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  • New test can predict heart attack risk

    Scientists have developed a new technique that identifies patients at high risk of a heart attack by detecting specific cells as markers in the bloodstream, reports PTI. The “fluid biopsy” technique, developed by researchers at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), works by identifying circulating endothelial cells (CECs) and has been successful in distinguishing patients undergoing treatment for a recent heart attack with a healthy control group. The researchers believe the technique can now

  • From Mumbai to the MOUNTAINS

    After living for thirty years in Mumbai, Pamela Chatterjee succumbed to the call of the mountains where she had spent her early years . So she decided to return and now lives in a village in Kumaon, Uttaranchal. Her book, Listen To The Mountains – A Himalayan Journal tells us about the changes in her life (more…)

  • After Dutt, another blast convict gets parole

    Mumbai : Close on the heels of release of actor Sanjay Dutt on parole to take care of his ailing wife, a similar relief has been extended to another 1993 bomb blast accused on the same ground.
    The Divisional Commissioner, Pune, has ordered the release of Mujib Parkar on parole for a month to attend to his wife, the government informed the Bombay High Court on Friday.
    Parkar, lodged in Kolhapur prison, has moved the