The cases of acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) – a polio-like debilitating illness affecting children is still on the rise announced by the health officials from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
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A group of Brazilian researchers succeeded in preventing allergic asthma from progressing in experimental models by increasing the amount of a protein. This increase, in turn, blocked the CD4+ T lymphocytes responsible for producing a cytokine that triggers a cascade of events resulting in the onset and progression of the disease. The results were published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Men whose prostate cancer is treated with external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) could face a higher risk of bladder cancer than those treated with radical prostatectomy, according to a database study.
Alcohol industry social responsibility schemes leverage their own commercial interests while failing to reduce harmful alcohol use, according to a study carried out by the University of Connecticut.
Persuading more health workers across the continent to have the flu jab to protect themselves and their patients cannot be done through facts and statistics alone, new research by a leading behavioral scientist from Kingston University in London has revealed. Instead, it demands a new approach that connects with people emotionally to sustain immunization rates at effective levels.
Researchers who checked patients' blood samples for medication concentration found that more than half were taking prescription and/or over-the-counter drugs not listed in their electronic health record (EHR), indicating potential threats to patient safety.
Researchers at the University of California in San Francisco have developed artificial intelligence (AI) technology that improves the effectiveness of brain imaging for the prediction of Alzheimer's disease.
Healthcare workers in Uganda have begun vaccinating high-risk health workers against the deadly viral infection Ebola this week. This is the first time that a vaccination drive has begun before the actual outbreak.
Antibiotic resistance is one of the hottest concerns worldwide today and is likely to take the human civilization to the pre-antibiotic era at this rate. A new report titled " Stemming the Superbug Tide ", you have speculated that antibiotic-resistant bugs are soon likely to kill over 90,000 Britons over the next three decades if it is not curbed now.