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Monostroma nitidum

Anticoagulant and Antithrombotic Properties Of Monostroma nitidum

Thrombus usually occurs in vessels with severe atherosclerotic disease and may embolize; to cause transient ischemic attacks and cerebral infarctions. Thrombosis is a result of an activation process of thrombin that converts fibrinogen into fibrin; eventually resulting in insoluble fibrin polymer or clot. The Global Burden of Disease Study 2010 reported that the ischemic heart…

Investigation of Cancer

The History Behind The Investigation of Cancer As Contagious Illness

In 1961, people in the suburb of Niles, Illinois, experienced what they termed a “cancer epidemic.” Over a dozen children in the town were diagnosed with leukemia within a short time. Fears quickly spread that the illness could be contagious; carried by some type of “cancer virus.” News coverage soon identified several other towns; but…

Species of bacteria

Postmenopausal women: UTIs Have High Recurrence Rate

A UT Southwestern study suggests why urinary tract infections (UTIs); have such a high recurrence rate in postmenopausal women several species of bacteria can invade the bladder walls. UTI treatment is the most common reason for antibiotic prescriptions in older adults. Because of the prevalence of UTIs, the societal impact is high and treatment costs…

Car Accidents

Legal Marijuana Reduces Pain, Increases Injuries, Car Accidents

In a review of more than 28 million hospital records from the two years before; and after cannabis was legalizing in Colorado, UCSF researchers finding Colorado hospital admissions; but for cannabis abuse increased after legalization, in comparison to other states. But taking the totality of all hospital admissions and time spent in hospitals into account;…

Sports medicine

Cancer Survivors Increase Their Physical Activity Levels

The researches find that the physical activity levels at the cancer level is most important. patients recovering from cancer increase their physical activity levels; therefore new research in the Journal of Cancer Survivorship reports. Because In the first ever study of its kind researchers from the University of Surrey and Universidad de Oviedo in Spain…

Watch TV

Children Affects Quality And Duration Of Sleep

Preschoolers who watch TV sleep significantly less than those who do not: according to new research by University of Massachusetts Amherst neuroscientist Rebecca Spencer and developmental science graduate student Abigail Helm. More surprising to Spencer; known for her groundbreaking research into the role of naps in children’s memory and learning, 36 % of 3- to…

Radio diagnosis

Microscope for Diagnosing and Treating Disease

The researchers have developed a specialized microscope that has the potential ability to both diagnose diseases that include skin cancer and perform incredibly precise surgery all without cutting skin. Because Our technology allows us to scan tissue quickly; and when we see a suspicious or abnormal cell structure; therefore They can perform ultra precise surgery…

Systemic amyloidosis

Renal Infarction Is Associated With Acute Kidney Injury

Systemic amyloidosis is a major cause of the renal injury; mostly due to direct kidney damage caused by deposits of an abnormal protein called amyloid; in the kidney parenchyma. In patients with cardiac amyloidosis; renal infarction is with acute kidney injury according to a new study in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, published by Elsevier. Investigators recommend…

Emergency medicine

Obesity Does Not Increase ICU Mortality Rate

The researches find that Obesity does not correlate to a statistically significant difference in ICU mortality rates of patients with concomitant acute respiratory failure that requires intubation; therefore according to research present at the American Thoracic Society International Conference; held May 17-22, in Dallas, Texas; however, because of a small sample size, further studies with…

Breast Cancer

Better Research Models to Fight The Spread Of Breast Cancer

Scientists are using a lot of genomic data to identify medical issues sooner in patients; but they are also using it to assist their scientific counterparts in researching diseases better. In a new study, Michigan State University researchers; are analyzing large volumes of data, often referring to as big data; but to determine better research…

Opioids Prenatally

Babies Exposed To Opioids Prenatally

Babies exposed to opioids while their mothers pregnant with them may need special care even before they start to experience withdrawal symptoms; according to Penn State research. Researchers from Penn State College of Medicine found that as soon as 24 and 48 hours after birth, babies who exposed to opioids prenatally reacted more strongly to…

Effective Dengue Vaccine

Exploring The Possibility Of A Broadly Effective Dengue Vaccine

Dengue is on the rise, with about 20,000 patients dying each year from this mosquito-borne disease; yet despite ongoing efforts a broadly effective dengue vaccine is not available. The complex challenges, current status of dengue vaccine development, and whether an effective vaccine is even possible are the focus of a thought-provoking Commentary published in Viral…