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What New Research Says about Mitochondrial Function and Movement Disorders – An Update

April 16, 2017 – 10:30 AM |

Mitochondria are organelles present in all the cells in our body except red blood cells. These mitochondria are the units of the cell that are responsible for creating 90 percent of the energy we need to …

Childhood Obesity and its Progression as a Global Threat

March 20, 2017 – 11:07 PM |

With the continuous increase in the prevalence of childhood obesity, it has now been recognized as a global health problem (Lobstein et al., 2015). This health issue is not only limited to developed countries, but …

Autophagy: A hot topic of research in 2016

February 12, 2017 – 11:15 AM |

The year 2016 almost comes to an end as I brainstorm this piece of writing. If we look back at the major science events related to the field of physiology or medicine, autophagy leftovers are …

Artificial Sweeteners—Are They Really Sweet?

January 9, 2017 – 5:08 AM |

Would you like to hazard a guess at one of the biggest struggles of a diabetic? It is, in fact, to refrain from sugary items. Now, however, with the development of such a wide variety …

New Horizons – The Increasing Use of Monoclonal Antibodies in Oncology Care

January 8, 2016 – 11:10 PM | 7 Comments

Oncology is the branch of medicine concerning the study, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of cancer. Past studies have linked some cancers with certain lifestyle, behavioral and environmental factors. Six main hallmarks of cancerous growth have …

Fighting Flaws in the Current Medical Education System: A Student’s Perspective

June 19, 2015 – 12:34 AM |

As someone, who entered the field of medical education bright-eyed and full of interest in first year, I have since lost much of my enthusiasm and drive over the course of two years. One could …

The Importance of Research Education in Medical School: Filling the Gaps

November 27, 2014 – 2:31 PM |

Most people don’t really understand the importance of research work while studying to become a doctor. Research can really widen the knowledge of a student who is currently studying the same things. The high quality …

Hopes Held out for Diabetics – No More Insulin Injections?

September 9, 2013 – 6:52 PM | One Comment

A person is diagnosed with diabetes when the body fails to transfer glucose from the blood into the cells of the body to release energy. Our body needs insulin to push glucose into cells, which …

Nano-robots – The Promise of New Feats in Medicine

September 7, 2013 – 10:58 PM | One Comment

Understanding human body has always held mysteries, because for a long time period what lies inside was unknown. From dissected cadavers, people drew diagrams. Then with technology like X-rays, it became possible to understand and …

Social Media for Doctors: A Portal to the World

August 14, 2013 – 5:53 AM |

With advancement of technology and other sciences the world is turning into a global village where problems are shared, advancements are liked and issues are being raised and commented. Yes, it’s the world of social …