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Pregnant Pause

Pregnant Pause: Is That drug safe for baby?

Most first-time mothers have a lot of questions about their pregnancies. When it comes to things like diet and exercise; the answers are straightforward. But when it comes to questions about whether it is okay to keep taking a medication they have been on, that’s when Dr. Sherif Eltonsy says responses can get a little…

Spacewalk

Astronauts Embark On Hours-Long Spacewalk

An astronaut or cosmonaut is a person train by a human spaceflight program to command, pilot, or serve as a crew member of a spacecraft. Although generally reserved for professional space travelers; the terms are sometimes to anyone who travels into space, including scientists, politicians, journalists, and tourists. Until 2002, astronauts were sponsored and trained exclusively by governments;…

Infectious diseases

Bacteria-mimicking Particles: Treat Infectious Diseases

Unique particles modified to mimic bacteria may provide a better means of treating infectious diseases, such as tuberculosis. Assistant Professor Joshua Reineke of the South Dakota State University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and his team modified microparticles, known as metal organic frameworks (MOFs), developed by a research group in France. Other researchers have explored MOFs as…

Chiropractic care

Chiropractic Care Tied To Significant Reduction In Opioid

Chiropractic care for musculoskeletal pain is with a significant reduction in opioid prescriptions compared with non-chiropractic care in this patient population; new research suggests. In a new meta-analysis and systematic review; patients who visited a chiropractor for a musculoskeletal pain condition 49% less likely to receive an opioid prescription; than their counterparts who went to…

Radio therapy

Smart Technology For Hospital Medical Treatments

Smart speakers that are customarily used in your living room can be programmed to act as an aid to physicians in hospital operating rooms, according to new research presented today at the Society of Interventional Radiology’s 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting. Smart speakers, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home, offer a conversational voice interface…

Hospital compliance

Hospitals Post Price Lists, Public Asked To Check Them

Federal officials required hospitals nationwide this year to post their prices list online. But it’s not yet clear how many are doing it, even as the government has taken the rare step of asking consumers to monitor hospital compliance. Most hospitals appear to be complying with the rule, as per hospital officials and a small sampling of…

Marine algae

Relationship Between Proteins From Plastid Genome Of Red Alga

Marine algae contain proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals as nutrition. The amount of these elements vary depending on the season and the area of production. Seaweed can used as a source of polysaccharides, such as alginate, carrageenan, and agar. Asia has a long tradition of consuming seaweed and seaweed has recently become considered health…

Atopic dermatities

New Potential Approach To Treat Atopic Dermatitis

Responsibilities of Immune system to fungi on our skin, Researchers at the University of Zurich have demonstrated that the same immune cells that protect us against skin fungi also encourage the inflammatory symptoms of atopic dermatitis. An antibody therapy could alleviate this chronic inflammatory skin disease. The skin of humans and animals is densely populate…