By: Lovelin Paul
As the name suggests, irritable bowel syndrome is a disorder affecting the large intestine, presenting with symptoms such as bloating gas, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, constipation and abdominal pain. In most cases this is triggered by food allergies and lifestyle changes. Though irritable bowel syndrome may...
By: Lovelin Paul
Implants can be defined as objects or material which is inserted or grafted into the body for therapeutic, prosthetic, diagnostic and experimental purposes. A variety of materials, such as stainless steel and titanium, have been used for years for implants. The recent technical advancement in...
Research shows that cinnamon reduces blood sugar levels in diabetics
By: Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman
Blood glucose is affected my many things. It can go up when we eat too many carbs or have an infection or are under stress. It can drop too low if we do not eat enough carbs, or if we drink alcohol or if we...
How biodegradable joint implants work
By: Bobby Scott
According to the Finland University of Technology (TUT), biodegradable implants are made from a substance called polyactide copolymer. It is mostly used in operations on the fingers and toes. This implant helps the bone grow tissue, and then it disappears. This biodegradable implant is also...
How biodegradable joint implants work
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
In surgical practice, joint implants are usually metallic objects made out of strong and light material such as titanium, which are built to last more than a decade. These implants can take over the functioning of damaged bone ends or cartilages and allow people to...
By: Lovelin Paul
Biodegradable implants are those implants that degenerate with time, along with the healing process facilitating the healing and regeneration of tissues more than the conventional implants. Implants made of materials such as titanium, stainless steel and cobalt chrome have been used for years, but the...
By: Viven Yeo
Synesthesia is the simultaneous perception of different senses. There are three different types of synesthesia: sensory, cognitive and emotional. Sensory synesthesia occurs when one of the senses (e.g., sight) is perceived together with another sense (e.g., smell). So when one sees the color...
By: Poppy Sunderland
Scientific researchers have demonstrated that some carbon nanotubes have the potential to be as dangerous as asbestos: They are similar in shape to asbestos fibers and can cause the same type of damage to the lining of the lung cavity, possibly resulting in future lung...
How electric shock could cure headaches
By: Terrence Aym
A startling new therapy that significantly relieves chronic headaches has been discovered: electric shocks.Scientists say the breakthrough treatment—that has no adverse side effects—floods s headache sufferer's body with natural painkillers that have similar properties to powerful opiates including the universally used drug...
By: Dr Pandula Siribaddana
Gene therapy can be simply defined as a therapeutic technique which alters the genetic constituency of a cell in order to treat a specific disease. The concept was first introduced as early as 1972, although it was only in the year1990 that the FDA granted...

 

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