A study involves families with the research carried out at Queen Mary University of London, they found families with rare blood sugar conditions has revealed a new gene thought to be critical in the regulation of insulin, the key hormone in diabetes. This study published in the journal PNAS.
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A novel Investigation conducted by a team of scientists, led by Dr. Antonio Giordano and Dr. Marcella Macaluso, explored the effect of sex steroid hormone fluctuations in affecting the physiology of human male retinal-pigment epithelial cells ( RPEs ). The study findings were published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology .
A study lead by Laura N. Medford-Davis, MD, MS, an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, and a healthcare consultant. Uninsured patients are the most affected. The practice of indirect referrals by non-public emergency departments and their affiliated physicians are prevalent in communities with a public hospital option. This study published in the issue of Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM), a journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM).
New research published in the journal Clinical Cancer Research reported that researchers from King's College London have found a way to boost the immune system to help it fight back against cancer. The breakthrough involves the first ever use of a combination of chemotherapy and a drug being trialled as a treatment for neonatal jaundice, that together helps kick-starts the body's natural defences.
Social reformer Raghunath Dhondo Karve was well ahead of his time when he pioneered family planning in Mumbai in the 1920s. Independent India’s first government caught up in 1952 when it started the world’s first family planning programme. The recently released report on the fourth round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), carried out in 2015-16, shows where it has succeeded—and where shortcomings remain.
A study from working on regulation of the risk elevated lipid levels (hyperlipidemia/hypertriglyceridemia), hypertension, metabolic syndrome, polycystic ovarian syndrome, diabetes, non-alcoholic liver disease, and elevated liver enzyme levels in children with and without psoriasis, after accounting for obesity.
A tool that uses near-infrared light to identify high-risk arterial plaques can be used to identify patients at risk of heart attacks and strokes, according to a research carried out at WMG, University of Warwick, the Baker Institute and Monash University.
A new study led by researchers at Indiana University and Rutgers University provides the strongest evidence yet that nearly imperceptible changes in how people move can be used to diagnose neurodevelopmental disorders, including autism. The study findings were published in the Scientific Reports
For decades, health officials have understood how to prevent cholera, doctors have known how to treat it, and development experts have recognized that with clean water and sanitation, outbreaks rarely become epidemics. Unfortunately, the world is not so simple and neat, and the nightmare of cholera persists.
According to this study, researchers have declared that the localized cooling of the heart during a heart attack, a world first. By cooling part of the heart prior to and following angioplasty, the cardiologists believe that the damage from a heart attack can be limited. By cooling the part of the heart that is affected by a clogged or constricted coronary artery, there is less damage to the heart muscle after the constriction is opened.
According to a systematic literature search and review from Italy, the established benefits of aripiprazole for women with bipolar disorder or schizophrenia appear to outweigh the drug’s risks during pregnancy and lactation. The study findings were published in the Journal of Affective Disorders