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Laser Activating Microrobots Targeting Medical Treatment

Laser Activating Microrobots Targeting Medical Treatment

An innovative study on the laser activating microrobots; targeting medical treatment to an ailing body part is a practice as old as medicine itself. The microrobots consist of microscopic spheres of magnesium metal coated with thin layers of gold and parylene, a polymer that resists digestion. The layers leave a circular portion of the sphere…

Therapeutic Strategies To Combat Cancers Caused By HMGA1a

Therapeutic Strategies To Combat Cancers Caused By HMGA1a

The protein HMGA1a adopts dynamic, more compact structures that depend on its phosphorylation. A malfunction of HMGA1a can lead to cancer. The researchers considering therefore expect their results to form a basis for future therapeutic strategies to combat cancers caused by HMGA1a. While the correct function of many proteins depends on their three-dimensional structure, some…

Childcare centers

Childcare Centers Exposed To Pollution Leads To Health Risks

In a paper published in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health; University of Melbourne researchers have analysed childcare locations and road vehicle density in inner-city Melbourne. Urban childcare centers must be built away from busy urban roads to minimize kids’ exposure to traffic pollution, experts warn. However, the paper highlights increasing evidence…

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy Help Treat Locally Advanced Prostate Cancer

The Finnish FinnProstataX study investigated whether radiotherapy administered after the removal of the prostate benefited patients whose cancer had spread to the surface of the prostate or beyond the capsule that surrounds the prostate. At the moment, treatment practices in these situations vary. The randomized study carried out in 2004-2012 included 250 patients. Of these 250 patients,…

Rugby Style Tackle In An Effort To Reduce Risk Of Concussion

Rugby Style Tackle In An Effort To Reduce Risk Of Concussion

Rugby style tackle; In this study the style of tackling used in rugby may be associated with a lower force of impact than the style used in football, according to a preliminary study of college athletes released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology Sports Concussion Conference in Indianapolis July 26-28,…

Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Why You Still Need Omega-3 Fatty Acids

After vitamins and minerals, fish oil with its omega-3 fatty acids; is the most widely used supplement, taken by an estimated 10% of Americans. So, when research reviews show that it does not; provide the health benefits for people with heart conditions that researchers thought it did, it’s hard to know what to do. The…

Health Ministry Stating The Yellow Fever Outbreak

Health Ministry Stating The Yellow Fever Outbreak

The study finding out the yellow fever outbreak in Ivory Coast; where the researchers identifying that cases on yellow fever; and one person has died in recent weeks during an outbreak in Ivory Coast. But many cases was identifying from the west africa; most of the cases have being conforming. Eighty-nine people have contracting yellow…

Obesity

Obesity May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease Progression

Patients with obesity had an increased risk for chronic kidney disease progression; regardless of whether they also had metabolic abnormality, according to a published study. “Recent studies have identified a unique subtype of obesity called metabolically healthy obesity; which has distinct features of low metabolic burden such as better lipid and inflammatory profiles, lower insulin…

Rheumatoid arthritis

Cost Effectiveness Of Different Of Treatments For Rheumatoid Arthritis

A team of researchers affiliated with several institutions in Finland has created a model to compare; the cost-effectiveness of different types of treatments for rheumatoid arthritis. In their paper published in the open access journal PLOS One, the group describes; how they created their model and what it showed. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) causes significant costs…

Detection Of Selective Membrane Targeting Repurposing Antibiotic

Detection Of Selective Membrane Targeting Repurposing Antibiotic

The study detecting an selective membrane targeting repurposing antibiotic with activity against persistent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus; and fighting drug-resistant bacteria some of the scariest, most dangerous bugs on the planet. verify how bithionol a drug used to treat parasitic infections can weaken the cell membranes of persister cells of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), a deadly staph…

Silent Myocardial Infarction Found At Autopsy In Sudden Cardiac Death

Silent Myocardial Infarction Found At Autopsy In Sudden Cardiac Death

Silent myocardial infarction; Autopsies show that more than 40% of individuals who experience sudden cardiac death (SCD) associated with coronary artery disease (CAD) have had a previously undetected myocardial infarction; so according to a study published online July 10 in JAMA Cardiology. Myocardial infarction in the absence of major or unrecognized symptoms are characterize as…

Intravitreal Injections

Intravitreal Injections Are Costlier Than People Think

Each intravitreal injections do costs $127.74 — $1.60 for materials; $97.88 for labor, and $28.26 for overhead said Christina Weng, MD, from the Cullen Eye Institute at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. However, Medicare reimbursement in 2018 was just $104.40, which means a loss of $23.34, or 22.36%, for every injection. “That’s shocking…