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Rare Inherited Enzyme Disorder Yields Insight Into Fibrosis

The study find that the a family of rare inherited disorders teach scientists about more common health problems like fibrosis? Plenty, based on research led by St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital scientists that appears today in the journal Science Advances. The investigators have discovered an association between a deficiency in the enzyme neuraminidase 1 (NEU1)…

Surveillance For Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Surveillance For Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria

Healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) and infections due to antibiotic-resistant organisms are leading causes of morbidity and mortality. A large consortium of healthcare facilities dedicating to conducting high-quality studies relating to infection prevention and control and antibiotic stewardship. But the study demonstrating that surveillance for antibiotic-resistant bacteria continues to be a core focus for healthcare facilities. As…

Young Athlete Having Cardiac Arrest, Prevention And Management

Young Athlete Having Cardiac Arrest, Prevention And Management

Young Athlete; It’s marathon season, and every so often a news report will focus on an athlete who has collapsed from sudden cardiac arrest. Although uncommon, these events get attention. A new review in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) looks at recent evidence to help physicians prevent and manage the risk of sudden cardiac arrest in…

Fasciola Parasite Causes Neurological Disorders

Fasciola Parasite Causes Neurological Disorders

Human fascioliasis is a worldwide; pathogenic food-borne trematodiasis. Fascioliasis is a parasitic disease causing by two species present in the liver; hepatic fasciola, which is prevalent worldwide, and Fasciola gigantica; which is finding in Asia and Africa. The high pathogenicity of this disease has led the World Health Organisation (WHO) to include it in the…

Geriatrics

The Older They Get The More Time They Spend Alone

The researches find that the a new study from Pew Research Center finds that Americans spend increasing amounts of time alone as they age; with people in their 70s averaging three hours more alone time each day than people in their 40s and 50s. The study; which analyzed Bureau of Labor Statistics data; looked at…

Alcohol Consumption Leads To Lowering Beta Carotene In The Skin

Alcohol Consumption Leads To Lowering Beta Carotene In The Skin

Alcohol Consumption; Going to the beach is already something of a stressful event for those of us who sunburn easily, or are concern about the threat of skin cancer; but the results of a new study suggest one of our favorite beach pastimes puts human beings in even more risk. This German study found that the…

General surgery

Plastic Surgeon With Expertise In Breast Surgery

The researches find that the There is presently overwhelming evidence to support the safety of silicone breast implants. Ultimately, the decision to obtain, keep, or remove breast implants is the choice of the patient. If a patient chooses to have her breast implants removed, it is important to find a board-certified plastic surgeon with expertise…

Mechanism Behind Development Of Flaviviral Infections

Mechanism Behind Development Of Flaviviral Infections

As Flaviviral infections result in a wide spectrum of clinical outcomes; ranging from asymptomatic infection to severe disease. Most viral infections result in a range of outcomes even when individuals are infecting with the same amount of virus in their blood. To understand the molecular underpinnings of symptomatic infection; the blood transcriptomic and metabolomic profiles…