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Kratom Herbal Supplement Used To Treat Addiction And Pain

The researches find that the The herb kratom is increasingly being used to manage pain and treat opioid addiction; but it’s not safe to use as an herbal supplement, according to new research led by faculty at Binghamton University; State University of New York. Kratom is an herbal supplement derived from a plant that grows…

The Mechanism Of Replication Prions In Mad Cow Disease

The Mechanism Of Replication Prions In Mad Cow Disease

Prions are unusual infectious agents made by aberrantly folded forms of a physiological protein called the cellular prion protein, or PrPC. These pathogens are knowing to replicate in absence of genetic material by recruiting normal PrPC molecules at the surface of cells and forcing them to change conformation and becoming infectious themselves. The study reporting a…

Anesthesiology

First Ketamine Infusion Center To Treat Depression

The researches find that the a ketamine infusion might look like they are simply relaxing in a comfy chair while reading a book or listening to music. But upon closer inspection, the patient will be receiving a boost to their brain to help treat depression. Now; individuals with treatment-resistant depression can receive the treatments at…

Pregnancy

High-Risk Pregnancy Due To The Interferon Effect

High-risk pregnancies occur frequently, and have multiple causes. It is estimated that 10 to 20 % of pregnant women miscarry during their first trimester of pregnancy. Slow fetal growth may also arise as a result of maternal infection with certain microbes; parasites or viruses (such as toxoplasmosis or infection with rubella virus, cytomegalovirus, herpes or…

Checks On Hospitals As Ayushman Bharat Frauds Pile Up

Checks On Hospitals As Ayushman Bharat Frauds Pile Up

After launching of the Ayushman Bharat the flagship heath care programme of the Narendra Modi government 9 months back; most of the fraud cases have been reporting from Uttarakhand and Jharkhand. As a result, the government has tightening a number of rules to prevent these. As the hospitals need to get pre-authorisation within 6 hours of…

Safety Of Smoking Cessation Medicines In Mental Disorders Patients

Safety Of Smoking Cessation Medicines In Mental Disorders Patients

People with mental health conditions, such as anxiety or depression; are twice as likely to smoking compared to the general population. They tend to smoke more cigarettes per day, be more heavily addicting; and more likely to relapse when they try to quit. But whereas smoking rates in the UK have declined over recent decading;…

Young Carers

Support Needed For Young Carers Of Parents With Mental Illness

New research from the University of East Anglia (UEA) says there is a “clear need” for more support for young carers; of parents with a mental illness as they move into adulthood. The study argues that services need to be flexible; combining both practical support, such as the provision of additional support to the parent;…

Treadmill Exercise Can Reduce Period Pain And Improve Quality Of Life

Treadmill Exercise Can Reduce Period Pain And Improve Quality Of Life

Treadmill exercise regime can reduce period pain and improve long-term quality of life, according to a new study published in the journal Contemporary Clinical Trials. Researchers conducted a trial over a seven-month period to see how treadmill exercise benefited women suffering from primary dysmenorrhea, commonly known as period pain. Primary dysmenorrhea Seventy women with primary dysmenorrhea were…

Central Nervous System

First Step To Induce Self-Repair In The Central Nervous System

The research team led by Prof. Claire Jacob at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (JGU); and at the Swiss University of Fribourg investigated the details of this repair process; and have demonstrated that the same mechanism could be activated in cells of the central nervous system after a spinal cord injury, for instance. Damaged peripheral nerves…

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis Under Treated In Joint Replacement Patients

Osteoporosis is common in total joint arthroplasty (TJA) patients and likely contributes to the increasing incidence of periprosthetic fracture. Despite this, the prevalence of osteoporosis in patients undergoing elective TJA is inadequately studied. We hypothesize that preoperative osteoporosis is under recognize and under treat in the TJA population. The purpose of this study is to…

Ancient Evolution Of The Widespread Human Gut Virus crAssphage

Ancient Evolution Of The Widespread Human Gut Virus crAssphage

The virus is both highly abundant in the human gut and represents an entirely new viral family. With this study, able to expand and understanding of the diversity and evolutionary history of the human microbiome globally. study showing that the virus was finding in the sewage of more than one-third of the world’s countries. Additionally,…

App Based Ridehailing Services Linked To Traffic Deaths

App Based Ridehailing Services Linked To Traffic Deaths

While the era of app based ridehailing services, such as Uber and Lyft, has been credited with keeping more impaired drivers off the road, increasing job opportunities and offering new levels of convenience, it is also linked with more congestion and traffic deaths. The arrival of ridehailing is associated with an increase of approximately 3%…