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‘Selfie Elbow’ May Be Real Medical Condition

Selfie addicts, beware! Constantly takings too many pictures of yourself may cause you to develop a “selfie elbow”, doctors have warned. Like tennis elbow or golfer’s elbow, a dedication to selfie-taking is landing people in the doctor’s office. According to Jordan Metzl, a sports medicine physician at Hospital for Special Surgery in the US, the problem is overuse. Like carpal ... Read More »

Cellulose Nanogenerators May Power Medical Implants

A flexible nanogenerator made out of cellulose could potentially harvest energy from the body – its heartbeats, blood flow etc. (Representational Image) WASHINGTON:  Indian scientists have developed a flexible nanogenerator out of cellulose that could power future implanted biomedical devices by harvesting energy from the human body. Implantable electronics can deliver drugs, monitor vital signs and perform other health-related roles. ... Read More »