Dr. Aditi Jain

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Indian scientists discovered a new way to fight TB

Tuberculosis kills. When it doesn’t, its effect stays for what is a lifetime. To make things worse, the current approach for treating...

New species of dinosaur discovered

A new species of Allosaurus.

Smoking ban in cars have lasting impacts on a child’s health

A public ban on smoking in cars in England and Wales has led to fewer children being exposed to cigarette smoke

Bringing out human microbiome-prakriti correlation

Human microbiome coroborates the fundamental principles of Ayurveda of creating a healthy gut environment by maintaining a microbiome that is specific to each individual.

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Increasing protein and dairy intake may help reduce burden of diabetes: study

Diabetes - increase in blood glucose levels - is an emerging health problem, especially in developing countries. According to the World Health Organisation, India had 69 million diabetic individuals in 2015 and the number is projected to...

Yamuna highly polluted in many stretches beyond Delhi too

The stretch of Yamuna river that extends from Delhi to Etawah in Uttar Pradesh is highly polluted, according to a new study that monitored water quality at twelve sites. Yamuna, which originates from Yamunotri glacier crosses seven states...

Particulate Matter from cigarettes, mosquito coils make indoor pollution toxic: study

Indoor pollution is a major cause of worry in homes and closed environments. Now a new study has warned that burning of mosquito coils and cigarettes in closed places releases traces of heavy metals and particulate matter...

Wheat varieties susceptible to new strains of yellow rust fungus: study

Agriculture scientists have cautioned about likely spread of extremely virulent strains of fungus that causes yellow rust in wheat to which currently used wheat cultivars show high susceptibility. The situation is particularly grim as the bread wheat...

Scientists move a step closer to drought-tolerant soybean variety

The productivity of soybean, an important oilseed crop, is severely affected due to droughts. A team of Indian scientists has now identified genotypes of soybean that can tolerate drought better without comprising on yields. By incorporating the...

Nanotechnology can make plant-based food preservatives more effective

Stored and packaged food products are prone to growth of bacterial and fungal growth especially in tropical countries like India. These, in turn, produce toxins making food stuff unfit for consumption. Some of these toxins produced by...

New mosquito repelling molecule identified

Indian researchers have synthesized a new aromatic molecule that promises to help repel and kill adult female of Aedes aegypti mosquito which is carrier of several disease-causing viruses. Mosquito bites that result in diseases such as malaria and...

Scientists synthesize cannabis like products in lab

Cannabinoids are chemicals extracted from cannabis and they find a range of medical applications. Given regulatory and other restrictions on cultivation of cannabis, scientists have been looking for chemically synthesizing cannabinoids in laboratory. Indian scientists have now developed...