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Charcoal-based toothpaste

Charcoal-Based Toothpaste Comes With ‘Real Risks’

Writing in the British Dental Journal, scientists have concluded that there are no proven benefits for toothpaste containing activated charcoal and that it may actually increase the risk of tooth decay and staining. But the research is in stark contrast to marketing that claims charcoal toothpaste; has whitening and antibacterial benefits, among many others. Activated charcoal,…

Alcohol use in people with HIV

Integrated Alcohol Tx Reduces Alcohol Use In People With HIV

People with HIV who drink too much were more likely to reduce drinking after undergoing; an approach to care known as integrated stepped alcohol treatment, according to a Yale-led study. The finding supports greater use of this treatment model in HIV clinics; but to improve outcomes for patients with both HIV and drinking problems, the…

Kidney Allergic

Team Finds Biomarkers To Diagnose Serious Kidney Allergic Reaction

A team led by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers says it has identified two protein biomarkers in urine that may one day be used to better diagnose acute interstitial nephritis (AIN), an under diagnose but treatable kidney disorder that impairs renal function in the short term and can lead to chronic kidney disease, permanent damage or…

Replacing meat with fish

Replacing The Processed Meat With Fish In Danish Diet

A Danish diet has lot of fat in it because of the high intake of the red and processed meat. But if they replace the meat with fish they will gain a lot of health benefit; according to calculations from the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark. Men over 50 and women of childbearing…

Cancer Cells

A Protein That Mediates Key Processes In Cancer Cells

Proteins are sometimes describing as the building blocks of life; inside cells, proteins associate into large macromolecular complexes, consortia of proteins that cooperate to perform specific functions. A large number of cancer research studies focus on finding inhibitors for some of these protein complexes. Kinases like mTOR and ATR, and enzymes like telomerase; which are…

Pilots

Aerospace Medicine: Mayo Clinic Researchers Are Looking Ahead

Aviation medicine, also called flight medicine or aerospace medicine; is a preventive or occupational medicine in which the patients/subjects are pilots, aircrews, or astronauts. The specialty strives to treat or prevent conditions to which aircrews are particularly susceptible; applies medical knowledge to the human factors in aviation and is thus a critical component of aviation safety. Space medicine and research Mayo…

geriatrics

New Federal Ratings for Rehab Services at Nursing Homes

Researches find that nursing homes services used by nearly 2 million older adults each year. Medicare’s Nursing Home Compare website now includes a “star rating” (a composite measure of quality) for rehab services skilled nursing care and physical; therefore occupational or speech therapy for people recovering from a hospitalization. Because The site also breaks out…

Sunscreen

Effect Of Sunscreen Get Into People’s Bloodstreams

Researcher study publish in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) has attract widespread media attention after it find chemicals contain in sunscreen could get into people’s bloodstreams: A variety of different chemicals in sunscreen are use to absorb or scatter UV light both long wavelength (UVA) and short wavelength (UVB)  to protect us from…

Health and hospital

Healing program provides Medical Benefits

The study find that  comfort in the most unexpected way. As her husband lay dying in his hospital bed, the sound of a harp wafted in. Intrigued; Woolf went into the hallway to chat briefly with the harpist; Una O’Donovan. Because “I told her that her being there felt like a gift; therefore ” Woolf…

Obstetric Fistula

New Method To Fight Off Obstetric Fistula By Bangladesh

Bangladesh has officially launched the new five-year strategy to tackle obstetric fistula; in women with the support of the UN population agency UNFPA. The 2017-2022 strategy has provided guidelines for expected levels of fistula care through different tiers of health services. A distinct role has been proposing for community clinics for prevention, care and referral…

Radio therapy

Proton Therapy System for Cancer Patients

The researches find that  safer treatment with the Pro Beam Proton Therapy System; the first of such advance radiation treatment system in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand. Because The system; which costs about $32 million; has been successfully install at the Biopolis by Proton Therapy; a subsidiary of healthcare diagnostics service provider Singapore Institute…

HIV in New Zealand

Reports Suggest HIV Cases Decline in New Zealand

In 2018, 178 cases were reported, a decrease from the 198 reported in 2017; and 251 in 2016, figures released today by the AIDS Epidemiology Group, University of Otago, show. For the second year in a row there has been a reduction in the number of confirmed cases of HIV in New Zealand. HIV is…