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Our Maximum Heart Rate During Exercise?

You have your runners on, your FitBit is charged, but now what? When you exercise, your heart and breathing rates increase, delivering greater quantities of oxygen from the lungs to the blood, then to exercising muscles. Determining an optimal heart rate for exercise depends on your exercise goal, age, and current fitness level. Heart rate and…

Tumor-killing immune cells

Tumor-killing Immune Cells Attack Lymphomas in Living Mice

In a study that will be published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, researchers from the Institut Pasteur and INSERM reveal that chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T cells can induce tumor regression by directly targeting and killing cancer cells; uncovering new details of how these immune cells work; and how their effectiveness could be improved;…

Palliative Care

Palliative Care Should Start At Diagnosis For HSCT Patients

Patients who require hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HSCT) should be introduce to palliative care at the point of diagnosis to be able to provide care that includes their personal as well as clinical needs. This was the view put forward by Barry Quinn, PhD, Director of Nursing for Cancer and Palliative Care at Barts Health NHS Trust,…

Colorectal cancer

Gut Microbiota: Predict Occurrence of Colorectal Cancer

Gut microbiota – the population of microbes that live in our intestine; used to predict the occurrence of colorectal cancer; the second most common type of cancer in women and the third in men. Research by an international team of scientists including Brazilians has found a link; between colorectal cancer and changes in gut microbiota…

Pathology

Copycat Fungus Deactivates Body's Response to Infection

Fungus can imitate signals from our immune system and prevent our body; from responding to infection, new research from the University of Sheffield has found. Life-threatening fungal infection; is a major killer of people with immune system problems; such as blood cancers; HIV infection or following organ transplant. The new study focused on one of…

Cesarean section

Death Rates From Cesarean Section

Cesarean sections are disproportionately threatening the lives of women and babies in low and middle-income countries (LMIC); according to a study led by Queen Mary University of London. The analysis of data from 12 million pregnancies, published in The Lancet; finds that maternal deaths in LMICs are 100 times higher than in some high-income countries;…

Cortical neurons

New Technology To Mass Produce Cerebral Cortex Neurons

Korea Brain Research Institute (KBRI, President Pann Ghill Suh) announced on that its research team led by principal researcher Yoichi Kosodo developed technology to mass produce cerebral cortex neurons utilizing Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPS). iPS(Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells); They are stem cells of somatic cells; which do not have ethical problems. Cerebral cortex: Cerebral…

Physical activity

Physical Activity: To Maintain Weight Loss Than Diet

A new study from the University of Colorado Anschutz Health and Wellness Center (AHWC); at the CU Anschutz Medical Campus revealed physical activity does more; to maintain substantial weight loss than diet. The study, published in the issue of Obesity; was selected as the Editor’s Choice article. “This study addresses the difficult question of; why so…

Gastroenterology

Colorecal Cancer commonly misdiagnosed in patients under 50

Despite deaths from colorectal cancer cases falling significantly in the past decade, the disease remains the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the US. This may be due to a sharp increase of colorectal cancer diagnoses in young adults aged 20 to 49 years old. Dr. Ronit Yarden, PhD, MHSA, the study’s lead author…

NASA

Sleep For 60 Days And NASA Will Pay?

If you have ever dreamt of working with NASA in your life then here is a golden chance for you to grab an opportunity that requires you to do what almost everybody loves to sleep! Regardless of what career you might in; this paid volunteer activity with NASA is all that you would want to be…

Green Macroalga Ulva lactuca

The Potential Allergenicity Of Green Macroalga Ulva lactuca

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the main cause of death in Europe, and among CVD; hypertension has become a problem of global, epidemic proportions. Long-term hypertension results in increased risk of stroke, heart attack, arterial aneurysm, and kidney failure; even moderate hypertension can shorten the life span. Hypertension is a global problem that influences the health…

AIDS

HIV Drug: Considered For Women in South Africa

Although a woman’s use of the HIV drug dolutegravir at conception may increase the risk of often-fatal neural tube defects in her child, a new study suggests that the risk may be offset by the drug’s ability to decrease deaths among women and prevent HIV transmission to their children and sexual partners. The report, led…