In U.S, the amount of time spent sleeping has dropped significantly in the past 20 years with around 25% of women and 16% of men experiencing sleep deprivations. The lead author Dr. Sirimon Reutrakul said, “Links between reduced sleep duration and increased diabetes risk have been reported in several large studies in non-pregnant populations.”
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A research study published in Science Translational Medicine reported that an algorithm for a robotic rehabilitation method was developed which helped individuals to recover their gait again after neurological injuries.
The study published in Circulation Research stated that common anti-allergy drugs can be used to treat potentially fatal blood clots in the legs. The study established novel treatments that prevent deep vein thrombosis (DVT) which either caused by long-haul flights or other situations correlated to prolonged periods of immobility.
New research revealed that a test facilitated early diagnosis of Lyme disease and improved treatment outcomes. Prior studies were unable to distinguish Lyme disease from similar, less severe tick-borne conditions.
An inflammatory bowel disease is a group of inflammatory conditions such as Crohn's and ulcerative colitis. Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory condition of the gastrointestinal tract. Symptoms include abdominal pain, fever, exhaustion, nausea, and chronic diarrhea. At present, there is no complete cure for Crohn's disease. Current treatments include steroids that help to stop the inflammatory process, relieve symptoms and avoid surgery.
A new study published in the August issue of The BMJ revealed that prolonged breastfeeding could avert the risk of endometriosis. Women who breastfeed for longer are at lower risk of endometriosis.
A new study reported that selectively removing a stem cell transcription factor promoted traumatic brain injury (TBI) recovery in adult mice. The study was published in the journal Cerebral Cortex
According to a new study, Dr Stefano Vanin found a Chinese migrant fly on cadavers in Italy for the first time, but the insect is currently also being found in Spain and Portugal. An insect which was mainly seen in China and in South America, but now it’s been found in Europe. The study of these insects would help the Forensic entomologists who are involved in investigating death time by studying the infestation of human cadavers. Dr Stefano Vanin with his associates are investigating about the insects.
MR is a cardiac condition, in which leakage occurs in one of the heart valves. MR is progressively diagnosed across the world, specifically among older adults, is an avoidable consequence of aging, as presumed, but can be prevented.
A study was conducted by a team of nurse-researchers from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and the University of Pennsylvania School Of Nursing (Penn Nursing) to learn about the coping mechanisms for stress. A total of 14 mothers of critically ill infants were studied to explore the feasibility of mindfulness as a stress-reduction technique. The study is published in the Journal of Pediatric Nursing.
According to an article published in the July 2017 issue of the American Journal of Roentgenology (AJR), development in the imaging techniques of neonatal soft-tissue tumors can help radiologist to understand soft-tissue tumors and improve neonatal patient care.
A new study found that the amount of time spent sitting and the way in which sitting time is accumulated during the day contributes to the risk of early death. There was a raised risk of mortality associated with those sitting for one to two hours at a time without moving than adults who accrue the same amount of sedentary time in shorter bouts, published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.