Prominent public health experts and industry insiders are of the opinion, if India is not cautious in the method of calculating trade margin rationalisation, it may face implications on its exports of medical devices
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Primary dysmenorrhea is the condition where young girls in their adolescence or childbearing age suffer from unbearable period pains without any underlying health condition like PCOD, endometriosis, adenomyosis or any such similar condition.
It is currently recommended in Europe that screening for hepatitis C virus (HCV) should target people at high risk of infection. In France, public health data suggest that in 2014 approximately 75,000 people aged 18 to 80 were infected by HCV, but were unaware of their status. In at least one in ten cases, these people are at an advanced stage of the disease when diagnosed.
Researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical School have developed a process to regenerate skeletal muscle cells in mice with muscular dystrophy. The unlikely source of those cells is a type of benign tumor called a teratoma.
A very low carbohydrate, high-fat diet called the ketogenic diet might improve the effectiveness of an emerging class of cancer drugs, according to a study at Weill Cornell Medicine, Columbia University Irving Medical Center and NewYork-Presbyterian.
Surgeons need closer monitoring to stave off their risk of burn-out, heavy drinking, and other unhealthy behaviors, and it is time for the profession to fix this problem, urges a leading surgeon in an editorial published in Journal of ISAKOS.
In order to give Albertans the best possible health care, patients need to be empowered to improve their health and one way to do this is through the BETTER program, says a University of Alberta family physician.
A space radiation health effects are critical due to potential increased morbidity and mortality following spaceflight. Researchers evaluated whether there is evidence for excess cardiovascular disease or cancer mortality in early NASA astronauts and if a correlation exists between space radiation exposure and mortality.
One of the most important cell types for controlling certain viral infections are natural killer (NK) cells. As part of the innate and rapid immune response, NK-cell recruitment and activation was thought to be a straightforward process.
Clinicians now have a validated 15-item scale for assessing sexual dysfunction in women with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), who face unique sexual health challenges in terms of their illness and treatment.