Trichotillomania (TTM) is a hair pulling disorder where a person urges to pull out hair from their scalp, eyelashes, and eyebrows. Hair pulling is an impulse control disorder which can result in noticeable hair loss in adults and adolescents.
Tea leaf extract derived quantum dots can inhibit the growth of and destroy upto 80 percent of lung tumor cells, according to a recent collaborative venture between Swansea University experts and colleagues from two Indian universities. The findings of the study appear in the journal of Applied Nano Materials.
A new machine-learning-based algorithm can help save lives by accurately predicting the life expectancy of patients who have had a heart failure. The algorithm was developed by a research team at UCLA led by Mihaela van der Schaar, Chancellor's Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering. The study is published in the journal PLOS One.
Learning music or speaking another language can improve brain function, reports a new study. A team of researchers observed that musicians and bilinguals, i.e., individuals who can speak two languages fluently used fewer brain resources while performing a working memory task. The findings of the study are published in the journal Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
Clomiphene is an ovulatory stimulant which induces the pituitary gland to stimulate the release of the egg from the ovary. It is also prescribed to treat male hypogonadism, menstrual abnormalities, and for suppression of lactation.
Fentanyl is an opioid or narcotic analgesic prescribed for the management of chronic pain such as cancer pain and as a part of anesthesia to prevent pain before surgery. It is a prescription only medicine more stronger in relieving pain.