According to a recent study, the skin cancer cell can develop in the hair follicles. This study states that some of the deadliest skin cancer can initiate in the stem cells responsible for hair growth. It is there where immature pigment making cell develops into cancer cells and spread across the body. Previous studies state that skin cancer may occur due to excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiation. However, even if
Omni Vision, a creator of digital imaging has apparently secured a place in the Guinness book of world records. The company has announced the creation of world’s smallest image sensor. The sensor, ‘CameraCubeChip’ will likely aid medical applications. The company announced the new sensor in a press release on its website. Its representatives say that the camera will aid endoscopes. Additionally, it can capture really tiny parts of the body.
A new Duke study has found that the US industry’s water use has reduced drastically. The increasing use of natural gas and other renewables have led the change. The study is a major positive for the fight on climate change globally. Additionally, it makes an important argument for switching from coal. According to Avner Vengosh, professor of Geochemistry at Duke, the switch is helping save billions of gallons of water.
Salt can lead to nitric oxide deficiency and that has the potential to disrupt cognitive functions in a big way. Mainly, it is because the compound nitric oxide is critical for good vascular health, particularly in the brain. High Salt Diet and Dementia– Understanding Crimes, Culprit and Cases According to researchers from Weill Cornell Medicine, low levels of the compound lead too chemical changes. And, these changes occur in
In 2001, drug imatinib promised a road to life for millions of leukemia patients. This drug promised a new lease of life for nearly 80% of the patients suffering from Leukemia, a type of cancer. However, the solution was not a nail in the coffin for dangerous leukemia cells, unfortunately. The leukemia cells still remained in the body after the drug intake. In many cases, these came back to haunt