Pediatric patients with cancer who have access to specialized pediatric palliative care (SPPC) are less likely to receive high-intensity care at the end of life, according to a study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
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New research findings has implications for both wound healing in the eye and for changes in vision like cataracts. The results were recently published in the Nature journal Scientific Reports.
In a new study published in JAMA Surgery, investigators reported that Roux-en-Y gastric bypass maintained significant differences from lifestyle and medical management in outcomes after 5-year in obese adults with type 2 diabetes, but with diminishing effectiveness.
Antipsychotic drugs cause severe side effects in individuals with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and autism-spectrum disorders. Now, scientists at the UNC School of Medicine and UC San Francisco (UCSF) have solved the first high-resolution crystal structure of the dopamine 2 receptor (DRD2) bound to the antipsychotic drug risperidone, yielding a long-awaited tool for drug developers, psychiatrists, and neuroscientists.
The aim of the present study was to compare two methods for standardized uptake value ratio calculations in amyloid florbetapir 18 F PET brain imaging.
Pixium Vision (FR0011950641 – PIX), a company developing innovative bionic vision systems to enable patients who have lost their sight to lead more independent lives, announces today the world’s first successful human implantation and activation of PRIMA, its new generation miniaturized wireless photovoltaic sub-retinal implant, in a patient with severe vision loss from atrophic dry Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD).
India enjoys a one-time demographic dividend of a young and growing workforce, which is expected to fuel its growth well into the future. However, this can only be leveraged if our young people are healthy and productive. Healthcare is a concern for all citizens and universal access, financial assistance and good facilities are what Indians need when illness strikes.
Researchers at the Morgridge Institute for Research believe they have identified a weak spot in the replication process of positive-strand RNA viruses, which could yield treatment for viral infections such as Zika, Polio, Chikungunya, Hepatitis C and even common cold viruses. The study appeared in the journal Science Advances.
Sports-related dental injuries, such as tooth fracture, loosening, and avulsion, are a major concern among young athletes because they directly impair oral function. Although the preventive efficacy of mouthguards has been well established, the prevalence of sports-related dental injuries remains high among young athletes.
Scientists from the MRC Center for Reproductive Health at the University of Edinburgh have uncovered a cause of heavy menstrual bleeding – a finding that offers hope for a new treatment for women living with the condition.
According to a retrospective analysis reported in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, in postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive breast cancer, immunohistochemical findings can help select appropriate endocrine therapy. This potential new clinical biomarker distinguishes which endocrine therapy regimen is best suited to the patient.
Study declared that researchers, and academics converged on Capitol Hill at the end of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) 2017 Scientific Assembly on Wednesday to advocate for protections for themselves and the patients in their care.