An old drug supercharged by the University of Queensland has come up with a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world's most dangerous superbugs.
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According to this study, researchers took record on the academic rank of emergency medicine and to develop the diversity. Gender, racial, and ethnic disparities, about academic rank and compensation, continue to exist among academic emergency medicine physicians despite a move by leading organizations of emergency medicine. This study has been published in Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM).
Research team from Columbia University have worked on dermatology. Initially, they focused on developing a molecular taxonomy for hair disorders. The taxonomy will be useful for diagnostic sequencing of patients with diseases affecting their hair follicles. It will also improve the characterization of hair follicle biology and pave the way for new precision medicine treatments for hair diseases.
More people die of lung cancer than any other type of cancer, and two new studies from CHEST 2017 reveal disparities in lung cancer screening and care that may impact detection, as well as mortality and survival rates in the disease.
According to research presented by Prof. Fraser Brims of Curtin University in Australia, early specialist palliative care for patients that were recently diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma ( MPM ) does not impact quality of life ( QOL ) measures. The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine
According to researchers, for certain patients with oropharyngeal cancer produced by the human papilloma virus (HPV), an aggressive reduction of radiation therapy after surgery may provide excellent cancer control while simultaneously reducing post-treatment side effects, improving quality of life and lowering treatment costs. This was presented in American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).
Researchers from the University of Chicago Medicine show that specific strains of commensal bacteria (the swarms of microorganisms naturally dwelling in the intestines) can improve the response rate to immunotherapy for patients being treated for advanced melanoma. The study was published in the science
Unlike other diseases, mental health remains hidden in Bhutan largely because of belief systems in the society. Records available at the hospitals do not give us the real picture of the number of population living with mental illness. Many do not come or are discouraged to seek treatment at health facilities. Although Bhutan’s health system has come a long way over the years, there is much to be done, particularly in the areas concerning mental health.
The study, published in the journal Critical Care Medicine, suggests that determining which family members are likely to suffer long-term effects could offer guidance to caregivers about how to help them.
Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) was effective, safe, and well tolerated as add-on treatment for bipolar depression in the first randomized sham-controlled double-blind study of tDCS in bipolar depression. Compared with sham tDCS, active tDCS was associated with superior improvement in depressive symptoms and did not induce more manic/hypomanic episodes, the investigators reported in JAMA Psychiatry.