Scientists develop coin-sized medical labs

Scientists are on the verge of developing a faster, more efficient and reliable 'lab on a chip' device, the size of a small coin....
MII Retcam

MII Retcam will make retina scan faster and cheaper

Fundus imaging of the human eye is an important diagnostic tool in Ophthalmology. It helps in an early diagnosis, monitoring and management of retinal...

Smartphone integrated artificial pancreas to alleviate diabetes

Smartphones are widely and vastly used by the scientists in the medical field nowadays as it carries out a lot of functions easily and...

Genetic analysis can improve depression therapy

The failure of drugs such as SSRIs, used to treat depression, can be a result of genetic variations in patients. Variations within the gene...

Nanotechnology can help controlling cardiac malfunctions

According to the National Bureau of Health in India, cardiovascular diseases, especially Coronary Heart Disease (CHD), are an epidemic in the country. The Registrar...

Therapeutic vaccine and chemotherapy may be effective for curing cancer

65-year-old GambhirChoudhary, a resident of Jalgaon, had little hope for survival when he was detected with stage IV of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC)...

Stainless steel nanotexturing wipes out surface bacteria

Stainless steel 316L, widely used in medical devices and food processing equipment, is prone to bacterial adhesion, which can cause serious infections. The nanotexturing...

3D imaging to facilitate complex surgeries, especially brain surgery

According to a report in the New York Times, various medical centres in the US are testing a new device that transmits high-definition, three-dimensional...

Making smartphones to diagnostics

The Indian techies AayushRai and Varun AV set up Samplytics, a startup which focused on building a medical test platform. Their first test 'Inito Fertility...

Here comes a smartphone laboratory that can detect cancer

Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer...