United Kingdom has recorded the second cases of Monkeypox within days of the first case. This second case was a patient who tested positive for the virus at Blackpool Victoria Hospital. He has travelled to Nigeria recently from where he could have contracted the infection says the Public Health England. At present, he has been shifted to Liverpool University Hospital for further treatment.
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ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) patients have a higher chance of survival if emergency medical service (EMS) teams notify the cardiac catheterization lab at the hospital where the patient will be transported in advance of the patient's arrival.
The study was published today in JACC: Cardiovascular Interventions. However, hospital cardiac catheterization labs in the U.S. are only being notified (pre-activated) at least 10 minutes in advance 41% of the time.
A new study has found that the same mutation that gives tuberculosis bacteria drug resistance also elicits a different — and potentially weaker — immune response.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been 16 weeks of non-stop flu season last year leading to 700,000 hospitalizations due to influenza as well as pneumonias that occurred as complications.
There are no approved medications to treat either cocaine addiction or overdose. Frequent users tend to become less and less sensitive to the drug, leading to stronger or more frequent doses. The typical result is an addiction. Exposure to the drug, or to drug-associated cues, even after long periods of abstention, often leads to relapse
Someday doctors may prescribe sugar pills for certain chronic pain patients based on their brain anatomy and psychology. And the pills will reduce their pain as effectively as any powerful drug on the market, according to new research
The use of a brief sleep intervention provided in the first months of life and designed to improve sleep habits from birth is associated with a reduced risk of obesity up to age 5, according to new research
Anyone with arthritis can appreciate how useful it would be if scientists could grow cartilage in the lab. To this end, Keck School of Medicine of USC scientists in the USC Stem Cell laboratory of Denis Evseenko, MD, Ph.D., collaborated with colleagues at several institutions to provide new insights into how gene activity drives the development of cartilage. Their findings appear today in Nature Communications
Newly formed blood vessels may be cracks in the barrier between the bloodstream and the eye, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that if a woman gains either too much or too little weight during pregnancy, there are adverse effects in children at 7 years of age. The study is by Professor Wing Hung Tam and Professor Ronald C.W. Ma, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, and colleagues
An Ontario clinical study that shows adding PET imaging to conventional CT imaging to stage locally advanced cervix cancer can change treatment means newly diagnosed women in this province may also receive PET imaging