HEALTH

Stem Cell Models of Diseases: First Model of Albinism Developed

Scientists have developed the first patient-derived stem cell model of albinism. The model will help studying eye conditions related to oculocutaneous albinism (OCA).   Stem cells are unspecialised. They cannot do...

Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) of ISRO: New Insight into Prediction of Solar Activity

The researchers have studied the turbulence in Sun’s corona using radio signals sent to Earth by the ultra-low-cost...

‘‘A living WHO guideline on drugs for COVID-19’’: The Eighth version (Seventh update) Released

The eighth version (seventh update) of a living guideline is released. It replaces earlier versions. The latest update...

….Pale Blue Dot, the only Home We’ve Ever Known

''....astronomy is a humbling and character-building experience. There is perhaps no better demonstration of the folly of human...

First Successful Transplant of Heart of a Genetically-engineered Pig (GEP) into Human

Doctors and scientists of University of Maryland School of Medicine have successfully transplanted heart of a genetically engineered...
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Maternal Lifestyle Interventions Reduce the Risk of a Low-birth-weight Baby

A clinical trial for pregnant women at high risk of a low-birth-weight baby has demonstrated that Mediterranean diet or mindfulness-based stress reduction interventions during...

Minoxidil for Male Pattern Baldness: Lower Concentrations More Effective?

A trial comparing placebo, 5% and 10% minoxidil solution on the scalps of men experiencing male pattern baldness surprisingly found that the efficacy of...

Caffeine Consumption Induces Reduction in Grey Matter Volume

A recent human study showed that just 10 days of caffeine consumption caused a significant dose-dependant reduction in grey matter volume in the medial...

Vitamin C and Vitamin E in Diet Reduce Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

Recent research studying almost 44,000 men and women finds that higher levels of vitamin C and vitamin E in the diet are associated with...

Resistance Training by Itself Not Optimal for Muscle Growth?

A recent study suggests that combining a high load resistance exercise for a muscle group (such as relatively heavy dumbbell bicep curls) with a...

Negative Effect of Fructose on the Immune System

New study suggests that increased dietary intake of fructose (fruit sugar) may have negative effect on immunity. This further adds reason to caution dietary...
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