Natural glycosaminoglycan, approved as a dietary supplement used for osteoarthritis, promotes the tumor growth potential of BRAF V600E-expressing human melanoma cells and confers resistance to BRAF inhibitors.
Supreme Court of India has put Delhi high court order on hold to give MBBS practitioners access to Ultrasound. The supreme court has also reprimanded the Delhi court as it had trenched upon an area of legislative policy.
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 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.
World Sleep Day observed on 16th March aims to raise awareness on the importance of sleep and a call to action on issues related to sleep. Every individual must sleep eight hours a day. Lack of sleep can trigger a host of health issues.
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.
Artificial sweetener sucralose, known by the brand name Splenda can worsen gut inflammation in those with Crohn's disease. Sucralose can bring changes in gut bacteria and gut wall immune cell reactivity leading to inflammatory bowel disease.
Placenta defects cause more than half of prenatal deaths. Study finds that almost 70 percent of 103 genes linked to prenatal death affect the placenta. Placental defects also correlate strongly with abnormal brain, heart and vascular development.
Marquel Brumley, a 13-year-old Michigan boy was diagnosed with a rare sinus infection died after it spread to his brain. Doctors said that the sinus infection created multiple blood clots and has to two strokes.