The latest research into finding medications to aid the passage of ureteral or kidney stones has shown that tamsulosin is not effective for patients across the board. Previously approved to help men experiencing enlarged prostates, tamsulosin is an Alpha-1 blocker that, in small studies, had been found to be a promising aid to passing kidney stones
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With vector-borne diseases posing an increasing public health threat to communities in South Florida and elsewhere, a new study led by public health researchers has revealed that ornamental bromeliad plants contribute to breeding of the Aedes aegypti mosquito — a key culprit for the Zika outbreak that hit Miami-Dade County and other areas of Florida and the Americas in 2016. Aedes aegypti was the most dominant species of mosquito in the study's test sites.
Most patients with myelofibrosis, a rare chronic disorder of the hematopoietic cells of the bone marrow, benefit from drugs from the JAK2 inhibitor class: symptoms are relieved, survival extended and general quality-of-life enhanced.
The findings, published in the June 15 issue of Journal of Comparative Neurology, provide an experimental model that will advance research into conditions like pain and hypersensitivity to cold and help researchers to continue to unravel the multifaceted ways touch is represented in the brain
Major physician and medical groups on filed a brief in a federal court to maintain key provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), including protections for people with preexisting conditions.
A study published in Age and Ageing found that despite death rates in the UK now being much lower than in the 1990s, the relationship between higher levels of frailty and mortality remains unchanged.
According to the research, scientists explained that higher weight gain during pregnancy increases the risk of preeclampsia in women giving birth for the first time
A study conducted at Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital (JDWNRH) has found that nipple sore is one of the most common problems lactating mothers face.