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Indian Origin Researcher Develops New Genetic Tool to Detect Heart Diseases

As already known, genetic factors do contribute significantly to cardio-vascular heart diseases but recent advances in genetics have led to the identification of many Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms, or SNPs — very small differences in our DNA that vary from person to person, which could diagnose the symptoms coronary heart disease or CHD, and help start treatment, said Indian Origin heart ...

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Detecting Alzheimer’s 18 Years Early Possible: Indian-origin scientist

Scientists believe Alzheimer’s begins decades before it was found and now they say simples tests can predict the incidence of the disease in 18 years before it gets detected with current methodology. Instead of physical tests, it is possible to detect it with simple tests on errors on memory and thinking tests, they say. Kumar B Rajan, an Indian-origin scientist ...

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Meet Indian-Origin Boy Who Won Intel Young Scientist Award

Befitting Indians’ quest for kinowledge since ancient times, Indian boys in the US are bringing accolades to the field of science that knows no boundaries or genes. Meet Karan Jerath, 18, was awarded this year’s prestigious Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award in the United States for his device that works undersea and quickly shuts down oil spills from disasters. A ...

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Turmeric can help treat oral cancers quelling HPV in mouth

Advocated in ancient Hindu civilization as Ayurvedic medicine, turmeric was known to have boosting powers of immunity earlier, depending upon the digestible form and absorption levels. The familiar yellow spice common in Indian cooking, is now found to helpful in treating oral cancers caused by a virus, says a study co-authored by an Indian-origin researcher. One of the herb’s key ...

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Indian-origin researcher finds potential treatment for drug-resistant TB

An Indian-origin scientist and his team have developed a new drug that may serve as a treatment against multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, which has emerged as a challenge to cure for scientists world over. “Multi-drug resistant TB is spreading rapidly in many parts of the world,” said lead author Vasu Nair, director, University of Georgia (UGA) Center for Drug Discovery. “There ...

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Parchuri Balagopal, Andhra Man in South Carolina, Shot Dead by Robbers

A 42-year-old Indian American, hailing from Andhra Pradesh, was shot dead by unidentified robbers in South Carolina, his family members said on Saturday. Parchuri Balagopal, who was running a gas station in Myrtle Beach in South Carolina, was shot dead by assailants after snatching money from him. According to information reaching his family in his native village Chitturpu in Ghantasala ...

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