Older adults with higher financial literacy are at lower risk of being hospitalized, reports a study in the July issue of Medical Care. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
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The Dove Medical Press journal, Nature, and Science of Sleep has published a study that highlights the potential use of blood biomarkers as a diagnostic tool for obstructive sleep apnea. The article suggests blood test might be a useful screening tool.
Scientists have deciphered an important molecular step of cellular signal transmission. The effectiveness of new drugs depends crucially on a fundamental understanding of the complex processes within the cells of the body. The study was published in the journal Nature.
According to a study, researchers examine that end-stage cancer patients with a malignant gastrointestinal obstruction may require a nasogastric tube to ease symptoms, but a transesophageal tube that enters the cervical esophagus through the throat may be better tolerated.
Leadership and action by US physicians are helping reverse the opioid epidemic, according to a new report from the American Medical Association (AMA).
Awake video-assisted thoracic surgery can be used successfully in patients with poor lung function who are not good candidates for surgery because of the risks associated with endotracheal intubation and general anesthesia, new research shows.
A study showed anesthesia services in the United States are predominantly provided by two types of providers: certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) and anesthesiologists. CRNAs are advanced practice nurses who have earned a baccalaureate degree, practiced at least one year as an acute care nurse, and have completed a graduate-level nurse anesthetist program. Anesthesiologists are physicians who have completed medical school, a clinical base year residency, and three years of residency in an anesthesia program.
According to a study, researchers hope to make it to Mars anytime soon, they need to understand not just technology, but the psychological dynamic of a small group of astronauts trapped in a confined space for months with no escape. The study published in American Psychologist, the flagship journal of the American Psychological Association.
An alarming rise in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as obesity, hypertension, and diabetes is silently threatening Nepal. According to national data, more than 1 in every 4 persons in Nepal suffer from hypertension, and many don’t even know it. Uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes can cause stroke, blindness, heart disease and kidney failure. The consequences of NCDs are more than just premature death; they are leading causes of disability and compromise development in Nepal.
On June 7, 2018 the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare entered into a partnership with Norway by signing a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for fostering cooperation in the domain of healthcare. The cooperation between the two nations would be supported through the Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) that would be validated for three years from 2018 to 2020.
Researchers reported a basic science finding that might someday lead to better treatments for neurodegenerative diseases like a hereditary form of Lou Gehrig's disease. Their work identifies details in how molecules bind to each other for transport into the nucleus of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Proper binding and transport appear essential for the protein named FUS. The study was published in the journal Cell.