Category Archives: Health

State of nutrition in the country

Two reports released on Thursday, one at the global level and the other India-specific, say the country is on track to meet only two (under-five overweight and exclusive breastfeeding rates) […]

Retinal nerve cells grown in lab

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have developed a method to efficiently turn human stem cells into retinal nerve cells that transmit visual signals from the eye to the brain for […]

Genome Editing and its controversy

What is a genome ? The genome of an organism is the whole of its hereditary information encoded in its DNA. Within DNA there is a unique chemical code that […]

Poor AQI in Delhi

Air quality remained abysmal on Dec 1st , with four of the seven monitoring stations reporting the “severe” warning during the morning.

Lack of parental care affects brain development

Children who are left without direct parental care for extended periods of time show larger gray matter volumes in the brain and may also show delay in brain development, according […]

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance simply put is when infection-causing bacteria is not killed by an antibiotic that was effective earlier, the bacteria continue to thrive. Treatment options shrink further when multiple antibiotics […]