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Sweden, India set up transport innovation & safety platform

New Delhi, Dec 2 (UNI) WHO estimates more than 150,000 deaths per year on roads in India.
Leading Indian companies and institutes with expertise in safety have come together to form the Sweden-India Transport Innovation & Safety Platform as a long-term platform for innovation and a centre for excellence on traffic safety research, according to a statement here on Monday.
The SITIS partnership will build deeper understanding of traffic safety in India, and provide insights into the core challenges facing many fast-growing economies with similar challenges and their potential solutions. This will provide a unique ability to inform and evaluate policy and technology priorities.
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New NCCN Resource for Understanding Childhood Leukemia

23 Sep 2020 | 7:58 PM

Pennsylvania, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®) today announced the publication of the organization's first patient and caregiver resource focused on a childhood cancer type. The brand new NCCN Guidelines for Patients®: Pediatric Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) shares the latest expert advice for treating infants, children, and adolescents with the most common pediatric malignancy. This guidance is intended to enable patients, their parents or guardians, and other caregivers to advocate for the best evidence-based care available. This new source of information is available for free at thanks to support from the NCCN Foundation®. The book is endorsed by Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP)/Be The Match®, CancerFree Kids, The Pediatric Cancer Foundation of the Lehigh Valley, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS).

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Flipkart partners with Max Fashion to bring affordable high-quality fashion to Indian consumers

23 Sep 2020 | 7:40 PM

Mumbai, Sep 23 (UNI) Flipkart, India’s homegrown marketplace, on Wednesday announced that it has partnered with Max Fashion -- the retailer known for its strong presence across various fashion verticals.

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Blue Blocks Montessori School from India files a record 5 patents for student Inventions in Drones

23 Sep 2020 | 7:33 PM

HYDERABAD, India, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Barely nine months since the launch of their Drone Research and Innovation Centre, Blue Blocks Montessori School, Hyderabad has filed for a record 5 patents for Inventions in Drones designed by their young students. The slew of innovations have been made possible by young inventors to tackle new age challenges faced by the society.

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Airtel picks 10 pc stake in KSUM-fostered Waybeo

23 Sep 2020 | 7:33 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 23 (UNI) Waybeo Technology Solutions under Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) hit a milestone on Wednesday when telecom giant Bharti Airtel announced picking up a strategic 10 per cent stake in the Thiruvananthapuram-based company with focus on deep AI analytics for cloud telephony.

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PolyU launches the first dedicated interdisciplinary master programme in medical physics to nurture future clinical and academic talents in the field

23 Sep 2020 | 7:32 PM

Demand for Medical Physicists continues to grow as cancer treatment evolves
HONG KONG, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As medical technology advances, breakthroughs in diagnosing and treating various critical illnesses are achieved, and as the design of patient treatment plans becomes more precise and personalised, healthcare practitioners are expected to keep abreast of the latest developments so as to master the most sophisticated technologies. In a cancer treatment team, members are specialised in their respective fields, yet they work together seamlessly to devise the most effective treatment for patients. One of the lesser-known of the specialists in such a team, the Medical Physicist, is responsible for formulating treatment plans, as well as monitoring and maintaining radiation equipment used to ensure precise, effective and safe delivery of treatment.

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