Rotary’s Role in Rubella & M...

By Ashok Mahajan, Past Rotary International Director & Past Rotary Foundation Trustee
Rotarians of India helped create history seven years back. A large, highly populated, diverse country like ours is polio free since January 2011 – a monumental achievement. This incredible success was due to a seamless partnership of Government of India, WHO, UNICEF, CDC, Rotary Foundation, Gates Foundation. Each of these partners excelled in their allotted role.
Study finds exercise dose linked to improved cognitive performanc...
London, July 8 (IBNS): Staying mentally sharp – that’s aging Americans' highest priority, according to the National Council on Aging.
A gene linked to job-related exhaustion in shift workers also inc...
London, July 8 (IBNS): A recent Finnish study shows that a variation in the melatonin receptor 1A gene is linked to the risk of Alzheimer's disease in the elderly.
Natural lipid acts as potent anti-inflammatory: Study
New York, July 7 (IBNS): National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a naturally occurring lipid—a waxy, fatty acid—used by a disease-causing bacterium to impair the host immune response and increase the chance of infection. 
Spending time outside is good for health: Study
London, July 7 (IBNS): Living close to nature and spending time outside has significant and wide-ranging health benefits - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
Low quality healthcare is increasing the burden of illness and he...
New York, July 6 (IBNS): Poor quality health services are holding back progress on improving health in countries at all income levels, according to a new joint report by the OECD, World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank.  
Indian rural dialysis patients have twice the mortality rate comp...
New Delhi, July 2 (IBNS): Rural dialysis patients in India have twice the mortality rate when compared to their urban counterparts, said a study conducted by NephroPlus, an Indian dialysis provider. 
Newly developed therapy may combat drug addiction
Texas, July 1 (IBNS): A new therapeutic may help reverse chemical imbalances made to the brain by habitual drug use and could one day help recovering drug addicts avoid future drug use.
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