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Blood Test Biomarker Going Even Deeper Than A Routine Scanning

Blood Test Biomarker Going Even Deeper Than A Routine Scanning

According to the study this is showing that the blood test going even deeper than a routine CT scan. Where in previous studies using the two biomarkers have focusing on detecting brain lesions; but subconcussive injuries do not necessarily result in lesions; and even the vast majority of patients with concussions tend to have a…

Refine Guidelines For Treating Children With Brain Trauma

Refine Guidelines For Treating Children With Brain Trauma

Brain Trauma; 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…

Zinc Protection Against Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection

Zinc Protection Against Streptococcus Pneumoniae Infection

The study showing that the zinc is mobilizing to sites of infection; where it stressing the invading bacteria and helps specific immune cells kill pathogens like Streptococcus pneumoniae. So this showing that the dietary zinc protecting against the pathogens like Streptococcus pneumoniae infection. Researchers have uncovering a crucial link between dietary zinc intake; and protection…

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Surgical Techniques In Gender-Affirming Genital Surgery

The study find that the gender related genitourinary surgeries are vitally important in the management of gender dysphoria. Vaginoplasty, metoidioplasty, phalloplasty and their associated surgeries help patients achieve their main goal of aligning their body and mind. Because These surgeries warrant careful adherence to reconstructive surgical principles as many patients can require corrective surgeries from…

Syphilis Should Prompt Clinician Consideration Of HIV Infection

Syphilis Should Prompt Clinician Consideration Of HIV Infection

The study showing association exists between ocular syphilis; and both early syphilis infection and HIV infection; which means that a diagnosis of ocular syphilis should prompt clinician consideration of HIV infection, and conversely; there should be a higher clinical suspicion for syphilis-related complications like ocular syphilis in those living with HIV. As early syphilis, HIV…

Pediatric Palliative Care To Improve The Quality Of Life

Pediatric Palliative Care To Improve The Quality Of Life

Known for her expertise in pediatric end-of-life care, Catherine “Cathie” Faulkner, RN, MSN joined the Regional Hospice and Palliative Care (RHPC) team earlier this year, in the role of Pediatric Clinical Manager/Liaison. In this position, she will use her breadth and depth of experience to support the RHPC population of terminally ill children and their…

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Impact Of Anesthesia Method, Patients Postoperative Opioid Consumption

Most patients undergoing surgery for the treatment of a distal radial fracture; are treated in a day-surgery setting and are given either general anesthesia (GA) or regional anesthesia (RA). The main purpose of this study was to investigate the impact; of the anesthesia method on patients’ postoperative opioid consumption during the first 3 days following…

Vaccination Coverage Among The Adolescent Boys

Vaccination Coverage Among The Adolescent Boys

The study showing that coverage with HPV vaccination; that continuing to increase in boys. Coverage with the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine; increasing among boys from 2017 to 2018. Vaccines are recommending for adolescents to prevent diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, meningococcal disease; and cancers causing by human papillomavirus (HPV). The researchers found that coverage with at least…

New Emergency Room Plans In Seaside Hospital

New Emergency Room Plans In Seaside Hospital

Researcher Seaside’s Fred Loser remembers when things were so quiet at Providence Seaside Hospital that they would send doctors home for lack of business. “When I came here in 1990 and ’91, there were days when there was nobody here. With a full staff, they’d send people home to save expenses. Now look at it…

Type 2 Diabetes May Affect Heart Structure

Type 2 Diabetes May Affect Heart Structure

The prevalence of diabetes mellitus has increased worldwide during the past 3 decades, with the largest projected increases occurring in Asia. Diabetes mellitus increases the risk of developing heart failure (HF); also patients with both conditions are known to have particularly poor outcomes. Most previous studies of diabetes mellitus and HF have focus on Western…

Smartphone Apps Could Transform The Medical Care Of Patients

Smartphone Apps Could Transform The Medical Care Of Patients

Remote monitoring using smartphone apps could transform the medical care of patients with long-term health conditions, according to new research led by University of Manchester scientists. The study of patients with rheumatoid arthritis provides the strongest evidence yet that smartphone technology could make best use of doctors’ and patients’ time when the data are integrated…

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Exosome-Mediated Communication Between Mother And Baby

During pregnancy, the mother and the baby communicate in a variety of ways. For instance, signals from the fetus crucially involved in the initiation of labor and delivery. One important means of such signaling is the passage of packages called exosomes; very small particles release from every cell. These are only about 30 to 150…