RARE GENETIC DISEASES
There’s money you can make selling your DNA. Shivom will help monetise it
Genetic testing centres are selling your DNA to pharma majors to conduct drug development research without your knowledge and the latter is making big bucks. Shivom is working to change that narrative by granting you complete access to your DNA and helping you monetise it.
A #ReUp of 2019: The year when gene therapy, DNA modifications came of age & saved lives
After decades of research and clinical trials on a g...
Genome sequencing: A solution to India's problem of rare genetic diseases
A genome is a person’s complete set of DNA, including all genes wit...
Breathing polluted air can damage optic nerve, cause blindness
Glaucoma, a neurodegenerative disease, is the leading global cause of irreversible blindness.
World COPD Day: Quit smoking, wear a mask; incessant coughing, swollen feet are warning signs
The muscles used in breathing might require 10 times more calories than a healthy person.
Joint replacement surgeries give rheumatoid arthritis patients a new lease of life
Rheumatoid arthritis is two to three times more common in women compared to men.
Heirloom crops, indigenous varieties are making a comeback
Many of India's indigenous varieties had slowly disappeared with the rise of hybrid seeds.
We want up to 10% of Syngenta revenue to come from India: CEO J Erik Fyrwald
Fyrwald, who was at Eluru to inaugurate a facility for product testing and development, said India is a critical market for Syngenta.
Genetic tests gaining popularity for diagnosis & treatments in India
The size of the industry, which is pegged at Rs 300-400 crore, has been growing at 30% annually.
These tiny bubbles in the body may offer hope for cancer patients, can treat disease better than chemo
It's your DNA that stores the important information necessary for RNA to produce proteins.
Click click snap: One look at patient's face, and AI can identify rare genetic diseases
Named DeepGestalt, the AI identify genetic disorders using a patient’s photograph.
Insomnia does more harm than you know, may up heart disease risk
Disturbed sleep patterns may also up stroke risk.
World Alzheimer's Day: Too much stress is toxic, can damage your brain
Along with stress, hypertension also play an important role in Alzheimer’s.
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