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News tag: cigarette smoke


New asthma treatment promises cure within five years

23 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Promising a cure for asthma within five years, researchers have found that a protein is at the root of the condition. The findings also indicate that a drug that was originally designed to treat bone disease osteoporosis could lead to a new therapy for asthma. Researchers found protein called calcium-sensing…


Novel necklace tracks foods and eating habits

6 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Tracking the eating and drinking habits of an individual gets a hint of fashion after UCLA Engineers developed a smart necklace. Named WearSens, the close-fitting metal necklace determines the type of food a person eats by measuring the vibrations generated during swallowing and digesting of the food. As a substance…