Study identifies how Covid-19 linked to Alzheimer’s disease-like cognitive impairment

A new Cleveland clinic-led study has identified mechanisms by which COVID-19 can lead to Alzheimer’s disease-like dementia. The findings, published in Alzheimer’s Research and Therapy, indicate an overlap between COVID-19 and brain changes common in Alzheimer’s and may help inform risk management and therapeutic strategies for COVID-19-associated cognitive impairment. Reports of neurological complications in COVID-19 patients and ‘long haulier’ patients whose symptoms persist after the […]

PM Modi condoles demise of Padma Shri awardee Radha Mohan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condoled the demise of renowned economist and Padma Shri awardee professor Radha Mohan. Taking to Twitter, he wrote, “Prof Radhamohan Ji was deeply passionate about agriculture, especially adopting sustainable and organic practices. He was also respected for his knowledge on subjects relating to the economy and ecology. Saddened by […]

Washington State University and ITC Infotech collaborate to enable transformative industry-ready capabilities

Washington State University (WSU) and ITC Infotech, a leading global technology services and solutions provider, have partnered to launch a retail & apparel technology industry-academia program. The program will teach WSU students how to use the award-winning FlexPLM® retail product lifecycle management (PLM) product from PTC (NASDAQ: PTC), among other products. WSU is […]

Taliban lauds Pakistan’s refusal to give airbases to US troops

Taliban has welcomed the Pakistani government’s decision not to give its military bases to American forces after their withdrawal from Afghanistan. “We welcome the decision taken by Pakistani authorities not to give its bases to US forces”, Taliban spokesperson Sohail Shaheen, told The Nation on phone from Doha. “The demand by US forces for having […]

Leaders who listen to employees have more resilient teams, research show

Leaders who encourage their employees to learn on the job and speak up with ideas and suggestions for change have teams that are more effective and resilient in the face of unexpected situations, according to new research from Rice University and the University of Windsor. “A Resource Model of Team Resilience Capacity and Learning” will appear […]

Haryana: Police arrest primary accused involved in raping activist from West Bengal

The primary accused in the rape of a West Bengal-based activist who had come to participate in farmer’s protest at Tikri border in Haryana was arrested by police from Bhiwani on Thursday. Anil Malik, a resident of Delhi is the primary accused allegedly involved in raping a 25-year-old woman while travelling in train from West Bengal to Haryana. After […]

Study shows patient on ketogenic diet living fully with IDH1-mutant glioblastoma

A British man who rejected the standard of care to treat his brain cancer has lived with the typically fatal glioblastoma tumour growing very slowly after adopting a ketogenic diet, providing a case study that researchers say reflects the benefits of using the body’s own metabolism to fight this particularly aggressive cancer instead of chemo […]

EU parliament adopts resolution on Sri Lanka, propose GSP withdrawal

The European Parliament has adopted a resolution calling for the repeal of Sri Lanka’s Prevention of Terrorism Act (PTA) as the law is deemed incompatible with the conventions that the country has to implement under the Generalized Scheme of Preferences (GSP+) granted to the island nation. The resolution was adopted by 628 votes in favour of […]