Found 86 Questions for Medical Research & Studies

Difference between Minerals and Vitamins

Manisha Shejwal
Updated on 29-Sep-2022 13:26:49
We need Minerals and Vitamins essentially for being healthy. They are required in small amounts for proper growth, and proper functioning of immune system, nervous system, and internal and external organs. They also help to heal wounds and keep the diseases away. We get most vitamins and minerals from balanced diets of heathy food. Read through this article to understand Vitamins and Minerals, and how they are different from each other. What are Minerals? Minerals are naturally occurring substances in rock, soil, and water, which are essential for us to be heathy. They are inorganic substances, which means they are ... Read More

How are Companies Designing Computer Vision?

Samual Sam
Updated on 28-Jan-2020 11:15:31
Imagine I am throwing you a ball, so what would be your first reaction? You simply catch it right? This is what happens in the front end, but what about the back end, I mean why did you catch it? You’re never informed earlier? Ok, so no more questions, let’s first understand the back end procedure of this simple task.So, when I throw a ball at you, the image of the ball crosses through your eyes and strikes your retina. The retina does some elementary analysis and passes it towards the brain, the visual cortex in the brain analyzes the ... Read More

How is Google Deepmind going to change the Future of Human-machine Interaction?

Sharon Christine
Updated on 24-Jan-2020 08:19:29
Scientists have found an artificially intelligent system along with Daily Mail articles. It will help in learning how natural language works. This mechanism called as deep learning is an old concept. Researchers are attempting to train algorithms from the 1970s but computational, and data limitations have made progress very slow in the 1980s.The Technology in a NutshellOnce the technique of machine learning or neural networking is processed, deep learning involves training a computational model so it can adapt natural language. The model relates to terms and words to conclude meaning before feeding information. Further, it is mixed and quizzed on ... Read More

DNA App Store: Wish to gain insights about your genes?

Sharon Christine
Updated on 24-Jan-2020 06:54:58
Could it be possible to know if you have a sweet tooth or if you run the risk of a certain disease? Could it be possible to know more about your ancestors or your personality traits which are defined by your DNA? The answer is Yes…and you can know it either this year or next!!.It all began with Justin Kao, the co-founder of Helix, a US based biotechnology company, discovering the ‘sweet tooth gene’ while listening to the National Public Radio. He realized that if he had the sweet tooth and/or any other traits which could hold the key for ... Read More

The CELL ATLAS: What are we made of?

karthikeya Boyini
Updated on 23-Jan-2020 10:36:12
It’s an atlas, but not one containing continents, countries, rivers and cities; but one containing all the information about what humans are really made of… CELLS.What’s Cell Atlas?To understand disease, cells need to be studied, and how they differentiate in a normal or a diseased case. The Cell Atlas is Biology’s next project, an endeavor to capture, scrutinize and catalog each human cell using high-end tools of genomics, microfluidics and cell biology, to know what human body is made of.This will speed up the process of discovering and testing drugs while dealing with various ailments like Asthma, cancers or even ... Read More

Why do muscle cramps occur frequently in athletes and sports person?

Vennela V
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that occurs suddenly and mostly in the legs (hamstring and calf muscles). These spasms may last from a from a few seconds to several minutes. Any person of any age can get these muscle cramps, but the occurrences are high for athletes, sportspersons, and runners.This may be due to an exhausting physical activity which results in loss of sodium content and electrolytes from the body, which results in electrical misfiring. One more explanation of why these cramps occur in athletes and sports persons is, muscles tend to ... Read More

Is it healthy to go with over-the-counter medicines?

Suman Nanda
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Over-the-counter or OTC medicine is also known as nonprescription medicine. OTC medicines are most often used to treat ailments like aches and pains, coughs and the common cold, fever, allergies, skin conditions, and heartburn and other digestive problems. The reasons are easy to understand. OTC medicines are convenient, easily available in groceries and big box stores as well as pharmacies, and they are less expensive than visiting the doctor and perhaps paying for an expensive prescription.Pros and ConsOTC medicines give many people a sense of self-control over their health and well-being. That's all to the good if OVER THE COUNTER ... Read More

Can you please suggest some best panchakarma centres in Hyderabad?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Kerala Ayurveda Panchakarma Centre in Manikonda is one of the best Panchakarma centers in Hyderabad.Here is the list of some more Panchakarma or Ayurveda centers in Hyderabad.Dr. Rajus Institute of Ayurveda Panchakarma Clinic‘CHARAKA-THE SPECIALITY AYURVEDA’ Institute of Panchakarma & ResearchBodhi Wellness CentreManavaidyam Ayurveda Clinic & Panchakarma Speciality CentreSri Ramanjaneya Kerala Ayurveda Panchakarma Clinic.

How do you clinically differentiate syndromic obesity from non-syndromic obesity?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:25
Syndromic obesity can be easily differentiated by the absence or presence of the following features:Visual abnormalitiesDevelopmental delayDysmorphic featuresBut, the following points show that there are exceptions to these rules:Obesity Syndromes with Normal VisionCohen syndrome: V-shaped mouth, temper tantrums, and hyperphagia.Prader Willi syndrome (PWS): Mental retardation, almond eyes, intrauterine hypotonia, temper tantrums, hypogonadism, and hypogonadotrophic.Obesity with Abnormal VisionAlstrom syndrome: normal stature, no mental retardation, vision abnormalities, and hypogonadotropic hypogonadism in the males only.Laurence Moon Syndrome: hypogonadotrophic hypogonadism, spastic paraplegic, developmental delay.Carpenter syndrome: flat nasal bridge, craniosynostosis, and distinctive factors with acrocephaly.

What are the causes of coughing and wheezing in a baby?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
There is a myriad of reasons why your baby may cough or wheeze. Possible causes of coughing and wheezing in a baby are:Sr.NoReason & Description1ChokingThe coughing is unexpected and the baby has not been unwell.2ColdsThis is the most common cause of coughing.3BronchitisThis is a type of chest infection, causing cough and wheezing.4CroupThis tends to cause a barking, hoarse cough.5AllergyThis can cause coughing after exposure to particular substances.6SmokeDo not smoke around babies as it can cause them to cough.7Whooping coughIt's a communicable infection, which can be prevented by vaccination8AsthmaCoughing and wheezing are worse after exercise or at night.9PneumoniaThis causes cough, fast ... Read More