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Introduction to Immunology

Immunology is the study of cells, organs, and chemical components of the immune system. A human immune system recognizes “self” from “non-self” and neutralizes the microbes if attacked. A much faster and effective response is released if attacked again. This…

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Anencephaly (Open Skull): A rare genetic condition

Anencephaly is a rare neural tube defect, characterized by abnormal development of the brain or the skull. Infants with this condition are usually born without a forebrain and cerebrum.  Anencephaly also known as the open skull is a term used…

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Capture Myopathy: A leading cause of death in spotted deer and its solution

Capture myopathy is a non-infectious disease of the muscle, associated with capturing or handling any wild animals in which the muscle fibers do not function properly resulting in muscle weakness, muscle damage, muscle cramps, stiffness, and spasm can also be…

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Biotech Industry Marking a New Era Post-COVID-19

The inevitable need for a COVID-19 treatment has stirred up much-needed interest in Biotech industries all over the world. Here a straightforward take on Biotech industries post-COVID-19.  It is pretty astonishing how perceptions change in a short period of time….

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Does the current COVID-19 pandemic resemble the 1918 Spanish flu?

With the number of COVID-19 increasing every day, and no treatment available, governments’ options are limited to social distancing and learning from the past. Here’s how COVID-19 resembles the 1918 Spanish Flu.  With several countries easing down the lockdown, concerns…

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The Positive Side of Corona Virus!

Ain’t you afraid of the Coronavirus outbreak? Of course, you are, right? Almost the whole world is in chaos due to the outbreak which stepped first in the Wuhan city of China. Thousands of people have lost their lives in this outbreak due to the lack of any effective remedy or medications.

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Diprosopus (Craniofacial Duplication) – A Congenital Defect

A craniofacial duplication is a rare form of congenital disorder which is commonly known as Diprosopus – wherein conjoined twins with duplicated faces are found. Conjoined twins are born connected physically and are mostly of the same sex sharing a…

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Nutrigenomics – Science of Genes and Nutrition

In 400B.C Hippocrates cited ‘Let food be thy medicine’, i.e. using nutrients or food to treat yourself. Though it was cited long back the fact stands true till today. In light of this, scientists for long were trying to understand…

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Unraveling the Discovery of 2017 Nobel Prize – Know Your Biological Clock!

Have you ever observed the rhythmic pattern followed by our body in response to the day-night cycle? Do you know just like a physical watch on the wall, our body also has a clock? Yes, we do have an inherent…

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Robotics – A Shifting Paradigm in Healthcare

In the future, when you enter into a hospital, you will see the robots roaming around the halls assisting patients, doctors or nurses. Before you raise concerns about robots treating humans, let us understand how valuable is the application of…

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