Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Healthcare

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Bacteriophage: An alternate to antibiotic treatment?

With increase in antibiotic resistance in disease causing bacteria it is increasingly becoming difficult to combat infections. Consequently alternate treatment like phage therapy may gain back its lost importance. Like any other organisms cell gets infected by bacteria, bacterial cells can be also attacked by carefully selected specific virus called bacteriophages (phage shortly). These phages act by killing bacteria by incorporating them in their lifecycle.
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Nestle personalized nutrition plan via AI

Millennials the most vocal generation of all overwhelmingly committed to health and wellness. At the same time they are striving to pass this legacy...
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Microdosing: A Silicon Valley productivity hack or slow death?

Scientists swear to find out. The practice known as ‘Microdosing’ involves self-medicating minute quantities of hallucinogenic drugs such as LSD (lysergic acid diethylamide), psilocybin (magic...
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Test of combination drugs to boost the immune system successful

Scientists have been working around the clock in order to unveil the secrets of life. These efforts are being made in an attempt to...
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Blockchain can change healthcare for the better

Until now the best known application of Blockchain technology is Bitcoin cryptocurrency  and digital payment systems. Its immense success is making people see its applications in...
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FDA approves first Marijuana based drug

The U.S Food and Drug Administration on 25th June approved the use of country's first marijuana based drug. It is a medication that treats Dravet...
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Frugal innovation and the fight for inequality

Inequality is the defining social, political and economic phenomenon of our time. Just 1% of the world’s population now holds over 35% of all...
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AI can now predict when will you die. Thanks guys!

Oh well... Artificial Intelligence has been one of the hottest technologies available today. When it comes to predictions AI has been immensely helpful. Now you...
The three hot foods of Ayurveda

The business case for Ayurveda

In India, you can buy saffron that is “useful in asthma, indigestion, body pain, fever, dry skin diseases and pregnancy”, ghee that increases “memory...
ew gene editing technique CRISPR that adopts anti-viral bacterial defence mechanism as its basis in editing DNA of desired organism

Technology alert! CRISPR Cas9

CRISPR also called CRISPR/ Cas9 that is Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats/ CRISPR associated protein9. CRISPR technology was adapted from the natural defence...

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