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Hematology

Blood Purification And Mortality In Sepsis and Septic Shock

The researches find that the sepsis and septic shock are severe inflammatory conditions related to high morbidity and mortality. They performed a systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized trials to assess whether extracorporeal blood purification reduces mortality in this setting. sepsis remains one of the main causes of morbidity and mortality in the intensive care…

Developing A CYP2C19 Genotype Guided Strategy For Testing

Developing A CYP2C19 Genotype Guided Strategy For Testing

According to the study this finding and developing a CYP2C19 genotype guided strategy; in which patients with no loss of function of allele were treating with clopidogrel and those with the allele were giving ticagrelor or prasugrel. These patients are at risk for stent thrombosis but also spontaneous myocardial infarction. therefore treated, most of the…

UTI

Lower UTI In Primary Care Receives An Antibiotic

Study findings published in EClincialMedicine showed that more than 85% of patients in England were diagnosed; with a lower UTI in primary care receive an antibiotic on the same day, and that most do not have a recorded urine test within 10 days of diagnosis. “They found that less than one in five patients treated for a…

Hemodialysis

Extended Hemodialysis Without Dietary Restrictions Increase BMI

Low body mass index (BMI) is a potential risk factor for mortality in patients on maintenance hemodialysis. This suggests the usefulness of BMI as a prognostic factor and implies the importance of nutritional status; inflammation, and oxidative stress, all of which affect BMI. They aimed to evaluate BMI changes over time and the mortality risk…

Natural Genetic Differences Can Affect Heart Health

Natural Genetic Differences Can Affect Heart Health

Genetic Differences; The biggest risks for cardiovascular disease are smoking and poor diet. However, different people are more susceptible to heart disease base on very slight differences in their genes, called variants. While there have been many studies that have link variants to cardiovascular traits; it’s unclear whether these variants have functional consequences, like alter…

Cellular Functions Depend On The Functionality Of Proteins

Cellular Functions Depend On The Functionality Of Proteins

Cellular functions depend on the functionality of proteins, and these functions are disturbed in diseases. A core aim of cell biological research is to determine the functions of individual proteins and how their disturbances result in disease. One way to study protein functions is to examine the effects of rapidly removing them from cells. During…

Immune hematology

Oral Immunotherapy With Higher Baseline Eosinophil Counts

The researches find that the higher baseline absolute eosinophil counts (AECs) are associated with an increased risk of oral immunotherapy induced gastrointestinal symptoms and eosinophilic responses (OITIGER); researchers from Israel report.Up to 30% of patients experience non-IgE gastrointestinal symptoms during oral immunotherapy (OIT); and almost all of these patients show significant increases in their peripheral…

Anesthesiology

Device Related Error In Patient Controlled Analgesia

The researches find that the patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is one of the most popular and effective methods for managing postoperative pain. Various types of continuous infusion pumps are available for the safe and accurate administration of analgesic drugs. Here we report the causes and clinical outcomes of device-related errors in PCA. Acute pain control is…

Social Stress

Adolescent Exposed To Pollution Show Greater Reactivity To Social Stress

Adolescents exposed to higher levels of fine-particle air pollutants; have heightened autonomic nervous system reactions to social stress, reports a study in Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine; the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published in the Lippincott Portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Teens with anxiety and depression appear to be…

Medical genetics

Cell-Free DNA Detects Pathogens And Quantifies Damage

The study find that “A Cell-Free DNA Metagenomic Sequencing Assay that Integrates the Host Injury Response to Infection,” published Aug. 26 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, presents a technique to identify viruses and bacteria in the human body and quantify injuries to organs by using dead fragments of DNA, called cell-free DNA,…

Space station

Study In Space Station Seeks To Find Causes Of Major Diseases

The International Space Station experiment is looking for what triggers these diseases; by studying how nerve and immune brain cells interact. The experiment, carried to the space station aboard the SpaceX CRS-18 cargo flight; will look at what is causing damage to the nervous system that is common in both illnesses; and reveal how living…

Consumers Receives Background Information On Palliative Care

Consumers Receives Background Information On Palliative Care

Nearly 80% of consumers who received background information on palliative care said they would choose it for themselves or their loved ones; according to a recent survey by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). However, a lack of public awareness persists. CAPC’s survey is designed to track awareness, perceptions; attitudes and interest in palliative…