A new study led by 12 centers in China, the U.S., and Spain showed that HLA-mismatched micro-transplant improved complete remission and good overall survival rate among older AML Patients.
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Study found wearable robotic exoskeleton could alleviate crouch gait in children with cerebral palsy
Researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that cerebral palsy (CP) limited mobility and independence of the children throughout their lives. The study was published in the journal Science Translational Medicine.
A multinational team of researchers in their new study described the biological basis of a severe neurodegenerative disorder in children for the first time, which has been published in The American Journal of Human Genetics.
According to the researchers from the University of British Columbia and Chinese scientists, Alzheimer’s disease could be triggered by breakdowns elsewhere in the body. Drug therapies might be able to stop or slow the disease without acting directly on the brain. However, drugs could target the kidney or liver, ridding the blood of a toxic protein before it ever reaches the brain. The findings are published in Molecular Psychiatry.
Researchers from LSTM Cochrane Infectious Diseases Group published two reviews in Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, provides better insight into the safety of mefloquine (Lariam) for preventing malaria in travellers.
Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are widely prescribed anti-depression drugs. However, the superiority over placebo is questioned which in turn is a topic of debate among the clinicians and researchers. The researchers from Uppsala University reported that the way of the treatment description to the patients is important as the treatment itself.
The children were in lack of enough food, clean water and healthcare facilities. A report "Outcast and Desperate" showed that, up to 12,000 more children join them every week, fleeing violence or hunger in Myanmar, often still troubled by atrocities they witnessed. When the UN declared to initiate the "ethnic cleansing" campaign following insurgent attacks, since then almost 600,000 Rohingya refugees have left northern Rakhine state.
A new study presented at IDWeek 201 suggest that sufficient intake of water might reduce the risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) in women who are more prone to the disease. Women who increased their water intake were ~50% less likely to get UTIs compared to women who did not.
Among vaccine-preventable diseases, measles is one of the major causes of death in children. Although the disease incidence has reduced by about 90% since vaccinations were introduced, regular measles epidemics are reported in developing countries, while as recurrent episodic outbreaks are observed in the developed world.
In the UK, allergic rhinitis is common and affects between 10-15% of children and 26% of adults. The guidance on the diagnosis and management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis would be published in The Standards of Care Committee of the British Society for Allergy & Clinical Immunology (BSACI) and it is predicted that the guidelines would help the healthcare professional to diagnose allergic rhinitis.
New treatment has advanced toward human trials for chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection. Researchers at the Southwest National Primate Research Center (SNPRC) provided proof this novel therapeutic approach and drug delivery mechanism would be safe and effective
New research found that playing a game designed to spur conversation encouraged advance care planning. The study was published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.