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New Studies Improve Blue Light Treatment For Psoriasis

New Studies Improve Blue Light Treatment For Psoriasis

New study supports the use of virtual patients and in silico clinical studies to evaluate the effectiveness of blue light to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Researchers also demonstrated that this in silico approach can be used to improve the treatment response of patients with psoriasis to blue light by modifying the settings of the…

Tracking Immune Cells In The Blood Of Mice With A Disease

Tracking Immune Cells In The Blood Of Mice With A Disease

The study showing that the immune cells may reduce the friendly fire that drives autoimmune disease; Stimulating these protective cells could lead to new therapies for diseases in which the immune system attacks the body’s own tissues; such as multiple sclerosis and celiac disease. By tracking immune cells in the blood of mice with a…

HIV People Are More Likely To Develop Certain Other Health Conditions

HIV People Are More Likely To Develop Certain Other Health Conditions

People living with HIV are more likely to develop certain other health conditions over the course of their lives. A comprehensive international analysis of more than 3,000 studies on the subject of HIV. But the study  identifying several outcomes as being HIV-relating; eight of these being clearly attributable to infection with the pathogen that causes…

Ovarian Cancer

Managing Ovarian Cancer Risk In Women With BRCA1/2 Genetic Variants

BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic variants are a clinically important risk factor for the development of ovarian and breast cancer; and women who carry these variants have a lifetime risk of ovarian cancer of 39%-44% and 11%-17%, respectively. “Given the substantial lifetime risk and high mortality of ovarian cancer in women with BRCA1/2 variants, risk reduction…

Creatine In Serum And Urine Are Potential Biomarkers

Creatine In Serum And Urine Are Potential Biomarkers

According the study the creatine and the methylhistidine in the serum; and urine are the potential biomarkers of cod and salmon intake; a randomizing study in adults with overweight or obesity. To identify the biomarkers to assess participants compliance; in an intervention study with high intake of cod or salmon, comparing to a fish free…

Workplace harassment

Flight attendants Face Workplace Harassment

Workplace harassment and abuse, especially against women, occur with great frequency worldwide. Estimates suggest that as many as 50% of U.S. women experience sexual harassment during their working lives; but only a minority report it (Feldblum and. Studies indicate that workplace abuse and stress are related to poorer mental health; including sleep disorders, depression, anxiety,…

General medicine

Fight Between Policymakers Intent On Lowering Prescription Drug Price

The researches  find that the After months of closed-door meetings and high-profile hearings; the Senate Finance Committee voted 19-9 to advance legislation introduced by Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) to rein in drug costs in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. But even some Republicans who supported it warned they may not back the…

Pharmacology

Potential Combination Targeted Therapy For A Deadly Type Of Leukemia

The researches find that the a potential combination targeted therapy for a deadly type of leukemia found in some infants, a population too young to receive full-blown chemotherapy. Called “mixed lineage leukemia (MLL)-rearranged B cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (B-ALL),” this blood cancer subtype comes with bleak health outcomes (overall survival rate is less than 50%), disease recurrence…

Lung Diseases Are The Second Highest Cause Of Death In Nepal

Lung Diseases Are The Second Highest Cause Of Death In Nepal

According to the study Nepal ranking in the second place in lung ailment deaths; But on an average, out of every 100,000 Nepalis, almost 101 die of lung diseases, making Nepal second only to Kazakhstan when it comes to deaths due to lung ailments. Lung diseases are the second highest cause of death in Nepal…

Obesity

Obesity Tied To Worse Perioperative Outcomes Of Radical Prostatectomy

Obese men face higher odds of perioperative complications from radical prostatectomy, according to findings from a database study. Dr. Sophie Knipper of University Hospital Hamburg-Eppendorf, in Hamburg, Germany, and colleagues used data from the U.S. National Inpatient Sample database from 2008 to 2015 to investigate the effect of obesity (defined as a body mass index…

Moderate Exercise To Prevent Physical Signs Of Alzheimer's

Moderate Exercise To Prevent Physical Signs Of Alzheimer’s

This study on moderate exercise is not only good for memory as people age, it also appears to help prevent the development of physical signs of Alzheimer’s, know as biomarkers, in those who are at risk for the disease, according to research presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association. The moderate exercise…

Digital Games May Beat Mindfulness Apps At Relieving Stress

Digital Games May Beat Mindfulness Apps At Relieving Stress

Digital games, typical of those used on smartphones, may relieve stress after a day’s work more effectively than mindfulness apps, according to a study by UCL and the University of Bath. In the study, published in JMIR Mental Health, participants were give a 15-minute maths test and then asked to either play a shape fitting…