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Mental Health Crisis Among Rohingya Refugees

More than 900,000 Rohingya — mostly Muslim but some Hindu — live in small bamboo huts in sprawling, overcrowded camps not far from the Bangladesh-Myanmar border. More than 740,000 of them arrived in quick, desperate waves after Aug. 25, 2017, the beginning of a savage campaign that United Nations (U.N.) investigators say showed evidence of…

Maternal employment

Impact Of Maternal Employment On Children's Weight

The most common chronic disease of childhood; the National Health Service (NHS); spent approximately £5.1 billion in 2014/15 on illnesses related to obesity. To date, most studies have based on data from the US and have produced inconclusive results. There is a paucity of scientific literature investigating the link between working mothers and increased childhood…

Transfusion medicine

Infections Traced To Blood Shedding Religious Ritual

Researchers said Wednesday that they are initially puzzle how 10 British men had become infect with a little-known virus, because the men hadn’t taken risks usually associate with the disease. But then investigators learn they had participate in blood-shedding religious rituals cutting or whipping themselves in Iraq, Pakistan, India and the United Kingdom. Develop symptoms…

Medical genetic

New Method To Boost Efficiency Of CRISPR Gene Editing In DMD

Scientists have developed a method to boost the efficiency of CRISPR gene editing in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), according to a study that could have implications for optimizing gene therapies for other diseases. The finding stemmed from research at UT Southwestern in which a single-cut gene-editing technique is use on mice and human cells to…

Medical Team

Positive Interactions Improves Medical Team Performance

The good news: A new Tel Aviv University study published in Pediatrics on March 7 finds that positive interactions with patients drive improved medical team performance under most conditions. The bad news: Positive interactions with superiors had no significant effect. Moreover, a second in-press study by the same researcher to be published in Human Relations finds that when…

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis

Joint Behavior Useful For Juvenile Arthritis Classification

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA), also known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA); is the most common form of arthritis in children and adolescents. (“Juvenile” in this context refers to an onset before age 16; “idiopathic” refers to a condition with no defined cause; “arthritis” is the inflammation of the synovium of a joint. JIA is an autoimmune,…

Gunman

Doctor Shot While Stopping Gunman at Florida Hospital

A physician working in the emergency department (ED) at the West Palm Beach Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Riviera Beach, Florida, is being called a hero, after jumping in front of an armed gunman who opened fire in the ED on the evening of February 27. “One injured employee (a physician) has been released; so from…

UTI hospitalization

Daily-Living Dependency A Risk Factor for UTI

The need for home health care (HHC) is common among the elderly and has grown substantially over; the past 2 decades in The United States. Medicare is the dominant public payer of post-acute care HHC services; The Medicare program provides health insurance to Americans ≥65 years and the nonelderly disabled. In 2013, 3.5 million Medicare…

Indias' health

India Must Chew On African Model

While Ghana provides subsidised insurance cover, Ethiopia has scaled financial and human resources for universal health coverage. With cries for a universal health coverage echoing at the Africa Health International Conference in Kigali, there are lessons that India could take back home. Aisha Mukamana holds her one-year-old daughter close as she waits for her turn…

Space research

Agreement On Cooperation In Science, Engineering And medicine

Space research is a scientific study out in outer space, and by studying outer space. From the use of space technology to the observable universe, space research is a wide research field. Earth science, materials science, biology, medicine, and physics all apply to the space research environment. The term includes scientific payloads at any altitude…

Virus model

A Fundamental Model In Virology

Scientists have shown that different segments of a virus genome can exist in distinct cells; but work together to cause an infection. The findings, published in the open-access journal eLife, upturn a fundamental model in virology that a virus genome enters and replicates within a single cell and then moves on to replicate in another.…

Children with ADHD

Symptoms In Some Children With ADHD With Minimal Risk

Currently approved in Canada and Europe for adults with medication-resistant depression and seizures; trigeminal nerve stimulation (TNS) has found to an effective and safe means of treatment for children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). TNS utilizes a small stimulator worn on a child’s clothes to emit a low-level current; powered by a 9-volt battery.…