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Teenage sleep problems

Limiting Screen Use And Tackle Teenage Sleep Problems

Both in Europe and the US, more than 90% of adolescents have their faces buried in screens before bed. Often, this comes at a cost to sleep. Frequent screen users are much more likely to report falling asleep later, sleeping less, and waking during the night. Such difficulties are linked not only to poorer academic…

Steroids

People Use Steroids For Many Of Reasons

The Most media reports would have you believe steroid users are predominantly young men suffering a “crisis of male ego” who are on a “deadly crusade to get ripped”. The focus tends to be on health harms and the danger associate with using these substances. After critically assessing the research in this field; they find people use steroids…

Pharmacology

PI3K Inhibitor Approved for Advanced Breast Cancer

The researches find that the tablets were approve for the treatment of hormone receptor (HR)-positive; therefore human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-negative, PIK3CA-mutate; because advance or metastatic breast cancer in combination with fulvestrant; the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday. Metastatic breast cancer The tablets are approve for use in men and postmenopausal…

Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine Of 1-Hour Sepsis Bundle Of Surviving Sepsis

Currently available evidence does not support the recent “Hour-1 Bundle” recommendation to perform five initial treatment steps within the first hour in patients with sepsis. That’s the position of the European Society of Emergency Medicine (EUSEM), published in the May/June issue of the European Journal of Emergency Medicine, official journal of EUSEM. The journal is published in…

Hearing

Experimental Brain Controlled Hearing Aid Decodes

Our brains have a remarkable knack for picking out individual voices in a noisy environment, like a crowded coffee shop or a busy city street. This is something that even the most advanced hearing aids struggle to do. But now Columbia engineers are announcing an experimental technology that mimics the brain’s natural aptitude for detecting…

Examination Of Ethical Issues Surrounding On Wearable Brain Devices

Examination Of Ethical Issues Surrounding On Wearable Brain Devices

Brain Wearable devices are being market directly to consumers; and are often claim to  have benefits like boosting memory and modulating symptoms of depression. But despite the size of this market; little is known about the validity of these claims and, substantiate or not, the related ethical consequences. A team of neuroethicists look at the…

Intensive Care Patient

New Algorithm Uses Disease History To Predict Intensive Care Patient

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet have used data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients to develop a new algorithm. Among other things, it uses disease history from the past 23 years to predict patients’ chances of survival in intensive care units. Survival and mortality Every year, tens of thousands of patients…

General medicine

The Heat With Healthy Hot Chili Peppers

Red or green, sweet or hot, peppers are a great source of vitamins A, C, E and many of the B vitamins, plus minerals like calcium, iron and potassium. These and other nutrients are jammed into a low-calorie “package” that’s perfect for stuffing with other healthful foods. Chili peppers, such as jalapenos and serranos, also add…