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The researchers of the study claimed that the children who undergo cataract removal have an increased risk of glaucoma, a sight-threatening condition that damages the optic nerve which is the connection between the eye and brain.(Unsplash)

Higher risk of glaucoma suspected in infants undergoing cataract surgery, says study

Maryland [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
PUBLISHED ON DEC 21, 2020 04:58 PM IST
A study of the National Eye Institute (NEI) funded by Infant Aphakic Treatment discovered that cataract surgery may lead to increased eye pressure and optic nerve damage in infants.
A team of researchers for the first time has found this correlation.(Pixabay)
A team of researchers for the first time has found this correlation.(Pixabay)

Researchers find correlation between household chemicals, gut microbiome in children

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2020 04:47 PM IST
There is a correlation between the levels of bacteria and fungi in the gastrointestinal tract of children and the amount of common chemicals found in their home environment.
The finding, published in the journal PeerJ, could lead to new molecular targets for treating or preventing Covid-19.(HT Photo)
The finding, published in the journal PeerJ, could lead to new molecular targets for treating or preventing Covid-19.(HT Photo)

Researchers identify ‘silent’ mutations that helped novel coronavirus thrive

Washington | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 19, 2020 04:35 PM IST
The subtle changes involved how the virus folded its RNA molecules or genetic material within human cells, according to the researchers.
The researchers analysed 13 kinds of popularly used face masks to determine the best to stop the spread of the virus.(Represenatational Image)
The researchers analysed 13 kinds of popularly used face masks to determine the best to stop the spread of the virus.(Represenatational Image)

Covid-19: How different masks stop the virus

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2020 03:52 PM IST
An experiment conducted by researchers from Duke University has found well-fitted valve-less N95 masks, triple-layer surgical masks and double-layer pleated cotton masks (that can be tied tightly) are the most effective in stopping the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19)
Urban heat islands are a phenomenon where the temperature in a city is noticeably higher than in the surrounding rural area.(Unsplash)
Urban heat islands are a phenomenon where the temperature in a city is noticeably higher than in the surrounding rural area.(Unsplash)

Every city needs a distinct cooling pattern

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 05:06 PM IST
Urban heat islands are a phenomenon where the temperature in a city is noticeably higher than in the surrounding rural area.
The controversy erupted after screenshots of the professor’s email to students went viral online.(Jeremy M. Lange/NYT)
The controversy erupted after screenshots of the professor’s email to students went viral online.(Jeremy M. Lange/NYT)

US professor removed after she urges students not to speak in Chinese

New York | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2019 07:57 AM IST
Megan Neely, an assistant professor at the Duke University in North Carolina, told students that not speaking English could lead to “unintended consequences” for international students, the BBC reported.
Nishith Shah, co-founder of 18th Parallel.(HT PHOTO)
Nishith Shah, co-founder of 18th Parallel.(HT PHOTO)

Alumni Connect: 18th Parallel makes video games accessible to all

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Ananya Barua
UPDATED ON APR 13, 2018 07:05 PM IST
18th Parallel introduced a technology to transfer mobile games to a larger screen - the television.
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