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An Innovative Device To Monitor Leukopenia

During chemotherapy, a sharp drop in white blood cells or Leukopenia were observed commonly. MIT researchers have now developed a portable device that could be used to monitor patients' white blood cell levels' at home, without taking blood samples.

Injectable Fillers Risk To Eliminate Wrinkles

According to a study, researchers found that dermal fillers such as Juvederm, Radiesse, and Sculptra can smooth ''laugh lines" and other wrinkles and restore a youthful appearance. A participant injected filler into his forehead, under his chin, and in the ''laugh lines'' around his mouth. A couple of days later, they had bumps on their face.

Evaluate The Diagnostic Yield Of LPs In Patients Undergoing Emergency Department

A study mentions that patients presenting with acute non-traumatic headache concerning for subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) undergo lumbar puncture (LP) when non-contrast head computed tomography (CT) is negative. The diagnostic yield of this approach is unknown. Aneurysmal SAH despite being a low incidence condition is associated with a high rate of mortality and morbidity. Moreover, missed SAH is a common concern among emergency providers.

Rheumatic Heart Disease In Low- To Moderate-Income Countries Like Uganda

According to a study, researchers determined that women of childbearing age who suffer from Rheumatic Heart Disease in low- to moderate-income countries, they face a double danger. Increased risk of complications during pregnancy, including death, while also bearing a cultural burden and expectation that they will become mothers. The study was published in the journal PLOS ONE.