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IIT Madras double suicide cases: Professor’s wife and female scholar found hanging

In quite a shocking incident, two women including a professor’s wife and a research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras had committed suicide. The former Vijayalakshmi was a 47-year-old woman and wife of physics assistant professor Ganeshan. She was found hanging inside her quarters around 3 pm. On the other hand, just […]

Angiogenesis factor found to promote three age-related diseases of the eye

A Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigator has found that increased expression of the angiogenic factor VEGF-A promotes three common aging-related eye conditions – both versions of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and also cataracts – in an animal model. While VEGF-A was known to be associated with neovascular or ‘wet’ AMD, whether it was a direct […]