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Surgical Residents Have Lower Salary Expectations

The study find that the general surgery have lower expectations for a minimum starting salary and perceive salary negotiations less favorably than male residents, according to a study published online Aug. 28 in JAMA Surgery. Kelsey Gray, M.D., from the University of California in Los Angeles; and colleagues used data from 407 responses from residents…

Challenges Of Consistently Diagnosing Child Blood Samples

Challenges Of Consistently Diagnosing Child Blood Samples

According to the study, researchers investigating challenges of testing children’s blood; were highlighting the challenges of consistently diagnosing child blood samples; and sourcing healthy samples for research. As the study saying that laboratories test whether levels of blood biomarkers (like sodium and potassium) are within a normal range but defining normal can be difficult, especially…

New Populations Of Immune Cells In The Lungs

Identification Of New Populations Of Immune Cells In The Lungs

Populations; Due to their function; the lungs are constantly exposed to various compounds carried in the air, sometimes harmful, sometimes harmless. The lung immune system plays a pivotal role in deciding or not deciding to mount an immune response in order to sustain respiratory function. In some cases, there is a dysfunction of the immune…

Sleep Apnea That Affects People Health Consequences

Sleep Apnea That Affects People Health Consequences

University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson Professor Sairam Parthasarathy, MD, has award nearly $1.4 million for a peer support program for sleep apnea patients. The funding from the Patient Center Outcomes Research Institute will be use by Dr. Parthasarathy and his research team to implement the findings of a previous research project in which…

Gastroenterology

Colon Cancer Risk From Antibiotic Use Is Through More Cautious

Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center conclude that taking even a single course of antibiotics might boost–albeit slightly the risk of developing colon cancer but not rectal cancer a decade later. The findings, reported in the August 20 issue of the journal Gut ; highlight the need for judicious use of this broad category…

Mouthwash Use Could Inhibit Benefits Of Exercise

Mouthwash Use Could Inhibit Benefits Of Exercise

Exercise is known to reduce blood pressure but the activity of bacteria in our mouths may determine whether we experience this benefit, according to new research. An international team of scientists has shown that the blood pressure lowering effect of exercise is significantly reduced when people rinse their mouths with antibacterial mouthwash, rather than water showing…

Radiation therapy

Mathematical Model Improve Radiation Therapy Of Brain Tumours

The researches find that the a new model to optimize radiation therapy and significantly increase the number of tumour cells killed during treatment. The new mathematical model, outlined in a recent study led by a University of Waterloo student; can use information about where the majority of the cells in a tumour are located allowing…

Transfusion medicine

AFIRE Encourages Less Antiplatelet Use With NOACs In Stable

The researches find that the oral anticoagulation with vs without an antiplatelet agent in patients with both atrial fibrillation (AF) and stable coronary artery disease (CAD). In such patients with or without a history of revascularization, use of a novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC) alone was “noninferior” to the NOAC plus an antiplatelet agent for a…

Timing Of Delivery

Link Between Baby’s Own Genes And The Timing Of Delivery

researchers have considered timing of delivery primarily determined by the mother’s genes and environmental factors. Now, a new international genetic study led by researchers from Denmark’s Statens Serum Institut (SSI); and the iPSYCH Consortium has identified a link between the baby’s own genes and the timing of delivery. The research, which involved the University of…

Worst Outbreak Of Measles In The New York

Worst Outbreak Of Measles In The New York Cities

As measles case reporting are becoming increased day by day in New York hospitals; so by this New York declaring end of worst measles outbreak in three decades. As measles is a highly infectious illness causing by the rubeola virus. But if measles enters an area where the people have never been exposing the result…

Not all hospitals have access to a palliative care team

Not All Hospitals Have Access To A Palliative Care Team

This study was interest to read Charlotte Church’s article (So Nana is dead. I’m glad we got time for a proper goodbye, G2, 26 August) on the excellent palliative care her grandmother received before her death. Not all hospitals have access to a palliative care team and even if they have, they are not on…