According to a new study by cardiologists at UT Southwestern and Texas Health Resources. Exercise can reverse damage to sedentary, aging hearts and help prevent risk of future heart failure, if it's enough exercise, and if it's begun in time. This study published in Circulation.
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The new study, led by Imperial College London focussed on children suffering from obesity in Pakistan, where genetic links to obesity had been previously identified by the team in about 30% of cases. The study was published in the Nature Genetics
According to a new study, Proteins are fundamental macromolecules for life, with a diversity of functions, like acting as channels through cellular walls, catalysers, DNA benders, etc. When it comes to these functions, what matters is the layout of the secondary branches, made up of each protein's amino acids, such as alanine, glutamine, arginine, phenylalanine and tyrosine. This study was published in EPJ D.
Study found that While 78 percent of those tested were normal correctly identifying at least four out of five scents about 14 percent could name just three out of five, five percent could identify only two scents, two percent could name just one, and one percent of the study subjects were not able to identify a single smell.
Researchers suggests that an injection of nanoparticles may be able to help fight the immune system when it goes haywire, researchers at the University of Michigan have shown. The nanoparticles divert immune cells that cause inflammation away from an injury site. Inflammation is a double-edged sword. When it works, it helps the body heal and fights off infections.
An old drug supercharged by the University of Queensland has come up with a new antibiotic that could destroy some of the world's most dangerous superbugs.
According to this study, researchers took record on the academic rank of emergency medicine and to develop the diversity. Gender, racial, and ethnic disparities, about academic rank and compensation, continue to exist among academic emergency medicine physicians despite a move by leading organizations of emergency medicine. This study has been published in Academic Emergency Medicine (AEM).
Research team from Columbia University have worked on dermatology. Initially, they focused on developing a molecular taxonomy for hair disorders. The taxonomy will be useful for diagnostic sequencing of patients with diseases affecting their hair follicles. It will also improve the characterization of hair follicle biology and pave the way for new precision medicine treatments for hair diseases.
More people die of lung cancer than any other type of cancer, and two new studies from CHEST 2017 reveal disparities in lung cancer screening and care that may impact detection, as well as mortality and survival rates in the disease.
According to research presented by Prof. Fraser Brims of Curtin University in Australia, early specialist palliative care for patients that were recently diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma ( MPM ) does not impact quality of life ( QOL ) measures. The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine
According to researchers, for certain patients with oropharyngeal cancer produced by the human papilloma virus (HPV), an aggressive reduction of radiation therapy after surgery may provide excellent cancer control while simultaneously reducing post-treatment side effects, improving quality of life and lowering treatment costs. This was presented in American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).