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Outbreak Of Measles In Northern Netherlands

Outbreak Of Measles In Northern Netherlands

As measles is a highly contagious infectious disease causing by the measles virus; the dealing with a measles outbreak in a devout Protestant fishing village where vaccination rates are among the lowest in the country; 9 children and 1 adult have been diagnosing with the disease in the village of Urk; part of the so called “Bible…

Sleep

Sleep Quality Linked To Memory Problems In New Study

A new study has shown that poor sleep quality and varying bedtimes; reduce the ability to recall information from the past in older adults. The finding was particularly significant for adults of African-American descent; reports the study. The research was publish earlier this month in the journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. The study was titled,…

Biochemical Markers Among Hemodialysis Patients

Biochemical Markers Among Hemodialysis Patients

Islamic lunar calendar during which all healthy adult Muslims are requiring to abstain from eating any food and drinks from dawn to sunset; with special exceptions for those severely ill; menstruating females; pre pubertal children and travelers; The effect of Ramadan fasting on physiological and biochemical markers among healthy individuals has been widely studying. Research…

Heart Disease occur more often in women than in men

Heart Diseases Will Become Life Threatening Sooner

Heart Diseases; An international team of researchers are seeking to explore the heart at a depth that was previously impossible. They have now received a grant of nearly four million US dollars from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative – as one of the 38 Seed Networks working on the Human Cell Atlas. MDC researcher Norbert Huebner…

Radio therapy

Radionuclide Therapy Effective in High-Grade Neuroendocrine

The researches find that The researches find that the Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy (PRRT) has been shown to be safe and effective for patients with grade 3 (G3) neuroendocrine neoplasms (NENs); according to research presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging’s (SNMMI) 66th Annual Meeting. Receptor radionuclide therapy “While numerous studies have…

Radio diagnosis

Measurement of Blood Flow to the Heart Using MRI

The study find that the The non-invasive measurement of blood flow to the heart using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is on par with cardiac catheterization. Therefore This is the result of an international study publish in the current issue of the New England Journal of Medicine and headed by researchers from Goethe University. Magnetic resonance…

Simple Physical Models For Complex Protein Machines

Simple Physical Models For Complex Protein Machines

Artificial protein like structures with machine properties could be moreover designed by running a computer evolution of elastic networks. The living cell can be viewed as a factory where protein machines are in charge of various processes; such as transport of material inside the cell or operations with other macromolecules like DNA. The complexity of…

Medical Intensive Care Unit

Medical Intensive Care Unit Mitigate Burnout Among Physicians

Shortening the length of rotations in a medical intensive care unit (MICU) from the traditional 14-consecutive day schedule to only seven days helps mitigate burnout among critical care physicians, according to a new Penn Medicine pilot study. The study, published today in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine; so is the first to validate…

Children's HIV Status Enrolling In Preschool

Children’s HIV Status Enrolling In Preschool

Human immunodeficiency virus infection and acquired immune deficiency syndrome is a spectrum of conditions causing by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus; the study looking into whether children’s HIV status was disclosing when they were enrolling in preschool. It appearing that social stigma was at play. But children living with HIV are likely to live much longer…

Transfusion medicine

BlooDe Device Helps Study Plugging Capacity of Platelets

Various diseases can cause hemorrhages or thromboses, sometimes fatal, resulting in particular from complications during surgery. This may take the form of a dysfunction of the platelets (hemostasis), the blood cells the role of which is to plug the holes in the damaged blood vessels. Researchers from the University of Geneva (UNIGE); the University of…

Rheumatic Diseases

People With Rheumatic Diseases In Cyprus Needs Government Support

In many countries, rheumatic diseases has develop into a recognize nursing specialty; where nurses undertake advance and extend roles. While some countries have accept that interventions undertaken by nurses are essential; to effectively tackle the challenges of chronic illness in an integrate fashion, this concept has not been widely adopt across Europe. The campaign at…

Schizophrenia

Physical Evidence In The Brain For Types Of Schizophrenia

In a study using brain tissue from deceased human donors, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers say they found new evidence that schizophrenia can be marked by the buildup of abnormal proteins similar to those found in the brains of people with such neurodegenerative disorders as Alzheimer’s or Huntington’s diseases. Schizophrenia the specific cause of which remains…