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Radio therapy

Proton Radiotherapy Used in Early Stage Breast Cancer

The study find that the use of proton radiotherapy can be used for patients with early stage breast cancer. therefore This trial; led by Teresa Meier; MD, assistant professor of radiation oncology at the UC College of Medicine and a UC Health radiation oncologist; is find by grant money from Ride Cincinnati. Because “This study …

Family Medicine

Health Problems and Healthcare Use After Treatment

The study find that the non-metastatic breast cancer suffer from health problems after primary treatment. Therefore The problems reported by women include fatigue, tingling in the hands and feet (neuropathy), and memory and concentration problems. Because For two-third of these problems, healthcare services are sought. Chemotherapy was the treatment responsible for most of the health…

Medical genetics

Breast Cancer Metastasis by Cell Behavior Instead of Genetics

The study find that the physicians could predict the likelihood that primary tumors will metastasize; therefore they would be able to choose the best treatment options for patients. Because However, current testing only reviews tumor genetics; which can mutate and change clinicians don’t fully understand why some cancers spread and others do not. What they do…

Placental Stem Cells

Placental Stem Cells Can Regenerate Heart After Heart Attack

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have demonstrated that stem cells; derived from the placenta known as Cdx2 cells can regenerate healthy heart cells after heart attacks in animal models. The findings, published in the May 20 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences(PNAS); may represent a novel treatment…

Heart Valve

Novel Technique Reduces Obstruction Risk In Heart Valve Replacement

Researchers at the National, Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), part of the National Institutes of Health, have developed a novel technique that prevents the obstruction of blood flow, a common fatal complication of transcatheter mitral valve replacement (TMVR). The new method, called LAMPOON, may increase treatment options for high-risk patients previously ineligible for heart…

Pharmacology

Craving and Anxiety in People with Heroin Use Disorder

The researches find that the reduced cue-induce craving and anxiety in individuals with a history of heroin abuse; suggesting a potential role for it in helping to break the cycle of addiction; according to research conduct at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and publish ; May 21 in the American Journal of…

Maternity and child health

Medicaid Status With Low Birth Weight and Preterm Birth

The study shows that Medicaid expansion did not significantly impact rates of low birth weight or preterm birth outcomes from 2011 to 2016; but there were significant improvements in disparities for black infants relative to white ; infants for states that expanded Medicaid versus those that did not; n humans, preterm birth refers to the…

Pediatrics

One in Seven Babies Born With Low Birth Weight

The researches find that one in seven came into the world weighing too little; therefore according to a global assessment of birth weight Over 90% of babies tipping the scale at less than 2.5 kilos (5.5 pounds) when born were in low- and middle-income countries; researchers reported in The Lancet Global Health. Because Worldwide; just…

Transfusion medicine

Stem Cells are Extracted from a Patient’s Own Bone Marrow

The study shows that A surgeon recommended a hip replacement, but Kenneth Cevoli said no thanks. “They’re really quick to try to give you fake joints and make a bunch of money off you,” he said. At 71, Mr. Cevoli; a high-school guidance counselor in Teterboro, N.J., coaches cross country, teaches mogul skiing; surfs and…

Radio daignosis

System Spots Lung Cancer Before Radiologists

The researches find that artificial intelligence is able to detect malignant lung nodules on low-dose chest computed tomography (LDCT) scans with a performance meeting or exceeding that of expert radiologists; therefore reports a new study from Google and Northwestern Medicine. Because This deep-learning system provides an automate image evaluation system; to enhance the accuracy of…

Geriatrics

Weight Gain and Loss Worsen Dementia Risk in Older People

The study find that the Older people who experience significant weight gain or weight loss could be raising their risk of developing dementia; suggests a study from Korea published today in the online journal BMJ Open. Dementia is an important health problem especially with increasing life expectancy and an ageing population. In 2015; there are…

General surgery

Neurosurgeons Cut The Brain, They Must be Very Precise

In medicine, a surgeon is a person who performs surgery. Surgery is a broad category of invasive medical treatment that involves the cutting of a body; therefore whether human or animal, for a specific reason such to remove a diseased organ or to repair a tear or breakage. Surgeons may be medical doctors, dentists; podiatrists…