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Peripheral Arthritis

Peripheral Arthritis Can Occur At Any Time During New Axial SpA

Among patients with recent-onset axial spondyloarthritis, 36% report developing peripheral arthritis; at any time during their disease duration, with these patients demonstrating a greater disease burden than those without peripheral arthritis; according to recent findings in Arthritis Research & Therapy. “Arthritis and enthesitis are the most common peripheral features in axSpA; and can be found predominantly…

Insulin Nasal Spray Improves Brain And Cognitive Function

Insulin Nasal Spray Improves Brain And Cognitive Function

Insulin nasal spray; Researchers at the Modern Diet and Physiology Research Center and Department of Pediatrics at Yale School of Medicine are investigating whether insulin delivered directly to the brain by nasal inhalation can enhance communication between brain regions and improve cognition in adolescents with obesity and prediabetes. Led by Dr. Dana Small, preliminary findings…

Suicidal Ideation

Between 16% And 18% Of Early Adolescents Have Suicidal Ideation

The aim of the study was to collect data on suicidal ideation; and suicidal risk prevalence in a three-phase epidemiological study. However, in the first phase, 1,514 participants (720 boys; mean-age = 10.2) filled out; the Children’s Depression Inventory (CDI) and other psychopathological tests. 562 individuals (mean-age = 11.3) are select to participate in the second phase; as at-risk…

Collagen powder found to be effective in wound closure

Collagen Powder For Skin Biopsy Wounds Healing And Care

Collagen powder for managing the skin biopsy wounds as primary closure with non-absorbable sutures; so according to a first-of-its-kind study published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology by a team of physician researchers at the George Washington University. Topical collagen powder The team investigated the efficacy of topical collagen powder compare; hence to primary closure…

Medical genetics

Gene Editing Protocol Allows Perfect Mutation-Effect

The study find that the the exact consequences caused by the loss or addition of that genetic information. In answer, the realm of genetics has been revolutionized by the emergence of the powerful gene editing tool called CRISPR-Cas9, which allows scientists to insert or remove single genes with ease and precision across a wide range…

Spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis

Preventing Spinal Cord Injuries From Resulting In Paralysis

An injection of nanoparticles can prevent the body’s immune system from overreacting to trauma, potentially preventing some spinal cord injuries from resulting in paralysis. The approach was demonstrated in mice at the University of Michigan, with the nanoparticles enhancing healing by reprogramming the aggressive immune cells call it an “EpiPen” for trauma to the central nervous…

Family medicine

A Cheaper Prescription Before Leaving The Doctor’s Office

The researches find that the doctor in May for a skin infection on her leg, she wasn’t surprised to receive a prescription for an antibiotic cream. But Gilbert, 54, a nurse and health consultant, was shocked when her physician clicked on the desktop computer and told Gilbert the medicine would cost $30 on her Blue…

Pharmacology

Treatment Target For Rare Liver Cancer In Adolescents

The study find that the protein promotes a rare form of liver cancer in adolescents and young adults. The researchers also saw that a certain mix of drugs could target the fused protein and the enzymes that it recruits. Therefore In the lab, this drug combination slowed down the uncontrolled growth of cells carrying the…