A new poll suggests that many older adults still aren't using online systems to communicate with the doctors and other healthcare providers they rely on despite the widespread availability of such systems.
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Columbia Engineering researcher Sinisa Vukelic has developed a new non-invasive approach to the permanently correct vision that shows great promise in the preclinical models
According to a new study, researchers evaluated that chewing gum while walking increases heart rate and energy expenditure. Although there have been a number of studies which have examined the effect of chewing gum on physiological functions while at rest, none have focused specifically on how it impacts the body while walking, which is the basis for this study.
Zika virus (ZIKV) has affected roughly half a million people in the Western hemisphere in recent years, including US veterans. Older veterans and those with comorbidities are at an increased risk of hospitalizations and neurological complications after a ZIKV infection, researchers now report in PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases.
A recent review found that male doctors in the United Kingdom receive an average £67,788 in basic pay while female doctors get paid £57,569 a year. The gap is of £10,219 or 15%. Overall the NHS has a gender pay gap of 23%.
In the present study, researchers extensively characterized lncRNA expression in mesenchymal cells during commitment and differentiation to the osteoblast lineage using a whole transcriptome sequencing approach (RNA-Seq)
A study determines that to measure rates of parental-report of allergic disorders and ED presentations for allergic disorders in children, and to describe factors associated with either. Allergic disorders are common and increasing, especially in children. Allergic disorders consist of a wide spectrum of conditions, including rashes, atopic eczema, and most worryingly anaphylaxis. They represent an immune response to allergens, which are environmental substances that are normally considered harmless.
Research published in the journal Clinical Science suggests that an immune signalling protein called interleukin (IL)-26 is increased among chronic smokers with lung disease and this involvement reveals disease mechanisms of interest for developing more effective therapy for these hard-to-treat patients.
The kids who develop acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) might be the victims of a triple-whammy stroke of bad luck, according to the provocative new theory from a respected British cancer researcher.
Tripling the dose of vitamin D supplementation for babies does not make their bones any stronger by age two, according to a study in Finland published Tuesday
A study declines that a critical issue for people with a genetic disorder called tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), doctors at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) reported that a skin cream containing rapamycin significantly reduced the disfiguring facial tumors affecting more than 90% of people with the condition. Findings of the multicenter, international study involving 179 people with tuberous sclerosis complex appeared. The study was published in the journal JAMA Dermatology.
A systematic search for violence against women(VAW) legislation identified 124 countries/territories with some type of VAW legislation, of which only 28 mentioned the health sector. This is concerning as it is evident that women experiencing partner violence are more likely to make extensive use of health care services compared to non-abused women.