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Summer Weather and activities may be challenging for older adults

Summer Weather May Be Challenging For People

This study deals with summer weather that not everyone is aware that summer weather and activities may be challenging for older adults. Senior citizens react differently to hot weather than younger people. They are typically more susceptible to dehydration and heat-related illnesses. They may also become disoriented by certain summer activities. Dehydration can lead to…

Nursing Home Care

Nursing Care Prices Rise Faster Than Other Medical Care

Nursing care; One of the largest studies on out of pocket costs for nursing home care finds prices are high and rising faster than other medical care and consumer prices, reports a team of health policy researchers. Their study, publish in Medical Care Research and Review, reviews nursing home prices in eight states between 2005-2010…

Heart Failure

Heart Failure Risk In Patients Who Receive Heart Devices

Heart Failure; Patients with left-sided heart failure who get implant devices to improve the pumping of their hearts may be more likely to develop heart failure on the opposite side of their hearts if they are pre-treat with off-label selective vasodilator drugs, according to new research published in Circulation: Heart Failure, an American Heart Association…

Protective Role Of Camel Milk In Testicular Damage

Protective Role Of Camel Milk In Testicular Damage

Where fenpropathrin (FNP) is a member of the synthetic pyrethroids; Here in, the present study conducting to investigate; for the first time, the potentially harmful effects of FNP on the reproductive system testicular damage of male rats; A wide range of synthetic pesticiding have been leaking into the rural environment through the agricultural activities to…

Health care Policy

Health Care Policy At Multiple Levels Of The Health System

Health care Policy; In this study Government policy and infrastructure have a substantial impact on hospitalization of older adults, according to a University of Waterloo study. The study examined the experiences of 254,664 patients in home care programs and 162,045 residents in long-term care in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario. Health-relate policy and its implementation is complex. Conceptual models…

Kidney Disease

New Class Of Drugs To Treat Hereditary Kidney Disease

Scientists from the University of Sheffield are part of an international collaboration to develop a new class of drugs; to treat a common genetic kidney disease which is a major cause of kidney failure. Working with Glasgow-based biotech company Mironid and colleagues in the US; the Sheffield researchers have carry out successful laboratory tests of…

Virtual Reality rehabilitation for stroke survivors

Virtual Reality Helps Quality Of Life Of Stroke Survivors

Virtual Reality; Researchers at the University of East Anglia are pioneering virtual reality (VR) rehabilitation for stroke survivors, using low cost videogame technology. They have worked with industry collaborator Evolv to create a new gaming platform to improve the lives of stroke patients suffering from complex neurological syndromes caused by their stroke. The new technology, which…

Using Nonlinear Microscopy For Neck Carcinoma

Using Nonlinear Microscopy For Neck Carcinoma

By using the laser light; the study making cancerous tissue visible. This enabling them to provide the surgical team with real-time information in order to reliably identify tumors; and the tumor margins and decide how much tissue needs to be cut away. The optical method will help surgeons to remove tumors more precisely and could…

Bad Gene Associated With Sudden Death In Epilepsy

Bad Gene Associated With Sudden Death In Epilepsy

Bad Gene; In sudden death in epilepsy, people stop breathing for no apparent reason and die. Now, a group of UConn neuroscientists have a lead as to why, they report in the journal eLife. More than one of every 1,000 people with epilepsy die each year from what’s called sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). No one…

Radio therapy

Technology to Personalize Lu-177-DOTATATE Therapy

The researches find that the developing a user-friendly (worn at home) vest with technology that collects data to tailor personalized therapy for patients with metastatic, somatostatin-receptor-2 positive neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). The study is present at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI). Tailor personalized therapy Targeted therapy using lutetium-177 (177Lu)-DOTATATE…

Risk of infection after using oral steroid

Oral Steroids And The Risk Of Infection In Inflammatory Disease

Risk of infection in oral steroid use in patients with the inflammatory diseases polymyalgia rheumatica and/or giant cell arthritis significantly increased the risk of infection, and the risk increased with higher doses, found a study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal). In a large study of almost 40 000 adult patients with polymyalgia rheumatica or giant cell arteritis…

Newborn who do not pass their routine hearing screening tests

Newborn Babies Bodily Fluids For Virus Linked To Hearing Loss

Newborn Babies who do not pass their routine hearing screening tests are invited to join a pilot program screening for the most common viral cause of disability. The study, a collaboration between the University of Melbourne, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute and four maternity hospitals and supported by the Deafness Foundation, aims to discover ways to…