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Hepatitis B Virus Associating Hepatocellular Carcinoma

Hepatitis B Virus Associating Hepatocellular Carcinoma

T cell therapy is a promising means to treat chronic hepatitis B virus infection and chronic hepatitis B virus associating hepatocellular carcinoma.This study showing that T-cell therapy can provide a permanent cure. Up to now it has not been possible to fully control the virus. Infections with the hepatitis B virus are a global health…

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Programs Take A Big Hit

Medical Marijuana; When states legalize pot for all adults, long-standing medical marijuana programs take a big hit, in some cases losing more than half their register patients in just a few years; so according to a data analysis by The Associated Press. Much of the decline comes from consumers who, ill or not; hence got…

Circadian Rhythm

Circadian Rhythm Of ‘Night Owls’ By Non Pharmacological Interventions

Circadian Rhythm; A simple tweak to the sleeping patterns of ‘night owls’ people with extreme late sleeping and waking habits could lead to significant improvements in sleep/wake timings, improve performance in the mornings, better eating habits and a decrease in depression and stress. New international research by the Universities of Birmingham and Surrey in the…

Influenza Initiates A Race Between The Virus

Influenza Initiates A Race Between The Virus

Infection with an acute virus such as influenza initiates a race between the virus and immune system; virus’s ability to rapidly mutate lets it escape from the immune system memory and explaining why people be repeatedly reinfecting with flu unlike measles or polio. But as the virus spreads, some cells detect infection and begin producing…

Child Obesity

Child Obesity: How Is It Linked To The Health Of Mother?

Child Obesity; A systematic review and meta-analysis identified significantly increased odds of child obesity when mothers have obesity before conception, according to a study published in the open-access journal PLOS Medicine by Nicola Heslehurst of Newcastle University in the UK, and colleagues. There is a global obesity crisis, particularly among women and disadvantaged populations. Early-life intervention…

Benign And Malignant Pigmented Skin Lesions

Benign And Malignant Pigmented Skin Lesions

This study comparing the diagnostic accuracy of state of the art machine learning algorithms; with human readers for all clinically relevant types of benign and malignant pigmented skin lesions; and coming to the diagnosis of pigmented skin lesions, artificial intelligence is superior to humans. However by diagnosing the dermatoscopic images selecting randomly in 30 image…

Technology

Digital Technology Was Used By People In Wales To Self Diagnose

Digital Technology; More than a third of people in Wales (34%) use digital technology to self-diagnose health conditions, whilst only 14% make a healthcare appointment online. These insights are from a novel survey exploring how people in Wales use digital technology to support and monitor their health, by Public Health Wales and Bangor University. Use digital technology Two…

Endocrine Disrupting Properties Of Chemicals

Endocrine Disrupting Properties Of Chemicals

Based on the endocrine disrupting properties of chemicals and mixtures there of, have become a global concern; due to endocrine disrupting chemicals found in various materials such as pesticides, metals; additives in food and personal care products are believing to be associating with various health risks. But endocrine disrupting chemicals are linking to serious health…

Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes May Impact On The Developing Brain

Type 1 Diabetes; Study co-led by Dr. Nelly Mauras at Nemours Children’s Health System in Jacksonville, Florida found that children with type 1 diabetes (T1D) have slower growth in brain areas associated with mild cognitive deficits compared to children without T1D. The study, presented today at the American Diabetes Association’s (ADA’s) 79th Scientific Sessions, found…

Emergency Rooms

Emergency Rooms Are In Crisis Conditions They Face At Work

Emergency Rooms; French hospital emergency room staff across France, including in Paris, have been on strike for three months with the support of the main unions, such as the hard left CGT, Sud and Force Ouvriere. This is despite the efforts of French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn who this week announce emergency measures in a…

Acute Respiratory Disease

Acute Respiratory Disease Can Protect From Vaccine

Acute respiratory disease traditionally strikes military recruits station in close quarters. But the disease often spread by Adenovirus can also afflict civilians in medical settings. One type of Adenovirus, Ad7, reportedly killed 11 children at a New Jersey hospital in 2018. Adenovirus type 7 (Ad7) infection is associate with acute respiratory disease (ARD), fever, bronchitis,…

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary Tract Infection Clinical Practice Guidelines For Women

Clinical guidelines on urinary tract infection in women were released in May 2019 by the American Urological Association (AUA), Canadian Urological Association (CUA), and the Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction (SUFU). The American Urological Association (AUA) has issued its first guideline for the diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated recurrent urinary tract…