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Surgical Care Improvement Linked to Hospital

The researcher find that surgery also have better performance on measures of profitability; therefore reports a study in the May/June issue of the Journal of Healthcare Management, an official publication of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE). The journal is publish in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Because Their findings suggest target improvement in…

Menopause

Fat-Mass Continues To Increase In Middle-Age Women

The menopause is when a woman stops having periods and is no longer able to get pregnant naturally. Periods usually start to become less frequent over a few months or years before they stop altogether. Sometimes they can stop suddenly. The menopause is a natural part of aging that usually occurs between 45 and 55 years…

Anesthesiology

The Women Using Ketamine to Treat Depression

The study find that ketamine intravenously to treat depression, with clinics springing up across the US. Therefore The restaurant manager has struggled with depression since she was nine. she  was at the end of my wit,” she tells me. she  was like, I’m done, she don’t want to live anymore. Because ” Then a friend…

Faster Walkers

Data Suggests Faster Walkers More Likely To Live Longer

People who report that they have a slower walking pace have a lower life expectancy than fast walkers; according to a new study conducted by researchers at the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Leicester Biomedical Research Centre—a partnership between Leicester’s Hospitals, the University of Leicester and Loughborough University. The research, using data from the…

Pharmacology

Chemotherapy Better for Older Patients with Advanced Cancers

Chemotherapy, in its most general sense, refers to treatment of disease by chemicals that kill cells, both good and bad; but specifically those of micro organisms or cancerous tumours. Therefore In popular usage; it refers to antineoplastic drugs use to treat cancer or the combination of these drugs into a cytotoxic standardized treatment regimen. Because…

ENT

Unilateral Optic Nerve Lesions in MS

Study find that the identifying unilateral optic nerve lesions in patients with multiple sclerosis; therefore according to a study published in the May issue of the Annals of Neurology. Optical Coherence Tomography is a non-invasive diagnostic technique that renders an in vivo cross sectional view of the retina. Because OCT utilizes a concept known as…

Male Postnatal Depression

People Fail To Recognise Male Postnatal Depression

A new study shows that people are almost twice as likely to correctly identify signs; of postnatal depression in women than in men. The research, published in the Journal of Mental Health and led by Professor Viren Swami of Anglia Ruskin University; involved 406 British adults aged between 18 and 70. The participants presented with…

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

FASD Prevalence Very High in Susceptible Groups

A major new review of the world literature has found that Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) is 10 to 40 times higher in certain susceptible groups than the general population. These groups include children in care, people in correctional services or special education services; Aboriginal populations, and people using specialized clinical services. FASD is a…

Animal Intelligence

Rewards Might Mask Animal Intelligence

Rewards are frequently used to promote Animal Intelligence; but rewards may actually mask true knowledge; finds a new Johns Hopkins University study with rodents and ferrets. The findings, published May 14 in Nature Communications, show a distinction between knowledge and performance, and provide insight into how environment can affect the two. “Most learning research focuses…

Immune haematology

Regulatory T Cells Improve Cancer Therapies

The study find that immune system against cancer have made remarkable progress against certain types of tumors; therefore they still remain ineffective in most cancer patients. A new study from the Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases (CIID) at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) describes a method of reprogramming the regulatory T cells that usually suppress…

Opioid use disorder

Ethnic Disparities In Access To Buprenorphine

Racial and ethnic minorities with opioid use disorder (OUD); have a significantly lower odds of receiving a prescription for buprenorphine compared with their white counterparts; new research shows. Investigators used two large databases that included 13.4 million outpatient visits in 2012-2015 to compare buprenorphine prescriptions; in white patients versus those of other races and ethnicities.…

Measles Outbreaks

A Computer Model Pinpoint Measles Outbreaks Occur

According to a analysis published on May 9 in The Lancet Infectious Diseases journal; a computer model pinpoint where measles outbreaks are likely to occur. The researchers accurately predicting some of the U.S.; but regions where measles might spread. Their predictions included counties in New York, Washington state and Oregon; but where measles outbreaks are…