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Bulking and Cutting, A Pitfall of Society

Diet culture is pretty much the lifestyle among health-conscious youth. This does come with its dangers as extreme diets like Bulking and Cutting can lead to eating disorders and body dysmorphia. Bulking and Cutting diet involves an alternative period of caloric surplus i.e. bulking and caloric restriction i.e. cutting. A recent study found links between bulk and cut diet […]

Walnut, A Savior

Who would have thought, out of many dried fruits, walnut would be that fruit of choice, that reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases? A new study has discovered that people who consume walnuts daily have better heart health and reduced risk of cardiovascular disease than those who do not. An ounce of walnut a day is enough to provide […]

 The Pill that’ll soon replace the Gym

We all know exercise helps to build muscle and improves bone formation. Scientists have come up with a drug that mimics this exact effect of physical exercise in a form of a pill. It is called Locamidazole (LAMZ). This drug caters to people who have suffered bone loss (osteoporosis) and muscle weakening (sarcopenia) due to chronic diseases, aging, etc.  […]

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 […]

Infectious Disease & Neurodegeneration

A nationwide case control study done in Sweden links how hospital related infections (nosocomial infections) in early life can be related to a higher risk of neurodegenerative disorders like Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s Disease (PD) & Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Neurodegeneration data analysis Out of almost 12 million individuals, 300k people developed AD, 100k had Parkinson’s […]

Cold Atmospheric Plasma and Atopic Dermatitis

The three states of matter as we know are solid, liquid and gas. But there exists a fourth state of matter called plasma, which is achieved when a gas is heated to the point where the atoms get ionized.  In the context of plasma, a recent study discovered how Atopic dermatitis Or Eczema can be cured by this revolutionary treatment of […]

Ketamine, A new-age antidepressant

An infamous anesthetic, previously approved by FDA, Ketamine has shown great benefits for people with treatment-resistant depression. Administration of ketamine infusion has shown to reduce symptoms of depression, suicidal thoughts, and anxiety. Ketamine is known for its dissociative effects for which it is also used illegally as a party drug, but originally it found its use in hospitals […]

Sleep Apnea and associated disorders

Experiencing shortness of breath while sleeping due to sleep apnea can be frightening, but it is even more frightening to learn that Sleep Apnea, among the various sleep disorders, is associated with other diseases such as cancer, cognitive decline, and many more, This information was revealed by a new research. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is a condition in which a person experiences a periodical […]

Beyond The Noise

The constant search for tranquil places to get our work done might need to end, as a new study shows how ‘random noise’ can be beneficial for our brain to learn and perceive faster.  Based on a pre-existing research, this study expands on how transcranial random noise stimulation (tRNS) can improve our perception, learning potential, neuroplasticity, attention span, […]