A study published in Mediators of Inflammation has revealed that different dietary proportions of fish oil regulate inflammatory factors but do not change intestinal tight junction ZO-1 expression in ethanol-fed rats.
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In a new Johns Hopkins study, found that outcomes for alternatives to whole liver transplantation, such as splitting to liver for two recipients or using a part of a liver from a living donor, have improved significantly. The study was published in the Journal of Pediatrics
In this study, researchers observed that space radiation represents a significant health risk for astronauts. Ground-based animal studies indicate that space radiation affects neuronal functions such as excitability, synaptic transmission, and plasticity, and it may accelerate the onset of Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
People who inject drugs (PWID) in Vietnam are disproportionately affected by HIV. While HIV prevalence among the general population aged 15-49 is 0.4%, the prevalence of HIV among people who inject drugs is a staggering 11%, according to UNAIDS.
A new study reported that many well-functioning and highly active older adults experienced back pain, which was linked with poorer perceived and observed walking endurance. The study outcomes were published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society.
According to a new study, researchers from the Colorado State University, an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in 2014-15 in Flint, Michigan, was likely caused by a change in the city's drinking water supply. The study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science (PNAS).
The capital Dhaka was ranked on the Air Quality Index (AQI) as having the worst air pollution in the world.
“We’re planning a number of initiatives to upgrade the AQI of the city,” Dr. Monjurul Hannan of the Department of Environment told Arab News.
A special issue addressing the most up-to-date science on the fate and effects of mercury has now been published in Springer's journal Ambio . Mercury is a complex, multifaceted contaminant which can take many different forms. It is poisonous to humans and wildlife and damaging to the environment .
Products that are "biosimilar" or interchangeable with a licensed biological product hold considerable promise for the treatment of a variety of medical conditions such as rheumatic diseases, and possibly at a reduced cost, according to a study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology.
Self-guided online cognitive behavioral pain management may result in improved “worst” pain but not “average” pain compared with usual care for the treatment of painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), according to a recent study published in the Journal of Pain.
Public-health agencies have long stressed the importance of good education in improving the health of women and young mothers in the developing world. Less focus has been put on the men in these women's lives, however – specifically, how the level of education of partners and fathers, or lack of it, affects how the women care for themselves as sexually active people and expectant mothers.