Israeli author David Grossman wins Man Booker 2017 International prize

A Horse Walks Into a Bar, his novel about a standup comedian’s public breakdown, scoops £50,000 prize to be shared with translator Jessica Cohen London: David Grossman’s “ambitious high-wire act of a novel”, A Horse Walks into a Bar, set around a standup comic’s rambling and confessional routine in an Israeli comedy club, has won the More...

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By gktoday On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Health Gk.Pomegranate Juice.the natures wonder

Eleven  Health Benefits of Pomegranate Juice 1)Fights Breast Cancer Studies in Israel show that pomegranate juice destroys breast cancer cells while leaving healthy cells alone. It may also prevent breast cancer More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, March 20th, 2013

Do you Know Series .Doctors and Disease Specializations

Allergest : Treats allergies. Anesthesiologist : Puts patients to sleep before surgery. Cardiologist : Treats heart ailments. Dermatologist : Treats the skin and its diseases. Endocrinologist More...

By gktoday On Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Diabetes and World Diabetes Day

14 November .World Diabetes Day: World Diabetes Day raises global awareness of diabetes – its escalating rates around the world and how to prevent the illness in most cases. Started by the International Diabetes More...

By gktoday On Thursday, June 16th, 2011

In the News – Amid new E coli cases.What is E.coli ?

What is E. coli? Escherichia coli (E. coli) are gram-negative bacteria that can survive in an environment with or without air (facultative anaerobes) and, depending on the environment, may or may not produce thin More...

By gktoday On Saturday, March 5th, 2011
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What is a Phobia-Different Types of Phobias

Phobia is  an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations; “phobic disorder is a general term for all phobias” Phobia Description Acrophobia, More...

By gktoday On Monday, January 24th, 2011

Congo Virus-Congo hemorrhagic fever

Crimean–Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a widespread tick-borne viral disease, a zoonosis of domestic animals and wild animals, that may affect humans. The pathogenic  virus, especially common in East  and More...

By gktoday On Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day, observed December 1 each year, is dedicated to raising awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of HIV infection. It is common to hold memorials to honor persons who have died from HIV/AIDS More...

By gktoday On Sunday, November 14th, 2010

World Diabetes Day-November 14

World Diabetes Day (WDD) is celebrated every year on November 14. The World Diabetes Day campaign is led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and its member associations. It engages millions of people More...

By gktoday On Monday, March 1st, 2010

Thyroid-one of largest endocrine gland in the body

What is Thyroid? Its one of largest endocrine gland in the body , located below thyroid carliage or Adam’s apple. The primary function of the thyroid is production of the hormones thyroxine (T4), triiodothyronine More...