A recent study showed that researchers discovered that amyloids appear as structural and functional building blocks in a wide range of life forms, from bacteria, yeast and fungi to humans. In vertebrates, they play a role in the production of the pigment melanin, while yeast cells use amyloid aggregates to form a kind of molecular memory. The study has published in Nature Communication.
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Wilderness medicine requires improvisational skills and the ability to provide emergent interventions and stabilization in a resource-poor environment. There is currently no specific curriculum for WM education during Emergency Medicine residency.
According to new study, researchers conducted a randomized crossover trial to compare the diagnostic accuracy of residents who used a smartphone otoscope attachment. Emergency department residents can diagnose acute otitis media in children as accurately using a smartphone otoscope attachment as they can with a traditional otoscope.
In this study, researchers examined the diagnostic accuracy of dermoscopic criteria for the diagnosis of MIS. The accuracy of melanoma-specific dermoscopic criteria has been tested mainly in studies including invasive tumors. Scarce evidence exists on the usefulness of these criteria for the diagnosis of melanoma in situ (MIS).
A new study developed an imaging technique, a person dies of sudden cardiac arrest or fibrillation, the most common cause of death worldwide. When the heart muscle no longer contracts in a coordinated manner, but simply flutters or twitches a condition referred to medically as "fibrillation" it is a highly life-threatening situation.
Scientists at The Wistar Institute have found a novel mechanism through which mutant p53 enhances metastasis by controlling tumor metabolism. The research, published in the journal Genes & Development, also revealed how this process is influenced by a naturally occurring p53 gene variant.
A multicenter continuation of a phase 3 study confirmed that long-term treatment with belimumab in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is safe and efficacious, according to a study published in the journal Arthritis and Rheumatology.
A new study published in the journal CANCER reveals that many patients with breast cancer have misconceptions and fears about radiation therapy, but their actual experiences with modern breast radiation therapy are better than they expected. In the study, most patients agreed that their initial negative impressions were unfounded.
The Olympic Games give elite athletes a chance at athletic triumph, but also carry a risk of injury. When injuries occur, it is critical that they are evaluated quickly. Onsite imaging services play an important role in the management of Olympic athletes with sports-related injuries and disorders, according to a study published in the journal Radiology.
The European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended granting marketing authorization for two triple-drug combination inhaled medicines for adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
Exercise training may delay the decline in cognitive function that occurs in individuals who are at risk of or have Alzheimer’s disease, with aerobic exercise possibly having the most favorable effect, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.