New research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine highlights the pernicious effect of obesity on the long-term health of blood-making stem cells (hematopoietic stem cells).
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The roll-out of a new National Health Policy, enactment of a mental health care law and the launch of a strengthened immunization programme stood out for the Health Ministry in 2017.
The nod to the draft National Medical Commission Bill, 2017, by the Cabinet, towards the end of the year, despite opposition from some quarters, came as a shot in the arm for the health ministry.
Several previous studies reported severe cases of angina, but no appropriate tests to evaluate myocardial perfusion for patients with CPAF have been established. Scientists evaluated the hemodynamic characteristics of CPAF using thallium-201 (Tl-201) single photon emission computed tomography ( SPECT ).
In a small study using data from daily electronic patient diaries, Johns Hopkins researchers say they have found a link between negative emotions, such as sadness and anxiety, and higher opioid use in people with sickle cell disease whose pain levels was self-reported as relatively low.
Syphilis infections are rising more steeply among men who have sex with women (MSW) and women who have sex with men (WSM) than among men who have sex with men (MSM), according to new research from Japan.
Diabetic foot ulcers are common if the severity of the conditions increases in the diabetics. Thus a first shock wave device was found which was intended to cure these ulcers. The shock wave device named Dermapace System was approved for marketing by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to Sanuwave, Inc.
According to a new study reported that more than 15,000 frail elderly identified as being lonely in New Zealand. The study results published in the Australasian Journal on Ageing.
A Loyola Medicine study has been found, Nearly four out of five diabetic patients with severe cases of a disabling condition called Charcot foot were able to walk normally again following surgery. The study was published in the Foot & Ankle International
A new study published in the journal Nano Letters has found that one of the most common medications to prevent osteoporotic fractures hinder the repair of damaged tissue , causing mineralization of bone cells. The discovery may be important for understanding the effect of medication on bone quality.
Scientists from the "Hopp Children's Cancer Center at the NCT Heidelberg" (KiTZ), in collaboration with colleagues from the USA and Canada, have now developed a molecular approach that opens new treatment prospects. The study findings were published in the Nature