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Role Of Diet In Neuroinflammation And Neurological Disease

Role Of Diet In Neuroinflammation And Neurological Disease

There is ample evidence connecting metabolic disease, such as obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM); to dietary changes, including increase intake of high-calorie content, highly process food and their constituent additives; as well as decrease consumption of fruits, vegetables, and other sources of dietary fiber; common characteristics of what is known as “western” diets.…

Prevalent Mosquito-Transmitted Human Pathogens

Prevalent Mosquito-Transmitted Human Pathogens

Dengue virus,the causative agent of dengue fever, is the most prevalent arbovirus infecting humans worldwide. It is estimated that all four serotypes of DENV combined are responsible for 390 million infections annually; leading to 20,000 deaths. The only licensed vaccine has limited efficacy and an antiviral therapy is not available. Dengue virus has emerged as…

Long Term Care

Heart Failure Patients In UK Do Not Receive The Long Term Care

Management of people with heart failure in the UK has shortcomings in screening, continuity of care, and medication doses, which disproportionally impact women and older people; so according to a study led by Nathalie Conrad and Kazem Rahimi of The George Institute for Global Health at the University of Oxford, UK, publish May 21 in…

Family medicine

More Opioid Prescriptions in Dentists

The study find that the dentists practicing in the U.S. write 37 times more opioid prescriptions than dentists practicing in England. And; the type of opioids they prescribe has a higher potential for abuse. Because Their findings; which are report in JAMA Network Open, suggest that measures to reduce opioid prescribing by dentists; therefore who…

Medical genetics

Evaluating Genomic Sequencing Results in Newborn Screening

The study find that the Newborn screening is require in the U.S. ; and differs slightly depending on which state you live in. For the most part; therefore it’s done before a newborn baby leaves the hospital and includes a blood test that screens for 30-50 serious health problems that usually arise in infancy or…

LGBT Employees

LGBT Employees In Federal Workplaces Report Worse Job Experiences

Workplace inequality is visible when it involves gender and race, but less so with sexual identity and gender expression. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees in federal workplaces report worse job experiences than their colleagues; leading to higher intentions to leave their job, according to a new University of Michigan study. The research also shows…

Radio daignosis

Digital Breast Tomosynthesis, Digital Mammography

The study find that the Breast cancer detection is similar with digital breast tomosynthesis (DBT) or standard digital mammography, though DBT may reduce recall rates, researchers say. therefore “They expected; based on results from other studies; a higher detection rate in the DBT-arm;” Dr. Solveig Hofvind of the Cancer Registry of Norway told Reuters Health…

Heart Attack

Diagnosis Of A Heart Attack Treatment By Imaging

Imaging provides a more precise diagnosis of a heart attack that can be used to individualise treatment. That’s the main message of an expert consensus paper published today in European Heart Journal, a journal of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC), and present at EuroPCR in Paris, France.Heart attacks are diagnose and treat using coronary angiography,…

Aviation medicine

Defence Pilots Soon Join Civil Aviation Sector

The researches find that the defence pilots join the civil aviation sector to tackle the staff crunch. On Saturday; Usha Padhee, joint secretary of the civil aviation ministry; met defence personnel to discuss the feasibility of pilots making the transition from fighter planes to passenger aircraft. Defense personnel to discuss Padhee’s tweet read: “Proud privilege…

Bio-markers

Bio-markers Predict Risk Levels In Acute Heart Failure Patients

The study aimed to find bio-markers that predict risk levels in acute heart failure patients discharged from hospital; and who would benefit from heart failure drugs. But the drugs were diuretics, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors or angiotensin receptor blockers, beta blockers, and aldosterone antagonists. For the bio-markers, the study used two components of adrenomedullin; a peptide…

Gastroenterology

Drugs Reverses Inflammation, Scarring of Liver in Patient

The study find that the  specific protein interleukin 11 (IL11) with drugs called therapeutic antibodies, therefore reverses inflammation and scarring of the liver in patients suffering from an untreatable type of fatty liver disease called non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Because The findings; published in the top journal for liver and gut diseases, Gastroenterology; have implications for the development…

Urine Samples

Medication Nonadherence Common In Patients With T2DM

Routine urine samples can be used to test for medication adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the June issue of Diabetes Care. Prashanth Patel, M.B.B.S., from the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust in the United Kingdom, and colleagues use liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry analysis to measure nonadherence to…