Tag: Medical technology
These IIT-Kanpur Professors Are Extending Hands Of Good-Will!
The dawn of technology and intellect has given birth to a number of inventions. This is also one such marvel!
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IIT Scientist Deciphers The Zika Virus
The Zika virus is a global threat with scientists in a race to find an antivirus. IIT scientist, Dr. Rajanish Giri, is researching a cure for this ailment that could potentially save millions of lives. METHOD OF RESEARCH Pregnant women infected by the Zika Virus is the cause of fetal deformities in unborn children. Scientists have been searching for a cure. Dr. Giri identified crucial aspects of the Zika Virus protein, that benefits research of the viral pathogenesis at a molecular level. He used computational research and biophysical studies to decipher the structure and action of the Zika Virus and […]
Bengaluru Scientists Create Gel To Avert Pesticide Toxicity
Farmers in India are unaware of the hazards of pesticides and do not use protective gear while spraying chemicals on their crops. This results in serious health hazards and even death for some farmers. A team of scientists from Bengaluru found a solution to help farmers fight this pesticide problem. Their studies revealed the lack of access to protective gear resulted in dire consequences. HOW THE GEL WORKS Pesticides pose a threat to an enzyme in our nervous system, acetylcholinesterase (AChE). Pesticides in the body, affect their functioning, causing neuromuscular problems such as neurotoxicity, cognitive dysfunction, and even death. The […]
Pediatrician Uses Rare Technique To Give His Patient A Good Life
Some children are handicapped due to congenital defects at birth. One such genetic and the hereditary defect is Esophageal Atresia (EA), which affects one in 10,000 individuals. The esophagus is the food pipe connecting the mouth to the stomach. Esophagus Atresia is when parts of the esophagus are missing. This rare condition prevents a person from eating. It also makes a patient vulnerable to pneumonia, since saliva gets into the lungs. A doctor from Lucknow’s King George Medical University, helped his six-year-old patient win the battle against this condition. SAVING A CHILD Dr. SN Kureel, a pediatric surgeon and Professor […]