Researchers revealed the complex 3D structure of one of the world's most lethal families of plant viruses has been revealed in unprecedented detail by scientists. The structure of Ageratum yellow vein virus at 3.3 Å resolution, using single-particle cryo-electron microscopy. Geminiviruses are responsible for diseases affecting crops, cotton in the Indian subcontinent and tomatoes across Europe. The study was Published in Nature Communications.
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In a new Journal of Bone and Mineral Research study, neither serum C-terminal telopeptide of type I collagen (CTX) nor serum procollagen type 1 amino-terminal propeptide (PINP)—two markers of bone turnover— were associated with hip fracture risk
Twenty states and Union Territories have signed initial agreements to implement the Prime Minister’s scheme to provide health insurance to 10 crore poor families in the country.
People rush to a nursing home to the emergency room. "Do everything possible," it read, with a check approving cardiopulmonary resuscitation. The nurse's mistake was based on a misguided belief that living will automatically include "do not resuscitate" (DNR) orders. Working quickly, Williams-Murphy revived the patient, who had a urinary tract infection and recovered after a few days in the hospital.
The scenario is all too familiar for the majority of parents. The crying, the screaming, and the tantrums as they try to coax their children into the doctor's office for routine immunizations. After all, who can't relate to being fearful and anxious about needles?
Girls in the first birth cohort to be offered and receive the HPV vaccine showed a lower degree of dysplasia which may eventually lead to cervical cancer than a birth cohort from 1983. This is the conclusion of a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Copenhagen, who have been the first to study the vaccine's effect on the general population.
A new study has revealed that middle-aged adults who go under general anesthesia are 29% more likely to suffer from Alzheimer’s disease than those who don’t. Although patients should not be afraid of going under general anesthesia, the study suggests that a patient’s cognitive performance should be checked before and after general anesthesia.
Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai found an elevated risk of major congenital malformations in fetuses after first-trimester exposure to lithium, in the largest study ever to examine the risk of birth defects in lithium-exposed babies
One in 12 adults and one in 11 children in the United States are living with asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The communication between patients and clinicians is an important factor in the proper management of a patient's symptoms and treatment.
Small employers will more easily be able to band together to buy health insurance under rules issued Tuesday by the Trump administration, but the change could raise premiums for plans sold through the Affordable Care Act's online marketplaces, analysts say.
Patients undergoing urological procedures use just over half of their initial prescription of opioids, on average, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Urological Association, held from May 18 to 21 in San Francisco