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Pregnancy-Related Maternal Deaths Occur Months after Delivery

Pregnancy-Related Maternal Deaths Occur Months After Delivery

Many women still die from pregnancy-related causes; some up to a year after delivery, according to report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But about 700 pregnancy-related deaths occur in the United States each year, and 3 out of 5 are preventable. Nearly 31% of the deaths happen during pregnancy, and another…

Lyme Disease

Prevent Lyme Disease By Preventing Tick Bites

Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected black-legged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to joints, the heart, and the nervous system. Lyme disease is diagnosed based on symptoms,…

Heart

Abnormal Proteins In The Heart Often Goes Undiagnosed

Potentially fatal buildup of abnormal proteins in the heart and other organs is being delay in its diagnosis and under treated despite new drugs that can combat it, a new study suggests. Although the condition, know as transthyretin amyloidosis, is still perceived as rare, advances in imaging techniques have led to greater awareness. Increasingly, it’s…

Ear Canals

Actually Fact About Ear Canals Tells A Lot

Just when I thought I’d heard it all, someone shared a foul yet compelling fact about ear canals. The consistency of a given person’s ear wax directly indicates how sweaty they are as a human being. Mind blown. I’m nervously perspiring in the light of this newfound knowledge. And now I feel extremely insecure about my wet ear…

Radio Therapy

Proton Cancer Therapy System That Replace X-ray Cancer Therapy

The researches find that the proton cancer therapy system that can replace the commonly use x-ray cancer therapy system (LINAC). More than 180,000 patients have been treat in proton therapy (Note) over the years. Therefore The use of proton cancer therapy became applicable for health insurance in Japan for pediatric cancer in 2016; followed by…

Bio markers for Alzheimer's Disease

Plasma Bio markers For Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is the primary cause of dementia, and so far, no effective treatment can prevent, delay or stop its progression. To envision an effective future treatment for Alzheimer’s Disease; clinicians need to be able to diagnose Alzheimer’s Disease at its prodromal stages accurately. Researchers know that Alzheimer’s Disease has an extensive prodromal stage…

Opioids

Risk Of Suicide Attempt By Children Doubles If Parent Uses Opioids

The suicide rate among young people in the U.S. has risen dramatically in the past 15 years. Over the same time period, opioid use and abuse in adults also has increase considerably. Researchers from the University of Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh report on a connection between these two epidemics in a study publish…

Hepatitis C

Prisoners At High Risk Of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV)

At present drug prices, testing all persons entering prison for Hepatitis C virus (HCV), treating those who have at least twelve months remaining in their sentence, and linking individuals with less than twelve months in their sentence to care upon their release would result in improved health outcomes. While coming to the cost-effective, however, the…

Health Problems

Too Much Or Too Less Vitamin D Can Lead To Health Problems

Understanding how much vitamin D you need can be confusing; because there are different recommendations about how much vitamin D adults should get. Using the recommendations that fall on the low end, many adults don’t get the amount of vitamin D they should. Because few foods contain vitamin D naturally, eating foods fortified with vitamin…

Minor Stroke

Symptoms Of Minor Stroke Experiencing By Men And Women

Women experiencing a minor stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA) are less likely to be diagnose with a stroke compare to men even though they describe similar symptoms in emergency departments. In our study, men were more likely to be diagnose with TIA or minor stroke; also women were 10% more likely to be given…

Indian Healthcare

Robot Care-Takers: The Next Big Thing In Indian Healthcare

In recent years, the Indian healthcare sector has grown exponentially; but owing to the increased investment, both in public as well as private sectors. According to a report by NITI Aayog, the Indian government will increase public expenditure on healthcare from 1.1% to 2.5% GDP in the next four years and subsequently to 5% in…

Young Men

Experimental Fertility Preservation Provides Hope For Young Men

Testicular tissue samples obtained from 189 males who were facing procedures that could imperil fertility were cryopreserved at one university, proving the feasibility of centralized processing and freezing of testicular tissue obtained from academic medical centers, including Children’s National, scatter around the world. Cancers or blood disorders An estimated 2,000 U.S. boys and young men…