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ICUs For Patients

The Superiority Of Closed ICUs For Patients

The closed intensive care unit (ICU) model, whereby a patient is evaluated and admitted under an intensivist and orders involving patient care are written by the ICU team, is associate with a reduction in certain types of hospital acquire infections, according to a study present at the American Thoracic Society 2019 International Conference, held from…

Mental Health Services Improves HIV Outcomes

Mental Health Services Improves HIV Outcomes

This study aims proving increasing access to mental health services improves HIV outcomes among vulnerable patients; a new study from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests;Based on their findings, the researchers are urging HIV clinics to expand their mental health services on site. With the president’s ‘Ending the HIV Epidemic,’ we need to…

The Fungus

The Fungus Could Help Fight Drug-Resistant Fungal Infections

How do you fight a fungal infection that is becoming increasingly resistant to medicine? By starving it, found a team of University at Buffalo and Temple University researchers. But to treat Candida albicans, a common yeast that can cause illness in those with weakened immune systems; researchers limited the fungus’ access to iron, an element crucial…

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Attention To Neglected Tropical Diseases

The term “neglected diseases” refers to malaria, diarrhea diseases, tuberculosis; and 20 neglected tropical diseases recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO);such as dengue, chikungunya, Chagas and leishmaniosis, among others. Although neglected diseases account for 11 percentage of the global disease burden; this are targeting by only a small proportion of the new drugs developing…

Treatment for Gama-Sarcoglycanopathy

Treatment For Gamma-Sarcoglycanopathy

Gamma-Sarcoglycanopathy (LGMD2C) is one of the most common limb-girdle myopathies. It affects less than 10 people per 1,000,000 and is characterized by progressive muscle weakness in the pelvis (pelvic girdle) and shoulders (scapular girdle), linked to mutations in the SGCG gene encoding gamma-sarcoglycan. There is currently no cure for this neuromuscular disease. Sarcoglycanopathies are rare…

Anxiety

Rate Of Depression And Anxiety Rising With Senior Health

Manitoba seniors are staying physically healthy longer, but their mental health may be worsening, a massive study of health data by the Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP) at the University of Manitoba has find. It found that seniors are living longer, experiencing fewer heart attacks or strokes, and staying longer in the community that…

Hematology

Boy to Complete Full Treatment for Leukemia

The researches find that the boy who is at the center of a legal battle between doctors and his parents is in remission according to his mother. Therefore Taylor Bland announced on Facebook and Go Fund Me that her son Noah is “cancer free” after completing the induction phase of chemotherapy. Additionally, Bland stated the…

Nuclear medicine

PET-CT Scanning is Integral to Treating Patients

The study find the cancer patients in Thames Valley will receive a poorer service because NHS England has decided to take a contract for PET-CT scanning away from Oxford university hospitals (OUH) ; buttrust and hand it to the private firm In Health. Therefore They have heavily criticised NHS England’s behaviour and judgment over the…

Omega-3 Fish Oils

Omega-3 Fish Oils and Inflammation: Beyond Heart Health

Omega-3s and other healthy oils are the building blocks for cell membranes. When a healthy cell becomes damaged, the torn cell membrane becomes the chemical signals to bring in the repair crew. The repair crew are the white bloods cells, and the inflammatory mediators that cause swelling and redness. For an acute injury, the inflammatory…

Lung Transplant

Double Lung Transplant; The Rare Surgery

After her second double-lung transplant in 2012, Cassie Stanley was able to travel to Miami, Mexico and Las Vegas, root for her beloved Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field, work as a nanny and land a job as a paraprofessional at her local elementary school. But then, about a year ago, when Stanley and her boyfriend…

Skeletal Muscle Formation

3D Genome Regulates Onset Of Skeletal Muscle Formation

A new study from the University of Minnesota Medical School clarifies how the three-dimensional organization; but the genome is regulate at the onset of skeletal muscle formation. Although the DNA sequence of the genome is a linear code, like a long sentence; the actual DNA molecule twists and folds in 3D space. With some sequences…

India’s Healthcare

Staff Shortages In India’s Healthcare Delivery System

Public spending on healthcare has not crossed 1.28% of India’s gross domestic product (GDP) in the last decade. With disease transition where more Indians afflict lifestyle diseases; than communicable diseases–under way, human resource shortages and a continuing fund crunch affect India’s health goals. This is the concluding part of a four-part IndiaSpend-Observer Research Foundation series on…