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The first India test kit for Coronavirus is out now. The Mylab PathoDetect COVID-19 Qualitative PCR kit has got the commercial approval from the Drugs Control department. Mylab is the single company that achieved 100 per cent sensitivity and specificity in...
It may be hard to take away a gadget from your kid who has been glued to it for a long time. But, beware, it will not do good to his language skills as people believe. Instead it can harm...
With one third of the world population under lockdown, people must be feeling already exasperated about when will it end. The question is being asked now when will it end. But a recent research says that lockdown should last...
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Many feared trapped in Wayanad Landslide
Almost a year after the devastating flood, Kerala is witnessing yet another fury of the rain with the northern parts of the state under...
Safety in home healthcare deserves attention
With a cultural drift towards nuclear families and working couple households, the demand for home-based care for the ailing seems to be...
Kerala Positive: Chess masters play tournament online
The chess enthusiasts in Kerala raised a fund of Rs four lakh through an international online tournament and donated it to the Chief Minister’s...
68 per cent of decline in population of species in 50 years
The population of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish declined by 68 per cent n the last 50 years, according to a new report...
Quit Smoking for better Mental Health
If you are a smoker and feel you are at a loss of memory, better quit smoking. A new study shows quitting smoking improves mental health outcomes among people with and without mental health disorders.
Science, the Most preferred Stream in Southern States
A new study finds major difference in region wise choice of academic streams in India with students in Southern states preferring science stream on top of all. The study by Government of India shows that students enrolled in Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Karnataka education boards are more likely to choose the Science stream in their Class XI-XII.
Prof. Celeste Saulos WMO’s First Female Secretary General
Prof. Celeste Saulo of Argentina becomes the first female Secretary-General of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). She takes the helm at the fore of international efforts to monitor and tackle climate change and increasingly extreme weather.
Worsening Debts dashes Job Aspiration In Developing Countries
The increase in debt levels compounded by high inflation and rising interest rates have dashed job-seekers’ hopes in developing countries, according to the latest International Labour Organization (ILO) report.
Sex Education Tool Betters Reproductive Health Knowledge Among Adolescent Girls
In a new study, the researchers maintained that sex education tools improved reproductive health knowledge scores and measures of self-efficacy among adolescent girls.
Low Sexual Satisfaction And Memory Decline
Is low sexual satisfaction linked to memory decline? Yes, it is true as a new study revealed that low sexual satisfaction in middle age might serve as an early warning sign for future cognitive decline.
World No Tobacco Day 2023;
World No Tobacco Day is observed every year on May 31 across the world. This day aims to raise awareness about the harmful effects of tobacco use
Tobacco consumption, a major public health problem
Tobacco use is linked to various health problems including cancer, heart disease, stroke, respiratory disorders and reproductive issues. The harmful effects of tobacco are due to the many toxic chemicals it contains including tar, carbon monoxide, and formaldehyde, among others. These chemicals can cause damage to the lungs, heart and other organs and can lead to the development of chronic diseases.
Flash drought to Increase Impact on Agriculture
In a new study, researchers said that rapid development of unexpected drought, called flash drought, could severely affect agricultural and ecological systems with ripple effects that extend even further.
Rs 75 Commemorative Coin; Know More
India released a commemorative coin of Rs 75 denomination on May 28, 2023, to mark the inauguration of the new Parliament building. Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the coin.