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Game Design For Rehabilitating Kids suffering From Cognitive Impairment

Game Design For Rehabilitating Kids suffering From Cognitive Impairment

In this study researcher used a game design for sub-Saharan Africa, Michigan State University researchers are rehabilitating children who suffer from cognitive impairment after surviving life-threatening diseases such as malaria and HIV. Known as Brain Powered Games, the project is the first of its kind, now providing both rehabilitation and computer-based assessment for African children. “The…

Rehabilitation Programs For Heart Attack Patients To Recovery

Rehabilitation Programs For Heart Attack Patients To Recovery

In this study the following a heart attack or other cardiac event, it’s important for patients to exercise and eat healthier. But lack of motivation and follow through, among other factors, often lead to further health events. A virtual cardiac rehabilitation program, which includes the use of wearable smart devices and healthy lifestyle coaching, reduced…

Lower Risk For Heart Failure With New Type 2 Diabetes

Lower Risk For Heart Failure With New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

The new drug type for type 2 diabetes, SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure and death; as well as of major cardiovascular events, a major Scandinavian registry study led from Karolinska Institutet reports in The BMJ. Cardiovascular disease is a serious complication of type 2 diabetes. The new SGLT2 inhibitors; which…

Dry Eye

Poor Acuity Linked To Vision-Related Symptoms In Dry Eye

Identification of the association of specific signs of dry eye disease with specific visual function; deficits may allow for more targeted approaches to treatment. The purpose of this study was to explore the association of dry eye signs; and symptoms with visual acuity (VA) and contrast sensitivity in the Dry Eye Assessment and Management study. Poor…

Planned Delivery

Fatal Pregnancy Complication Reduced By Planned Delivery

The team from the Department of Women & Children’s Health at King’s carried out a trial comparing the current and new methods in women suffering from pre-eclampsia at 34-37 weeks of pregnancy, to see if they could reduce adverse outcomes for the mother such as hypertension, and without impacting substantially on the baby. They found…

Albuminuria

Changes In Albuminuria, EGFR Serve As Clinical End Points In CKD

A recently published report found early changes in both albuminuria and eGFR to be effective; and reliable end points for use in clinical trials determining chronic kidney disease progression. According to a press release from the National Kidney Foundation; these findings may accelerate clinical trials thereby quickening the approval of new therapies to slow disease…

Potassium channel

Potassium Channel Help Develop Drugs For Life-Threatening Conditions

In every living cell, from free-living bacterium to neurons in the human brain; highly specialized small conduits, known as potassium channel, are responsible for unparalleled selective; and extremely rapid transport of K+-ions across the cell membrane. However, this unique transport mechanism of K+-ions defines the correct functional behavior of every living cell, and by extension;…

Surveillance Program Could Help Prevent Ebola Outbreaks

Surveillance Program Could Help Prevent Ebola Outbreaks

According to the community-based wildlife mortality; the surveillance program could help prevent Ebola outbreaks. Human Ebola epidemics, like the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are known to start from a contact with wildlife infected with Ebola virus. In the early 2000s a series of such outbreaks in Central Africa began from different…

Anesthesiology

Several Methods For Pain Management After Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

The researches find that There is no defined gold standard for pain management after video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for pneumothorax. In addition to systemic analgesia; various loco-regional analgesic techniques have been propose but remain poorly evaluate in this context. They aimed to assess the analgesic efficacy of several of these techniques for the management of…

Nepali Foods Are Linking To Have Poor Health Conditions

Nepali Foods Are Linking To Have Poor Health Conditions

According to the study conducting in Nepal showing that many of the house holds making breakfast cereals quickly becoming a staple. Finally which is showing an ultra processing foods are linking to have poor health.  As popular international brands have a heavy presence in the Nepali market. The cereals are generally made from roasted grain…

Measuring Of Handgun Purchase Linked To Firearm Injuries

Measuring Of Handgun Purchase Linked To Firearm Injuries

Firearm injuries; Spikes in handgun purchases in 2012 after Sandy Hook and the re-election of President Obama have been linked to a 4% increase in firearm injury in California, a UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP) study has fInd. The UC Davis School of Medicine study, will be published August in Injury Epidemiology, assess…