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Systolic Blood Pressure Increased Risk Of Major Valvular Heart Disease

Systolic Blood Pressure Increased Risk Of Major Valvular Heart Disease

Systolic Blood Pressure; The cumulative effect of elevated systolic blood pressure appears to be associated with an increased risk for major valvular heart disease, according to a study published online July 10 in JAMA Cardiology. Milad Nazarzadeh, from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom, and colleagues evaluate data from the U.K. Biobank (502,602 men…

Pain Levels

Pain Levels Get Worse Or Better Depending On Time Of Day

Sometimes think that pain levels is control by an on/off switch sit at a computer too long and you get a headache, take an ibuprofen and it goes away. But the reality is much more complex, especially for people with chronic pain conditions. “Pain is a little bit more complicate than ‘you have pain’ or…

Obesity

Uranium Toxicity May Be Causing High Rates Of Obesity And Diabetes

Kuwait has some of the highest rates of obesity and diabetes in the world; and scientists don’t know why. This question addressed by Dr. Max Goodson, Emeritus Professor at the Forsyth Institute. However, uranium is a potent renal toxin; with the element accumulating in calcified tissues, livers, and kidneys as a result of both natural…

Mitochondria Have A Characteristic Organisation

Mitochondria Have A Characteristic Organisation

Mitochondria are the powerhouses of our cells, generating energy in the form of chemical compounds such as ATP. To do this job effectively, mitochondria have a characteristic organisation; In addition to an outer membrane, they have an inner membrane with many invaginations. On this inner membrane are all the enzymes essential to the production of…

Medical genetics

Research Sheds Light On Sun-Induced DNA Damage and Repair

The study find that the a new study sheds light on what happens after DNA damage occurs, and how the body initiates repair. A team of researchers at Baylor University want to determine the series of events that kickstart DNA repair in humans after being expose to the sun’s damaging rays. The breakthrough study; which…

Transfusion medicine

Anticoagulant Choice in Severe Kidney Disease

The researches find that the oral anticoagulants (NOACs) offer a significantly lower stroke risk and an overall more favorable risk profile than vitamin K antagonists, such as warfarin, in patients with early stage chronic kidney disease (CKD), suggests a systematic review. However, the impact of the novel agents is unclear in patients with severe kidney disease. The oral…

Total knee arthroplasty

Synthetic Mesh Extensor: Total Knee Arthroplasty Yields Better outcomes

“The synthetic mesh procedure is my procedure of choice,” Browne said at a meeting. “It is technically simple, cost-effective; it avoids some of the concerns with allograft and they think the mid-term results are reasonable.” James A. Browne, MD, discussed treatment options for extensor mechanism disruption following Total knee arthroplasty (TKA); and factors that may…

Radio diagnosis

Radiation While Delivering Images Vital For Patient Health

The researches find that the CT scans have revolutionized the fight against human illness by creating three-dimensional images of the body’s inner workings. Such scans, however, can deliver high doses of radiation. Now EU-funded researchers have built special cameras that limit radiation while delivering images vital for patient health. Doctors have used computed tomography scans,…

Cortical vision

Cortical Vision Research Program Recieves $6 Million Grant

The RK Mellon Foundation’s investment is a resounding vote of confidence in a world-renowned talent Dr. José-Alain Sahel; and his team’s groundbreaking efforts to preserve; and restore the gift of sight for millions of people across the world. I am deeply grateful for the Foundation’s support; and excited to watch this next chapter in cortical…

Geriatrics

Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that alters the lives of many older people

The study find that the Alzheimer’s disease (AD) that alters the lives of many older people, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found. In a paper in JAMA Neurology; the team also reported that lowering vascular risk factors may offer additional protection against Alzheimer’s and delay progression of the devastating disease. Therefore The findings from…

Family medicine

Treatments If Health Care Providers Are Compassionate

The researches find that the continue life-saving treatments if their primary health care providers show respect, unconditional empathy without judgement and demonstrate an ability to partner with patients in decision making to address their goals, a Rutgers study finds. Therefore The systematic review appears in the Joanna Briggs Institute Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports.…