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Video Assisted Lung Surgery Reduces Complications

The researches find that the video-assisted thoracic surgery is associated with lower in-hospital complications and shorter length of stay compared with open surgery among British patients who were diagnosed at an early stage of lung cancer, according to research presented today the IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer, hosted by the International Association for…

New Study Suggests Exercise Is Good For The Aging Brain

New Study Suggests Exercise Is Good For The Aging Brain

Exercise seems to endow a wealth of benefits, from the release of happiness-inducing hormones to higher physical fitness. New research shows it may provide a boost to the mind too. University of Iowa researchers have found that a single bout of exercise improves cognitive functions and working memory in some older people. In experiments that include…

Nivolumab With Ipilimumab, First Line Therapy For Lung Cancer Patients

Nivolumab With Ipilimumab, First Line Therapy For Lung Cancer Patients

The combination of low-dose, weight base ipilimumab and flat-dose nivolumab demonstrate safety and efficacy as first-line treatment for patients with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer and comorbidities that traditionally preclude them from enrolling in clinical trials, according to results of the single-arm, nonrandomize CheckMate 817 study presented at International Association for the Study of…

Forensic Psychiatric Hospitals Minimizing Cost Of Mental Health Services

Forensic Psychiatric Hospitals Minimizing Cost Of Mental Health Services

Mentally disordered offenders in China who are defined as “not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder” are given mandatory treatment by the government in forensic psychiatric hospitals (Ankang hospitals); which are similar to the medium and high security hospitals in the United Kingdom and the maximum security hospitals in North America. The aim of…

Microbiologist Showing That Disease Causing Bacteria

Microbiologist Showing That Disease Causing Bacteria

According to the study, microbiologist showing that disease causing bacteria; compete with their human hosts for a key micronutrient. Although queuine (pronounced KYOO-in) has been identified as essential to human health a 2018 study by Bruce Ames referred to it as a longevity vitamin much is still unknown about the compound; that humans must obtain…

Radio diagnosis

Nanoparticles Activated By X Rays Used To Target Deep Tumours

A team of researchers from university of Texas at Arlington; University of Rhode Island and Brown University; have collaborated to come up with use of nanoparticles in targeted therapy for deep seated cancers. Their success with the nanoparticles is publish in a study titled; “X-ray induced photodynamic therapy with copper-cysteamine nanoparticles in  tumors,” in the…

PTSD

Increased Risk Of Ovarian Cancer Linked To PTSD

According to a new study from researchers at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Moffitt Cancer Center, women who experience six or more symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); at some point in life had a twofold greater risk of developing ovarian cancer compared with women who never had any PTSD symptoms. The…

Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections Increasingly Diagnosed In Virtual Care Setting

The rate of Urinary Tract Infections diagnosed in the outpatient setting; increased between 2008 and 2017, especially among older adults and in patients receiving virtual care, researchers reported in Clinical Infectious Diseases. The researchers observed increasing diagnoses of UTIs in virtual visits compared with office and emergency visits. Specifically, the rate of UTIs by diagnosis…