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Healthtech Is Transforming Healthcare in India

Despite the central government’s much-publicized healthcare insurance program, Ayushman Bharat and National Health Policy 2017, India’s healthcare industry continues to be afflicted by plunging expenditure by the government, and lack of health amenities, education, and access to reliable medical care in the non-urban and semi-urban markets. Despite the central government’s much-publicized healthcare insurance program; Ayushman Bharat and…

Caffeine Consumption

Connection Of Adolescent Caffeine Consumption And Substance Abuse

It is not uncommon for teenagers to grab an energy drink for an after-school pick-me-up; or pop through the drive-through at Starbucks for a morning Frappuccino. But what is all that caffeine doing to their growing brains and bodies as they develop into adults? And could it lead to unintended consequences down the road? A…

Radio therapy

Radiation Therapy for Vaginal Cancer

The researches find that the vaginal cancer that was associated with complete uterine prolapse and complicate by severe intrauterine adhesions. In this case report; therefore they describe the clinical course and successful treatment of this rare condition. Because A 78-year-old woman (gravida 10, para 2, abortion 8) ;with a 10-year history of uterine prolapse presented…

Neonatal Seizures

New Drug Could Help To Treat Neonatal Seizures

A new drug that inhibits neonatal seizures in rodent models could open up new avenues for the treatment of epilepsy in human newborns. Researchers have identify that gluconate a small organic compound found in fruit and honey acts as an anticonvulsant, inhibiting seizures by targeting the activity of channels that control the flow of chloride…

Asthma

Dupilumab Cuts Exacerbations In Late Onset Asthma

Dupilumab is associate with significantly reduce severe exacerbation rates in patients with late-onset asthma with or without fixed airway obstruction, according to a study present at the American Thoracic Society 2019 International Conference, held from May 17 to 22 in Dallas. Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and swell and produce extra…

Knee Arthroplasty

Stopping bDMARDs Before RA Hip, Knee Arthroplasty Questioned

Stopping biologic disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (bDMARDs) for patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); before they undergo hip or knee replacement might increase postoperative infection; risk if it leads to increased use of glucocorticoids (GCs) to control disease flares, a study suggests. Guidelines advise stopping bDMARDs before patients with RA undergo hip or knee replacement; but the…

Bhutan

Changing Trends Of Visual Impairment And Cataract Surgery In Bhutan

Bhutan provides free access to basic public health services to its citizens as its constitutional mandate; and the primary eye care program is integrate into the primary health care system. In Bhutan, the first RAAB survey was conducted in 2009; it documented 1.5% blindness in people ≥ 50 years age. The results of the first…

Medical genetics

Multi Gene Traits Like Height or Obesity

The researches find that the Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) look at large populations to find genes that contribute to common, multi-gene traits like height or obesity. Because These comprehensive investigations frequently turn up large numbers of tiny genetic variations that show up more often in people who are tall; obese, etc. But this association doesn’t…

Ticks And Mosquitoes

New Coalition To Boost Fight Against Ticks And Mosquitoes

As the incidence of diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes in the U.S. continues to rise, a coordinated and strategic response is needed now more than ever and a diverse set of organizations are aligning to answer the call. However, under the stewardship of the Entomological Society of America, 18 scientific and medical societies, professional…

Radio daignosis

CT Imaging at Diagnosis to Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

The researches find that the computed tomography (CT) imaging at diagnosis to assess their risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) rather than relying on body mass index (BMI), say US investigators; as it is a better indicator of outcomes. Justin C. Brown, PhD; director of the Cancer Metabolism Program at Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge,…

OBG

Depression Up in U.S. Women at Hospital to Give Birth

The study find that the Women are more at risk of depression while they are pregnant; and during the weeks and months after having a baby. During pregnancy; hormone changes affect brain chemicals and cause depression and anxiety. Sometimes; pregnant women don’t realize they are depressed. They may think they have symptoms of pregnancy or…

Nuclear medicine

Hybrid FDG PET/MRI vs. FDG PET and CT in Patients

The study find that the computed tomography (CT); and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI); are routinely use in the evaluation of memory clinic patients. Therefore Hybrid PET/MR systems now allow simultaneous PET and MRI imaging within the duration of the PET emission scan. Brain imaging plays a pivotal role in the evaluation of patients with cognitive…