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Anesthesiology

Gas Inhalational Anaesthetic and Likelihood of Cancer Return

The team hypothesizes that while undergoing a surgery using gas anaesthetics, those with cancer are at a greater risk of a cancer relapse. There have been previous studies in laboratory mice that have shown this phenomenon to be true. Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre’s Bernhard Riedel is the lead investigator of this study. He assures that this hypothesis…

Unbearable suffering

Euthanasia Debate Raises Awareness Over Palliative Care Challenges

The End of Life Choice bill allows for people in unbearable suffering or with an incurable, grievous condition to ask a doctor to help end their life. A select committee has considered the legislation but could not agree on whether to recommend that it become law. The Aotearoa committee chair of the Australia and New…

Global health impact of RA

Investigate The Global Public Interest In Rheumatoid Arthritis

In recent years, biological agents are prescribed targeting RA pathophysiology; these treatments have shown a beneficial effect in alleviating symptoms and improving disease outcome. The progress in therapeutic strategies and monitoring are helpful for the patients to achieve early and sustained clinical remission. However, both direct and indirect high cost of treatment creates a heavy…

Metabolic Level

Life After Death At Metabolic Level And It's The Heart That Goes On

Life continues at a metabolic level after death according to new research; which find that the heart has the most activity in the day after demise. The research, publish in Metabolomics today (Tuesday 5 March) has found that cells in parts of the body including the heart, kidney and liver; so continue to see activity at a…

Sleeping

Sleeping On Their Side: Women Can Lower Risk Of Stillbirth

Researcher spearheaded by a University of Huddersfield lecturer has shown that pregnant women can lower the risk of stillbirth by sleeping on their side and NOT on their back. Now the finding forms part of official NHS guidance designed to bring about reductions in the number of babies; who are stillborn in the UK –…

HIV/AIDS

Immunotherapy Kicks and Kills HIV

In a first on the quest to cure HIV, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health scientists report in EBioMedicine that they’ve developed an all-in-one immunotherapy approach that not only kicks HIV out of hiding in the immune system, but also kills it. The key lies in immune cells designed to recognize an entirely…

Neurons

Software Tool To Generate Graphical Representations Of Neurons

A new method of graphic representation of neurons that allows us to visualize the data developed by neuroscientists. A team of researchers from Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM); Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (URJC) and the Cajal Institute (IC) -from the Spanish National Research Council (CSIC); has developed a new model of symbolic representation of neurons…

Health policy in India

Does Floater Health Plan Work for Your Family?

The importance of having adequate health insurance cannot dispute; especially given the rise in lifestyle-related ailments and the increasing cost of medical treatment. Instead of buying separate health policies for each member; today a family can easily protect all members by buying a floater health insurance cover. It is cheaper and offers same benefits as…

Gastroenterology

Blood Based Test for Colon Cancer Shows Promise

If caught early, nearly all cases of colon cancer are curable. Though this should make screening tests straightforward, colon cancer screening suffers from a paradoxical combination of low compliance rates and over diagnosis. In a study published April 8, 2019 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a group of University of Wisconsin Madison…

Marine Sponge Spongosorites sp

Potent toxicity: Isolated From The Marine Sponge Spongosorites sp

Marine sponges are to be rich sources of novel bioactive peptides. They are mostly small cyclic molecules (molecular weight, MW < 2000) composed of non-proteinous amino acids or even non-amino acid components; thus are thought to of non-ribosomal origin. There are, however, several examples of middle-sized (MW < 6000) ribosomal peptides including polytheonamides, asteropines and…

Virus infection

A Restriction Factor for Hepatitis B Virus

Hepatitis B is a viral liver infection that can lead to acute or chronic conditions. Although there is a vaccine that offers protection against the virus; current treatments which prevent the virus; from replicating are not curative for infected individuals. Scientists at the Institut Pasteur working in collaboration with the CNRS; have demonstrated that a…

Legal System

Forensic In Crisis And This Have Critical Effects On UK Legal System

British scientists played a major role in developing key technologies and techniques for global legal systems. These tools – such as fingerprint and DNA analysis reveal relationships between individuals; also objects and locations involved in a crime. But, as the importance of forensic science and technology for the legal system continues to increase; so there…