Researchers find that both the quantity and quality of sleep, the amount of time spent sleeping and the percentage of sleep that is undisturbed in young adolescents have significant effects on aspects of cardiovascular health such as blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and abdominal fat deposition.
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Researchers from GeoVax have developed a flexible "Plug and Play" technology platform that delivers single-dose vaccines that fully protect against emerging infectious diseases such as Zika, Lassa fever, and Ebola. The research was presented at ASM Microbe, the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, held from June 7th to June 11th in Atlanta, Georgia.
According to a new study, a researcher shows that children and adolescents treated with antipsychotics for as little as 12 weeks experience significant gains in body fat and also become less sensitive to insulin. Psychiatrists know that patients who take antipsychotic drugs tend to gain weight. The study published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.
A Trump administration effort to shift family planning funding toward groups that may not provide comprehensive services and away from organizations that provide abortions could cripple other federal efforts to curb an explosion in sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), some public health officials fear.
In the current issue of Cardiovascular Innovations and Applications, researchers consider how following reparative surgery for tetralogy of Fallot or critical pulmonary stenosis (PS), patients frequently present with severe right ventricular (RV) volume overload due to pulmonary regurgitation, resulting in decreased RV function.
A new study, researchers have identified an enzyme responsible for the aircraft-related vascular damage. The researchers were also able to show that nighttime noise has a particularly harmful effect and suggest that nighttime sleep is protected from noise. The new study is published in the European Heart Journal.
According to a study, researcher focus on emergency care for an opioid overdose, an emergency department-facilitated transition to outpatient care is more likely to lead to healthier patient outcomes when it begins with Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) in the emergency department. The study was published in Annals of Emergency Medicine.
Researchers have conducted that the largest detailed published study of people with a poorly understood skin condition known as prurigo nodularis (PN). Such studies collect information on a whole subset of people at once and at a particular point in time. Prurigo Nodularis (PN) is a poorly understood, understudied pruritic dermatosis that reduces the quality of life. The study was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
According to a study, researchers found that The United States now has 1800 hospitals with palliative care programs, which means that more than 80% of US patients who are hospitalized for serious illness have access to palliative services. The study was published in palliative care.
The results of a study to be presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2018) suggest childhood and adult obesity increase the risk of developing hip osteoarthritis (OA) and knee OA but not hand OA
Purdue University researchers have identified a new compound that in preliminary testing has shown itself to be as effective as antibiotics approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat life-threatening infections while also appearing to be less susceptible to bacterial resistance
When first learning to drive, young adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have more difficulty with basic driving skills compared to those with typical development (TD), reports a study in the Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics