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Vitamin A Reducing Mortality In Patients With Ebola Virus Disease

Vitamin A Reducing Mortality In Patients With Ebola Virus Disease

Micronutrient supplementation is a primary part of supportive care of EVD; and treatment guidelines for viral hemorrhagic fevers recommending supplementation; when micronutrient deficiencies are present. Micronutrient supplementation including vitamin A; which has well establishing immunological impacts in infectious disease states. But vitamin A is essential for both innate and adaptive immune functions; and is integral…

Microgravity

Real Microgravity Influences the Cytoskeleton and Focal Adhesions

Due to the high mortality, new ways must be taken to find new approaches and therapeutic strategies in cancer research. Experiments performed in the space environment are not typically the main topic of cancer researchers. However, a stay in orbit on the International Space Station (ISS) provides physical conditions that are not achievable on Earth.…

Poor Diet

Poor Diet And Weight Gain Greater In Male Students

In students’ first year of university, poor diet is link to unhealthy weight gain; with males affected more than females. The research publish in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Kayleigh Beaudry and colleagues at Brock University; Canada also suggests that sex-specific strategies and interventions could improve dietary habits during the move to university.…

Glowing Brain Cells Illuminate Stroke Recovery Research

Glowing Brain Cells Illuminate Stroke Recovery Research

Glowing brain; A promising strategy for helping stroke patients recover, transplanting neural progenitor cells to restore lost functions, asks a lot of those cells. They’re suppose to know how to integrate into a mature (but damaged) brain. The cells need help. To provide that help, researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have develop an…

Low FODMAP Diet Showing Effect On Micronutrients Intake

Low FODMAP Diet Showing Effect On Micronutrients Intake

The FODMAPs are the fermentable oligosaccharides; Disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols; which is triggering symptoms in IBS patients; Several studies have showing that a diet low in FODMAPs can improve IBS symptoms; and as a consequence low-FODMAP diet eating [micronutrients intaking] are now commonly using to manage the condition. But atients typically first restrict high-FODMAP foods…

Kids

Sister, Friend: Thinking About Multiple Roles Boosts Kids Performance

Typical kids plays many roles, such as friend, neighbor, son or daughter. Simply reminding children of that fact can lead to better problem-solving and more flexible thinking;finds new research from Duke University. “This is some of the first research on reminding kids about their multi-facet selves,” said lead author Sarah Gaither, an assistant professor of…

Diabetic kidney disease

Diabetic Kidney Disease Progression Is Affected By HbA1c, BP

“The definition of diabetic kidney disease has expanded to include the presence of albuminuria; at any level of kidney function or renal function decline in the absence of detectable albuminuria,” Janet B. McGill, MD, Editorial Board Member and professor of medicine; and director of the fellowship in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at Washington University School…

Anesthesiology

Anesthesia for Postoperative Analgesia in Patients

The study find that the The patient is place in the supine position for general anesthesia by using propofol (2–3 mg kg-1) and fentanyl (2 mg kg-1) IV. Rocuronium  0.6 mg kg-1 is administer IV for endotracheal intubation. General anesthesia is maintain by desflurane 6% and remifentanil infusion. At the end of surgery, analgesia is…

Nursing Home

Nursing Home Discovered Large Daily Staffing Fluctuations

Nursing Home; Researchers who analyzed payroll-based staffing data for U.S. nursing homes discovered large daily staffing fluctuations, low weekend staffing and daily staffing levels that often fall well below the expectations of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), all of which can increase the risk of adverse events for residents. A study publish…

Pre-Eclampsia

Pre-Eclampsia May Carry Long-Term Heart Risks For Women

Pre-eclampsia is a potentially dangerous condition characterize; by high blood pressure that arises in some pregnant women; but a review of publish studies indicates that its effects on cardiovascular health can persist well after pregnancy. Pre‐eclampsia is a disease of pregnancy characterize by the manifestations of multi‐organ dysfunction. Buthe recent use of transthoracic echocardiography in…

Osteoarthritis

Tanezumab Improves Scores For Pain, Function In Osteoarthritis

For patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee or hip; tanezumab is associate with significant improvements in pain and physical function versus placebo, according to a study publish; in the issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association. But among patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis of the knee or hip and inadequate treatment…

Herbal Remedies As Therapy For Malaria

Herbal Remedies As Therapy For Malaria

The study achieving malaria elimination; but chloroquine has been replacing by the artemisinin basing combination therapy (artesunate + amodiaquine). Mass distribution of insecticide treating nets was also adopting to control the malaria vector. Malaria diagnostic has been improving with the use of malaria rapid diagnostic test. But multiple fatal malaria outbreaks occurring in various places…