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Bringing Scientific Rigor to Medical Research Using Blockchain Technology

Blockchain technology applied to medical research can improve trust in science by creating an unchangeable, time stamped record of the research findings. Blockchain technology, invented by Satoshi Nakamoto in 2008, ensures that transactions entered into a ledger can not be changed with time. As applied to the cryptocurrency bitcoin (BTC), the result is a monetary…

Glomerulonephritis: How to Diagnose and Prevent It at Various Levels

Glomerulonephritis is an inflammation of the glomeruli in the kidney. The glomeruli is constellation of small blood vessels in the kidney that act as a filter to remove excess fluid, electrolytes and nitrogenous wastes from the blood into the urine. It is divided into: Acute Glomerulonephritis- The symptoms develop suddenly. Chronic Glomerulonephritis- The symptoms develop…

Analysis to Next Generation Sequencing Technology

With the development of science, traditional Sanger sequencing has failed to meet new requirements of low cost, high throughput and fast in speed. Recent years, with the discovery and promotion of second-generation sequencing technology, the gene sequencing speed has increased greatly while achieving a fundamental decline in costs, making large-scale application of genome sequencing possible.…

A Detailed Insight on Symptoms of Piles

This condition is classified into two types which are: • Internal Piles: The internal piles occur within the rectum are not painful due to lack of sensing nerves. At times, it collapses and protrudes outside anal sphincter, which appears like moist pads of skin. This prolapsed haemorrhoids and can be treated with laser surgery for…

Understanding Arthroscopy Surgery

Arthroscopy can be the solution to many types of arthritis and various injuries within the joint. Also called as key hole surgery, it is the minimally invasive procedure used to examine the inside structure of the joint for the diagnosis and treatment. The instrument used for this is called arthroscopy. The surgeons can view the…

Healthcare Scenario of Bangalore

HEALTH SERVICES IN Bengaluru The health-care scene in Bengaluru city is a mix of plenty and scarcity. A number of government bodies and schemes provide health services. In infrastructure terms, if all primary health facilities maintained by different government bodies were combined, there are likely to be enough centers to 2 Health care in Bengaluru…

Beyond Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy in its simplest definition is the smelling of vapours for health & well-being effects, howsoe gained. This article examines a cross-section of the art and proposals a future course of direction for those professionals not wishing to be tarred with an aromatherapy brush. Of course the fragrance of a nice perfume will leave you…

An Analgesic Pill a Day Keeps the Chills and Aches Away

Over The Counter (OTC) Analgesics or painkillers are drugs that act at different levels of the pain transmission pathway. Aspirin and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs) and many others act peripherally, while some others agents, such as opioids act on the central nervous system (CNS). While anticonvulsants act on neurogenic pain, muscle relaxants act on…

Journey of a Drug: Design to Market Seller

Where do the medicines we take from chemists come from? How do the doctors know which drug is good for which disease? How the medicines really are able to cure a particular ailment they have been prescribed for? Do these questions come to your mind, when you buy any medicine? Come, let us today know…

Knowing More About Injections for Low Back Pain

Dealing with lower back pain can be tough for some patients. At times, the pain is hard to manage, and painkillers might not be the right solution. Depending on the facts of the case, doctors may use epidural steroid injections. In this post, we will discuss some of the aspects of such injections in detail.…