Blueprint of body’s heat sensor found

New York, Jan 19 : In an important step towards new therapies for a variety of conditions involving pain sensation including chronic pain, researchers have discovered the structure of a protein linked to pain and heat perception. “These receptors are gaining particular attention because they are so critical to how we sense and respond to […]

Sunny Leone not to endorse tobacco product in future

New Delhi, Jan 18 : Actress Sunny Leone has promised she won’t be advertising any product related to tobacco in the future, following the Delhi government’s appeal to a couple of actors urging them not to endorse pan masala and tobacco products. However, the future of her current endorsement contract for a pan masala will […]

Popping pills to manage pain can prove fatal for you

New York, Jan 18 : The arrest of Indian-American psychiatrist Narendra Nagareddy for allegedly overprescribing opioids, leading to overdoses and several deaths, has once again highlighted how the use of narcotic pain medication and psychoactive drugs can have a negative impact on a person’s quality of life and may ultimately prove lethal if taken long-term. […]

New Mumbai IVF centre to cut infertility treatment cost

Mumbai, Jan 18 : In a bid to make infertility treatment accessible to a larger section of the childless couples, the public trust Nowrosjee Wadia Maternity Hospital has opened a in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) centre in Mumbai that could dramatically bring down the cost of infertility treatment. The “Wadia Assisted Reproduction Technology Centre” recently inaugurated by […]