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Pregnancies

Race Associated With Likelihood Of Pregnancy After Kidney Transplant

A variety of patient factors including race, age and cause of ESKD affected the likelihood of pregnancy for kidney transplant recipients; with researchers finding that Hispanic women had greater rates of pregnancy than white women. “Childbearing is an integral part of women’s lives,” Silvi Shah, MD, assistant professor in the division of nephrology, Kidney CARE Program;…

Premature

Summer Premature Births Fall Into Early Education

Premature Children, fall into an earlier school year are more likely to experience significant setbacks in their education after their first year of school, according to new research. Previous research has already shown that children born severely prematurely; more than ten weeks early, are more likely to suffer educational problems. But the new findings highlight…

General medicine

Apples Tea And Moderation The 3 Ingredients For A Long Life

The study find that the Consuming flavonoid-rich items such as apples and tea protects against cancer and heart disease, particularly for smokers and heavy drinkers; according to new research from Edith Cowan University (ECU). Researchers from ECU’s School of Medical and Health Sciences analysed data from the Danish Diet; Cancer and Health cohort that assessed the…

Immune hematology

New Technology Uses Immune System To Deliver Drugs

A researcher at Washington State University Health Sciences Spokane has developed a new technology that harnesses the immune system to deliver drugs directly to infection sites within the body. Therefore Most diseases develop in local tissues within the body. That makes drug delivery challenging, because many drugs don’t have targeting properties–they simply go wherever they…

Geriatrics

Older Adults At Increased Risk Of Dangerous Drug Interactions

A new study led by researchers at Indiana University has found that women and older adults who use multiple prescription drugs are significantly more likely to be prescribed pills whose combination produces dangerous side effects. The analysis, conducted in the Brazilian health care system and recently published in the journal npj Digital Medicine, revealed a 60%…

Transfusion medicine

Death And Precise Rules Around Organ Donation Are Critical

The study find that the Donation before circulatory death for imminently dying patients has been proposed to address organ scarcity and harms of non donation. To characterize stakeholder attitudes about organ recovery before circulatory death we conducted semi structured interviews with family members (N = 15) who had experienced a loved one’s unsuccessful donation after…

Cytokines Play A Critical Role As Mediators Of Immune Responses

Cytokines Play A Critical Role As Mediators Of Immune Responses

As the study detecting that the cytokines using the intracellular flow cytometry; As the cytokines play a critical role as mediators of immune responses; and are generating by a variety of cells. Methods that can be using to measure cytokine levels in a sample and the differentiate between different types are therefore essential tools for…

Protein Combination Revealing New Drug Targeting For Viral Infections

Protein Combination Revealing New Drug Targeting For Viral Infections

According to the study deadly protein combination revealing new drug targeting for viral infections; these finding that how the two highly lethal viruses have greater pathogenic potential when their proteins are combining. Co-infections with these two viruses can occur in the same host, but we didn’t know what would happen if their proteins combined. We…

Microalgal enzymes

Biotechnological Applications Are Found In Microalgal Enzymes

This review aims to provide a summary of the current literature on microalgal enzymes; with potential biotechnological applications with a particular focus on enzymes involved in the production of high-value added lipids and biodiesel; healthcare applications, and bioremediation. Microalgae are photosynthetic unicellular organisms; that can be massively cultivated under controlled conditions in photobioreactors with relatively…

Emphysema

Air Pollution May Accelerate Emphysema Progression

Long-term exposure to common air pollutants associated with significant progression of emphysema; according to an 18-year study published in JAMA. “They were surprised to see how strong air pollution’s impact was on the progression of emphysema on lung scans; in the same league as the effects of cigarette smoking, which is by far the best-known…

Pharmacology

Encapsulating Two Drugs In Same Nanovector Improve Drug Delivery

The study find that the Encapsulating two drugs with different properties into nanovesicles surrounded by antibodies can greatly improve their delivery and efficacy, according to a study led by Xavier Fernández Busquets, director of the joint Nanomalaria unit at the Institute for Bionengineering of Catalonia (IBEC); and the Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), an…

Delirium

Physical And Mental Exercise Lower Chances Of Delirium After Surgery

After having surgery, many older adults develop delirium, the medical term for sudden and severe confusion. In fact, between 10 and 67 % of older adults experience delirium after surgery for non-heart-related issues; while 5 to 61 % experience delirium after orthopedic surgery (surgery dealing with the bones and muscles). Delirium can lead to problems…