Once a smuggling stop for Cambodia's Khmer Rouge guerrillas, Thailand's border town of Bo Rai finds itself on the frontline of a new battle against drug-resistant strains of malaria that could frustrate global attempts to stamp out the disease.
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The researchers study indicate that an individual's history of past falls can help predict their risk of bone fractures, independent of bone mineral density and other clinical factors. The study findings were published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.
A new study sheds light on how the mosquito-borne Zika virus causes a rare neurological condition, and the findings could have implications for companies working on Zika vaccines, U.S. researchers said on Wednesday.
Patients with Crohn's disease (CD) develop similar rates of osteoporosis, osteopenia, and normal bone density whether or not they are treated with TNF-alpha inhibitors, a new study published in the Scandinavian Journal of Gastroenterology report.
The study demonstrated increased thalamic DAT (dopamine transporter) uptake in people with EDS , which further correlates with the severity of EDS, suggesting that increased dopaminergic function may be associated with EDS in humans. By using non-invasive SPECT molecular imaging , found no other changes related to DAT in DAT-rich areas such as the striatum, substantia nigra or globus pallidus.
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center a grant worth an estimated $8 million over five years for the establishment of a new center for research into alcohol addiction.
A large percentage of U.S. patients with small-cell lung cancer do not receive chemotherapy with thoracic radiation as the standard-of-care, and in turn have lower overall survival, according to research from The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The findings, reported in JAMA Oncology, also describe obstacles encountered by patients when receiving cancer treatments, such as their insurance status and socioeconomic factors.
A type of soil-dwelling bacterium called Streptomyces bottropensis produces a molecule that induces death in melanoma cells, according to a new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry . The molecule's unique mode of action indicates that it could represent a promising lead for the development of new anticancer drugs.
According to a new study published in American Journal of Critical Care (AJCC), critical care nurses who practice in healthy work environments (HWEs) report less moral distress and higher job satisfaction. The results increase the call for hospitals and healthcare organizations to improve the work environment and address barriers to practice.
Welfare technology is helpful in managing the day-to-day lives of the children who require attention and care.The research project Erre mulig? (Is it possible?), coordinated by SINTEF, has been looking into the application of welfare technology for children with these diagnoses.
The lead author Dr. Daniel Velazquez-Villoria of POVISA Hospital and colleagues wrote, Subfoveal neurosensory retinal detachment may occur in association with pan-FGFR inhibitors treatment for metastatic cancer. Isolated subfoveal lesions and longer persistence of SRF (subretinal fluid) are features that may help in differentiating this entity from MEK retinopathy.
In a new study, researchers have evaluated standardised template feasibility for lung cancer MDTs, which provided clinical information and treatment recommendations to general practitioners (GPs).