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April 2018

Neurosciences Mental health

Neurosciences Mental Health We fund innovative research that tells us how the brain controls our behaviour, how the nervous system functions throughout life in health and disease and how it responds to injury. We also support the development of tools and techniques that help others carry out research on the nervous system. We are particularly interested in multidisciplinary research that will increase our understanding of the brain in health and disease. The Neurosciences and Mental Health Board is responsible for [...]

Facts, Fiction & Mythology

Atlas the primordial Titan burdened with the weight of the world over his shoulders was used as a metaphor in a 1957 novel, for all the smart, creative, productive and efficient people who support the world. When the burden gets too hard to bear, there is a suggestion in the story for him to “shrug”. In hindsight, better advice may have been for him to get an MRI Scan and treat his condition because incidentally, the very first one-dimensional MRI [...]

Bringing Healthy Back

Courtship display is characteristic of many animals and birds as a mode of natural selection, like when a peacock spreads its tail feathers to attract a mate. Funky correlation aside, here are 10 tips for a healthy back: Justin Timberlake’s number featuring Timbaland called SexyBack (watch song here) was conceptualised as a “physical song, meant to provoke” similar behaviour in humans. Needless to say, to put up such a performance one must possess a healthy back. Sleep on your back with [...]

What is Implants

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Spinal implants are broadly segmented into five classes, namely, fusion, non-fusion, spinal decompression, vertebral compression, fracture treatment products and spine biologics. Fusion category can be divided into spine fusion and fixation and spinal bone stimulators. Non-fusion segment consists of motion preservation technologies such as dynamic stabilization, artificial discs, annual repair, and nucleus replacement. Application: Examples of implants [...]

Looking For The Affordable Fertility Treatment Charges The Best City Is Delhi

Looking for the affordable Fertility Treatment Charges the best city is Delhi Fertility is the natural capability to produce offspring. As a measure fertility rate is the number of offspring born per mating pair, individual or population. Fertility differs from fecundity which is defined as the potential for reproduction (influenced by gamate production, fertilization and carrying a pregnancy to term. A lack of fertility is infertility while a lack of fecundity would be called sterility. Human fertility depends on factors [...]

Infections & immunity

Infections Immunity Infections Immunity Applications in the area of infections and immunity are assessed by the MRC’s Infections and Immunity Board. From global infectious diseases to cellular development of the immune system, the Infection and Immunity Board funds high quality, innovative research addressing key elements of our strategic plan: Research Changes Lives. See Resilience, repair and replacement . Our remit is broad and responsive, and we are currently developing plans in a number of key areas, including the MRC’s response to the [...]