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Asthma

Role Of Allergens And Pollutants In Asthma

Positive family relationships might help youth to maintain good asthma management behaviors even in the face of difficult neighborhood conditions, according to a new Northwestern University study. For children with asthma, neighborhood environmental conditions the role of allergens and pollutants, for example have long been known to play an important role, but less is known about how social conditions…

Climate change

Carbon Dioxide, Climate Change Reduce Availability Of Nutrients

One of the biggest challenges to reducing hunger and under nutrition around the world is to produce foods; that provide not only enough calories but also make enough necessary nutrients widely available. New research finds that, over the next 30 years, climate change; and increasing carbon dioxide (CO2) could significantly reduce the availability of critical…

Children In Srilanka Often Starving Even When Fed Enough

Children In Srilanka Often Starving Even When Fed Enough

The study explaining that many of the children in srilanka often starving; but even when fed enough. Restoring their gut bacteria could helping them. Even after starving children get enough to eat again, they often fail to grow. Their brains don’t develop properly, and they remain susceptible to diseases, even many years later. Two studies in Science this week now suggest…

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Prescribed For Cardiovascular Disease

Cholesterol Lowering Drugs Prescribed For Cardiovascular Disease

Cholesterol lowering drugs; Statins, the most commonly used effective lipid-lowering drugs, are significantly underutilized to treat lipid abnormalities in patients with and at risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD), according to a retrospective study of more than 280,000 patients in Alberta, Canada. Investigators report in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology, published by Elsevier, that only…

Emergency Medicine

Improved Emergency Medicine Increase The Number Of Admissions

Emergency Medicine; The four-hour standard performance recorded by the Winter Flow Project this year is quite remarkable. While there is no getting away from the fact that routinely recording performance of around 80% speaks of patients and staff being placed at the ‘highest level of risk’, given that NHS England have record an increase in…

Eye disorders

Eye Disorders In Adults With Diabetes Can Have CDC Assesses

Eye disorders frequently affect adults aged 45 years and older with diagnosed diabetes; and disorders are more common for those with diagnosed diabetes for 10 years or more, according to a July data brief published by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Health Statistics. Compared with adults who have had…

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs: Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease characterize by synovial inflammation; which can lead to irreversible articular damage, a decrease in physical functioning, and radiologic progression. Patients are recommend to use disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs); to suppress the inflammatory response and to improve clinical outcomes. Nevertheless, non-adherence to these drugs is a major issue.…

Palliative Cares Providers Experience Shortages In Non Physician

Palliative Cares Providers Experience Shortages In Non Physician

Sen.Tammy Baldwin and Shelley Moore Capito have introduced the Palliative Cares and Hospice Education and Training Act (PCHETA) in the U.S. Senate. The legislation would provide resources to support clinician training to reduce staff shortages in the industry and help providers meet continuously rising demand for those services as the population ages. If enacted, the…

Immune hematology

Health Outcomes For Patients With Autoimmune Disease

The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) announced today a strategic alliance with iMD Health Global that will help evolve communications between physicians and patients to improve health outcomes, focused on autoimmune and related diseases, which is estimated to affect over 50 million Americans.Therefore  iMD Health offers innovative technology that facilitates meaningful dialogue between physicians…

Exercise Improves Brain Function In Obese Individuals

Exercise Improves Brain Function In Obese Individuals

Exercise; New findings out of the University of Tübingen show that, on top of its benefits for metabolism, mood, and general health, exercise also improves brain function. In recent studies, researchers learned that obese and overweight individuals are prone to insulin resistance in the brain, where it provides information about current nutritional status, as well…

Family medicine

Sustainable Savings On Medical Care

The study find that the One popular idea for lowering the nation’s ballooning Medical care spending is to change the way insurers pay provider organizations for their care. Instead of paying a fee for each service rendered a model that can encourage the unscrupulous use of more services even when the benefit is dubious reformers…

Anesthesiology

Ketamine Infusions For The Management Of Pediatric Pain

The study find that the Ketamine, an N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor antagonist, is a valuable tool uniquely equipped to accomplish these tasks when used as a sub hypnotic infusion because of its analgesic properties at low doses. The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine consensus guidelines on the use of intravenous ketamine infusions for acute…