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Spaceflight

Spaceflight Found To Reactivate Dormant Viruses In Astronauts

There are certainly a whole host of technological hurdles to overcome before humans successfully travel to Mars; or beyond, but research is also pointing to a growing assortment of fundamental health challenges; that astronauts may face from long stretches of time in spaceflight. A recent NASA-funded study has found dormant viruses can reactivate in the…

Fitness Trackers Improving Business Decisions

Fitness Trackers Improving Business Decisions

Fitness Trackers; The Fitbit to Apple’s smartwatch, wearable tech is becoming increasingly popular across the globe. Compared to other nations like US; which has seen higher adoption of fitness trackers, uptake in Australia is still less than 10% in 2019. But news reports indicate that Australians are taking to fitness monitoring more than ever before.…

Migraine

Antibody Treatment provides Little Relief For Migraine Patients

An assessment reveals that a newly approved antibody treatment; to treat migraines seems to be ineffective among patients who suffer from high-frequency migraines. The findings will be present during the 61st annual scientific meeting of the American Headache Society in Philadelphia. Migraine is a primary headache disorder characterize by recurrent headaches that are moderate to…

Nursing Leadership And Clinical Supervision In Aged Care Facilities

Nursing Leadership And Clinical Supervision In Aged Care Facilities

Nursing Leadership; Her staff shortages and a lack of training have once again emerged as key issues underpinning the nation’s aged care crisis, as the aged care royal commission hears testimony in Perth. Registered nurse Noleen Hausler shared the experience of her 98-year-old father, Clarence, who was force-fed, assaulted and had a serviette held over his…

Radiation therapy

Artificial Intelligence to Deliver Personalized Radiation Therapy

The researches find that the artificial intelligence (AI) can use medical scans and health records to personalize the dose of radiation therapy used to treat cancer patients. Published in The Lancet Digital Health; the research team developed an AI framework based on patient computerized tomography (CT); scans and electronic health records. Therefore This new AI framework is…

Forensic Science

Forensic Science Doesn’t Provide Trustworthy Evidence

In this study Forensic science is under attack. A string of recent collapsed trials and quashed convictions that relied on forensic evidence have led some experts to say the field is in crisis. Several US and UK government reports over the last few years have highlighted and condemned failings in the use of forensic science. And there is…

Proton therapy

Hypofractionated Proton Therapy Safe, Effective In Prostate cancer

Hypofractionated proton therapy appeared effective and associated with low rates; of toxicity among men with prostate cancer; in International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. However, these results suggest that this shorter, higher-dose delivery method may have comparable outcomes to those of standard fractionated proton therapy. “However, study provides some prospective evidence that the higher…

Health Cares and Hospital Quality Confidential Protected by Otava

Health Cares and Hospital Quality Confidential Protected by Otava

Health Cares; Otava a global leader in secure cloud services for enterprise and channel partners, has chose by The Hospital Quality Institute; (HQI) to create and manage two comprehensive virtual private cloud environments for confidential data. HQI collects and compiles both hospital quality and patient safety information and delivers thorough, accurate metrics to California Hospital…

People Concussion

People Diagnosed With A Concussion Have Higher Risk

People Concussion; A crash on your bike or a fall from a ladder in your home can easily cause a concussion; which eventually can cost your job especially if you are in your thirties, and have a higher education. These are some of the findings in a large new register base data research study; so…

Kidney

Presence Of Antibody Decease Kidney Donors Tied To Graft Failure

A study done by researchers from the Netherlands has tied greater risk of allograft loss; in kidney transplants with one protein found in deceased donor kidneys. However, auto-antibodies against Rho GDPdissociation inhibitor 2 (ARHGDIB); one of the 14 proteins reviewed in the study, only had an impact among deceased donor kidneys; not living-related kidneys, wrote…

Subtypes Of Liver Cells In Health And Disease

Subtypes Of Liver Cells In Health And Disease

Liver diseases are one of the biggest health problems in the world and a leading cause of death. In Germany, at least five million patients are suffering from fatty liver disease, liver cancer, or hepatitis. Despite the immense importance of the liver for human health; the diversity of individual liver cells types and the associating…

Ovarian Cancer

Blood Test Offers More Precise Diagnostics Of Ovarian Cancer

The majority of women who undergo surgery for suspected ovarian cancer do not have cancer. However, a novel blood test developed by researchers at Uppsala University and the Sahlgrenska Academy; University of Gothenburg, in Sweden, now offers the possibility of more precise diagnostics without the need for surgery. But this could lead to a reduction…