Computer tool predicts risk of deadly irregular heart beats

Washington  Mar 27: Scientists have developed a computer system that can accurately predict which patients with a rare heart condition will suffer from a potentially fatal events, and whether they may benefit from life-saving implanted devices.

The tool, developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University in the US, may…

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Key gene behind breast cancer identified

Sydney Mar 11:  Australian researchers have tracked an elusive cancer-promoting gene that appears to be behind aggressive breast cancers, paving the way for crucial therapeutic drug treatment for the deadly disease.

Researchers from the University of Queensland, together with Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the US, developed a…

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Woman raped by occultist in Gurgaon: police

Gurgaon, March 6 ( PTI) A 27-year-old woman was raped by an occultist whom the victim and her husband had invited to perform a religious ritual in their home to drive away their poverty, police said Tuesday.

Guragon ACP (Crime) Shamsher Singh said the victim and her husband had…

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Air pollution claims seven million lives each year: UN expert

Geneva  Mar 5 PTI:  Air pollution, both outside and inside homes, is a silent and prolific killer responsible for the premature death of seven million people each year, including 600,000 children, according to a UN expert on environment and human rights.

David Boyd said that over six billion people…

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