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Zika Virus Possible Exposure To The West Nile

Zika Virus Possible Exposure To The West Nile

Zika virus (ZIKV) is a member of the virus family Flaviviridae; It is spreading by daytime-active Aedes mosquitoes; such as A. aegypti and A. albopictus. Where Summer is synonymous with mosquitoes, and that means possible exposure to the West Nile and Zika viruses. Both are spreading mainly through mosquito bites. But about one in 150 develop a serious inflammation of the…

Aortic Valve Stenosis/Aortic Regurgitation

Anatomical Presentation Of Aortic Valve Stenosis

Hemodynamically significant aortic valve disease, in one form or another; is a relatively common disorder. The lesions may be congenital, acquiring, or both. The lesions may be congenital, acquire, or both. There are few causes of aortic stenosis; with age-relating calcific disease; congenitally bicuspid valve, and post-inflammatory disease being the most common. Aortic valve disease…

Radio diagnosis

Identify Candidates for Supplemental Breast Imaging

The study find that the Breast-density notification combined with breast-cancer risk helps identify women at high risk of advanced breast cancer who might benefit from supplemental imaging, according to an analysis of Breast Cancer Surveillance Consortium (BCSC) registry data. Therefore “Discussions of supplemental imaging in women with dense breasts should be combined with evaluating breast-cancer…

Retinopathy

Young Diabetes Patients Undergo Needless Retinopathy Examinations

A retrospective analysis of clinical trial data indicates that regular eye examinations; may not always be necessary for people younger than 18 years of age with type 1 diabetes; despite current recommendations to the contrary.“If moderate NPDR [non-proliferative diabetic retinopathy] or more severe retinopathy stage is found on the initial screen;” the researchers suggest that…

Radio therapy

Carbon Ion Radiotherapy with Separation Surgery

Treatment of primary spinal/paraspinal sarcoma (PSPS) is one of the most challenging issues in the felde of orthopedic surgery. A previous report showed that conventional radiotherapy at a dose of 50–60 Gy was insufcient for long-term locoregional control (LRC); of certain PSPS such as chordoma. Recently, several new radiation modalities; including carbon-ion radio therapy (CIRT),…

Mental Health Issues

Mental Health Issues, Including Suicide Risk, PTSD

Mental Health Issues; The new company found on science developed at Indiana University is working to enable precision medicine by commercializing the first objective tests for mental health issues, including suicide risk, post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, and for pain, all of which historically have been difficult to measure for patients and health care providers…

CRISPR Treatments Eliminate HIV-1 In Infected Humanized Mice

CRISPR Treatments Eliminate HIV-1 In Infected Humanized Mice

HIV is a viral infection that leads to AIDS and is fatal in almost all cases. For decades now; researchers have been trying to find a complete cure for this infection that affects 37 million people  across the globe. But the drugs using against HIV at present are all capable of slowing the progression and…

Thrombus Producing Initial Hypoxic Damage

Thrombus Producing Initial Hypoxic Damage

The majority of strokes (87%) are ischemic and result from a thrombus obstructing a major artery in the brain; the blockage causing by the thrombus producing initial hypoxic damage that is following by ischemia and infammation. The analysis of blood samples from the injury site; allowing for a systematic understanding of ischemic stroke neuropathology at…

Paralyzed arms

Rewiring Of Nerves Gives Movement To Paralyzed Arms And Hands

Researchers from Australia have successfully “rewired” the nerves within the paralyzed arms of some accident survivors; and provided them with successful movement of arms and hands.  The team of surgeons explain that certain injuries as suffer; by these patients stopped their spinal cord from transmitting messages to their brains resulting in paralysis. For this study…

Hearing Aids, you're not only going to improve your hearing

Hearing Aids Report An Enhancement In Their Relationships

Hearing Aids; The decision to get hearing aids, you’re not only going to improve your hearing, you’re also taking a positive step towards a better quality of life. Studies have shown that people with hearing loss who use hearing aids report an enhancement in their relationships, in their social lives, and in their ability to…

Light Waves To Accelerate The Supercurrents

Light Waves To Accelerate The Supercurrents

The superconductivity is the movement of electricity through certain materials without resistance. It typically occurs at very, very cold temperatures. Think -400 Fahrenheit for “high-temperature” superconductors. Terahertz light is light waves at very, very high frequencies. Think trillions of cycles per second. But it is essentially extremely strong and powerful microwave bursts firing at very…

Omega-3 fatty acids

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Vital For Pregnant Women, Babies

Omega-3 fatty acids, found in foods including fatty fish and flaxseed; may be best known for their link to heart health, but they are also vital for pregnant women and their babies. These important nutrients have been link to a reduce risk for depression for mom; and a better birth weight for baby along with…