US-UK alliance targets the world’s deadliest superbugs

By Kate Kelland LONDON, Mar 30 : Eleven biotech companies and research teams in Britain and the United States were awarded up to 48 million dollars in funding today to speed development of new antibiotics powerful enough to take on the world’s deadliest superbugs. The range of antimicrobial medicines able to kill the growing number […]

Gadkari inaugurates care centres for cancer-hit children

Mumbai, March 30 : Three dilapidated buildings of Mumbai Port Trust (MbPT) on a 1.2 acre plot, transformed into a cheerful haven within a year for children undergoing cancer treatment and were inaugurated by Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari. “This is the happiest moment for me to inaugurate the child care centres. Within a year, […]

‘Plastic’ eggs sold in Kolkata market

Kolkata, March 30 : The Kolkata Municipal Corporation has ordered an investigation into the alleged sale of “artificial eggs” made of “plastic” in the city’s markets, the KMC mayor said on Thursday. Acting on a police complaint by Anita Kumar, who discovered “artificial eggs” once she cracked a couple open, the civic body has asked […]

Teenage trauma may up depression risk during menopause

New York, March 30 : Women who experience multiple traumatic events during childhood or adolescence may be at an increased risk of depression in the years leading into menopause — known as perimenopause, a study has showed. The findings revealed that women who reported two or more adverse childhood experiences — such as emotional abuse, […]

Himachal introduces bill to ensure safety of doctors

Shimla, March 30 : The Himachal Pradesh government on Thursday introduced an amendment bill in the assembly to ensure safety of doctors on duty in government hospitals and dispensaries by making the offence of assault non-bailable. Health Minister Kaul Singh introduced the bill to amend section four of the Himachal Pradesh Medicare Service Persons and […]

Rs 30 cr neuro spine care hospital launched in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, March 30 : Bengaluru Regenerative Advanced Institute of Neurosciences (Brains), a neuro spine care hospital, with an investment of Rs 30 crore, was launched in Bengaluru on Thursday. Brains, launched in association with Sparsh Hospital here, is the first private sector specialty tertiary neuro spine care hospital chain in India. “We have invested Rs […]