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Blood Flow Bump That Happens In Our Neurons

The researches find that the a single second blood flow to those brain cells increases a bit. This bump in blood flow is a way the brain ensures that highly active neurons get enough blood; and the oxygen and nutrients it carries, says Dr. Philip O’Herron, neurovascular physiologist in the Department of Physiology at the…

Detection Of Measles Cases Outbreak

Detection Of Measles Cases Outbreak

Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles virus. The United States declared the measles eliminated, thanks to widespread use of vaccines. But the virulent disease is back; with more than 1,000 cases confirmed nationwide. By using the basic techniques in place for over 100 years; public health investigators work to control an outbreak before it…

Takling Of Childhood Malnutrition In Bangladesh

Takling Of Childhood Malnutrition In Bangladesh

Malnutrition is a condition that results from eating a diet; in which one or more nutrients are either not enough or are too much such that the diet causes health problems. Where nearly half of all deaths worldwide in children under the age of 5 is from malnutrition. But from nutrition bars to energy supplements; the current standards…

Ayushman Bharat Deactivated For Issuing Health Cards

Ayushman Bharat Deactivated For Issuing Health Cards

National Health Protection Scheme is a centrally sponsoring scheme launched in 2018; under the Ayushman Bharat Mission of MoHFW in India. More than 1.2 Lakh families have availed treatment; so far in several hospitals across the country under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojna (AB-PMJAY) since its launch in September last year. As…

Exercise

Myth Of Exercise Damage In Treatment Of Osteoarthritis Of The Knee

Despite physical exercise (including therapeutic exercise) being one of the three key osteoarthritis treatment guidelines; alongside weight control and patient education there is a common belief among many patients and health professionals treating the condition; that it may harm knee joint cartilage. This creates a prevailing barrier to implementing evidence-based care. However a study by…

Baby Food

Improving The Nutritional Quality Of Baby Food

A nutritional survey of baby food on sale in Europe has shown that a significant number of products; contain high sugar levels that contradict World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations. In collaboration with WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe); researchers from the University of Leeds’ School of Food Science; and Nutrition and the School of Medicine…

Nuclear medicine

Dose Reduction In Brain [18F]FDG PET/MRI

Positron emission tomography (PET) has been use for neurological imaging for decades. 2-Deoxy-2-[18F]fluoro-Dglucose ([18F]FDG) remains the main radio pharmaceutical agent used for patients with suspected neurodegenerative dementia. In the 2009 guidelines for brain PET/MR imaging studies; the European Association of Nuclear Medicine recommended the injection of 125 to 250 MBq. The Society of Nuclear Medicine…

Iatrogenic Disorders

Iatrogenic Disorders In Psychiatry Are Common And Neglected

In a paper published in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics; Giovanni Fava and Chiara Rafanelli analyze the literature concerned with iatrogenic disorders in psychiatry; which may be due to medications or psychotherapy.  The side effects and risks associate with the medical intervention are defined as iatrogenesis. The side effects and risks associated with…

Physical Activity To Many Aspects Of Physical And Mental Health

Physical Activity To Many Aspects Of Physical And Mental Health

Physical activity is important for physical and mental well being and keeping socially connected. This themed review, Moving Matters, brings together more than 50 published and ongoing studies funded by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) on ways to increase physical activity in everyday life. This review considers the changing needs and opportunities of…

Cancer Had A Goals Of Care Conversation With Members

Cancer Had A Goals Of Care Conversation With Members

Goals Of Care; Despite most patients with cancer preferring to die at home, about a third still die in the hospital, with about 10% being in the intensive care unit (ICU), causing more pain and anxiety to the patient and increasing the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder and prolong grief disorder for family and caregivers,…

Atlantic Rainforest Combats Leishmaniasis And Chagas Disease

Atlantic Rainforest Combats Leishmaniasis And Chagas Disease

The study supporting finding that neolignans deriving from N. leucantha displayed bioactivity against parasites of the genus Leishmania and against Trypanosoma cruzi, the parasite that causing Chagas. These diseases affect millions of people in Brazil and other developing countries. Natural compounds isolatING from Nectandra leucantha; a neotropical 3 species belonging to the laurel family and…

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury Result Impaired In Understanding Social Situations

The loss of white matter connectivity in the brain after severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) may result in impairments in understanding social situations, according to new research published in Brain Imaging and Behavior. “They have work as a clinician with people with severe traumatic brain injury for many years. Severe brain injuries usually occur due to…