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Female Athletes

Female Athletes, Many Of Them Are Iron Deficient

Female athletes may be comfortable pumping iron but they’re also alarmingly deficient in the vital mineral. A new paper from The University of Western Australia (UWA), Edith Cowan University (ECU), and the WA Institute of Sport (WAIS) reviewed existing research which found that up to 35% of female athletes are iron deficient compare to about five percent…

Age-Related Cognitive Decline

Personalized Approach To Age-Related Cognitive Decline

People are living longer than ever before, but brain health is not keeping up. To address this critical problem, a team of researchers has proposed a new model; for studying age-related cognitive decline one that’s tailored to the individual. There’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to aging brain health; says Lee Ryan, professor…

Arthritis

New Device Detects Mechanism, Efficacy Of Arthritis Treatment

Arthritis; the debate over how one of the most popular osteoarthritis treatments should be federally regulated could change, thanks to a Cornell University study and a new device that provides a better understanding of the science behind hyaluronic acid (HA) injections. The medical community has been dividing over exactly how HA injections; provide pain relief…

Deeper Understanding Of The Magnetic Behavior Of Nanoparticles

Deeper Understanding Of The Magnetic Behavior Of Nanoparticles

This study providing a deeper understanding of the magnetic behavior of nanoparticles; but magnetic nanoparticles can serve as tiny actuators, magnetically pushing and pulling other small objects; on employing the nanoparticles to clean up chemical spills and assemble and operate nanorobotic systems. Because of the fast method; economical and it does not require special conditions…

female reproductive system

Collaboration Of Researchers And Doctor To Screen Ovarian Cancer

A team of researchers from Clemson University and Prisma Health-Upstate are working to create; a screening process to diagnose ovarian cancer in the early or pre-cancerous stages. Their goal is to make this screening as simple and easy for women as getting a pap smear. The idea is to identify the pre-cancerous changes through the…

Immune hematology

Cholesterol is not Reduce Hyperactivity of the Immune System

The researches find that the the immune system also plays an important role in the development of atherosclerosis, but how cholesterol and the immune system interact is still undiscovered. Because An immune system is a collection of biological processes within an organism that protects against disease by identifying and killing pathogens and tumour cells. The immune…

Extracellular Gate Shapes The Energy Profile Of ABC Exporter

Extracellular Gate Shapes The Energy Profile Of ABC Exporter

ABC exporters consume energy when transporting molecules out of the cells; obtaining this from the splitting of the energy storage molecule ATP on the inside of the membrane; the ABC exporter is comprised of 3 areas; the energy providing motor inside the cell; a connector that extends through the cell membrane; and a gate on…

Cognitive Decline

Cognitive Decline May Accelerate After Heart Attack, Angina

Cognitive decline; Adults with incident coronary heart disease (CHD) are at higher risk for faster cognitive decline in the long-term, according to a study published today in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Coronary heart disease (CHD) is the leading cause of death in men and women. CHD occurs when coronary arteries become…

NHS braces itself for more deaths

NHS Braces Itself For More Deaths After Listeria

NHS; Public health officials have issued a warning to hospitals to be on red alert due to a listeria outbreak; but that is causing fatalities among patients. The Listeria bacterium has an incubation period of up to 70 days, meaning the NHS is expecting; but more patients to die from the infection listeriosis. The number…

Phone App

Phone App Uses Light, Audio To Treat Pain

Phone App; In this study researcher found smart phone application connected to goggles which flash light at a special frequency to tune patients’ brains in a ground-breaking treatment for chronic pain. The phone app being develop by the team will eventually allow patients to choose between light, audio, or ‘neurofeedback’ treatments for pain in future.…

Efficacy Of Favipiravir Against Bourbon Virus In Mice

Efficacy Of Favipiravir Against Bourbon Virus In Mice

Bourbon virus is an emerging tick borne RNA virus in the orthomyxoviridae family; an experimental antiviral drug that cures mice infected with the potentially lethal virus. The drug, favipiravir, is approving for treatment of influenza, a relating virus. As bourbon virus was first identified in 2014; in a previously healthy middle aged man in Kansas;…

General medicine

Use of Mentholated Cigarettes and Smoking Cessation

The study find that the Big Tobacco has sold African American smokers on menthol-flavored cigarettes through targeted marketing campaigns. That’s among the reasons why, in the U.S., black smokers who prefer menthols are 12% less likely to quit smoking compared to non-menthol users; according to the results of a newly published study. Smokers on menthol-flavored…