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Natural Genetic Differences Can Affect Heart Health

Natural Genetic Differences Can Affect Heart Health

Genetic Differences; The biggest risks for cardiovascular disease are smoking and poor diet. However, different people are more susceptible to heart disease base on very slight differences in their genes, called variants. While there have been many studies that have link variants to cardiovascular traits; it’s unclear whether these variants have functional consequences, like alter…

Cellular Functions Depend On The Functionality Of Proteins

Cellular Functions Depend On The Functionality Of Proteins

Cellular functions depend on the functionality of proteins, and these functions are disturbed in diseases. A core aim of cell biological research is to determine the functions of individual proteins and how their disturbances result in disease. One way to study protein functions is to examine the effects of rapidly removing them from cells. During…

Immune hematology

Oral Immunotherapy With Higher Baseline Eosinophil Counts

The researches find that the higher baseline absolute eosinophil counts (AECs) are associated with an increased risk of oral immunotherapy induced gastrointestinal symptoms and eosinophilic responses (OITIGER); researchers from Israel report.Up to 30% of patients experience non-IgE gastrointestinal symptoms during oral immunotherapy (OIT); and almost all of these patients show significant increases in their peripheral…

Anesthesiology

Device Related Error In Patient Controlled Analgesia

The researches find that the patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is one of the most popular and effective methods for managing postoperative pain. Various types of continuous infusion pumps are available for the safe and accurate administration of analgesic drugs. Here we report the causes and clinical outcomes of device-related errors in PCA. Acute pain control is…

Social Stress

Adolescent Exposed To Pollution Show Greater Reactivity To Social Stress

Adolescents exposed to higher levels of fine-particle air pollutants; have heightened autonomic nervous system reactions to social stress, reports a study in Psychosomatic Medicine: Journal of Biobehavioral Medicine; the official journal of the American Psychosomatic Society. The journal is published in the Lippincott Portfolio by Wolters Kluwer. Teens with anxiety and depression appear to be…

Medical genetics

Cell-Free DNA Detects Pathogens And Quantifies Damage

The study find that “A Cell-Free DNA Metagenomic Sequencing Assay that Integrates the Host Injury Response to Infection,” published Aug. 26 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, presents a technique to identify viruses and bacteria in the human body and quantify injuries to organs by using dead fragments of DNA, called cell-free DNA,…

Space station

Study In Space Station Seeks To Find Causes Of Major Diseases

The International Space Station experiment is looking for what triggers these diseases; by studying how nerve and immune brain cells interact. The experiment, carried to the space station aboard the SpaceX CRS-18 cargo flight; will look at what is causing damage to the nervous system that is common in both illnesses; and reveal how living…

Consumers Receives Background Information On Palliative Care

Consumers Receives Background Information On Palliative Care

Nearly 80% of consumers who received background information on palliative care said they would choose it for themselves or their loved ones; according to a recent survey by the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). However, a lack of public awareness persists. CAPC’s survey is designed to track awareness, perceptions; attitudes and interest in palliative…

General medicine

Pre-Approved Prescription Drugs Have Not Completed The FDA Approval

A New research to be published in an upcoming issues of the INFORMS journal Manufacturing & Service Operations Management reveals a large number of drug manufacturers are failing to complete the approval process; meaning a significant number of drugs on the market are not yet fully approve. Therefore Part of program’s requirement is that manufacturers…

Increase Of The Mortality Rates In Ebola Survivors

Increase Of The Mortality Rates In Ebola Survivors

According to the study, the researchers describing that mortality rates in Ebola survivors; after hospital discharge could be 5 times higher comparing with the general population. Ebola survivors may be at increased risk of death in the first year after hospital discharge, particularly those who spent longer in hospital. The mortality in Ebola survivors was…

Family medicine

Health Care Debate Is Front And Center During The Presidential Campaign

The researches find that the pronouncements lies a conundrum: whether to stray beyond efforts underway to improve the nation’s health care system loosening insurance regulations, talking about drug prices, expanding tax-free health savings accounts to develop an overarching plan. For the White House, it’s a fraught decision. A comprehensive plan could be a lightning rod…

Lung Cancer Screening

Lung Cancer Screening Can Improve Survival Of Lung Cancer Patient

Kentucky has the highest rate of lung cancer in the country, and is the leading cause of cancer related death in the United States. It claims more lives each year than breast; prostate and colorectal cancers combined. With early detection, lung cancer is very treatable, and lung cancer screening throughout the state have help detect…