According to the study, by reducing abnormalities in the body clock of offspring, it may be possible to develop therapies for serious lifestyle-related diseases, such as heart disease and obesity
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Dasatinib appears to be of benefit in certain patients with advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) refractory to imatinib, according to a single-arm open-label trial. But the findings are not clear-cut.
Researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are among the first in the world studying how a specific type of neurostimulator can improve rehabilitation for stroke patients.
A research team invents a universal antibody drug against HIV/AIDS. By engineering a tandem bi-specific broadly neutralizing antibody, the team found that this novel antibody drug is universally effective not only against all genetically divergent global HIV-1 strains tested but also promoting the elimination of latently infected cells in a humanized mouse model. The new findings are now published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation.
Chronic moderate to severe pain is common in survivors of critical illness and often interferes with daily life, new findings show. "There’s a high rate of persistent pain symptoms after the critical illness that negatively impacts patients' daily life, such as going to work and affects their sleep and their enjoyment of daily activities," Dr. Christina J. Hayhurst of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville.
A new, low-cost chemical sensing chip brings us one step closer to this technology, which has long been on the wish list of police officers and others looking to monitor drug use and curb dangerous driving. The study, funded by the National Science Foundation, was published in the journal Small Methods.
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library shows that human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccines protect against cervical lesions in young women, particularly in those who are vaccinated between the ages of 15 and 26. It also summarizes findings on harms that have been assessed in randomized controlled trials.
Across South Asia, women lack the nutritional care they urgently need. Pregnant and breastfeeding women need better nutrition to protect children from stunting and disease. The progress on improving nutritional care of women in South Asia during and after pregnancy is slow, impacting on their children’s survival, growth, and development.
Recently, the European Society of Cardiology endorsed a document suggesting new cutoff values for cardiac troponin levels for the diagnosis of PMI after CABG and proposed a treatment strategy for its treatment.
This document recognized the clinical importance of PMI in these patients, however it unclear whether postoperative control angiography and, when needed, prompt repeat revascularization is beneficial in these patients. Researchers sought to investigate this issues by pooling the available data from the literature on the outcome of patients with PMI after CABG.
The recently announced government’s flagship healthcare programme Ayushman Bharat rests on two pillars – primary healthcare and financial protection. While a National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) was announced to provide financial protection to poor families during illnesses, the other component is setting up 1.5 lakh Health and Wellness Centres (HWCs).