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Five Tips to get Through the Day Without Caffeine

Whether you prefer a double shot latté in the morning or a cup of black tea in the afternoon, caffeine is a part of the daily routine for many of us. It’s not necessarily a bad thing, either. A Starbucks run can be part of self-care or a way to catch up with friends, but…

Mycosporine

Mycosporine: Antioxidative, Anti-Inflammatory, Anti-Aging Properties

The skin, the largest human organ, is constantly exposing to the external environment. Exposure to a variety of environmental stress factors, particularly ultraviolet (UV) radiation in sunlight; can damage the skin. Sunlight can break down into three types of nonionizing electromagnetic radiation infrared (IR) (780–3000 nm); visible (400–780 nm), and UV (100–400 nm). The percentages…

Radiotherapy

Clinical Innovations Focus on Personalized therapy

At the end of April medical physicists and radiation oncologists will be converging in Milan, Italy, for ESTRO 38, the annual congress of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology. Because Delegates will have the opportunity to share knowledge and advances in the field, with a particular focus this year on a multidisciplinary approach to patient…

Eardrum Injuries

Researchers Testing New Adhesive Structures For Medical Applications

More than 30 million people worldwide suffer from eardrum injuries every year. If inadequately treated, the resulting hearing loss can severely restrict the patients’ quality of life. Smaller injuries can be treat by applying silicone or paper strips—larger cracks even require tissue transplantation. However, the tissues can slip. True for the medical sector In today’s…

Medical genetics

RNA Sequencing Used to Discover Novel Genes

Researchers at the Mucosal Immunology and Biology Research Center at Mass General Hospital for Children (MGHfC) have discovered novel genes and pathways related to early stages in the development of celiac disease and the ongoing inflammation and comorbidities associated with the condition. The findings; published in PLOS One, include analyses of RNA sequences in duodenal…

Rising challenge for Bangladesh

PV Waste: A Rising Challenge for Bangladesh

With electricity generation from solar on the rise in Bangladesh; the need to recycle PV waste from dead systems will become a big challenge. Used lead-acid batteries; and other solar panel waste is not; being; recycled properly; a study has found. Though there is a policy regarding the recycling of batteries; used alongside solar systems;…

Refugee Children

Refugee Children: Elevated Blood Lead Levels Prevalent

Nearly half of all refugees are children, and almost one in three children living outside their country of birth is a refugee. These numbers encompass children whose refugee status has formally confirmed, as well as children in refugee-like situations. In addition to facing the direct threat of violence resulting from conflict; forcibly displaced children also face various health…