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Legionnaires

Legionnaires Disease Burden Is Present Internationally

Legionnaires; The first New Zealand-wide study of the burden of Legionnaires’ disease has find triple the number of cases of this form of pneumonia than previously reported. The study, led by University of Otago, Christchurch Professor David Murdoch, has just publish in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. It gives the first accurate picture of the burden…

Geriatrics

Reduce Hospital Re admissions in Geriatric Patients

The researches find that the geriatric patients could be nearly halved if the NHS offered simple follow-up ‘aftercare‘ calls and home visits for patients; according to a new study. Therefore The research; by Aston University’s School of Life and Health Sciences; suggests that readmissions are slash by as much as 41% if health authorities routinely…

Mental Health Patients

Recession-Related Suicide Increased In Male Mental Health Patients

Recession-related increases in suicide have reported previously in global wise. New research has shown an equivalent rise in suicide by mental health patients, particularly men aged 45-54. The study, published in the British Journal of Psychiatry; comes from the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH) based at The University of Manchester. The…

Esophagus

Esophagus Reconstruction Based On Engineered Constructs

Esophagus Reconstruction; The treatment of esophageal disorders, such as congenital anomalies and esophageal cancer, results in circumferential, full thickness, extend segment loss of the esophagus. Gastric pull-up conduits or colon interpositions are used to reestablish the luminal continuity. However, the use of these esophageal substitutes can cause various surgical morbidities and mortality. Hence, esophageal tissue…

Doctors

Doctors Decisions Receive Aggressive Treatments

Doctors Make Decisions; Terminally ill patients who request that physicians make decisions on their behalf are more likely to receive aggressive treatments in the weeks before they die, according to a Rutgers study. The study, publish in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, is the first to examine if personal beliefs and attitudes of both patients; also…

Exercise In Morning

Exercise In Morning And Evening May Have Different Effects

Exercise In Morning; Researchers from the University of Copenhagen have learned that the effect of exercise may differ depending on the time of day it is performed. In mice, they demonstrate that exercise in the morning results in an increase metabolic response in skeletal muscle, while exercise later in the day increases energy expenditure for…

Gun

Gun Homicides And Suicides Are Reduce Effectively

Gun; Researcher study the Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health concludes that of the approaches use by states to screen out prohibit individuals from owning firearms, only purchaser licensing has been shown to reduce gun homicides and suicides. Purchaser licensing is currently use by nine…

Protein Aggregates

Breaking Down Pathological Protein Aggregates

Protein Aggregates; ETH researchers have discovered a new mechanism that brain cells use to protect themselves from protein aggregates. Such aggregates play a key role in Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. This new finding might provide the basis for new therapeutic approaches. Aggregates of the protein alpha-synuclein in the nerve cells of the brain; but…

Anesthesiology

Ketamine is Combat Medics and Clubgoers

The researches find that the Ketamine is a darling of combat medics and clubgoers; an anesthetic that can quiet your pain without suppressing breathing and a hallucinogenic that can get you high with little risk of a fatal overdose. For some patients, it also has dwelled in the shadows of conventional medicine as a depression…

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Musculoskeletal Injuries In Gastroenterology Fellows

Musculoskeletal Injuries; Endoscopy is a complex skill that requires training and practice to ensure that the procedure is performed competently. Frequently, the focus of initial training is to ensure that a trainee has the skills to technically complete the procedure before assimilating some of the more cognitive elements of endoscopic practice. Eagerness to complete the…

Folic acid

Folic Acid Deficiency leads To Neural Tube Defects

Flour milled in the UK is already fortify with iron and calcium, and thiamine and niacin; which are two of the eight essential B vitamins. Folic acid is also a B vitamin, which is vital for the formation of red and other blood cells in the body. Its deficiency can reduce red blood cells’ ability…

Radio diagnosis

New Radiation Technique Shows Promise for Treating Patients

The standard SRS thalamotomy uses a radiation-delivering device called a Gamma Knife, which delivers aimed beams of radiation to a precise point in the brain, targeting the spot which triggers the tremor while minimizing damage to surrounding tissue. The down side to a Gamma Knife procedure is that a patient has a frame attached to…