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Radio therapy

Holographic Lenses Focus Ultrasound For Brain Imaging

The researches find that the Ultrasound, an acoustic wave with frequencies greater than those audible to humans, is widely used in diagnostics and for imaging soft tissue, such as a developing fetus. Furthermore; it can be used as a non-invasive therapeutic technique, which operates by focusing high intensity waves to ablate fibroids or destroy cancerous…

Anesthesiology

The Important Role Naloxone Plays In Reducing Overdose

The researches find that the high-dose opioid prescriptions decreased and naloxone prescriptions increased from 2017 to 2018, but far too little of the opioid overdose–reversing drug is being dispensed, particularly in rural areas where it is needed the most, according to a Vital Signs report released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The…

Geriatrics

Middle Age Linked To Cognitive Decline In Older Women

Medicine researchers has linked stressful life experiences among older women but not men to greater memory decline in later life. The researchers say their findings add to evidence that stress hormones play an uneven gender role in brain health, and align with well-documented higher rates of Alzheimer’s disease in women than men. Although the researchers caution their…

Caffeine

Evening Use Of Alcohol, Caffeine And Nicotine Affects Sleep Outcomes

Data shows that evening consumption of alcohol, caffeine and nicotine among an African-American cohort; and objectively measured sleep outcomes in their natural environments; instead of laboratory or observatory settings. The study involved 785 participants and totaled 5,164 days of concurrent actigraphy; and daily sleep diaries that recorded how much alcohol, caffeine or nicotine they consumed…

Transfusion medicine

Blood Transfusions Halve Deaths Of Children With Severe Anaemia

The study find that the larger volumes of blood transfusions to children with severe anaemia in sub-Saharan Africa could halve the number of deaths. This is the finding of new research from a clinical trial co-led by Imperial College London and UCL. Results from the TRACT trial, published today in the New England Journal of Medicine…

Vaccination For Most Contagious Viral Infection Diseases

Vaccination For Most Contagious Viral Infection Diseases

Contagious diseases like measles, which is a highly contagious viral infection that spreading through coughing or sneezing. Measles infection is spread through the airborne route, which means you have to inhale the infectious virus. Measles infections are now confirmed in 30 states, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But measles infection is…

Thyroid cancer

Airline Cockpit And Cabin Crew Are At Risk Of Thyroid Cancer

The paucity of sufficiently powered studies to investigate the incidence of thyroid cancer in airline crew; they conducted a first-step meta-analysis of cohort studies that reported standardized incidence ratios (SIR); and standardized mortality ratios (SMR) of thyroid carcinoma in cockpit and cabin crew. Commercial airline crew spend hundreds of hours per year working; at cruising…

Menopause

Doctors Say That Menopause Might Be Delayed

A fertility expert, who pioneered In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), may have found a breakthrough medical treatment ideal for women up to 40 years old, who wants to give birth even after they have reached the age of menopause. Thousands of women will benefit from a breakthrough medical procedure that can delay menopause for as long…