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Neurologic Diseases

Drugs Plays Role In Treating Neurologic Diseases

Out-of-pocket costs for drugs used to treat neurologic diseases including dementia and Parkinson’s disease (PD) have increased exponentially over the past 13 years with the most dramatic increase for multiple sclerosis (MS) medications, new research shows. Investigators found that average out-of-pocket costs for patients on MS drugs were 20 times higher in 2016 than they were in 2004.…

Knee Replacements

Risk Factors For Patients Undergoing Knee Replacements

In the largest study of its kind, researchers from the Musculoskeletal Research Unit at the University of Bristol have identified the most important risk factors for developing severe infection after knee replacement. Patients who are under 60 years of age, males; so those with chronic pulmonary disease, diabetes, liver disease; also a higher body mass index…

Anesthesiology

Extreme Cold, Requires Only Local Anesthesia,

The study find that the Percutaneous ultrasound-guided breast cryoablation is a minimally invasive technique that kills targeted tissue with extreme cold; therefore requires only local anesthesia; and takes less than 45 minutes to complete Breast cryoablation using percutaneous ultrasound (US) guidance is a minimally invasive technique that kills target tissue with extreme cold. The procedure requires…

Immune Haematology

New Insights About How Intestine Maximizes Nutrient Uptake

The researches find that the As food enters the intestine, it embarks on windy, lengthy journey. For most of the route, its surroundings don’t appear to change much. But new research from Rockefeller’s Daniel Mucida shows that the food processing canal consists of compartments that pace the immune system’s reactions to the food passing through…

Perinatal Death Increased in Home Compared With Hospital Births

Perinatal Death Increased in Home Compared To Hospital Births

Babies born outside of hospital were around three times more likely to die than those born in hospital; according to new research from Israel. “This study matches the findings of larger studies conducted; in the United States and confirmed our hypothesis that childbirth in non-hospital settings; is far more dangerous than in hospitals,” said coauthor…

Digital Health

Study Shows Digital Health Relate Websites Helps Patients

In the dizzying swirl of health-related websites, social media and smartphone apps, finding a reliable source of health information can be a challenge. A group of researchers from the Johns Hopkins University schools of medicine and public health, as well as the university’s Apply Physics Laboratory, have mapped out a course to navigate that complicate…

Murray valley encephalitis virus

Murray Valley Encephalitis Virus

The virus is very rare and having chances of contracting the disease is extremely low, but not being is the best defense. Murray Valley encephalitis virus is named after the Murray Valley in south-eastern Australia. The virus was first isolated from patients who died from encephalitis during an outbreak there in 1951. Western Australian health authorities recently issued…

Radio therapy

Proton Cancer Therapy Cuts Side Effects

the study find that the proton therapy resulted in cure rates similar to those of X-ray radiation therapy; the study finds. Study is the first major side-by-side comparison of side effects related to proton therapy and X-ray radiation therapy. Therefore It included almost 1,500 patients receiving combined chemotherapy and radiation therapy for lung, brain, head…

Firearm Mortality

Firearm Mortality Highest In Young Men

Firearms are a leading contributor to mortality in men aged 15-34 years in the USA, Mexico, Brazil, and Colombia, according to an observational study using national data for 106.3 million deaths, including 2.5 million firearm deaths in these 4 countries, published in The Lancet Public Health journal. Although the number of firearm deaths has report at the…

Kidney

Scientists Engineer Vascularized Kidney Tissue

Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) researchers have show the feasibility of bioengineering vascularized functional renal tissues for kidney regeneration, developing a partial augmentation strategy that may be a more feasible and practical approach than creating whole organs. The use of this scaffold system address the challenges associate with vascularization and may be an…

Sunburns

Homemade Sunscreens Used For Sunburns

Social media and other online tools have change the way people seek from sunburns and share health information. Recent consumer interest in natural, organic, and ethically made personal care products has led to an increase of share recipes for homemade products including sunscreen. A new study conduct by researchers at the Center for Injury Research;…

Hearing Aids

Lower Cost Alternatives To Hearing Aids Option For Some Patients

Over-the-counter (OTC) personal sound amplification products (PSAPs) may be useful lower-cost alternatives to hearing aids (HAs) for adults with mild to moderate hearing loss, a study publish online May 16 in JAMA Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery shows. The results indicate that basic and premium HAs were not superior to the PSAP in patients with mild to moderate hearing impairment,…