Medicine Current Affairs - 2020

Next Generation Biodegradable Metal Implants developed by ARCI scientists

The scientists of Advanced Research Centre for powder metallurgy and new materials along with Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences (SCTIMST) have developed new biodegradable implant. The implants were developed from Iron-Manganese alloy. Highlights The alloy is highly applicable for making biodegradable orthopedic implant applications and stents. These implants participate in the healing process Read More…

India finds a tool to get deeper insight into Parkinson’s Disease

The Scientists of IIT Dhanbad and CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research) have teamed up together to find a major cause of Parkinson’s disease a solution. Key Findings Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disease and so far, no cure has been found to heal the disease. The researchers of these institutes have found a Read More…

Facts Box: “State of the World’s Nursing Report 2020”

The World Health Organization, Nursing Now Campaign and the International Council of Nurses released the State of World’s Nursing report. The report has been released as United Nations marks 2020 as the Year of Nurse and Midwife. Key Findings of the report There are 36.9 nurses per 10,000 people with variations in different parts of Read More…

Alzheimer Inhibitor developed by Jawaharlal Nehru Centre of Advanced Scientific Research

The scientists of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR) operating under Department of Science and Technology has invented a natural product for Alzheimer disease. Significance Alzheimer’s is a disorder that accounts for more than 70% of all types of dementia. It is difficult to develop effective medication for the disease as the disease Read More…

February 15: World Pangolin Day; GoI radio tagged Pangolins first time to learn their Ecology

Every year the third Saturday of February month is celebrated as World Pangolin Day. The ninth World Pangolin Day is being celebrated on February 15, 2020. The numbers of Pangolin is rapidly declining in Asia and Africa. This is mainly because Pangolin scales are rich in medicinal properties. Recently, China had found that Pangolin scales Read More…

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