Drug News (Medindia)

New Cochlear Implant Device Allows Safe MRI in Children

Patients with cochlear implants require sedation during MRI, to perform the additional surgery to remove the magnet. The latest cochlear implant from MED-EL, incorporates a unique design change that allows them to undergo MRI with no discomfort and reduced need for sedation or anesthesia

How Fear Translates into Anxiety

Deletion of the serotonin transporter gene, increases vulnerability to anxiety, and shows how frightening experiences morph into anxiety. In anxiety, neural activity is elevated across many specific brain regions, and normal coordination between the regions is lost.

New 3-in-1 COVID-19 Safety Device Monitors vitals

When Covid-19 brought the nation to a standstill, the students of the School of Entrepreneurship Skills at Bhartiya Skill Development University (BSDU) have developed a 3-in-1 COVID safety device that plays a contact-less role of monitoring the human body temperature.

New Herbal Tea Boosts Immunity

Himachal pradesh's Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar of Krishi Vishvavidyalaya of Kangra Valley has developed immune boosting herbal tea to combat COVID-19, scientists said on Thursday.//

Face Masks can Be Devastating for Deaf People in Healthcare Settings

During the coronavirus pandemic, with masks covering the faces around us, it's difficult to see the facial expressions and lip movements, which is vital for daily spoken communication, especially for people with hearing loss. Hence, experts underscore ways to improve communication, such as transparent masks.

Ways to Reduce Risk of Type-2 Diabetes

For good health and weight loss, it is recommended to avoid white sugar and processed foods that are loaded with unhealthy carbohydrates, and unwanted calories. Processed food increases the risk of obesity, type-2 diabetes, and heart diseases.