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Ankle fracture

Fewer Malunions, Nonunions Found After Ankle Fracture Surgery

Published results showed ankle fractures surgically treated by orthopedic surgeons had lower rates of malunion; and nonunion than when treated by podiatrists. Jeremy Y. Chan, MD, Julius A. Bishop, MD, and colleagues categorized 11,745 patients who underwent ankle fracture fixation based; on whether they treated by an orthopedic surgeon or a podiatrist. Researchers used ICD-9 codes…

Three Drug Inhalers Used For Respiratory Treatments

Three Drug Inhalers Used For Respiratory Treatments

Prospects for AstraZeneca’s respiratory treatments business improved on Wednesday as a three drug inhalers was shown to ease smoker’s lung and U.S. regulators grant its injectable asthma drug Fasenra special status for a rare lung condition. AstraZeneca said the late stage ETHOS trial of triple drug therapy Breztri Aerosphere, formerly known as PT010; help patients…

Large Diversity Of Cell Types In This Critical Region

Large Diversity Of Cell Types In This Critical Region

The brain’s prefrontal cortex, which gives us our ability to solve problems and plan ahead, contains billions of cells. But understanding the large diversity of cell types in this critical region, each with unique genetic and molecular properties, has been challenging. Scientists have known that much of this diversity results from epigenetics as well as…

language ability

Study Links Low Language Ability And Poor Mental Health

One of the first studies of its kind focusing on South African children’s language ability; and mental health outcomes, has found clear evidence for a link between low language ability; and depression in young people. The study, published today in the journal PLOS One from researchers at the University of Bath (UK) and Stellenbosch University…

Radio therapy

Radiotherapy For The Modern Management Of High-Grade Meningiomas

The researches find that the the impacts of extent of resection and adjuvant radiotherapy on survival of high-grade meningiomas (WHO grade II–III) according to modern diagnosis and management. Patients with high-grade meningiomas are identify in the Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER); database between 2000 and 2015 and used for survival analysis. Propensity score matching…

Suicide

Suicide Rates Climbing, Especially In Rural America

Suicide is becoming more common in America, an increase most pronounced in rural areas, new research has found. The study, which appears online today (Sept. 6, 2019) in the journal JAMA Network Open, also highlights a cluster of factors; including lack of insurance and the prevalence of gun shops; associated with high suicide rates. Researchers…

Knee osteoarthritis

Healthcare Professionals Understand And Manage Knee Osteoarthritis

A new Curtin University-led paper has outlined that many people living with knee osteoarthritis; needlessly suffering or receiving the wrong treatments for their symptoms, recommending a major change in how osteoarthritis is understood and treat. The paper, publish in the British Journal of Sports Medicine; conclude that people with osteoarthritis are often provide potentially risky…

Different Structural And Molecular Biology Techniques For Virus Protein

Different Structural And Molecular Biology Techniques For Virus Protein

According to the study, the researchers making possible by an array of different structural and molecular biology techniques, with the structural component being carried out at Diamond Light Source. The team used three different techniques, Cryo-EM; crystallography and SAXS which are powerful when using on their own; but even more so in combination when addressing…

Hematology

Potential Of Antihistamines That Cause Death Of Leukemic Stem Cells

The study find that the leukaemic Stem Cell group of the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute. This group investigates Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML) and the cell population responsible for the disease spreading; persisting, and if it has been treated and overcome, reappear. AML is one of leukemia with the worst prognosis. Its treatment with chemotherapy…

Parasite Pathogens Have A Real Impact On Brain Function

Parasite Pathogens Have A Real Impact On Brain Function

Innovative study on the parasites showing that these parasites have a real impact on brain function in rodents, independent of long term developmental delays; that can be observing very quickly after initial infection. This means study very likely been underestimating the impact these parasites have on the brain in both children and adults, but particularly…

Patients Avail Of Benefits Of Ayushman Bharat For Dialysis

Patients Avail Of Benefits Of Ayushman Bharat For Dialysis

As the study stating that drop down of the Ayushman Bharat scheme; according to this many patients avail of benefits of Ayushman Bharat for dialysis; gall bladder removal, breathing disorders, kidney failure, cancer care, cardiac stenting, and total hip replacement. Since the scheme was launching in J&K in recent time. But according to this official…