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Pain In These Parts When Breathing Indicates Lung Cancer

Pain In These Parts When Breathing Indicates Lung Cancer

Breathing problems; Lung cancer is also known as lung carcinoma and is a malignant lung tumour characterised by uncontrolled cell growth in tissues of the lung. This growth can speed beyond the lung by the process of metastasis into nearby tissue or other parts of the body. The vast majority of cases of lung cancer…

Smartphone

Smartphone App Offers Hope To Young People Who Self Harm

Smartphone App; New mental health app, designed to help manage negative emotions and periods of extreme anxiety for young people, could have a significant impact on reducing self-harm according to research. The ‘BlueIce’ app, developed in conjunction with patient groups by leading clinical psychologist Professor Paul Stallard, is now included in the national NHS app…

Enzymes Will Temporarily Or Permanently Suppress Stress Hormones

Enzymes Will Temporarily Or Permanently Suppress Stress Hormones

Scientists of South Ural State University are studying enzymes that can break down stress hormones. They are also finding a way to regulate the activity of these enzymes. It will help to cure diseases caused by stress. It is a joint research between SUSU and the Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, and the Institute…

Radiotherapy

Radiotherapy Cause Malfunction Of Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillators

The study find that Radiotherapy has been shown to cause malfunction of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, and there are few studies of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators and radiotherapy. We report an unusual case of small cell lung cancer in a patient with an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator in whom direct irradiation to the electrode ;and lead  not be avoid. We report…

Nuclear medicine

18F-FDG PET/CT Predict The Survival Of Patients With Gastric Cancer

This study aimed to investigate the prognostic value of volumetric parameters on 18F- fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (18F-FDG) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) in gastric-cancer patients, according to the expression status of c-MET (MET proto-oncogene, receptor tyrosine kinase); which was previously unclear. Therefore The study included 61 patients with advanced gastric cancer. Data on the baseline 18F-FDG PET/CT; clinical-pathological information,…

General surgery

Adherence To Surgical Guidelines Low For Salpingo-Oophorectomy

The researches find that the all health care providers are fully adherent to surgical guidelines for risk-reducing salpingo-oophorectomy, according to a study publish online Annelise M. Wilhite, M.D., from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis; and colleagues retrospectively evaluated health care ;provider adherence to the surgical protocol endorse by the National Comprehensive Cancer Network and…

The Lifetime Effects Of Adult Wealth On Health In Older Age

The Lifetime Effects Of Adult Wealth On Health In Older Age

Childhood disadvantage is directly related to levels of physical, mental and social health in older age, according to new research from Massey University. Psychology researchers from the Health in Ageing Research Team (HART) investigate the lifetime effects of childhood deprivation, education, and adult wealth on health in older age. They say the study emphasizes the…

Pregnancies

Accutane Pregnancies Not Stopped By Tough Restrictions

Pregnancies by taking isotretinoin, branded as Accutane, despite two decades of restrictions and precautions. So in 2006, the FDA imposed iPLEDGE, a stringent registry program one that dermatologists immediately called a burdensome, confusing mess. Pledge brochures say the registry data is used to assess the effectiveness of the program and improve it. But the FDA…

Research Proving Single Enzyme Helping Drive Inflammation In Mice

Research Proving Single Enzyme Helping Drive Inflammation In Mice

Research study showing that the single enzyme helping drive inflammation in mice; providing the target for new sepsis drugs. As sepsis occurring when the body going overboard in its attempt to fight off an infection. Immune cells rush in, overreact and wreak havoc on tissues and organs; often resulting in organ failure and death. Inflammation…

The Cervicovaginal Microbiome Can Elicit Resistance To The Chlamydia

The Cervicovaginal Microbiome Can Elicit Resistance To The Chlamydia

The study showing that how the cervicovaginal microbiome can elicit resistance to the chlamydia; vaginal microbiome is believing to protect women against Chlamydia trachomatis; the etiological agent of the most prevalent sexually transmitted infections in developing countries. New research by the University of Maryland School of Medicine showing how the microbiome can either protect or…

Age Related Hearing Loss Could Potentially Receive FDA Approval

Age Related Hearing Loss Could Potentially Receive FDA Approval

The first ever medication to treat age-related hearing loss could potentially receive FDA approval through a comprehensive study being conducted at the University of South Florida. Robert Frisina, Ph.D., chair of the USF Medical Engineering Department and director of the USF Global Center for Hearing and Speech Research, and his team were awarded a U.S.…

Pediatric rheumatologists

Pediatric Rheumatologists Vary On Drug Tapering Decisions For JIA

Although most pediatric rheumatologists agree with published consensus treatment plans; and with each other regarding tapering steroids for systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis, there is considerable disagreement related to tapering decisions for other drugs; according to survey data published in Pediatric Rheumatology. “[Systemic] JIA can follow a monophasic (one episode of disease followed by remission); polyphasic…