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In asthma, the immune system is overactive

In Asthma Immune System Is Overactive

Asthma; In this study researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have studied which genes are express in overactive immune cells with asthma like inflammation of the airways. Their results, which are published in the journal Immunity, suggest that the synthesis and breakdown of fats plays an important part in the process. Asthma related inflammation The…

Hematology

EHR Data to Find Child Leukemia Patients for Clinical Studies

The researches find that the electronic health records (EHR) of children seen by Leukemia specialists at three large medical centers have developed an algorithm to accurately identify appropriate pediatric oncology patients for future clinical studies. By expediting and refining the selection of patients for research; therefore the researchers aim to ultimately improve outcomes for a…

Chronic Rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis

Chronic Rhinosinusitis With Nasal Polyposis In Adults

Chronic Rhinosinusitis; Officials with the FDA today approve dupilumab (Dupixent, Regeneron and Sanofi) for the treatment of inadequately control chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP) in adults, according to a press release. Dupilumab is the first biologic medicine approve for this indication. CRSwNP often occurs with severe asthma and requires systemic steroids or nasal surgery,…

Vagus Nerve

Vagus Nerve Stimulator Helps Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

A new, implantable vagus nerve stimulator can used improve symptoms and inflammatory markers in patients; with refractory rheumatoid arthritis, a small, first-in-human study suggests. “We realize there’s an unmet need in rheumatoid arthritis. Inspite the many drugs available, we in fact don not put that many patients into remission,” said Mark Genovese, MD, from Stanford…

Music Sensitivity

Brain Structure Determines Differences Regarding Music Sensitivity

The white matter structure in the brain reflects music sensitivity; according to a study by the research group on Cognition and Brain Plasticity of the Institute of Neurosciences of the University of Barcelona (UB); and the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (UB-IDIBELL). The study, publish in Journal of Neuroscience, shows that white matter connectivity; the tissue…

Transfusion medicine

Blood Donation Does not Necessarily Replace the Blood Group

The researches find that the India is heavily dependent on replacement blood donation; wherein family or friends are asked to donate blood in lieu of the units given to a patient. However; therefore this form of blood donation does not necessarily replace the blood group or quantity administered and leads to increased risk of transfusion-transmissible…

Depression

Can Depression Be Treated By Fish Oil Supplements?

Fish oil is a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, which play an important role in brain function. People with depression may have low blood levels of brain chemicals; called eicosapentaenoic (i-koe-suh-pen-tuh-e-NO-ik) acid (and docosahexaenoic (doe-koe-suh-hek-suh-e-NO-ik) acid. These acids can be found in fish oil. Eating fish a few times a week may provide your body with…

Seroprevalence Of HIV And Other Hepatitis Virus

Seroprevalence Of HIV And Other Hepatitis Virus

Infectious diseases have been showing to be more prevalent among precarious individuals; than in the general population. Notably, the HEV seroprevalence was lower than the 22.4% prevalence reporting among French adult blood donors in 2011–2012. The study estimating an anti-HEV IgG prevalence of 8.2%. We did not report any presentation of acute hepatitis E. The…

General medicine

Green Tea is a Popular health Trend With People

The researches find that the There’s nothing wrong with that, dietitians say green tea is a healthy drink load with antioxidants. But the jury’s still out on many of its purported health benefits. Green tea is a type of tea make solely with the leaves of Camellia sinensis that has undergone minimal oxidation during processing. It…

Lung Cancer spreads faster in patients with certain genetic changes

Lung Cancer Spreads Faster With Genetic Changes

Lung Cancer; New study explains why lung cancer spreads faster in patients with certain genetic changes, and suggests that taking vitamin E, long thought of as preventive, may cause the same spread. Led by researchers at NYU School of Medicine and Perlmutter Cancer Center, experiments in mice and human tissue reveal how mechanisms that protect…

Hair Follicles

Hair Follicles Grows Skin Using Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Scientists from Sanford Burnham Prebys have create natural-looking hair follicles that grows; through the skin using human induce pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs); a major scientific achievement that could revolutionize the hair growth industry. The findings were present at the annual meeting of the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) and receive a Merit Award.…

Schizophrenia

How Schizophrenia And Depression Are Related To Drug Consumption

Researchers have analysed the stigma of schizophrenia link to drug consumption; and depression associated to cocaine consumption. Students of the Medicine Degree at the CEU UCH University in Castellón, Iván Echeverria and Carlos Galera-Román; and the student of the International Doctorate School of the CEU (CEINDO), Alejandro Fuertes-Saiz; have present two pieces of research at…