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cause of fatal respiratory disorder that turns babies' lips and skin blue

Fatal Respiratory Disorder That Turns Babies Lips And Skin Blue

Fatal Respiratory Disorder; Scientists use a gene editing method called CRISPR/Cas9 to generate mice that faithfully mimic a fatal respiratory disorder in newborn infants that turns their lips and skin blue. The new laboratory model allow researchers to pinpoint the ailment’s cause and develop a potential and desperately need nanoparticle base treatment. Mostly untreatable, Alveolar…

Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression

Facebook Posts Better At Predicting Diabetes, Mental Health

Facebook; Language in Facebook posts may help identify conditions such as diabetes, anxiety, depression and psychosis in patients, according to a study from Penn Medicine and Stony Brook University researchers. It’s believed that language in posts could be indicators of disease and, with patient consent, could be monitored just like physical symptoms. This study was…

Mosquito Control Programmes In Sri Lanka

Mosquito Control Programmes In Sri Lanka

A public health, police, and military partnership to reduce the mosquito population in Sri Lanka resulting in a more than 50% reduction in dengue; as well as cost savings; as dengue is a viral illness transmitting by mosquitoes and can cause fever, pain, rash, and other flu-like symptoms. While a new dengue vaccine raised hope…

Kidney Injury

Dickkopf-Related Protein 3 (DKK3) Predicts Kidney Injury

A new renal biomarker was present at the ERA-EDTA Congress last year that shows that urinary DKK3; might help to identify patients who are at risk of progressive chronic kidney disease (CKD).  The pathological change that correlates with progressive kidney damage; is tubulointerstitial fibrosis, the mechanisms of which are the subject of intensive research at…

Gastroenterology

Potential Targets to Help Fight Crohn’s Disease

The researches find that the  Crohn’s disease is a lifelong condition which sees parts of the digestive system become inflamed. There is no precise cure and causes are believe to vary. But one indicator of the condition an abnormal reaction of the immune system to certain bacteria in the intestines  has had new light shed…

Oral Cancer Biomarkers Could Save Thousands Of Lives

Oral Cancer Biomarkers Could Save Thousands Of Lives

Oral cancer is known for its high mortality rate in developing countries; Researchers have discovered epigenetic markers; that are distinctly different in oral cancer tissues comparing to the adjacent healthy tissues in patients; As oral cancer is knowing for its high mortality rate. But discovering the epigenetic markers that are distinctly different in oral cancer…

Prostate Cancer

Link Between WTC Dust And Prostate Cancer

World Trade Center (WTC) responders with prostate cancer show signs that exposure to dust; from the World Trade Center site had activate chronic inflammation in their prostates, which may have contributed to their cancer; according to a study by Mount Sinai researchers in Molecular Cancer Research in June. Inflammation has long been considered an important factor…

Physiological Synchrony

To Display Physiological Synchrony, Social Interaction Is Required

A team of researchers led by a member of the Colorado School of Public Health faculty at the Anschutz Medical Campus examine what type of social interaction is require for people to display physiological synchrony; mutual changes in autonomic nervous system activity. The study also look whether the levels of autonomic arousal people share predicts…

Ban Action On Rise In Smoking Among Minority High Schoolers

Ban Action On Rise In Smoking Among Minority High Schoolers

As socioeconomic factors have long been recognizing as critical determinants of individual and population health; College affirmative action bans may adversely affect the health of underrepresented minority high school students; banning consideration of race and ethnicity in college admissions. Public policies that influence socioeconomic opportunities may have profound effects on health risk behaviors among adolescents;…

Radio diagnosis

Increased CT Use for Suspected Urolithiasis Patients in ED

The researches find that the patients undergoing CT of the abdomen and pelvis (CTAP) for suspected urolithiasis. The study is publish online in the Journal of American College of Radiology (JACR). Therefore Computed tomography (CT) is an imaging test that is widely use worldwide to establish medical diagnoses and perform image-guided interventions. More recently; concern has…

Crew members

Physiological And Psychological Impacts In Long-Duration Spaceflight

Future long-duration missions will be conduct with knowledge obtain from the LEO missions and the lunar landings of 50 years ago. Scientific knowledge from life sciences research and aerospace medicine practice provides a wealth of knowledge; on physiological and psychological issues in outer space to practitioners,crew members and mission designer’s today. Selection of appropriate individuals…

Responce Of Democratic Candidates To Health Care Policy

Responce Of Democratic Candidates To Health Care Policy

All the 23 candidates of Democratic presidential for their views on the best ways to improve the health care system; study receiving responses from 19 of them; When the 2020 Democrats were asking the best way to improve the health care system, a split in the fieling was revealing; Here are full responses from 19…