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Symptoms Of Muscular Dystrophy In Mice Models

Symptoms Of Muscular Dystrophy In Mice Models

Research study with mices gene involving in producing proteins; that promote muscle strength in muscular dystrophy mice models could reduce symptoms. Muscular dystrophy is an inherited condition in which muscle mass attenuates, resulting in weakness and eventually disability. Prior research has shown that caused by mutations in a gene called Lama2. The mutations prevent the gene…

Pharmacology

Breast Cancer Drug Identified As A Potential Therapy

The researches find that the Tumor Center at the Barrow Neurological Institute, has released the results of its recent Phase 0 clinical trial of the breast cancer drug ribociclib (Kisqali) for the treatment of recurrent glioblastoma. Therefore The agent, recently approved by the FDA for advanced breast cancer, is part of a newly-discovered class of…

Acute light

Neural Pathway Processes Acute Light To Affect Sleep

Either to check the time or waste time, people often look; at their smartphones after waking in the middle of the night. While this acute light does make it more difficult; to fall back to sleep, a new Northwestern University study reports that it would not interfere with the body’s overall circadian rhythms. For the…

Healthy Eating And Physical Activity Reduce Obesity Risk

Healthy Eating And Physical Activity Reduce Obesity Risk

Healthy Eating; Nearly 1,200 child care programs in ten states have improved their healthy eating and physical activity standards after participating in Nemours Children’s Health System’s National Early Care and Education Learning Collaboratives (NECELC) project, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The results, published today in the journal Preventing Chronic Disease, show…

Sleep quality

Sleep Quality And Plague Women With Premature Ovarian Insufficiency

Sleep disturbances are a frequent complaint of women in the menopause transition and post menopause. A new study demonstrates that women with premature ovarian insufficiency (POI) who are receiving hormone therapy have poorer sleep quality; and greater fatigue than women of the same age with preserved ovarian function. It is estimated that 40% to 50%…

The Alpha-Klotho Being An Potential Biomarker For Stress

The Alpha-Klotho Being An Potential Biomarker For Stress

As stress is knowing as a risk factor for both mental; and physical health problems. Although stress is knowing as one of the major risk factors of health disorders in modern society; a biomarker of stress has not yet been well establishing. As the αKl was originally establishing as an anti-aging gene and is reporting…

TNF-inhibitor

TNF-Inhibitor Tapering: Standard Dose In Axial Spondyloarthritis

Mild TNF-inhibitor tapering is about as efficacious as the standard dose treatment in achieving inactive disease; in patients with axial spondyloarthritis, according to data publish in Arthritis Research & Therapy. “The efficacy of long-term TNF [inhibitor] treatment has been demonstrated by several randomized controlled trials and large cohort studies,” Eun Young Lee, MD, PhD, MS, of the…

Gastroenterology

Family Experience Influences Diabetes Risk Management

The researches find that the  a higher risk for Type 2 diabetes, but many myths and misconceptions about the disease are often passed on from one generation to the next. To understand how family experiences influence risk and management of the disease; a team of Iowa State University researchers interviewed parents and adult children of 20 African…

Hospital Use After The Implementation Of Medicare And Medicaid

Hospital Use After The Implementation Of Medicare And Medicaid

As political leaders debate the merits of a future Medicare for All system in the U.S., some analysts predict that implementing universal coverage could cause a sharp, unaffordable increase in hospital use and costs, overwhelming the system. But new research by a team at Harvard Medical School and The City University of New York at…

Anesthesiology

Intermittent Bolus Epidural Analgesia In Thoracic Surgery

The study find that the Programmed intermittent bolus (PIB); is a technique of epidural anesthesia in which boluses of local anesthetic are automatically inject into the epidural space. The usefulness of PIB in thoracic surgery remains unclear. In this study, we aimed to compare the efficacies of PIB epidural analgesia and CEI in patients undergoing…

Smartphone Usage Per Day May Increase Obesity

Smartphone Usage Per Day May Increase Obesity

As smartphone continue to be an inherent part of life and grow as a primary source of entertainment particularly among young people it leads to a decrease in physical activity. In a recent study presented at the ACC Latin America Conference 2019; so university students who used their smartphones five or more hours a day…

High Intensity Statin Prescriptions After Heart Attacks

High Intensity Statin Prescriptions After Heart Attacks

Heart Attacks; Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham Division of Cardiovascular Disease and School of Public Health have published new research that suggests geographic region is the strongest correlate of high-intensity statin use after a heart attack, leading to large treatment disparities. According to the study, published in JAMA Cardiology, regional variation in care processes and…