In a first, scientists create human esophagus through stem cells

Scientists at the Cincinnati Children's Center for Stem Cell and Organoid Medicine (CuSTOM) in Ohio have artificially grown these tissues in the laboratory using pluripotent stem cells, or stem cells that can take any form and create any tissue in the body

In a first, scientists create human esophagus through stem cellsFor the first time, researchers have managed to create a human esophagus in the laboratory. This may pave the way for new, regenerative treatments. The esophagus is the muscular tube that moves the food and liquids we ingest from our throats all the way to our stomachs. This organ is made of different types of […]

Here’s how a tweet helped save an ailing senior citizen

If you are a senior citizen, you can relate to the travail of travel. It is difficult for anyone to travel alone but more so for elderly people. With the advent of social media, people are now closer than ever. It has proved to be efficient in times of crisis, an example of this incident of an elderly man who felt ill while travelling back to Mumbai

Here’s how a tweet helped save an ailing senior citizenRecently, a 64-year-old man named Anoop Kumar Pandey was travelling from Chapra, Bihar to Mumbai. He felt ill midway; he began feeling uneasy and felt cold. He was in the second AC. It was past 11 p.m. on a Monday (Sept. 17) night. Before his condition could take a turn for the worst, he called […]

Bad posture, slouching common in children addicted to gadgets

While there have been many debates and discussions on cons of access usage of technology, recent addition to the list is how mobiles phones and tablets are responsible for poor postures among children

Bad posture, slouching common in children addicted to gadgetsIn an age when technology has become a part of our daily life and an integral part of education system, its ill-effects are bound to affect adults and kids alike. While there have been many debates and discussions on cons of access usage of technology, the recent addition to the list is how mobiles phones, […]

5 mental disorders caused by excessive use of Internet and smartphones

Researchers have found multiple mental disorders that have been caused by the rise in people’s use of the Internet and smartphones. Here are the most common ones

5 mental disorders caused by excessive use of Internet and smartphonesThere is no doubt that in today’s world, technology is an important part of our lives and has a huge impact on the way we communicate, live, and work. The simplicity of communication has been aided by the invention of mobile phones and Internet. These two inventions have changed the way we communicate, which is […]

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 […]

New 5D tech may help diagnose diseases from cell phone images

Called "Hyper-Spectral Phasor" analysis, it is much faster and far less expensive than current techniques, and may be useful for diagnosing and monitoring diseases by using cell phone images

New 5D tech may help diagnose diseases from cell phone imagesScientists have developed a new 5D technique for analysing images, an advance that may make it easier to quickly find tell-tale signs of diseases from pictures taken using cell phones. Called “Hyper-Spectral Phasor” analysis, or HySP, it is much faster and far less expensive than current techniques, and may be useful for diagnosing and monitoring […]

Break-up via text: A trend among youngsters

In 2014, when an American site claimed that a growing number of youngsters, between the age group of 18-30 years ended their relationships over a text, it seemed unbelievable. But now, psychiatrists in Mumbai discuss about how a growing number of youngsters are breaking up with a text in order to ‘avoid’ the awkwardness

Break-up via text: A trend among youngstersHeartbreaks are sad, however, they are worse when it is done over a text message or using any form of social media. In last 2014, an American website revealed through its survey that, of 2,712 respondents, it revealed that 56% ended their relationship via text, email or some form of social media. But now, psychiatrists […]

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 […]