PRELIMS REVISION – 21 (FROM JULY, 2018)

The hepcidin hormone, released by the liver, is a central regulator of iron in the body. Dysregulation of the hormone leads to anaemia on one hand and excess iron accumulation in organs such as liver […]

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Urban Housing

1 Relationship between employment and housing: Based on an interview of Mr. Srinivas Acharya, managing director of Sundaram BNP Paribas Home Finance. Growth in stable employment opportunities and addressing local infrastructure concerns are key for […]

Proton Therapy

Advantages of ”proton therapy’ over conventional cancer treatment methods: The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) has issued licence to Apollo Hospitals in Chennai to operate the proton therapy facility for treating cancer patients. The proton […]