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Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

A newly developed “oral fluid” test could offer an easier, less expensive alternative for diagnosing liver disease and may eventually help develop treatment, researchers say. Hepatitis E virus (HEV) causes liver disease that infects an estimated 20 million people worldwide each year and kills more than 56,000. Hepatitis E is not as well known as [...]

August 5, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Saliva test offers easier, cheaper diagnoses of liver disease

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

India’s coaching centres sell dreams to millions of young students, often claiming sureshot formulas to crack the country’s tough medical or engineering exams. Many of them also deliver on their promise. But the cut-throat nature of the business played out in a bizarre manner on Thursday with two institutes laying claim to the top ten [...]

June 16, 2017 Loknath Das Education Comments Off on Top ten rank holders in AIIMS MBBS entrance test our students, say rival schools

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

  Alzheimer’s is a chronic disease that damages your mental functions and ultimately leads to memory loss. The disease affects your brain connections that start to degrade due to the damage caused to the brain cells. This causes difficulties with thinking, problem-solving and language. Alzheimer’s is a progressive disease which means that symptoms appear gradually [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on A New Alzheimer’s Test Can Predict Your Risk

Subsonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay Fails Test For Fourth Time

Subsonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay Fails Test For Fourth Time

New Delhi: The indigenous Nirbhay subsonic cruise missile’s fourth test failed on Wednesday, sources said, even as the DRDO refused to make any official comment on the issue. According to informed sources, the missile was blasted off around noon from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Balasore in Odisha but had to be aborted due [...]

December 21, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Subsonic Cruise Missile Nirbhay Fails Test For Fourth Time

Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

A landmark report released Thursday by U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy places drug and alcohol addiction alongside smoking, AIDS and other public health crises of the past half-century, calling the current epidemic “a moral test for America.” “The reason I’m issuing this report is I want to call our country to action around what has [...]

November 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Landmark report by Surgeon General calls drug crisis ‘a moral test for America’

Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

Facebook’s plans to relax rules around posts deemed newsworthy or in the public interest do not go far enough, a Norwegian newspaper editor has said. Facebook director Patrick Walker was visiting Norway following a row about the banning of an iconic Vietnam War image on the grounds of nudity. He said changes were being made [...]

November 1, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Facebook ‘still fails Napalm girl test’, says Aftenposten

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

Researchers have developed a blood test that may help detect heart disease in asymptomatic individuals by measuring the immune system’s response to inflammation, a symptom tied to various age-related diseases like dementia and arthritis. In a nine-year-long study of 90 people without heart disease, the test, which spits out a number indicating risk, was better [...]

October 17, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New blood test could detect heart disease in asymptomatic patients

India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

India positioned themselves for a massive win in their 500th cricket Test by polishing off the New Zealand top-order after setting them a colossal 434-run target, propelled by unbeaten half-centuries from Rohit Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja here today. New Zealand were tottering at 93 for four in their second innings with the exuberant Luke Ronchi [...]

September 25, 2016 Saheli Business Comments Off on India close in on big win in historic 500th Test

A dyslexia test for non-English speakers

A dyslexia test for non-English speakers

For over a decade now the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) — an annual survey of learning proficiency in primary schools in India — has been hammering the point that in spite of high enrolment, learning outcomes have barely improved. The proportion of Class V children able to read a Class II text has [...]

September 6, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on A dyslexia test for non-English speakers

A dyslexia test for non-English speakers

A dyslexia test for non-English speakers

For over a decade now the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) — an annual survey of learning proficiency in primary schools in India — has been hammering the point that in spite of high enrolment, learning outcomes have barely improved. The proportion of Class V children able to read a Class II text has [...]

September 4, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on A dyslexia test for non-English speakers

Pakistan tops latest ICC Test ranking, India second

Pakistan tops latest ICC Test ranking, India second

DUBAI (Staff Report) – Pakistan has topped the ICC Test ranking for the first time after wet ground at the Queen Park Oval, Port of Spain, denied India the opportunity to defend the top spot which it had reclaimed from Australia last week. The result of the fourth and final Test means India won its series against [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on Pakistan tops latest ICC Test ranking, India second

#dnaEdit: India’s anti-terrorism test

#dnaEdit: India’s anti-terrorism test

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been most vocal in fighting terrorism — mainly of the Islamic militant groups based in Pakistan — in the last two years. India has been hectoring the United States and other Western countries to be firm against Pakistan which is seen by India to be covertly supporting Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed [...]

August 23, 2016 Saheli News Comments Off on #dnaEdit: India’s anti-terrorism test