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Pathway to a Better Tomorrow

Health Insurance in India: Pathway to A Better Tomorrow

In India, the concept of healthcare means expenditure; fraudulent misconduct of hospitals and orthodox mindsets; that prevent the social and physical well-being; of our country as a whole. Governmental subsidy measures are inadequate and privately funded organisations; leach upon the vulnerabilities of our brethren among. In times of bustling economic disparities and medical atrocities that…

Rheumatologists

Rheumatologists Made Little Gain In Salary This Year

Rheumatology is a branch of medicine to the diagnosis and therapy of rheumatic diseases. Physicians who have undergone formal training in rheumatology are rheumatologists. Therefore rheumatologists deal mainly with immune-mediated disorders of the musculoskeletal system, soft tissues, autoimmune diseases, vasculitides, and heritable connective tissue disorders. Hence many of these diseases are now to disorders of the immune system.…

Geriatrics

Activates Brain Circuits Associated With Memory in Older Adults

How quickly do we experience the benefits of exercise? A new University of Maryland study of healthy older adults shows that just one session of exercise increased activation in the brain circuits associated with memory  including the hippocampus – which shrinks with age and is the brain region attacked first in Alzheimer’s disease. Volume of…

Smoke

Lung Cancer Under Recognized In People Who Have Never Smoke

A group of respiratory medicine and public health experts are calling for lung cancer in never-smokers to be given greater recognition. Writing in the Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine; so they say that lung cancer in people who have never smoke is under recognize and presents a diagnostic challenge; hence particularly for GPs seeking…

Plant Based Diets

Plant Based Diets Associated With Lower Risk Of Heart Failure

Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart failure in adults without known heart disease, while Southern diets consisting of more fried and processed foods and sweetened drinks are associated with greater risk, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology that looked at the association between five dietary…

Microbes may act

Microbes May Act as Gatekeepers of Earth's Deep Carbon

This groundbreaking study, published in Nature, shows that microbes consume and — crucially — help trap a small amount of sinking carbon in this zone. This finding has important implications for understanding Earth’s fundamental processes and for revealing how nature can potentially help mitigate climate change. At a subduction zone there is communication between Earth’s surface…

Ear Infections

Every Parent Should Know About Ear Infections In Child

Ear infection are one of the most common reasons children visit my pediatric practice. Recently, there have been changes to the way ear infections are diagnosed and treated. Current evidence-based guidelines stress the importance of pain management during early infection and offer practical ways to prevent antibiotic resistance. There are no absolute “signs” that a child…

Sea Resources

Prebiotics From Non-edible Forest And Sea Resources

With the help of forest residues such as sawdust, branches, and tops (GROT) and cellulose from sea squirts; researchers in Biochemical Process Engineering at Luleå University of Technology, want to make our stomach to feel better. The researchers are the first to develop prebiotics from the non-edible forest and sea resources; into a type of…

New biomarkers

New Biomarkers: Associated with 'Chemobrain' Identified

Cognitive impairment associated with cancer, also known as “chemobrain,” has gained recognition as a complication of the disease and its treatment, as it can negatively affect the daily lives of cancer patients and survivors. Chemobrain can be subtle yet persistent, with some cancer patients reporting difficulties related to memory and attention even months after completing…

Radio diagnosis

Women With Coronary Artery Wall Thickness At Risk For Heart Disease

The thickness of the coronary artery wall as measured by MRI is an independent marker for heart disease in women, according to a study published in the journal Radiology: Cardiothoracic Imaging. Previous research has found limitations in cardiovascular risk assessment for women. For instance’; there is evidence that the commonly used Framingham Risk Score; which provides…

Thyroid Diseases

Role of PET/CT in the Management of the Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases

It is a well-known fact that positron emission tomography (PET) is an effective tool in the assessment of thyroid focal lesions, however only few studies so far have investigated its role in monitoring of autoimmune thyroid diseases (AITDs). The aim of this study was to assess if PET scan may be useful for the assessment of the thyroid gland…

Pharmacology

Predicting Whether a Patient Will Benefit From Chemotherapy

Case Western Reserve University researchers and partners, including a collaborator at Cleveland Clinic, are pushing the boundaries of how “smart” diagnostic-imaging machines identify cancers and uncovering clues outside the tumor to tell whether a patient will respond well to chemotherapy. The recent findings in breast and lung cancer research build off work pioneered by biomedical…