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A key Anticoagulant Protein Help Prevent Thrombosis

The study find that the treatment of thrombosis, the leading cause of death among cancer patients. Because  In a study to be publish in Blood, the scientists describe the Ixolaris structure; therefore an important anticoagulant protein find in tick saliva, and its interaction with Factor Xa, a key enzyme in the process of blood clotting.…

Cancer Patients

Pancreatic Cancer Patients Miss Out Treatment May Extend Survival

The Despite potential for prolonging survival with treatment, so one third of patients with metastatic pancreatic cancer do not see a medical oncologist, and even more do not receive cancer direct treatment, find new research published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). Pancreatic cancer begins in the tissues of your pancreas an organ in your abdomen…

Players

Parents Help Counting Pitches For Their Players

Here most youth baseball coaches are not following established sports medicine guidelines when it comes to counting pitches for their players, according to a recent study from University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital. The findings suggest that coaches may need to enlist parents’ help in counting pitches for their young players. A kid the…

Radio therapy

Prostate Cancer Cells Mimic Bone When They Metastasize

The study find that the Prostate cancer often becomes lethal as it spreads to the bones; and the process behind this deadly feature  potentially be turn against it as a target for bone-targeting radiation and potential new therapies. Therefore In a study publish online Tuesday in the journal PLOS ONE; Duke Cancer Institute researchers describe how prostate…

Association Between Kissing And Oropharyngeal Gonorrhoea

The Association Between Kissing And Oropharyngeal Gonorrhoea

Gonorrhea commonly known as sexually transmitted disease; This study aimed to prove the association between kissing and oropharyngeal gonorrhoea among gay and bisexual men who have sex with men. However, the rise in gonorrhoea cases among gay and bisexual men who have sex with men (MSM) is of substantial public health concern worldwide. As per…

Cholesterol Levels

Reduces Cholesterol Levels After Heart Attack By Innovative Treatment

Results from the multi-center, randomized PREMIER clinical trial show a new treatment option dramatically lowers rates of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) for heart attack patients following an interventional cardiology procedure called percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI). The minimally invasive, one-time treatment decreases LDL levels by 50 to 80% in two to three hours. The study was funded…

Urinary Tract Infections

New Light On Urinary Tract Infections In Postmenopausal Women

UT Southwestern study suggests why urinary tract infections (UTIs) have such a high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women several species of bacteria can invade the bladder walls. UTI treatment is the most common reason for antibiotic prescriptions in older adults. Because of the prevalence of UTIs, the societal impact is high and treatment costs billions of dollars…

Health Service In Highlands

Restoring Live-Saving Health Service In The Highlands

In 2015, Anarda Gurung was an Assistant Health Worker at the health post in Laprak village in Gorkha District in north-central Nepal. When a massive earthquake struck Nepal on 25 April, Laprak – owing to its proximity to the epicenter; in Barpak in the same district was practically level. Anarda, who had been at home…

Skin

Nerve Fibers In Skin Are Involve In Initiating Neurofibromas

A study published today in PLOS ONE discovered the origin of severely disfiguring masses of cells, called neurofibromas, that gradually develop throughout the skin of patients afflicted with Neurofibromatosis 1 (NF1). The discovery consisted of micro-lesions that contain small pathological clusters of nerve fibers and associate Schwann cells that proliferate to form the bulk of the disfiguring…

Seaweeds

Seaweeds Might Help To Manage Hypertension

Sea vegetables are an intelligent addition for health and longevity. Over the last few decades, medical researchers have discovered that a diet rich in sea vegetables; but reduces the risk of some diseases and helps the body eliminate toxins. But sea vegetables are capable of binding with heavy metals and radioactive toxins in the body to…

Kidney Donor

84-Year Man Saves Neighbor Life, Becomes Oldest Living Kidney Donor

An 84-year-old Texas man recently became the oldest living kidney donor in the country after donating one of his kidneys to his 72-year old neighbor at Houston Methodist Hospital. Frank Dewhurst, who lives six houses down from Linda Nall, had known for years that his neighbor’s kidneys were failing; but it wasn’t until he saw…

Dying Child

Unconventional Efforts By The Hospital Staff To Save Dying Child

Anne Brescia sat beside her only child, Anthony, as he lay unconscious in a hospital bed Just a few months before, he was competing in a swim meet; now cancer was destroying his brain. Brescia couldn’t save her son. But she was determined to bring him home. Anthony’s journey was made possible through swift and…