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India offers to share TKDL model to protect Traditional knowledge

India offers to share TKDL model to protect Traditional knowledge

Traditionally rich India today offered to share its experiences in protecting traditional knowledge from being used to get patents with countries desirous of doing so. "I assure you that the Government would extend all cooperation to you, in particular to WIPO, so that countries rich in traditional knowledge and biodiversity and desirous of adopting TKDL as a model to protect such knowledge are able to do so," Science and Technology

Workshop held on Siddha Formulations

Workshop held on Siddha Formulations

A one-day workshop on Siddha Formulations was organised by Students of M.Sc. Plant Biology and Plant Bio-Technology of S.D.N.B. Vaishnav College for Women, Chromepet, on March 12. The workshop was organised for the students and researchers to explore Siddha system of medicine through the eyes of social scientists. One of the speakers of the workshop Dr. D. Velayudham, Medical Officer, National Institute of Siddha Medicine, Tambaram, answered a large

Cereals lowers Hypertension

Cereals lowers Hypertension

Starting the day with healthy breakfast that includes whole grain cereal may significantly reduce the risk of developing Hypertension as per the findings of new research recently presented at a meeting of the American Heart Association in Atlanta, Georgia. Hypertension is caused due to lifestyle changes including lack of exercise, over intake of sodium in form of salt, obesity and stress etc. High blood pressure increases the risk for heart disease