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Alzheimer’s Disease : New Criteria For Detecting

Alzheimer’s Disease : New Criteria For Detecting New criteria for detecting Alzheimer’s disease created by physicians and researchers from around the world were recently presented at the International Alzheimer’s Congress (AAIC) in Amsterdam. Alzheimer’s Disease is a progressive and degenerative neurological disorder that affects the brain, leading to memory loss, cognitive decline, and behavioural changes. […]

Advance Authorisation Scheme : Implementation

Advance Authorisation Scheme: Implementation The Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) implemented the Advance Authorisation Scheme under the Foreign Trade Policy, which allows duty-free import of inputs for export purposes. Advance Authorisation Scheme allows duty free import of inputs, which are physically incorporated in an export product. In addition to any inputs, packaging material, fuel, […]

National Multidimensional Poverty Index

National Multidimensional Poverty Index: According to the ‘National Multidimensional Poverty Index: A Progress Review 2023, India has registered a significant decline of 9.89 percentage points in the number of multidimensionally poor, from 24.85% in 2015-16 to 14.96% in 2019-2021, It claims that about 13.5 crore people came out of multidimensional poverty during the period, assessed […]

Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever

Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever: As Europe reels under a heat wave and wildfires, the rising temperatures have also raised fears of spread of viral haemorrhagic fever generally not found in colder climates. Crimean-Congo Haemorrhagic Fever is a viral haemorrhagic fever usually transmitted by ticks. It can also be contracted through contact with viraemic animal tissues (animal […]

Gambusia Fish : To Combat Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Gambusia Fish : To Combat Mosquito-Borne Diseases The Andhra Pradesh government has released approximately 10 million Gambusia fish into the state’s water bodies to combat mosquito-borne diseases like Malaria and Dengue. The release of these invasive alien fish species has raised concerns about the potential harm that will be sustained by native species that abound […]

Entamoeba Moshkovskii : Leading Pathogen Causing Diarrhoea Outbreaks

Entamoeba Moshkovskii : Leading Pathogen Causing Diarrhoea Outbreaks The recent three-year surveillance study by the National Institute of Cholera and Enteric Diseases (ICMR-NICED) reveals the emergence of Entamoeba moshkovskii (E. Moshkovskii) as a leading pathogen causing diarrhoea outbreaks in the Kolkata region. The previously non-pathogenic amoeba, Entamoeba moshkovskii, has now become the primary cause of […]

Perovskite Solar Cells

Perovskite Solar Cells: Indian scientists at the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad, have developed highly stable, low-cost Carbon-based perovskite solar cells (CPSCs). These solar cells overcome the challenges of degradation during operation, making them suitable for large-scale commercialization. Perovskite solar cells (PSCs) are a type of solar cell […]