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Kidney Disease

Young People With Kidney Disease Prioritize Outcomes Of Daily Life

“Chronic kidney disease has devastating, long-term and wide-ranging consequences for young people and their families,” Camilla S. Hanson, PhD, of the Sydney School of Public Health at the University of Sydney and the Centre for Kidney Research, Children’s Hospital at Westmead, in Australia, and colleagues wrote. “Interventions in CKD can have profound consequences on patients and their…

Paranasal Sinus Fungus Ball

Paranasal Sinus Fungus Ball Is Non Invasive Mycosis

Paranasal sinus fungus ball; Fungal rhinosinusitis (FRS) is a relatively uncommon entity that accounts for 4-13% of chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) cases. With regard to the histopathological evidence indicating the presence of fungal hyphae in all anatomical compartments comprising the sinus, FRS is divided into two categories, namely invasive and non-invasive. Immunodeficient patients are characterized by…

Gastroenterology

High Sodium Intake Increases Gastrointestinal Bloating

A study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that individuals reported more gastrointestinal bloating when they ate a diet high in salt. The scientists re-analyzed data from a large clinical trial; the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension-Sodium trial (DASH-Sodium) conducted two decades ago; and found that high sodium…

sleep disorders

Sleep Disorders In Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Various primary sleep disorders have been observe in Rheumatoid Arthritis; including a high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), insomnia, and restless legs syndrome (RLS).Abbasi et.al.; determine that the frequency of sleep disorders among 100 RA patients is 72%. More recently, Westhovens et al conduct a survey involving 305 patients and conclude that poor control…

Virology

Plant Foods Transmit Antibiotic-Resistant Super Bugs to Humans

The researches find that the Understanding how antibiotic-resistant bacteria are transmitted to humans through meat and plant foods is important when considering public health; food safety, and the subsequent economic burden. Therefore The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that agriculture was responsible for 20% of the 2 million infections that are resistant to…

Geriatrics

Communicate to Older Adults About Stopping Cancer Screening

The researches find that the colonoscopies and prostate specific antigen blood tests  has been conveyed to the public time after time. But current clinical guidelines recommend against screening many older adults; such as those with less than 10 years’ life expectancy. For doctors; talking to a patient about the idea that they’ve “aged out” of cancer…

E. coli Infection

Tamoxifen May Help Fight The Lethality Of E. coli Infection

E. coli Infection; Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli (STEC) infect more than 100,000 individuals each year and are a major cause of lethal food-borne infections. But STEC produce two related toxins, Shiga toxin 1 (STx1) and 2 (STx2), which kill cells by blocking ribosomal protein synthesis Stopping the spread of Shiga toxins released by E. coli bacteria; which are…

Nursing Facilities

Nursing Facilities Shifted To Home Will Benefit Patients

Nursing Facilities; New research from University of Chicago scholars provides compelling evidence that Medicaid’s push to shift long-term care from nursing homes and other medical institutions to home and community base services may be detrimental to patients, particularly those from racial and ethnic groups and sicker patients. The research, publish July 1 in the journal…

Overdose Deaths

New Government Estimates Offer Early Hope That Drug Overdose Deaths

After years of sharp increases in important drug overdose deaths in the U.S.; provisional federal data provide reason for cautious optimism. According to the new study, after two decades of near-constant upticks, the drug overdose death rate decreased slightly between 2017 and 2018; Between 1999 and 2017 the age-adjusted overdose mortality rate increase from 6.1…

Pharmacology

Targeted Treatment that Reduces Symptoms of Psychosis

The researches find that the Treatment for individuals who experience psychosis, such as hallucinations and delusions as a result of a psychiatric illness, can be targeted to a specific structural mutation, according to a study published by researchers from McLean Hospital and other institutions in the journal Biological Psychiatry. The Treatment for individuals The study…

Hematology

Chemo Drug Found to Spur Immune System Attack on Lymphoma

The researches find that the signal successes in cancer medicine when they cured children in sub-Saharan Africa with a form of lymphoma by treating them with high doses of the chemotherapy drug cyclophosphamide. Therefore Now; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute researchers have shown that the traditional understanding of the drug’s mode of action is incomplete. The lymphoma…

Venerology

Livelihood Intervention for HIV-Positive Kenyans

The researches find that the  people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV), few intervention studies have targeted poverty and food insecurity as a way to improve mental health. Among HIV-positive patients, addressing such upstream determinants may prove crucial to ensure better mental health and HIV clinical outcomes. Therefore they integrated longitudinal, but qualitative research into a randomized…