A portable device used by optometrists and ophthalmologists may aid in diagnosing schizophrenia, as well as help, predict relapse, evaluate symptom severity, and assess treatment effectiveness, new research suggests
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The web page articles and other written materials which are designed to encourage physical activity are often too complicated to be quickly read and understood by most US adults, limiting their effectiveness.
A new study reveals that the human body is an amazing piece of kit made up of trillions of cells that work together to enable you to do everything you want and need to. A medical researcher is appealing to 20,000 members of the public to take part in an online citizen science project about human anatomy.
The WHO Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti has called on African countries to strengthen national blood services to enhance universal access to safe blood. The Regional Director noted that the demand for blood transfusion is increasing.
Researchers at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) recently tested a hydrogel that releases a nerve-protecting agent at the site of injury, restoring independent breathing in rat models
According to a study, researchers examined that Black and Hispanic people may be more likely to have another intracerebral hemorrhage or a stroke caused by bleeding in the brain, than white people. The study was published in the journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
According to a new study, researchers determined that treating severe skin conditions with UV light rather than creams, pills, and injections could save the NHS millions of pounds while improving patient outcomes. The study was published in British Journal of Dermatology.
Embolization the use of various techniques to cut off the blood vessels that feed tissue growth has gained traction over the past few decades to treat cancerous tumors. Scientists have explored another version of embolization, called gas embolotherapy.
A quality improvement (QI) initiative at Boston Medical Center that focused on using non-pharmacologic approaches to care for infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome (NAS) yielded positive short-term outcomes for both the mothers and infants
One form of the disease begins with large open sores that won't heal, then migrates to the nose and lips, rotting them away like a form of leprosy and leaving the victim badly disfigured. Another strain isn't nearly as visibly grotesque, but it's far more deadly, attacking the spleen, liver, and bone marrow.
Researchers team used cryo-electron microscopy to elucidate the structure of the protein, which may generate leads for drug development. The human glutamine transporter ASCT2 is upregulated in several forms of cancer. It is also the docking platform for a wide range of pathogenic retroviruses. The study was published in Nature Structural & Molecular Biology.
Ten times more sensitive than current techniques, the technique allows, from a blood serum sample, to simultaneously detect different biomarkers related to cancer. In 2017 228,482 cases were diagnosed quickly due to early detection techniques.