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AIDS

Hepatitis C Cases Down HIV

The researchers behind the study believe that regular screening and improved access to new treatments; have contributed to greatly reducing the transmission of the infection. They also believe that if this progress can be maintained London; will be on track to achieve the targets set out by the British HIV Association; to eliminate Hepatitis C…

Anatomy

Complex Brain Organoids: Creating Increasingly

Brain organoids are; 3D self-assembled structures that recapitulate crucial molecular and cellular steps of brain development. Protocols exist to create brain organoids in a dish from human pluripotent stem cells derived from patients and healthy individuals. The incorporation of single-cell sequencing, genome editing, and optogenetics could improve the application of brain organoids. Genetic basis of…

Children

GARDP Join Forces To Deal With Drug-Resistant Infections In Children

The Global Antibiotic Research & Development Partnership (GARDP) and Penta; the pediatric infectious diseases research network have joined forces to tackle drug-resistant infections in children. The strategic collaboration aims to accelerate pediatric development of antibiotic treatments including clinical trials designed to meet regulatory requirements; and trials with a focus on public health interventions to inform…

Emergency departments

Preteens Screen Positive For Suicide Risk During ER Visits

A research team found nearly one-third of youth ages 10 to 12 years; screened positive for suicide risk in ER visits or emergency department settings. As part of a larger study on youth suicide risk screening in emergency departments; researchers at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health;…

Impaired

Listen To Loud sounds, Hearing May Become Impaired For short Time

When we listen to loud sounds; our hearing may become impaired for a short time. Researchers at Linköping University, Sweden, have discovered a mechanism that helps to explain how this happens. Their results are presented in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. “Most people have experienced that their hearing is impaired and…

Hematology

A Molecular Epigenetic Marker Predict Survival Of Children With Leukemia

“In the long term, I hope this can pave the way for new tailor-made treatments for leukemia and lymphoma in children,” says Zahra Haider, doctoral student at the Department of Medical Bio sciences at Umeå University. The most common type of cancer in children, acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL); as well as lymphoblastic lymphoma  are characterized…

ACROBiosystems

ACROBiosystems: New Innovation Laboratory In Delaware

ACROBiosystems officially opened its new Innovation laboratory in the Delaware Innovation Space in Wilmington, Delaware, USA, and held a grand opening ceremony. Mike Chen, Chairman and CEO of ACROBiosystems; Charles Riordan, Vice President, Research and Innovation, University of Delaware; William D. Provine, Chairman and CEO, Delaware Innovation Park; Alexa Dembek, Director, Science Innovation, DuPont Many…

Health policy

Indian Healthcare Sector Needs A National Quality Auditor

According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) conducted in 2015-16, 55 percent of Indian households reported not using government health facilities when sick, and 48.1 percent of such households cited poor quality of care as the reason. Consequently, private healthcare facilities have had to shoulder a disproportionate burden of care, especially in the metros.…

Medical Residents

Changes In Teaching Medical Residents On Patient Communication

End-of-shift handoffs are complex interactions influencing by many factors; so changes need to be made to prepare medical residents to successfully execute the transitions. A team of research scientists highlighted the challenges and provided guidance; on creating a systematic approach to teaching and carrying out transfers of care. Researchers from Regenstrief Institute, the Department of…

Melanoma

Low-Cost Cancer Probe Deadly Melanoma Early

Melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer, is diagnosing in more than 130,000 people globally every year. But work is is done on a tool to help in its early detection; a simple, compact laser probe that can distinguish between harmless moles; and cancerous ones—in a matter of seconds. “With skin cancer, there’s a saying…

Older adults in emergency departments

Opioid Misuse Leads More Olds To Emergency Departments

This study sought to investigate factors associated with opioid misuse-related emergency department (ED); visits among older adults and changes in outcomes associated with these visits; but using multiple years of nationally representative data. A retrospective analysis of the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample was conducting. Study inclusion was limiting to adults aged 65 years and older.…

Family Medicine

Heart-Healthy Diets In Early Adulthood Linked To Better Brain Function

Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, moderate in nuts, fish and alcohol and low in meat and full-fat dairy is associated with better cognitive performance in middle age, according to a study published in the March 6, 2019, online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Cognitive abilities include…