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Could treating these immune cells cure IBD?

Could treating these immune cells cure IBD?

Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham have discovered that there is a distinct group of cells in the immune system that induces and perpetuates inflammation in the gut. IBD is long-term condition that can affect quality of life to a great degree, so finding a cure is vital. …

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Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission: Coimbatore girl tops rank list but wants to continue pursuing BSc chemistry

Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission: Coimbatore girl tops rank list but wants to continue pursuing BSc chemistry

COIMBATORE: Coimbatore girl Keerthana Ravi, 18, topped the rank list for Tamil Nadu Engineering Admission (TNEA) released by Anna University on Thursday. Interestingly, Keerthana, who passed out last year, said while she was happy that she had been ranked first, she didn’t want to pursue engineering. “I am pursuing BSc chemistry in St Stephen’s …

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Messi stuns reporter by wearing ribbon sent by his mother

Messi stuns reporter by wearing ribbon sent by his mother

Argentina captain Lionel Messi scored the opening goal in spectacular fashion against Nigeria, taking two delicate touches on his thigh and foot from an Ever Banega through ball before hitting the back of the net with his weaker foot. After the Nigeria match, the five-time Ballon d’Or winner shocked a journalist …

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Prince William visits Jerusalem Al-Aqsa mosque compound

Prince William visits Jerusalem Al-Aqsa mosque compound

JERUSALEM: Prince William visited Jerusalem’s super-sensitive Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Thursday as he wrapped up a landmark Middle East tour during which he has tiptoed through the region’s diplomatic minefield. William wandered through the compound that is the third holiest for Muslims, accompanied by a large Israeli security detail and members …

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Qatar ‘must stop support for terror’, top UN court told

Qatar 'must stop support for terror', top UN court told

THE HAGUE: Abu Dhabi on Thursday called on Doha to stop “supporting terrorist groups and individuals” and strongly denied human rights abuses against Qatari citizens before the UN’s top court. The bitter Gulf crisis pitting Doha against its neighbours including the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Bahrain moved to the …

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Apple, Samsung settle US patent dispute

Apple, Samsung settle US patent dispute

Apple and Samsung Electronics on Wednesday settled a seven-year patent dispute over Apple’s allegations that Samsung violated its patents by “slavishly” copying the design of the iPhone. Terms of the settlement, filed in the US District Court for the Northern District of California, were not available. In May, a US jury …

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