25th May 2020
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One year after Payal Tadvi: How Indian campuses have normalised casteism and failed to provide a safe space for marginalised students

On the first death anniversary of Dr Payal Tadvi, who was pushed to suicide because of her casteist peers, we look at how campuses have allowed the nurturing and breeding of caste hegemony 

Published on 22nd May 2020
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Diabetics, people with co-morbidities like hypertension, kidney, heart issues at higher risk of dying from COVID-19

Highlighting the extreme vulnerability of people living with diabetes during the Coronavirus lockdown, endocrinologists in the national capital said they may experience severe complications

Published on 18th May 2020

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