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Prostate Stem Cell

Prostate Stem Cell Antigen: The Risk Of Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer is one of the most common cancers, affecting approximately 68,000 adults in the United States each year. Bladder cancer occurs in men more frequently than it does in women and usually affects older adults; though it can happen at any age. Bladder cancer most often begins in the cells (urothelial cells) that line…

Low energy fractures

Thiazide: low Fractures In People With Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), also referred to simply as Alzheimer’s, is a chronic neurodegenerative disease that usually starts slowly and gradually worsens over time. It is the cause of 60–70% of cases of dementia. The most common early symptom is difficulty in remembering recent events. As the disease advances, symptoms can include problems with language, disorientation (including easily getting lost), mood swings, loss of motivation; not managing self-care,…

Plastic Surgeons

With Abdominal Etching, Plastic Surgeons Help Patients Get Six Pack Abs

Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. For these patients, a technique called abdominal etching can help in creating the classic “six-pack abs” physique in men or three-vertical-line abdomen in women, reports a study in the April issue of Plastic and Reconstructive…

Eye

Microglia Play Vital Role In Regulating Neuroinflammation

A research team at Massachusetts Eye and Ear have shown that microglia; the primary immune cells of the central nervous system including the retina of the eye serve as “gatekeepers,” or biosensors and facilitators; of neuroinflammation in a preclinical model of autoimmune uveitis. Uveitis is one of the leading causes of blindness; accounting for approximately…

Cancer Drugs

Drugs Reprogram Genes In Breast Tumors To Prevent Endocrine

Treating breast tumors with two cancer drugs simultaneously may prevent endocrine resistance by attacking the disease along two separate gene pathways, scientists at the University of Illinois found in a new study. The two drugs use in the study; so selinexor and 4-OHT, caused the cancer cells to die and tumors to regress for prolong periods;…

Patient Safety

Association Of Hospital Employee Satisfaction With Patient Safety

It has a decade since the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) first introduce the triple aim of healthcare enhancing patient experience, improving population health, and reducing costs. More recently; so a 4th aim has emerged, which focuses on improving the well-being of healthcare providers. This latter aim recognizes that achieving optimal efficiency; so safety in…

Naloxone Nasal Spray

FDA Grants Approval Of First Generic Naloxone Nasal Spray

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today granted final approval of the first generic naloxone hydrochloride nasal spray; commonly known as Narcan, a life-saving medication that can stop or reverse the effects of an opioid overdose. The agency is also planning new steps to prioritize the review of additional generic drug applications; for products intended…

Radio diagnosis

Fast Method for Radio labelling Antibodies Against Breast Cancer

Radioactive antibodies that target cancer cells are used for medical diagnostics with PET imaging or for targeted radioimmuno therapy. Researchers from the University of Zurich have created a new method for radiolabelling antibodies using UV light. In less than 15 minutes, the proteins are ready-to-use for cancer imaging or therapy.Radioactive antibodies are used in nuclear medicine as…

Older Heart Patients

Opening Blocked Arteries Lifesaver For Older Heart Attack Patients

Among heart attack patients 75 years and older, the oldest of those patients were less likely than younger patients to receive a procedure to open blocked arteries. But, older patients were more likely to survive heart attacks if they have the procedure; called percutaneous coronary intervention, or PCI; according to a new research letter in…

Pregnant woman's

Decision-Making For Incapacitated Pregnant Women

Pregnancy, also known as gestation, is the time during which one or more offspring develops inside a woman. A multiple pregnancy involves more than one offspring, such as with twins. Pregnancy can occur through sexual intercourse or assisted reproductive technology. Childbirth typically occurs around 40 weeks from the last menstrual period (LMP). This is just over nine months, where each month averages 31 days. Half of all U.S. states…

Female Astronaut

First Female Astronaut Dies At 88

By all metrics, there was no doubt that Jerrie Cobb had the right stuff; that luminous combination of talent, experience, bravery and composure that distinguishes an astronaut from an earthbound pilot. Undergoing the same battery of tests as NASA’s original Mercury Seven astronauts; she sat in an Albuquerque lab in early 1960 as cold water…

Opioid Crisis

Bosses Charged With Fueling Opioid Crisis

Two former executives of a major US pharmaceutical company charged Tuesday with fulfilling orders they knew to fraudulent during the opioid epidemic that has claimed tens of thousands of lives. It was the first time that senior or former executives have faced criminal charges in connection with distributing powerful prescription painkillers like oxycodone and fentanyl that…