Spaceflight introduces a combination of environmental stressors, including microgravity, ionizing radiation, changes in diet and altered atmospheric gas composition. In order to understand the impact of each environmental component on astronauts it is important to investigate potential influences in isolation. Ground control AEMs are engineered to match the spaceflight environment. There are limited studies examining the biological response invariably due to the configuration of AEM and vivarium housing.
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Researchers investigated the effect of providing video information on anxiety and satisfaction in patients about to undergo spinal anesthesia. Providing sufficient information during a pre-anesthesia consultation can increase patient understanding and decrease anxiety related to spinal anesthesia. Surgical patients usually present with preoperative anxiety, which seems to begin as soon as the surgical procedure is planned. Anesthesia-related fear and its implications are an important source of this anxiety.
Is arthritis pain getting in the way of your fitness plans? That need not be the case. In fact, physical activity can be vital to your continued mobility, a new study suggests.
If you have osteoarthritis, participating in joint-friendly physical activity can improve your arthritis pain, function, mood, and quality of life.
Camilla Andersson, a radiology nurse, demonstrated in a recent dissertation at Uppsala University that improved information before undergoing PET/CT scanning can improve patients' experience of care
According to the research evidence that anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs) reduce bone density in children and therefore lead to an increase in the number of fractures if used for more than a year
Proton Partners International announced it has treated the first patient in the UK with high energy proton beam therapy.
The patient received treatment at Proton Partners’ Rutherford Cancer Centre in Newport, South Wales, is the first oncology clinic in the UK to provide high energy proton beam therapy treatment, which targets tumours more accurately and reduces side effects.
According to the study of national data from Finland, most women living with HIV can achieve good virological control and deliver their children vaginally without undergoing cesarean section
The University of Pittsburgh houses a whole-body 7 Tesla magnetic resonance imager (7T MRI), one of the strongest human MRI devices in the world and a powerful imaging tool that allows researchers to gain a far better understanding of brain structure and function.
Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine (SBEM) graduates are involved in a 1-month rotation in emergency medical services (EMSs) and disaster medicine. The study evaluated the change in knowledge and attitude of EM residents after the introduction of the EMS and disaster medicine rotation. The Saudi Board of Emergency Medicine (SBEM) was created; it is considered the largest EM training program in the region. It is a 4-year program, and the goal is to graduate residents into specialists who can assume leadership roles in the field of EM.
A preliminary clinical trial, carried out by the researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, has shown promising results for a new type of cancer vaccine that aims to boost patients’ immune systems to fight the disease, according to a study published today in Science Translational Medicine.
Scientists at Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey report that the have identified novel functions of the superoxide dismutase 1 (SOD1) enzyme providing support that it could serve as a therapeutic target in the most common type of lung cancer. The study findings were presented at the American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting being held later this week in Chicago.