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Health Care System Provides Better Palliative Care

Health Care System Provides Better Palliative Care

Health Care; In this study health Canada’s five year action plan on palliative care is a “lacklustre” effort that fails to commit enough resources; says the Member of Parliament whose private member’s bill led to the plan. “There was such a big opportunity to do more for palliative care and they’ve really miss the boat,”…

Video Telemedicine

Video Telemedicine Commonly Used By Patients With Higher RA Activity

Video telemedicine, when it is offered, is more likely to be used by patients with rheumatoid arthritis who demonstrate higher disease activity, have more positive perceptions of the technology and whose physicians have used it more often, according to findings published in Arthritis Care & Research. “Telemedicine is increasingly incorporate into the clinical practice of rheumatology,” Elizabeth D.…

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Simulated Training For Timely Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Evacuations

In late August 2011, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake the strongest east of the Mississippi since 1944 shook Washington, D.C., with such force that it cracked the Washington Monument and damaged the National Cathedral. On the sixth floor of the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Children’s National in Washington, D.C., staff felt the hospital swaying…

Huntington's disease

White Matter Predicts Nature Of Apathy In Huntington’s disease

Researchers from the brain cognition and plasticity group of the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL); and the Neuroscience Institute of the University of Barcelona (UBNeuro); have led an innovative study that identifies modifications in the connectivity of cerebral white matter associated with the heterogeneous nature of apathy in Huntington’s disease (HD); making it possible to…

Medical genetics

Blood Sugar Levels Linked To DNA Damage And Cancer In Diabetics

The study find that the ACS is the world’s largest scientific society ;and features more than 9,500 presentations covering a wide range of scientific topics.Termini and team have found that DNA undergoes more damage and is repaired less often when blood sugar is high, compared with when it is normal: It’s been known for a…

Whitefish

New Light On The Nutritional Quality Of European Whitefish

An international team of scientists shed new light to the nutritional quality of whitefish and revealed that the tasty fish is best to eat in late summer. Whitefish growth and spawning cycles lead to differences in both fish condition and nutritional quality. The measurements done in the research showed that European whitefish muscle omega-3 fatty…

Hematology

Diuretic Use Have Important Roles In The Development Of Hyperuricemia.

The researches find that the elevated urate in the blood (hyperuricemia) is a precursor of gout, which is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis worldwide. A study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology that included 14,624 U.S. adults found that four modifiable risk factors body mass index, diet, alcohol consumption, and diuretic use each have important…

Anesthesia

Trinity Health Anesthesia Associates Reach Settlement On Lawsuits

The study find that the trinity Health Michigan and Anesthesia Associates of Ann Arbor PLLC have signed a new five-year agreement that ends dueling lawsuits against each other and frees A4 providers in Grand Rapids from their noncompete agreements. “The new agreement preserves a long-term relationship we have worked so hard to build;” Gregory Bock,…

Major Case Reporting On Dengue Virus In Nepal

Major Case Reporting On Dengue Virus In Nepal

According to the survey data obtaining from the Nepal; The dengue virus is transmitted to humans when the female Aedes aegypti mosquito bites a person. It is highly likely to bite early in the morning or before dusk. These mosquitoes generally grow in mismanaged cities with improper waste management. Dengue-causing mosquitoes lay eggs in water…

Arboviruses; Can Cause Pandemic Diseases In Humans

Arboviruses Can Cause Pandemic Diseases In Humans

The study finding that arthropod-transmitted viruses, known as arboviruses; can cause pandemic diseases in humans, animals, and crops. The Zika virus and cassava geminivirus are two such arboviruses. These pathogens often alter host characteristics to directly or indirectly influence arthropod vector; behaviors or host-herbivore interactions, thus facilitating disease transmission. Pathogen-infected hosts may promote the performance…

General medicine

Creating Tasty Scallop Dishes Is To Choose “Dry” Scallops

The trick to creating tasty scallop dishes is to choose “dry” scallops these aren’t treated with phosphates, which can give them an off-taste and make them stringy when cooked. Scallops pair deliciously with citrus, such as oranges. If available, choose blood oranges for their beautiful color and tart flavor. Note: For sustainability, choose sea scallops over…

Cosmetic Appearance After Skin Cancer Therapy May Differ

Cosmetic Appearance After Skin Cancer Therapy May Differ

While there are several effective options for treating non-melanoma skin cancer; some may result in better cosmetic appearance after treatment, according to researchers. In a meta analysis of 58 studies; so a study led by Penn State compare four types of skin cancer treatments and found that while all four had similar recurrence rates a year…