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12 Groundbreaking Recent Medical Discoveries

Humans have certainly traversed a long way with antibiotics, vaccines, ART, immunotherapy for cancer, IVF, organ transplants, and prosthetics. But we are still inept at handling pandemics due to unexpected virus mutations, genetic disorders, congenital problems, neurodegenerative problems, and more. The quest for solving the unsolved is on and here we are with the twelve groundbreaking recent medical discoveries. Continue reading 12 Groundbreaking Recent Medical Discoveries

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Can the powerful ants smell cancer?

How do you detect cancer usually? By running a few essential tests, of course, you’d say. Yes, you are right! Today we can detect cancer by running blood tests apart from others like a CT scan, mammogram, X-ray, MRI, biopsies, and so on and on. On the contrary, most of us always think when going for complicated test procedures that how good it would be … Continue reading Can the powerful ants smell cancer?

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Other models of cancer treatments

Radiotherapy and chemotherapy come to mind as soon as you hear carcinoma (cancer treatment). Why is it so? Are there no other alternative cancer treatment alternatives? Till a few years back, scientists got busy finding out more about possible types of chemotherapy and radiotherapy. So, now we know there are different radiation doses, different chemotherapies, and their subsequent combinations. Just one modality of treatment existed … Continue reading Other models of cancer treatments

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Covid Pill – A Gamechanger in the Battle Against Covid-19 Pandemic

Are Covid pills the ultimate weopon against Covid-19 infections? Reports claim Covid will never fade away and will have to be adopted as a way of living. If this is how it is going to be, then people want to know how can one fight upcoming strains in the best possible way. Vaccines have seemed to have been effective just against two strains, but what about those mutant strains that might appear in the future? Continue reading Covid Pill – A Gamechanger in the Battle Against Covid-19 Pandemic

A Smoothhound Female Shark Gives Birth to a Shark Pup by Parthenogenesis

Scientists at the Cala Gonone Aquarium, Sardinia, Italy, recently witnessed a rare case of “virgin birth” or parthenogenesis in the smoothhound shark species. The mother shark was kept in an all-female shark tank for a decade. She gave birth to her offspring without being fertilized by a male shark’s sperm. The baby shark has been named Ispera meaning “hope” in Maltese. The mother shark was … Continue reading A Smoothhound Female Shark Gives Birth to a Shark Pup by Parthenogenesis