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  • Chinese Researchers Develop Stem Cell-Based “Artificial Liver” to Revolutionize Liver Failure Treatment

    CHINA: Chinese researchers have reportedly created a cutting-edge “artificial liver” that operates outside the human body. This stem cell-based innovation aims to provide critical support to patients with compromised livers, potentially eliminating the immediate need for liver transplants, which are often hindered by donor shortages and other limitations. A beacon of hope for liver failure…

  • Kerala Takes Drastic Measures to Contain Nipah Virus: Some Schools and Offices Closed

    INDIA: India’s southern state of Kerala closed some schools, offices, and public transport services, authorities announced on Wednesday as they scrambled swiftly to control the spread of the rare and lethal brain-damaging Nipah virus, which has tragically resulted in the deaths of two individuals. A health official of Kerala reported that there are still two…

  • Study Suggests Turmeric’s Potential in Treating Indigestion on Par with Medication

    UNITED KINGDOM: Turmeric may be just as effective as medication in treating indigestion, according to a study. A research published in the Journal BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine suggests that turmeric, a natural substance found in the culinary spice, may be as effective as prescription dyspepsia medication omeprazole.  The study found that curcumin, an organic substance found in turmeric,…

  • Medicare Announces Inaugural Roster of 10 Drugs Slated for Government Price Negotiations

    UNITED STATES: 10 prescription drugs, including the popular blood thinner Eliquis from Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMY.N) and Pfizer (PFE.N), were listed by the Biden administration on Tuesday as being up for the first-ever price negotiations by the 66 million-person Medicare health programme in the United States. The 66 million-person Medicare program, which covers Americans 65 and older,…

  • Study Shows Air Pollution’s Alarming Threat to Life Expectancy in South Asia

    INDIA: Ascending air pollution can reduce life expectancy by over five years per individual in South Asia, one of the world’s most polluted regions, as per a report released on Tuesday, which underscores the rising burden of hazardous air quality on health. Air pollution’s impact on South Asia’s life expectancy The University of Chicago’s Energy Policy…

  • NMC Puts on Hold Mandatory Generic Prescription Rules for Doctors

    INDIA. Mumbai: The National Medical Commission (NMC) has decided to postpone its recent guidelines that required medical practitioners to exclusively prescribe “Generic Medicines.” The commission also temporarily lifted the ban on doctors attending events organized by pharmaceutical companies.  This decision follows discussions between the Union Ministry of Health, the Indian Medical Association (IMA), and the Indian Pharmaceutical Association…

  • Radiance Through Ages: The Captivating Journey of L’Oréal Paris

    UNITED STATES: In a world where beauty evolves with time, one name has shone unfailingly for over a century — L’Oréal Paris. In 1909, Eugène Schueller laid the cornerstone of what would become a beauty empire, christening it “L’Oréal,” an embodiment of elegance and allure. His pioneering creation of a safe hair dye set the…

  • Unveiling the Mystique: Spain’s Oldest Restaurant, Sobrino de Botín

    SPAIN. Madrid: In the charming cobbled streets of La Latina, where history seeps through every stone, lies a culinary treasure that has withstood the test of time. Sobrino de Botín, the oldest restaurant in Spain, has been an emblem of tradition, gastronomy, and allure for over four centuries. Nestled within a weathered edifice, this legendary…

  • Jorts Roar Back into Fashion: The Ultimate Style Staple for 2023

    INDIA: Are you ready to relive the glory days of ’90s fashion? Well, get ready to embrace the comeback of the ever-stylish jorts. Major fashion houses such as Louis Vuitton, Givenchy, Fendi, and Natasha Zinko are turning up the heat on the runway with this versatile and trendy piece. – Advertisement – Jorts are the…

  • Shop ’til You Drop: A Shopaholic’s Guide to Madrid’s Must-Visit Stores

    SPAIN: Welcome to Madrid, the vibrant capital city of Spain that beckons shopaholics from around the world. With its rich history, cultural heritage, and diverse shopping scene, Madrid offers an unparalleled retail therapy experience.  From hidden gems and bargain shops to flea markets and luxury stores, this article will take you on a journey through the…