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Rama Krishna August 3, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 3: Royal and age-old tradition are what describes The Oudh, bringing Lakhnavi cuisine directly from the kitchens of the last nawab of Awadh, Wajid Ali Shah, on to the plates of Delhiites. The Oudh, formerly known as Darbar, located in The Ashok, opened its doors in 1995 offering an array of dishes […]

Rama Krishna August 3, 2016

New York: Researchers have developed a flexible wearable sensor — consisting of a temporary tattoo which sticks to the skin — that can accurately measure a person’s blood-alcohol level from sweat. The device can be worn on the skin and could be used by doctors and police officers for continuous, non-invasive and real-time monitoring of […]

Rama Krishna August 3, 2016

New Delhi: Congress President Sonia Gandhi was on Wednesday shifted to the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital here and is likely to undergo further tests for her fever and high blood pressure, doctors said. “Soniaji was brought to our hospital around 1.45 p.m. Senior doctors are attending on her,” a senior doctor told IANS. Earlier, Gandhi, […]

Rama Krishna August 2, 2016

Kolkata, Aug 2: Amid reports of deaths caused by dengue and high fever, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee chaired a high-level meeting on Tuesday, following which an advisory was issued, warning against stagnant water collecting and asking various departments to raise awareness to control the outbreak. After the meeting at the state secretariat Nabanna, […]

Rama Krishna August 1, 2016

New York: Training the loved ones or partners of skin cancer survivors to examine new moles can dramatically increase early detection and thus lead to early treatment as well as improve survival rate, says a study. Patients with melanoma — the most serious type of skin cancer — are at increased risk of developing a […]

Rama Krishna August 1, 2016

Washington, Aug 1: HIV-infected people whose immune systems made neutralising antibodies have similar immune alterations, or perturbations, as found in individuals with autoimmune disease, revealed a study. According to the study published in Journal Science Immunology, the researchers found several key immune differences that should help in the development of a how-to manual for an […]

Rama Krishna August 1, 2016

Tura (Meghalaya), Aug 1: Diseases may break out in the flood-hit areas of Meghalaya if precautions are not taken, health authorities said. “There are already cases of some people in the flood areas suffering from diarrhoea and dysentery but our medical team visiting these areas has been able to provide immediate treatment,” Marwin Sangma, the […]

Rama Krishna August 1, 2016

Bengaluru: A brain scan conducted while someone is going through stress may detect shrinking in a part of the brain that can eventually lead to memory loss, says a study. The findings showed that the shrinking of the hippocampus — the brain region associated with learning and memory — actually precedes the onset of a […]

Rama Krishna July 30, 2016

New York, July 30: Teenagers who have easy access to drugs and alcohol in the home are more likely to get addicted in their early and late 20s, according to a study. The study also revealed how adolescent exposure to illegal substances affects patterns of abuse in adulthood and indicates that the effects were more […]