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Melanoma

Sunscreen Would Not Have Saved Dark Skin People From Melanoma

Melanoma is a potentially deadly form of skin cancer linked to overexposure to ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun. Sunscreen can block UV rays and therefore reduce the risk of sun burns, which ultimately reduces the risk of developing melanoma. Thus, the promotion of sunscreen as an effective melanoma prevention strategy is a reasonable public health…

Bacteria

Study Provides Better Understanding Of Bacteria Role In Recurrent UTIs

A new finding by researchers at The University of Texas at Dallas and UT Southwestern Medical Center shows that several species of bacteria reside in bladder tissue of postmenopausal women who experience recurrent urinary tract infections (RUTIs).  The results, publish online April 17 in the Journal of Molecular Biology, represent the first systematic analysis of…

General medicine

Sugary Drinks and Fruit Juice Increase Risk of Early Death

The study shows that  sugary drinks aren’t healthy, therefore but a new study finds fruit juices are not much better. In fact, consuming them regularly may help shorten your life, researchers say. Because “Older adults who drink more sugary beverages, which include fruit juice as well as sodas and other sugar-sweetened beverages, may be at risk…

Bacterial Infection

Phage Therapy Treats Patient With Drug-Resistant Bacterial Infection

The patient, a 15-year-old girl, had come to London’s Great Ormond Street Hospital for a double lung transplant. It was the summer of 2017, and her lungs were struggling to reach even a third of their normal function. She had cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease that clogs lungs with mucus and plagues patients with persistent…

Sub-types Of Sepsis

Big Data Reveals Hidden Sub-types Of Sepsis

Much like cancer, sepsis is not simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from different treatments; according to the results of a University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine study involving more than 60,000 patients. These findings, announced today in JAMA and presented at the American Thoracic Society’s Annual Meeting, could explain why several…

Traumatic Injury

Impact That Traumatic Injury Has On Our Society

Traumatic injury, or sudden physical injury requiring immediate medical attention, is an epidemic in the United States. It affects individuals of all ages, races and societal classes and accounts for more than 41 million emergency department visits and 2.3 million hospital admissions each year. Additionally, 214,000 people die yearly from traumatic injury, including things such…

Anesthesiology

Researchers Warn Against General Anesthesia

The study find that there are numerous subtypes along the autism spectrum and children can improve it is not yet curable. Now; researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev and Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba have document how children who are expose to general anesthesia during Caesarean section births are at higher risk of…

Heart Disease

Good Start, But Not Always Good Indicator Of Heart Disease

Most people feel they have a general idea of how healthy they are base on their diet and exercise regimen and how often they get sick. But a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers adds to evidence that how healthy people think they are isn’t always an accurate indicator of their risk for cardiovascular…

Family medicine

Advantages and Disadvantages of Blister Packaging for Nursing Homes

The researches find that portions and packs the prescribed drugs of a patient according to weekdays and times of day; sorted into individual transparent packages (blisters). In this way; one can see at a glance when tablets  be take and whether all tablets have been take as plan. For some years now; therefore  there has…

Psychiatric Patients

Therapeutic Effects Of Gardening For Psychiatric Patients

It began as a modest investment of space and money an unused, raise outdoor planter bed at UCLA’s Steward and Lynda Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital and $350 worth of plants, soil and gardening tools. But, with careful planning by a multidisciplinary team, the 2.5 foot by 10 foot plot yield a popular therapeutic tool for some…

Bacterial biofilms

Researchers Develop Electroceutical Dressing To Disrupt Bacterial Bio-film

Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine have found a way to charge up the fight; but against bacterial infections using electricity. Work conducted in the laboratories of the Indiana Center for Regenerative Medicine and Engineering; Chandan Sen, PhD and Sashwati Roy, PhD has led to the development of a dressing; that uses an electric…

Alzheimer’s

Galectin-3 Plays A Major Role Alzheimer’s Disease

In recent years, it has become increasingly clear to researchers that the protein galectin-3 is involved in inflammatory diseases in the brain. A study led by researchers at Lund University in Sweden now shows the de facto key role played by the protein in Alzheimer’s disease. When the researchers shut off the gene that produces…