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Methylation Of MicroRNA As A Powerful Biomarker For Cancer

Methylation Of MicroRNA As A Powerful Biomarker For Cancer

The study identifying that methylation of microRNA may be a new powerful biomarker for cancer; were individuals with early pancreatic cancer from healthy controls, representing a promising new metric in cancer diagnosis. Levels of molecules associated with genetic function, such as microRNA, can be an important indicator of abnormal activity associated with cancer. However, little…

Community Gardening

Depression And Anxiety Can Be Treated With Community Gardening

Scientists have found that spending two hours a week in nature linked to better health and well-being. It’s maybe not entirely surprising then that some patients are increasingly being prescribed time in nature; and community gardening projects as part of “green prescriptions” by the NHS. In Shetland for example, islanders with depression and anxiety may…

Ultrasound Enables The Diagnosis Of Middle Ear Infection

Ultrasound Enables The Diagnosis Of Middle Ear Infection

A new type of ultrasound transducer from Fraunhofer should soon be delivering a fast and reliable diagnosis of infection of the middle ear. A U.S. company and the Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS are collaborating on the development and application of this technology. The transducer is integrate in an otoscope and helps physicians decide…

Researchers Identifying Second Gene Mutation Linking To HIV Resistance

Researchers Identifying Second Gene Mutation Linking To HIV Resistance

According to the study, researchers identifying second gene mutation linking to HIV resistance. A rare genetic mutation that causes a form of muscular dystrophy affecting the limbs also protects against HIV infection. The newly-discovered mutation concerns the Transportin 3 gene (TNPO3) and is far more rare. It was identified several years ago among members of…

The Key Protein For Epstein Barr Virus Infection

The Key Protein For Epstein Barr Virus Infection

Researchers describing a key protein for Epstein Barr virus infection; the study revealing the structure of a key protein, known as a portal, in Epstein-Barr virus infection. The Epstein-Barr virus, which belongs to the herpesvirus family, is one of the most widespread human viruses and the main cause of infectious mononucleosis (also known as glandular fever).…

Incidence Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Sports Has Not Change

Incidence Of Sudden Cardiac Arrest During Sports Has Not Change

Fewer sports related sudden cardiac arrest victims die nowadays, a trend link with increase bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), reports a study presented today at ESC Congress 2019 together with the World Congress of Cardiology. The late breaking study also found that the incidence of sudden cardiac arrest during sports has not change over the last…

Human Stomach Pathogen Is Attracting To Bleach

Human Stomach Pathogen Is Attracting To Bleach

The study revealing the pathological findings that research revealing; that a human stomach pathogen is attracting to bleach. Discovering the molecular mechanism by which the human stomach pathogen Helicobacter pylori is attracting to bleach; also known as hypochlorous acid or HOCI. The study revealed that H. pyloriuses a protein called TlpD to sense bleach and…

Pharmacology

Prevention And Early Drug Treatment Are The keys To Frostbite Treatment

The researchers find that the potential of causing irreversible tissue loss. The treatment of freezing cold injuries to the periphery has advanced substantially in the last 10 years. Optimal outcomes are only likely to be achieved if a multi-disciplinary team uses the full range of diagnostic and treatment approaches that are now available, said Chris…

Health Costs Of Employee Health Plans Has Grown Twice As Wages

Health Costs Of Employee Health Plans Has Grown Twice As Wages

In this study health costs for people with employee sponsor health plans rose 18% over the past five years, outpacing inflation and wage increases, according to a new report by Kaiser Family Foundation. The findings reinforce a decade-long trend of rising employee health costs that is partly driven by rising deductibles. Over the past 10…

Hematology

Lymphocytic Leukemia Present With Enlargement Of The Spleen

The new cases of leukemia will be diagnose in the United States this year; with some 2,000 cases in New Jersey, according to the American Cancer Society. Although leukemias are thought to occur in childhood, they can actually present at any age in both children and adults. However, not all leukemias are create equal. There are…

Family medicine

Hospital Care Study Suggests Ways To Save Medicare Money

The researches find that the hospital stay nears its end, her care team prepares her for the next step in her recovery, which might include time in a nursing home or rehabilitation facility, care at home or regular therapy appointments. But a new study reveals that if the patient has traditional Medicare coverage, her post-hospital…