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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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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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Meet Ronan, Indian-origin millionaire caught shoplifting in UK

An Indian-origin millionaire director of a company in Britain was caught in a supermarket hiding in his bag meat and wine worth 200 pounds (about $300), and has been awarded by a court 12 months’ community service for shoplifting, media reported on Wednesday. Ronan Ghosh, 39, was shopping at the Tesco outlet in Birmingham, West Midlands, on February 21 and ...

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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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Who’s Frank Islam? How He Made His Dreams Come True Abroad

He was born in Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, shifted to the US when he was just 15 and now lives in a 40,000-square-foot mansion that has a five-bedroom guest house and a backyard tea house along with reflecting pools on nine acres in Potomac, Maryland, a house that took six years to build. After realising the American dream, Frank Islam, an ...

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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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UK-based Hindujas Buy London’s Iconic Old War Office of Churchill

The Hinduja Group has acquired a significant chunk of world history — the Old War Office Building in London, once the hub of British war time prime minister Winston Churchill, the group said on Monday. The acquisition of the heritage structure was made by Hinduja Group chairman S.P. Hinduja and co-chairman G.P. Hinduja, in partnership with a Obrascon Huarte Lain ...

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Low blood sugar too causes damage to your heart: New Study

Low blood sugar or hypoglycaemia, which occurs when a patient’s blood glucose goes dangerously low, can trigger potentially fatal cardiovascular events like stroke or heart attack, a new research led by an Indian-origin doctor has found. The risk of heart diseases associated with high blood sugar are already known. Hypoglycaemia is one of the most common and serious side effects ...

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