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Atheroclerosis

Bladder Drug Promotes Atheroclerosis In Mice

A drug used in the treatment of overactive bladder can accelerate atheroclerosis in mice, researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden report in a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). According to the researchers, the results suggest that in some cases the drug; might potentially increase the risk of cardiovascular disease…

Thyroid

New Recommendations For Thyroid And Cardiovascular Disease

New Recommendations for a Thyroid and Cardiovascular Disease Research Agenda have been co-published in Thyroid and Circulation. The Guidelines are publish online here in Thyroid. The Guidelines are also copyrighted by the American Heart Association and are being simultaneously publish in its journal Circulation. Thyroid hormones have long know to have a range of effects on…

Radio daignosis

Whole-Body MRI Improve Cancer Staging

The study find that the Whole-body MRI is more efficient and less costly than standard methods use to stage colorectal cancer and non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC), and accuracy is similar, according to new findings. For colorectal cancer, the time it took to complete diagnostic tests was reduced from an average of 13 days using…

Immune Haematology

Inflammatory Autoimmune Disease Leads to Irreversible Damage

The research shows that Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system; turns on its win cells and attacks them for reasons that are not yet know. Scientists from the Institut Pasteur have show that ancient viruses are involve in the acute inflammatory defense response that may contribute to the disease.…

Gastric Glands

New Drug Design Might Inhibit Hepatitis A Virus

Structure-based drug design revealed that a compound previously investigated for the treatment of head-and-neck cancer could function as a lead compound for the development of drugs to treat hepatitis A virus infection, according to a study publishing April 30 in the open-access journal PLOS Biology by Dan Su of Sichuan University, Zihe Rao of Tsinghua University, Xiangxi…

Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Could Prevent Unneeded Tests In Patients

Artificial intelligence (AI) could prevent unnecessary diagnostic tests in patients with stable chest pain, according to research presented today at ICNC 2019. A decision support system save one hour of testing per patient. The International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT (ICNC) is co-organised by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC); so the…

Intensive Care

For Infants Intensive Care Units Are Translate To Better Outcomes

Most excessive noise is widely know to have negative effects on health, and children are neonatal intensive care units are among the most vulnerable. So to help preterm infants make a smooth transition to life outside of the womb, some NICUs have institute set quiet times to limit children’s exposure to potentially dangerous levels of…

Emergency Medical Treatment

Violations Of The Emergency Medical Treatment And Labor Act

Nearly one in five civil monetary penalty settlements related to Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) violations involve psychiatric emergencies. That is the conclusion of a study to be publish in the May 2019 issue of Academic Emergency Medicine, a journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Settlements related to psychiatric emergencies were…

Family medicine

Medicare and ‘Medicare for All’ Muddy the Campaign Trail

The researches  find that The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure. Because Obamacare advocates have found a powerful ally in House Speaker Nancy Pelosi; therefore who in a recent “60 Minutes” appearance said that concentrating on the health law is preferable to Medicare for All.…

Medical genetics

Gene Mutation May Prevent Heart Disease

Gene mutation may prevent heart disease, according to researches co-led by a Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) researcher. Publish in the journal Circulation: Genomic and Precision Medicine; the study finds that protein-truncating variants in the apolipo protein B (APOB); gene are link to lower triglyceride and LDL cholesterol levels; and lower the risk…

Fortified Rice

Bangladesh Might Produce More Fortified Rice

The government of Bangladesh has decided to tackle the problem of malnutrition. They have decided to grow more fortified rice from now on, to tackle the problem. This proposal was putting forward at a workshop event titled; ‘National Level Discussion Meeting on Promoting Nutrition; but among Adolescents’ held in Dhaka’s Cirdap Auditorium on Thursday, May…

Suicide

Biomarker Reveals PTSD Sufferers At Risk Of Suicide

The risk of suicide among individuals with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is much higher than the general population, but identifying those individuals at greatest risk has been difficult. However, a team at Yale has discover a biological marker link to individuals with PTSD who are most likely to think about suicide, the researchers report May…