Dr. P. K. Mukherjee

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Moisturizers may be turning your skin into ‘Swiss Cheese’

Researchers explain why some lotions do more harm than good.

Moon glows brighter than sun in images from NASA’s Fermi

Nothing can beat the brightness of Sun, but in a set of new images captured by NASA's Fermi space telescope, the moon seems to...

New state of matter discovered

Breakthrough offers promise for enhanced storage and computation capabilities.

The first new species of medicinal leech discovered in over 40 years

A team of scientists led by Anna Phillips, a parasitologist at Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, has discovered a previously unrecognized species...

Scientists discovered a new organ under the skin

Pain has been believed to be initiated by activation of free nerve endings without end organs in the skin. It causes suffering and results...

Why Zika causes birth defects in some pregnancies?

Severe birth defects caused by the Zika virus may be related to the kinds of antibodies infected mothers produce to fight the disease, a study by YSPH researchers and others shows.

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Non-obese and lean Indians also prone to type 2 diabetes: study

Contrary to popular belief, not only obese and overweight but also non-obese and lean persons may be prone to type 2 diabetes. A recent study has found that while most diabetics in the West are also overweight and...

Poor quality of drugs making treatment of ringworm less effective

Drug resistance may not be the only reason for a drug failing to treat properly or losing its proven effectiveness. Poor quality of the drug might also be contributing to decreased effectiveness. This is what researchers have...