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Apollo Children’s Hospital use da Vinca robot to successfully treat children

  • Posted on: 1 August 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Apollo Children’s Hospital has recently performed surgeries on children using the da Vinci robot. Robotic procedures have proven to be highly precise and targeted. This technique provides advantages like quicker discharge time, minimal scarring, smaller incisions and less blood loss that conventional laparoscopy offers over open surgeries.

'Actos' consumption not associated to raise bladder cancer risk

  • Posted on: 1 August 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Prior studies suggesting that diabetes drug 'Actos' might raise users' risk of bladder cancer but  new study found no evidence for such an effect. Instead, researchers found a link between the use of Actos (pioglitazone) and a rise in pancreatic cancer risk, but experts say it's too early to draw any conclusive link. The study is published in Journal of the American Medical Association.

Lanosterol eye drop treat cataract without surgery

  • Posted on: 31 July 2015
  • By: editor2

Cataracts are the most common cause of blindness in humans and account for half of blindness cases worldwide. Currently the only available treatment for the debilitating growths is surgery. It remains prohibitively costly. An eye drop tested on dogs suggests that cataracts could one day be cured without surgery. The study revealed that a naturally-occurring molecule called lanosterol, administered with an eye dropper, shrank canine cataracts. The study is found  in Nature.

“Chemically Modified Nucleotides” for Specific Killing of Cancer Cells

  • Posted on: 31 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

Ludwig Cancer Research scientists finds normal cells have highly selective mechanisms. But they found that some types of cancer cells aren't so selective. These cells incorporate chemically modified nucleosides into their DNA, which is toxic to them. The findings indicate that it might be possible to use modified nucleotides for specific killing of cancer cells. The study is published in the journal Nature.

Anti-Ulcer Drug can prevent gastric cancer

  • Posted on: 31 July 2015
  • By: editor2

Stomach cancer or gastric cancer is the third most common cause of death from cancer worldwide. A short course of two medicines, an antibiotic and another medicine that suppresses the production of gastric acid, that is commonly used to eliminate the bacterium may reduce the risk of stomach cancer, revealed a new research. The findings are published in the Cochrane Library.

Words Listening make Visual Images In The Brain and also TriggerVision

  • Posted on: 30 July 2015
  • By: admin

Psychology professor, in Gary Lupyan, a University of Wisconsin-Madison said he has demonstrated the predictive process through manipulating the connection between language and vision in the brain. This ability to transcend the specifics and think about the general may be critically important to logic, mathematics, science, and even complex social interactions.

Researchers found losing even one night of sleep can alter your genes

  • Posted on: 30 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

A new research has suggested that losing even one night of sleep can alter your genes, and increased risk of obesity and type 2 diabetes. Swedish researchers at Uppsala University and the Karolinska Institutet revealed that genes that control the biological clocks in cells throughout the body are altered even after one night of sleep loss. The study appeared in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.

Indian Doctors, Medical Students disallow to Wear Long-Sleeved White Coats

  • Posted on: 30 July 2015
  • By: Shalini.Sharma

A study published in the journal The BMJ shows that exclude Indian doctors and medical students from wearing long-sleeved white coats could reduce the spread of infections in hospitals.

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