According to research presented at the American Academy of Ophthalmology, a new gene therapy showed a way of treating patients who had lost their sight to an inherited retinal disease. Currently, there are no treatments available for inherited retinal diseases.
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A study published in an issue of Vaccine reported that the high-dose influenza vaccine among middle-aged adults with chronic health conditions could be cost-effective and protect lives.
The Human Research Program (HRP) of NASA focused on investigating the effects of radiation on the human body and developing ways to monitor and protect against such silent hazard.
Nurses who are regularly exposed to disinfectants through their careers may be at an increased risk of developing a chronic lung disorder called as a chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A new study presented (11th September 2017) at the European Respiratory Society International Congress held in Milan, stated the above
The beneficial bacteria in yogurt and other dairy products might reduce disease symptoms in certain patients with lupus. The researchers from Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine (VMCVM) have revealed through their findings.
A new study published in the British Journal of Hematology described a 'microdeletions' based risk scoring system for children with leukaemia. The system would pave doctors the way to predict the chance of relapse in a subset of lower risk children. The advanced system opens up the possibility of successful childhood leukaemia treatment.
According to a new research published in Obesity, the weight gain in early gestation was more influential on the infant size at birth. This is the largest analysis done ever to know the impact of weight gain in early pregnancy on neonatal size.
The researchers mimicked the spider's ability to form the silk proteins into structures. The developed new technique can form silk structures without relying on chemicals that compromise their usefulness in medical applications. The study was published in Advanced Materials.
In any emergency department (ED), triage is an initial step for a patient’s care process to recognize critically ill patients and assign priority treatment levels. Scott Levin and associates in the Department of Emergency Medicine developed an electronic triage tool to differentiate patient triage levels. The study published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine.
According to the new research published in the Journal of Urology, long-term testosterone replacement therapy in hypogonadal men can significantly improve both sexual and urinary function as well as the quality of life.
According to the report of All-Party Parliamentary Carbon Monoxide Group and Policy connect report, there is no routine detection of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning symptoms in the healthcare system.