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Major Deaths Caused By Smoking Worldwide

Major Deaths Caused By Smoking Worldwide

Smoking is a practice in which a substance is burning; and the resulting smoke breathed in to be tasting and absorbed into the bloodstream. Smoking is the leading cause of disease and death worldwide. Most smokers want to quit, but stopping smoking can be really challenging. But quitting smoking can greatly improve public health. Rewards,…

Treating Tinnitus And Other Hearing Problems

Therapeutic Target For Treating Tinnitus And Other Hearing Problems

Treating Tinnitus; In this study the debilitating condition was stopped in mice by blocking a protein that fuels brain inflammation. The US team of scientist are hopeful it will lead to a gene therapy to combat ringing in the ears and other hearing loss disorders. About one in 10 people in the UK suffers from tinnitus…

Study Revolutionize Molecular Microscopy

Study Revolutionize Molecular Microscopy

The study with the newly developing Scanning Quantum Dot Microscopy, a single molecule; knowing as a quantum dot, is mounting on the tip of the needle of a scanning force microscope. The study developing a method for measuring the electrical potentials of molecules; and molecular surfaces with previously unattainable precision and speed. These generate electrical…

Prostate-specific antigen

Significant Prostate-Specific Antigen Effect By Novel US Ablation Therapy

In the prospective, open-label study of MRI-guided transurethral ultrasound whole-gland ablation (TULSA-PRO); 96% of men had a Prostate-specific antigen decrease of at least 75% at 1 year. However, approximately 80% of the men who entered the study with Gleason grade group 2 (Gleason score 7); prostate cancer no longer had evidence of Gleason grade group…

Skin Rejuvenation

Loose Double Stranded RNA Molecules Spur Skin Rejuvenation

Skin Rejuvenation; Want to smooth out your wrinkles, erase scars and sunspots, and look years younger? Millions of Americans a year turn to lasers and prescription drugs to rejuvenate their skin, but exactly how that rejuvenation works has never been fully explained. Now, Johns Hopkins researchers have discovered that laser treatments and the drug retinoic…

Determing The Effective Therapy For The Infected HIV Positive

Determing The Effective Therapy For The Infected HIV Positive

Human immunodeficiency[HIV] virus infection is a spectrum of conditions causing by infection with the human immunodeficiency virus; The study determing the effective therapy for the infected HIV positive population. Study regarding relationship with a man who was HIV-positive, got a prescription for Truvada; a drug approving by the Food and Drug Administration to prevent infection…

Smartphone App To Help People Exposure To Common Class Of Drugs

Smartphone App To Help People Exposure To Common Class Of Drugs

The National Institute on Aging is funding the $3.5 million, five-year study to evaluate the app’s effectiveness. A team of researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine, Regenstrief Institute and Purdue University, led by Richard Holden, PhD, is testing a new app, called Brain Safe, designed to help people reduce their exposure to a common…

Lung Cancer Can Benefit From Standard Treatment

Lung Cancer Can Benefit From Standard Treatment

Lung Cancer; By examining both blood samples and tumor tissues from patients with non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have identified markers that can distinguish between major subtypes of lung cancer and can accurately identify lung cancer stage. Their proof-of-concept test accurately predicted whether the blood samples they examined came from…

Forensic Science Service Being Used For Casework

Forensic Science Service Being Used For Casework

Forensic Science; Conventional DNA profiling typically involves five steps: DNA extraction, quantification, amplification, capillary electrophoresis and analysis. The multiple sample processing steps result in the loss of DNA, which is undesirable in a forensic environment. Direct PCR amplification, also referred to as direct PCR and direct amplification, is a method in which a portion of…

Gastroenterology

Early Gastric Cancer Endoscopic Diagnosis System

The researches find that the early gastric cancer endoscopic diagnosis system using artificial intelligence (AI). Therefore The details are present at the Congress of the Japan Gastroenterological Endoscopy Society According to data release in 2017 by Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor, gastric cancer ranks third in cancer deaths in Japan: second in men and fourth…

Sleep Quality

Poor Sleep Quality And Fatigue Plague Women: Ovarian Insufficiency

Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and postmenopause. A new study demonstrates that women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI); who are receiving hormone therapy have poorer sleep quality and greater fatigue than women of the same age with preserved ovarian function. Study results are publish online in Menopause; the…

Oral Anticoagulants

Non-Vitamin K Oral Anticoagulants May Be Best For Early-Stage CKD

Effects of oral anticoagulation in chronic kidney disease (CKD) are uncertain. Non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants; (NOACs) have a superior benefit-risk profile to that of vitamin K antagonists (VKAs) for patients with early-stage chronic kidney disease (CKD); according to a review published in the Annals of Internal Medicine. However, patients who have advanced CKD or end-stage…