Drug News (Medindia)

How to Gain More Control Over Artificial Hands

Illusory movement perception improves motor control for prosthetic hands. An automated neural-machine interface that vibrates the muscles used for control of prosthetic hands instills kinesthetic sense in amputees increasing in them a sense of agency.

Effects of Drugs on the Body may be Tested on Replica of Human Organs

Effects of drugs on the human body may be tested with a new technology that enables evaluation of new drugs and detects possible side effects before the drugs are tested in humans. This technology tests drugs on engineered tissues from up to ten human organs.

Novel Drug QNZ-46 may Prevent Nerve Damage Due to Stroke

Vesicular glutamate release from central axons contributes to myelin damage. This identification of the source of damaging glutamate in stroke leads to the discovery of brain protection with QNZ-46, a novel form of preventative treatment with potential for clinical use.

Preverbal Infants Can Think Logically

Preverbal Infants are able to think logically when an expected outcome does not occur. Reasoning in infants is not based on language.