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Gastroenterology

Obesity Linked to Increases Risk For Pediatrics

The researches find that the Obesity seems to be associated with increased odds of pediatric multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published online in JAMA Neurology. Brenda Huppke, M.D., from the University Medical Center Göttingen in Germany; and colleagues examined the correlation of obesity with pediatric MS risk and first-line therapy response in a…

Medical genetics

Protect Your DNA For Big Health Benefits

The researches find that the Packed inside every cell is your DNA and its strands of chromosomes. Chromosomes are protected, top and bottom, by sections called telomeres. The health of these “end caps” is crucial to your health and longevity. If they become damaged, meaning shortened, because of poor lifestyle choices such as a bad…

Air Pollution

Study Says Air Pollution Increases Newborn Intensive Care Admissions

Infants born to women exposed to high levels of air pollution in the week before delivery; are more likely to be admitted to a newborn intensive care unit (NICU), suggests an analysis by researchers at the National Institutes of Health. Depending on the type of pollution, chances for NICU admission increased from about 4% to…

Increase In Alcohol-relating Visits To Emergency Departments

Increase In Alcohol-relating Visits To Emergency Departments

The study showing dramatically rising visits to emergency departments relating to alcohol; especially for women, with a 175% increase in alcohol-relating visits from young people aged 25 to 29. Women who visited the emergency departments due to alcohol were more likely to be under the legal drinking age of 19 years (17%) than men (9%).…

Protein

Taking Out The Protein Garbage Becomes More Difficult As Neurons Age

Cells dispose of harmful “trash” through autophagy; a normal and necessary process in which aggregate protein and dysfunctional structures are handled. If any part of this fails, waste builds up inside cells; eventually killing them. According to a new study from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania; as cells age, their…

ophthalmology

Female Ophthalmology Residents Perform Fewer Procedures

Female residents perform fewer cataract operations and total procedures than male residents; according to a study publish online in JAMA Ophthalmology.  Dan Gong, M.D., from the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, and colleagues conducted a retrospective; longitudinal analysis of resident case logs from 24 U.S. ophthalmology…

General medicine

Micro-Ribonucleic Acid In Milk: Health Risk Very Unlikely

The researchers find that the Ribonucleic acid (RNA) occurs in animal and plant cells and has many biological functions. RNA plays a central role in the reading of genetic material, thereby ensuring that important substances are produced for the cells. Among other things, it also ensures the formation of the proteins needed by the cells.…

Higher iron levels may boost heart health

High Iron Levels Associated With A Lower Risk Of Arteries

Scientists have helped unravel the protective and potentially harmful effect of iron in the body. In a series of early-stage studies examining genetic data from over 500,000 people, a team of international scientists, led by Imperial College London, explored the role that iron plays in over 900 diseases. The results reveal not only are naturally…

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease In Primary Care

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease In Primary Care

Primary Care; Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has a significant impact on life expectancy worldwide, illustrated by a close to 10% increase in mortality from 2000 to 2015. Despite increasing public awareness and more advance treatment options, according to estimates made by the European Respiratory Society, the proportion of deaths caused by COPD will continue…

overdose

Over 1 Million Years Of Life Lost In Ohio From Overdose Deaths

The drug addiction epidemic continues to plague the country; and thousands of lives are cut short each year due to overdose. Tragically, when a person’s life ends prematurely, much of their potential impact on the world is lost as well. This includes both lost benefits to society and lost experiences for family and friends left…

Metabolism Induced By Fluoride In Mitochondria

Metabolism Induced By Fluoride In Mitochondria

Mitochondria is a double membrane bound organelle; finding in most of the eukaryotic organisms; The mechanisms involving in the changes in energy metabolism causing by excessive exposure to fluoride is studying. Where the fluoride altering the proteome of liver mitochondria on a dose and time dependent manner. The present study employing as a proteomic tools…