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Asthma

Redlined Communities Face Higher Asthma Rates

Redlining, which for decades was used to justify discriminatory mortgage lending practices, may be impacting the current health of affect communities, suggests new research from the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of California, San Francisco. An analysis of eight California cities shows that residents of historically redline neighborhoods; so are more than twice…

Complex Bone Diseases

Nanoparticles Might Treat Complex Bone Diseases

Diseases such as bone cancer and osteoporosis are frequently complex, with two or more disorders occurring simultaneously. To address the associated treatment challenges, the EU-funded VERDI project; is developing an innovative multi-functional nano-platform that would be capable of healing a number of currently hard-to-treat bone diseases using a unique; versatile and scalable system. Led by…

Pediatrics

Benefit Mental Health of Children

The study shows that the The mental health of children and young people with some long term physical conditions could benefit from cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT); according to a recent study from the University of Exeter Medical School. The systematic review used robust methods to bring together and make sense of the best science in…

Aging

Managing Stress Will Affect You By Aging

The way you view aging can affect how well you manage stress. Older people who see aging negatively have stronger (negative) emotional reactions to day-to-day stresses, while such events have little effect on the moods of adults who are more positive about getting older. Their sunny outlook acts as a buffer against little annoyances. Developing memory…

Muscles Fitness

Strength Training Session For Muscles Fitness

Taking a day off from a favorite exercise doesn’t mean spending the time sitting on the couch. In fact, getting some R&R has a special meaning when it comes to exercise: Rest and recovery. Recovery is everything that happens after the end of one workout and before the start of the next. Strength training session…

Gastroenterology

Hormonal Links Between Diet and Obesity

The researches find that the Obesity is a growing public health crisis, bringing with it many serious risk factors; including cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes. Therefore As the number of people who are either overweight or obese now outnumbers those with a healthy body weight by a ratio of two to one; researchers face…

Sleep/Wake Cycle

Seasonal Clock Changing Synchronizes Human Sleep/Wake Cycle

Scientific Reports released this month a paper by prof. José María Martín-Olalla (Universidad de Sevilla) analyzing seasonal similarities between the sleep/wake cycle in subtropical, pre-industrial and extratropical industrial societies. The results show that in winter, the sleep/wake cycle is dominated by sunrise. Wake-up times tend to occur during the winter twilight regulated by the circadian photorecpetive mechanism.…

Transfusion medicine

Allogeneic Stem Cell Transplantation in Lymphoma

The study find that the Health Care (IQWiG) has investigated whether patients suffering from non-Hodgkin lymphoma have (better) chances of recovery when stem cells from another person are transplanted. In its final report now present, the Institute concludes that it is not possible to make statements on the benefit of this high-risk treatment. Meaningful studies…

Skin Cancer

New Way Of Diagnosing And Treating Disease Without Cutting Skin

University of British Columbia researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery all without cutting skin. The researchers describe the technology in a study published today in Science Advances. “Our technology allows us to scan tissue quickly, and when…

Oral Pathogens

Cerebral Emboli Of Stroke Patients Contain DNA From Oral Pathogens

Researchers at Tampere University have shown for the first time that the cerebral emboli; but stroke patients contain DNA from oral pathogens. The research article has been published in the Journal of American Heart Association. Chronic infections have been report to be risk factors for both coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke. DNA of oral bacteria,…

Childhood-Asthma May Started Before Child Birth

Childhood Asthma May Get Started Before Child Birth

The risk for childhood wheeze is greatly reduced when babies collect the right bugs in their microbiome early in life, new research from two studies shows. They have  gone from the hygiene hypothesis to the microbial dysbiosis hypothesis; said Christine Cole Johnson, PhD, from the Henry Ford Health System in Detroit. “The microbes established in a…

Genetic Rickets

Clinical Trial Improves Treatment Of Genetic Rickets

A new study shows a drug developed in conjunction with investigators at Indiana University School of Medicine to alleviate symptoms of a rare musculoskeletal condition is significantly more effective than conventional therapies. The findings are published in Lancet. X-linked hypophosphatemia, or XLH, is a phosphate-wasting disease that causes rickets and osteomalacia, or softening of the bones,…