Researchers at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai have discovered that tiny RNAs, called microRNAs, help our cells to maintain an equilibrium of energy production during states of upheaval—fasting and feasting.
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Two Russian institutes—A.N.Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution and Moscow State Agricultural University, and the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, India, have compared the chemical contents of the faecal matter of the Amur and Bengal tigers to examine the stress levels of these tigers in India and Russia.
A team of researchers from Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, have reported a new compound that has shown promising potential to fight against cervical cancer.
A team of international researchers examine the cost burden of haemodialysis and found that about nine in ten households found it hard to meet the expenses, in spite of subsidies.
A new study recommends repeating blood pressure measurements to diagnose hypertension accurately.
Researchers from the USA and Canada estimated the incidence of asthma among children across the world that is triggered by nitrogen dioxide—a major constituent of the vehicular exhaust.
Bacteria like Salmonella and Mycobacterium, which have developed resistance to multiple drugs, are now a global health challenge. Studies estimate that the number of people succumbing to infections caused by drug-resistant bacteria is on the rise, with 33,000 deaths annually in Europe alone.
Researchers worked with an international non-profit organisation called Mission Rabies, to study the efficiency of using oral baits, which contain anti-rabies vaccine, to vaccinate free-ranging dogs.
A global study finds that diets high in sodium and low in whole grains and fruits result in most deaths.