The counterfeit drug market is thriving. Given the size of the medicine industry and the sheer number of medicinal products that are made, it has become relatively easy for scammers to take advantage of this situation and sell fake drugs for massive profits. This is a cause for major concern as such products can easily […]
Regenerating Damaged Tissue Through an Electronic Chip?
Injuries can prove to be a hindrance to anyone’s quality of life. Depending on the severity of the injury, it could stop one from functioning normally for extended periods of time. And sometimes, the patients don’t even make complete recoveries and end up having to live with their injuries for the rest of their lives. […]
A New Drug that can Stop Nipah?
One of the biggest forms of natural disasters, that has taken countless number of human lives, are epidemics. From AIDS to swine flu, even after all the leaps our race has made in the medical field, such diseases have still managed to wreak havoc amongst our populous. And now to add to our woes, the […]
A New Method to Treat Brain Cancer?
Till date, traditional chemotherapy has been the most commonly used method of treatment for all kinds of cancer including brain cancer. This being a full body treatment, has the potential to sometimes do more harm than good as the side effects may be severe. And even though it may be far from ideal, it continues […]
The Magic Drug that could Suppress the need to Smoke
Reports say that nearly 20% of the world’s population smoke cigarettes. But how are these alarming numbers even possible when it is common knowledge that smoking is not good for your health? The answer is simple, addiction. Nicotine, an active ingredient in cigarettes is an addictive substance that keeps smokers hooked on it. So, how […]
Have we Discovered the Magical Pill to Cure Obesity?
As we all know, obesity has been a major problem, especially in modern times due to an increase in the quantity of processed foods and sedentary lifestyles. About 40 % of the population in the U.S come under the obese category while 30% are overweight. This alarming situation has prompted people to spend a net […]
Disguising Drugs to Cure Tumors? Have we Figured it out?
It is no doubt that mankind has come across several medical challenges over the years. Our medical professionals have been continually faced with tackling diseases like cancer and ebola, and have been doing the best they can to make our world a safer place. And although they have made significant progress, the complexities involved within […]
Can Humans actually have Regenerative Abilities?
Remember the amazing spider man movie that came out a few years ago? The main villain in the movie had reptilian powers, meaning he had the ability to regenerate limbs that were even completely cut off! Although this was just a movie, these “powers” were loosely based on actual scientific facts. So technically, the regenerative […]
Liquid Silicone Rubber: The Answer to HIV Prevention
HIV/ AIDS has plagued mankind for decades now. It may not receive as much attention as cancer but the WHO has data which shows that about 34 million people around the globe have been exposed to this dangerous virus, out of which 1.7 million of them have lost their lives. This is an epidemic that […]