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Women Oncologists Skip Scientific Conference to Take Care of Children
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Parent Interventions
July 19, 2019 Friday 02:14:34 IST

Women Oncologists Skip Scientific Conference to Take Care of Children

A new study done on 248 early career oncologists by University of Michigan showed that women were less likely than men to attend scientific meetings as they had to attend to their children at home. The survey showed that only a third of the men had to skip a scientific meeting because of family obligations while half of the women said child care made them skip such conferences."Amid concerns about gender inequity in advancement in medicine, it is especially important to identify innovative and visible actions that target the mechanisms fueling inequity," says study author Reshma Jagsi, M.D., D.Phil., Newman Family Professor and deputy chair of radiation oncology at Michigan Medicine and director of the Center for Bioethics and Social Sciences

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Parent Interventions
July 19, 2019 Friday 10:01:59 IST
Electrical zap to retrieve memory

Electrical zap to retrieve memory

A certain region of the brain plays a critical role in memory recall, according to a study by psychologists at the University of California - Los Angeles, published in the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience.The indicated that an electrical current used to stimulate the left rostrolateral prefrontal cortex, an important area for integra

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Parent Interventions
July 17, 2019 Wednesday 12:38:52 IST
Don't Let Children Drink Too Much Juice,  Sugar Water With Little Nutrients

Don't Let Children Drink Too Much Juice, Sugar Water With Little Nutrients

Fruit juice may not be as healthy as the fruit itself and hence it makes sense to limit intake by children, according to Dr Donald Hensrud, medical director of the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program. He says young children should drink no more than 6 ounes of juice a day and older kids, just 8 ounces as concentrated sugary c

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Parent Interventions
July 16, 2019 Tuesday 11:20:25 IST
Quality Sleep for Teen Health

Quality Sleep for Teen Health

New research from the University of British Columbia suggests there are more benefits to a good night's sleep than simply feeling refreshed. Chronic, low-quality sleep was associated with poorer health outcomes among young students. Children who regularly had trouble falling or staying asleep were almost two and half times a

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Parent Interventions
July 11, 2019 Thursday 02:29:33 IST
Toddlers Exposed to Older Children Learn Language Faster

Toddlers Exposed to Older Children Learn Language Faster

Toddlers who spent more time with older children learn improve language skills and become adept at learning new words, according ot a new research done at University of Waterloo. A comparative study was done between toddlers who spent more time with adults and those who spent more time with children. It was observed that todd

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International Edu News
July 15, 2019 Monday 12:45:39 IST
Varsities of G-7 countries form alliance

Varsities of G-7 countries form alliance

A new U7 Alliance has been formed with the aim of tackling some of the world’s most pressing challenges from climate change to inequality. The Alliance is made up of universities from the G7 countries - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, UK and the US. In creating the U7 Alliance, the world’s leading universities recognise the fac

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National Edu News
July 15, 2019 Monday 12:44:16 IST
IIITD&M to host world meet on energy

IIITD&M to host world meet on energy

The Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing (IIITD&M ) Kancheepuram, Chennai, will host the first International Conference on Energy, Systems and Information Processing (ICESIP 2019). The conference provides an international forum for researchers, academicians, and professionals from various engineering

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Technology Inceptions
July 19, 2019 Friday 04:23:05 IST
Powerful Robots Helps in Faster Detection of Bridge Defects

Powerful Robots Helps in Faster Detection of Bridge Defects

A new powerful robot developed by researchers at University of Waterloo helps in faster detection of defects and makes the process reliable by automating it.The new system combines autonomous robots, cameras and lidar – a remote sensing method using lasers — to systematically collect data for defect detection and analysis. “We can do

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Science Innovations
July 19, 2019 Friday 04:13:19 IST
Mushrooms to help fight TB

Mushrooms to help fight TB

In a new study, researchers at American Society for Nutritionshow that sun-exposed oyster mushrooms offer a readily available source of vitamin D that can help tuberculosis patients respond better to anti-TB drugs by improving immune response.TB is becoming more difficult to fight due to the emergence of drug-resistant strains, creating an urge

Looking Ahead

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Creative Living
July 04, 2019 Thursday 04:15:00 IST
Leonardo Da Vinci-The Life of Multi-Faceted Genius  and His Thinking Principles

Leonardo Da Vinci-The Life of Multi-Faceted Genius and His Thinking Principles

Leonardo di ser Piero da Vinci (1452 – 1519), continues to puzzle the world with his masterworks, which surpasses boundaries of disciplines and unites them in a grand manner. Italy, the country of his birth and France, the country of his death, may continue to fight for his billion-dollar legacywhile the wholeworld struggles to decode the my

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Higher Studies
June 24, 2019 Monday 08:34:59 IST
Time to Apply for NIPHM PG Diploma in Plant Health Management

Time to Apply for NIPHM PG Diploma in Plant Health Management

The National Institute of Plant Health Management has invited applications for its PG Diploma and Diplpma courses in Plant Health Management. The PG Diploma is of one-year duration while diploma is of six months duration. The one-year programme is divided in to two semesters. The features of the programme are: 1. Participatory lear

Welcome to Rajagiri Round Table Conference

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Round Table July 04, 2019 Thursday 03:36:43 IST
India’s Draft New Education Policy Aims to Reinvent School Education

India’s Draft New Education Policy Aims to Reinvent School Education

India's excellence in education dates back to ancient times when it had set up Nalanda and Takshashila Universities that attracted thousands of foreign students from across the world. Who can ignore the contribution of Sushruta to medicine and surgery,Aryabhatta to astronomy and mathematics or Chanakya to economics and political science? The a