The Fresno County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) has warned residents of fraudulent calls spoofing the department’s phone number. Department officials have informed the people that the callers deliberately falsified the information transmitted to the caller ID display to lend credence to their extortion schemes.
A huge spike in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the U.S. at the outset of the Labor Day weekend has set alarm bells ringing. The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 15,067 new COVID-19 patient hospitalizations took place in the week ending August 19.
An Indian Origin doctoral candidate in biomedical engineering received the Visiting Researcher Award from the Parkinson’s Foundation. The award offers graduate students and postdoctoral fellows the opportunity to enhance their existing skill sets to advance their Parkinson’s research endeavors.
According to new research presented at the ESC Congress 2023, semaglutide improves heart failure-related symptoms and physical function and results in greater weight loss compared to placebo in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) and obesity.
Cleveland Clinic researchers used deep brain stimulation (DBS) to target the dentate nucleus, which regulates fine control of voluntary movements, cognition, language, and sensory functions in the brain, in the first-in-human trial for post-stroke rehabilitation patients.
A study led by an Indian-origin researcher of University of Cincinnati looks to develop a new imaging technique that can identify certain types of lung infections in order to speed up treatment for critically ill patients. According to Nalinikanth Kotagiri, an associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at the UC James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, imaging has the potential to identify specific lung infections in real time — instead of taking two to three days.
An Indian-origin researcher in Oklahoma, Vivek Bajpai along with his team has identified 135 new melanin genes associated with pigmentation. According to the study published in the journal Science, the skin, hair and eye color of more than eight billion humans is determined by the light-absorbing pigment known as melanin.
iNDICA NEWS BUREAU- The new leadership team of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI) has committed to fostering improved access to healthcare, promoting diversity and inclusion, and amplifying the collective voice of the community. “We are committed to your well-being and committed to advancing AAPI’s mission for a brighter future,” Dr. […]