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Adolescents

Adolescents With High Levels Of Physical Activity Perform Better In School

Adolescents with higher levels of physical activity performed better in school during transition; from primary school to lower secondary school than their physically inactive peers; a new study from Finland shows. However, the researchers, from the University of Jyväskylä, found that increased physical activity did not necessarily result in improved academic performance. Previous cross-sectional studies…

General surgery

Type Of Fixation Pins Matters During Stereotactic Radiosurgery

The study find that the in the field of stereotactic radiosurgery of the brain, the fixation pins that keep a head frame perfectly stable during treatment perform differently. That was the surprising discovery made by Ronald Warnick, MD, a neurosurgeon with Mayfield Brain & Spine and Co-Director of the Gamma Knife Center at The Jewish…

Gastroenterology

Younger People Getting Cancer Due To Obesity

The researches find that the obesity rates around the globe are ballooning – literally! Approximately 1.9 billion adults who are 18 years and older were overweight in 2016, and of these; more than 650 million were obese. The number of obese people has nearly tripled since 1975. Therefore among younger people, the rates of obesity…

Novel KRAS Inhibitor Tolerated Patients With Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

Novel KRAS Inhibitor Tolerated Patients With Non Small Cell Lung Cancer

A clinical trial testing the toxicity of a KRAS inhibitor demonstrated early promising antitumor activity and few adverse side effects in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer harboring KRAS G12C mutation, according to research presented today at the IASLC 2019 World Conference on Lung Cancer, host by the International Association for the Study of…

Villages Were Chosen For The Intervention Using The Mobile App

Villages Were Chosen For The Intervention Using The Mobile App

A mobile app supported system developed by an Indo-Australian team to help identify and better manage people at high risk of cardiovascular disease has show to be beneficial in a study conducted in rural communities in Indonesia. The Mobile app was develop in Australia and  piloted in India. It is now being take to other…

Study On The Top Executive For Vaping In Youth

Study On The Top Executive For Vaping In Youth

According to the study a top executive for vaping giant Juul Labs; telling House lawmakers. FDA warning letters are not legally binding, but regulators can take companies to court if they don’t comply with their requests. Juul has 15 business days to respond with a plan for fixing the problems. Federal health authorities on Monday…

Rise Of Genetic Testing Among Athletes

Rise Of Genetic Testing Among Athletes

Since the first mapping of the human genome there has been interest in understanding which genetic factors underpin performance in sport. With the rise of genetic testing among athletes, it remains to be seen exactly how the world of elite sport will be affected. Last year the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology revealed China will use…

Nuclear medicine

Metabolic Status On 18F-FDG PET/CT With Immune Marker Expression

The study find that the metabolic information obtained through 18F-flurodeoxyglucose positron emission tomograph /computed tomography 18F-FDG PET/CT is used to evaluate malignancy by calculating the glucose uptake rate, and these parameters play important roles in determining the prognosis of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). Therefore The expression of immune-related markers in tumor tissue reflects the…

Radiotherapy

Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy for Prostate Cancer

Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy is a very promising approach for the treatment of patients with prostate cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical tolerance, effectiveness, patterns of failure; and attempt to define predictive factors based on our experience. The cohort consists of 264 low-risk and 236 intermediate-risk consecutive patients treated at one…

Measuring Bacterial Communities Through Metagenomic Sequencing

Measuring Bacterial Communities Through Metagenomic Sequencing

The study developing a mathematical model; that showing how bias distorts results when measuring bacterial communities through metagenomic sequencing. The proof-of-concept model could be the first step toward developing calibration methods; that could make metagenomic measurements more accurate. Metagenomic sequencing identifies the number and type of bacteria present in a particular community for example, in a…

Throat Infections And In Very Rare Cases Invasive Disease

Throat Infections And In Very Rare Cases Invasive Disease

Group A streptococcus (or Strep A) is knowing to cause scarlet fever; throat infections and in very rare cases invasive disease; where the bacterium enters the bloodstream or tissue and can trigger sepsis and toxic shock. The analysis suggests the new strain has increased in numbers among cases of scarlet fever; throat infections and much…