Science & technology

Medical journals’ publisher under fire

The Indian Journal of Clinical Practice (IJCP) Group, a doctor-run publisher of medical journals, has come under flak from public health experts for partnering with American e-cigarette maker Juul Labs Inc. Juul, which is evaluating an entry into India, has retained the Group to “better understand the India market,” a …

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Study links depression to digestive bacteria

Bacteria in the gut may affect our mental well-being and could be linked to depression, said a study published in the journal Nature Microbiology on Monday. The World Health Organisation says an estimated 300 million people suffer from depression, and there are known links between a patient’s physical and mental …

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Shakespeare’s works, rare pictures await proper care at IIT-Roorkee

A visitor’s book that has Jawaharlal Nehru’s signature is among its collections A rare document bearing Jawaharlal Nehru’s signature in Hindi, English and Urdu, and a priceless 1623 edition of William Shakespeare’s complete works are among thousands of historic manuscripts and unseen photographs awaiting proper preservation at IIT-Roorkee’s iconic library. …

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