Indian-American researchers unleash turmeric’s power to fight cancer

By K.S. Jayaraman Bengaluru-- A team of Indian-American researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) and at the University of Utah at Salt Lake...

Death and imperfection weigh on surgeon-author Atul Gawande’s mind in conversation with Divinity School...

By Alvin Powell Harvard Staff Writer In a wide-ranging conversation Thursday at Sanders Theatre, surgeon-author Atul Gawande faced up to his own limits, including the mortality...

Indian-American researcher awarded $6.5 Million to identify cancer biomarkers

Washington-- The US National Cancer Institute has give the "Outstanding Investigator Award" to Professor Arul Chinnaiyan, from the University of Michigan, and $6.5 million in...

This Amazonian fruit could be key to preventing obesity

Toronto-- Consuming an extract of camu camu -- a fruit native to the Amazon -- can likely prevent obesity induced by a high-fat and...

How Glaucoma Steals Vision: A New Understanding

By Suzanne Day The Harvard Gazette Immune cells in the eye that developed in response to early exposure to bacteria are a key contributor to progressive...

Ending 40-year quest, scientists reveal ‘hearing’ protein

By Ekaterina Pesheva The Harvard Gazette Scientists at Harvard Medical School say they have ended a 40-year-quest for the elusive identity of the sensor protein responsible...

Can eating late breakfast, early dinner help in losing weight?

London-- Struggling to cut down your body fat? Eating breakfast late, but having an early dinner may help, suggests a pilot study. The findings showed...

Think You’re Having a Heart Attack? If You’re a Woman, Insist on a Female...

BOSTON—If you’re a woman and having a heart attack (what’s called in medical parlance an “acute myocardial infarction” or AMI), do your best to...

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There’s nothing like waking refreshed after a good night’s sleep. For too many people, though, it doesn’t happen enough – if at all. “No one really...

Novel Microsoft-Apollo AI model to predict heart disease risk for Indians

New Delhi-- In a novel effort to predict the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among the Indian population, Microsoft India and Apollo Hospitals on...

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London--Want to boost your self-control? Start thinking of yourself as a busy person, researchers, including one of Indian-origin, said in a study. The study revealed...

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Adds Former Foreign Secretary of India to Its Board

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By Dina Gerdeman The Harvard Gazette/Working Knowledge In an interview with Harvard Business School Professor Teresa Amabile for a study on retirement, one man on the...
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