Alzheimer’s Research UK is calling for a recommitment from pharmaceutical companies to continue efforts to fund research into dementia, the leading cause of death in the UK.
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When babies crawl, their movement across floors, especially carpeted surfaces, kicks up high levels of dirt, skin cells, bacteria, pollen, and fungal spores, a new study has found. The infants inhale a dose of bio bits in their lungs that is four times what an adult would breathe walking across the same floor.
A new study findings published in the Journal of Experimental Criminology has reported that assaults decrease by 3% the Monday after the switch to Daylight Saving Time in the spring. In the fall, the opposite takes place, with violence rising by about the same percentage.
New survey results published in JAMA Surgery showed that most people would choose surgery over antibiotics alone for treating appendicitis in themselves or their child. However, almost 10% would opt for antibiotics alone, suggesting that healthcare providers should discuss this option with patients.
According to results from a prospective study published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine, shared decision-making between paramedics and primary care physicians (PCPs) could reduce unnecessary transport to the emergency department (ED) for assisted living residents who fall.
According to new study published in the Journal of Leukocyte Biology, researchers are providing new insight into how certain types of stress interact with immune cells and can regulate how these cells respond to allergens, ultimately causing physical symptoms and disease.
In a new pilot study using an animal model, North Carolina State University researchers showed that decorating cardiac stem cells with platelet nanovesicles could increase the stem cells' ability to find and remain at the site of heart attack injury and enhance their effectiveness in treatment.
In the new study published in the Journal of JAMA Internal Medicine, researchers revealed that there was no significant difference in 30-day mortality among patients treated by locum tenens physicians compared with those treated by non–locum tenens physicians. Among hospitalized Medicare beneficiaries, treatment by locum tenens physicians overall was not associated with excess mortality risk.
According to a research publication reports of the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation , Inc. (NYSCOF). Some teas contain more fluoride than EPA allows in public water supplies, which can do skeletal damage. The research was published in the Environmental Pollution
According to this study, researchers conducted observational studies between selenium status and the risk of laryngeal cancer. Selenium is an essential trace element which is a cofactor for several antioxidant enzymes, and as a result, there has been much interest in the potential health benefits of adequate selenium status. Epidemiologic evidence is still emerging with respect to the full spectrum of the health benefits associated with selenium status.
A new study suggests, Children whose mothers took folic acid or multivitamin supplements before or during pregnancy may be at lower risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD).
In this study, researcher’s new experimental model of a CSA in a primate was reported; only the blood supply to the brain from the donor body was re-established; the spinal cord and the continuity of other organs were not restored. This experiment was designed to confirm that deep hypothermia can protect the brain and preserve brain function after re-warming during cephalic exchange.