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Effects Of Diabetes Epidemic On The Asian Subcontinent

A research article published in the Lancet has brought to light that diabetes is a leading factor of health problems for the Indian //community. With only 2.2percent of the Adult population of Indians being in the category of obese this clearly shows that the Indian body constitution is responsible...

Scientists From 25 Countries Sequence Cow Genome

...historical information about the now-placid bovines. "We were able to construct a tree of life that showed there were two focused areas [the Indian subcontinent and the Fertile Crescent] about 10,000 to 11,000 years ago where humans figured out how to domesticate these animals," Taylor said. "These would have ...

Good luck indeed: 53 million-year-old rabbit's foot bones found

... India, predates the oldest previously known rabbits by several million years and extends the record of the whole category of the animal on the Indian subcontinent by 35 million years. Published online in the February Proceedings of the Royal Society, the investigators say previous fossil and molecular data s...

Global Warming To Effect Eastern Coast Of India

... The oceanic region adjoining the Indian subcontinent is likely to warm at its surface by about 1.5-2.0 degree Centigrade by the middle of this century and by about 2.3-3.5 degree Centigrade by the end of...

A Non-profit Drug Firms Injection to Fight Kala Azar Included in WHOs Model List

...ately 500,000 new cases of VL occurring annually, 90% are found in just five countries: India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sudan and Brazil. The Indian subcontinent carries 70% of all estimated new VL cases per year worldwide, with India alone is burdened with 50% percent of all new cases. The most affected state ...

Young Indians Say Cheers to White Spirits

...e share of white spirits has doubled to 20 percent over the last seven-eight years." Of the 120 million cases of total spirits marketed in the subcontinent and valued at around $2 billion, white spirits like vodka account for 24 million cases in volume and 25 percent in value terms. "As a social d...

India's Water Availability Will Decline by 2050

...auri. "The projected decrease in the winter precipitation over Indian subcontinent would reduce the total seasonal precipitation during December, January and ...primary reason for global warming. Pachauri said though people in the subcontinent are a resilient lot, yet the Indian government is hardly prepared to face s...

More Evidence of Racial Discrimination in the NHS

...ant over the past year has been the attempt to discard from the UK training schemes, the thousands of doctors of overseas origin, many from the Indian subcontinent who have been propping up the health service in huge numbers. They are the ones taking posts in unpopular specialties like A&E, geriatrics, psyc...

Nepali Doctor Conferred Asian of the Year Award

...t. "It is an apt award for a man of his stature. India and the Indian subcontinent need his service," Indian Health Minister Anbumani Ramadoss said about the ... Reader's Digest: "Ruit is such an amazing personality about whom the whole subcontinent can feel proud of." Ruit was chosen for the Ramon Magsaysay Award for...

Indian Doctors in Britain Lose Legal Battle

...ve outcome. The case for a judicial review of affecting doctors was filed by BAPIO, which represents the large number of doctors from the Indian subcontinent working in the NHS. It was filed jointly with Imran Yousaf, a doctor who had been affected by the changes and who reportedly committed suicide recentl...
Subcontinent in Biological News

Quick identification needed to save Florida's citrus industry from devastating disease

...hout the tree with lopsided fruit that fail to color properly. Citrus greening has seriously affected citrus production in Asia, Africa, the Indian subcontinent and the Arabian Peninsula, and was recently discovered in Brazil. ...

Leprosy genome tells story of human migrations, French researchers report in Science

...e of new infections, said study author Stewart Cole of the Pasteur Institute. Historically, it's been thought that leprosy originated in the Indian subcontinent and was then introduced to Europe by Greek soldiers returning from the Indian campaign of Alexander the Great, according to Cole. More research will b...

NASA study finds snow melt causes large ocean plant blooms

...emperature and pressure systems between the Indian subcontinent and the Arabian Sea. The pressure differences gene...etween the water of the Arabian Sea and the Indian subcontinent landmass. The temperature difference is respons...ea, creating a low pressure system over the Indian subcontinent and a high pressure system over the Arabian Sea. T...
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