Yogesh Sharma

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New method for controlled-release makes cancer drugs less toxic to healthy tissues

Chemotherapy is one of the most widely used treatments for cancer. It involves a single or combination of drugs that prevent cancer cells from dividing and growing. Most cancer patients who have to undergo chemotherapy treatment worry...

This biosensor attached to your phone can sniff bacteria

Smartphones are increasingly finding their way into the health sector. Researchers at Indian Institute of Technology Delhi have developed a biosensor and a mobile app, which together can be used for bacterial detection. One can fit the biosensor...

Scientists identify protein that helps dengue and JE viruses to multiply

When dengue virus infects human bodies, white blood cells get activated to fight it. But instead of destroying the virus, white blood cells are targeted and infected by the virus. The virus fools the immune system to...

Lucknow group develops transgenic rice with reduced arsenic accumulation

Arsenic accumulation in rice grains is one of the serious agricultural issues in India. To address this, researchers at Lucknow- based CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute have developed transgenic rice by inserting a novel fungal gene, which results...