Research Study
Health  /  Published 22.04.20

Warning on coveted drug

Hydroxychloroquine, the anti-malarial drug India exported to the US after a request from President Donald Trump, does not improve mortality in severe Covid-19 patients or reduce their need for ventila...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Science  /  Published 23.09.19

Venus may have been habitable, says Nasa

Venus may have hosted liquid water for 2-3 billion years, until a dramatic transformation starting over 700 million years ago resurfaced around 80 per cent of the planet, according to a Nasa study.The...
By PTI in Washington

India  /  Published 22.09.19

Curcumin hope in TB fight

Indian scientists have shown that turmeric’s yellow ingredient may help enhance the efficacy of the lone standard vaccine against tuberculosis, which is given to all children at birth but is effecti...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Child mortality reality check

India is unlikely to achieve its target of reducing under-five child mortality to below 23 per 1,000 live births by the year 2025, health researchers said on Tuesday after the first district-level stu...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Health  /  Published 10.03.20

Novel Coronavirus: 20-day spread risk

Patients infected by the novel coronavirus can potentially spread the virus on average for 20 days after onset of illness, according to a study that has also suggested that old age and sepsis increase...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 23.06.19

How smartphone users behave

Being a smart senior citizen is alluring but stressful. That seems to be the lesson gleaned from a study of people’s habits of locking and unlocking smartphones. Conducted by the University of Briti...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 17.12.19

Retail loans to double

Retail loans are expected to double to Rs 96 lakh crore by March 2024 from Rs 48 lakh crore in March 2019 because of higher private consumption, greater willingness to take loans and finance companie...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 04.12.19

India worst climate victim: Report

India has become the world’s worst victim of extreme weather events driven by climate change, with a sharp increase in climate-linked deaths and economic damage in recent years, analysts said in a r...
By Jayanta Basu in Madrid

Opinion  /  Published 28.11.19

Climate change: Kids born now will pay the price

Sir — A report in The Lancet states that climate change will potentially affect the health of the children across the world adversely. This is a matter of serious concern. This growing global crisis...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 23.02.20

Found: Shared ancestry

Members of India’s Gujjar community in Jammu are genetically much closer to the Pashtuns in Afghanistan and Pakistan than to other population groups within India, a genetic study has revealed, imply...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi


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