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Ketamine Reverses Neural Changes Underlying Depression

Researchers have identified ketamine-induced brain-related changes that are responsible for maintaining the remission of behaviors related to depression in mice findings that may help researchers develop interventions that promote lasting remission of depression in humans. The study, funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), part of the National Institutes of Health, appears in…

Pathology

An Intradermal Model: Study Staphylococcus aureus Infections

Infections caused by the Staphylococcus aureus bacteria through skin wounds cause; thousands of deaths every year due to their fast transmission among large groups of people; such as hospitalised patients. Furthermore, these infections also cause millions in losses for livestock farmers. In addition, there has been an appearance of strains of Staphylococcus aureus; that are…

Pipettes

Pipettes Of The Future, Automation For Acceleration

Hypotheses are rigorously tested, experimental conditions tightly controlled, and increasingly complex data sets meticulously analyzed. This vital step in the research discovery process is critically dependent on the consistent and precise preparation, and handling, of these samples, together with often costly reagents. Of the $56 billion per annum spent on research in the United States…

Taobao Device

Explore The Inner Ear With This Nifty Taobao Device

Hot on Taobao is a monthly segment where they feature a product from Taobao there editors think is cool.Do you ever worry about creepy crawlies sneaking into your ear late at night? If so, this visual ear cleaning device is the perfect tool for you. The inner ear (internal ear, auris interna) is the innermost part of the…

Protein pileup affects

Protein Pileup Affects: Social Behaviors Through Altered Brain Signaling

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Brain Science (CBS) have discovered that; when a normal cellular cleanup process disrupted; mice start behaving in ways that; resemble human symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and schizophrenia. They found that loss of normal autophagy; the process that recycles damaged cellular components; such as proteins, influences how brain…

Hematology

Hospital Stroke Unit Blood Clot Service

NHS bosses are reviewing the Southend stroke unit’s thrombectomy service  where blood clots which have caused strokes are removed from vessels in the brain and could move it to Basildon Hospital. The Mid and South Essex Sustainability and Transformation Partnership came up with plans to share services and staff between Southend; Basildon and Broomfield Hospital…

Disability

VA Process For Determining TBI In Veterans Seeking Disability

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) should expand the requirement in its disability compensation process regarding who can diagnose traumatic brain injury (TBI) to include any health care professional with pertinent and ongoing brain injury training and experience; which says a new congressionally mandate report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.…

Brain Stimulation

Brain Stimulation Could Lead To New Treatments

A new paper published in Nature Reviews Neurology suggests that recent advances in deep brain stimulation (DBS); for Parkinson’s disease could lead to treatments for conditions such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Gilles de la Tourette syndrome and depression. The authors of the paper, from the Geneva University Hospitals (HUG); the University of Geneva, University of Tübingen…

Bangladesh, sari lank

Discussing The Future of Health

On April 7, 2019, World Health Day was celebrated around the world. Bangladesh has experienced impressive levels of progress in the health and nutrition over the past two decades. However, there are still multiple threats and more to come in the future.  We had the chance to sit down with Dr. Khaleda Islam, Professor, Institute…

Perinatal Health

Address Longstanding Perinatal Health Disparities

Despite being home to a world-class medical center; renowned physicians and high-quality medical treatment, many communities in Houston experience significantly higher infant and maternal death rates. In some areas of Harris County, rates are nearly five times the national average, with black women and their babies at the greatest risk. The University of Houston Graduate…

Radio therapy

Variations in Medicaid Reimbursements for Radiation Therapies

A new study finds wide state-by-state variations in Medicaid reimbursements to physicians who treat cancer patients with radiation therapies. These differences could compound existing disparities in access to health care in rural communities; which tend to have higher Medicaid coverage rates than metropolitan areas. Previous studies The study is available for free access through April…

Family medicine

Examination of High Prescription Drug Prices for Medicare

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, a presidential candidate, unveiled the 2019 version of his “Medicare-for-all” bill this week. But even more than two decades after first proposing a single-payer plan for the U.S., Sanders still has not proposed a way to finance such a major undertaking. Congress continued to pursue its examination of high prescription drug…