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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…

Food

Promising Strategies To Control Bad Food Choices

What’s the best way to prevent children from overloading on bad food choices? Flinders University researchers have found that promoting substitution is the answer to turn around children’s excessive consumption of nutrient-poor foods; and beverages resulting in nutritional benefits that are even better than reducing intake of these discretionary food and drink choices. Flinders University…

Unnecessary C-Sections Increase In Bangladesh

Unnecessary C-Sections Increase In Bangladesh

Bangladesh is facing a massive boom in the number of medically unnecessary Caesarean section; commonly knowing as C-sections between 2016 and 2018 the number of operations increased by 51%; new figures releasing by Save the Children reveal.One of the biggest challenges is addressing a major shortage of accredited midwives in Bangladesh, who not only support…

Medical genetics

Genetic Mutation Causes Fatal Response to HAV Infection

The researches find that the a genetic mutation that caused an 11-year-old girl to suffer a fatal reaction to infection with the Hepatitis A virus (HAV). Because The study; which will be published June 18 in the Journal of Experimental Medicine; therefor reveals that mutations in the IL18BP gene causes the body’s immune system to attack…

Multi Patch Dengue Model Under Influence Of Wolbachia Bacterium

Multi Patch Dengue Model Under Influence Of Wolbachia Bacterium

A multi patch model for dengue transmission dynamics including; the bacterium Wolbachia is studying and by that the control efforts to minimize the disease spreading by host and vector control are investigating. Dengue fever following by Dengue hemorrhagic fever and Dengue shock syndrome have becoming serious health issues during recent years worldwide. But the major…

Skeletal Myogenesis Regulation By MicroRNAs

Skeletal Myogenesis Regulation By MicroRNAs

As skeletal muscle is the most abundant tissue in mammal’s body; It is a highly contractile and dynamic tissue with striking plasticity; In mammals, skeletal muscle cell is originating from the embryonic mesoderm and lateral mesoderm; forming embryonic somite which differentiates into dermomyotome and then compartmentalizing into the myotome and myogenesis regulation. Skeletal muscle development…

Transfusion medicine

Transfusion Dose Density Affects Myelodysplastic Syndrome

The researches find that the Transfusion dose density is an independent prognostic factor for progression-free survival (PFS) in patients with myelodysplastic syndromes treated with red blood cell transfusions (RBCTs), but according to a study published online June 6 in Haematologica. Louise de Swart, M.D., from the Radboud University Medical Center in Nijmegen, Netherlands; and colleagues…

Important sex hormone, testosterone

Sex Hormone Oestradiol Protects Female Brain In Mid Life

Sex Hormone; Recent research suggests that increased visceral fat that is body fat surrounding a number of important internal organs such as the liver, pancreas and intestines carries the risk of cognitive impairment in later life. “Our goal was to investigate whether excess organ fat is associated with a reduction in the structural networks and…

General medicine

Tobacco and Alcohol Usage are Extremely Common

The researches find that the tobacco and alcohol usage are extremely common in British reality television shows. Therefore The researchers measured depictions of alcohol and tobacco products on Celebrity Big Brother, Made in Chelsea; But The Only Way is Essex, Geordie Shore, and Love Island; because all airing on UK channels for a total of…