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Revolutionary Model Made Study of Pulmonary Diseases Easy

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix have developed a revolutionary "lung on a leaf" to study pulmonary diseases.Researchers have received a three-year, $750,000 grant from the Arizona Biomedical Research Commission to study lung infections like Valley fever and inflammatory conditions like sarcoidosis in a plant model.

Loss Of Muscle At Microgravity

Scientists have identified DNA methylation as a crucial mediator of muscle loss at microgravity as well as at normal gravity. Researchers have demonstrated that the underlying mechanism of muscle loss under space-like conditions is also prevalent in the presence of gravity. The study was published in Microgravity.

Mental Health: Making Medications Available in Nepal

Padam Shrestha has been the Executive Director for LEADS Nepal since 2009. LEADS are one of only a handful of mental health NGOs active in Nepal. Their mission is to build inclusive communities, where people living with mental illness can access the treatment they need and their basic rights are recognized and respected. LEADS have been partners of the UK-based global mental health charity BasicNeeds since 2010, working in Baglung and Myagdi districts in the Western region of Nepal.