Life Science – Articles

While a vast majority of currently available treatments for chronic and fatal diseases are palliative or delay disease progression, regenerative medicine is uniquely capable of altering the underlying disease mechanism.

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Mycotoxin & Its Harmful Effects

Published on: 2018/08/23
Dr. Premendar Dhar Dwivedi

Mycotoxins are associated with crops with mould as they are produced by fungi. Some food-borne mycotoxins cause acute symptoms of illness. The effects can be long-term like cancer or a weak immune system.

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Is India poised to become a world leader in eliminating TB?

Published on: 2018/05/03
Manbeena Chawla

TB is the world’s deadliest infectious disease, and according to the World Health Organization (WHO) Global TB Report 2017, India continues to have the highest number of TB cases in the world. But we are tackling this challenge head-on.

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Is Basic Research Underrated?

Published on: 2018/05/20
Devi Prasad

Applied research is undoubtedly a necessity for the betterment of our lives. In the recent years, we have seen tremendous advancements in the field of life sciences and healthcare industry. However, basic research, that confers the knowledge necessary for the application, has of late been receiving lesser importance and funding, especially in India. Is it right to continue the way it is? If not, why do we need to escalate the status of basic research?

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Nanotechnology Addresses Immortality and the Future of Mankind

Published on: 2017/09/02
Dr. Christopher Fleming

Nanotechnology is one of the key features of the future of medicine. Here I explain more about what nanotechnology is and how it is currently being applied to the fields of cancer, cardiovascular research, and infectious disease…

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Will Europe Remain the Traditional Hub for Global Vaccines??

Published on: 2018/05/11
Dr. Aishwarya Chidambaram

Although Europe continues to lead the global vaccines sector in terms of production, exports, and R&D of vaccines, current trends indicate diminishing R&D dominance in Europe and rapid shift in power to the U.S.

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We’re currently in the Golden Era of Immunotherapy; however, they’re no longer the “new kids on the block” in the cancer therapy field. Here I discuss immunotherapies and more about the new types of targeted therapies and their implications in the fight against cancer.

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School Shootings: 9 Prevention Tips for Parents and Teachers

Published on: 2018/08/05
Dr. Kathryn Seifert

Early childhood trauma such as this interferes with the development of the brain, interpersonal skills, problem solving ability, logic and reasoning.  With appropriate interventions at least some acts of youthful aggression can be eliminated now and in the future.  This article outlines 9 tips for parents and teachers can use to prevent youth violence and aggression.

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