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Chicken-culling
Bird flu outbreak: Chicken culling operations intensified in Puri

Puri: Mass culling of chicken was carried out in the affected villages under Krushna Prasad block of the district today as bird flu situation continued to remain grim. Nearly 1,000 chickens were found dead at a farm in Naba village of the district today. After the detection of avian influenza virus in four villages under […]

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Over 150 genes linked to irregular heartbeat condition identified

New York: Scientists have used Big Data to identify more than 150 as-yet unknown genetic risk factors for atrial fibrillation, an advance that could potentially improve early detection and treatment. Atrial fibrillation — an irregular, often rapid heart rate affecting more than 30 million people worldwide — increases one’s risk for blood clots, stroke, heart […]