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Rutgers New Jersey Medical School identified new treatments that could lead to more effective therapy for individuals with asthma and other respiratory disorders such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( COPD ). The discovery was published in Science Translational Medicine .
According to authors of a systematic review, Use of epidural steroid injections (ESIs) “should be approached with prudence,” particularly in patients who are at risk for osteoporotic fractures, such as women of postmenopausal age. The study findings were published in the Pain Medicine
In a research reported in JAMA Surgery, researchers said although primary gastrinomas of the liver are rare, they do occur and may metastasize to regional lymph nodes, thus warranting aggressive resection.
A research published in Scientific Reports. for the first time, Ubogu and UAB colleagues describe the transcriptome of these specialized cells called endoneurial endothelial cells, finding 12,881 RNA transcripts that define the normal human blood-nerve barrier.
A new study, published in the American Journal of Physiology, Endrocrinology and Metabolism, helps illuminate why it can be so difficult to maintain a healthy weight after substantial weight loss. The researchers studied appetite in patients who participated in a weight loss program, and found clues as to why maintaining weight loss long term is so difficult.
Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine found a significant number of children across four regions in the U.S. were determined to have fetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD).
The new findings may represent more accurate prevalence estimates of FASD among the general population than prior research. The study is published online in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Spinal elongation and back pain are recognized effects of exposure to microgravity, however, spinal health has received relatively little attention. This changed with the report of an increased risk of post-flight intervertebral disc (IVD) herniation and subsequent identification of spinal pathophysiology in some astronaut’s post-flight.
An official watchdog has warned that cuts to forensic science work are increasing the risk of miscarriages of justice. Innocent people could be wrongly convicted or criminals could walk free if crucial evidence is missed due to falling standards in the sector.
Researchers from the University of Rochester Medical Center found that impairing a rare group of cells in the small intestine allows gut bacteria to invade the organ and cause major inflammation. The study findings were published in the journal Cell Host & Microbe.
According to research presented at the Society of Thoracic Surgeons annual meeting, patients with esophageal cancer who opt out of surgery when it is recommended may not live as long as their peers who have surgery.