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Muscle Loss

Researchers Learned How To Combat Muscle Loss During Space Flights

A new study from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston; has further document how muscles are affect, by reduce gravity conditions during space flight missions and uncover how exercise and hormone treatments; can be tailor to minimize muscle loss for individual space travelers. The findings are available in PLOS One. NASA has recently announce…

Transfusion medicine

Increasing Blood Donation Among Minorities

The researches find that the  increasing levels of blood donation among minorities, but according to a study by researchers at Georgia State University and Georgia Southern University. Therefore Nursing associate professor Regena Spratling in the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State and her colleagues in the Georgia Southern University…

Macular Degeneration

Implanted Drug ‘Reservoir’ Reduces Injections For Macular Degeneration

In a clinical trial of 220 people with “wet” age-related macular degeneration, Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers, collaborators from many sites across the country, and Genentech in South San Francisco have added to evidence that using a new implant technology continuously delivers medication into the eyes is safe and effective in helping maintain vision and reduces…

Control Of Helminthiasis And Social Media In Bhutan

Control Of Helminthiasis And Social Media In Bhutan

Social media are interactive computer mediating technologies; that facilitate the creation and sharing of information; ideas, interests, and other forms of expression via virtual communities and networks; They are also an importanting platform from which to promote health issues; for example, to facilitate the exchange of information and experiences among medical personnel and patients or…

Parent's Behaviour And Home Environment With Children's Alcohol Use

Link Between Parent’s Behaviour And Children’s Alcohol Use

Studies have connecting the parent’s behaviour and the home environment with children’s alcohol use; but it is still unclear how parental attitudes influence their children’s behaviour; but drugs finding that almost half of 15 to 16 year old students had consuming alcohol; and 8% had been drinking by the age of 13. Exposure to alcohol…

Gastroenterology

New Drug Target for Liver Disease Treatment

The researches find that the drug target for chronic liver disease has been identified by an international research collaboration involving a University of Queensland team. Professor Matt Sweet and Dr. Divya Ramnath from UQ’s Institute for Molecular Bioscience (IMB) worked with the study’s senior author Dr. Ekihiro Seki from Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles; to identify…

Personal Care Products

Personal Care Products Send Child To Emergency Room Every Two Hours

In homes, there are  many dangerous products hidden in plain sight on bathroom counters and bedroom dressers. Personal care products like shampoo, lotion, makeup, nail polish and cologne seem like they should be safe since they are intended for use on our bodies. However, in the hands of young children, these products can quickly lead…

Restless Legs Syndrome

Link Between Gut Bacteria And Restless Legs Syndrome

Restless Legs Syndrome; But preliminary research suggests an association between small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) and restless legs syndrome (RLS), supporting emerging research linking gut microbial health to sleep health. While the study is ongoing and recruitment just beginning; the researchers found SIBO in all 7 RLS patients studied to date. “We found very high…

Critical Care

Critical Care Doctors ‘Withdraw’ Life Support Patients With Brain Injury

Critical Care Doctors; Decisions to withdraw life support treatments in critically ill patients with severe brain injury are complicated, are based on many factors, and are usually made by critical care physicians and families in the intensive care unit. A study in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) provides new understanding on the decision-making processes for this…

Glass Optical Fiber With A Silver Nanowire Condenser

Glass Optical Fiber With A Silver Nanowire Condenser

The world’s first portable, inexpensive, optical nanoscopy tool that integrates a glass optical fiber with a silver nanowire condenser; This device is a high efficiency round trip light tunnel; that squeezes visible light to the very tip of the condenser to interact with molecules locally and send back information that can decipher and visualize the…

Outlook Of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

Outlook Of Combination Antiretroviral Therapy

People living with HIV are prone to cognitive and neurological problems such as earlier onset of dementia; when combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) was introduced in the mid-1990s, the outlook for these individuals went from bleak to bright. But over time, as ART has become increasingly effective with fewer harmful side effects; the odds of longer…

Asthma Medicines

Asthma Medicines To Make Last Longer By Skipping Doses

Asthma Medicines; People from taking vital asthma medication are prevent by out-of-pocket costs, the new study says. Half of all adults and a third of children with asthma are missing out on essential treatment due to out-of-pocket costs, a new study has found. A team of researchers led by The George Institute for Global Health…