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Hematology

Blood-Forming Bone Marrow Replaced With Fibrous Scar Tissue

The researches  find that the The drug is the first new therapy approved for myleofibrosis in nearly a decade, Celgene said in a statement. Myleofibrosis causes blood-forming bone marrow to be replaced with fibrous scar tissue. Therefore This deprives patients of energy and makes them vulnerable to infection. Blood-forming cells move to the spleen, liver…

Cytokines As Biomarker May Uncover Uncontrolled Asthma

Cytokines As Biomarker May Uncover Uncontrolled Asthma

Study showing that new biomarker may uncover uncontrolled asthma; as cytokines are a type of proteins that are important to the signaling between cells in the body’s immune system; for example in the case of an infection or injury. This indicating that the cytokine interleukin(IL)-26 could be using as a biological marker (biomarker); for uncontrolled…

Study Finding Multi Tasking Protein At The Root Of Neuropathic Pain

Study Finding Multi Tasking Protein At The Root Of Neuropathic Pain

The study finding an multi tasking protein at the root of neuropathic pain; so for understanding of how chronic pain conditions develop. By this it is explaining how a protein previously implicating in neuron growth; and cell adhesion is also critical for the development of pain sensitization. Neuropathic pain is a chronic condition arising from…

Suicidal thoughts

Hormone Levels Can Control The Suicidal Thoughts In Women

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are trying to help women; who have a history of suicidal thoughts by looking at how the hormones estrogen and progesterone; which fluctuate during the menstrual cycle, can affect their mood. Researchers recently obtained a $3.1 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health; to further study how…

Iron Deficiency

Detection And Management Of Iron Deficiency In Pregnancy

Iron deficiency in pregnancy is a common problem that often goes unrecognized; and untreated due to a lack of knowledge of its implications and competing clinical priorities. To enhance screening and management of iron deficiency in pregnancy; a research team at Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital developed a quality improvement toolkit, called IRON MOM. However, the…

Treatment Of Asthma By Reducing The Inflammation In Passageway

Treatment Of Asthma By Reducing The Inflammation In Passageway

Asthma is a respiratory disorder which affects children as much as the adult population. Studies say that asthma, which is a lung disease is the third major cause contributing to hospitalization globally. While diagnosing and managing asthma in children under the age of 5 is a little difficult, new studies now indicate that children can…

Geriatrics

The Families are Mainly Responsible For Caring Elderly Parents

The researches find that the Both the men and women in the interviews were surprised that their aging parents suddenly needed them, Björk said. “It was quite a shock to many when they realized that they actually had help their parents. They felt it was unfair, in a way,” she said. “It may be because…

Healthier Homes Could Cut Hospital Admissions Of Young Children

Healthier Homes Could Cut Hospital Admissions Of Young Children

Almost 20% of hospital admissions of young children with acute respiratory infections could be prevented if their houses were free from damp and mold, researchers have found. The research, published in the international medical journal Thorax today, is the largest ever case-control study of the association between housing quality and hospital admissions for young children with acute respiratory…

Anesthesiology

Total Intravenous Anesthesia and Target-controlled Infusion in Children

The researches find that the Propofol administered in conjunction with an opioid such as remifentanil is used to provide total intravenous anesthesia for children. Drugs  give as infusion control manually by the physician or as automated target-controlled infusion that targets plasma or effect site. Smart pumps programmed with pharmacokinetic parameter estimates administer drugs to a…

Nuclear medicine

Reducing Radiation Exposure From Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Is Key Priority

The researches find that the Reducing radiation exposure from myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI) is a key priority, especially for congenital heart disease (CHD) patients who face repetitive scanning. Which nuclear imaging modality and radiotracer are best for this task is the subject of a study publish in the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology. Researchers from Brigham…