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Flu

New Techniques Could Protect From Flu For Lifetime

A new approach that teaches the body to recognize the cone portion of the virus; but which stays the same year-to-year; could shake up that yearly vaccination ritual and protect people against pandemic flu; like the one that killed 40 to 50 million people in 1918. The team working on this new approach, led by…

Drinking Water

Adding Minerals To Drinking Water Will Fight High Blood Pressure

Are you having high blood pressure, there you’ve told to cut back on salt. You might even be taking medication. These are good strategies, as nearly half of all adults in the United States work to keep hypertension at bay. What if there were an easier way to make sure nearly everyone took at least…

Retina Regeneration

Uncover Mechanism Blocking Retina Regeneration

Discovery opens the possibility of a one-day restoring loss of vision by activating the retina’s ability to regenerate. Reports that although the mammalian retina a layer of nerve cells; that mediates vision and is located on the back of the eye- does not spontaneously regenerate; it has a regenerative capacity that is dormant by a…

Measles Outbreak

The US Countries Most Prone To Measles Outbreak

Twenty-five counties across the country identifying to be most at risk for a measles outbreak; due to low-vaccination rates compounded by a high volume of international travel; according to an analysis by researchers at The University of Texas at Austin and Johns Hopkins University. Since January 2019, there have been more than 700 confirmed measles…

Non-alcoholic fatty liver

NAFLD And Rare Pregnancy Complication

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is a very common disorder and refers to a group of conditions; where there is an accumulation of excess fat in the liver of people who drink little or no alcohol. The most common form of NAFLD is a nonserious condition is fatty liver. According to research presented at Digestive…

Kidney Disease in Children

The International Study Of kidney Disease In Children

Pathologic features of HSPN is usually by the International Study of Kidney Disease in Children (ISKDC) classification; mainly according to the existence and the number of crescents. However, the value of crescents in predicting long-term outcome of HSPN is still lack of consensus. IgA nephropathy shares many similarities with HSPN in clinical; immunological and histological…

Doctor Shortages

How To Scale Up Education At A Time Of Doctor Shortages

How can we scale up education at a time of doctor shortages and how to widen opportunities for equity and a medical profession that reflects our society. These are some of the questions Professor Helen Cameron will seek to address in her inaugural lecture at Aston University on Tuesday 21 May. Physician supply refers to…

Radio therapy

Machine Learning Ready for Radiation Therapy

The study shows that transform the radiation-therapy workflow while freeing specialist clinical and technical staff to dedicate more time to patient care. That message will be front and centre for visitors to the booth of RaySearch Laboratories; the Stockholm-based oncology-software company, at the annual congress of the European Society for Radiotherapy and Oncology (ESTRO 38); which…

Atheroclerosis

Bladder Drug Promotes Atheroclerosis In Mice

A drug used in the treatment of overactive bladder can accelerate atheroclerosis in mice, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). According to the researchers, the results suggest that in some cases the drug; might potentially increase the risk of cardiovascular disease…

Thyroid

New Recommendations For Thyroid And Cardiovascular Disease

New Recommendations for a Thyroid and Cardiovascular Disease Research Agenda have been co-published in Thyroid and Circulation. The Guidelines are publish online here in Thyroid. The Guidelines are also copyrighted by the American Heart Association and are being simultaneously publish in its journal Circulation. Thyroid hormones have long know to have a range of effects on…

Radio daignosis

Whole-Body MRI Improve Cancer Staging

The study find that the Whole-body MRI is more efficient and less costly than standard methods use to stage colorectal cancer and non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and accuracy is similar, according to new findings. For colorectal cancer, the time it took to complete diagnostic tests was reduced from an average of 13 days using…

Immune Haematology

Inflammatory Autoimmune Disease Leads to Irreversible Damage

The research shows that Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system; turns on its win cells and attacks them for reasons that are not yet know. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur have show that ancient viruses are involve in the acute inflammatory defense response that may contribute to the disease.…