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Astronauts

Astronauts: Sleep Quantity And Quality Is Required To Maintain Vigilance

Sleep is regulating by two oscillatory processes; the circadian process and the homoeostatic process. The circadian process oscillates on a near 24 h rhythm and defines the sleep inclination periods. Under normal conditions, the circadian process is synchronizing with the light/dark cycle. Astronauts witness short sunrises 16 times a day; as the International Space Station (ISS)…

Hypertension

Antihypertensive Effect In Vivo Of QAGLSPVR

Hypertension is considering a public cardiovascular disease and an important risk factor of myocardial infarction; cerebral infarction, and renal failure. Angiotensin I-converting enzyme (ACE); plays a key role in controlling hypertension. ACE inhibition is an important method often using to treat high blood pressure. Previous studies show that many peptides from food materials have ACE…

Malaria Vaccine

A Pilot Program For The World's First Malaria Vaccine

Malaria is a leading cause of death and illness around the world. Over 200 million cases are reported every year, and more than 400, 000 people die. More than 90% of cases are reported in sub-Saharan Africa. Scientists have spent decades searching for an effective vaccine. Hence the recent excitement when Malawi’s government announced it…

Huntington's disease

Nano-tubes Enables Motility OF Toxins In Huntington's

A toxic protein linked to Huntington’s disease can move from neuron to neuron through a nanotube tunnel; but whose construction is initiated by a protein called Rhes, say scientists at Scripps Research. The finding, by Scripps Research neuroscientist Srinivasa Subramaniam, Ph.D.; but improves understanding of how and why this disease attacks and destroys certain brain…

Older Patients

Study Finds Unique Form Of Chronic Sinusitis In Older Patients

Older patients with a diagnosis of chronic sinusitis a disease of the nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses that often persists over many years have a unique inflammatory signature that may render them less responsive to steroid treatment, according to a new study publish by Vanderbilt researchers. The study publish in the Journal of Allergy and…

General Medicine

Long-Term Coffee Consumption, Caffeine Metabolism

This study aimed to assess the potential effects of long-term intake of caffeine and habitual consumption of coffee and tea on the occurrence of cardio-renal events among an Iranian population with low coffee and high tea consumption. Because These amounts seem to be of optimum benefit. More consumption than this did not change the findings.…

Seizures In Pregnancy

Tool To Predict Epileptic Seizures In Pregnancy

A new risk calculator for pregnant women with epilepsy, developed by researchers from the Queen Mary University of London; has found to accurately predict the risk of seizures during pregnancy and up to six weeks after delivery and could save the lives of mothers and babies. The EMPiRE tool freely available in online to help…

Fungal Pathogen

Exploring How A Hazardous Fungal Pathogen 'Tastes'

Researchers at the University of Bath and Rothamsted Research was examining ; but “fungal G-protein coupled receptors,” which are similar to taste receptors; on our tongues, are involving in promoting Fusarium Head Blight (FHB); a damaging and hazardous disease of wheat which is the number one floral disease in cereals globally. Fusarium Head Blight targets…

Gastroenterology

Upper and Lower GI Endoscopies Should be Done on Same Day

The researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine shows similar benefits from “bundling” upper and lower gastrointestinal endoscopies on the same day to remedy what they say is the “disturbingly” large number of older Americans currently being schedule for the procedures on two different days. Measure quality health care The research is describe in a study in…

Brain Protein

The Key Role Of A Brain Protein Revealed

Regardless of how much you exercise or how balanced your diet is; controlling your weight is more brain-related than you might have thought. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, researchers from the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre (CRCHUM); but show for the first time in mice that the acyl-CoA-binding protein,…

Arts

Arts Therapies Can Help People And Express Their Grief

Peoples having dementia can flourish and show creativity in ways they are; so their caregivers and love ones never thought possible. So under the guidance of a train therapist, creative arts therapies use painting, drama, dance and music to help improve quality of life for people with dementia. Around 50 million people worldwide have dementia and…

Healthcare In India

A Map of Healthcare In India In Last Five Years

Health was down at the 21st place from Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s speeches in March. The government also plans to pump public money into the private sector and has promised to provide “viability gap funding” and land to private players to build health infrastructure which will also be hopefully used by India’s poorest under the…