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Hospital Employees

How Susceptible Are Hospital Employees To Phishing Attacks?

Cybersecurity threats are a rising problem in society, especially for health care organizations. Successful attacks can jeopardize not only patient data but also patient care; but leading to cancellations and disruptions in the critical services that hospitals provide. While many hospitals have taken steps to educate, inform and forewarn their employees about cybersecurity attacks, few…

Immune hematology

Precision Cancer Drugs Spark Powerful Immune Response

Precision cancer drugs called PARP inhibitors have a previously unknown ability to boost the immune system, and could help many more patients benefit from immunotherapy, a new study reveals. Scientists found that PARP inhibitors sparked a powerful immune response when used against cancer cells with weaknesses in repairing their DNA. New generation The study changes…

Conceiving

Conceiving Within A Year Of Stillbirth Is Not Risk For Next

Conceiving within a year of stillbirth is common and is not with increased risk of stillbirth, preterm birth; or small-for-gestational-age birth in the following pregnancy; compared with an interpregnancy interval of at least two years. The results are from the first large-scale observational study to investigate the interval between stillbirth and subsequent pregnancy, including almost…

Tropical medicine

To Prevent Or Reduce Malaria Deaths: New Solution

For decades, one of the strongest weapons against malaria has been a one-two punch: low-tech mosquito bed nets to physically block biting, treated with deadly insecticides to kill the mosquitoes. With widespread use of this combination, malaria deaths have dropped significantly — though nearly 445,000 people died from the disease in 2016 alone. But now…

Biochemistry

Membrane Protein: Between Both Lipids and Ions

The TMEM16 family of membrane proteins was hailed as representing the elusive calcium-activated chloride channels. However, the majority of the family members turned out to be scramblases, proteins that shuffle lipids between both sides of a lipid membrane, some also with non-selective ion conductance. In a new study on both mammalian and fungal proteins of…

Stem cells

Appropriate Supply Of Blood Cells: A Regulatory Molecule Ensures

The body needs to create a continuous supply of blood cells to enter circulation. Blood cells have a wide variety of functions ranging from supplying oxygen to tissues; fighting infections, and enabling the blood to clot upon injury. Avoiding deficiency of these cells or their excessive proliferation; must involve a strict regulatory mechanism; but much…

AIDS

A Significant Impact On HIV Care Outcomes

Hurricane Maria in San Juan; Puerto Rico had a significant impact on HIV outcomes among people; living with HIV and a history of substance use, particularly increased viral load and decreased CD4 counts, according to early data just released by Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, University of Puerto Rico, University of Miami, Puerto…