Researchers from the Health Department has identified and investigated approximately 28,000 complaints of suspected foodborne illness overall since 2012. Using Yelp, 311, and reports from health care providers. 10 outbreaks of foodborne illness were identified solely through a computer system jointly created with Columbia University's Department of Computer Science. This study has been published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.
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Scientists from the Universities of Edinburgh and Aberdeen, study helped them to understand more about ways to limit painful side effects of chemotherapy. The drug known as melatonin – appeared to prevent pain caused by chemotherapy damage to nerves. It blocked harmful effects on nerve health, the study with rat’s shows.
According to study, researchers from at Indiana University School of Medicine, they showed a new method to grow hairy skin from mouse pluripotent stem cells. The discovery that could lead to new approaches to model disease and new therapies for the treatment of skin disorders and cancers. This study published in the journal Cell Reports
The umbilical cords contains potentially lifesaving stem cells that can treat a host of blood-based cancers and other diseases. Yet the blood found in newborns' umbilical cords is almost always discarded as medical waste, rather than banked for future needs.
According to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, an American Heart Association journal. Neighborhood-level socioeconomic factors in low-income areas may significantly predict heart failure risk beyond individual health factors and socioeconomic status. Researchers grouped the participants in three groups ranging from the least-deprived to the most-deprived neighborhoods. During an average follow-up of more than five years, 4,300 participants were diagnosed with heart failure.
In a new report in The Journal of Urology®, researchers found that contrary to some previous studies, neither recreational nor intense cycling appear to have a negative impact on men's sexual and urinary function.
Human populations have always been exposed to ionizing radiation, and more so in modern life due to its use in medicine, industry and the armed forces. Whilst the risks to human health from medium and high-level radiation are relatively well-understood, the risks at lower levels are less clear. A new study published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society revealed that health risks associated with low-level exposure to ionizing radiation are less pronounced compared to other lifestyle factors such as obesity, smoking and air pollution.
Sedentary older adults who start exercising may not reduce their risk of becoming frail, but they may experience less disability, according to a new study published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Microscopic yeasts have been wreaking havoc in hospitals around the world – creeping into catheters, ventilator tubes, and IV lines – and causing deadly invasive infection. One culprit species, Candida auris, is resistant to many antifungals, meaning once a person is infected, there are limited treatment options. But in a recent Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy study, confirmed a new drug compound kills drug-resistant C. auris, both in the laboratory and in a mouse model that mimics human infection.
The study, titled "Impact of Seminal Plasma Zinc and Serum Zinc Level on Semen Parameter of Fertile and Infertile Males," was done at the Center for Assisted Reproduction, a tertiary infertility center and at the Biochemistry Department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).
It is well known that healthy eating increases our general sense of wellbeing. In the recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) have discovered that a fibre-rich diet can have a positive influence on chronic inflammatory joint diseases, leading to stronger bones.