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Exclusive Satellite for Farmers Now, Says Minister

The government of India is considering an exclusive satellite for farmers to help in weather forecast and provide timely services for farming and agriculture, said minister Jitendra Singh in a reply to a starred question in Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Besides weather, the satellite-enabled services to support farmers include agro-advisory, agromet services, soil moisture and agricultural extension activities to support ...

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Omega-3 fatty acids may help cancer patients, but risk of prostate cancer looms

Using omega-3 fatty acids in anti-tumor medications may improve cancer treatment said a new study by researchers at the University Hospitals of Leicester in the United Kingdom, notwithstanding the fact that a year ago another study linked these acids to an increased risk of prostate cancer. The study, published in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (JPEN), examined 50 ...

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Apollo Doctor Develops OncoCollect Software for Standardising Cancer Treatment in India

In its pursuit to develop medical software nearer to track ongoing treatment of patients, Apollo Hospitals Oncology department under Dr Ramesh Nimmagadda has developed a cancer tracking software called OncoCollect. The software helps doctors to keep track of their patients and their response to treatment for cancer, in line with similar software developed recently to track tuberculosis (TB). [See: New TB ...

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World Health Day: Regular exercise can keep lifestyle diseases away

As the World Health Day is observed on April 7, focus is on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and osteoporosis, which Indians face burdened with a slew of lifestyle diseases. But instead of expensive medication and therapy, the cure lies in making exercise a compulsory part of everyday life, health experts say. “Indians are increasingly leading a sedentary and machine-dependent life, which ...

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Mars Ocean Once Had More Water Than Arctic

An ancient ice-age primitive ocean on Mars with more water than Earth’s Arctic Ocean but scientists are surprised where the water had gone now, according to NASA. If they find an answer, then future Mars mission will be feasible with essential survival kits. “Our study provides a solid estimate of how much water Mars once had, by determining how much ...

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