Alzheimers disease

Alzheimer's disease is a progressive disorder that causes brain cells to degenerate and die. This disease is the number one cause of dementia- a continuous decline in thinking, behavioral and social skills that disrupts a person's ability to function independently. The early signs of the disease may be forgetting recent events or conversations and not [...]

What are the different types of stem cells, and how can they be used?

Stem cells are cells with the potential to develop into many different types of cells that exist in the human body. For years the usefulness of stem cells has been debated. These “miracle cells” have been subject to a wide field of medicine. From skin grafts to organ regrowth, STEM cells are extremely versatile and [...]

What are the applications of Anitvenom?

Ranging from Snakes to frogs, venomous animals are prevalent all throughout the animal kingdom. The composition of the venomous mixture depends on each type of animal. Of all venomous species, the most studied are snakes, scorpions, spiders, jellyfish, and cone shells. The venom of these animals is composed of mainly proteins and peptides (short chains [...]

Robotic Surgery

Robotic Surgery are types of surgical procedures that are done using robotic systems. They allows doctors to perform many types of complex procedures with more precision, flexibility and control than is possible with conventional techniques. It is usually associated with minimally invasive surgery — procedures performed through tiny incisions. In addition, it allows surgeons to [...]

The effects of cognitive load and optical flow on antagonist leg muscle co-activation during walking for young and older adults

Aging brings a progressive decline of balance and mobility. As people age, it is important that they walk efficiently and safely to maintain their independence and reduce their risk of falling, a major cause of injury and death among older adults. This study was conducted to see which external factors have more of an influence [...]