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Importance Of Gut Bacteria In Immune System

Most people might be aware of the importance of a healthy gut, which depends on the healthy gut microbiota. Few things disturb like, social events or even travel experiences, worry, pain, and embarrassment lead to malfunctioning of the intestinal system.

A Pointed Debate on Acupuncture for Pain

Some recognize acupuncture as a safe alternative to drugs, while others argue there's no reliable evidence of clinical benefit and potential for harm. So, should physicians recommend acupuncture for chronic pain? Experts debate the issue in The BMJ.

An Integrated Community Health Worker Intervention, Nepal

The proposed study will evaluate the efficacy and implementation process of the integrated RMNCH intervention using CHWs as a national pilot. Researchers chose a type 2 hybrid effectiveness-implementation study to evaluate the effectiveness of the integrated intervention and the implementation process.

They utilize the RE-AIM research framework, which has been utilized for other studies of women’s health and child health, to guide the evaluation of the implementation process. The RE-AIM is designed to improve the sustainable adoption of effective, generalizable, and evidenced-based interventions that can be scaled and, ideally, shape broader policy environments.

Prosthetic Memory System Successfully Demonstrated in Humans

Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the University of Southern California (USC) have successfull implemented a prosthetic memory system in humans, which uses a person's own memory patterns to facilitate the brain's ability to encode and recall memory, an important step towards finding a way to restore memory loss.