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Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease In Older Adults

The study, which is published in the European Heart Journal , is the first to evaluate the impact of discontinuing statins taken for primary prevention in older people. Dr Philippe Giral, an endocrinologist specialist in prevention of cardiovascular disease at Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital (part of Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris), Paris, France, who led the research said that…

Exercise May Reduce Artery Stiffening Associated With Heart Failure

Exercise May Reduce Artery Stiffening Associated With Heart Failure

New research suggests exercise may prevent or lessen artery stiffening associated with heart failure by limiting the buildup of unsafe chemicals around the heart. The first-of-its-kind study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology. Stiffening in large arteries throughout the body is common in people with heart failure; but less is know…

Net Use Increases When Seasonal Variation In Insecticide

Malaria Control Programs In Seasonal Variation

Due to the seasonal variation, more rainfall a region in sub-Saharan Africa gets, the more mosquitoes proliferate there and the more likely its residents will sleep under their insecticide treated bed nets to prevent malaria transmission. While it has become clear in recent years that net use is higher in the rainy season than in…

Hematology

Therapy To Treat Drug-Resistant Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia

The study find that the Acute lymphoblastic leukemia accounts for one in five adult leukemias, and is the most common pediatric cancer in the United States. While new immune therapies have helped improve survival rates, some patients are unresponsive to existing treatment regimens. In addition, drug-related toxicities and drug resistance are rampant for these patients,…

Bone health

Follow Up Is Required In Children With Cancer To Maintain Bone Health

Advances in the treatment of children and adolescents with cancer; have led to substantial improvements in survival, with a 5-year survival rate of childhood cancer close to 80%. However, treatments such as chemotherapy and radiation can have long-term effects on bone health; potentially impacting on the attainment of peak bone mass, predisposing to premature onset…

Radio therapy

Mammogram Centers Add Soft Touches To Help Put Patients

The researches find that the cancer once after going through radiation and having a mastectomy on her right side, so having a mammogram can stir up nerves for the 13-year cancer survivor. The 66-year-old from Grove City just had her yearly cancer screening on her left breast and she recently sat patiently by herself on…

HIV Infected Cells May Wreak Wide Spread Distruction On Body

HIV Infected Cells May Wreak Wide Spread Distruction On Body

HIV infection has a profinding effect on bystander cells causing metabolic co-morbidities. A single viral factor released from HIV infected cells may wreak widespread distruction on the body and lead to the development of chronic and potentially deadly diseases like heart disease, diabetes and dementia. The treatment of HIV/AIDS is so advanced that today life…

Wildlife Forensic Has Become A Necessity

Wildlife Forensic Has Become A Necessity

The Philippines intensify efforts to combat illegal wildlife trade, organizers and participants of a three-day national conference on wildlife forensic held in Mandaue City in the middle of July have affirmed the need to enhance the country’s capacity in the application of science to pursue cases involving wildlife crime. The conference, dubbed “Wildlife Forensics as…

Study Of Brain Astroglia Regulating Neuronal Function In Mice

Study Of Brain Astroglia Regulating Neuronal Function In Mice

As the study finding new evidence; that a protein pumped out of some but not all populations of “helper” cells in the brain, called astrocytes; playing a specific role in directing the formation of connections among neurons needed for learning and forming new memories. The role of astroglia in regulating neuronal function; little is knowing…

Antimicrobial Peptides Help By Protect Against Infection

Antimicrobial Peptide Defensin Cooperates With Tumour Necrosis

An antimicrobial agent called Defensin kills tumor cells and shrinks tumor size in fruit flies, with help from a pathway that flags the cells for destruction. Antimicrobial peptides (AMPs) are small cationic molecules best known as mediators of the innate defence against microbial infection. The study providing the first evidence in live animals that antimicrobial…

Autism

Lower Stress, Depression Levels In Mothers Of Children With Autism

Improved relationship skills in mothers of young children with the autism as opposed; to developmental skills to their kids who experience drastic improvements; in stress and depression levels. That’s according to a new research study involving Case Western Reserve University. However, the study, co-authored by Gerald Mahoney, the Verna Houck Motto Professor of Families; and…

Family medicine

Kamala Harris Releases Healthcare Policy Plan

The researches find that the Harris’ plan would allow Americans to buy into the Medicare government health insurance program, establishing a 10-year phase-in period during which newly born children would be automatically enrolled and healthcare providers can transition. Therefore The plan would allow private health insurers to offer Medicare plans if they meet requirements on…