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Autism

Autism Study Stresses Importance Of Communicating With Infants

A new language-skills study that included infants later diagnosed with autism; suggests that all children can benefit from exposure to more speech from their caregivers. Dr. Meghan Swanson, assistant professor at The University of Texas at Dallas, is the corresponding author of the study, published online in Autism Research. It is the first to extend…

Self Killing Of Cancer Cells By Perturbing Ion Homeostasis

Self Killing Of Cancer Cells By Perturbing Ion Homeostasis

According to the research study, the researchers have describing a new mechanisms; which inducing the self-killing of cancer cells by perturbing ion homeostasis. By this the study developing an helical polypeptide potassium ionophores; that lead to the onset of programmed cell death. The ionophores increase the active oxygen concentration to stress endoplasmic reticulum to the…

Breast Cancer

Link Between Forms Of Menopausal Hormone Therapy And Breast Cancer

An international collaboration, using data from more than 100,000 women with breast cancer; from 58 epidemiological studies worldwide, has found that using MHT associated with an increased risk of breast cancer; and that some increased risk persists for more than a decade after use stops. The findings, published in The Lancet, suggest that all types…

PTSD

New Medication To Improve Effects Of Psychological Treatment For PTSD

A medication that boosts the body’s own cannabis-like substances; endocannabinoids, shows promise to help the brain un-learn fear memories when these are no longer meaningful. These results, obtained in an early-stage; experimental study on healthy volunteers at Linköping University in Sweden; give hope that a new treatment developed for post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD. The study…

Mitochondria's Role In The Center Of Metabolism Activity

Mitochondria’s Role In The Center Of Metabolism Activity

As mitochondria, is the cell’s power stations; release quick bursts of heat by unleashing the power storing in an internal proton battery; the researchers finding. Better understanding of this process could point to new targets for treating obesity and cancer. Producing heat is part of the mitochondria’s role in the center of metabolism activity. It…

Inflammation Trigger Silent Genetic Defect, Causes Lung Damage

Inflammation Trigger Silent Genetic Defect, Causes Lung Damage

Lung Damage; In this study researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have find that inflammation in the lungs, trigger by something as simple as the flu, may wake up a silent genetic defect that causes sudden onset cases of pulmonary hypertension, a deadly form of high blood pressure in the lungs. “It’s a…

Pharmacology

Magnetic Compounds Reduce Toxicity Of Heavy Metal Cancer Treatment

The researches find that the Despite their toxicity, heavy metals have been used in medicine for hundreds of years and their importance as treatment options are undisputed. They have therapeutic applications across a range of indications, including microbial infections, ulcers; arthritis and they have proved especially valuable in the battle against cancer.  Arsenic, antimony, gold,…

Game Design For Rehabilitating Kids suffering From Cognitive Impairment

Game Design For Rehabilitating Kids suffering From Cognitive Impairment

In this study researcher used a game design for sub-Saharan Africa, Michigan State University researchers are rehabilitating children who suffer from cognitive impairment after surviving life-threatening diseases such as malaria and HIV. Known as Brain Powered Games, the project is the first of its kind, now providing both rehabilitation and computer-based assessment for African children. “The…

Rehabilitation Programs For Heart Attack Patients To Recovery

Rehabilitation Programs For Heart Attack Patients To Recovery

In this study the following a heart attack or other cardiac event, it’s important for patients to exercise and eat healthier. But lack of motivation and follow through, among other factors, often lead to further health events. A virtual cardiac rehabilitation program, which includes the use of wearable smart devices and healthy lifestyle coaching, reduced…

Lower Risk For Heart Failure With New Type 2 Diabetes

Lower Risk For Heart Failure With New Type 2 Diabetes Drug

The new drug type for type 2 diabetes, SGLT2 inhibitors, are associated with a reduced risk of heart failure and death; as well as of major cardiovascular events, a major Scandinavian registry study led from Karolinska Institutet reports in The BMJ. Cardiovascular disease is a serious complication of type 2 diabetes. The new SGLT2 inhibitors; which…

Dry Eye

Poor Acuity Linked To Vision-Related Symptoms In Dry Eye

Identification of the association of specific signs of dry eye disease with specific visual function; deficits may allow for more targeted approaches to treatment. The purpose of this study was to explore the association of dry eye signs; and symptoms with visual acuity (VA) and contrast sensitivity in the Dry Eye Assessment and Management study. Poor…