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Glioblastoma

New Molecule Drug An Effective Strategy To Treat Glioblastoma

Glioblastoma , the most common form of brain cancer, is a deadly disease for which there is no cure. Known for resistance to conventional treatments, such as the chemotherapy drug temozolomide; glioblastoma is the form of cancer that ultimately lead to the recent death of U.S. Senator John McCain. Glioblastoma is the most invasive and…

Bangladesh's Urban Slums

Health-Seeking Behavior In Bangladesh’s Urban Slums

Previous studies of health seeking behavior among Dhaka’s urban slum population; suggest that the use of ‘traditional’ medicine has decreased as the use of biomedical services has increased; and that pharmacies are the principal healthcare provider for the majority of the population. However, as such studies are largely quantitative, little in-depth information is available; to…

OBG

Endometriosis is a Disorder that Lines the Inside of the Uterus

Endometriosis is a medical condition in women in which endometrial cells are deposit in areas outside the uterine cavity. The uterine cavity is line by endometrial cells, which are under the influence of female hormones. Therefore Endometrial cells deposited in areas outside the uterus (endometriosis) continue to be influence by these hormonal changes and respond…

Kidney Disease

Study Identifies Enzymes That Prevent Diabetic Kidney Disease

A new study from Joslin Diabetes Center has proven that certain biological protective factors play a large role in preventing diabetic kidney disease in certain people. The study was publish online in Diabetes Care. This study built on the findings from a 2017 Joslin Medalist Study of protective factors and diabetic kidney disease (or DKD). The…

Drug coverage

CMS Rule On Drug Coverage Policies For Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies

The federal government has backed off a proposal that would have let Medicare Part D prescription drug plans; deny coverage for therapies in six “protected” classes of drugs, including those for cancer and psychiatric conditions. While that is seeing win for many consumers, patients, and physician groups; the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services‘ (CMS)…

Immune haematology

Circadian Rhythm Influences Immune Responses

The studies show that adaptive immune responses  where  specialized immune cells ; therefore develop to fight pathogens are control by the circadian clock. Senior author Christoph Scheiermann ; says this is a striking finding that has potential implications for clinical applications ranging from transplantation through to vaccination. Clinical applications ranging The review find that the…

Parkinson's Disease

Noninvasive Biomarker for Parkinson’s Disease

Specific angles and sharpness of brain waves seen in unfiltered raw data from scalp; electroencephalograms have been tying to Parkinson’s disease. Reporting in the online journal eNeuro, researchers suggest that noninvasive EEG readings may provide easily detectable electrophysiological biomarkers to aid the diagnosis and fine-tune therapeutic treatments for the disease and potentially other motor disorders.…

Transfusion Diagnostics

Transformation Of Transfusion Diagnostics By TTP And Quotient

TTP plc (TTP), a leading independent technology and product development company; but has announced today that it has partnered with Quotient Ltd, a commercial-stage diagnostics company; committed to transforming transfusion diagnostics and beyond to develop and implement a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility; for Quotient’s proprietary MosaiQTMsystem. MosaiQ, Quotient’s proprietary multiplex microarray technology; offers the world’s first…

Haematology

FDA Approves Venetoclax for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

The study shows that the Food and Drug Administration approve venetoclax (VENCLEXTA, AbbVie Inc. and Genentech Inc.) for adult patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)  ;or small lymphocytic lymphoma (SLL). Therefore  Approval was based on CLL14 (NCT02242942); a randomized (1:1), multicenter, open label; actively controlled trial of venetoclax in combination with obinutuzumab (VEN+G) versus obinutuzumab…

Pool

Pool Chemical Injuries Occurred In Children

Pool chemical injuries led to an estimate 13,508 U.S. emergency department visits during 2015 to 2017, and about one-third of these injuries occurred in children, according to research publish in the May 17 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. Seriously injured body NEISS captures data on ED…

Nutrients For Vegans

The Importance of Vital Nutrients For Vegans

There are many reasons people go vegan, from wanting to be healthier, to reducing their environmental footprint; to concerns about animal welfare. No matter what the reason, many people find it difficult to meet the nutrient intake; targets for specific vitamins and minerals while on a vegan diet. These include vitamin B12, iron, calcium, and…

Sleep Apnoea

Women With Sleep Apnoea Likely Diagnose Than Men Having Cancer

Study has find that women with obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) are more likely to diagnose with cancer than men with the condition, according to research publish in the European Respiratory Journal. OSA, where the airways close completely or partially many times during sleep, reduces the levels of oxygen in the blood, and common symptoms include snoring,…