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Psychosocial Outcomes 3 Years After Uterus Donation For Transplantation

The researches  find that the Uterus transplantation (UTx) is a quality-of-life enhancing transplantation and the first available treatment for absolute uterine factor infertility (AUFI), which affects around 20 000 women of fertile age in a general population of 100 million (Milliez, 2009; Sieunarine et al., 2005). The success of this type of transplantation was initially…

Depression

Depression, Anxiety Linked To Opioid Use In Older Women

Elderly women battling breast cancer who have anxiety; depression or other mental health conditions are more likely to use opioids and more likely to die, a new study led by the University of Virginia School of Medicine has found. The findings should encourage doctors to better manage mental health in patients with breast cancer and…

Geriatrics

Important And Challenging State Commonly Associated With Ageing

The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) at Trinity College Dublin have shown in the largest study to date that lower levels of specific dietary vitamins and antioxidants are associated with frailty. But Frailty is a common chronic syndrome which affects up to 25% of adults over 65 years and over half of adults over…

US Tuberculosis Rates In Young People Are Declining

US Tuberculosis Rates In Young People Are Declining

Tuberculosis (TB) cases among children and adolescents in the USA have almost halved within a ten-year period, yet stark differences exist in the incidence rates between different ethnic, racial, and geographical communities, according to an observational study using national TB surveillance and census data from 2007-2017, published in The Lancet Public Health journal. This study…

Rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis May Help Speed Remission By Combined Therapy

Rheumatoid arthritis  is an autoimmune disease affecting more than 1 million people in the United States. It characterized by joint inflammation, which can lead to progressive bone erosion, joint damage, and disability. Current guidelines recommend early treatment for RA patients, with the goal of remission. “Early” is usually defined as the first year of the…

Lung Cancer Screening Could Detect Smoking Related Diseases

Lung Cancer Screening Could Detect Smoking Related Diseases

Lung cancer screening has been widely endorsed by the U.S. medical community as an effective way to save lives by detecting lung cancer at earlier, more treatable stages. A new study by researchers at National Jewish Health indicates that the low-dose CT scans used in lung cancer screening can also provide valuable information to detect…

The Basic Mechanism Of The Piezo Proteins

The Basic Mechanism Of The Piezo Proteins

The study scientists discovering the basics; explaining that how the pressure sensing Piezo proteins will be working. By this the study illuminating the basic mechanism of the Piezo proteins; which function as sensors in the body for mechanical stimuli such as touch; bladder fullness, and blood pressure. The discovery is a feat of basic science…

Physical Activity Level In People With Middle Age

Physical Activity Level In People With Middle Age

People in middle-age need to keep up their physical activity levels if they are to enjoy a fit and healthy retirement according to a new report from the University of East Anglia. The study reveals that over-55s in particular should be doing more to keep fit as they approach retirement age because of the physical,…

Lyme Disease In Hospitals Patients Was Identified

In Hospitals Patients Was Identified With Lyme Disease

Patients with Lyme disease in England and Wales hospitals appear to be predominantly white, female and living in areas of low deprivation, according to a study published in the open access journal BMC Public Health. The study, which examine data on 2,361 hospital patients collected between 1998 and 2015, also found an increase in Lyme…

In-flight Emergencies

Pediatric In-Flight Emergencies Resolved Onboard

Most pediatric in-flight emergencies resolved during the flight; according to findings from an observational retrospective review published in Annals of Emergency Medicine. Although few of these lead to aircraft diversion; one in six requires additional care after the flight. “This study is the first to describe the phenomenon of in-flight pediatric medical emergencies from a…

Birth control

People Have Misconception On Birth Control Method

When it comes to birth control, many preconceived notions may influence which method a woman chooses. Whether it is the belief that some forms bring weight gain, cause cancer, or affect future fertility; there’s considerable misinformation about birth control which 99 % of sexually active American women report having used. “Considering the high number of…