Exposure to moderate to high caffeine levels while in the womb is linked to excess weight gain in early childhood suggests a large observational study published in the online journal BMJ Open
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Researchers highlighted the renal impact of a ciprofloxacin overdose, and thus conducted a prospective study in the Department of Nephrology at La Rabta Hospital between 2010 and 2015
Royal Education Council (REC) in Bhutan asked schools to consider ways to reduce the burden of heavy bags carried by students. Since a survey led by the REC found that Bhutanese students were found carrying bags weighing five kg – 10kg, which is in contravention to the recommended load.
With the National Health Mission (NHM) top leadership initiating the National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS) within the Ayushman Bharat programme, India has moved one more step closer to successfully transcending the so-called supply-side versus demand-side dualism in the health sector.
Scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) have developed cynomolgus macaque model to study the Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever. The discovery was reported in the journal Nature Microbiology.
A special recovery program, developed and implemented at the University of Virginia Health System, for managing patients throughout the thoracic surgery, not only improved clinical outcomes, but also reduced both healthcare costs and opioid use.
A new study pulished in the journal Arthritis Research & Therapy confirmed that filgotinib improved self-reported outcomes of health-related quality of life when given in combination with methotrexate (MTX) or as monotherapy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Shorter courses of prostate cancer radiotherapy in higher doses are safer and more efficacious for the patients, a new study presented at the ESTRO 37 conference suggests.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique can detect the changes in resting-state spinal cord function in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center reported in the journal Brain.
This first application of these measures in patients living with MS, could lead to new ways to monitor the effectiveness of drug treatment and physical therapy in slowing or stopping the progression of this chronic and often debilitating disease.
Salk Institute scientists developed a new glioblastoma model using CRISPR/Cas9 manipulation in human cerebral organoids. The model, reported in the Cell Reports, could be used as a platform for tumor formation and allows researchers to study tumor progression, investigate new drugs or even personalize treatments for patients.
Researchers from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School have discovered a new treatment for asthma and other respiratory disorders such as chronic obstruction pulmonary disease (COPD). The discovery, reported in Science Translational Medicine, could lead to an increased effectiveness of drug therapy for millions of sufferers.
A new study, published in the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, shows cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can lead to significant improvements in emotional regulation in children with autism. CBT can help children with autism manage not only anxiety but other emotional challenges, such as sadness and anger.