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Lymphatic Vessels

Meningeal Lymphatic Vessels Answers Questions About Brain Clearance

Scientists led by Dr. Gou Young Koh report the basal side of the skull as the major route, a so called “hotspot” for CSF drainage. They found that basal meningeal lymphatic vessels (mLVs) function as the main plumbing pipes for CSF. They confirmed macromolecules in the CSF mainly runs through the basal mLVs. Notably, the…

Patients

Noninvasive Device Could Benefit Patients With Kidney Disease

For patients with kidney failure who need dialysis; removing fluid at the correct rate and stopping at the right time is critical. This typically requires guessing how much water to remove and carefully monitoring the patient for sudden drops in blood pressure. Currently there is no reliable, easy way to measure hydration levels in these…

Emergency Department Prescribe Opioids For Acute Gout

Visiting Of Emergency Department Prescribe Opioids For Acute Gout

More than a quarter of patients with acute gout received a prescription for opioids at discharge from the emergency department, according to study results published in Arthritis Care & Research. Previous studies have reported that, although steroids, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, and colchicine are effective for reducing the inflammation and pain associated with acute gout, opioid analgesics are commonly…

Palliative Care Nurse Shortage Was Identified In Rural Areas

Palliative Care Nurse Shortage Was Identified In Rural Areas

Palliative care nurse; When Margo Baker was in her second year of her registered nursing degree, she had an experience that changed the course of her career. “My grandfather was in a palliative care unit and I was so impressed by the care he was given by the nursing staff,” she said. When it came…

Psychiatric disorders

Uncover Genes Contribute To Five Psychiatric Disorders

Mounting evidence shows genetic overlap between multiple psychiatric disorders. However, the biological underpinnings of share risk for psychiatric disorders not yet fully uncover. The identification of underlying biological mechanisms is crucial for the progress in the treatment of these disorders. A group of international doctors has uncovered the genes that contribute to the development of…

General surgery

Opioid Use Common After Gynecologic Surgery

The researches find that the women who undergo gynecologic surgery will be prescribed an opioid for the first time, and almost 7% of these women will develop persistent opioid use, new research shows. “Persistent opioid use is common after not only major gynecologic procedures such as hysterectomy; but also after minor procedures such as tubal…

Anesthesiology

Opioids For Pain Still Come With Side Effects

The study find that the Patients who only briefly take opioid painkillers are still likely to face side effects, a new study shows. Dr. Raoul Daoust of Hopital du Sacre-Coeur de Montreal and colleagues study 386 adults who had been discharge from an emergency department with an opioid prescription; 80% of whom took at least…

Improvement In The Overall Health Of COPD Patients

Improvement In The Overall Health Of COPD Patients

COPD Patients; The overall efficacy and safety profile of erdosteine is superior to other commonly used mucolytic agents for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease(COPD), a new study shows. The study, “Efficacy and safety profile of mucolytic/antioxidant agents in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a comparative analysis across erdosteine, carbocysteine, and N-acetylcysteine,” was published in…

Therapeutic Benefits For Patients With Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Therapeutic Benefits For Patients With Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Lung Cancer; Now, a new Salk Institute study, published on July 24, 2019, in the journal Science Advances, shows that researchers could target these hard-to-treat cancers by pursuing drugs that keep a cellular “switch,” called CREB, from triggering tumor growth. The study was led by Marc Montminy, professor and J.W. Kieckhefer Foundation Chair at Salk,…

Smoking Tobacco Continues To Place An Enormous Cost

Smoking Tobacco Continues To Place An Enormous Cost

According to the study smoking causing nearly 1-5 cancer cases; and more than 1-4 cancer deaths each year is being noting; smoking rates to one of the lowest in Europe. But with around 1 in 7 people are still smoking tobacco continues to place an enormous cost on our society and our economy. The prevention at the…

General medicine

Increasing CO2 Decrease The Availability Of Critical Nutrients

The the study find that 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…

Pharmacology

Nasal Glucagon Therapy For Treatment Of Severe Hypoglycemia

The study find that the the first glucagon therapy approved for the emergency treatment; of severe hypoglycemia that can be administer without an injection. Severe hypoglycemia occurs when a patient’s blood sugar ;levels fall to a level where he or she becomes confused or unconscious or suffers from other symptoms that require assistance from another…