A simple vitamin cocktail to treat sepsis has shaken up the medical world, raising hopes of a more effective treatment for one of history's great killers, suggests the study
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According to a new study, researchers have evidence that a higher proportion of male to female sex hormones was associated with a significantly increased relative cardiovascular disease risk. In an analysis of data collected from more than 2,800 women after menopause. The researchers caution that theirs was an observational study that was not designed or able to show or prove cause and effect. They suggest that having a more male-like hormone profile seems to increase the risk of heart disease and strokes in postmenopausal women independent of other risk factors.
Recipients of the herpes zoster subunit vaccine (HZ/su), consisting of varicella-zoster virus glycoprotein E (gE) and AS01B Adjuvant System, develop robust immune responses, according to a study published in the issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases.
Tuberculosis, or TB, is a serious bacterial infection that attacks the lungs. It affects one-third of the global population and has been making a comeback here in the United States. Researchers are teaming up to see if a better option deep in the ocean.
Antibodies are known to have an important role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis (RA), one of the most prevalent chronic inflammatory diseases which primarily involves the joints
Researchers have been working together with an international team have now discovered by looking at examples from different languages. Speakers hesitate or make brief pauses filled with sounds like "uh" or "uhm" mostly before nouns. Such slow-down effects are far less frequent before verbs.
The RIOCATH®(Reversal Inside-Out CATHeterisation) design greatly reduces the risk of introducing infection into the body as well as the trauma of sensitive tissues. So far, private investors have invested more than two million euros in the development. Clinical trials will begin by the end of this year and the first product market entry is expected in 2019.
A study determines whether CKIP-1 was also involved in the regulation of cardiac remodeling induced by microgravity. The human cardiovascular system has adapted to Earth's gravity of 1G. The microgravity during space flight can induce cardiac remodeling and decline of cardiac function. At present, the mechanism of cardiac remodeling induced by microgravity remains to be disclosed.
Abusive head trauma (AHT), a medical diagnosis of infants and young children who suffer from inflicted intracranial and associated spinal injuries, is often misrepresented in legal proceedings of child abuse, according to a consensus statement supported by nine pediatric and radiology international organizations published in Pediatric Radiology. The statement outlines consensus of evidence-based medical opinion on AHT to confirm the validity of the diagnosis and serve as a tool for the legal system.
A radiotherapy drug that treats the rare neuroendocrine cancers pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma can be useful and safe for patients, according to the findings by researchers of the University of Pennsylvania.