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  • Antigens that may trigger type-1 diabetes discovered

    Washington : Scientists have identified a new class of antigens that may be a contributing factor to type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is the autoimmune form of diabetes, in which insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas are destroyed by immune cells, especially those known as T cells. In autoimmune disease, the key question is why the immune system attacks the body’s own tissues.

  • Cuba to turn cancer into a manageable chronic disease

    Havana :  Cuba’s biotechnological industry is developing a long-term strategy to turn cancer into a manageable chronic disease, health experts have said, reports IANS.

  • 3D ‘mini-brains’ developed in lab

    Washington : Scientists, including one of Indian origin, have developed tiny 3D ‘mini-brains’ that mimic some of the human brain’s structures and functionality and can be used to study diseases such as Alzheimer’s and autism. The creation of these ‘mini-brains’ could dramatically change how new drugs are tested for effectiveness and safety, researchers said, reports PTI.

  • Your boss can influence your health!

    New York : Strong and effective leadership are vital for any workplace. Managers play a huge role in creating the best work environment, polishing the behaviour of employees, and also promoting their health and wellness, reports IANS.

  • Speech disorder can lead to brain disease

    New York : Apraxia, a problem with speech programming, can lead to neurodegenerative disease – a condition that affects neurons in the human brain, a study says. Apraxia of speech can evolve into a neurologic disorder, causing difficulty with eye movement, using the limbs, walking and falling that worsens as time passes.

  • No prejudice against early Africans in India: UN exhibition

    United Nations : Africans came to India as early as the 13th century as soldiers and there was no prejudice against them at that time. They intermarried with local women, daughters of rulers and notables, and rose to become princes and generals in an era of slavery in America, reports IANS.

  • Virtual reality could help people cope with depression

    London : An immersive virtual reality (VR) therapy can help people with depression by making them less self-critical and more compassionate towards themselves, researchers report.

  • Taiwan to launch 4G disaster alert system

    Taipei : Taiwan on Monday announced it will launch an early warning system for natural disasters on 4G mobile phones, following a 6.4-magnitude earthquake on February 6 that killed 116 people, reports IANS.

  • Your Day By Nilikash P. Pradhan

    Aries:- Those in business will be getting new projects and you have to work on it and get it finalized as fast as possible. Domestic issues will get reduced.

  • How to become master of our thoughts

    First condition. To understand the full importance of this mastery by becoming aware, through observation, that our actions are the exact expression of our thoughts and that so long as we do not have perfect control over our mental activity, these thoughts are nothing but reflexes coming from every outside influence (sensations and suggestions). Thus we do not possess ourselves and can in no way be responsible for ourselves so long as

  • No well-wishers of students

    Predictably, the arrest of the JNU Students’ Union President, Kanhaiya Kumar, has triggered a storm. Various university campuses and politicians of all hues have waded into the dispute sparked off by the shouting of `Pakistan Zindabad’ and other anti-India slogans at a meeting convened by Kumar at the JNU campus last week. The meeting was held on the day Afzal Guru, convicted in the terror attack on Parliament, was hanged three years

  • Breeding nursery of extremism

    It would be fair to say that most people above the age of 35 have a somewhat ambivalent attitude towards students.

  • Islam and Burra Sahibs in 1965 Pak

    There is a small but significant question about the 1965 war that no one has asked and, therefore, no one has answered. Why did Pakistan codename the first part of its dual campaign after a small, rocky island off the coast of Spain and still in the possession of Britain? Why was the August 1965 assault, in which Pak-trained fighters posing fraudulently as “Kashmiris” attempted an insurrection in the Valley, called Operation

  • Danger in Laos

    The rapidly developing events in Laos are pushing the world to the brink of dangerous crisis. The incident of a Russian plane on a supply dropping mission opening fire on an American embassy observer aircraft is an ominous clue to the shape of things to come. That the Laotian capital is firmly in the hands of the rightist forces of General Nosavan, and that King Savang Vatthana is willing to accord constitutional

  • China is keen to work with India’s ‘Make in India’ vision

    China has been very active in participating in the Make in India vision ever since this initiative was launched globally in September 2014. China appreciates and respects this programme because it is part of the Indian Government’s efforts to invigorate its manufacturing sector.