November 30, 2018

A huge research and worldwide clinical investigations have concluded that late-life depression can not only be linked with social isolation, health-related issues, and disturbed life; but may also lead to vascular dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. A recent survey initiated by the World Health Organisation have clarified that the condition is dramatically being experienced by the …


November 24, 2018

Cerebral palsy is a neurologic non progressive disorder that occurs due to either brain damage or brain malformation during foetal development, at birth, or after birth at developmental stage. It is the leading cause of chronic disability in children, making them physically and mentally dependent and socially isolated. When a child is diagnosed with cerebral …


November 13, 2018

Research has indicated that out of 68 children, one child is being diagnosed through autism or associated autism spectrum disorders. Autism spectrum disorder is characterized as a complex developmental disability, wherein the child’s ability to effectively communicate and socialize is severely hampered. While the quotient can be widely variable, increased awareness in this regard, can …


October 25, 2018

Regenerative medicine, the emerging branch of medical science, deals with functional restoration of tissues or organs offering hope to the patients suffering with degenerative disorders. The field of regenerative medicine includes the use of cells, biomaterials, and molecules for effectively replacing or regenerating the damaged tissue. These are the major approaches involved in regenerative medicine …


October 12, 2018

Our eyes are one of the most valuable sense organs that enable us to see this beautiful and colourful world. Many of us face eye problem at a time or other like itching, blurring or fatigue. Some of the eye problems are minor and goes away easily; however some are serious eye diseases and one …


October 11, 2018

Stem cell therapy (SCT) is still in its nascent stage. Research and clinical trials are going on all across the globe to unveil the true potential of stem cells. Clinical investigations using stem cell products in regenerative medicine are addressing a wide spectrum of conditions using a variety of stem cell types. To date, there …


October 4, 2018

Have you ever given a thought on how a person walk and climb so easily without falling down or how easily we hold a glass of water to drink? For all these control and coordinated movements, a part of brain called cerebellum is responsible whose function is to act on signals received from the brain …


September 27, 2018

Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) is a term that describes debilitating lung disease characterized by a progressive decline in lung function. It occurs due to damage and scarring to lung tissues especially around the small air sacs (alveoli). The function of alveoli present in lung tissue is to exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide to and from …


September 20, 2018

Cerebellar ataxia is a disorder of nervous system that causes lack of muscle coordination of voluntary movements. A person with ataxia will not be able to walk properly, will not be able to pick objects and have problem with eye movements, speech etc. This occurs when the cerebellum- a part of brain gets inflamed or …


September 15, 2018

As we age, wisdom and knowledge comes, but that’s not all. Entering into twilight years can put a person at risk for certain health issues. Everyone will not get affected with disease; however by being aware with disease conditions we can be cautious towards health. Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is one of the diseases that …