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New Test Help Faster Treatment for Heart Attack

According to this study, researchers showed a new test designed to better measure levels of troponin, a protein released when the heart muscle is damaged, could help emergency department physicians provide faster diagnosis and appropriate treatment. When diagnosing a heart attack, accuracy and timing are everything. This study published in JAMA Cardiology.

A Rare Type of Skin Cancer Is Treated with Immunotherapy

In the study, the UCLA team offered that despite the dense stroma associated with desmoplastic melanoma tumors, patients may still respond well to anti-PD-1 or anti-PD-L1 therapies due to the high frequency of mutations induced by prior sun damage characteristic of this type of cancer. More than two-thirds of people with a rare type of melanoma responded positively to treatment with anti-PD-1 immunotherapies.

To Contain A Forceful Sneeze Is Not Good Idea; Doctors Warn

In this study, Researchers declared that doctors had warned not to sneeze forcefully by Pinching your nose while clamping your mouth shut to contain a forceful sneeze isn't a good idea. This is published in the journal BMJ Case Reports. One young man managed to rupture the back of his throat during this maneuver, leaving him barely able to speak or swallow, and in considerable pain.

From NASA Observations, Spin On Plasma Space Storms

According to researchers, Space can damage satellites and endanger astronaut health — though, luckily for life on Earth, the planet is blanketed by a protective magnetic bubble created by its magnetic field. This bubble, called the magnetosphere, deflects most of the harmful high-energy particles. The study has been recently published in a paper in Nature Communications.