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Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Effective Topical Treatment For Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Paromomysin-based topical treatments were shown to be effective in curing cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), according to a randomized, double blind study conducted in Panama and published with PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Leishmaniasis, transmitted by a female phlebotomine sand fly bite; but is endemic in 98 countries and has approximately 0.7 to 1.2 million CL cases each year.…

Macrophages

Novel Therapeutic Strategy For Rheumatoid Arthritis

A collaborative study has identified a new molecular mechanism causing rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers found that the death of macrophages, an immune cell type, can trigger the disease. Moreover, they discovered how the protein A20 prevents macrophage death and protects against arthritis. These findings open up new possibilities for the treatment of this debilitating disease.…

Family medicine

Hospital Closure, Pioneer Kansas Town Asks

Researches find that the local hospital; stepped through the doors to join a weekly morning coffee organized by Fort Scott’s chamber of commerce. The town manager was there, along with the franchisee of the local McDonald’s, an insurance agency owner and the receptionist from the big auto sales lot. Baker; who grew up on a farm…

Stress

How Stress Can Affect Your Sleep

Stress not only harms your well-being but it also can prevent you from getting a reasonable amount of sleep. A Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert explains how stress can interfere with your nighttime schedule and ways you can sleep more when life becomes busy. “Stress can affect sleep in different ways,” said Dr. Annise…

Severe pelvic fracture

Multiple Injuries Combined With Severe Pelvic Fracture

Management of multiple injuries with a severe pelvic fracture is difficult; the early focus is on hemostasis. However, due to the complex source of bleeding; there is no definitive method suitable for all patients with pelvic fractures. The incidence of pelvic fractures in all fractures is about 5%, and the mortality rate is less than…

Spaceflight

Space Flight: Current Knowledge And Future Applications

The researcher did research on, spaceflight is that astronauts do not feel the effects of gravity and therefore experience a weightlessness sensation, also called zero gravity or microgravity. Technically, escaping the bonds of gravity; which can simulate in parabolic flights; is to disrupt both vestibular and proprioceptive systems with symptoms including confusion in the sense…

Post Surgery

Post Surgery Doubles For Patients With Sleep Apnea

According to a new study publish in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), patients who have severe obstructive sleep apnea have a significantly higher risk of complications related to their heart in the first 30 days after major surgery. Unrecognized obstructive sleep apnea increases cardiovascular risks in the general population. Sleep breathing disorder They…

Herpes Virus

Humanization of Antibodies Targeting Human Herpes Virus 6B

A research group led by Professor Yasuko Mori (Division of Clinical Virology, Center for Infectious Diseases; Kobe University) has succeeded in humanization of mouse antibodies; that can neutralize the infection caused by human herpesvirus 6B (HHV-6B). Infection by HHV-6B in infants can lead to complications such as encephalitis—brain inflammation; but an effective way to control…

Emergency Care

Do Interventions To Decrease Emergency Care Uses

Research shows that 50% of health care expenditures are attributable to 5% of the population individuals commonly referred to as “super-utilizers” of care. They are often the sickest patients, many of whom have three or more chronic conditions, and they visit the emergency department multiple times during a year. In response, a trend in health…

KRAS Mutation

Conquering Cancer’s Infamous KRAS Mutation

KRAS is one of the most challenging targets in cancer. Despite its discovery more than 60 years, researchers still struggle to inhibit; but its mutated form—earning its reputation as “undruggable.” Yet, the hunt for an Achilles’ heel continues, as cancers driven; by KRAS mutations are both common and deadly. Now, scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys…

Radiotherapy

Cognitive Side Effects of Brain Cancer Radiation Treatment

The study find that an experimental technology call FLASH radiotherapy dramatically reduces the adverse cognitive side effects unleash by traditional radiation treatments.In physics; radiation describes any process in which energy emitted by one body travels through a medium or through space; ultimately to be absorb by another body. Traditional radiation treatments Non-physicists often associate the word…

Haematology

Accurately Diagnoses Common Bloodstream Infections

The researches find that accurately diagnosing bloodstream infections or sepsis caused by five common bacteria. The test is be use in a clinical setting in place of blood cultures; therefore which are insensitive and can take a long time to show results. How these findings are affect clinical practice is not yet determine. Findings from…