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The study exploits biophysical concepts and methods to relate protein chemistry to the emerging field of evolutionary medicine.(Unsplash)

Most humans are vulnerable to type 2 diabetes, finds study

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 10, 2020 09:33 AM IST
Insulin has met an evolutionary cul-de-sac, limiting its ability to adapt to obesity and thereby rendering most people vulnerable to Type 2 diabetes, found scientists in a novel study.
Covid-19 in India: A civic worker sprays disinfectant on beds at a special temporary hospital facility for COVID-19 patients in Mumbai, India.(AP)
Covid-19 in India: A civic worker sprays disinfectant on beds at a special temporary hospital facility for COVID-19 patients in Mumbai, India.(AP)

Coronavirus crisis: 100,000 dead in 101 days, half of them in just a week

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Binayak Dasgupta
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2020 05:36 AM IST
Coronavirus update: In India, national capital Delhi recorded 183 new cases on Friday – the largest single-day jump. Most of these (154), however, were related to the Nizamuddin cluster from where roughly 2,300 have been taken to hospitals and quarantine centres.
The highest infection frequency was among children under five. Of 993 infections, about 260 were acquired from an infected household member.(Hindustan Times)
The highest infection frequency was among children under five. Of 993 infections, about 260 were acquired from an infected household member.(Hindustan Times)

Four of seven coronaviruses that infect humans are seasonal

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Jayashree Nandi
UPDATED ON APR 08, 2020 07:31 PM IST
The authors of the study, published in the Journal of Infectious Diseases on April 4, say that their findings may help investigators better prepare for the Covid-19 pandemic. But it is not possible to say that SARS-CoV-2, which causes Covid-19, will also behave as the four do, they say.
Apple. (Representational image)(REUTERS)
Apple. (Representational image)(REUTERS)

Apple announces three important health studies in US

Cupertino (California) | By Indo Asian News Service
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 12:48 PM IST
The studies will be available on the new Research app as a free download in the App Store later this year.
For centuries, Indian marriages are formed based on caste, education, affluence, horoscope and other physical characteristics.(Unsplash)
For centuries, Indian marriages are formed based on caste, education, affluence, horoscope and other physical characteristics.(Unsplash)

Indian matrimonial sites show shift in attitude towards intercaste marriage: Study

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 10:53 AM IST
The researchers from University of Michigan in the US used data from 313,000 profiles from a major Indian matrimonial website.
According to a recent study, having a pet can help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.(Unsplash)
According to a recent study, having a pet can help older adults cope with mental and physical health issues.(Unsplash)

Having pets may lower stress in older adults: Study

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2019 11:55 AM IST
For those who reported that their health was fair or poor, pet ownership appeared to offer even more benefits.
Robert Fink holds up a telegram from a family friend congratulating him on his 1969 graduation from the University of Michigan at his home in Huntington Woods, Mich.(AP File Photo)
Robert Fink holds up a telegram from a family friend congratulating him on his 1969 graduation from the University of Michigan at his home in Huntington Woods, Mich.(AP File Photo)

Michigan man receives congratulatory telegram 50 years later

Michigan | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 07:16 AM IST
Robert Fink, who graduated from the University of Michigan in 1969, said he’s regretful he never had the chance to thank Ben and Lillian Fischman for sending the telegram, noting that they’ve both died.
The US National Cancer Institute has give the “Outstanding Investigator Award” to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of Michigan.(Twitter Photo/UmRogelCancer)
The US National Cancer Institute has give the “Outstanding Investigator Award” to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of Michigan.(Twitter Photo/UmRogelCancer)

Indian-American researcher awarded $6.5 million to identify cancer biomarkers

Washington | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 12:29 PM IST
The US National Cancer Institute has give the “Outstanding Investigator Award” to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of Michigan, and $6.5 million in funding over seven years, to identify cancer biomarkers
The award is part of a grant programme called R35 developed by the National Cancer Institute.(Shutterstock/Representative image)
The award is part of a grant programme called R35 developed by the National Cancer Institute.(Shutterstock/Representative image)

Indian-American scientist awarded $6.5 million to identify cancer biomarkers

Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2018 07:24 PM IST
The grant awarded by the US National Cancer Institute to Arul Chinnaiyan, a professor at University of Michigan, will provide long-term support to increase understanding of these markers to leverage targeted treatments for cancer.
In heavily polluted areas, consider wearing masks that cover your nose and mouth, limit hours outside and limit long hours commuting to work in high traffic.(Shutterstock)
In heavily polluted areas, consider wearing masks that cover your nose and mouth, limit hours outside and limit long hours commuting to work in high traffic.(Shutterstock)

Air pollution toxins can trigger chronic kidney disease

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON AUG 25, 2018 11:16 AM IST
Air pollution contains harmful toxins that can affect your kidneys. Here’s what you can do about it.
Curiosity helps children learn better.(Shutterstock)
Curiosity helps children learn better.(Shutterstock)

Want your child to excel in math? The solution lies in curiosity

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2018 02:48 PM IST
A curious child is more likely to excel in math and reading, irrespective of his socio-economic background, says researchers at the University of Michigan in the US.
Our perception of stress decreases as we age through the midlife.(Shutterstock)
Our perception of stress decreases as we age through the midlife.(Shutterstock)

Ageing is good for women’s health, can lower stress levels

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 29, 2018 03:38 PM IST
Women actually feel less stressed and enjoy a better quality of life in their midlife, suggests a new study. It challenges previously held notions that midlife is associated with higher stress and depression.
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