Tag: Ministry of Science & Technology

Chandigarh’s first Pollen Calendar can help identify potential allergy triggers and guard sensitive people from exposure

Chandigarh’s first Pollen Calendar can help identify potential allergy triggers and guard sensitive people from exposure

Delhi 06 SEP 2021  Chandigarh now has its first pollen calendar, which can identify potential allergy triggers and provide a clear understanding for clinicians as well as allergy sufferers about their causes to help limit their exposure during high pollen loads. About 20-30% of the population suffers from allergic rhinitis/hay[Read More…]

Brazil, Russia, India and South Africa to Study Intersection of COVID-19 and Tuberculosis Pandemics

DELHI : 18 AUG 2021 A consortium of doctors and researchers from India, Brazil, Russia, and South Africa have partnered to conduct a study on the epidemiological impact and intersection of the COVID-19 and Tuberculosis pandemics in these countries. Under this joint research, the teams from these countries will explore the[Read More…]

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh Advocates Mandatory Blood Sugar Test for Every Pregnant Woman, even if she does not have any symptoms;

Says, diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus (GDM) with a “Single Test Procedure” recommended by “Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group India (DIPSI)” and endorsed by M/o Health & Family Welfare, GoI, is an affordable test to meet the requirement of all strata of society DELHI : 07 AUG 2021 Union Minister[Read More…]

INSPIRE faculty fellow develops human-based models to study neurodevelopmental disorders such as autism

DELHI : 04 AUG 2021  Dr. Yogita K Adlakha, an Inspire Faculty Fellow, has developed human-based models to study neuron development and neurodevelopmental disorder such as autism which can help design treatment strategies for such brain disorders. Since decades, animal models have been used to understand brain-related disorders, and the drugs[Read More…]

DBT-BIRAC supported start up Blackfrog Technologies

Supporting the Last-mile Delivery of Vaccines Delhi 08 JUL 2021 DBT-BIRAC supported startupBlackfrog Technologies has developed Emvolio, a portable, battery-powered medical-grade refrigeration device that improves the efficiency of the immunization by strictly maintaining preset temperature for up to 12 hours, thus enabling the safe and efficient transportation of vaccines to[Read More…]

Supervised mindfulness meditation benefits patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment & early Alzheimer’s disease

Delhi 05 JUL 2021- Meditation has emerged as an efficacious practice which improves attention, awareness psychological health. Researchers from Shri Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum, have shown that supervised mindfulness meditation benefitspatients with Mild Cognitive Impairment and early Alzheimer’s disease (AD) in terms of memory and[Read More…]

Excess irrigation over northern India shifting monsoons towards northwest risking agriculture

Irrigation practices influencing precipitation patterns and risk to agriculture increasing due to climate extremes. Delhi 05 JUL 2021  Climate researchers have discovered that excess irrigation over northern India shifts the September monsoon rainfall towards the north-western part of the subcontinent increases widespread weather extremes over Central India. These meteorological hazards[Read More…]

Government Readies Two more Central Drug Laboratories at Pune and Hyderabad for Covid Vaccine Testing

Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of S&T, Continues Support for Scaling up The Vaccine Development and Manufacturing Ecosystem Delhi 04 JUL 2021 In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and considering the enhanced production of COVID Vaccines, the Government proactively took the decision of setting up additional laboratories,to facilitate expedited testing[Read More…]

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