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Planned Delivery

Fatal Pregnancy Complication Reduced By Planned Delivery

The team from the Department of Women & Children’s Health at King’s carried out a trial comparing the current and new methods in women suffering from pre-eclampsia at 34-37 weeks of pregnancy, to see if they could reduce adverse outcomes for the mother such as hypertension, and without impacting substantially on the baby. They found…

Albuminuria

Changes In Albuminuria, EGFR Serve As Clinical End Points In CKD

A recently published report found early changes in both albuminuria and eGFR to be effective; and reliable end points for use in clinical trials determining chronic kidney disease progression. According to a press release from the National Kidney Foundation; these findings may accelerate clinical trials thereby quickening the approval of new therapies to slow disease…

Potassium channel

Potassium Channel Help Develop Drugs For Life-Threatening Conditions

In every living cell, from free-living bacterium to neurons in the human brain; highly specialized small conduits, known as potassium channel, are responsible for unparalleled selective; and extremely rapid transport of K+-ions across the cell membrane. However, this unique transport mechanism of K+-ions defines the correct functional behavior of every living cell, and by extension;…

Surveillance Program Could Help Prevent Ebola Outbreaks

Surveillance Program Could Help Prevent Ebola Outbreaks

According to the community-based wildlife mortality; the surveillance program could help prevent Ebola outbreaks. Human Ebola epidemics, like the current outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo, are known to start from a contact with wildlife infected with Ebola virus. In the early 2000s a series of such outbreaks in Central Africa began from different…

Anesthesiology

Several Methods For Pain Management After Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery

The researches find that There is no defined gold standard for pain management after video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS) for pneumothorax. In addition to systemic analgesia; various loco-regional analgesic techniques have been propose but remain poorly evaluate in this context. They aimed to assess the analgesic efficacy of several of these techniques for the management of…

Nepali Foods Are Linking To Have Poor Health Conditions

Nepali Foods Are Linking To Have Poor Health Conditions

According to the study conducting in Nepal showing that many of the house holds making breakfast cereals quickly becoming a staple. Finally which is showing an ultra processing foods are linking to have poor health.  As popular international brands have a heavy presence in the Nepali market. The cereals are generally made from roasted grain…

Measuring Of Handgun Purchase Linked To Firearm Injuries

Measuring Of Handgun Purchase Linked To Firearm Injuries

Firearm injuries; Spikes in handgun purchases in 2012 after Sandy Hook and the re-election of President Obama have been linked to a 4% increase in firearm injury in California, a UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP) study has fInd. The UC Davis School of Medicine study, will be published August in Injury Epidemiology, assess…

Rheumatoid arthritis

Methotrexate-Biologics Combo, Better Outcomes In Rheumatoid Arthritis

The combination of methotrexate with TNF inhibitors or non-TNF biologics provides better outcomes than methotrexate monotherapy in adults with early rheumatoid arthritis (RA), according to a new systematic review and network meta-analysis. “This study lends support to the use of early combination therapy in patients with moderate to severe disease who do not have an…

HIV Vaccine Protection Identifying A Transcriptional Signature In B Cells

HIV Vaccine Protection Identifying A Transcriptional Signature In B Cells

The study providing a new sequencing that the insight into HIV vaccine protection; Identifying a transcriptional signature in B cells associating with protection; from SIV or HIV infection in five independent trials of HIV-1 vaccine candidates. The gene expression signature was finding to correlate with protection in the only human HIV vaccine trial; that previously…

2D And 3D Arrays Of Silicon Electrodes Are Prohibitively Fragile

2D And 3D Arrays Of Silicon Electrodes Are Prohibitively Fragile

As many existing 2D and 3D arrays of silicon electrodes are prohibitively fragile and expensive, and thus they are impractical for use in many contexts. Additionally, these existing arrays have a relatively low density of electrodes, meaning that they cannot achieve the resolution required for applications such as precision neuroprosthetics. By this new manufacturing method…

Microbiota In Home Indoor Air May Protect Children From Asthma

Microbiota In Home Indoor Air May Protect Children From Asthma

Large amounts of a certain type of bacteria, most likely from outdoors, may reduce the child’s risk of developing asthma. This was shown by a new study by the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) that analyzed the microbiota of over 400 Finnish homes. However, the study was unable to identify individual bacterial taxa…