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Treatment of Hepatitis C in U.S. Prisons Improves Outcomes

The researches find that the Persons entering prison for Hepatitis C, treating those who have at least 12 months remaining in their sentence; and linking individuals with less than 12 months in their sentence to care upon their release  result in improve health outcomes. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases; researchers find that these approaches provide the…

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Craving and Anxiety in People with Heroin Use Disorder

The researches find that the reduced cue-induce craving and anxiety in individuals with a history of heroin abuse; suggesting a potential role for it in helping to break the cycle of addiction; according to research conduct at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and publish ; May 21 in the American Journal of…

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Clinical Trials of Treatments for Sepsis

The study find that several recent clinical trials of treatments for sepsis, therefore the No. 1 killer of hospitalized patients, have failed. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection injures its own tissues and organs. sepsis isn’t simply one condition but rather many conditions that could benefit from…

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Chemotherapy Better for Older Patients with Advanced Cancers

Chemotherapy, in its most general sense, refers to treatment of disease by chemicals that kill cells, both good and bad; but specifically those of micro organisms or cancerous tumours. Therefore In popular usage; it refers to antineoplastic drugs use to treat cancer or the combination of these drugs into a cytotoxic standardized treatment regimen. Because…

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New Drug for Treatment of Neonatal Epilepsy

A new study suggest that a new drug that inhibits neonatal seizures in rodent models  open up; therefore new avenues for the treatment of epilepsy in human newborns. Researchers have identify that gluconate a small organic compound find in fruit and honey acts as an anticonvulsant; Because  inhibiting seizures ; by targeting the activity of…

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Chemotherapy For Cancerous Cells, Anti-Cancer Drugs

The researches find that chemotherapy can be very efficient in eliminating cancerous cells; therefore anti-cancer drugs affect normal, healthy cells. Damage to healthy cells causes side effects. In order to avoid the undesirable side effects of the cancer medication, the investigation of synthetic peptides, which is  use as active ingredients in the medication; is very…

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A Leap Forward for New Anti-Inflammatory Drugs

Treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases are one step closer as University of Queensland researchers discover a way to stop inflammation in its tracks. A chronic disease is a disease that is long-lasting or recurrent. The term chronic describes the course of the disease; or its rate of onset and development. A chronic course is distinguish from a recurrent…

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Treatment for Patients With Early Stage lung and Breast Cancer

The treatment completion rates before this intervention were 87.3% for white patients versus 79.8%t for black patients. With the intervention in place, treatment completion climbed to 89.5% for white patients and 88.4% for black patients. “These results show promise for all cancer treatment centers;” said Samuel Cykert, MD, professor of medicine at the UNC School…

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Study Predicts More Than 50% Rise in Chemotherapy

To deliver optimal treatment by 2040, a significant expansion of the chemotherapy workforce is needed. Between 2018 and 2040, therefore the number of patients requiring first-line chemotherapy treatment each year is predicted to rise from 9.8 million to 15 million (53%) globally; if there were full application of evidence-based guidelines. Because This is according to…

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Ribosome Biogenesis As New Treatment Strategy for Advanced Cancers

As tumors progress towards advanced stages they dedifferentiate, become more aggressive and lose the characteristics of the origin tissue. They also acquire the migratory capacity that allows the tumor to spread or metastasize to distant sites in the body; eventually causing patient death. For epithelial tumors, to metastasis the tumor cells undergo a process known…

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Green Signal To Man For Neuro Muscular Treatment

As an interim measure, the Delhi High Court has allowed a man suffering from a neuro muscular disease to continue with his ongoing Human Embryonic Stem Cell Therapy treatment. A Division Bench of Justices G.S. Sistani and Jyoti Singh allowed Virender Singh Malik to continue the treatment. Malik was suffering from a rare and life threatening disease Neuro Muscular, which affects the anterior horn of the…

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Tumor DNA Gives Treatment Options For The Most Common Ovarian Cancer

According to a new research, circulating tumor DNA can be used detect treatment options for ovarian cancer patients who don’t benefit from chemotherapy. High-grade serous ovarian cancer (HGSOC) is the most common and aggressive subtype of ovarian cancer. The HGSOC tumors consist of several heterogeneous cell populations with a large number of mutations. This genetic variability makes…