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Watch A Neurosurgeon Perform A Subdural Hematoma Operation

Medical science has truly advanced of late. Specialists are finding better and safer ways to operate on patients who suffer fatal injuries. Take this 83 year old woman, for instance, who suffered an acute subdural hematoma after she fell head first. Just... 

When Healthcare and Computer Science Come Together [INFOGRAPHIC]

People might not even have imagined putting computer science and healthcare in a sentence. Times have changed, though. The two fields are finally amalgamating to provide even better medical fixes for the world. That is all the more reason for studying... 

Common Blood Pressure Drug Cures Diabetes In Mice, Human Trials Begin in 2015

For a while now, people have been using the drug Verapamil. It’s an effective medicine for high blood pressure and migraines as well as cardiac arrhythmia. It has also proved to have no severe side effects throughout it’s entire 3o year shelf... 

This New Technology Shows Nurses Where Your Veins Are

Nurses often struggle to locate the vein before they can draw a patient’s blood. Patients become vary of the fact that their arms needs to be jabbed at before being told that their veins are tough to spot. How ridiculous does that sound? If you share... 

Three Glasses of Milk a Day Can Lead To Early Death…Wait What?

You have heard ever since you were a child that the consumption of milk is close to essential for healthy bones and teeth. Two to three glasses a day are recommended by doctors, nutritionists, P.E. teachers and parents (especially your mom) and you’ve... 

Man Paralysed From The Waist Down, WALKS AGAIN!

Science has come so far in the last century that terming every advance as a breakthrough or a miracle has become redundant. They call the iPhone a revolution and the discovery of the Higgs Boson as the “last hurrah of the old physics”. But sometimes... 

Frozen Poop Pills Could Fight Life-Threatening Infections

Getting a fecal transplant is not a walk in the park in any way, shape or form. It surely saves many lives associated with Clostridium difficile but the faint-hearted prefer to avoid such a thing. Trouble is, if they outrightly refuse the rather unsettling... 

This Thought-Controlled Robotic Arm Possesses The Sense Of Touch

This is probably as good as it gets with prosthetic limbs and hands. Latest developments in neuroprosthetics allow the implantation of electrodes that mimic not just the movement but also enhanced control and sense of touch. These two neuroprosthesis... 

The Nobel Prizes in Chemistry and Physics Awarded

It’s the greatest honour in it’s respective field. The Nobel Prize in each of its five categories is the crowning glory of a career. A couple of days ago the awards for Chemistry and Physics were given out. CHEMISTRY Eric Betzig of the Howard... 

If You Can’t Smell Anymore, The Grim Reaper Maybe Knocking On Your Door

The sense of smell is most important in sensing danger. Smoke, poisonous gas, any familiar odour may help save your life at any given moment. As it turns out, the sharpness of this particular sense also helps to determine whether the grim reaper is near. A...