Researchers including one of Indian origin have developed a smartphone-controlled, battery-operated diagnostic device that costs as little as $100 and claims to detect Zika, dengue and chikungunya within 30 minutes. Continue reading Smartphone app to detect Zika, dengue in 30 minutes
Matt Garlock has trouble making out what his friends say in loud bars, but when he got a hearing test, the result was normal. Recent research may have found an explanation for problems like his, something called “hidden hearing loss.”
In the world’s second such case, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has given a new lease of life to a 20-year-old man by performing a rare quadruple joint replacement surgery that enabled him to sit and walk after more than a decade. Continue reading Rare joint-replacement surgery enables man walk after decade
In a first, scientists have created the three-dimensional (3-D) structures of intact mammalian genomes from individual cells, leading to a potential advance of stem cells in medicine. Continue reading First 3-D structure of DNA in a cell developed
A private hospital here has successfully completed the first ever hip replacement surgery in Kerala using a 3D model of the hip, the hospital authorities said on Sunday. Continue reading Kerala’s first hip replacement using 3D model successful
A new, smartphone controlled wireless patch that is wearable on the arm and uses electrical stimulation may help reduce pain of migraines without using drugs, researchers claim. Continue reading Novel wireless patch may ease migraine pain sans drugs
At a time when humans are generating more data than hard drives, scientists have demonstrated that a computer operating system and a short movie could be stored on a DNA. Continue reading Researchers store computer OS, short movie on DNA
Scientists have created a three-dimensional (3D) organ-on-a-chip that can mimic the heart’s amazing biomechanical properties.
3D printed body parts have become a reality in India, a game changer which promises to alter the medical landscape in India. Continue reading India enters age of 3D printed body parts
Just like real doctors and nurses, online health tools with good but controlled communication skills can promote healthier lifestyles, a team of Indian-origin researchers has said.