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.
Recently, scientists from the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were encouraging people to soak their clothes in a chemical named permethrin. They discovered that only 25 percent of ticks were found alive even after 24 hours of exposure. But they were unaware of the fact regarding how long permethrin remained active in textiles.
To diagnose any kind of gastrointestinal problems, an ingestible sensor equipped with a genetically engineered bacteria was developed by an MIT research team. This ‘bacteria-on-a-chip’ combined sensors with ultra-low-power electronics, which could convert the bacterial response into a wireless signal that can be read by a smartphone.
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