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IIT Guwahati researchers discover new ways to prevent memory loss due to Alzheimer’s disease

Guwahati/IBNS: Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati has worked on out-of-the-box ideas that can help prevent or reduce short-term memory losses associated with Alzheimer’s disease.  

Treat vitamin D deficiency to prevent deadly lung attacks, finds study

London, Jan 11 (IBNS): Vitamin D supplements have been found to reduce the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London.

Researchers are one step closer to developing eye drops to treat common sight loss condition: Scientists

Birmingham, July 19 (IBNS): Scientists at the University of Birmingham are one step closer to developing an eye drop that could revolutionise treatment for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). 

Scientists discover new mechanisms that bacteria use to protect themselves from antibiotics

Birmingham, Nov 13 (IBNS): Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified new mechanisms used by bacteria to resist infection-fighting antibiotics.

Mosquitoes should not be eliminated: Research

West Lafayette, Ind., July 13 (IBNS): A Purdue researcher and a team of scientists working on a new insecticide argue that mosquitoes should not simply be made extinct due to their role in various ecosystems.

New till receipt design could make us healthier, say academics

Birmingham, July 13 (IBNS): A new traffic light system which uses till receipts to display nutritional information for an entire supermarket shop could revolutionise the way we buy food, say academics at Birmingham City University in the UK.

Scientists find skin cells at the root of balding, gray hair

Dallas, May 9 (IBNS): UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers have identified the cells that directly give rise to hair as well as the mechanism that causes hair to turn gray – findings that could one day help identify possible treatments for balding and hair graying.

India’s research efforts should focus on drug resistant TB

New Delhi/Kolkata, Mar 22 (IBNS): Reiterating its commitment to the theme Unite to End TB on World Tuberculosis Day, the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR) believes there is a need for a greater focus on research in multi-drug resistant TB (MDR- TB).

Role of terrestrial biosphere in counteracting climate change may have been underestimated: Research

Birmingham, Feb 1 (IBNS): New research has suggested that the capacity of the terrestrial biosphere to absorb carbon dioxide (CO2) may have been underestimated in past calculations due to certain land-use changes not being fully taken into account.

Successful SCOAP3 Global Open Access initiative continues for three more years: CERN

Geneva, Sept 20 (IBNS): After three years of successful operation and growth, CERN on Tuesday announced the continuation of the global SCOAP3 Open Access initiative for at least three more years.