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Gastroenterology

Weed killer Roundup, Has Been Linked to Liver Disease

Researches find that Monsanto’s popular weed killer Roundup; has been linked to liver disease in animal models. In a new study, the first of its kind; therefore researchers at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine report an association between the herbicide and negative effects upon the human liver. Because Liver disease (also called…

Stroke

Implementing A Care For Spatial Neglect To Improve Stroke Outcomes

Spatial neglect remains a hidden disability despite the availability of effective tools for the diagnosis and treatment for this common complication of stroke. Addressing this implementation gap is critical to reducing disability, improving outcomes and controlling costs of stroke care, according to an article in Current Neurology and Neuroscience Reports, Update on the Clinical Approach to…

Anesthesiology

Infants Exposed to Anesthesia During C-section Raise

Researches find that general anesthesia during Caesarean-section births are at higher risk of developing autism symptoms. Scientists discovered that- it’s not the surgery but the kind of anesthesia that leads to the increased risk. Therefore The exposure to general anesthesia commonly used to perform a Caesarian section is related to communication challenges later in life.…

Residents

Better Way To Care For Nursing Home Residents From Restraining Them

Restraints are sometimes use in an attempt to prevent harm for example, to prevent falls or to stop wandering. In some cases, they’re also used to manage “difficult” behaviour. Dementia is a degenerative brain disease which affects not just memory but also mood and behaviour. As neural pathways are lost, the person may be less…

Nuclear medicine

Nanoparticles Show Potential for PET/MRI Bimodal Imaging

Study find that nanoparticles (NPs) using multi modal PET/MRI showed promising improvements in imaging capabilities. Using an MR Solutions; cryogen free, 3T scanner with a PET clip on the sequential images are find to be highly beneficial providing high spatial resolution, high sensitivity; high technical maturity with a low radiation dose. This pioneering agent highlights…

Maltreatment

Athletes Experience Most Common Form Of Maltreatment

Athletes experience the most common treatment of maltreatment which is psychological abuse, follow by neglect, a new study from the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education has find. The findings are the result of a survey to determine the prevalence of maltreatment among current and former national team athletes, conduct in partnership…

Memory And Learning

Innovative Protein Aids Memory And Learning Ability

Impeding VCAM1, a protein that tethers circulating immune cells to blood vessel walls; enabled old mice to perform as well on memory and learning tests as young mice, a Stanford study found. Mice are not people, but like us they become forgetful in old age. In a study published online May 13 in Nature Medicine,…

Medical genetics

Homology Domain Blocks the Growth of Mutation

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. Because Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys and PHusis Therapeutics have shown that a compound called PHT-7.3 shrinks KRAS-driven tumors in mice. Therefore In contrast to directly targeting mutant KRAS;…

Physical Activity`

Light, Incremental Physical Activity Can Help To Reduce Brain Aging

Incremental physical activity (PA), even of light intensity, is associate with larger brain volume and healthy brain aging, according to a study published online April 19 in JAMA Network Open. However, further work is need to pinpoint the optimal dosage (duration × intensity) of PA need to promote healthy brain aging. Favorable brain structure Although this question…

Schizophrenia

Personalized Treatment Of Neuropsychiatric Disorders

Researchers have developed a method that could drastically accelerate the search for new drugs to treat mental health disorders such as schizophrenia. Mental health disorders are the leading cause of disability worldwide; accounting for 31% of total years lived with disability. While our understanding of the biology behind these disorders has increased; no new neuropsychiatric…

Pharmacology

Chemotherapy For Cancerous Cells, Anti-Cancer Drugs

The researches find that chemotherapy can be very efficient in eliminating cancerous cells; therefore anti-cancer drugs affect normal, healthy cells. Damage to healthy cells causes side effects. In order to avoid the undesirable side effects of the cancer medication, the investigation of synthetic peptides, which is  use as active ingredients in the medication; is very…

Transfusion medicine

Blood Clots May Be The Latest Risk From 'Bad' Cholesterol

The researcher find that blood clots may be the latest risk, therefore presented Tuesday at the American Heart Association’s Vascular Discovery Scientific Sessions; Because looked at genes and proteins that might influence venous thromboembolism; or VTE, a condition that causes potentially dangerous blood clots to form in the legs or arms that can break free and…