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Health Care Professionals Better Understand Patient Health Risks

The researches find that the places where people live; learn, work and play affect a wide range of health risks and outcomes – these conditions are called social determinants of health. Screening for social determinants helps health care professionals better understand patient health risks and improves patient health. The health care community generally agrees that…

Evolution of Excisional Surgery Practices For Melanoma

Evolution Of Excisional Surgery Practices For Melanoma

From 2001 to 2016, the use of Mohs surgery for melanoma increase more than threefold; according to a study publish online Aug. 28 in JAMA Dermatology. Michael P. Lee, from Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, and colleagues conduct a national cross sectional analysis involving 79,108 patients undergoing surgical excision for melanoma from Jan. 1,…

Molecular Synthesis Of A Potential Immunosuppressive Agent

Molecular Synthesis Of A Potential Immunosuppressive Agent

According to the study it is showing that the synthesis of a potential immunosuppressive agent; by modification of a naturally occurring compound. In this endeavour, the researchers have employed a masking trick to “hide” a reactive species inside the target molecule. Particularly fascinating are the so-called Natural products. These are substances producing by living organisms;…

Impact Of Certain Gut Bacteria On The Gut Health

Impact Of Certain Gut Bacteria On The Gut Health

The study exploring the impact of gut bacteria on gut health; certain gastrointestinal bacteria cause disease in some people but not others. By this underlying the mechanisms responsible for this impact. Findings from this research should help to improve; the targeting of measures aimed at preventing gastrointestinal diseases. The human gastrointestinal tract is colonizing by…

Treatment For Assessment Of T-Cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia

Treatment For Assessment Of T-Cell Prolymphocytic Leukemia

T-cell ProLymphocytic leukemia (T-PLL) is the most aggressive of all known forms of leukemia. Although many cancer drugs are now available, therapeutic success is limited for T-PLL patients. Until now, no international studies have conduct and stand-alone studies are hardly comparable with each other, since they use different diagnostic and treatment response assessment criteria. T-cell…

General medicine

Plant-Based Diets Risks Worsening Brain Health Nutrient Deficiency

The study find that the plant-based and vegan diets for the good of the planet is commendable, but risks worsening an already low intake of an essential nutrient involved in brain health, warns a nutritionist in the online journal BMJ Nutrition, Prevention & Health. To make matters worse; the UK government has failed to recommend…

Breast Cancer

Triple Negative Breast Cancer Treated By Marine Organisms

But Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute; have received $801,000 from the Florida Department of Health’s Bankhead Coley Cancer Research Program for a project to investigate; the use of marine natural compounds as potential treatments of triple negative breast cancers. This form of breast cancer; which represents about 12 % of breast…

Geriatrics

Center Receives Federal Funding To Improve Health Care For Older Adults

The study find that the community partners are expanding their efforts to improve health care for older adults with the support of a $3.75 million federal grant. Therefore The Health Resources and Services Administration funding will address the growing needs of older adults through UNTHSC’s geriatric training program, but Workforce Enhancement in Healthy Aging and…

Viruses Invade Cells And Manipulate Them To Replicate

Viruses Invade Cells And Manipulate Them To Replicate

The study findings are the role of estrogen receptors in regulating Zika virus infection; and how human papillomavirus (HPV) causes cancer. At the molecular level, viruses invade cells and manipulate them to replicate, survive, and cause disease. Since they depend on human cells for their life cycle, one way viruses co-opt cellular machinery is through protein-protein interactions within their…

Kids With Team Based Extracurricular Activities

Kids With Team Based Extracurricular Activities Have Better Mental Health

Extracurricular activities that nurture a sense of belonging with peers appear to bolster preteen’s mental health, new research from the University of British Columbia suggests. The study, recently published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence, focused on students’ participation in different types of extracurricular activities in Grades 4 and 7, and how participation or…