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  • “3D-printed bionic eye may someday help blind see”

    In a first, scientists have 3D-printed a prototype of an artificial eye with light receptors that could someday help blind people see. Researchers at University of Minnesota in the US started with a hemispherical glass dome to show how they could overcome the challenge of printing electronics on a curved surface. Using their custom-built 3D […]

    IPPF Director General to visit India to underscore its commitment towards sexual and reproductive health outcome in the country

    New Delhi: Reaffirming its continued and long-term support towards working with the Government of India, partners and all stakeholders for sexual and reproductive rights (SRHR), Dr. Alvaro Bermajo, Director General, International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), is visiting India next week. The objective of this visit is to meet government agencies, leaders of vulnerable communities (women in […]

    18 year old youth from Guntur gets a new lease of life from a 27 year old Brain Dead Patient

    Bengaluru : 18 year old student from Guntur, Andhra Pradesh gets a new lease of life as he undergoes a heart transplant at M S Ramaiah Narayana Heart Centre – a unit managed by Narayana Health. The donor who is a 27 year old youth from Tamilnadu was admitted at Victoria Hospital following an accident on 15th August 2018. Doctors at Victoria Hospital -PMSSY declared him […]

    Ensure the effective use of Umbilical Cord Blood Stem Cells by pooling the resources- Experts

    New Delhi: Doctors have an advice for parents who are considering umbilical cord blood banking for their newborns. They suggest that parents should consider pool banking, which allows access to each other’s cord blood unit when needed. “This is because in most blood-related disorders Umbilical Cord Blood Transplant (UCBT) is recommended to be that of another […]

    Vaidam Health becomes India’s first and only online Medical Value Travel facilitator to get NABH accreditation

    Gurugram: Gurugram-based start-up Vaidam Health has become India’s first and only online platform for medical value travellers (medical tourists) to get accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH). The portal (www.vaidam.com), which launched in January 2016, is a healthcare facilitator connecting foreign patients with the best accredited healthcare specialists and […]

    Dialysis leader NephroPlus introduces unique buttonhole needles for painless dialysis

    Hyderabad : NephroPlus, India’s largest dialysis centre network and a pioneer in redefining dialysis care in India introduced the first of its kind buttonhole needles for painless dialysis for its patients in India. Buttonhole cannulation is a technique used often in home hemodialysis where blunt needles are used instead of sharp ones. With an aim to reduce the […]

    Iodine deficiency attributes to fertility issues more in females

    Iodine is a vital micro-nutrient that is essential for the production of thyroid hormone and for the in-utero neuro development. Iodine deficiency increases the chances of infertility and recurrent miscarriage by under producing the required levels of thyroid hormones. Various recent studies have shown that mild iodine deficiency is becoming an emerging problem in many […]

    Even 8-year-olds experience body image issues: Study

    Children as young as eight may be vulnerable to poor body image as hormone levels rise with the onset of puberty, a study has found. The study based on data from more than 1,100 eight- to nine-year-olds indicates a need for strategies in schools and at home to help children maintain a positive body image […]

    Cancer cells deploy “drones” to battle immune system

    Cancer cells release biological “drones” to attack and tire the immune system before the latter gets a chance to fight off tumours, say scientists. The study, published in the journal Nature, shows that far for being just a lump of cells growing out of control, cancer cells participate in active combat with the immune system […]

    Drug-laced mosquito net may help prevent malaria: Study

    A novel mosquito net that contains insecticides could prevent millions of cases of malaria. This is as per Lancet study which stated that a two-year clinical trial in West Africa involving 2,000 children showed that the number of cases of clinical malaria was reduced by 12 per cent with the new type of mosquito net […]