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ACL Injuries, In The First 24 Months After Returning To Their Sport

ACL Injuries, In The First 24 Months After Returning To Their Sport

ACL Injuries; Young athletes who do not achieve a 90% score on a battery of tests that measure fitness to return to athletic competition; so including quadricep strength, are at increased risk for a second knee injury, according to research presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine. An ACL…

Lung Valve Treatment

Lung Valve Treatment For Patients With Severe Emphysema

Difficulty breathing is becoming easier for patients at Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC). Orlando Health ORMC is the first hospital in Central Florida to offer a new lung valve treatment for patients with severe emphysema, a progressive and life-threatening form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The Zephyr Endobronchial Valve System, by Pulmonx Corp.…

Anesthesiology

Ketamine Help Increase Likelihood Of Abstinence

The researches find that the ketamine infusion increased the likelihood that cocaine dependent adults engaged in mindfulness-based behavioral modification would maintain abstinence, offered substantial protection from relapse and craving, and lowered the likelihood of cocaine use, according to a study. Mindfulness-base relapse prevention (MBRP), a substance use disorder intervention, may be well-suited as a behavioral…

General surgery

A Lower Risk Of Ulnar Collateral Ligament Surgery

The researches find that the humeral side of the elbow have a better chance of returning to throw and returning to play, and a lower risk of ulnar collateral ligament surgery than players who suffered more severe injuries on the ulnar side of the elbow. The research was presented at the Annual Meeting of the…

H1N1 Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy

H1N1 Influenza Vaccination During Pregnancy

Pregnant women and their newborns are considering to be at high risk of serious illness during flu pandemics and seasonal epidemics. As such, many countries advise all pregnant women to have a flu vaccination; which can protect both mothers and their young infants from the flu. These results are reassuring and suggesting the influenza vaccination…

Cardiovascular Bio-markers Improved After Metabolic Surgery

Cardiovascular Bio-markers Improved After Metabolic Surgery

A biomarker, or biological markers is a measurable indicator of some biological state or condition. Cardiovascular biomarkers in people with type 2 diabetes improve to a greater extent after metabolic surgery than with medical therapy, according to results from the STAMPEDE trial. The ability of bariatric surgery to target several important cardiovascular risk factors simultaneously is…

General medicine

Cannabis Based Medication Helps Tackle Dependency On Cannabis

The researches demonstrated that cannabis based medication helps tackle dependency on cannabis, one of the most widely used drugs globally. A paper about the University of Sydney and NSW Health clinical ;trial provides the first strong evidence that so-called cannabinoid agonist medication which targets receptors in the brain could reduce the rate of relapse. Cannabis based…

Astronaut

Impact Of Long-Duration Space Missions On Astronaut Microbiome

The study documented the diversity of microbes associated with astronaut before; during and after long duration space missions at the ISS using culture independent 16S rRNA gene analysis. The evidence presented herein shows that space travel can have both transient; and longer lasting impacts on the microbiome of astronauts; and that these changes are associate…