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Deaths from Abdominal Trauma

A new study by evaluating the epidemiological profile of deaths due to abdominal trauma at IML-BH reported that there was a predominance of penetrating abdominal trauma in young, brown and single men, the liver being the most injured organ.

Cells Have A Spring-Loaded Sensor For Cholesterol

A New research from the University of New South Wales in Sydney have established that an enzyme, which is responsible for the procedures of thermostat, which responds and adjust to levels of cholesterol in the cell. This study leads for new strategies for fighting against high levels of cholesterol. This study got published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

Routine Surgeries Submitted By UK Hospitals

Study revealed that the health secretary has apologised after hospitals in England were advised to cancel all non-urgent operations. NHS bosses sanctioned a series of urgent measures to help the health service cope with unprecedented winter demand. Implementation of the new NHS's Winter Pressures Protocol comes amid reports of hospitals filling up and deficient numbers of doctors and nurses to treat patients.

Freestyle Libre Is Covered By Medicare In Monitoring System

In this study, a libre was approved for patients by the US Food and Drug Administration in September 2017, comprises a sensor worn on the upper arm for 10 days and a reader that the patient uses to scan the sensor to obtain a glucose value. The reader also displays glucose trends and values for the past 8 hours. The Abbott FreeStyle Libre Glucose Monitoring System will now be covered under Medicare in the United States for beneficiaries with diabetes (either type) who are on intensive insulin regimens

For Sleep-Disordered Breathing; Polysomnography Is Done

According to new study, researchers gave a multidisciplinary clinical practice guideline. Patients with Sleep-Disordered Breathing Prior to Tonsillectomy in Children are to be treated with Polysomnography. A guideline provides otolaryngologists with evidence-based recommendations for using polysomnography in assessing children, aged 2 to 18 years, with sleep-disordered breathing and who are candidates for tonsillectomy, with or without adenoidectomy. This study is published in Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery.

 

Bi-annual MRI More Effective than Mammograms for Women with Genetic Risk

Intensive surveillance including a dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (DCE-MRI) exam every six months was far more effective in detecting breast cancer in younger women with a high-risk genetic profile than an annual mammogram, according to a research team based at the University of Chicago Medicine and the University of Washington, Seattle.

Cannula Insertion into A Vein

Research on local anesthetic was examined from the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Patients who are given a local anesthetic before having a venous cannula inserted have a clearly reduced sensation of pain when larger gauge cannulas are used. Compared with intradermal lidocaine infusion, the use of vapocoolant spray has the advantage that the rate of venepuncture failures is lower.

New Treatments Were Offered For Atopic Dermatitis

According to new study, Patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) also known as eczema often face a tough, uphill battle for treatment. Symptoms include severe itching, scaly rashes, extreme dry skin and inflammation. Those who suffer from AD spend sleepless, itchy nights fearing they have nowhere to turn and their symptoms may never resolve. This creates therapeutic challenges for clinicians treating AD. This study was published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.