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.
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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.
Recent studies in which marijuana users took controlled doses of cannabis in the lab have identified new biomarkers that can be used to estimate a person's recent cannabinoid intake. But, using those markers to judge cognitive and behavioral impairment is complex. The study was published in the journal Trends in Molecular Medicine.
Many patients who receive lung transplantation (LT) operations develop varying degrees of bronchiolitis obliterans (BO) after the surgeries. Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is considered to be related to the process of bronchiolitis obliterans.
According to a new study published in BMC Pregnancy Childbirth, when the health visitor uses video feedback in accordance with the Marte Meo method as part of his or her work with the new mother, it strengthens the relationship between the infant child and the mother.
Many clinical practice guidelines encourage diagnosis and empiric treatment of lower urinary tract infection without laboratory investigation; however, urine culture testing remains one of the largest volume tests in the clinical microbiology laboratory.