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Geriatrics

Reduced Memory Performance in Older Adults

A new study has found that variability in night-to-night sleep time and reduced sleep quality adversely affect the ability of older adults to recall information about past events. The study also found unexpected racial differences in the type of sleep patterns tied to lower memory performance ;across both younger and older African American research participants.…

Antibiotic Therapy On Gut Bacterial Communities

Antibiotic Therapy On Gut Bacterial Communities

The green turtles are endangering marine herbivorous hindgut fermenters; that contribute to a variety of marine ecosystems. Debilitating turtles are often rehabilitating in turtle hospitals. Since accurate diagnosis of disease is difficult; broad spectrum antibiotics are routinely using as a general antibiotic treatment; potentially causing collateral damage to the gut microbiome of the patient. Green…

Medical genetics

Huge Amounts of Genetic-Data from Ruminant Species

The study find that the new insights on how genetic adjustments through evolution have rendered the ruminants one of the most successful groups of animals on the planet. The results have recently been published in three articles in the acknowledged scientific journal Science. Approx. 20 million years ago, ruminants began to outmatch all other groups…

Pharmacology

Chemoimmunotherapy Regimen for Aggressive form of Lymphoma

The researches find that the a new chemotherapy/immunotherapy treatment combination for patients with relapsed or refractory diffuse large B-cell lymphoma a new chemoimmunotherapy regimen for this aggressive form of lymphoma. Polatuzumab vedotin incorporates a form of immunotherapy known as a monoclonal antibody ; But a manufactured protein that can bind to and kill tumor cells.…

General surgery

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…