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NIH clears grant to study plants used in Ayurveda

The National Institutes of Health has cleared a $6 million grant to set up a center to study red grapes, ginseng and hemp, plants used in Ayurveda and other systems, for their medicinal value.Dr......

Canadian Sikhs do their bit for new hospital

William Osler Health Center and the Canadian Sikh community raised $170,000 from a 3-day'Akhand Paath' they organised last week at the Brampton Civic Hosptial.Quite a fund raiser from an Akhand......

Are you taking care of your liver?

'If somebody drinks heavily or has obesity and diabetes, the first step is to see a physician for assessing if they have liver disease.''And, if so, how much damage has been done to their liver.'......

Trump promises solution to gun violence after protests over Florida shooting

Under pressure to act, United States President Donald Trump on Thursday vowed to find a long-term solution to stop the spike in gun violence in America and floated the idea of arming specially......

Mitra, the robot, steals the show from NaMo, Ivanka

Ivanka spoke for a good 15 minutes, gracefully, looking straight at her audience, her face wreathed often in winning smiles.She is an articulate, striking, woman who charmed her audience.Vaihayasi......

Economist Rajiv Kumar named as new VC of NITI Aayog

Economist Dr Rajiv Kumar was on Saturday named as the new Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, five days after the incumbent Arvind Panagariya announced that he would quit to return to academics. The......

How a start-up is saving the lives of cancer patients

Mitra Biotech’s personalised cancer therapy could be a game changer in the field of cancer medicine, find Veena Mani & Ranju Sarkar. IMAGE: Giving the patient the right drug at the right......

Delhi startup eyes US fitness wearables market through smart shoes

An Indian company has introduced smart shoes which, it claims, scientifically improve running and fitness levels by giving real-time feedback to the user. "Till now, all activity trackers and......

The big loopholes in India's smart cities plan

India’s cities are bursting at the seams because poor people are migrating to them in search of work and finding a place to live only in slums, old and new, says Subir Roy.  IMAGE: The......

Cancer drug prices highest in US, treatment expensive in India

The lowest drug prices were found in India and South Africa. But after calculating price as a percentage of wealth adjusted for the cost of living, cancer drugs appeared to be least......

'Till yesterday, you were glowing in your exalted place like a queen'

'The very fact that she survived her migration to Bollywood, where many young lives have been sacrificed or abandoned to the streets, bears testimony to her grit, determination and good fortune,'......

Looking at Carrie Fisher's life in pictures

Carrie Fisher, who made Star Wars character Princess Leia so popular, passed into the ages on December 28. Fisher, who made a mark as a tremendous writer and character actress,......

Eva Mendes, Ryan Gosling welcome second child

The latest Hollywood updates. IMAGE: Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling. Photograph: Sonia Recchia/Getty Images Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes have welcomed their second child, a daughter, just......

Kajal Aggarwal, Vikram team up for Garuda

The latest updates from the Tamil film industry. It's finally official! Vikram will romance Kajal Aggarwal in his next film, Garuda. This will be the first time that the duo will share screen......

What's hot at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

Anti-NKorea protesters burn flags before opening ceremony IMAGE: Police try to extinguish burnt portraits of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during an anti-North Korea protest before the opening......

Pyeongchang on track to be coldest Olympics in decades

Plunging to minus 20 degrees Celsius, the temperatures have put Pyeongchang on track to be the coldest Olympics in decades Sporting and digital equipment appears no match for the biting cold either......

SPOTTED! Prince Harry's girlfriend at Invictus Games

IMAGE: Meghan Markle (wearing dark red), girlfriend of Britain's Prince Harry, arrives to attend the opening ceremony for the Invictus Games in Toronto, Canada. Photograph: Mark Blinch/Reuters......

SCARY! Konta collapses but recovers to reach third round

‘I am feeling a little embarrassed but I'm doing everything that I can to recover well to compete again on Friday’ ‘I'm not a fan of drama, of this sort of thing, so I did the......

Why the Zika virus is causing alarm

Global health officials are racing to better understand the Zika virus behind a major outbreak that began in Brazil last year and has spread to many countries in the Americas. IMAGE: Rio 2016......
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Johnson & Johnson rolls out mobile training centre for surgeons

Medical devices maker Johnson & Johnson Medical India on Thursday launched a specialised bus to travel across the country and provide hands on... ...
Centre okays launch of National Health Protection scheme

The Centre today gave its nod for the launch of Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission, which will provide a coverage of Rs 5 lakh... ...
Parliamentary panel rejects Centre’s proposal for ‘bridge courses’

New Delhi: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday rejected the Centre's proposal to allow practitioners of... ...
U.S. high court skeptical toward California law on anti-abortion centers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A California law that requires Christian-based facilities that steer pregnant women away from abortion to post notices about... ...
AIIMS to build new-age dental research centre

The centre will be equipped with all the new-age research technology and will provide an all-round dental and oral health care. ...

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