Social isolation driving online infidelity in India

New Delhi, May 29 : Internet infidelity or involvement in sexual and romantic conversation online with someone other than their own partners is on the rise in India and social isolation is one of the primary factors responsible for it, says a study. Married people are more likely to involve in online infidelity due to […]

Australian researchers use silkworms to repair damaged eardrums

Melbourne, May 29 : Silkworms could have the potential to repair damaged eardrums, a team of Australian researchers has found. The team of researchers, based in Melbourne and Perth, have developed a device that incorporated silk into the “ClearDrum” ear implant, a device similar in appearance to a contact lens which a recipient’s cells can […]

Three Zika cases in Ahmedabad, Gujarat says don’t worry

Gandhinagar, May 28 : Even as the WHO has confirmed India’s first three cases of Zika virus in Gujarat, the state government on Sunday said there is “no reason to worry” since effective measures were being taken. The World Health Organisation (WHO) had confirmed that three persons, including a pregnant woman, were infected in Ahmedabad […]

NGO calls for fast-track courts in medical negligence cases

Kolkata, May 28 : A non-governmental organisation fighting for patients’ rights in India on Sunday pressed for an amendment to the Consumer Protection Act for disposal of cases of medical negligence through fast-track courts. The People for Better Treatment submitted a memorandum to the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) to seek amendment in the […]