The present research studies the role of slums in the spread and control of infectious diseases in the National Capital Territory of India, Delhi, using detailed social contact networks of its residents.
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In just two years, the powerful opioid fentanyl went from nonexistent to detected in more than 1 in 7 stamp bags analyzed by the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner, according to an analysis led by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.
A research team has now shown that aggressiveness and early metastasis of pancreatic cancer can be explained by specific gene amplifications which occur along various evolutionary pathways of the cancer. Based on this discovery, they have derived basic principles underlying the biology of pancreatic cancer. The study was published in the journal Nature.
Investigators described a forensic autopsy of a nearly drowned young man with cardiac papillary fibroelastoma who died because of a pulmonary inflammatory infiltration rich in granulocytes after intensive care.
A new study published in the Scientific Reports has reported that higher platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio (PLR) levels are associated with a greater risk of sarcopenia in geriatric populations. Thus, PLR as an inexpensive and easily measurable parameter can be considered as an inflammatory biomarker for sarcopenia. Researchers found that PLR levels were greater in patients with sarcopenia than in those without sarcopenia.
In a new study published in Nature Communications, scientists discovered how a gene mutation affects T cell function to promote immune disorders and then tested a treatment based on the discovery; successfully fixing donated immune cells from a 16-year-old boy with an abnormally low level of white blood cells called lymphopenia.
According to the results of a multicenter, multicontinent, phase 2 trial published in the New England Journal of Medicine, tisagenlecleucel was associated with durable remission and long-term persistence for younger patients with relapsed or refractory B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL).
Researchers at RTI International and Brazil's Altino Ventura Foundation, helps answer these questions and more by bringing together new evidence about prevention, lessons learned, and suggestions for a path forward concerning the Zika virus. The study was published in the journal Pediatrics
The Researchers Aimed to examine how ultrasonographic optic nerve sheath diameter ( ONSD ) Correlated With noninvasive and intracranial pressure Dynamically Monitored ( ICP ) changes.
A research led by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London, the project aimed to find out how to improve long term success for kidney transplants.
According to a new study, researchers from the Wellcome Sanger Institute and their collaborators have shown that the parasites developed multidrug resistance to first-line treatments extremely rapidly. Delays in detecting the spread of resistance could threaten global efforts to eliminate malaria. The study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases.
According to this study, researcher evaluation and their observation on emergency department. When 86-year-old Carol Wittwer took a taxi to the emergency room, she expected to be admitted to the hospital. She didn't anticipate being asked if she cooks for herself. A type of confusion called delirium for the geriatrics-trained nurse who was posing the questions in a special wing of Northwestern Memorial Hospital's emergency department.