Private dental hospitals will be asked to screen poor patients for free. Govt to fund treatment through existing healthcare plans. With Maharashtra recording the highest number of oral cancer cases in the country, the Devendra Fadnavis government has come up with the country’s first oral health policy, Swashtha Mukh Abhiyan, which will be launched soon.
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In the first study of its kind, researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have found significantly lower birth weights in male infants born to women who had been exposed to trauma at some point in their lives and who secreted higher levels of cortisol, a hormone related to stress, in late pregnancy.The study will be published online in The Journal of Pediatrics.
According to a study, researchers examine careful sample preparation, electron tomography and quantitative analysis of 3D models provide unique insights into the inner structure of reverse osmosis membranes widely used for saltwater desalination wastewater recycling and home use. The study was published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
At the age of 17, Palesh Devi Rajdhobi was married off to a man she had never met. One year later, she gave birth to her first child. Then another, and another. When she was pregnant with her sixth, she knew something was wrong.
“By the time I was taken to the hospital, it was already too late. Two tragedies befell me. I had a stillbirth and started leaking urine constantly,” Ms. Rajdhobi told UNFPA.
Researchers from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and physicians from Spectrum Health have identified for the first time in a human patient a genetic disorder only previously described in animal models
Scientists are studying the factors within a cell that can influence noise. They discovered that for 85% of genes, the noise magnitude is higher in the last step as compared to the first step. You can think of a cell in your body like a miniature factory, creating a final product called proteins, which carry out various tasks and functions.
In this cellular factory, genes control the series of sequential steps needed to create proteins, much like an assembly line moving a product along to completion. This process is known as gene expression. The study was published in the scientific journal Cell Systems.
Carbon monoxide (CO), like many gases, cannot be detected by our human senses. We cannot see it, smell it or taste it. But unlike many gases, small amounts are extremely harmful to us
Researchers examined the effects of aging on neuroplasticity in the primary auditory cortex, the part of the brain that processes auditory information. Neuroplasticity refers to the brain's ability to modify its connections and function in response to environmental demands, an important process in learning.
California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones has filed an insurance-fraud complaint in Alameda County Superior Court alleging that AbbVie provided illegal kickbacks to health care providers for prescribing Humira (adalimumab), Jones said in a teleconference today.
Children with kidney failure due to certain diseases may regain kidney function and therefore no longer need dialysis, and kidney transplantation might be postponed. The findings, which appear in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN), may help clinicians better allocate scarce donor kidneys to pediatric patients