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EEG recordings can improve our understanding of epileptic seizures

EEG Recordings Can Provide Better Understanding Of Epileptic Seizures

Pyramidal graphs resulting from statistical analyses of EEG recordings can improve our understanding of epileptic seizures. A statistical approach squeezes more detailed information out of a current method of measuring brain signals in epileptic seizures, adding new insight into how these signals originate and spread. Recordings of epilepsy patients Visual inspection of electroencephalography (EEG) recordings…

Medical genetics

Overturned Using DNA, Family Tree Evidence

The researches find that the a decades-old murder he did not commit, using evidence based on DNA and a genetic family tree, the first such result using a revolutionary investigative technique. Christopher Tapp, 43, had served 20 of his 30-year sentence for the 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge. On Wednesday; a court in…

Blood Pressure Reading Predict The Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

Blood Pressure Reading Predict The Risk Of Heart Attack, Stroke

Both numbers in a blood pressure reading the “upper” systolic and the “lower” diastolic independently predicted the risk of heart attack or stroke in a very large Kaiser Permanente study that include more than 36 million blood pressure readings from more than 1 million people. The study, which was publish today in the New England…

Gun Ownership Linked To Greater Incidence Of Domestic Homicides

A new study in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, published by Elsevier, reveals a unique and strong association between firearm ownership and the risk of domestic homicides. For each 10 percent increase in household gun ownership rates, the findings show a significant 13 percent increased incidence of domestic firearm homicide. The homicide risk differ across…

Identifying Human Trafficking Victims In The Emergency Rooms

Identifying Human Trafficking Victims In The Emergency Rooms

Trafficking victims; In this study the Trump Administration is pursuing its war on human trafficking as the United States Department of Transportation takes aim at truckers, but a North Texas nurse says the battle begins somewhere besides the road. Susan Blume is a nurse at Texas Health Resources. She has spent years trying to develop…

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infectious Disease

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Infectious Disease

As tuberculosis, the world’s most deadly infectious disease; causing greater than 10.4 million cases and 1.4 million deaths annually. Study, involving more than 1300 Indonesian people who live with a tuberculosis patient; finding the vaccine gave stronger protection and appearing to last for longer than previously thought. The new research about an old vaccine one…

Gate Like Protein Complexes In The Cell Membranes

Gate Like Protein Complexes In The Cell Membranes

Almost all living organisms from bacteria to humans have gate-like protein complexes in their cell membranes that get rid of unwanted or life-threatening molecules. This is not always to human advantage, since in the case of bacteria or cancer cells these complexes, knowing as ABC transporters, are also responsible for resistance to antibiotics or chemotherapy.…

Latarjet Procedure

Latarjet Procedure, Iliac Crest Bone Graft Transfer Yield Similar Outcomes

According to recently publish results, there was no difference seen in clinical and radiologic outcomes with the Latarjet procedure and iliac crest bone graft transfer procedure. However, patients who underwent the Latarjet procedure had worse internal rotation capacity; and frequent donor-site sensory disturbances compared; with those who underwent the iliac crest bone graft transfer procedure.…