The researchers from the Boston University School of Medicine provides the first evidence of gender-specific differences in readmission rates after discharge from firearm injury hospitalization. The study, published in the American Journal of Men's Health, suggest that men are more likely than women to be readmitted to a hospital following firearm injury.
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A new study examines that passengers transmitting infectious diseases to one another is low, new data suggest. Although passengers seated in one row or two seats on either side of an infected individual have an 80% or higher chance of becoming infected, the likelihood was less than 3% for the remaining passengers. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
A DNA profile is often valuable proof in cases of rape or other sexual assault of women, but if investigators have only limited biological material, the results may be difficult to interpret and use in a court of law. The researcher from the Aalborg University is now establishing numbers on the evidential value of DNA from Y chromosomes, providing courts with a valuable tool.
A new study published in the journal Maternal and Child Health suggests that primary care physicians may feel under-challenged to provide pregnant women with proper oral health advice. A bad oral health of the mother can have a significant impact on the overall health of a woman and the health of her children.
A study examined that a compound in beets that gives the vegetable its distinctive red color could eventually help slow the accumulation of misfolded proteins in the brain, a process that is associated with Alzheimer's disease. Scientists say this discovery could lead to the development of drugs that could alleviate some of the long-term effects of the disease, the world's leading cause of dementia.
Researchers analyzed the development of a microgel scavenger that targets toxins instead of bacteria. Bacterial infections that target the intestine can cause conditions that range from uncomfortable to deadly. While it's easy to blame the bacteria, it's the toxins the bacteria produce that trigger inflammation, diarrhea, fever, and cramps.
According to a new study, researcher suggests increasing vitamin D intake could reduce the symptoms of chronic inflammatory skin condition psoriasis. Oral vitamin D3 supplementation for chronic plaque psoriasis: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial was conducted. The study was published in the Journal of Dermatological Treatment.
Two new spirotetronates have been isolated from the marine actinomycete Micromonospora sp. The new structures comprise a spiro-tetronic acid motif embedded within an eleven-membered macrocyclic core linked to a cyclohexene ring and trans- decalin moiety.
A new study had identified a direct cooperation between two cancer genes which paves the way for targeted treatments, not only in Acute lymphoblastic leukemia but also in other leukemias where JAK3/STAT5 could have cooperated with HOXA9.
A new study has added non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) to the list of chronic diseases associated with high quality red and processed meat. The study involved a cross-sectional analysis of people aged 40 to 70 years.
The study was designed to make tumor cells more immunogenic such that unmodified gamma delta T cells respond aggressively to the genetically-modified tumor cells as well as tumor cells at sites distant to the treated area.
A prison, in Tokushima, 520 km west of Tokyo, a building to house elderly inmates, putting itself at the forefront of an effort to cope with Japan's gregarious prisoner population. The number of prisoners aged 60 or older has risen 7% from a decade ago to 9,308.