In about 50% of the world’s population, the primary care consultations last <5minutes. While, the largest international study reveals that in Bangladesh, the doctor-patient discussions lasted for only 48 seconds and in Sweden about 22.5 minutes. The study is published in the journal BMJ Open.
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In a new study in human cancer cell lines and mice, had found a two-drug epigenetic treatment combination that could improve non-small lung cancer cancers' response to immunotherapy . 5-azacytidine and one of three HDACis combination achieved robust anti-tumor responses. The study was published in the journal Cell .
Sportspersons at all stages are pressured to be physically superior, which can cause many to overlook their mental health needs.
According to new research, umbilical cord-derived stem cells might support to treat heart failure by improving the functions of the heart muscle and thereby increases the quality of life. The study was published in the American Heart Association journal Circulation Research.
New research that was published in the journal Preventive Medicine used activity monitors to report that those who earn higher income are expected to be weakened warriors and doing most of their activity only on some days a week; also spending more time in sedentary pursuits.
A new study presented at The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, shows the impact of traumatic experiences on vascular health and heart diseases.
Today it seems about everything has been shown to lead to cardiac diseases. Of course, smoking is bad for you, as is high blood pressure. There's a lot of evidence that psychosocial factors could cause heart-related problems.
Exposure to banned insecticide endosulfan causes acute encephalitis syndrome in children
A new study featured in the American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene stated that improper and overuse of an insecticide and other agriculture chemicals in local fruit orchards could result in acute encephalitis syndrome (AES), a condition which causes brain inflammation.
A third of adults in the U.S. were diagnosed with high blood pressure. Automatic blood pressure devices are used to assess blood pressure levels, but these are prone to significant errors and in turn, result in the unrequired prescription of anti-hypertensive agents. A technique for accurate assessment of systolic blood pressure has been developed by researchers at the Jerusalem College of Technology and the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Israel. Their findings were unveiled at the APS Cardiovascular Aging: New Frontiers and Old Friends conference in Westminster, Colo.
The tuberculosis chemoprophylaxis in HIV-infected people was more than ever relevant in resource-limited countries, showed by lasting follow-up in the ANRS TEMPRANO trial. The prophylactic drugs use decreased mortality, even among people taking antiretroviral treatment who have a high CD4+ T cell count. The outcomes of ANRS TEMPRANO trial encouraged countries where the tuberculosis burden was high to apply the relevant WHO recommendations.
A diagnostic test was developed by Almac Diagnostics to understand the biology of prostate cancer tumors. The study led by Queen's University Belfast found that this test could improve the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. The study outcomes have been published in Annals of Oncology.
The research article published in Arthritis Care & Research point out that patients with certain occupations that involve exposure to potentially noxious airborne agents appear to be at an increased risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.
According to an article published in the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), notable advances have been made in treating cystic fibrosis (CF) over the past decades. As many individuals are diagnosed with the disease, radiologists can work more to monitor the wide spectrum of CF in adults, including non-classic imaging findings.