Artificial womb to save extremely premature babies

A premature birth is a birth that takes place more than three weeks before the baby’s estimated due date. In other words, a premature birth is one that occurs before the start of the 37th week of pregnancy. Premature babies, especially those born very early, often have complicated medical problems. Typically, complications of prematurity vary….

Sweetener in Soft Drinks Enhances Intestinal Tumor Growth in Mice

Obesity and Cancer Obese people often have chronic low-level inflammation, which can, over time, cause DNA damage that leads to cancer. Overweight and obese individuals are more likely than normal-weight individuals to have conditions or disorders that are linked to or that cause chronic local inflammation and that are risk factors for certain cancers. For…

Human proteins in eggs: antiviral and anti-cancer effects

Recombinant human protein Since the development of recombinant human insulin, protein-based therapeutics have been the fastest-growing segment of the pharmaceutical industry. Three of the five highest revenue drugs in oncology, Rituxan, Avastin and Herceptin, are monoclonal antibodies. The appearance of hundreds of non-antibody therapeutic proteins, including enzymes, cytokines and growth factors and blood proteins, validates…

Green Home – Clean Home

Household air is more polluted than office air and school air, and those who spend much of their time at home, such as children and home workers, receive a proportionately higher dose of home air carcinogens than the general population. Infants are particularly susceptible to indoor air pollution due to their low body weight and…

Personal care products may speed puberty in girls

Diethylphthalate is a man-made colorless liquid with a slight aromatic odor and a bitter,disagreeable taste. Trade names include neantine, peilatinol A, and solvanol. Diethyl phthalate is manufactured for many uses. It is commonly used to make plastics more flexible. Because diethyl phthalate is not a part of the chain of chemicals (polymers) which makes up…

Purple Bacteria: Biohydrogen Production and CO2 Fixation

Biohydrogen Hydrogen is seen by many as the fuel of the future because it has a very high energy density, three times that of petrol or diesel, and because its use produces only water instead of greenhouse gases and other exhaust pollutants. Furthermore, using petrol and diesel in combustion engines waste at least two thirds…

Northern White Rhinos: Saving Life from Extinction

The northern white rhino (Ceratotherium simum cottoni) is a subspecies of white rhino, which used to range over parts of Uganda, Chad, Sudan, the Central African Republic, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Years of widespread poaching and civil war in their home range have devastated northern white rhino populations, and they are now…

Mobile Phone Radiation: “Clear Evidence” of Brain Tumors in Human

The effect of mobile phone radiation on human health is a subject of interest and study worldwide, as a result of the enormous increase in mobile phone usage throughout the world. Till 2015, there were 7.4 billion subscriptions worldwide, though the actual number of users is lower as many users own more than one mobile phone. Mobile phones use electromagnetic radiation in…

Semi-artificial photosynthesis: Sunlight into fuel

Photosynthesis Photosynthesis is the process in which light energy is converted to chemical energy in the form of sugars. In a process driven by light energy, glucose molecules are constructed from water and carbon dioxide, and oxygen is released as a byproduct. The glucose molecules provide organisms with two crucial resources: Energy and fixed-organic-carbon. Photosynthetic…

Natural Plant-Based Food Preservative

Food preservatives: Are substances added to food to slow or prevent food spoilage caused by microbes or oxidation. Packaged food industry has been serving as one of the fastest growing network in the present era. Numerous forms of preservation techniques such as pasteurization, freezing, drying and application of chemicals have been designed to extend the…