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What are Anti Microbe drugs and can they fight coronavirus?

Oct 15, 2020
Scientists in Hong Kong announced that a reasonable anti-microbial drug that is used to treat stomach ulcers and bacterial infections has shown promise in combating the coronavirus in animals. Let us read more about anti-microbial drug and how can they help in fighting with coronavirus.

The Human Eye: Anatomy, Structure, Working, Function and Defects

Oct 8, 2020
World Sight Day 2020: It is observed on the second Thursday of October and this year it falls on 8 October. The Human eye works on the refraction of light through a natural convex lens made up of transparent living material and enables us to see things around us. Also, the ability to see is called vision, eyesight, or drishti. Sometimes a person cannot able to see distant or nearby objects clearly and have a defect of vision which can be fixed by wearing spectacles.

Who are the winners of 2020 Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology?

Oct 7, 2020
The Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology 2020 was awarded jointly to Two Americans and a British scientist on 5 October, 2020 for the discovery of the Hepatitis C virus. Let us read in detail about the three scientists and their discovery.

What is the difference between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells?

Oct 7, 2020
Cells are the building blocks of life i.e. all living organisms are made up of cells. Do you know about the internal structure of a cell? How many types of cells are found in an organism? Let's have a look!    

World Alzheimer's Day 2020: Current Theme, History and Facts

Sep 21, 2020
World Alzheimer's Day 2020: It is observed on 21 September to spread awareness about Alzheimer's and Dementia disease. Do you know that in Alzheimer’s disease loss of connections between nerve cells (neurons) in the brain occurs?  Let us read 10 important or essential facts about Alzheimer’s disease.

What is Ozone Pollution and how it affects health?

Sep 16, 2020
We all know that ozone protects us from UV rays coming from the sun. Then what is ozone pollution, how it is harmful to health and the environment? Let us study in detail about ozone pollution.

9 Important Facts about Trans Fats or Trans Fatty Acids (TFAs)

Sep 2, 2020
The Government will soon finalise a proposed regulation limit of Trans Fatty Acids (TFAs) or trans fats in food products because their higher consumption may put people at a fatal risk of COVID-19. Let us have a look at some important facts related to Trans Fats or Trans Fatty Acids (TFAs).

What would happen if nucleus is removed from the cell?

Aug 26, 2020
The basic and fundamental unit of life is Cell. The human body is composed of trillions of cells. Cell consists of several parts and each has a different function. The nucleus is one of them. What is a nucleus, its function in the cell, and what would happen if nucleus is removed from the cell? Let us find out!

What is COVID-19 D614G Strain and Where it is found?

Aug 18, 2020
Recently Malaysia detected a ten times deadlier new COVID-19 strain known as D614G as per the country's Health Ministry. What is a mutation, Why the strain named as D614G, how much is it dangerous? Let us find out!

Lung Cancer: Symptoms, Causes, Stages, Treatment and more

Aug 12, 2020
As we know that Actor Sanjay Dutt has been diagnosed with lung cancer and taken a short break from work for medical treatment. Do you know about lung cancer, its causes, symptoms, stages, treatment, etc? Let us find out!

Tick-Borne Virus: All you need to know

Aug 7, 2020
A disease has been reported in China known as Severe Fever with Thrombocytopenia Syndrome (SFTS) which is caused by the tick-borne virus. It has infected at least 60 people and killed 7. What is a tick-borne disease, its symptoms, precautions, how is it spread? Let us find out!  

World Hepatitis Day 2020: Current Theme, History, Significance and Key Facts

Jul 28, 2020
World Hepatitis Day 2020: It is observed on 28 July to spread awareness about viral hepatitis which is an inflammation of the liver that causes various problems like liver cancer. Let us read in detail about World Hepatitis Day, 2020 theme, history, significance, and some facts about the Hepatitis disease.   i  

World's first COVID-19 vaccine: All you need to know about Russia's Successful clinical trials

Jul 13, 2020
The world's first COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial is successfully completed by Russia's Sechenov University. Let us read in detail about the vaccine and the trials.

National Doctor’s Day 2020: Theme, History and Objectives

Jul 1, 2020
National Doctor's Day 2020: It is celebrated on 1st July to acknowledge the contributions of doctor's humane service to mankind. Why is National Doctor's Day celebrated on 1st July? Let us have a look at history, significance and theme of 2020.   legendary physician and the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.

India's First Plasma Bank: All you need to know

Jun 29, 2020
To fight with the spread of COVID-19 pandemic, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal announced to launch India's first Plasma Bank in a city. Let us read in detail about it!

What is Second wave of COVID-19?

Jun 29, 2020
As we know that various countries in the world are fighting with COVID-19 pandemic including India. About 120,000 Americans have lost lives from the novel coronavirus and around 504,410 have died so far in the world. But there are worrisome as COVID-19 recent reported cases are increases in some countries again. Is this a 'second wave' of COVID-19?   What is the second wave of COVID-19? Let us have a look!

Dexamethasone: Know about the World’s first life saving COVID-19 drug

Jun 19, 2020
The whole world is suffering from COVID-19 pandemic, several trials are going on for the treatment of coronavirus where Dexamethasone can be life-saver and can prevent ventilation stage in COVID-19 cases. Let us read in detail about Dexamethasone, how it works, and about the study related to Dexamethasone.

Do you know about the rapid antigen detection test for COVID-19?

Jun 16, 2020
Antigen Kit has been approved by ICMR that gives COVID-19 test results in 30 minutes. Let us study in detail about antigen kit and how it works?

List of important hormones and their functions

Jun 5, 2020
Hormones are the body's chemical messengers. They help tissues or organs to do their work via travelling through the bloodstream. There are several types of hormones that act on different aspects of bodily functions. Let us have a look at the important hormones and their functions.    

What is Ebola Virus: History, Cause, Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Jun 3, 2020
New Ebola outbreak is detected in Wangata health zone, Mbandaka, in Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Do you know what is Ebola Virus, its history, symptoms and treatment? Let us study in detail.  

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