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Diabetes

Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Thinning Faster In People With Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is expected to accelerate age-related peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (pRNFL) loss; but limited information on the rate of reduction; in pRNFL thicknesses in patients with type 2 diabetes is available. People with type 2 diabetes show accelerated thinning of the peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer (pRNFL); even in the absence of…

Substantial Morbidity And Mortality From Respiratory Syncytial Virus

Substantial Morbidity And Mortality From Respiratory Syncytial Virus

As the respiratory syncytial virus; a major cause of lower respiratory tract infections; is behind one of every four deaths from acute illness for children under 2 years old. As children were getting respiratory syncytial virus and experiencing severe illness, but the substantial morbidity and mortality from RSV that we observed in this study really highlights its…

Radio diagnosis

Voltron Imaging Tool Captures Brain Cell Action In Livings

The researches find that the new methods or test out specific hypotheses; and sometimes they don’t glow in colors optimal for bioimaging, says Lavis, a Senior Group Leader at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Janelia Research Campus. But for Group Leader Eric Schreiter; one of these “bonus” dyes one Lavis’s team made just to round…

General medicine

Decision To Allow Short-Term Health Insurance Plans

The rehearses find that the Julie Rovner: The Los Angeles Times’ “Rising Health Insurance Deductibles Fuel Middle-Class Anger and Resentment,” by Noam Levey. Alice Miranda Ollstein: The New York Times’ “Neil Armstrong’s Death; and a Stormy, Secret $6 Million Settlement;” by Scott Shane and Sarah Kliff, Rebecca Adams: ProPublica’s “Health Insurers Make It Easy for…

Mental Effects Of Firearm Injury On Youth

Mental Effects Of Firearm Injury On Youth

Firearm injury; A century ago, if a child or teenager died, an infectious disease was the most likely cause. A half century ago, if a child or teenager died, the most common reason was injuries from an automobile crash. Today, if an American child or teenager dies, firearm related injuries and automobile crashes are almost…

Transfusion medicine

Immune System To Accept Transplanted Cells And Organs

The researches find that the immunologists have been trying to train the transplant recipient’s immune system to accept transplanted cells and organs without the long-term use of anti-rejection drugs. New University of Minnesota preclinical research shows that this is now possible. In a study published in Nature Communications; researchers at the University of Minnesota Medical…

Collagen And Elastic Fibers

The Architecture Of Collagen And Elastic Fibers Constructing The Skin

Collagen and elastic fibers; As the largest organ of the human body our skin is astounding. It protects us from infection, endures radiation, senses temperature, and is flexible enough to withstand our everyday activities. What holds this all together is the protein we all know and love: collagen. In a paper published in Scientific Reports a team…

HIV Patients With Cancer Have Elevating Cancer Specific Mortality Rate

HIV Patients With Cancer Have Elevating Cancer Specific Mortality Rate

As the HIV infecting patients with cancer have an elevating cancer specific mortality rate comparing with HIV-uninfecting patients with cancer. Elderly cancer patients who are HIV positive, particularly those with prostate and breast cancers, have worse outcomes compared to cancer patients in the same age range who do not have HIV. The study taking closer…

Mental-health-disorder

Babies Born During Winter Are At Risk Of Mental Health Disorders

Levels of the stress hormone cortisol are higher in women who give birth in the autumn; and winter than those who give birth in the spring or summer; finds a new study by researchers at Cardiff University. The new findings could explain why mental health disorders; are more common in people born during the winter.…

In-Flight Medical Emergencies

Airline Operations Have In-Flight Medical Emergencies

While in-flight medical emergencies frequently occur in commercial airline operations; detailed data on incidence, diagnosis, or treatment options are few, and literature on the subject is limited. Some recent studies reported the incidence of in-flight emergencies as one event per 14,000–39,600 passengers.  However, most of the published data represent retrospective analyses by single carrier; and…

Mild Brain Injury May Lead To Concussion

Human Brain Movement That Have Led To Concussions

Play contact sports for any length of time and at one point or another you’re probably going to have your ‘bell rung’ by a powerful blow to the head from a hard hit or fall. Rising awareness of the severe, abiding repercussions of strong impacts to the head concussions, mild traumatic brain injury; so neurological…

Emergency Departments Improved Processes In Patients Care

Emergency Departments Improved Processes In Patients Care

For at least two days a week, Lorrie Batson, RN, BSN, plays the part of a hawk eyed mother, carefully looking over her chicks and keeping her nest taken care of and safe from her perch in the Nash UNC Emergency Department waiting room. Batson, a clinical nurse II, keeps her eyes and ears open;…