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Handheld Device to diagnose skin cancer

Handheld Device To Diagnose Skin Cancer

Handheld Device; Even the best dermatologists can’t diagnose skin cancer by eye, relying on magnifying glasses to examine suspicious blemishes and scalpels to cut tissue for analysis. With up to more than 70% of biopsies coming back negative, millions of healthy patients undergo painful, costly and unnecessary procedures. Now, using shortwave rays used in cellphones…

Brain parasite

Parasite Invades Host Cell, Maintains Steady Nutrient Supply

Parasite; A team of researchers has found that a dangerous type of parasite that affects the brain; but maintains a stable supply of essential nutrients as it replicates in the host cell. In an unexpected turn of events, the body itself delivers food to the harmful predator. The researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine…

Discovering Exhaustion Mode Of Immune Cells

Discovering Exhaustion Mode Of Immune Cells

Some tumors and certain viral infections pose a challenge to the human body which the immune system cells; typically fails to hand. In these diseases it switches to hypofunctional state that prevent adequate protection; by  identifying the crucial molecular switch that triggers such dysfunctional immunity responses. Dysfunctional immune responses this could make it possible in…

Knee Arthroplasty

Pre-Operative Prediction Of Soft Tissue Balancing In Knee Arthoplasty

Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) is a surgical procedure aim to replace the damage surfaces of the knee joint with artificial components. The increasing number of osteoarthritis patients due to the progressive aging of the population boost; the demand of total knee replacement surgeries, which now present in most clinical studies a success rate of 90%…

National Health Policy Vision Spelt Out In 2017

National Health Policy Vision Spelt Out In 2017

The vision spelt out in the National Health Policy of 2017 must be translating into synergistic actions across various components and levels of the health system; The promise of universal health coverage, offered by Ayushman Bharat, must be delivering through increasing resources and redesign as needing. The second term of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government…

Surgeons continued to hand out far more pills

Surgeons Will Write Prescriptions For More Opioid Pills

Surgeons; This study deals with opioid addiction and deadly overdoses escalate into an epidemic across the U.S., thousands of surgeons continued to hand out far more pills than needed for postoperative pain relief, according to a KHN-Johns Hopkins analysis of Medicare data. Many doctors wrote prescriptions for dozens of opioid tablets after surgeries even for…

Radiation Relating Side Effects As Cardiovascular Diseases

Radiation Relating Side Effects As Cardiovascular Diseases

Radiation exposure to the cardiovascular system occurs during radiotherapy for cancer treatment in the thoracic region; such as breast cancer; head and neck cancer and Hodgkin’s lymphoma; But although radiotherapy is a common effective treatment for most tumour types; it also results in an increased risk for developing radiation relating side effects such as cardiovascular…

Radio diagnosis

Guideline Positions Coronary Computed Tomography

The guideline positions coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) as the first test for all stable chest pain patients without confirmed coronary artery disease (CAD), and (interestingly) discards the previous emphasis on calculation of pre-test likelihood recommended in the 2012 edition of the guidelines. Coronary computed tomography In the penultimate version, the first line investigations were…

Metabolic Fingerprint

Metabolic Fingerprint of Different Exercise Modes in Men

Metabolic Fingerprint; The metabolic syndrome (MetS), a condition that involves cardiometabolic risk factors, such as visceral obesity, hyperglycemia, dyslipidemia, and hypertension, shows alarmingly increasing rates. MetS increases the risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality. Although the patho physiological mechanisms behind the manifestation of MetS are far from clear, insulin resistance appears…

Target therapy

Benefit For Elderly Patients With Metastatic Kidney Cancer: Target therapy

Elderly patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who are often ignored in clinical trials to treat the kidney cancer are seeing survival benefits from treatment with targeted therapies, according to a new study from Penn Medicine researchers. Analyzing 13 years of data on Medicare patients, the study found that the patients who receive target…

Youth Sport can provide a context for parent-child interaction

Youth Sport Can Provide A Context For Parent Child Interaction

Youth sport is part of the fabric of family life for many families. Parents are more intensely involve in contemporary youth sport than ever before. And while youth sport can provide a context for parent-child interaction and bonding, parents exert both positive and negative influences on their children in sport. Parents help children understand and interpret their sport experiences, acting…

General medicine

People’s Attitudes about Eating Pork but Not Beef

The researches find that the People find the idea of eating pork less appealing after being expos to the idea that pigs have some human-like characteristics; but are not put off of eating beef when cows are depict in similar ways; according to new research by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).…