New Sensor Can Monitor Heart Cells With Minimal Disruption

Engineers have demonstrated an electronic device to closely monitor beating heart cells, or cardiomyocytes, without affecting their behaviour. Inside each of us beats a life-sustaining heart. Unfortunately, the organ is not always perfect and sometimes goes wrong. One way or another research on the heart is fundamentally important to us all. “When researchers study cardiomyocytes in action they […]

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Balancing Protein Consumption With Alternative Sources Can Reduce Diet Related Deaths: Study

The new research, done by the Oxford Martin School for the World Economic Forum (WEF), found that balancing meat consumption with alternative sources of protein can lead to significant health and environmental benefits. It also found a sustainable food industry and healthier human life can be achieved through further innovation in the development of alternative […]

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Delhi steps in the new year with “very poor” air quality

The national capital on Wednesday continued to breathe ‘very poor’ air on the second day of the year. According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR), the overall Air Quality Index (AQI) of the national capital was recorded in ‘very poor’ category late on Wednesday evening at 394. The prominent pollutants in the air were PM2.5 […]

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Risk of depression, anxiety higher in cerebral palsy patients finds study

People living with cerebral palsy face a higher risk of developing depression and anxiety than their peers without the condition, according to a new study. Cerebral palsy is a condition that affects muscle control and movement and is usually caused by an injury to the brain before, during or after birth. Relatively little is known about the mental health of adults […]

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