Can you imagine a future where the question "Did you bring a copy of your test results?" becomes entirely unnecessary? That could happen, but the methods that most health care providers use to exchange healthcare information are a little different than they were 5,000 years ago.
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Statins are not associated with a reduction in cardiovascular disease (conditions affecting the heart and blood vessels) or death in healthy people aged over 75, finds a study published by The BMJ.
People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) than with sleeve gastrectomy, a small U.S. study suggests.
Prazosin (multiple brands), an alpha-adrenergic blocker used to treat high blood pressure, anxiety, and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), may also be effective in the treatment of alcohol use disorder (AUD), results of a small, randomized controlled trial suggest.
Each year, an estimated 140,000 individuals in the U.S. are diagnosed with colorectal cancer, a malignancy that often develops from a benign polyp into cancer over time.
Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year, and some will get a price cut. That is the conclusion from an exclusive analysis of the besieged but resilient program, which still sparks deep divisions heading into this year's midterm elections.
While chemical methylation of an amide bond uses a strong base to generate the imidate, OphA, the precursor protein of the fungal peptide macrocycle omphalotin A, self-hypermethylates amides at pH 7 using S-adenosyl methionine (SAM) as cofactor.
The peptide bond, the defining feature of proteins, governs peptide chemistry by abolishing nucleophilicity of the nitrogen. This and the planarity of the peptide bond arise from the delocalization of the lone pair of electrons on the nitrogen atom into the adjacent carbonyl.
Researcher focuses on extending the capabilities of optical microscopy. His goal is to visualize the molecular interactions that take place within individual cells. The study was published in the journal Nature Methods.
The varied complications associated with complicated appendicitis in pediatric patients may influence disease severity and adverse events, and be associated with greater health care resource use. The study was published in JAMA Surgery.
Former first lady Barbara Bush died on April 17 at the age of 92 in her home in Houston, Texas after making the decision to seek advanced care directive home care hospice, or comfort care, for her terminal illness.
The respected and beloved first lady was suffering from congestive heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and had decided a couple of days prior to her passing that she would “not seek additional medical treatment and will focus on comfort care.