Brow lift or forehead lift surgery is a wrinkles treatment procedure to tighten the sagging tissues of the forehead and upper eyelids. This procedure is done to restore a youthful contour to the face. Endoscopic brow lift, Temporal incision brow lift and the Coronal brow lift are three types of brow lift surgery.
Novel genetic mutation that makes neurons in the brain hyperexcitable resulting in migraine headaches has been identified recently. Drugs decreasing neuronal excitability could be developed in future, as an effective migraine treatment.
Digital devices and touchscreens like iPad and smartphones have invaded and occupied our lives which forces parents and caregivers to take an extra mile to make their children live healthy in this digital world. Here are a few tips that can help families handle and navigate the digital world.
Today's touchscreen technology has set the world at our fingertips. Parents and caregivers face a significant challenge to protect their kids from screen time overexposure, as spending more time with digital devices and touch screens like iPad and smartphones can affect social, cognitive and emotional development in children. So, spending quality time with your child can help them live a healthy life in this digital world.
Periaqueductal gray matter, an area in the deeper portion of the brain produces a neurotransmitter called glutamate and a neuropeptide called tachykinin 1 (Tac1). Destroying Tac1 producing neurons decreases itch-induced scratching. This may give rise to new treatment targets and development of newer and more effective therapies for chronic itching.
A new type of wirelessly controlled ingestible capsule has been developed, which deploys an electronic device that anchors to the stomach wall. The device is fitted with sensors that can monitor the internal environment of the stomach. It is also capable of drug delivery and can be operated using a smartphone.
Doxycycline is prescribed for treating bacterial infections, respiratory tract infections, rickettsial infections, sexually transmitted infections, and ophthalmic infections. It is considered as an alternative drug of choice for actinomycosis and syphilis.
Mycophenolate mofetil is an immunosuppressant agent prescribed for preventing the rejection of organ transplants such as kidney, heart, and liver. It is also recommended for treating systemic lupus erythematosus, crohn's disease, and psoriasis.