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Medical genetics

Healthy Lifestyle Offset Genetic Risk Of Dementia

The rehearses find that the a healthy lifestyle may help offset a person’s genetic risk of dementia, according to new research. The study was led by the University of Exeter simultaneously published today in JAMA and presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2019 in Los Angeles. Therefore The research found that the risk of dementia…

Cataract surgery

Diabetic retinopathy Influence Cataract Surgery

Every ophthalmologist is going to have a diabetic patient walk into the office; who is going to have a visually significant cataract surgery. Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of vision loss among patients with diabetes; and a primary cause of blindness among working-age adults. The purpose of the study was to evaluate how diabetic…

Tailoring Free Skin Cancer Screening Events For Younger Populations

Tailoring Free Skin Cancer Screening Events For Younger Populations

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 publish in the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); skin cancer is the most…

Social media use

Social Media Use And Television Use Increases Teen Depression

Changes in adolescent social media use and television use; predict increases in symptoms of depression. The study, reveals that a higher than average frequency of social media and television viewing; over four years predicts more severe symptoms of depression over that same time frame. Over and above a potential common vulnerability linked to both sets…

Full Time Member Of The Emergency Physician Group

Full Time Member Of The Emergency Physician Group

Emergency physician; First-year UBC emergency medicine residents Daniel Ting and Jared Baylis were on call at Kelowna General Hospital in 2014 when a tour bus carrying 56 tourists crashed on the Coquihalla Highway. “In that time of crisis and high stress, teams can either come together or break apart. I remember how our hospital really…

Artificial Intelligence To Check Frauds In Ayushman Bharat

Artificial Intelligence To Check Frauds In Ayushman Bharat

National Health Protection Scheme is a centrally sponsoring scheme launching in 2018; under the Ayushman Bharat Mission of MoHFW in India. The NHA has issuing show-cause notices to 48 hospitals across the country so far; out of which 31 hospitals have been suspending following detailing investigation. The rapidly increasing popularity of the government’s flagshhip health…

Lower Firearms Related Death Rate Among Children

Lower Firearms Related Death Rate Among Children

Firearms; States with stricter firearms laws had lower firearm related deaths among children and adolescents, finds research led by faculty at Children’s National in Washington, D.C. Furthermore, state laws that had been in place for more than five years requiring universal background checks for firearm purchases with a 35% lower firearm-related death rate among children.…

Physical Therapy

Nearly 40% Of Patients With Systemic Sclerosis Treated With Physical Therapy

An analysis of a large German registry found that 37% of patients with systemic sclerosis receive physical therapy; according to recent findings in Arthritis Care & Research. “In SSc, only a number of small studies assessed the efficacy of particular methods of [physical therapy]; eg, paraffin bath and occupational therapy,” Doreen Belz, MD,of the University…

Zoster Vaccine Prevents Outbreaks Among Stem Cell Transplant Patients

Zoster Vaccine Prevents Outbreaks Among Stem Cell Transplant Patients

Herpes zoster, a frequent complication following autologous hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT); is associating with significant morbidity. The vaccine appears to offer protection from one of the most common and painful side effects of cell therapy; and showing promise for patients with immune-compromising conditions. A newer form of shingles vaccine reducing outbreaks of the painful…

Immune hematology

Immune Cell Discovery Could Provide Relief For Women

The researches find that the immune system play a role in stimulating the growth and activity of nerve cells in the condition; leading to increased sensitivity to pain in the pelvic region. The discovery is publish in The FASEB Journal and is support by funding from the Medical Research Council. Around 176 million women worldwide…

Mental Health Problems

Risk Of Mental Health Problems Is Prevented By Omega-3 Fats

Mental health problems continue to grow and claim the lives of many. There are factors that trigger the development of these conditions. The good news is that there are natural remedies; such as fish oil, that are believe to be beneficial for the brain. The therapeutic effects of fish oil are believe to come from…