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Survey Data To Understand The Actual Consumption Of Cigarettes

Survey Data To Understand The Actual Consumption Of Cigarettes

In this study the researchers write that the purpose of their study; was to assess the consumption of cigarettes over the past few years in England. They also wanting to compare the sales data of cigarettes; with actual survey data to understand the actual consumption of cigarettes. Between 2011 and 2018 consumption of cigarettes has…

Ocular Hypertension

Ophthalmic Solution Lowers IOP In Glaucoma, Ocular Hypertension

Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness worldwide, affecting more than 64 million people aged 40-80 years. Glaucoma can arise through various etiologies; but vision loss is ultimately due to optic nerve damage and the progressive death of retinal ganglion cells. Intraocular pressure (IOP); which becomes elevated owing to abnormally high resistance to trabecular…

Using Lining Clothes With Graphene Prevent The Spread Of Malaria

Cross Border Contamination; Highlights The Risk Of Ebola Spreading

The study showing that major cases of Ebola seen at present; but the major issue is most of the cases have being detecting in children. Although cases of cross-border contamination have been rare, this case highlights the risk of Ebola spreading across the border into neighboring Uganda and Rwanda. Borders in the region are often…

Kidneys

Outcomes In Transplant After Declined Offers Of Deceased Donor Kidneys

Patients who die waiting for a kidneys, or who are removed from the transplant waitlist for poor health; are usually considered unfortunate victims of the ever-growing shortage of available organs. Yet a new study has found that most candidates have had multiple opportunities to receive a transplant; but the offered organs declined by their transplant…

Enzyme transhydrogenase role in regulating metabolic processes

Enzyme Transhydrogenase Role In Regulating Metabolic Processes

The enzyme transhydrogenase plays a central role in regulating metabolic processes in animals and humans alike. Malfunction can lead to serious disorders. In every cell, the mitochondria continuously break down molecules derived from food to generate energy as well as to produce new molecules that serve as building blocks of cells. But by balancing these two…

Immune hematology

Novel Immunotherapy Method Overcome Tumor Immunity

The researches find that the immune cells are recruited to overcome the tumor. However, it is only useful in a few tumors, because of tumor immunity where tumor-associate immune cells work to protect the tumor against attack. Now; researchers have come up with a new way to outsmart tumor immunity; selectively removing one type of…

Radio diagnosis

Physician Groups To Reduce The Amount Of Imaging In Medicine

The researches find that campaign among physician groups to reduce the amount of imaging in medicine, the rates of use of CT, MRI and other scans have continued to increase in both the U.S. and Ontario, Canada, according to a new study of more than 135 million imaging exams conducted by researchers at UC Davis,…

The Sick Mitochondria Pollute The Cells Which Cause Damage

The Sick Mitochondria Pollute The Cells Which Cause Damage

Anatomical study finding that the sick mitochondria that pollute the cells; which cause telomere damage in the cell. Researchers showing the evidence for the long-held belief; that sick mitochondria pollute the cells they are supposed to be supplying with power. Which involving a causal experiment to kick off a mitochondrial chain reaction; that wreaks havoc…

Medical genetics

Cancer Development By Regulating The Expression Of Other Genes

Genome-wide association studies (GWASs) have identified hundreds of genetic “risk” variants for human cancers. But The vast majority likely contribute to cancer development by regulating the expression of other genes, but these target genes remain largely unexplored. Xingyi Guo, PhD, Zhishan Chen, PhD, and colleagues have now systematically evaluated 294 GWAS-associated variants for six types of…

During Embryogenesis Dozens Of Types Of Neurons

Research On Rats During Embryogenesis Dozens Of Types Of Neurons

According to the study, researchers shed new light on how the brain constructs itself; The cerebral cortex acts as the control center of our cognitive processes. During embryogenesis, dozens of types of neurons with distinct functions come together to form the circuits that drive our thoughts and actions. These neurons are generated by progenitor cells,…

Gun Violence Has Take Toll On Our Psychological Well Being

Gun Violence Has Take Toll On Our Psychological Well Being

Gun Violence; The rise of mass shootings happening at night clubs, music festivals, schools and even grocery stores, it seems nowhere is safe anymore. In the wake of these tragic events, many people have develop a heighten awareness of potential danger in public places. “With all these shootings they are hearing about it’s terrifying that…