According to a large Swedish study that followed millions of people age 50 or older for decades, the risk of developing dementia rises four- to six-fold during the first year after a traumatic brain injury (TBI),
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Researchers assessed the outcomes of Diabetic macular edema persisting at least 24 weeks after randomization to treatment with 2.0-mg aflibercept, 1.25-mg bevacizumab, or 0.3-mg ranibizumab. The study findings were published in the JAMA Ophthalmology
The opioid epidemic has become so severe it's considered a national public health emergency. Addiction to prescription painkillers, such as oxycodone and morphine, has contributed to a dramatic rise in overdose deaths and health care costs. What many don't realize, it's also associated with an alarming number of children placed into foster care.
Menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is an essential aspect of hygiene for women and adolescent girls between menarche and menopause. Despite being an important issue concerning women and girls in the menstruating age group MHM is often overlooked in post-disaster responses. Further, there is limited evidence of menstrual hygiene management in humanitarian settings. This study aims to describe the experiences and perceptions of women and adolescent girls on menstrual hygiene management in post-earthquake Nepal.
Genital psoriasis is a disturbing condition, with half of patients in one study reporting a powerful negative effect on sexual activity and health. Treatment with ixekizumab, a biologic therapy that targets interleukin 17A, significantly improved multiple endpoints in an international phase IIIb study.
In the case study, researchers must establish screening strategy for SUM in situ. Prevalence of subungual melanoma (SUM) in Asian population is relatively high and early clinical detection improves both quality of life and survival. The aim of our study is to suggest simple clinical strategy for SUM in situ for early clinical detection by analyzing clinical features of 8 cases of SUM in situ.
In a new research published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, researchers made the discovery while investigating why the body fails to make enough red blood cells in iron-restricted anaemias. The findings concern the role of the hormone erythropoietin (EPO) in the production of red blood cells.
Guidelines for teenagers should stress the importance of vigorous physical activity and fitness to cut the risk of heart disease , a new research from the University of Exeter suggests.
The long-term risk associated with childhood kidney disease that had not progressed to chronic kidney disease in childhood is unclear. Researchers aimed at estimating the risk of future end-stage renal disease ( ESRD ) among adolescents who had normal renal function and a history of childhood kidney disease .
Indiana gets federal approval to add a work requirement for adult Medicaid recipients who gained coverage under the Affordable Care Act, but a less debated lockout provision in its new plan could lead to tens of thousands of enrollees losing coverage.
In this study, researchers studied on neuroscience which can also serve as a bio-controller of human neuroprosthetics. Though, numerous therapeutic and diagnostic wearable devices are designed to monitor and alleviate the symptoms of neurological disorders, brainstem injuries, emotional states, and auditory functions, by making use of the neural networks of the auricular muscles and their locations, which are easily accessible for ergonomic wearable biomedical devices. They can also serve as a bio-controller of human neuroprosthetics.
According to a recent U.S. study, women who are deficient in iodine and trying to get pregnant may have half the chance of conceiving compared to women with healthy iodine levels.The study was published in the Human Reproduction