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Separation Of Twins Joined At The Head In Bangladesh

Separation Of Twins Joined At The Head In Bangladesh

An conjoined twin boys who were attached at the skull in bangladesh were they have undergoing the  marathon surgical procedure; that lasting more than 36 hours and involving 40 doctors. But Bangladeshi twins who were joined at the head were recovering Friday after Hungarian surgeons performing a marathon 30-hour operation; to separate their skulls and…

Pain Sensing Nerves Also Help Fight Skin Infections

Pain Sensing Nerves Also Help Fight Skin Infections

The study demonstrating that pain sensing nerves also help fight skin infections and prevent its spread; suggesting a new type of immunity. These pain sensing nerves can detect pathogens, and for the first time, we’ve shown that they activate an immune response; and also signal protective immunity in sites adjacent to the infection. This demonstrates…

Predicting The Virus Species Transmission For Future Outbreak

Predicting The Virus Species Transmission For Future Outbreak

As some viruses can transfer one host to the other host and then adapting the new host. this type of transmission is knowing as the cross species transmission; and which is more oftenly seeing. But looking at the past may help the future when combating some viruses in humans; especially the evolutionary history of hantaviruses.…

Therapeutic Payloads To Macrophages In A Tumor Specific Manner

Therapeutic Payloads To Macrophages In A Tumor Specific Manner

As the macrophages playing an important and diverse roles during the cancer progression. However, cancer therapies basing on the macrophage modulation are lacking in tools; that can recognize and deliver therapeutic payloads to macrophages in a tumor specific manner. Macrophages are white blood cells that accumulate in tumors, where they aid cancer progression. As a…

Binge Drinking Trends Among Senior Citizens

Binge Drinking Trends Among Senior Citizens

The study on the binge drinking is a widely studying phenomenon among young college goers and adults; and data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC); revealing that the binge drinking is associating with 88,000 deaths in the United States annually. By this the researchers focusing on the binge drinking behavior among…

Overdose

Overdose Deaths Are Increased In Cities Than In Rural Areas

The report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; said the urban overdose death rate surpassed the rural rate in 2016 and 2017. Rates for last year and this year are not yet available. But experts, citing available data; say the urban rate is likely to stay higher in the near future. The difference…

Family medicine

Services With Over A Third Coming To Home Health Care

The researches find that the patients receive post-acute care (PAC) services, with over a third coming to home health care (HHC), sepsis survivors account for a majority of readmissions nationwide. Therefore Effective interventions are need to decrease these poor outcomes. A national study from the Center for Home Care Policy & Research at the Visiting…

Hematology

Blood Products Not Always In Stock In Case Of An Emergency

An immediate and well-balanced transfusion of blood components, such as platelets and red blood cells (RBCs) which, respectively form clots to stop bleeding and deliver oxygen to tissues and organs for proper function;therefore  becomes crucial for their survival. Unfortunately, however, blood products may not always be in stock in case of an emergency, such as…

Vitiligo Will Be Caused By Genetic And Environmental Factors

Genetic And Environmental Factors May Cause Vitiligo

A pair of new journal articles by researchers at the University of Colorado School of Medicine indicate that both genetic and environmental factors play significant roles in the onset of vitiligo, an autoimmune disease that results in the loss of color in blotches of skin. The findings also show that while the tools for scientific…

Gastroenterology

Drinking Water Key To Combating The Obesity Crisis

The researches find that the Obesity and health problems caused by high sugar content in drinks can be tackled by increasing the pH level and reducing the quantity of total dissolved solids (TDS) in water, but according to research from the University of Sheffield, Innovate UK, De Montfort University and WET Global Ltd. Testing found…

Heart Cells' Environment A Potentially Major Factor In Heart Disease

Heart Cells’ Environment A Potentially Major Factor In Heart Disease

When it comes to heart disease, the health of the scaffold where cardiac cells grow may be a much bigger factor than previously believed. Stuart Campbell, associate professor of biomedical engineering & cellular and molecular physiology; so led a team of researchers examined the effects of a diseased extracellular matrix(ECM) the scaffolding material that organizes…

Enormous Burden Of Tuberculosis Among The Population

Enormous Burden Of Tuberculosis Among The Population

The real burden of tuberculosis is probably higher than estimated, according to a study on samples from autopsies performed in a Mozambican hospital. The study, led by the Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal), an institution supported by “la Caixa,” shows that highly sensitive molecular techniques can detect cases that escape clinical diagnosis and even…