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Gastroenterology

Colon Cancer Risk From Antibiotic Use Is Through More Cautious

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center conclude that taking even a single course of antibiotics might boost–albeit slightly the risk of developing colon cancer but not rectal cancer a decade later. The findings, reported in the August 20 issue of the journal Gut ; highlight the need for judicious use of this broad category…

Mouthwash Use Could Inhibit Benefits Of Exercise

Mouthwash Use Could Inhibit Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise is known to reduce blood pressure but the activity of bacteria in our mouths may determine whether we experience this benefit, according to new research. An international team of scientists has shown that the blood pressure lowering effect of exercise is significantly reduced when people rinse their mouths with antibacterial mouthwash, rather than water showing…

Radiation therapy

Mathematical Model Improve Radiation Therapy Of Brain Tumours

The researches find that the a new model to optimize radiation therapy and significantly increase the number of tumour cells killed during treatment. The new mathematical model, outlined in a recent study led by a University of Waterloo student; can use information about where the majority of the cells in a tumour are located allowing…

Transfusion medicine

AFIRE Encourages Less Antiplatelet Use With NOACs In Stable

The researches find that the oral anticoagulation with vs without an antiplatelet agent in patients with both atrial fibrillation (AF) and stable coronary artery disease (CAD). In such patients with or without a history of revascularization, use of a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) alone was “noninferior” to the NOAC plus an antiplatelet agent for a…

Timing Of Delivery

Link Between Baby’s Own Genes And The Timing Of Delivery

researchers have considered timing of delivery primarily determined by the mother’s genes and environmental factors. Now, a new international genetic study led by researchers from Denmark’s Statens Serum Institut (SSI); and the iPSYCH Consortium has identified a link between the baby’s own genes and the timing of delivery. The research, which involved the University of…

Worst Outbreak Of Measles In The New York

Worst Outbreak Of Measles In The New York Cities

As measles case reporting are becoming increased day by day in New York hospitals; so by this New York declaring end of worst measles outbreak in three decades. As measles is a highly infectious illness causing by the rubeola virus. But if measles enters an area where the people have never been exposing the result…

Not all hospitals have access to a palliative care team

Not All Hospitals Have Access To A Palliative Care Team

This study was interest to read Charlotte Church’s article (So Nana is dead. I’m glad we got time for a proper goodbye, G2, 26 August) on the excellent palliative care her grandmother received before her death. Not all hospitals have access to a palliative care team and even if they have, they are not on…

Overweight

Kidney Alterations Found Frequently In Obese And Overweight Children

Obesity clearly associated to kidney disease in adult population; however, there is scarce evidence in children and adolescents. The aim was to compare frequency of renal damage according to the presence of overweight-obesity in children and adolescents, as well as to compare nutritional and biochemical risk factors, according to the presence of kidney alterations. Children…

No Evidence That Testosterone Reduces Cognitive Empathy

No Evidence That Testosterone Reduces Cognitive Empathy

It’s long been known that autism is far more prevalent in males than in females. What hasn’t been understood is why. “Of course, the primary suspect when we have something that is sharply differentiated by sex is testosterone,” says Gideon Nave, an assistant professor of marketing in Penn’s Wharton School. Yet a new study led…

Improvements To Be Made When Caring For Heart Attack Patient

Improvements To Be Made When Caring For Heart Attack Patient

Heart attack patient in Sweden were less likely to die from them in the short and long term than those in England and Wales, according to a new study. Researchers, led by the University of Leeds, have for the first time compare the care of the entire populations of Sweden, England and Wales, revealing the…

Nuclear medicine

PET/MRI In Large-Vessel Vasculitis Clinical Value For Diagnosis

The researches find that the Diagnosis of large vessel vasculitis (LVV) and evaluation of its inflammatory activity can be challenging. Our aim was to investigate the value of hybrid positron-emission tomography/magnetic resonance imaging (PET/MRI) in LVV. Therefore All consecutive patients with LVV from the Department of Internal Medicine who underwent PET/MRI were included. But Three…