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Galgo Fine Papers Organises Blood Donation Camp

To commemorate ten successful years of the Galgo Calendar, Galgo Fine Papers organised a blood donation camp at its premises in Okhla, New Delhi, supported by Okhla Printers and Providers Association (OPPA), on Saturday 27 April 2019. The 10th edition of the Galgo calendar is launched at Essex Farms, New Delhi on 5 April, 2019.…

Milk sharing

History And Resurgence Of Milk Sharing Practices

A new study examines the history and resurgence of milk sharing. Findings from the study will present during the Pediatric Academic Societies. Wet nursing was the safest and most popular alternative form of nutrition until further options inventing; leading to the eventual decline in the profession. Now, society is seeing a resurgence in milk sharing…

Tumor Suppressor

Role Of Dusp6 Phosphatase As A Tumor Suppressor

Most lung adenocarcinomas harbor mutations in KRAS gene (32%) and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) (11%), resulting in overactivation of the RAS-RAF-MEK-ERK pathway. Therefore, ERK signaling appears important or critical in at least 30–50% of NSCLC. ERK1/2 is activate by dual threonine and tyrosine phosphorylation of a TxY (threonine-x-tyrosine, TEY) motif by the mitogen activate…

Geriatrics

Morning Exercise Improve Decision Making in Older Adults

A study of older Australians has found a morning bout of moderate-intensity exercise improves cognitive performance like decision-making across the day compared to prolonged sitting without exercise. Furthermore; the study showed that a morning bout of exercise combined with brief light-intensity walking breaks to frequently disrupt sitting throughout an 8-hour day can boost your short-term memory…

antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Fecal Transplants: Best Answer to Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria

Transplanting human donor fecal microbiota into the colon of a patient infected with Clostridiodes difficile; (C. diff) may be the best treatment for those not helped by C. diff targeted antibiotics; according to an article in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. C. diff is the most common healthcare-acquired infection in the United States. It affects nearly half…

Decision Making

Morning Exercise Can Improve Decision Making Across The Day

Study of older Australians find a morning bout of moderate-intensity exercise improves cognitive performance like decision-making across the day compared to prolong sitting without exercise. Furthermore, the study show that a morning bout of exercise combine with brief light-intensity walking breaks to frequently disrupt sitting throughout an 8-hour day can boost your short-term memory compared…

Aircraft

Aircraft Delivers Donor Kidney To Surgeons

In the first-ever advancement in human medicine and aviation technology; a University of Maryland unmanned aircraft has delivered a donor kidney to surgeons at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC); in Baltimore for successful transplantation into a patient with kidney failure. This successful demonstration illustrates the potential of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for providing…

Mosquito

How to Be A Good Host for Zika Virus

Three years after the Zika virus swept through tropical and subtropical South America; the Caribbean, Florida, and Texas, much remains unknown; about what the virus needs to infect and damage its host cells in the brain. Now Whitehead Institute scientists have identified several requirements for Zika virus infection; providing new insights into the virus’ biology…

Inflammatory

Pathogenesis And Novel Therapeutics In Arthritis

Arthritis has a high prevalence globally and includes over 100 types; the most common of which are rheumatoid arthritis (RA), osteoarthritis (OA), psoriatic arthritis and inflammatory arthritis. All types of arthritis share common features of the disease, including monocyte infiltration, inflammation, synovial swelling, pannus formation; stiffness in the joints and articular cartilage destruction. The exact…

Placenta

Placental Function Linked To Brain Injuries

Allopregnanolone (ALLO), a hormone made by the placenta late in pregnancy; is such a potent neurosteroid that disrupting its steady supply to the developing fetus can leave it vulnerable to brain injuries associated with autism spectrum disorder (ASD); according to Children’s research presented during the Pediatric Academic Societies 2019 Annual Meeting. In order to more…

Public health

Child and Adolescent Health Improved But Maternal Mortality Worsened

The United States is one of only eight countries in the world; where decreases in child and adolescent mortality over a 27-year period; haven’t also been matched by reductions in maternal mortality; according to a new scientific study. This divergent trend also was found in American Samoa, Canada, Greece, Guam, Jamaica, St. Vincent and the…