New discovery in stem cells may help build strong muscles in old age

Researchers have found how an unexpectedly high number of mutations in the stem cells of muscles impair cell regeneration. As we grow older, our muscular function declines. So, according to the researchers, this discovery may result in new medication to build stronger muscles even when in old age. For the study, published in the journal […]

Pune’s EKansh Trust to conduct contest in designing clothing for people with disabilities

Having run contests for students of architecture, Anita Iyer Narayan, founder and managing trustee, EKansh Trust has now announced in designing adaptive clothing for people with disabilities. On the concept, Anita shared, “We had run contests for students of architecture earlier. Design impacts our lives. Everything that is not natural is designed by us, and […]

CBSE Adopts TETRA Software For Level Playing Field In Exams

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has been using digital technology to create as much of a level playing field as possible for students who feel unduly penalised by a disproportionately difficult question paper or a stray ambiguous question, a senior official said. The official said that the Board started using the Theory Evaluation […]

Sewage ‘lake’ in Gurugram Sector 67 sparks health fears

Residents of Ansal Esencia and neighbouring residential societies in Gurugram’s Sector 67 are concerned about their health due to the presence of a large pond of untreated sewage around the approach road. Residents said the site is a breeding ground for mosquitoes and is a “health crisis waiting to strike”. The area around the site […]

Swine flu claims 20 lives in 24 days in Punjab; highest number of positive cases from Patiala, Ludhiana

Twenty people have died of swine flu this year, almost double the 11 deaths reported in 2018, data with the Punjab health department shows. The highest number of positive cases for the respiratory disease has been reported from Patiala and Ludhiana with 20 from each district. Malwa is also the worst-hit in terms of deaths […]

With 6,700 cases and 226 deaths, spike in swine flu triggers health alarm

India has recorded an alarming spike in swine flu (H1N1) this year, with 6,701 cases and 226 deaths confirmed till February 3, compared to 798 cases and 68 deaths during the corresponding period in 2018. The sharpest spike was in the week ending February 3, which reported close to a third (2,101) of the total […]

H1N1 kills 17, infects 280 others in state; cold wave behind spike?

Swine flu, caused by the H1N1 virus, has killed 17 people and infected more than 280 people in Maharashtra since the beginning of the year. Disease experts said the unusually cold winter conditions in the state since January have been a major reason for its spreading. Seven patients across the state are currently on life […]

Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife, Tahira Kashyap, reveals she has stage 1 cancer in emotional post

Tahira Kashyap had previously undergone a preventive mastectomy. Writer-director and Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana’s wife Tahira Kashyap has revealed her breast cancer diagnosis on social media. “That’s what you do when it shows up,show it the way out! I believe if an obstacle comes your way it is for you to beat the sh*t out […]

Best yoga asanas, fitness experts say these 10 poses every day in the morning will give you a great start

Are you always feeling lethargic and tired without any underlying medical condition? A daily 10-minute yoga routine can help you feel more energetic, and help you regain body-mind balance. While many people feel that yoga doesn’t match up to cardio exercises or heavy duty High-intensity interval training, research has shown that yoga can help you […]