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Immune Cells Poised To Respond To Pathogens

Immune Cells Poised To Respond To Pathogens

Dengue virus is widespread in the tropics and is transmitting by mosquitoes; as skin is an important barrier to infections and contains resident immune cells poised to respond to pathogens; which can manifest as a severe; flu like illness with high fever; and can in some cases develop into a life threatening condition. But mast…

Quality Healthcare System In Nepal

Quality Healthcare System In Nepal

The recent study putting a spotlight on the country’s fragile health system; It has taken the birthing centers into consideration. In October 2017, Nepal’s Parliament passed a landmark bill to ensure health care for all and in areas like Nepal. But by mandatory health insurance for the citizens is the major provision of the Health…

Tuberculosis Infection

Tuberculosis Infection, Can Fight Body Immune System

Tuberculosis Infection; In the first days after the tuberculosis (TB) bacteria infect the body, a flurry of immune cells are activate to fight the infection. Now, researchers have identify a master cell that coordinates the body’s immune defenses in those crucial early days, according to a new study from Washington University School of Medicine in…

Major Simultaneous Use Of The Alcohol And Marijuana

Major Simultaneous Use Of The Alcohol And Marijuana

This research study evaluating the patterns of simultaneous substance; use among students in three state universities with different state laws on recreational use of marijuana. A major simultaneous use of the alcohol and marijuana is becoming higher risk than using either substance alone; because their effects can interact and cause excessive depression of the central…

Tetrodotoxin Finding In Pufferfish Providing Potent Pain Relief

Tetrodotoxin Finding In Pufferfish Providing Potent Pain Relief

The research study in rats offering up a possible alternative, involving an otherwise lethal pufferfish toxin; as opioids remaining as an mainstay of treatment for chronic and surgical pain; despite their side effects and risk for addiction and overdose. Tetrodotoxin finding in pufferfish providing potent pain relief when given properly ;While conventional local anesthetics block pain…

Anterior Cruciate Ligament

Anterior Cruciate Ligament That Stabilize The Knee

Anterior Cruciate Ligament; An innovative procedure that explores the use of amnion, bone marrow concentrate and suture tape in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction may result in earlier return to play protocols for athletes, suggests a new Marshall University study published in the May 6, 2019, edition of Arthroscopy Techniques, a companion to Arthroscopy: The Journal of…

Healthcare

Healthcare Fill The Gap, Patients Say They Are More satisfied

Healthcare; Findings from a new research study led by Thomas Kippenbrock, a nursing professor at the University of Arkansas, suggest that patients are just as satisfied or even happier with care from nurse practitioners as compare with doctors. Kippenbrock wrote an article titled “A National Survey of Nurse Practitioners’ Patient Satisfaction Outcomes” for Nursing Outlook,…

OBG

One Two Punch’ to Wipe Out Cancerous Ovarian Cells

The researches find that the one-two punch” on cells of ovarian cancer patients. In a study published in the journal Nature Communications; therefore they show the superior therapeutic effectiveness of the “one-two punch” on cells of ovarian cancer patients; based on manipulation of the state of cellular aging. Because With time, our cells age and…

Intensive Care Unit

Intensive Care Unit Recover STEMI Patients

Intensive care unit can be more than twice as costly as a stay in a non-ICU hospital room, but a new study finds intensive care is still the right option for some vulnerable patients after a severe heart attack. The new Michigan Medicine 2(University of Michigan) research, publish in The BMJ, found ICU admission was…

Haematology

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia to Aid Persistence of Leukemic Stem Cells

The study find that the Patients with chronic myeloid leukemia can be treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors. While these effective drugs lead to deep remission and prolonged survival; primitive leukemia stem cells resist elimination during the remission and persist as a major barrier to cure. As a result; therefore the majority of patients with chronic…

Immune Profiles During Acute Heart Failure

Immune Profiles During Acute Heart Failure

This research study quantifying the changes in the metabolome, lipidome and immune profiles during acute heart failure, one day after heart attack, and during chronic heart failure, eight weeks after heart attack. So after a myocardial infarction;  delayed progression or reversal of cardiac remodeling is a prime target to limit advanced chronic heart failure. In…

Nuclear medicine

PET Imaging Effect of Various Blood Glucose Levels on 18F-FDG Activity

Positron emission tomography PET imaging with radiolabeled glucose analog; 18Ffluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG), is commonly use in oncologic cases and is being increasingly use in neurologic; cardiac and infectious/inflammatory diseases. Glucose is transport across the plasma membrane into the cytosol by glucose transporters (GLUTs). PET imaging with radiolabeled There are currently 14 isoforms of the GLUTs which…