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Protein can cut progression of both inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer: Study

Protein can cut progression of both inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) A new study finds that altering the shape of a protein can significantly reduce the progression of inflammatory bowel disease and colon cancer. According to researchers, modifying the shape of IRAK-M, a protein that controls inflammation, can significantly reduce the clinical progression of both diseases ... Read More »

Caviar introduces iPhone 7 with portraits of Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin

The inauguration of Donald Trump as president of the US unlocked as many meme ideas as there are protests against his actions. But might be the weirdest we have seen – Russian company Caviar sells two 32GB iPhone 7 units with gold-plated backs and embossed faces of the Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. The backs also include the coat of ... Read More »

Father,of,Indian,Supercomputer,Vijay,Pandurang,Bhatkar,becomes,Nalanda,University’s,new,vice-chancellor

Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar, 70, has been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University, Rajgir, in Bihar. President Pranab Mukherjee, in his capacity as visitor to Nalanda University, named Bhatkar for the post with effect from January 25. Nalanda University gets a new vice-chancellor RELATED STORIES Rajasthan: Chapter on demonetisation to be included in high school syllabus UPSC CDS (I) ... Read More »

Vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women ups risk of Alzheimer’s for child

Vitamin A deficiency in pregnant women ups risk of Alzheimer’s for child (Getty Images) For would-be-mommies, inclusion of sweet potatoes, carrots, and dark leafy greens in their diet are a must, as a study warns that deficiency of vitamin A in the womb or just after birth can have a detrimental effect on the brain development of the fetus or ... Read More »

Gears of War 4 adds multiplayer crossplay for Windows 10, Xbox One gamers

Microsoft’s ambitious Play Anywhere initiative, which lets PC and Xbox gamers game together, made unexpected strides on Friday, when it was announced that Gears of War 4’s crossplay will expand beyond cooperative mode to include multiplayer competition. The feature, however, will be limited to Social Quickplay, rather than competitive ranked matches, Microsoft said. So your dreams of a “Super Bowl” ... Read More »

High-level committee meeting discussed the modalities of setting up of five universities for minorities

While some panel members suggested that institutions should be completely autonomous, some members suggested that the varsities should be mainly for minorities. Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi RELATED STORIES After IIM bill, more central institutions could be granted autonomy: Javadekar Political changes in the US and UK have reduced the numbers of Indian students UP Class 10 Boards ... Read More »

Eating celery, broccoli can improve treatment of breast cancer

ANI | Jan 25, 2017, 03.30 PM IST Eating celery, broccoli can improve treatment of breast cancer (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) Researchers from the University of Missouri found that a natural compound, Luteolin, found in herbs such as thyme and parsley and vegetables such as celery and broccoli, can reduce the risk of developing metastasis originating from triple-negative breast cancer in ... Read More »

Eat mushrooms to prevent risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease

ANI | Jan 25, 2017, 04.30 PM IST   Eat mushrooms to prevent risk of Dementia, Alzheimer’s disease According to researchers, certain edible and medicinal mushrooms contain bioactive compounds that may enhance nerve growth in the brain and protect against neurotoxic stimuli such as inflammation that contribute to Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. The study, published in Journal of Medicinal Food ... Read More »

Instead of taking over private schools, improve public schools: Delhi High Court

Instead of taking over the private schools, government should mull over to improve public schools in such a manner that the parents will opt for public school in the near future, observed Justice Manmohan. Delhi High Court RELATED STORIES UPSC Civil Services Examinations: Disabled candidates to get seven not ten chances, directs SC CBSE Board Exam 2017: Peon allegedly steals ... Read More »

Only 1% of R&D funds spent for HIV, TB and malaria: WHO

Sushmi Dey| TNN | Jan 24, 2017, 12.30 PM IST Only 1% of R&D funds spent for HIV, TB and malaria: WHO Investments in health research and development (R&D) are poorly aligned with global public health needs, the World Health Organisation said, highlighting that merely 1% of the total funding on health R&D was allocated towards neglected diseases like HIV ... Read More »