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Opioid Addiction Treatment In The Emergency Department

In a novel approach, Emergency Departments doctors at several teaching hospitals treat more than overdose symptoms. They start patients on the road to recovery. The high school student was soon hook on the drug and buying it on the street. Eventually her habit led her to heroin. It was a lot cheaper and I got…

Pediatric Kidney Transplant

Quality Of Life In Pediatric Kidney Transplant Recipients

A kidney transplant is a surgical procedure to place a healthy kidney; from a live or deceased donor into a person whose kidneys no longer function properly. The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs on either side of the spine just below the rib cage. Each one is about the size of a fist. Their main…

Macular Degeneration

Genetic Underpinnings Of Macular Degeneration

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the most common causes of vision loss in people over age 65. The exact cause is unknown, but the fact that a family history of AMD increases a person’s risk; for the condition suggests genetics play an important role. Using stem cells derived from six people; University of…

Family medicine

Primary Care Clinician for Respiratory Tract Infection

The study find that many medical problems commonly seen in the primary care clinician’s office are associate with ED, the majority of men do not discuss sexual difficulties and activities with their clinician. Therefore Patients are, however, appreciative of the clinician’s willingness to listen and initiate discussions. Often a new level of patient-doctor relationship is…

Couple

Palliative Care Power Couple Faces Cancer At Home

Kathy Brandt and Kim Acquaviva have been together, death has been a constant companion. It’s the reason they went to work each morning. Acquaviva, a professor of nursing, wrote an acclaimed 2017 book on inclusive end-of-life care for LGBTQ people. Brandt, a nationally know hospice industry leader and consultant, was tapped to write and edit the…

Radio therapy

Cancer Patients at The Christie Understand Proton Beam Therapy

The study find that new module for ‘Xploro’ to be used by children undergoing Proton Beam Therapy. Therefore It includes unique environments model on the hospital itself and a 3D experience showing exactly what happens when someone has the pioneering treatment. Because Xploro ‘s CEO, Dom Raban; is inspire to develop the ‘Xploro’ app after…

Antibodies

‘Inconsistent’ Use Of Antibodies In Lab Experiments

Scientists at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Center say they have affirmed widespread inconsistencies; but in the use of a common laboratory procedure called immuno-histochemical staining; and say the variations are making many laboratory experiments unreliable. Their findings were outlined in a special issue of the Asian Journal of Urology. In a review of papers published…

Children In Quebec

Type 1 Diabetes Symptoms: Among Children In Quebec

Elwyn was a healthy 13 month-old toddler when she started drinking water from the bathtub. Over time, she became increasingly thirsty and demanded more and more breast milk. For her parents, this seemed like typical behavior related to a growth spurt. One day, however, they noticed that she was abnormally weak and her to the…

Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Effective Topical Treatment For Cutaneous Leishmaniasis

Paromomysin-based topical treatments were shown to be effective in curing cutaneous leishmaniasis (CL), according to a randomized, double blind study conducted in Panama and published with PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. Leishmaniasis, transmitted by a female phlebotomine sand fly bite; but is endemic in 98 countries and has approximately 0.7 to 1.2 million CL cases each year.…

Macrophages

Novel Therapeutic Strategy For Rheumatoid Arthritis

A collaborative study has identified a new molecular mechanism causing rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers found that the death of macrophages, an immune cell type, can trigger the disease. Moreover, they discovered how the protein A20 prevents macrophage death and protects against arthritis. These findings open up new possibilities for the treatment of this debilitating disease.…

Family medicine

Hospital Closure, Pioneer Kansas Town Asks

Researches find that the local hospital; stepped through the doors to join a weekly morning coffee organized by Fort Scott’s chamber of commerce. The town manager was there, along with the franchisee of the local McDonald’s, an insurance agency owner and the receptionist from the big auto sales lot. Baker; who grew up on a farm…

Stress

How Stress Can Affect Your Sleep

Stress not only harms your well-being but it also can prevent you from getting a reasonable amount of sleep. A Baylor College of Medicine sleep expert explains how stress can interfere with your nighttime schedule and ways you can sleep more when life becomes busy. “Stress can affect sleep in different ways,” said Dr. Annise…