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Sexual Harassment

Incidences For Sexual Harassment Rates In California

In the state of California, reported incidences of sexual harassment are 5% higher for women and 10% higher for men than the national average, report the authors of a joint study produced by the Center for Gender Equity and Health at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and the nonprofit organization California Coalition…

ophthalmology

Brain Stimulation Enhances Visual Learning Speed

The researches find that the Consider learning a musical instrument; for example: the more one practices, the better one will be able to learn to play. The same holds true for cognition and visual perception: with practice; a person can learn to see better and this is the case for both healthy adults and patients…

Immune hematology

T cells may bolster CAR T immunotherapy

The study find that the a cancer immunotherapy called CAR (for chimeric antigen receptor)-T; in which a patient is re-infused with their own genetically modified T cells equipped to mount a potent anti-tumor attack. Since then CAR T approaches (one of several strategies collectively known as “adoptive T cell transfer”) have made headlines as a…

Brain Activity In Freely Moving Mice

Brain Activity Of Multiple Freely Moving Mice

Brain functions and related psychiatric disorders have been investigated by recording electrophysiological field potentials. Electroencephalography (EEG) measures whole brain wide activity; while local field potential recording detects the dynamics of more localized micro-networks of the neurons. Electrophysiological  field potential dynamics have been widely using to investigate brain functions and related psychiatric disorders. Considering recent demand…

Benign Skin

Patients Spending More Money For Benign Skin Condition

People with benign hyper pigmentation (the darkening or increase in the natural color of the skin), are willing to pay (WTP) nearly 14% of their monthly income and approximately 90 minutes a day to cure their condition. The study involved 85 adults with skin hyper pigmentation who were surveyed on the number of hours per day they…

Motor Vehicle Accidents

Heart Failure, Stroke Greater Among Occupants In Motor Vehicle Accidents

New research has shown that in older adults (65 and older); so being an occupant in an automobile during a motor vehicle accident may lead to heart failure or stroke; so as compare to pedestrians who are involve in motor vehicle accidents. Using U.S. hospitalization data from 2013 and 2014, researchers from Boston University School…

New Primary Prescription For Psych patients: Exercise

New Primary Prescription Found For Psych patients: Exercise

When issues comes to inpatient treatment of a range of mental health and mood disorder; from anxiety and depression to schizophrenia, suicidality and acute psychotic episodes; a new study advocates for exercise, rather than psychotropic medications, as the primary prescription and method of intervention. Findings from the study reveal that physical exercise; is so effective…

Golimumab

Golimumab Efficacy Maintained Through 1 Year In AS

Intravenous golimumab, administered in doses of 2 mg per kg, maintained its efficacy through 1 year in patients with ankylosing spondylitis, with no new safety-profile concerns, according to data published in the Journal of Rheumatology. “Shared decision making with patients can improve treatment satisfaction and is part of the treatment; discussion between patients and health care providers,”…

Alzheimer's Disease

New Neurons Continue To Form In People With Alzheimer’s Disease

In a new study from the University of Illinois at Chicago, researchers examining post-mortem brain tissue from people ages 79 to 99 find that new neurons continue to form well into old age. The study provides evidence that this occurs even in people with cognitive impairment and Alzheimer’s disease, although neurogenesis is significantly reduce in…

Nurses

Emergency Department Nurses Have Negative Attitudes

SELF-harm is a major public health challenge, but nursing staff often struggle to fully understand the reasons behind it, according to the findings of an international research project; so carry out by experts at the University of Huddersfield and an overseas partner. The recommendation is that emergency department staff should receive focus education; so that they…

Mobile-Health Diagnostics Of Infectious Diseases

Mobile-Health Diagnostics Of Infectious Diseases

Taking connected mobile-health diagnostics of infectious diseases to the field; Additionally, phone-based decision trees can assist less-well-trained users in decision making and can be helpful in diagnosis; monitoring or for data-gathering more generally. Furthermore, in disease surveillance; there is an urgent requirement to detect and intervene more rapidly in emerging epidemics (for example, Ebola or Zika),…

Nuclear medicine

FDG PET/CT Evaluation of Pediatric Patients

The study find that the retrospectively reviewed the data from 31 pediatric patients with pathologically confirmed YST who underwent 34 PET/CT studies for the purpose of staging or restaging. The PET/CT ;studies are read by two nuclear medicine doctors in consensus. Histopathology combined with clinical and imaging follow-up was take as the reference standard. The…