Google doodle honours Har Gobind Khorana who deciphered our DNA

 Google on Tuesday marked the 96th birth anniversary of Indian-American Nobel Prize-holder and biochemist Dr Har Gobind Khorana, with a honest doodle. Dr Khorana was well-known for his pervasive research on DNA (Deoxyribonucleic acid) and also for constructing the first synthetic gene

Google doodle honours Har Gobind Khorana who deciphered our DNAOur understanding of how genes shape us owes much to the work of Har Gobind Khorana, the Indian-American biochemist celebrated in Tuesday’s Google Doodle on what would have been Khorana’s 96th birthday. Khorana, depicted in the doodle by Bangalore-based illustrator Rohan Dahotre, shared the 1968 Nobel Prize in physiology/medicine with Robert Holley and Marshall Nirenberg […]

Here’s a look at who won ‘Kaun Banega Endoscopist’

A light hearted game was organised during the sidelines of the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018, all the participants indulged in the fun and gaiety. The quiz master was Dr T S Chandrasekar and the winners were announced by Dr Amit Maydeo on the third and the concluding day

Here’s a look at who won ‘Kaun Banega Endoscopist’We all love and are aware about Bollywood’s Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s TV show Kaun Banega Crorepati? Similarly, a quiz show named Kaun Banega Endoscopist’ was conducted on Saturday at the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 at the hotel Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. And the prizes regarding the same were announced today On the second day, ‘Kaun […]

‘Technology is imperative for development in any field’

At the 21st Mumbai Live Endoscopy 2018 with the theme 'The future of GI Endoscopy', Professor KL Goh from Malaysia says, "Technology is imperative for development in any field"

‘Technology is imperative for development in any field’“Endoscopy is essential for Gastrointerology (GI). Practice of GI needs endoscopy in every aspect,” said Prof KL Goh, immediate past President of Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology, Malaysia. The three day conference on endoscopy ended on Sunday with experts talking about various important aspects and developments in the field. Ask Prof Goh about the importance […]

#NoMobileKnowFamily: Know how a Mumbai family balances life offline

Today, ‘Family Time’ is a concept that’s almost dead. However, as our campaign on #NoMobileKnowFamily proposes, more and more family have taken to ditch their smartphones as they step inside their homes to make the family feel extra special. Likewise, Sawants from Mumbai, make it a point to put down their phones when they are together

#NoMobileKnowFamily: Know how a Mumbai family balances life offlineMost of our parents would agree that in their times, returning back after a hard day’s work meant sitting with the family and chatting about the whole day at office, school, college or so. However, that seems difficult now. But, Sawants from Mumbai are giving us bonding goals by keeping up this tradition. Apurva Sawanat […]

Biomedical students develop innovative injection for kids 

 An innovative injection, or rather ‘funjection,’ is a new spin on traditional injections. This device is designed in such a way that a syringe of the injection is covered with a toy and children are then deceived while they are being injected

Biomedical students develop innovative injection for kids At a recently held Medical Device Innovation Camp (MEDIC) in Pune an innovative device named as ‘funjection’ caught the attention of all. It is a devised made by a team of students and professor which will help in nullifying the pain of injection for children. The device is designed in such a way that a […]

New study says teenagers avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never before

A recent study reveals that nowadays teenagers prefer to sit at home, say no to drugs and alcohol, and scroll through a litany of social media apps, as compared to teens from the past generations

New study says teenagers avoiding sex, alcohol, and driving like never beforeToday’s teenagers don’t seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates. According to a recent study from psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, teenagers instead prefer to sit at home, say no to drugs and alcohol, and scroll through a […]

iPhone craze lands Pune youths at doctor’s doorstep

While newer smartphones with latest features being introduced every day in the Indian market, the craze for buying the most latest one is leading youngsters to fall prey to having a case of personality disorder

iPhone craze lands Pune youths at doctor’s doorstepA doctor in Pune has received two cases of personality disorder wherein two young boys have shown a maladaptive pattern of behaviour for buying ‘the latest version of an iPhone’. A craze for buying the latest version of a smartphone is one of the telling traits of a personality disorder; that is seen in modern […]

Scientist create ‘pen’ to help detect cancer within 10 seconds

 The MasSpec Pen works by releasing a tiny droplet of water onto the target tissue, absorbing the chemicals inside of the cells. This droplet is then analysed by an instrument called a mass spectrometer, which can analyse thousands of molecules, and quickly deliver the results to doctors on a computer screen

Scientist create ‘pen’ to help detect cancer within 10 secondsThe device is capable of identifying cancerous cells 150 times faster than conventional technologies and was 96 per cent accurate in tests. Researchers from the University of Texas say that the MasSpec Pen can help surgeons identify which tissue should be removed and which should be preserved, to help patients’ recover. Dr Livia Schiavinato Eberlin, […]

‘We need more experts in EUS,’ says Dr Anthony Yuen-Bun

Since its invention there have been several major advancements in the EUS technique but the use of this procedure remains low in Asian countries. In a dialogue with My Medical Mantra, Dr Anthony Yuen-Bun Teoh, Faculty of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong explained the reason behind why it is underused and how can it be made affordable

‘We need more experts in EUS,’ says Dr Anthony Yuen-BunThe second EUS Congress is taking place in Mumbai at Renaissance Convention centre, Powai. Dr Anthony Yuen-Bun TEOH who is a faculty of Medicine at the Chinese University of Hong Kong spoke to My Medical Mantra about the importance of (Endoscopic Ultra Sound) EUS procedure. He also explained why this technique needs to be promoted […]
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