An Ontario clinical study that shows adding PET imaging to conventional CT imaging to stage locally advanced cervix cancer can change treatment means newly diagnosed women in this province may also receive PET imaging
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Logos Biosystems has released the latest system for electrophoretic tissue clearing, the X-CLARITY™ Tissue Clearing System II. The new system has been upgraded with new features that make it streamlined, easier to use and more intuitive.
Shana Dorsey first saw the purplish wound on her father's lower back as he lay in a suburban Chicago hospital bed a few weeks before his death. Her father, Willie Jackson, grimaced as nursing aides turned his frail body, exposing the deep skin ulcer, also known as a pressure sore or bedsore.
New research published in Diabetologia (the journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes [EASD]) shows that if a woman gains either too much or too little weight during pregnancy, there are adverse effects in children at 7 years of age. The study is by Professor Wing Hung Tam and Professor Ronald C.W. Ma, at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, and colleagues
Researchers have identified how a viral protein, which plays a major role in causing deadly Nipah and Hendra virus infections, targets a critical function in human cells to suppress immune responses and promote fatal disease.
Each day in the United States, 123 people take their own lives. For each of those deaths, at least 25 more people attempt suicide. The statistics from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention support Dr. Ahmad Hameed's opinion that suicide has become a public health crisis.
Hameed, a psychiatrist and vice chair for education in the Department of Psychiatry at Penn State Health, says the problem has become so big because the individuals with mental health disorders don't believe that there is any hope left. The majority of the time those who are suffering want to seek help and they want to live but are ashamed to ask for help.
An intraoperatively placed airway device is well tolerated and maintains nasal patency after rhinoplasty and nasal reconstruction without increasing the risk of incisional dehiscence, researchers in California say.
Newly formed blood vessels may be cracks in the barrier between the bloodstream and the eye, according to a Northwestern Medicine study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
New research raises the possibility that a wider group of people battling substance use disorders may benefit from a relapse-prevention compound than previously thought.
Time-restricted eating (also called time-restricted feeding) is a new dietary concept that involves reducing the time between the first and last calorie consumed each day. There is strong evidence to support the health benefits of time-restricted eating (TRE) in animals, and recent small studies by our research group and others suggest possible benefits for humans, too.
Almost 20% of children and adolescents used prescription medications in 2013 to 2014, and 8.2% of concurrent users of prescription medications in 2009 to 2014 was at risk for a potentially major drug-drug interaction (DDI), according to a study published in the September issue of Pediatrics.