With 97% Success Rate On Mice, Cancer Vaccine Now Approved For Human Testing

New Delhi: A Stanford University study has secured approval to conduct human tests for a cancer vaccine that had a 97% success rate in tests on mice.

Curing cancer may soon be as simple as going to the doctor and getting a shot, according to this new study.

The vaccine had cured 87 of the 90 mice and the rest were cured after a second treatment.

The experiment used two immune-stimulating agents to boost cancer-fighting T-cells, which gets suppressed in cancer patients.


Imagine! Now Contact Lenses Monitors Blood Sugar Level Through Your Tears

New Delhi: As all know,diabetes affects the body’s ability to regulate a type of sugar called glucose. If blood sugar levels aren’t properly monitored, they can creep up and damage organs.

People with diabetes can monitor their sugar levels by pricking their finger and testing their blood with a glucose meter, but many find this painful and inconvenient.

Now, Jang-Ung Park at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) in South Korea and his colleagues have developed a soft, flexible smart contact lens that will allow diabetics to monitor their blood sugar with the blink of an eye.


Straight Home Remedies To Get Rid Of Acne and Scar Marks

New Delhi: Acne continues to be one of the most common problems amongst all age groups. They make the face look unappealing and uneven.

We all know how it feels to wake up in the morning and find yourself with an unpleasant surprise when you look in the mirror: a big, flushed white-tipped pimplethat came out of nowhere during the night. You can choose to do nothing and live with an unpleasant pimple in the middle of your face, or you can take the bull by the horns and take actions that keep the acne away from your life. 

One should not forget if there are problems, there are solutions too and they are even better if they are found in your kitchen! Yes, avoid using chemical medication, as they to some extent harm your skin; opt for more natural, cheaper and DIY kind of remedies.


Everything You Should Know About Flavoured Water

New Delhi: Flavoured water has become increasingly popular in India, with more varieties popping up in supermarkets and retail stores all the time. You might not find them easily in your neighborhood grocery store, but soon if we believe in the trend you may find it everywhere.

But festive colours and tempting flavours aside, many health conscious Indians have also made the switch to flavoured water as a healthy substitute for sodas. So, maybe it’s time to find out just how healthy flavoured water is.


Bill Gates’s Real Life Hero Not Alone In Fighting Polio

New Delhi: The spread of Polio might have been halted in India since 2011 but the after effects of the disease still remain. One of the people fighting the ravages of this disease is Dr Matthew Varghese. This orthopaedic expert has caught the attention of Bill Gates, no less, with the work he has done with polio patients in Delhi.

The founder of Microsoft recently wrote about Dr Matthew Varghese in his blog,GatesNotes, calling him one of the five persons in the world who he thinks is a real-life hero. Dr Varghese, who runs India's only polio ward, at St Stephen's Hospital in old Delhi, wants his ward emptied of patients and so devotes all his time to the rehabilitation of men and women who have been afflicted with polio.