Researchers at Osaka University have discovered that polymyxin E-resistant Escherichia coli is widely prevalent among people living in rural Vietnam. Polymyxin is an antibiotic that is used to prevent the growth of Gram-negative bacteria such as E.coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa . It is one of a few remaining drugs that can treat multidrug-resistant bacteria and is categorized as a last-resort antibiotic by the World Health Organization.
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A new study has found that eyeball and eyelid movement, or oculomotor function, which is used to detect symptomless brain injury, can be impaired by mild, repetitive head impacts in football players. But the function may adapt mid-season, even as athletes continue to incur head impacts.
Irregular periods, often with weight gain, or just irregular periods and infertility," said Corrine Welt, M.D., interim chief of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism at University of Utah Health and one of the senior authors on the study. "These results drive home the point that regardless of symptoms for diagnosing PCOS the genetic underpinnings are the same.
This installment of osteoporosis primer for PAs will focus on the modalities used to diagnosis osteoporosis. To reiterate a diagnosis of osteoporosis could be made in an adult patient aged older than 50 years who have experienced a ground level fall resulting in a fragility hip or vertebral compression fracture.
Researchers at the University of Helsinki and Folkhälsan Research Center have, together with their collaborators, for the first time demonstrated in a mouse model that partial restoration of respiratory chain function in mitochondria, which serve as cellular power plants, may be sufficient to prevent symptoms of a severe mitochondrial disorder entirely.
Researchers from Queen's University Belfast, in collaboration with the University of Bristol, are leading a cutting-edge project, named the "MONARCH" study, that could benefit eye disease patients while saving both time and money within the NHS.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted parents, caregivers and health care providers to the safety risks that jewelry used for relieving teething pain pose for children.
Chemotherapy is the use of drugs to cure a disease, but more specifically, it refers to drug therapy for cancer. Cancer chemotherapy can be done with a single drug or a combination of drugs and is usually systematic.
An analysis of the NRG Oncology clinical trial NRG-RTOG 9202 showed that the interval of time to biochemical failure (IBF), or the time it takes for previously treated cancer to return as indicated by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) rise, could be used as a surrogate endpoint for locally advanced prostate cancer.
Researchers from the George Institute for Global Health received a $5.5 million project grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council for research into kidney disease. With additional support provided by Bayer, the initiative aims to prevent cardiovascular disease in people who have advanced kidney disease.
An investigation of alleged price-fixing in the generic drug sector has grown to involve at least 16 companies and some 300 medications, according to the Connecticut official involved in the probe.
Exercise has been called a double-edged sword for women when it comes to body image as some types of exercise seem to improve body esteem, whereas others have the potential to lower it. In other words, from a psychological perspective, not all fitness approaches are created equal.