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Breast Cancer

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treated By Marine Organisms

But Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute; have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health’s Bankhead Coley Cancer Research Program for a project to investigate; the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers. This form of breast cancer; which represents about 12 % of breast…

Geriatrics

Center Receives Federal Funding To Improve Health Care For Older Adults

The study find that the community partners are expanding their efforts to improve health care for older adults with the support of a $3.75 million federal grant. Therefore The Health Resources and Services Administration funding will address the growing needs of older adults through UNTHSC’s geriatric training program, but Workforce Enhancement in Healthy Aging and…

Viruses Invade Cells And Manipulate Them To Replicate

Viruses Invade Cells And Manipulate Them To Replicate

The study findings are the role of estrogen receptors in regulating Zika virus infection; and how human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cancer. At the molecular level, viruses invade cells and manipulate them to replicate, survive, and cause disease. Since they depend on human cells for their life cycle, one way viruses co-opt cellular machinery is through protein-protein interactions within their…

Kids With Team Based Extracurricular Activities

Kids With Team Based Extracurricular Activities Have Better Mental Health

Extracurricular activities that nurture a sense of belonging with peers appear to bolster preteen’s mental health, new research from the University of British Columbia suggests. The study, recently published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, focused on students’ participation in different types of extracurricular activities in Grades 4 and 7, and how participation or…

Thyroid Cancer Do Not Lead To Surgery

Most Of The Thyroid Cancer Do Not Lead To Surgery

Thyroid microcarcinomas are more likely than larger cancers to be discover by ultrasound and less likely to be associated with surgery scheduled for known thyroid cancer, according to findings from a large, population base study that include patient report data. “Our findings emphasize the need to curb unnecessary diagnosis and treatment of thyroid microcarcinomas,” Megan R.…

Overdose

Post Opioid-Overdose Interventions Emerge In US

Opioid-related deaths continue to take the lives of thousands in the U.S. each year; with non-fatal opioid-overdoses as a significant risk factor for a subsequent fatal overdoses. Post-overdose interventions are emerging in affected communities; using what support systems are available to assist in the program design. Survivors often do not seek treatment or overdoses risk…

Noise Stimulation Of Temporal Cortex In Chronic Tinnitus

Noise Stimulation Of Temporal Cortex In Chronic Tinnitus

Several studies emphasized the potential of single and multiple transcranial random noise stimulation sessions to interfere with auditory cortical activity and to reduce tinnitus loudness. It was the objective of the present study to evaluate the use of high-frequency tRNS in a one-arm pilot study in patients with chronic tinnitus. Therefore, 30 patients received 10…

Ad For Hospitals Makes Patient More Likely To Choose

Ad For Hospitals Makes Patient More Likely To Choose

In this study few policymakers in Washington, D.C., have recently consider such an action base on a long-standing debate on whether it poses the spread of misinformation, and that it is not an effective or responsible use of an already limited healthcare budget. New research in the INFORMS journal Marketing Science studies the impact of…