All news from Neurology

Neurodegenerative disorder

Ragweed Compounds As Potential Neuroprotective Agents

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that features declines of judgment, cognition, memory, and behavior. AD is the leading cause of dementia, becoming one of the largest public health concerns. Currently, 30 million people suffer from AD, and the World Health Organization has reported that the number of patients will triple over the next…

Medical genetics

Gene Fusions to Cancer Cell Fitness By Pharmacological

A gene is the basic unit of heredity in a living organism. All living things depend on genes. Genes hold the information to build and maintain their cells and pass genetic traits to offspring. Therefore A modern working definition of a gene is “a locatable region of genomic sequence; corresponding to a unit of inheritance, which is…

General medicine

Fast Walking Pace Have a Long Life Expectancy

The research’s find that slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals; the University of Leicester and Lough borough University. Lower life expectancy The research, using data…

Mast cells

Mast cells: Crucial To Causing Osteoarthritis

Stanford University School of Medicine scientists have definitively linked mast cells; a class of cells belonging to the immune system, to the development of osteoarthritis, one of the world’s most common causes of pain and immobility. Osteoarthritis, by far the most frequently occurring variety of arthritis; is by cartilage breakdown and inflammation in joints, which…

Indian Data

Indian Data Shows Reduced Annual Mortality Among Children

India in 2015 had more deaths among children under five than any other country; and had large disparities in the under-five mortality rate between richer and poorer states; but according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. In the study, published in The Lancet Global Health, the…

Haematology

Lymphoma Patients Become Resistant to Specific Drug

The study find that drug commonly used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia and acute myeloid leukemia. Their findings, published in the journal Cancer Cell; also suggest a possible co-treatment strategy to overcome this resistance. BCL-2 is a protein that promotes cell survival and is highly deregulated in numerous malignancies. This deregulation can be overcome by treatment…

Transfusion medicine

Transform the Landscape of Pediatric Heart Transplants

The study find that transplanted a baboon heart into a tiny newborn dubbed “Baby Fae” in a pioneering operation that spark both worldwide acclaim and condemnation; has died. Therefore He is 76. Bailey died Sunday after a long battle with cancer; said a statement from Loma Linda University Health; the nonprofit organization that runs the…

Healthier Diet

Parents Encourage Healthier Diet In Children

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a total of 31% of children in the United States were overweight or obese. Parents can play an important role in helping their children adopt healthier eating habits. But trying to encourage children to eat more vegetables; and cut down on the sugary treats can be…

Artificial Intelligence

The Rules of Artificial Intelligence For Robot therapists

Interactions with artificial intelligence (AI) will become an increasingly common aspect of our lives. A team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM); but has now completed the first study of how “embodied AI” can help treat mental illness. Their conclusion: Important ethical questions of this technology remain unanswered. There is urgent need for action…

Nuclear medicine

Role of 18F-FLT PET/CT in Suspected Recurrent Lymphoma

The study find that PET/CT is extensively used in the assessment of patients with lymphoma; as Fluoro-18-deoxyglucose (FDG) is routinely employ to detect areas of active disease. Although FDG is a sensitive tracer; its distribution is not tumour-specific, since activated macrophages and other inflammatory cells may present increased glucose metabolism; and  is report in aseptic…

Damage Lung

New Technique That Helps To Rehabilitate Damage Lung

A new technique to rehabilitate lungs that are too damage to consider for transplant; which benefit an increasing population of patients with end stage lung disease. About 80% of the already limit supply of donor lungs are too damage to consider for transplantation, according to senior author Matthew Bacchetta, MD, MBA, MA, associate professor of…