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A new study published in the recent issue of Nature Genetics shows that error surveillance and repair mechanisms show higher efficiency in the protein coding region of the genome.
A new study published in the November issue of Social Science & Medicine described the role of spatial peers in a diffusion of information about healthcare. The study utilizes the usage of medical coverage program in Karnataka, India that provided free tertiary care to poor families to assess the issues.
The present retrospective study tracked around 75,000 hospitalized facial cellulitis patients data received from the two years of national records and tried to determine factors that related to outcomes, such as the cost of healthcare resources.
A new study published in the journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging found that former National Football League (NFL) players have significantly enlarged aorta than the others in general population. But researchers said they are not sure that whether the condition poses the risk of life-threatening aneurysms to the former players.
Tuberculosis treatment requires a combination of several drugs to be administered. Fluoroquinolones are sometimes included in the therapy. The researchers have demonstrated that moxifloxacin outperforms two other commonly used fluoroquinolones, using computer simulations. The study has been published in PLOS Computational Biology.
Researchers developed a new type of eyedropper that could deliver tiny droplets of medication and treat the eye more accurately than conventional eyedroppers while reducing waste and avoiding dangerous side effects. The technology had the potential to treat especially dry eye and glaucoma, for which patients require daily use of medicated eyedrops. The research was presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
In the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting, researchers present findings on postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD). It was reported that older patients with diabetes were at to 84% higher risk of developing POCD compared to non-diabetic individuals.
Japan scientists reported that serum levels of pentosidine [advanced glycation end products (AGEs)] and endogenous secretory receptor for advanced glycation end products (esRAGE) could predict fragility fractures in senior men. The study was reported in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
A new study published in the October issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology revealed that women with uterine leiomyomas, who undergo uterine artery embolization, are at higher risk of additional surgery including hysterectomy, but lower risk for complications compared with those undergoing myomectomy.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Cobas Zika test, a qualitative nucleic acid test for the detection of Zika virus RNA in individual plasma specimens obtained from volunteer donors of whole blood and blood components, and from living organ donors. It is intended for use by blood collection establishments to detect Zika virus in blood donations, not for the individual diagnosis of Zika virus infection.
The scientists reported that the spread of a single multidrug-resistant malaria parasite strain in Vietnam was the reason for threat. Resistance to Artemisinin among the Plasmodium falciparum or malaria parasites in the Greater Mekong subregion was increased. The research was published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.