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Eye Movements

Goggles May Help Diagnosis Eye Movements

Vertigo is a form of dizziness which can result in a loss of balance, a feeling of falling, trouble walking or standing, or nausea. There is more than one type of vertigo, each with a different cause, and sometimes requiring different treatment. Now a proof of concept study has found that special goggles that measure…

Prescription Opioids

Attorneys Suggests Prescription Opioids To Be Accessible To Public

Attorneys for news organizations argued Thursday that the U.S. public should be allowed to see federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed as the nation’s overdose crisis was worsening. But they urged a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati to overturn a lower court judge’s denial of access…

Lupus

Lupus Treatments Can Be Tailored To Patient’s Individual Cells

The kidneys of patients living with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) are often under assault, and not all those living with the disease will respond to standard treatment. A new report publish in the journal Nature Immunology online May 20 shows how tissue samples from these patients can accurately predict those more likely than not to…

Pharmacology

Treatment of Hepatitis C in U.S. Prisons Improves Outcomes

The researches find that the Persons entering prison for Hepatitis C, treating those who have at least 12 months remaining in their sentence; and linking individuals with less than 12 months in their sentence to care upon their release  result in improve health outcomes. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases; researchers find that these approaches provide the…

Older Adulthood

Focusing On Cancer Prevention In Older Adulthood

Cancer prevention efforts rarely focus on the distinct needs and circumstances of older people, who are at greatest risk for developing cancer; but society can do more to reduce cancer risk and preserve health as adults enter their 60s, 70s, and beyond according to a new supplement to the journal The Gerontologist from The Gerontological…

Cachexia

Withering Away: How Viral Infection Leads To Cachexia?

Many patients with chronic illnesses such as AIDS, cancer and autoimmune diseases suffer from an additional disease called cachexia. The complex, still poorly understood syndrome, with uncontrollable weight loss; and shrinkage of both fat reserves and muscle tissue; contribute to premature death. Researchers at CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of…

Gastroenterology

Timing of Colorectal Cancer Screening Disputed

The study find that the age of colorectal cancer screening to 45 years in adults at average risk; issued by the American Cancer Society (ACS) last year; could result in a waste of healthcare resources, specialists warn. Therefore “I suspect they will see a lot of healthy 45-year-olds  such as kale eating marathoners getting test;”…

Microorganisms

Developing Biosecurity Tool To Detect Engineered Microorganisms

If a genetically or synthetically engineered organism is release into the environment, how will we know? How can we tell it apart from the millions of microorganisms that exist naturally in the wild? That’s the challenge being taking on by a multi-institution research team, including Eric Young; assistant professor of chemical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic…

Sleep Quality

Breakthrough Devices Can Improve Sleep Quality In Teenagers

Recent studies have indicated that exposure to too much evening light; particularly the blue light emitted from screens on smartphones, tablets and computers can affect the brain’s clock; and the production of the sleep hormone melatonin, resulting in disrupted sleep time and quality. Sleep in teenagers can be improved by just one week of limiting…

General surgery

Surgical Procedure Reduce Risk of ACL Re-injury

The study find that While the ACL can be reconstructed through surgery; therefore there is a high risk of re injury in patients under the age of 25. Because In the largest clinical trial of its kind; therefore  researchers at Lawson Health Research Institute have shown that performing an additional surgical procedure called lateral extra-articular tenodesis…

Walking

The Risk Of Liver Disease Can Be Decrease From Walking

Physical activity, including walking and muscle strengthening activities, were associate with significantly reduce risk of cirrhosis relate death, according to research present at Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2019. Chronic liver disease is increasing, partly due to the obesity epidemic, and currently there are no guidelines for the optimal type of exercise for the prevention of…

Cell Co-Culture

New Cell Co-Culture: Future Of Personalized Medicine

Why doesn’t the same treatment work in the same way for every patient? How can a drug’s performance be optimized without causing side effects due to an excessive dosage? In an attempt to answer these questions, researchers at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland; have devised a cell co-culture platform that reproduces a patient’s tumor…