Achievements of India in science & technology



● Indian scientists have found a wonder herb which regulates the immunity system, adapts to challenging environment conditions and protects people from radiation, in the high peaks of the Himalayas mountains in southeast Asia. 

● Rhodiola is a herb found in cold and highland climates, could be the end to the quest for Sanjeevani_ the mythical herb that gave life to Ram's brother Lakshman in the great Indian Hindu epic.

 ● Rhodiola is also found in the US and China, where the herb is used in traditional Chines medicine for combating altitude sickness.  In Mongolia, physicians prescribed it for tuberculosis and cancer .Additionally, researchers in Russia studied its impact on athletes and cosmonauts.

● Rhodiola is locally known as ' Solo' in Ladakh. 

 ● The Rhodiola herb can reduce the effects of gamma radiation used in nuclear bombs.


● Rhodiola is widely regarded as an herb remedy that boosts energy, attention span mood and Productivity. 
 ● Strengthen the nervous system
 ● fight depression 
● enhance immunity 
● elevate the capacity for exercise.
 ● enhance mental capacity. 
● aid weight reduction
 ● increase sexual function 
● improving athletic performance.
 ● help the body adapt to and resist physical, chemical, and environmental stress 
● used for treating cancer, tuberculosis, and diabetes; 
● preventingcold and flu.


● The patients in USA were completely cured of a particular kind of rectal cancer called ' mismatch repair deficient'cancer. 
■ This cancer is most common among colorectal, gastrointestinal, and endometrial cancers. 
■ patients suffering from in the DNA that occur naturally while cells make copies.  
■ The trial used a monoclonal antibody called dostarlimab for the treatment of stage two or three rectal cancer. 

About the therapy 

■ The immunotherapy belongs to a category called PDI blockades. 
■¤ PDI is a type protein that regulates functions of the immune system, including suppression of T_ cell activity. 
■¤ T_ Cell are part of the immune system and help protect the body from infections and cancer. 
■ PDI blockade therapy looks to release the T_ cells from this suppression and allow the T_ cells to destroy this cancerous growth. 
 ■ Earlier, this therapy was used post __ surgery, but the study has shown that a surgery may not be required. 
● The trial showed that immunotherapy alone could completely cure such patients without other methods to cure cancer like chemotherapy, radiotherapy, or surgery.


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