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Movement Circuit

Direct link From The Brain’s Emotion Circuit To The Movement Circuit

During high stress situations such as making a goal in soccer; some athletes experience a rapid decline in performance under pressure, known as “choking.” Now, Salk Institute researchers have uncovered what might be behind the phenomenon: one-way signals from the brain’s emotion circuit to the movement circuit. The study, which published online on September 6,…

Biomarkers For Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

Biomarkers For Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome

The study suggesting that the postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome; or POTS, is an autoimmune disorder, and may help pave the way for a simple blood test; that could help physicians diagnose the condition. POTS is characterized by large increases in heart rate and sometimes decreases in blood pressure when standing up. That can cause lightheadedness,…

Anesthesiology

Teens With Opioid Use Disorder Benefit From Medication

The researches find that the effectiveness of medications to treat adults with opioid use disorder has been well established, there has been little research about how or even if such treatment works in adolescents. Now, a new review of the literature suggests that, in addition to adults; adolescents with severe opioid use disorder can be…

Family medicine

Primary Care Doctors Are Unprepared To Help Patients Avoid Diabetes

Chances are your doctor wouldn’t either, according to the results of a new national survey of primary care physicians (PCPs) conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers. In a report on their findings in the Journal of General Internal Medicine (JGIM); the researchers say their survey of 1,000 randomly selected PCPs revealed significant gaps in the group’s overall…

Presentation Of Mammalian Chromosomes Function

Presentation Of Mammalian Chromosomes Function

Human artificial chromosomes (HACs) could be useful tools for both understanding how mammalian chromosomes function and creating synthetic biological systems, but for the last 20 years, they have been limited by an inefficient artificial centromere. In the, researchers announce that they have made progress on this key component. The centromere used to be called the…

Leading Mosquito Borne Illnesses And Infects Tens Of Millions

Leading Mosquito Borne Illnesses And Infects Tens Of Millions

According to the study world’s leading mosquito borne illnesses; and infects tens of millions across the globe annually. The World Mosquito Program (WMP) has pioneered a method where male and female Aedes Aegypti mosquitoes are infected with the disease-resistant bacteria called Wolbachia before being released into the wild. But one group of scientists is rolling…

Opioids Had Been Treated For Low Testosterone

Opioids Had Been Treated For Low Testosterone

Long term opioid use previously has been link with low testosterone in men. What has been unclear is how many men taking opioids had been screened or treated for low testosterone. A new study by researchers from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston has find a very low rate of screening for low…

Risankizumab Is Significantly More Effective Than Adalimumab

Risankizumab Is Significantly More Effective Than Adalimumab

Here in this study risankizumab is significantly more effective than adalimumab in treating patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis, according to a study published in The Lancet. According to the study, IMMvent was a phase 3, randomize, double-blind, double dummy, active comparator trial that consisted of two parts. Part A (from week 0 to…

Daily Physical Activity Can Boost Children's Exam Grades

Daily Physical Activity Can Boost Children’s Exam Grades

Most parents are aware that physical activity is good for children as it can help to improve their sense of self and have a positive impact on their mental health and well-being. But it’s less well known that being fit and active can also help to boost children’s academic performance. Our recent review of primary…

Radio diagnosis

EEG Slowing May Be A Valuable Biomarker For Delirium

The study find that the an EEG (electroencephalogram) can provide a valuable biomarker for detecting delirium, a serious mental disturbance that is often underrecognized, as well as predicting poor clinical outcomes, researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found. In a paper published in Neurology, the team reported that the generalized slowing of brain rhythms,…

Lower Risks Of Needing Hospitalisation And Of Dying Early

Lower Risks Of Needing Hospitalisation And Of Dying Early

A recent analysis of publish studies examine the clinical consequences of medication adherence. The British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology analysis found that medication adherence is link with lower risks of needing; hence to be hospitalisation and of dying early. Medication adherence is define as the process by which patients take their medication as prescribe; consisting…