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Use Of E-cigarettes Triples Odds That Teens Will Smoke Pot

Use Of E-cigarettes Triples Odds That Teens Will Smoke Pot

The study showing that the E-cigarettes use are tripling odds; that teens will smoke pot. Taking up vaping in adolescence or early adulthood is tied to a more than threefold hike in the odds of becoming a marijuana user, researchers report. The study can analysis of data from 21 separate studies can not prove that…

Huntington's disease

Genetic Instability In Brain Cells, Triggers Huntington’s Disease

Huntington’s caused by a mutation in a gene that makes a protein called Huntington. Huntington’s disease trigger by genetic instability of a particular DNA sequence in brain cells, according to a new study of the lethal neurodegenerative disorder. If confirmed, the study could lead to new methods to prevent disease onset. It could also result…

Older age

Childhood Disadvantage Related Physical, And Social Health In Older Age

Psychology researchers from the Health in Ageing Research Team (HART); investigated the lifetime effects of childhood deprivation, education, and adult wealth on health in older age. They say the study emphasizes the need to address poverty urgently; to curb both immediate and longterm disadvantage. Lead researcher Professor Christine Stephens says her team; including Dr. Mary…

Closing The Emergency Room At Mountain View

Closing The Emergency Room At Mountain View

Ballad Health has submitted a plan to close the emergency room at Mountain View Regional Hospital. So ballad Health released an update to employees on its plans for Wise County and Norton. Ballad states that it has requested Virginia authorities’ permission to: Move patient and critical care services from Mountain View to Lonesome Pine Hospital…

Immune hematology

Lipid Signaling Target Improve T Cell Immunotherapy

The study find that The immune system surveils our body looking for things that don’t belong, often bacteria and viruses. While cancer cells are abnormal cells that undergo unregulated cell growth; therefore they are good at evading detection by the immune system. T cell immunotherapy uses the body’s own T cells but reprograms them to…

Brain injury

Researchers Refine Guidelines For Pediatric Brain Injury

When a child suffers a head trauma; medical professionals are in high gear to prevent further damage to a developing brain. Measuring and regulating the child’s level of carbon dioxide is critical to ensuring the brain; is getting enough blood oxygen to prevent a secondary brain injury. High carbon dioxide can increase intracranial pressure; while…

Anesthesiology

Effect Of Opioid Free Anaesthesia On Post Operative Period

The researches find that No study has been conducted to demonstrate the feasibility of an opioid-free anesthesia (OFA) protocol in cardiac surgery to improve patient care. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of OFA on post-operative morphine consumption and the post-operative course. After retrospectively registering to clinicaltrial.gov (NCT03816592); they performed…

Algal oil

New Standard Encourages Use Of Marine Algal Oil

The new standard aims to encourage salmon producers to incorporate the use of novel feed ingredients; like natural natural marine algal oil, it is no surprise that Veramaris strongly applauds Tesco’s move. Indeed now that Veramaris’ commercial scale algae production facility; in Nebraska is up and running, the company says that it is “ready to…

Pre-Eclampsia

Pre-Eclampsia Increases Risk Of End Stage Kidney Disease

Pre-eclampsia has been suggested to increase the risk of end-stage kidney disease (ESKD); however, most studies were unable to adjust for potential confounders including pre-existing comorbidities such as renal disease and cardiovascular disease (CVD). They aimed to examine the association between preeclampsia and the risk of ESKD in healthy women; while taking into account pre-existing…

Nonsmokers Being As Likely To Develop Lung Cancer As Smokers

Nonsmokers Being As Likely To Develop Lung Cancer As Smokers

Delhi’s polluted air could be leading to nonsmokers being as likely to develop lung cancer as smokers. That’s the scary conclusion of a study by chest surgeons at the Centre for Chest Surgery in Sir Ganga Ram Hospital and Lung Care Foundation. The study analyse lung cancer surgeries over the past 30 years and find…

The Building Blocks Of Proteins Stabilizing Membranes In Cells

The Building Blocks Of Proteins Stabilizing Membranes In Cells

The study stating that the cells may have emerging; because building blocks of proteins stabilizing membranes. These cells faced a chemical conundrum. They needed particular ions from the soup in order to perform basic functions. But those charged ions would have disrupted the simple membranes that encapsulated the cells. A team of researchers at the…

Diagnosing Cancer

An Algorithm Aids In Diagnosing Cancer Early, Accurately

Diagnosing Cancer; breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death among women, and it is difficult to diagnose. Nearly 1 in 10 cancers is misdiagnosed as not cancerous; on the other hand, the more mammograms a woman has, the greater the chance; but she will see a false positive result and face an unnecessary…