Season 5: Disease

Zoonotic Diseases

Mankind currently is riddled with over 10000+ diseases. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 60% of infectious diseases can be spread through animals and 75% of new emerging diseases in people trace their origin to animals. Globally, zoonotic diseases or zoonoses are responsible for an estimated 2.5 billion cases of human …

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Genetic Disorders

When one thinks about diseases, usually infectious diseases come to mind. Especially after the SARS – CoV – 2 pandemic in which a pathogenic virus was responsible for the disease! However, a large portion of human diseases can be categorized as genetic disorders! What are genetic disorders? These are diseases which are inherited and tend …

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Where there’s a diagnosis, there’s a cure! – miRNAs and Cancers

All of us are products of our genes. Our genes sing melodies in the form of proteins and biomolecules to create beings like bacteria, fungi and ourselves. The various voices of our genes, the mRNAs, which help make proteins in cells, are produced in the right amount to create the symphony of life. Too much or too little, and the melody turn …

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Insulin – The elixir for T1D

Chronic diseases in simple language are ones which lasts for a longer duration and which requires constant medical attention. They may not have a cure. One such chronic disease is Type 1 Diabetes. I know, you must be thinking, “But diabetes is diabetes.” Unfortunately, that’s not the case. There are many types of diabetes amongst …

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