outermost layer

Breakthrough to help drug delivery through skin


April 27th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 27 (IANS) Researchers have unravelled the structure and function of the skin's outermost layer, a watertight barrier called the stratum corneum, at a molecular level, opening the way ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Why meditation makes our brain smarter?


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Meditation does make the brain smarter, allowing it to process information faster and improve decision making, according to the latest study.Eileen Luders, assistant professor at the ... Read more...

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Increase in dry eye suffering may be caused by drop in temperature


March 4th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a temperature less than 30 degrees Celsius on the eye and eyelid could be the cause for the onset or worsening of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Knee protectors can cause skin problems


January 12th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 12 (ANI): A new research has revealed that knee protectors can form allergenic substances on the skin."Substances that appear at first glance to be harmless can cause allergic reactions since ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Creams used to treat eczema can make it worse


November 14th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Using creams to relieve symptoms of eczema could actually worsen the condition, a study shows. Researchers have shown that the popular aqueous cream BP reduces the thickness ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Now, laser surgery to cure middle age related long-sightedness


October 20th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Conventionally, laser surgery tackles shortsightedness, but doctors are now using laser treatment to restore 20/20 vision in those suffering from long-sightedness too.By the age of 50, most adults ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Games venues’ security lockdown delayed


September 26th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Security agencies could not complete the lockdown of all the Commonwealth Games venues and the Games Village Saturday midnight as work was still in progress at ... Read more...

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Games venues’ security lockdown nearly complete


September 25th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Security agencies inched closer to the complete lockdown of the Commonwealth Games venues Saturday, eight days before opening of the Oct 3-14 mega event. "The complete clampdown ... Read more...

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How does microdermabrasion work?


August 27th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microdermabrasion is a procedure that is used to remove the outermost layer of the skin. It is also used to remove dead skin from the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

For soft summer skin, cut out fizzy drinks, eat healthy


April 24th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Gearing up to protect your skin from the summer sun? Water, sunscreen, an umbrella and cotton clothes are not enough. Experts say to keep feeling ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Japanese scientist develops ‘painless’ injection


March 4th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): If you have always dreaded an injection, a Japanese researcher has given you a big reason to smile by developing a painless new vaccine delivery technique.Kanji Takada, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Spy plane acquired from US to be based in Tamil Nadu


April 20th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritu Sharma New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) India's newly acquired long-range spy planes, the P8-I, purchased from the US under a $2.1 billion deal earlier this year, will be based at an ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brains vision filters determine what we pay attention to


October 6th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 6 (ANI): Experiments on monkeys have confirmed that the suggestion that a simpler structure in the brain, called the thalamus, contains a mental searchlight that filters what people pay ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Scientists create human embryonic stem cells from 4-cell embryo


July 10th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): Scientists have announced the development ofhuman embryonic stem cells (hESCs) from a single cell, or blastomere, of a 4-cell stage embryo. The researchers believe that their findings might ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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