A study led by the University of Granada revealed that 64% of pregnant women suffer from insomnia in the third trimester of pregnancy. This figure is ten times higher than that for women suffering from insomnia prior to pregnancy (6%). The research study was recently published in the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology.
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Vascular thrombosis is an important pathophysiological aspect of sickle cell disease (SCD). This study aimed to investigate the prevalence and clinical impact of factor V Leiden G1691A (FVL) and prothrombin G20210A mutations among Palestinian sickle cell disease (SCD) patients.
A new type of membrane test strip for the quantitative immunochromatographic rapid-test has been developed that will be able to accurately and quickly make an early diagnosis of an acute myocardial infarction through the presence of disease markers in blood, as well as to identify various things such as sepsis, a pregnancy's duration, and viral & bacterial infections.
According to the study, researchers from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) CICD Pilot Registry, they evaluated the mortality and hospitalization rates at 6 months are high among patients with chronic ischemic cardiovascular disease (CICD).
The addition of adjunctive acupuncture to routine rehabilitation therapy after total knee replacement (TKR) surgery may not provide a significant benefit over exercise only to relieve postoperative pain, according to a randomized study published in Pain Medicine.
Researchers developed a new first DNA/RNA single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) panel that will be useful to identify sample mix-ups in biomedical research and for assigning DNA and RNA stains in crime scenes to unique individuals.
Human papillomavirus (HPV), the culprit behind cervical cancer and some forms of head and neck cancer may hide in small pockets on the surface of tonsils in people not known to carry the virus. The finding, reported in the Journal of the American Medical Association, could be pivotal for the prevention of oropharyngeal cancers that form on the tonsils and tongue.
According to this study, researchers showing a trillion of cells in our body share the same genetic information and are derived from a single, fertilized egg. When this initial cell multiplies during fetal development, its daughter cells become more and more specialized. This process, called cell differentiation. The study has been published in Nature Structural and Molecular Biology.
A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine gives insight into the magnitude of rates of arterial and venous thrombosis increased in patients with myeloproliferative neoplasms (MPNs), such as polycythemia vera, essential thrombocythemia, and primary myelofibrosis.
In a new study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, researchers from the University of Sheffield have found vitamin D supplements could help to ease painful Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms.
The study's aim is to estimate the prevalence of High-Risk Human Papillomavirus (HR HPV) infection among Iranian healthy women undergoing routine cervical cancer screening using COBAS HPV typing assay. The results of the current study might help us in making public health decisions regarding the cervical cancer screening and HPV vaccination to prevent and decrease the incidence of this cancer in Iran.
In the previous study, researchers have shown that children at risk of an autism diagnosis respond less to hearing their own name. According to a new study, researchers from Ghent University shows for the first time that the brain response to hearing one's own name is also diminished in adults with an autism diagnosis.