A new study published in the recent issue of the journal Cell, suggests that whole genome sequencing could provide better insight into the genetic abnormalities underlying autism. Whole genome sequencing is a technique that is rapidly becoming more available and affordable, which provides complete genetic information of an individual.
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Topically applied Nitric oxide- releasing nanoparticles (NO-np) are a viable cure for deep fungal infections of the skin caused by dermatophytes, for which systemic antifungals are currently used, dermatologists found.
Tinnitus is a condition in which an individual experiences constant sensation of ringing or buzzing in the ears. It is the chronic perception of sound when there is no internal or external acoustic source.
The scientists at OHSU demonstrate why a standard antidepressant medication may worsen tinnitus. The action of serotonin (neuromodulator in the brain) was studied, published in the journal Cell Reports.
The present retrospective study tracked around 75,000 hospitalized facial cellulitis patients data received from the two years of national records and tried to determine factors that related to outcomes, such as the cost of healthcare resources.
Researchers from Indiana University School of Medicine reported that an antiviral drug could be used as a treatment for people who suffer from increased feelings of aggression after traumatic brain injury. The findings were published in the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation.
A new study published in the recent issue of the Journal of Psychopharmacology revealed that treatment with classic psychedelic drugs such as psilocybin, lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) and mescaline could decrease the likelihood of an antisocial criminal behavior.
A new study published in the November issue of Social Science & Medicine described the role of spatial peers in a diffusion of information about healthcare. The study utilizes the usage of medical coverage program in Karnataka, India that provided free tertiary care to poor families to assess the issues.
In rural Asia, highly hazardous pesticides are frequently used in acts of self-poisoning and suicide. However, two studies had reported that instead of concentrating on secure storage, global policies on highly hazardous pesticides should concentrate on National bans to decrease the suicidal cases.
Weekend effect: Mortality risk increased if admitted to intensive care units at the weekend compared to weekdays.
A study involving 119 Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in Austria reported a greater risk of death when admitted to the ICU at the weekend compared to a weekday. Alternately, the risk of dying in the ICU on the weekend was lower than on a weekday. This emphasized the complexity of the so-called 'weekend effect.' The study was published in the journal Critical Care.
The researcher's new study showed that by using ultrasound imaging in future wearable devices such as smart watches senses hand movements. The research team presented their work in worlds most important on human-computer interfaces , ACM CHI 2017 held in Denver, USA.