Pooja Shah Junior Staffwriter

Class of 2011


  • Health Line

    Anti-social children prone to depression

    SciTech | March 2, 2009
  • Health Line

    Mutation increases heart disease risk

    Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the world. Around 60 million people worldwide carry a heart disease mutation that, according to a study, is most common among people in India. In fact, by 2010, researchers have estimated that India alone will have 60 percent of the world’s heart disease cases.

    SciTech | January 26, 2009
  • Sci/Tech briefs

    Astronauts vote from space station

    Commander Edward Michael Fincke and Flight Engineer and Science Officer Greg Chamitoff are currently orbiting in space and working in the International Space Station.
    However, a 1970 bill passed by Texas gives them the right to vote from space.

    SciTech | November 3, 2008
  • Health Line

    High heart attack survival in Seattle

    A recent study has shown that the chances of surviving a cardiac arrest are better in some places than in others. Graham Nichol, director of the University of Washington’s Center for Prehospital Emergency Care, looked at outcomes of a cardiac arrest from 10 different North American cities and states.

    SciTech | September 29, 2008