In a major step towards faster and convenient delivery of medical tests, Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker, producing reliable and accurate lab quality results.
October 20 is viewed as world Osteoporosis Day. Long thought to be a "women's disease", osteoporosis can affect men too because apart from the hormonal changes around menopause, factors such as low testosterone levels, sedentary lifestyle choices, excessive consumption of alcohol and smoking or tobacco-use can also contribute to the disease.
Mangrove tourism has picked up on the estuary of Kali River near Sadashivgadh where the river meets the Arabian Sea, along the rivers Sharavati, Gurupur-Netravathi, Shambhavi, Kalyanpur and Souparnika.
A book about former Telugu actress Krishna Kumari Khaitan’s culinary skills reveals the food connoisseur’s special recipes.My Mother, T Krishna Kumari is a delightful book written by Dipika V Maiya on the life and times of her 83-year-old mother Krishna Kumari Khaitan, a famous Telugu actress for three decades from the 60s. The book contains some of the former actresses’ recipes and anecdotes of the family’s food habits and experiments in the kitchen.
With some training, you can develop this attitude. Emotional detachment can help you remain calm and undisturbed when people criticise you, when plans do not work out as expected, and when encountering upsetting or stressful people.It means letting go of negative thoughts and emotions.