RNAi – What it is, What it can do

RNAi is a new technology which aims to target the aspect of mRNA, which is a type of genetic product.  It is a natural system which works in plants and animals to knock out the production of a certain gene product. Here’s how RNAi works. The cells in your body create...

Video Laryngoscopes – Use and Development

Intubation When you are sedated or unable to breathe, very often a breathing tube will be inserted to provide you with oxygen.  The procedure to do this is called intubation, and typically uses a laryngoscope to open the mouth wide to provide for a clear insertion of...
Neurological factors in Obesity

Neurological factors in Obesity

Various neurological factors play a role in the development of obesity.  We have a lot to learn, but from looking at the various physiological abnormalities and their observed clinical impact, we can get some idea of what is going on. Appetite and food consumption is...