Over the past 15 years, the United States has seen a fourfold increase in pregnant women addicted to painkillers, the latest troubling statistic in an ongoing epidemic of opioid abuse, officials said 9th August
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Even when sexual assault evidence kits, known as a 'rape kit' are available in hospitals, less than a third of those assaulted go through with the full procedure and release the forensic evidence to the police, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal.
A new study examines that harmful effects of substances secreted from red blood cells could explain the increased risk of cardiovascular diseases in patients with type 2 diabetes, the results of two new studies conducted at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden indicate. The studies are published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and JACC: Basic to Translational Science.
The Italian government has removed the necessity for all children to be vaccinated against 10 important infectious diseases before they can join school or daycare. This has shocked and angered the medical and scientific community.
Health control measures alone could be ineffective in the long-term fight against the deadly Rift Valley fever which affects both humans and animals, a new study in the journal PNAS reports.
Critical illness health insurance pays a fixed amount if you get any of the diseases listed in the insurance. This benefit amount is not linked to the costs you incur. The diseases are defined in the policy wordings and buyers should take comfort from the fact that these definitions are supervised and standardised by the insurance regulator.
The insurance is terminated once a claim is paid and cannot be renewed. These insurances may be bought as standalone individual plans or as riders to life insurance.
Research recently published in the Journal of Equine Veterinary Science found significant signs of stress reduction in horses that inhaled lavender from a diffuser. The study was conducted by Isabelle Chea, a then-undergraduate honors student at the UA, and Ann Baldwin, UA professor of physiology and psychology.
In the remote haor areas in Sunamganj, Bangladesh, a band of community actors are working in collaboration with different stakeholders, from different sectors to create a resistance against malnutrition.
Nasima is one such Community Health Care Provider (CHCP), who enquires and confirm antenatal services and Iron and Folic Acid (IFA) tablet consumption of pregnant mothers with the support of Community Support Group (CSG) members.
In 2014, Joan Nichols and Joaquin Cortiella from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, managed to bioengineer the first human lungs and now their work has progressed to the point of transplanting the lungs into pigs.
A study of 1.2 million people in the USA has found that people who exercise report having 1.5 fewer days of poor mental health a month, compared to people who do not exercise. The study found that team sports, cycling, aerobics and going to the gym are associated with the biggest reductions, according to the largest observational study of its kind published in The Lancet Psychiatry journal
The results of a study presented today at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) demonstrate an increased risk of the acute coronary syndrome (ACS) in siblings of individuals with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), suggesting shared susceptibility between the two diseases.