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According to results of the study from the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), telephone counseling separate from abortion consultation is associated with improved contraception rates after abortion,
Researchers from the UNC School of Medicine used Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for the first time to show then anatomical changes that, over time, progressively differentiate the brains of children with fragile X syndrome from those of children without it.
India’s per capita income has witnessed significant rise from merely ?1,705 in 1960 to ?103,219 in 2016-17. Higher income levels have led to better living conditions and further improved the average Indian’s life expectancy from merely 32 years at independence, lower than even Africa’s average at 38 years, to a commendable 68 years today.
In the research, a team of engineers has looked deep within collagen fibers to see how the body forms new bone and teeth, seeking insights into faster bone healing and new biomaterials
Scientists at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and Center for Microbiome Innovation have combined technologies that detect the presence of microbes and chemicals to identify "who touched what" in a man-made space. The new method, reported in Scientific Reports, could have a variety of applications, including criminal profiling and environmental exposure studies.
A scientist at the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine, has been issued a patent for a drug, known as AB569, that could be used to treat lung infections in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
A prospective cross-sectional study of patients in the postanesthetic care unit (PACU) and a survey of anesthesiologists were thus conducted to evaluate practice and uncover bias in intraoperative pain management. Perioperative pain carries a considerable risk of becoming persistent; hence aggressive preventive approaches are encouraged.
Urothelial cancers of the bladder and upper urinary tract are among the most common cancers encountered worldwide. In the U.S, urothelial cancers are among the most costly cancers to treat. With early diagnosis, followed by surgery, most urothelial cancers can be cured.
Now researchers have developed a highly sensitive and specific non-invasive test as a biomarker for early detection of urothelial cancers. Details of this method known as UroSEEK, are published in eLife.
The substandard study design and reporting of animal studies is compromising the ethical review of proposed human drug trials, according to the researchers from Hannover Medical School, Germany, and McGill University, Canada, reported in the journal PLOS Biology.
A study examining on a simple hormone in all, researcher have found specific forms of it that poke toxic holes in cells, a discovery that he is leveraging into a treatment for patients with diabetes. The study was published in Nature Communication.
A study examines the negative workplace behavior, especially negative communication is a recognized problem in many organizations and is known to have a serious impact on workplace performance, productivity and personal wellbeing. Emergency Departments (ED) can be high-stress environments in which communication and perceptions of respect between physicians and other staff may underlie individual functioning.