genetic

Physical ailments don't bar these teachers in Madhya Pradesh from helping underprivileged

Since 2013, Mukesh Sharma has guided over 500 students till date with his impeccable grasp over the subject of social sciences.

published on : 9th January 2022

Omicron will be in major cities but with mild symptoms: Former CSIR institute Chief

Dr Mishra further explained the effect of Hybrid immunity on the vaccinated population and said that it is likely to give protection to people along with the Indian vaccines administered.

published on : 5th December 2021

Hope for endangered pygmy hogs as gene diversity intact

In encouraging news, the endangered species of pygmy hogs was found to have genetic diversity despite a longterm captive breeding programme.

published on : 22nd October 2021

LV Prasad Eye Institute signs MoU with Genome Foundation

Genome Foundation Managing Director, Dr KPC Gandhi, said the main reason to join hands with LVPEI is to share the education, research, and training to improve the ophthalmic disorders in society.

published on : 12th October 2021

Manda buffalo of Odisha's Koraput gets national recognition

The breed, native to Eastern Ghats, is resistant to parasitic infection. 

published on : 7th September 2021

Biohack your body

An otherwise healthy individual, who chooses to change their physiology by various do-it-yourself methods to make the mind and body perform at their best, is a biohacker.

published on : 1st September 2021

Breakthrough COVID infections: Kerala government set for genetic studies in three districts

Over 5% of fully vaccinated in Idukki, Palakkad & Kasaragod get infected; state records nearly 50% of breakthrough cases in country

published on : 25th August 2021

Scientist flags India's slowing rate of genome sequencing

Genome sequencing is very crucial for the country to identify and take quick action against new variants which could be more virulent, as was the case with the Delta variant.

published on : 13th August 2021

Genetic studies needed to detect new variants as Covid cases rise in Kerala: Experts

Experts have recommended proper and systematic genetic studies and seroprevalence surveys in Kerala to confirm the presence of variant strains.

published on : 30th July 2021

Baby with rare genetic disease awaits sponsors

A Namakkal-based businessman has petitioned Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Friday seeking help to save his daughter who is suffering from Spinal Muscular Atrophy type 1, a rare genetic disease.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Focus on link between genetics, Covid severity: Study

This is despite the fact that the particular DNA segment is present in around 50 per cent of the South Asian population, as against 16 percent the European population.

published on : 12th June 2021

Black fungus: Amphotericin B Emulsion injections manufacturing begins in Maharashtra, each vial to cost Rs 1200

Eleven states and UTs that declared mucormycosis as an epidemic (under Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897) in the country reported an acute shortage of anti-fungal drug Amphotericin-B.

published on : 27th May 2021

The meta bloc: Why India faces a data shortage on genome sequencing of coronavirus

India hit global headlines recently for sharing less than ‘one-tenth of one per cent’ daily Covid cases. That translates to a mere 0.06 per cent of over 3 lakh cases recorded each day. Why this lack?

published on : 2nd May 2021

World Thalassemia Day: Go for pre-marital genetic screening

On World Thalassemia Day (May 8), we take a look at the major concerns that Thalassemia Major patients face in India  

published on : 9th May 2019

Exercise may beat genetic predisposition to obesity in elderly women

The study found that physical activity reduces the influence of genetic predisposition to obesity, and this effect is more significant in the oldest age group -- women aged 70 years and older.  

published on : 19th May 2018