The study is conducted to determine the death ratio in the US due to lead poisoning; the research examined that around 30% of all US deaths were due to cardiovascular disease could be attributable to lead exposure
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A new study, published in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, suggest that patients with chronic heart failure face related problems, such as depression and fatigue, that could be relieved by an expanded model of care.
In this study, researchers analyzed the protein pathways that are closely linked to changes in both triglyceride and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetic patients have been identified. The findings of two related studies bring new interest in additional research that will help healthcare providers understand the links and identify ways to intervene earlier and prevent the onset of heart disease or diabetic complications.
Mandatory influenza vaccination may reduce absenteeism in healthcare workers resulting from flu-like symptoms, according to a study published in the journal Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. The researchers found that it improves vaccination rates by as much as 30% and reduce absenteeism during critical periods by about 6%.
According to research, almost 5% of younger women aged between 20 and 44 have struggled with major depression, and another 4% of women have experienced minor depression
According to researchers, in severely obese teens with type 2 diabetes, bariatric surgery provides significantly better weight reduction, diabetes remission, and improvement of cardiovascular risk factors than did medical therapies. A secondary analysis of data from two large cohort studies makes a case for considering a surgical solution to youth-onset type 2 diabetes.
According to a new study, researchers examined infants who consumed soy-based formula as newborns had differences in some reproductive-system cells and tissues, compared to those who used cow-milk formula. The differences, measured in the months after birth, were subtle and not a cause for alarm, but reflect a need to investigate further the long-term effects of exposure to estrogen-like compounds found in soy-based formulas. The study was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.
According to study, the researcher examined Linking health promotion by barbers to pharmacist-directed drug therapy helped nearly two-thirds of black men with uncontrolled hypertension reach the new aggressive US blood pressure (BP) target in a randomized trial.
On March 7, the FDA's Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee (ODAC) voted 8-4 in Amgen's favor on the question of whether current research demonstrated a potential benefit for a new use of blinatumomab. The drug has been approved for the treatment of relapsed or refractory BCP ALL in adults and children.
NTU Singapore scientists have found potential biomedical uses for collagen derived from fish scales which are usually discarded. Collagen itself a promoter of wound healing, it would also act as a carrier of drugs that could enhance wound healing.
Experiments showed that triggering the process harms vital cells in bile ducts while blocking the process reverses liver damage. The findings could help develop new treatments for bile duct diseases, which are linked to cancers and liver failure.