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Single Cells For Faster HPV Related Cervical Cancer Screening

Single Cells For Faster HPV Related Cervical Cancer Screening

One new approach, discussing and looking to provide a way to screening cervical cells with immunostaining more efficiently, drawing inspiration from an unlikely source. As there are several screening tests for cervical cancer have been developing in recent years. One technique uses immunofluorescent staining to determine the levels of biomarkers to indicate a cell is…

Virtual reality

Virtual Reality To Solve Personal Problems

A research team of the University of Barcelona (UB); IDIBAPS and Virtual BodyWorks has used immersive virtual reality to observe the effects of talking to themselves as if they were another person. Study results, published in Scientific Reports, show that conversation with oneself embodied as Dr. Sigmund Freud better improves mood compared to talking about…

Body Centered Cubic Gold And Melting Under Shock Compression

Body Centered Cubic Gold And Melting Under Shock Compression

As gold is an extremely important material for high-pressure experiments; and is considering the gold standard for calculating pressure in static diamond anvil cell experiments. The study finding that when gold is compressed rapidly over nanoseconds (1 billionth of a second); the increase in pressure and temperature changes the crystalline structure to a new phase…

E-cigarette Create Unexpected Chemicals That Can Irritate Airway

E-cigarette Create Unexpected Chemicals That Can Irritate Airway

Now-a days e-cigarettes becoming higher in usage; e-cigarettes the ingredients listing are not all that users are consuming. The researchers finding that chemical reactions in flavoring liquids of the popular  e-cigarette; create unexpecting chemicals that can irritate users’ airways. The researchers focusing on acetals; which are chemicals that form when the common flavorant vanillin interacts…

Pulse Waves Can Offer Looking At Systolic Or Diastolic Blood Pressures

Radial Pulse Waves Measuring The Beats Of Heart

Pulse Waves; Measuring a menopausal woman’s pulse wave at her wrist may help explain the increase in cardiovascular disease risk during menopause better than a standard blood pressure measurement, according to preliminary research present at the American Heart Association’s Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2019 Scientific Sessions. Radial pulse waves While research shows that age, gender and…

Thyroid Nodules Compared With Adults

Pediatric Thyroid Nodules Compared With Adults For Treatment Strategies

Children may be at increased risk for malignant thyroid nodules compared with adults, and this may call for new treatment strategies for some types of nodules based on age, according to findings published in Thyroid. “The rarity of pediatric thyroid nodules may limit the frequency with which pediatric pathologists interpret thyroid cytology; so leading to variability…

Air crew

Risk Stratification In Majority Of Cardiovascular Diseases In Aircrew

The aim of this study was to explore the impact and utility of CMR, from an occupational perspective, in military aircrew. We hypothesised that the addition of CMR would provide a more specific cardiovascular diagnosis and aid the accurate determination, or exclusion, of cardiac pathology. Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance Imaging (CMR) provides important prognostic information and…

Nuclear medicine

MR Solutions Wins Third Queen’s Award For Advanced PET Imaging

The researches find that the MR Solutions has been the world leader in new developments in pre-clinical scanning firstly with the world’s first liquid helium free high field scanners and secondly the introduction of multi-modality scanners incorporating MRI with PET or SPECT and CT with PET or SPECT. Therefore The Queens award was for the…

Medical genetics

Genetic Mutations Link Rare Skin Disorder

Now researchers led by Jouni Uitto, MD, PhD, Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Biology at Thomas Jefferson University report mutations in a gene called ABHD5 involved in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. The finding provides a genetic basis for the condition. The scientists made the discovery not by studying the liver; but the skin. Dr. Uitto and…

General medicine

Caffeine During Pregnancy Damage Baby’s Liver

The researches find that the caffeine during pregnancy may impair baby’s liver development and increase the risk of liver disease in adulthood, according to a study published in the Journal of Endocrinology. Pregnant rats given caffeine had offspring with lower birth weights; altered growth and stress hormone levels and impaired liver development. The study findings…

Radio diagnosis

Developments In Radiation Detectors Enhance Global Nuclear Security

Nuclear power plants can withstand most inclement weather and do not emit harmful greenhouse gases. However; trafficking of the nuclear materials to furnish them with fuel remains a serious issue as security technology continues to be developed. Two physicists working out of the University of Florida and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Paul Johns and Juan…

Clinicians Access To Patients’ To Claims Data From Medicare

The CMS on Tuesday rolled out a new pilot program to give clinicians access to claims data for their Medicare patients. Agency leadership announced the “Data at the Point of Care” pilot at the White House’s Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference in Washington, D.C. The CMS launched Blue Button 2.0 last year to allow Medicare…