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Chirping Birds & Mental Health

The chirping birds have always amused poets and artists. Now a newly released study reveals that birdsong is good for mental health. According to the study, hearing, seeing, and simply coming into contact with birds can lift both depressed individuals and the general population’s spirits. The Experiment  Using a smartphone app called Urban Mind, the study tracked roughly […]

Special Sounds to Stop Nightmares

Crazy nightmares & weird dreams have plagued most of us at some point. But there are about 4% of adults are plagued by the distressing and recurring nightmares. To ease patients with chronic nightmares, researchers found that hearing specific sounds while sleeping helped. Nightmares & Nightmare disorders Most might think it’s normal to have frequent nightmares. But there […]

Our Brain Lights Up When We See Food

The best part about Halloween is all the candies and the good food. In the context of Halloween & food, a new study has found that a special part of our brain lights up when we see food. This section, known as the “ventral food component,” is located in the visual cortex of the brain, which is a region […]

Mimicking the structure of Living blood vessels 

Out of the many things that scientist have made in labs, blood vessels seems to be the most mind-blowing. In a recent discovery by the University of Sydney, the team was able to create a technology that makes it possible to produce materials that resemble the structure of living blood arteries, having a substantial impact on how the surgery […]

Soon Your Smartphone Will Predict Mortality Risk 

We exist in an era where the dependency on fancy tech is the new trend. Strapping on a smartwatch before going for a run seems like a routine that didn’t exist a decade ago, but now is everyone’s lifestyle. With that being said a new study reveals how population-level models of health and mortality risk can be built using […]

A Fluffy Robot Will Soon Help to Get Injections

Robots may soon replace humans as our go-to friends, just as most of us never leave home without our cell phones. It certainly seems so based on recent trials by Japanese researchers who created a handheld soft robot that can enhance patients’ experiences during injections. This has taken being tech-savvy to a whole new level. Meet Releibo, a […]

Hey Siri, tell me about hand hygiene

Hand hygiene is probably the most talked about topic of the last two years with the ongoing pandemic. Regular hand washing and sanitizing have made hands the most attended part of our body. To further help with that, thermal imaging is offered by a portable mini camera that is compatible with any iPhone. This technology uses a forward-looking […]

Digital Masks for Patient Privacy

We all spent almost 2 years with masks. We were told masks will protect the virus spread. Well, It’s an elevated form of facial mask that allows biometric and other case-sensitive credentials of patients to be stored in a database. Scientists are calling it a ‘digital mask’. Concepts and techniques like 3D reconstruction and deep, learning […]

Tech for Tumors

Wearable health monitoring devices are all the buzz nowadays. Researchers from Stanford Univeristy developed a wearable device, that is capable of measuring size change in cancerous tumors. Traditionally, tumors are diagnosed and measured using diagnostic imaging like x-rays, CT and MRI. This brings about certain limitations as it involves major human intervention and high costs during the diagnosis. This […]