New technology is bringing the power of augmented reality into clinical practice. The system, called ProjectDR, allows medical images such as CT scans and MRI data to be displayed directly on a patient's body in a way that moves as the patient does.
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Research has revealed the shocking lack of access to essential medicines in India, despite thousands being approved in an attempt to generate wider availability.
According to a new study, researchers examined that an imaging of brain advancement could identify a greater number of stroke patients who can receive therapy. The study shows that one out of three stroke patients who present with at-risk brain tissue on their scans improve and some may walk out of the hospital saved from what would otherwise have been a devastating brain injury. The study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
New research from Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (SBP) is among the first to describe how an mRNA modification occurs in the life of neural stem cells (NSCs). The study was published in Nature Neuroscience , reveals a novel gene regulatory system that may advance stem cell therapies and gene-targeting treatments for neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, and mental health disorders that affect cognitive abilities.
Sandia National Laboratories is developing specialized computer modeling and simulation methods to better understand how blasts on a battlefield could lead to traumatic brain injury and injuries to vital organs, like the heart and lungs.
In recent years, non-communicable diseases (NCDs) have become epidemic in Bangladesh. Behaviour changing interventions are key to prevention and management of NCDs. A great majority of people in Bangladesh have low health literacy, are less receptive to health information, and are unlikely to embrace positive health behaviours.
In a meta-analysis, researchers have found that long-term night shift work in women was associated with risk for nearly a dozen types of cancer. The study outcomes might help establish and implement effective measures to protect female night shifters.
According to a new study led by King's College London, adolescents who have experienced some form of racism between the ages of 11 and 23 are more likely to take up smoking than those who have not.
A team led by scientists at Northwestern Medicine has discovered a new epithelial receptor for Epstein-Barr virus, according to a study published in the journal Nature Microbiology.
Bronchiolitis is an inflammation of the small airways in the lung. It is responsible for about 130,000 admissions each year. Sometimes these young patients have symptoms reminiscent of a bad cold with a fever, cough and runny nose. Other times, bronchiolitis causes breathing troubles so severe that these children end up in the intensive care unit.
According to a study led by Georgia State University, researchers have developed a universal vaccine to combat influenza A viruses that produces long-lasting immunity in mice and protects them against the limitations of seasonal flu vaccines.