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From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives
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From hotbed of crime to a joggers' paradise — Nairobi's Karura Forest-city thrives

Karura went from dangerous no-man's-land to one of Nairobi's safest, most popular destinations in the span of a decade.

Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
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Discovery of how cells sense oxygen levels earns Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Hypoxia-inducible factor is a protein that increases inside the cell when the oxygen levels fall, helping the cell survive.

Nobel Prize 2019: William Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter Ratcliffe, Gregg Semenza win Nobel Prize in medicine or Physiology for explaining how body adapts to low oxygen levels
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Nobel Prize 2019: William Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter Ratcliffe, Gregg Semenza win Nobel Prize in medicine or Physiology for explaining how body adapts to low oxygen levels

Their research focused on how our bodies respond to change in oxygen availability at the molecular level. The body needs oxygen to convert food into energy, it also detects and adapts at a cellular level when there is less oxygen available.

PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations
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PM addresses first high-level meet on Universal Health coverage, says India's experience available to all developing nations

India's experience and capabilities in providing affordable healthcare is available for use to all developing countries, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the first-ever high-level meeting on Universal Health Coverage

World Alzheimer's Day 2019: Everything we know, don’t know and suspect about Alzheimer’s disease
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World Alzheimer's Day 2019: Everything we know, don’t know and suspect about Alzheimer’s disease

Maintaining physical, social and mental health is a key part of reducing dementia risk, and thereby, Alzheimer's.

World Alzheimer’s Day 2019: When does 'forgetfulness' become 'dementia' become Alzheimer's?
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World Alzheimer’s Day 2019: When does 'forgetfulness' become 'dementia' become Alzheimer's?

In India alone, more than 4 million people suffer from some sort of dementia including Alzheimer’s disease.

IMA reacts to 'uncalled for editorial' on Kashmir by British medical journal The Lancet
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IMA reacts to 'uncalled for editorial' on Kashmir by British medical journal The Lancet

The editorial 'Fear and uncertainty around Kashmir's future' was published in The Lancet on 17 August.

Mexican mathematician solves decades old mathematical problem that could revolutionize lens design
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Mexican mathematician solves decades old mathematical problem that could revolutionize lens design

The solution will impact not just photography, but also astronomy, and medicine.

Can India lead the way in managing the growing burden of cardiovascular disease?
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Can India lead the way in managing the growing burden of cardiovascular disease?

Estimates indicate that the spending to combat the NCDs would reach around $4.8 trillion by 2030.

Superbugs and farming: Unchecked use of anti-fungals in modern agriculture is responsible for rise of deadly germs
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Superbugs and farming: Unchecked use of anti-fungals in modern agriculture is responsible for rise of deadly germs

Candida auris is a dangerous fungal infection that emerged in 2009 in Japan and, in just a few years, has spread round the world.

CRISPR combined with new ART treatment cures HIV in mice for first time
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CRISPR combined with new ART treatment cures HIV in mice for first time

This new development is the second biggest breakthrough in HIV medicine since antiretroviral treatment itself.

150 hospitalised in Assam following suspected food poisoning after consuming ‘prasad’, two critical
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150 hospitalised in Assam following suspected food poisoning after consuming ‘prasad’, two critical

At least 150 people, including women and children, have been hospitalised due to suspected food poisoning in Kamrup district, officials said.

New gene linked to schizophrenia discovered by team of Indian, Australian scientists
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New gene linked to schizophrenia discovered by team of Indian, Australian scientists

A large team of Indian researchers scanned over 3,000 genomes looking for a specific genetic variation in schizophrenia.

Decoy bacteria and tiny 'nanobodies' paired up to fight cancer in new technique
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Decoy bacteria and tiny 'nanobodies' paired up to fight cancer in new technique

Nanobodies can sneak up to tumour cells quietly & mark them for destruction by the body’s immune system.

Scarcity of land in Delhi forces AAP govt to halve scale of flagship Mohalla Clinic project; capital to get 530 centres
India

Scarcity of land in Delhi forces AAP govt to halve scale of flagship Mohalla Clinic project; capital to get 530 centres

The Delhi health department has nearly halved its target of setting up these dispensaries, called mohalla (community) clinics.

Men’s Health Week: It is a numbers game for men to keep cardiovascular diseases away
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Men’s Health Week: It is a numbers game for men to keep cardiovascular diseases away

From 10-16 June, men's health is celebrated all over the world to remind them to put their health first and take better care of themselves.

Onset of type-1 Diabetes can be delayed using a new antibody treatment, trials show
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Onset of type-1 Diabetes can be delayed using a new antibody treatment, trials show

This promising research involves an antibody that lessens the destruction of insulin-producing cells.

Study show some women more likely to develop cervical cancer, help in early detection
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Study show some women more likely to develop cervical cancer, help in early detection

Researchers found a link between women most likely to develop cancer and a micro-gene in their DNA.

People recalled day-old memories better after tiny electrical pulses to the brain
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People recalled day-old memories better after tiny electrical pulses to the brain

There was a better recollection in the group that received electric stimulation that excited their neurons.

New hormone-based breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates dramatically
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New hormone-based breast cancer drug found to boost survival rates dramatically

Researchers are interested in exploring whether the drug could help nip cancer in the bud at early stages.