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Back Pain

Evaluation And Management Of Neck And Back Pain

Back pain is a common reason for seeking medical evaluation in the United States and is one of the top five most common emergency department (ED) chief complaints. Nearly 90% of patients who present with atraumatic back pain ultimately have no clear etiology for their discomfort and experience varying degrees of pain relief within 4…

Family medicine

Primary Care Visits Associate With Likelihood Of physician

The researchers observe that time of a primary care appointment is  associate with the likelihood of a physician ordering cancer screenings and patients completing those screenings in this study of 33 practices with patients eligible for breast or colorectal cancer screening. Therefore The likelihood of physicians ordering cancer screenings; decrease as the clinic day progress…

Virtual reality technology

VR Can Improve Quality Of Life For People With Dementia

Virtual reality (VR) technology could vastly improve the quality of life for people with dementia; by helping to recall past memories; reduce aggression and improve interactions with caregivers; new research by the University of Kent has discovered. The study, conducted by researchers from the University’s School of Engineering and Digital Arts (EDA) including Dr. Jim…

Dry eye

New Treatment For Severe Dry Eye Disease

Dry eye syndrome (DES), also known as keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS); is the condition of having dry eyes. Other associated symptoms include irritation, redness, discharge, and easily fatigued eyes. Dry eye occurs when either the eye does not produce enough tears or when the tears evaporate too quickly. The researcher did the trial compared eye drops containing…

Periodontitis Gum

Treatment For Periodontitis Gum Regeneration

Researchers have designed a safer, faster and cheaper cell-based regenerative therapy approach for the treatment; of one of the most common human dental diseases, namely periodontitis. A destructive and painful condition that is by inflammation and subsequent loss; of the gums and the supporting structures of the teeth; periodontitis is causing by bacteria that trigger…

Cellular connective tissue

Edaravone-Loaded Alginate: Chronic Wound Healing

The final remodeling phase involves the formation of cellular connective tissue and strengthening of the newly formed epithelium. Elevated and sustained reactive oxygen species (ROS); have in vivo and have with impaired wound repair in chronic non-healing wounds. Excessive ROS can directly or indirectly degrade extracellular matrix proteins via proteolysis activation. However low-level ROS play…

Mitochondrial Damage

Link Between Mitochondrial Damage And Osteoporosis

Some risk factors for osteoporosis such as being older and female or having a family history of the condition; cannot avoid. But others can, like smoking cigarettes, consuming alcohol, taking certain medications; or exposed to environmental pollutants. But until now researchers have not gained a firm picture of how these exposures link up with the…

Gastroenterology

Problem Of Liver Disease to Northern Manitoba Communities

Health Authority bring are travelling to northern communities to better understand non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Because The study is looking at the prevalence and incidence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD a condition in which fat builds up in the livers of people who drink little to no alcohol. Therefore Left untreated, it can…

Arthritis Drugs

Impact Of Arthritis Drugs On Gene Expression

In an era of unprecedented accumulation of biomedical data; our understanding of the mechanisms of the development of complex diseases is greatly by the performance of high-throughput; experiments and their subsequent analyses at various levels that range from single genes to biological pathways, modules, and networks. Genome-wide transcriptomic profiling has instrumental in providing accurate representations…

Oral fluoroquinolone

Oral Fluoroquinolones: Small Risk Of Peripheral Neuropathy

Oral fluoroquinolone exposure is with a small increase in the risk of peripheral neuropathy; according to findings from The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database. Peripheral neuropathy is one of several side effects that may occur following fluoroquinolone therapy, and other antibiotics have side effects, too. “Therefore, antibiotic stewardship is critically important to ensure these valuable…

Scorpion Venom

A Novel Imaging Technique Uses Synthesized Form Of Scorpion Venom

Researchers from Cedars-Sinai have developed a novel imaging technique; but that uses a synthesized form of scorpion venom to light up brain tumors. It has shown promise in a clinical trial. The imaging system enables neurosurgeons to better see malignant growths that often are difficult to fully eliminate. Results from the multi-institutional clinical trial, led…

Eradicating HIV Epidemic from the whole US.

America's Call To End The HIV Epidemic

President Trump’s recent call to end the HIV epidemic in the United States; but has turned attention to a domestic public health crisis; that has been absent from the headlines for quite some time. And with this bold challenge come critical questions: Why is the U.S. falling short in tackling HIV?  How feasible is the…