Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risk of serious infections, myocardial infarction (MI), and coronary heart disease (CHD), according to a study published in the Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases.
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Symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) can be debilitating and standard treatment can take months, often leaving those affected unable to work or care for their families. But, a new study demonstrated that many PTSD sufferers can benefit from an expedited course of treatment.
The recently approved combination of dolutegravir and rilpivirine is effective for maintaining virological suppression in adults with HIV-1, according to results from the SWORD-1 and SWORD-2 noninferiority studies.
The roll-out of a new National Health Policy, enactment of a mental healthcare law and the launch of a strengthened immunization programme stood out for the Health Ministry in 2017.
The University of Pennsylvania's School of Engineering and Applied Science is the first to convert the entire body's network of bones and muscles into a comprehensive mathematical model. The study findings were published in the journal PLOS Biology.
A new study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine has shown that six months after visiting the emergency room (ER), seniors were 14% more likely to have acquired a disability (an inability to independently bathe, dress, climb down a flight of stairs, shop, manage finances or carry a package, for instance) than older adults of the same age, with a similar illness, who did not end up in the ER.
The objective of this proof-of-concept study was to conduct a series of tests to the hypothesis that Midazolam ( MDZ) is efficacious for treatment of acute Hydrogen sulfide ( H 2 S) -induced mortality and neurotoxicity . This is a groundbreaking study because no prior studies have addressed this question.
In this study, researchers have estimated the effects of Spray Cryotherapy (SCT) on management of healing in patients with nasal polyposis who undergone functional endoscopic sinus surgery. Nasal Polyposis is a benign tumor in nasal or paranasal mucosa, which confronts difficulties in management of healing after treatments with surgery. The aim of this study Nasal polyposis (NP) is a subgroup of chronic rhino sinusitis family which is defined as swellings, inflammation and discharge of nasal or paranasal mucosa.
A researcher examined the study from an Optimal patient positioning is perceived as an essential factor to increase the success of performing neuraxial blockade. A main aim of this study was to evaluate the benefit of using a visual image in addition to verbal instructions to optimize positioning for spinal block. Patient positioning can also independently predict the success of performing neuraxial anesthesia.
An estimated 39397 people were living with HIV in Nepal at the end of 2015. In the same year 1331 people were newly infected with HIV and there were 2263 AIDS-related deaths. Despite steady improvements, the global target to reach 90% treatment coverage is far from being accomplished, as only about 30% of people living with HIV in Nepal were enrolled in treatment.
A new study, published in the scientific journal Nature , shows that two regions in the midbrain play specific roles in controlling the start, speed, and context-dependent selection of locomotion in mice. They are called the Cuneiform Nucleus (CnF) and the pedunculopontine nucleus (PPN).
A major review by UNSW Sydney medical researchers has identified strong evidence that a virus called Enterovirus D68 is the cause of a mystery polio-like illness that has paralyzed children in the US, Canada, and Europe.