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Sequences Of Action

Sequences Of Action Associated To The Brain

Motor skills (single or sequences of actions which through practice become effortless); can become very difficult to learn and retrieve when neurological conditions disrupt the planning and control of sequential movements. When a person has a disorder such as dyspraxia; or stuttering certain skills cannot perform in a smooth and coordinated way. Traditionally scientists have believed that…

Radio diagnosis

Ultrasound Elastography Is An Emerging Imaging Technique

The researches find that the On the other hand, the more mammograms a woman has; the more likely it is she will see a false positive result. After 10 years of annual mammograms; therefore roughly two out of three patients who do not have cancer will be told that they do and be subjected to…

Geriatrics

Decline In Brain Network Integrity Associated With Aging

The study find that the The finding; published by researchers at Duke-NUS Medical School in The Journal of Neuroscience, adds to current understanding of longitudinal decline in brain network integrity associated with aging. Because They currently live in a rapidly aging society. Therefore Compared to cross-sectional studies, it is vital to understand brain changes over…

Thyroid Cancer

Low Risk Thyroid Cancer Patients Receive More Treatment

Thyroid Cancer; Nearly a million Americans live with thyroid cancer and doctors will diagnose more than 50,000 new cases this year. Fortunately, the survival rate for this kind of cancer is one of the best. Five years after diagnosis, more than 98% of patients are survivors. Now a team of researchers led by Alliric Willis,…

Urinary tract infection

Study Says Urinary Tract Infection Triples After Patients Leave Hospital

Urinary tract infections are the most common type of health care-related infection; according to the National Healthcare Safety Network. While the infection is usually harmless for the young; it can have deadly consequences for the elderly. Researchers at Oregon State University explored more than 3,000 at-risk patients. The study reveal that the risk of infection…

Total Knee Anthroplasty

Patient-Specific Instrumentation In Total Knee Anthroplasty

Total knee arthroplasty (TKA) considered the gold standard in the treatment; of end-stage degenerative joint disease of the knee. TKA provides reliable outcomes also at a long-term follow-up; and therefore the number of TKA performed per year is in steady increase; with more than 700,000 TKA perform in the United States every year. Malalignment and…

The Brain Resuscitated From Cardiac Arrest

The Brain Resuscitated From Cardiac Arrest

Brain; This study facilitate research on appropriately determining prognosis after cardiac arrest and to establish better treatments for recovering from brain injury, a working group composed of a Johns Hopkins Medicine physician and American Heart Association (AHA) experts have release a scientific statement that provides best practices on how to predict recovery in comatose survivors.…

Bone loss

Bone Loss In Spaceflight Can Be Prevented By Melatonin

Exposure to microgravity during space flight leads to rapid bone loss in humans and animals. The rapid and vigorous bone loss is one of the key challenges; that remain to be solve to enable humans to pursue healthy lives in outer space. Bone mass often reflects a balance between bone formation; by osteoblasts and bone…

Trained Doctors Effects Shortened Working Hours

Trained Doctors Effects Shortened Working Hours

Trained doctors; When reforms shortened working hours for U.S. doctors-in-training, some worried: Was that enough time to learn the art of medicine? Would future patients suffer? Now a study has answers, finding no difference in hospital deaths, readmissions or costs when comparing results from doctors trained before and after caps limiting duties to 80 hours per week took…

Novel Antibiotics Effective Against Gram-Positive And Gram Negative

Novel Antibiotics Effective Against Gram-Positive And Gram Negative

The widespread bacterial antimicrobial resistance diminishes the clinical efficacy of antibiotics; threating the health of humans and animals. There is serious concern about the rise of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs” now resistant to many antibiotics. The dramatic increase in antibiotic resistance makes infectious diseases a challenge for medicine worldwide. The total deaths from methicillin-resistant S. aureus are now comparable…

Biomarkers For Diagnosis In kidney Injury

Biomarkers For Diagnosis In kidney Injury

As acute kidney injury is sudden kidney failure or damage; causing a build-up of waste in blood and a fluid imbalance in the body. AKI usually happening within the first week of serious burn due to inadequate resuscitation; Physicians typically rely on traditional biomarkers such as serum/plasma creatinine and urine output for diagnosis. Many burn…

Skin Cancer Is Most Common Cancer In The United States

Skin Cancer Is Most Common Cancer In The United States

Sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public, according to findings published by researchers from the George Washington University (GW) Cancer Center. The study was published in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. Sun safety practices According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); so skin cancer…