27 new HIV+ cases detected

27 new HIV+ cases detected

Between November 2017 and June this year, 27 new Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) positive cases were detected in the country – a 15 females and 12 males. The total number of HIV cases detected since 1993 in the country today stands at 597. The country today has 452 people living with HIV virus, of which 422 are on antiretroviral (ARV) treatment. Defaulter and non-compliant cases account for thirty individuals. Of the new cases, About 78…

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Endometriosis: Know the symptoms, causes and treatment options of the disorder

Endometriosis is a painful condition in which the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus. The disorder is common in girls and women of childbearing age. Pelvic pain is the most common symptoms of endometriosis. However, a new study suggests that fatigue may be a sign of the condition. Endometriosis is a painful condition in which the tissue that normally lines the uterus grows outside the uterus |Photo Credit:&nbspThinkstock New Delhi: A…

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How malaria parasites invade our cells decoded

How malaria parasites invade our cells decoded

MELBOURNE: In a significant step towards developing a new vaccine for malaria, scientists have for the first time unveiled an atomic-scale blueprint of how the parasite invades human cells. Using the Nobel Prize-winning technology cryo-EM (cryo-electron microscopy), the researchers mapped the previously hidden first contact between Plasmodium vivax malaria parasites and young red blood cells they invade to begin the parasites’ spread throughout the body. The study, published in the journal Nature, solves the mystery…

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Midlife fitness can benefit your heart. Here are some exercises you can try

Midlife fitness can benefit your heart. Here are some exercises you can try

It is important to be fit at all ages. A lot of people make fitness a part of their lifestyle from early on and reap the many benefits of it. But it’s never too late. People who take up fitness even in middle age can benefit from it. According to a recent study, people with high fitness during their middle ages are significantly less likely to die from heart diseases in later life even if…

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Childhood environment may determine testosterone levels in men

Childhood environment may determine testosterone levels in men

Turns out, men’s testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood. A study led by Durham University suggests that men, who have a more challenging environment while growing up, for example, with lots of infectious diseases are likely to have lower testosterone levels in later life than those who spend their childhood in healthier environments. The researchers suggested that while analyzing risk profiles one may need to take a man’s childhood environment into…

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Study finds ways to improve treatment of urinary tract infections

Study finds ways to improve treatment of urinary tract infections

A new study has found ways to improve diagnosis and treatment of urinary tract infections. Scientists and physicians at Loyola University Chicago and Loyola Medicine published groundbreaking research that debunked the common belief that urine in healthy women is sterile. The study found that the bladder not only contains bacteria, but the microbes are similar to those found in the vagina and could lead to improved diagnostic tests and treatments for urinary tract infections. After…

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DNA changes that made dogs man’s best friend identified

DNA changes that made dogs man’s best friend identified

From pugs to Labradoodles to huskies, pets dogs may have genetic differences that make them more friendly and loyal to humans, scientists say. Researchers have been comparing dog and wolf DNA to try and identify the genes involved in domestication. They want to understand how a once nocturnal, fearsome wolf-like animal evolved over tens of thousands of years to become beloved members of human families. Amanda Pendleton, a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of…

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This Smart Prosthetic Ankle Can Easily Adjust To How Its User Walks And Rough Terrain

This Smart Prosthetic Ankle Can Easily Adjust To How Its User Walks And Rough Terrain

Engineers at Vanderbilt University found a solution for amputees who complain about soreness after walking on uneven terrains or climbing stairs. They’ve invented a “smart” prosthetic ankle that adapts to its user’s gait and the surface of the ground.  ( Vanderbilt University | YouTube ) Prosthetic limbs have evolved a lot over the years, from rudimentary wooden attachments to bionic, brain-controlled devices that are packed with features. Although they’re still far from replicating the real thing, the…

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Keerthy Suresh in talks to star in SS Rajamouli’s ‘#RRR’

Keerthy Suresh in talks to star in SS Rajamouli’s ‘#RRR’

Keerthy Suresh, who has stolen many hearts in ‘Mahanati’, is contemplating on playing one of the leading ladies in maverick director SS Rajamouli‘s film tentatively titled ‘#RRR’. According to the recent report, the star has been offered one of the lead roles by the makers. The team has reportedly met the actress and discussed the offer. Negotiations are underway for her to come onboard the upcoming action entertainer that stars Ram Charan and Jr NTR…

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The action-packed trailer of ‘Satyameva Jayate’ is here to evoke patriotism in you

The action-packed trailer of ‘Satyameva Jayate’ is here to evoke patriotism in you

John Abraham seems to on a spree to deliver some stupendous movies on the big screen. After impressing the audience with his performance in his last release ‘Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran’, the handsome hunk is back to kill with his looks and intense acting in ‘Satyameva Jayate’. Also starring Manoj Bajpayee, Amruta Khanvilkar and Aisha Sharma, the movie is about John Abraham whose character takes the baton to exterminate corrupt individuals responsible for communal…

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