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Pneumococcal Disease

Blocking The Spread Of Pneumococcal Disease

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists have reduced transmission of pneumococci; in mice using an experimental vaccine that targets proteins on the surface of the bacteria. The research appears online today in the journal Cell Host & Microbe. The results suggest a possible strategy for eliminating Streptococcus pneumoniae(pneumococcus); with combination vaccines that block bacterial transmission and prevent…

Aviation medicine

Emergency Medicine in Helicopters

The researches find that the a specialised air ambulance service started by two doctors trained in the U.K., has announce plans to launch its Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) in India which will be made available to seriously injured road accident victims free of cost. Therefore The company is talking to various States to roll…

New Legislation

The New Legislation Restricts Abortion Once “Cardiac Activity”

Last week the US state of Georgia passed abortion laws that wind back some of the hard-fought reproductive; rights won through America’s landmark abortion case Roe v Wade. The new legislation restricts abortion once “cardiac activity” can be detect. Since this usually occurs at around six weeks of pregnancy at which point many are unaware…

Pharmacology

Unexpected Survival Mechanism of a Subset of Cancer Cells

The study find that the the ends of chromosomes are structures called telomeres, which in normal cells ;become shorter as cells divide. Progressive shortening triggers cell proliferation arrest or death. Therefore Cancer cells; adopt different strategies to overcome this control mechanism that keeps track of the number of times that a cell has divide. Because…

Transfusion medicine

Geographic Disparities in Lung Transplant

The study find that the  the lung allocation policy eliminate the donation service area (DSA); as the first geographic tier of allocation. Therefore The lawsuit claim that DSA borders are arbitrary and that allocation should be base on medical priority. They investigated whether deceased-donor lung transplant (LT) ;  differed substantially between DSAs in the United…

Haematology

Novel Oncogene for Common Types of Blood Cancer

A study that revealed that hnRNP K over expression may cause B-cell lymphomas; therefore the most common types of blood cancer. Because The finding that this tumour suppressor gene may also cause cancer may lead to new methods for assessing patients and to the development of novel therapeutic approaches. Tumour suppressor gene The findings of…

Pediatric Thyroid

U.S. Incidence Of Pediatric Thyroid Cancer On The Rise

From 1973 to 2013, there was an increase in the incidence rates of pediatric thyroid cancer, with marked increases from 2006 to 2013, according to a study publish online May 23 in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery. Z. Jason Qian, M.D., from the Stanford University School of Medicine in California, and colleagues analyze trends in…

Deep Ocean Minerals

Deep Ocean Minerals Increases Running Capacity in Soccer Players

Hydrothermal systems in the deep ocean was propose to be among; the most credible settings for the biological origins of life. Indeed, such alkaline systems have been suggest as the source of the evolution of primordial metabolism. The marine environment possesses a rich pool of bio-active ingredients with numerous purported health benefits. Moreover, novel marine-based…

Brain Health

Exercise And Antioxidants Are Winning Combination For Brain Health

An international team of researchers representing several institutions in Japan and the US has published promising findings that may stand to benefit people living with the specter of Alzheimer’s and other neuro degenerative diseases, as well as age-related cognitive decline. In their paper published in PNAS, “Leptin in hippocampus mediates benefits of mild exercise by an…

Sperm Quality

Sperm Quality Among Swiss Men In ‘Critical State’

Scientists from the University of Geneva have discovered that Swiss men have the worst quality sperm in Europe; with 17% of Swiss men being consider “sub-fertile”; in accordance with guidelines from the World Health Organization (WHO). The study aimed to assess the quality of semen and male reproductive health in Switzerland. It employed a nationwide,…

Kidney Failure Patients

Substantial Volume Overload In Kidney Failure Patients

A new study published in CJASN found substantial volume overload, or too much fluid in the body, in patients with kidney failure who initiate peritoneal dialysis. Volume overload tend to improve over time after starting dialysis, but was at all times was higher in males vs. females and in patients with diabetes vs. those without. Different geographic…

General medicine

Herbal Tea Causes High-Blood Pressure Emergency in Patient

The study find that the a popular herbal tea; is not without health risks, as a case study of a man admit to hospital for a high-blood pressure emergency demonstrates in CMAJ(Canadian Medical Association Journa Excessive amounts of some herbal products can have harmful side effects. Therefore Products containing licorice root extract can raise blood…