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How research for prostrate cancer lead to the accidental discovery of a previously overlooked entity 2020 was a roller coaster of emotions, jam packed with unexpected turns and twists. In fact, those days it seemed as though anything is possible – even the discovery of a new organ! It may be difficult to imagine there […]
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The healthcare industry is currently facing numerous challenges. The developing and underdeveloped countries are more vulnerable due to low resource settings, high population, and less health workforce in local hospitals. According to an estimate by the World Health Organization (WHO), 400 million people across the globe do not have access to basic healthcare facilities [1]. […]
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Unfortunately, recent media coverage has reported rising substance use among adults and teenagers. Tackling the problem of increased drug use is a problem for law enforcement officers as new drugs are being introduced in the market rapidly. For instance, Carfentanil, a drug that is a cousin to the compound Fentanyl, is 10,000 times stronger than […]
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Scientists have developed a vaccine, which is partially effective at preventing tuberculosis (TB) from progressing to an active disease. The new vaccine, called M72/AS01E, has been developed by pharmaceutical firms GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Aeras. The trial experiment included 3,300 adults from Kenya, South Africa and Zambia. All of them had latent tuberculosis -a silent infection […]
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Usually, psychiatric illnesses and neurodegenerative diseases are treated with drugs or implanted electrodes. However, in the future we might be able to control these diseases by controlling the brain itself. With a research led by Shaun Patel and Professor Charles M. Lieber from Harvard University, their team was able to design mesh electronics that would […]

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