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Exercise After Surgery is Important for Lung Cancer Surgery

The study find that the  patients who exercised after the surgery to remove their tumour experienced better fitness levels and strength in their leg muscles as well as less shortness of breath compared to those who did not; therefore new research led by Curtin University has found. The research; published in the Cochrane Database of…

Krokodil Becoming The Russian Flesh Eating Drug

Krokodil Becoming The Russian Flesh Eating Drug

People who use Krokodil are usually injecting opioid drugs such as heroin or prescription painkillers; But these drugs causing physical and psychological dependence; that drives people to seek out any similar product when withdrawal symptoms kick in. Krokodil is a street name for desomorphine; a semi synthetic drug that has similar effects to heroin and…

Hematology

Blood Test Potentially Diagnose Alzheimer’s Even Before Symptoms

The researches find that the a patient’s response to treatment by doing a simple blood test. This is make possible using the APEX (Amplify Plasmonic EXosome); system invent by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS). Designed to pick up an early-stage molecular marker of AD; the aggregated amyloid beta (Aβ), the APEX system…

Bipolar Disorder

Better Care For People Displaying First Symptoms Of Bipolar Disorder

Better care and more research into treatments for people experiencing a first manic episode are urgently need; according to researchers at the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre. The study, publish in The Lancet Psychiatry by a team of international experts; describes patchy and inconsistent care, widespread failure to detect bipolar disorder early enough; and a lack…

Lower Respiratory Infections

Lower Respiratory Infections Causing Bacteria Are Resistant To Antibiotics

Lower Respiratory Infections; Scientists at the Quadram Institute and the University of East Anglia (UEA) have developed a new, rapid way of diagnosing bacterial lower respiratory tract infections in hours rather than days, that could improve patient care and slow the spread of antimicrobial resistance. The method is published today in the journal Nature Biotechnology. Lower…

Pregnancy

Popular Strategy For Raising Pregnancy Rates In IVF Fails

“Our findings give no support to a general freeze-all strategy in normally menstruating women,” said investigator Dr. Sacha Stormlund from Copenhagen University Hospital in Denmark; who presents the results today at the 35th Annual Meeting of ESHRE. “The results of this trial were as we expected,” said Dr. Stormlund, ‘namely; to see similar pregnancy rates…

Family medicine

Administration Seeks More Health Care Cost Details

The researches find that the The move, which officials said will help address skyrocketing health care costs; but comes amid other efforts by the administration to elicit more price transparency for medical care and initiatives by Congress to limit so-called surprise bills. Therefore These are the often-expensive bills consumers get when they unwittingly receive care…

Prostate Cancer

Risk Of Prostate Cancer: Chronic Inflammatory Diseases

The aim of study was to investigate the link between chronic inflammation and risk of prostate cancer; by examining the association between 1) history of CIDs, and 2) use of AIMs, and prostate cancer incidence; using population-wide registry-based data. Our a priori hypotheses were that risk of prostate cancer would be increase; among men with…

Candida auris

Insight of C. auris Transmission In The Healthcare Environment

C. auris; Researchers have now shown that patients who are heavily colonized with Candida auris on their skin can shed the fungus and contaminate their surroundings. But this finding provides an explanation for the extensive contamination that often occurs in healthcare facilities with the outbreaks. These results can help inform infection control efforts. But the research…

Neurons

Immature Mood Neurons Develop During Adolescence

Researchers have discover a mysterious group of neurons in the amygdala; a key center for emotional processing in the brain that stay in an immature; prenatal developmental state throughout childhood. Most of these cells mature rapidly during adolescence; suggesting a key role in the brain’s emotional development, but some stay immature throughout life; suggesting new…

Rhodopsin

Study Sheds Light On Rhodopsin Dynamics In Retina

Photoreceptor cells in our eyes can adjust to both weak and strong light levels; but we still don’t know exactly how they do it. Emeritus Professor Fumio Hayashi of Kobe University and his colleagues revealed that the photoreceptor protein rhodopsin; forms transient clusters within the disc membranes in retina. These clusters are concentrate in the…

Suicide Deaths among young black males increased

Suicide Deaths Are Rising Significantly Among African American Teens

Suicide Deaths; A large-scale study from The University of Toledo of young African Americans who have attempt or died by suicide suggests there is a greater need for mental health services in urban school districts; also that they need to do a better job in convincing parents and caregivers to safely secure firearms and ammunition…