The bacterium Vibrio cholerae was discovered more than 150 years ago but remains as one of the main causes of bacterial infectious disease globally, especially in low-income nations where it occurs endemic, and outbreaks of cholera disease can lead to major epidemics.
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Men's testosterone levels are largely determined by their environment during childhood, a study has found.
The researchers from Durham University suggest that men who grow up in more challenging conditions where there are lots of infectious diseases, for example, are likely to have lower testosterone levels in later life than those who spend their childhood in healthier environments.
The study, published in the journal Nature Ecology and Evolution, challenges the theory that testosterone levels are controlled by genetics or race.
In youth with impaired glucose tolerance or recent-onset type 2 diabetes, neither initial treatment with long-acting insulin followed by the drug metformin nor metformin alone preserved the body's ability to make insulin. The study was published online June 25 in Diabetes Care.
According to a study, the researcher examines skin conditions are significantly impacted by your skin color. Ethnicity and skin tone can make a big difference in terms of diagnosis and treatment options with a number of different skin conditions.
The amount of melanin the pigment that gives skin its color can greatly influence a person's risk of and reaction to many different skin conditions. For example, a fair-skinned person with a low level of melanin has a far higher risk of sunburn than someone with a melanin-rich dark complexion.
There is a global shortage of health workers trained in mental health and a lack of investment in community-based mental health facilities even though some countries have made progress in policy-making and planning for it, according to the WHO's Mental Health Atlas 2017.
According to a study, the researcher showed sought to compare early emergency department (ED) use of coronary computed tomography angiography (CTA) and stress echocardiography (SE) head-to-head. For patients presenting to the emergency department with chest pain, a smaller proportion is hospitalized after undergoing stress echocardiography (SE) versus coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA). The study was published online in JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging.
Over the last five years, Zika virus has emerged as a significant global human health threat following outbreaks in South and Central America. Now, researchers have shown that invasive mosquitoes in California — where cases of Zika in travelers have been a regular occurrence in recent years — are capable of transmitting Zika.
According to a study, the researcher examines refraining from bad behavior toward a significant other during stressful life events is more important than showing positive behavior. The study "Negative Relationship Behavior Is More Important Than Positive: Correlates of Outcomes During Stressful Life Events" was published in Journal of Family Psychology.
Lower leg pain and injuries have long been a problem for runners, but research at Oregon State University-Cascades has shown that one type of running shoe may increase such risks for some runners. The study was published in The Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine and is believed to be the first rigorous analysis of impacts associated with maximal shoes.
Investigators have released the results of a study that outlines how age, socioeconomic status, and other factors might contribute to social isolation and poorer mental health.
A new study found that web-based "feedback" technology which allows therapists to accurately monitor how patients with depression are coping has been found to reduce the probability of deterioration during psychological treatment by 74%.