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Hospitals De-empanelling From Ayushman Bharat Scheme

Hospitals De-empanelling From Ayushman Bharat Scheme

Study finding that more hospitals de-empanelling from Ayushman Bharat scheme; by this is bringing to light one of the major issues; plaguing the implementation of the government’s flagship healthcare scheme. As this national health insurance scheme will be rolling out on a pilot basis in some states. The scheme is targeting at poor; depriving rural…

Proteins That Might Restore Damaged Sound Detecting Cells In Ear

Proteins That Might Restore Damaged Sound Detecting Cells In Ear

Researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine say they have identified a pair of proteins that precisely control when sound-detecting cells, known as hair cells, are born in the mammalian inner ear. The proteins, describe in a report published June 12 in eLife, may hold a key to future therapies to restore hearing in people with irreversible…

Nano Vaccine For The Most Aggressive Skin Cancer

Nano Vaccine For The Most Aggressive Skin Cancer

The researchers developing a nano vaccine for the most aggressive skin cancer; By this developing an novel nano-vaccine for melanoma; the most aggressive type of skin cancer. Their innovative approach has so far proven effective in preventing the development of melanoma and in treating primary tumors and metastases that result from melanoma. The focus of…

Hematology

Blood Test To Identify People On Track To Develop Alzheimer’s

The researches find that the Alzheimer’s disease, damaging clumps of protein start to build up in their brains. Now, a blood test to detect such early brain changes has moved one step closer to clinical use. Researchers from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report that they can measure levels of the Alzheimer’s…

Bangladesh Developing Valorem Excise Tax For Tobacco Products

Bangladesh Developing Valorem Excise Tax For Tobacco Products

The study resulting that Bangladesh has developing a complex multi-tier ad valorem excise tax for the tobacco products. Bangladesh aspires to become a tobacco-free country by 2040. In order to achieve this goal, it is important to explore the tobacco economy of Bangladesh, which comprises both demand for and supply of tobacco products, tobacco taxation…

Clostridioides Difficile Toxin Immunization In Colonized Infants

Clostridioides Difficile Toxin Immunization In Colonized Infants

The exposure to pathogens like C. difficile in infancy producing an immune response; that might protect against this gastrointestinal infection later in colonized infants. But in this these the study finding that infants who were naturally exposed to C. difficile in the environment; and this becoming colonizing with the bacteria had antibodies in their blood.…

Distinguish Between Healthy And Metastatic Cancerous Tissue

Distinguish Between Healthy And Metastatic Cancerous Tissue

The study using microscopy technique with automated image analysis algorithms to distinguish between healthy and metastatic cancerous tissue without relying on invasive biopsies or the use of a contrast dye. Existing techniques are invaluable but suffer from low spatial resolution and often require the use of exogenous contrast agents. As the statistical analysis algorithms to…

Using Sterilize Equipment In Beauty Procedure To Prevent Skin

Using Sterilize Equipment In Beauty Procedure To Prevent Skin

Recent news that more than a dozen cosmetic beauty operators have shut down across Victoria in the last year will give many people cause for concern. One beauty therapist was allegedly found to be operating at the back of a jewellery store, offering risky procedures including mole removal, facial fillers and skin tightening. In many cases, plastic…

The Enzyme Molecules That Speed Up Biochemical Reactions

The Enzyme Molecules That Speed Up Biochemical Reactions

As all the living organisms depending on the enzyme molecules; that speed up biochemical reactions that are essential for life. The study trying to create artificial enzymes capable of cranking out important chemicals; and fuels at an industrial scale with performance rivaling their natural counterparts. Developing a synthetic catalyst that produces chemicals much the way…

Taking A Video Selfie Can Monitor Blood Pressure

Taking A Video Selfie Can Monitor Blood Pressure

Blood pressure monitoring might one day become as easy as taking a video selfie, according to new research in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging, an American Heart Association journal. Transdermal optical imaging measures blood pressure by detecting blood flow changes in smartphone-captured facial videos. Ambient light penetrates the skin’s outer layer allowing digital optical sensors in smartphones to visualize and extract…

Amyloid

Amyloid Is A Less Accurate Marker, Progression Of Alzheimer’s

While the presence of beta-amyloid plaques in the brain may be a hallmark of Alzheimer’s disease; giving patients an amyloid PET scan is not an effective method for measuring their cognitive function; according to a new study from researchers in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and Thomas Jefferson University. The…

Mosquitoes Transmit Several Diseases Including Malaria

Mosquitoes Transmit Several Diseases Including Malaria

As mosquitoes transmit several diseases; including malaria and West Nile virus. Protection from the unofficial state bird, the mosquito, was not something to take lightly. And they find their hosts mostly by their sense of smell. Thus, most effective repellents work not by killing mosquitoes with chemicals but by preventing them from wanting to come…