A research team from Linköping University in Sweden devised an artificial retina made of organic ink and gold in order to restore vision. These pigments absorb light and convert it to electric signals in the same way photoreceptors do.
In some cases, there are people who dislike being constantly happy. This condition is termed as ‘Cherophobia’. It comes from the Greek word ‘Chairo’ which means ‘I rejoice’. This condition is not categorized as mental disorder. But as per the reports of Healthline, few medical experts describe cherophobia as a form of anxiety.
Cardiovascular diseases are more prevalent in high-income countries such as India, China and US. According to WHO reports and are the leading cause of death, where around 17.7 million people die every year.
A recent scientific study led by Audrey Gaskins, a nutrition researcher at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, revealed that couples have frequent sex and conceive quickly, if both of them consume more than two servings of seafood such as salmon, shrimp etc. every week.
Dr. Mark Menolascino, a doctor of internal medicine from the US said, “Drinking more than a moderate amount can increase the risk of dementia and cause inflammation - which can increase the risk of cancer, depression, and heart disease.”
In 2015, it was reported that around 36.7 million people throughout the world were affected with AIDS, among which 1.1 million were stated as deceased. The majority of AIDS cases were recorded in various African countries followed by India.
A research team from the University at Buffalo devised a technique named lung-on-a-chip technology using microlithography, where lab-grown lung tissue was placed upon a thin and flexible chip array. Fibrosis was artificially induced, where the lung cells were contracted and stiffened leading to scars in alveoli cells. This lung-on-a-chip technology could successfully test varied potential treatments against pulmonary fibrosis.
Weill Cornell’s Medicine scientist claim to have discovered a new treatment for osteoporosis, which targets the blood vessels inside of bone, a molecule that promotes the growth of those blood vessels and reverses the weakening of bones and helps fracture, heals.
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