Prostate Cancer UK had a group of men standing in a large
Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University

Research confirms a brain region that identifies walls

A team of neuroscientists from the Zuckerman Institute at Columbia University and Aalto University in Finland have discovered an area of human brain which perceives sense of surroundings. This area of the human brain is dedicated to the geometry of…

NHS Long Term Plan

Mothers and children rally against climate change

In another mass protest to raise awareness and take action the climate change, mothers and families took to the streets to voice measures against climate change. United Nations had previously set a deadline to prevent the problem of climate breakdown….

Heated Tobacco as hazardous as e-cigarettes and conventional smoking
Wisconsin Institute for Discovery

A breakthrough discovery in generating Stem Cells

A recent study by researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Wisconsin Institute for Discovery (WID) and School of Medicine & Public Health have introduced cutting edge possibilities in precision medicine. The team suggests that Induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells are an…

Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine

DNA Day sheds light on new dog discoveries

In a recent study, DNA research has shed light on significant discoveries for dogs. National DNA Day on April 25 commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 in addition to the discovery of DNA’s double helix in…

Plogging

Plogging: ecofriendly and healthy fitness regime

Two birds in one stone, this expression is an apt description of this fitness activity.  Picking up trash while jogging is known as ‘plogging’. The trend was coined in Sweden in 2016 by 57-year old Erik Ahlström from the town…

Medical robots

Medical robotics: autonomous navigation inside the body

In a first, Bioengineers at Boston Children’s Hospital unveiled a robot which can navigate autonomously inside the body. The team of scientists programmed a robotic catheter in an animal model of cardiac valve repair. The catheter autonomously made progress inside…

Junk food ads in the UK

Cut down of Junk food ads in the UK

Britain’s local authorities draw plans to limit junk food advertising. As a healthcare measure, the government of UK has decided to put reins in the endorsements of products which are high in fat, sugar or salt. Health campaigners are to…