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Physical Exercise as part of lifestyle interventions

Physical Exercise As Part Of Lifestyle Interventions

Physical Exercise; In this study Newcastle is investigating the important role that structure exercise programmes can play in living with and beyond cancer. Cancers of the breast, prostate and colon are amongst the most common in western societies. Although survival rates are increasing, the physical and mental impacts of these cancers and their treatments are…

Obesity

Obesity Rates Among Pre-Schoolers In US Is Declining

Obesity rates among pre-schoolers who receive government food aid are in decline; according to data extracted from a US nutrition program. The findings, which were publish in the Journal of the American Medical Association; confirm that previous data showing that declining obesity rates were not anomalies. “Prevalence of childhood obesity is high in the United…

Pregnancy-specific anxiety

Pregnancy-Specific Anxiety May Impact On Woman Who Breastfeeds

Anxiety or distress related to pregnancy is a distinct and definable syndrome characterize by elevate worries or concerns about aspects unique to pregnancy (e.g., medical care, physical symptoms, bodily changes, infant health; Blackmore et al. Although pregnancy-specific anxiety may co-occur with more generalize anxiety, it is consider contextually bound emotional state. Over the last 20…

Ethnic group

Ethnic Group And Gender Influence Patients Treatment Decision-Making

Ethnic group and gender both influence patients’ experiences with treatment decision-making but in different ways; according to new research led by Henry S. Perkins, MD, of the University of Texas Health Science Center; and the Ecumenical Center for Religion and Health in San Antonio; Texas. That conclusion appears in an article in the Medical Care,…

Lung diseases are leading causes of both disability and death

Lung Diseases Are Leading Causes Of Both Disability And Death

Lung Diseases; Scientists spanning several disciplines have come up with an optical fiber based probe much thinner than a hair, but which carries 19 sensors to measure changes in oxygen and pH deep in the lung. This flexible optical probe provides rapid and accurate measurements for deep body sensing to within 0.02 pH units and…

Myelofibrosis

Discovery Leads To New Clinical Trial For Myelofibrosis Patients

Researchers at Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) at the University of Utah (U of U) discover in laboratory studies; that an experimental drug called selinexor may block a crucial survival pathway exploit by myelofibrosis cells. However, their study was publish in Clinical Cancer Research, a journal of the American Association of Cancer Research. Base on these…

Drug-resistant fungus

Combination Of Drugs Combat Deadly Drug-Resistant Fungus

Drug-resistant fungus; As health officials in New Jersey, Illinois and New York State scramble to contain the spread of a highly infectious and deadly fungus, microbiologists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have shown that a combination of anti-fungal and anti-bacterial medications may be an effective weapon against the recently discovered multidrug resistant, Candida auris (C.…

Lung Cancer by scent, a first step in identifying specific biomarkers

Lung Cancer Can Be Identified By Three Beagles

Lung Cancer; Three beagles successfully showed they are capable of identifying lung cancer by scent, a first step in identifying specific biomarkers for the disease. Researchers say the dogs’ abilities may lead to development of effective, safe and inexpensive means for mass cancer screening. After eight weeks of training, the beagles chosen for their superior…

Eye injury

Tips For Staying Safe From Eye Injury Around Fireworks

An annual report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows that fireworks-relate eye injuries have nearly increase by 2 times; from 700 in 2016 to 1,200 in 2017. Overall, fireworks cause nearly 13,000 injuries in 2017; up from 11,000 in 2016. What is reason behind the increase is unclear, but we do know how…

Anti Depressant

Anti Depressant Nasal Spray Derived From Ketamine

Anti Depressant; This study deals with anti depressant here US president Donald Trump has reportedly expressed his enthusiasm for the new fast acting anti-depressant nasal spray derived from ketamine, known as esketamine; also has put the provocative drug on a fast track at the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The new “miracle drug” was given…

Prostate Cancer

Akt Blockade Sensitizes Castration-Resistant Prostate Cancer Cells

Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnose cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in American men. Despite high response rates to initial androgen deprivation therapy; but in most  of the patients with advanced disease will progress to metastatic castration‐resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC).  First‐line treatments for mCRPC include targeting the androgen receptor (AR)…

Pressure injuries at the time of admission to an intensive care unit

Pressure Injuries At Time Of Intensive Care Unit

Pressure injuries at the time of admission to an intensive care unit may predict patients at risk for longer hospital stays, according to a study published in the June issue of Critical Care Nurse. William T. McGee, M.D., from the Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, and colleagues retrospectively analyzed inpatient data from 2,723 adult patients in a…