Download PDF A large observational study was presented at the Acute Cardiovascular Care 2019 a European Society of Cardiology (ESC) congress. It has found that heart attack patients survive longer if they are taken to heart centres early. Most patients admitted directly to heart care centres were mostly older and male. This finding was interpreted […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A new study led by University of Manchester scientists has revealed that babies born by In Vitro Fertilisation at St Mary’s Hospital in Manchester have increased in birthweight by nearly 200g over the past 25 years. The research – published in the journal Human Reproduction – highlights a possible change between babies born […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF In the largest such study so far undertaken, US researchers have shown that testosterone replacement slows the recurrence of prostate cancer in low-risk patients. This may call into question the general applicability of Nobel-Prize winning hormonal prostate treatment. The work is presented at the European Association of Urology congress in Barcelona. Background Doctors […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Immunohistochemistry for alpha-synuclein showing positive staining (brown) of an intraneural Lewy-body in the Substantia nigra in Parkinson’s disease. Credit: Wikipedia Scientists have gained clues into how a Parkinson’s disease treatment, called deep brain stimulation, helps tackle symptoms. The early-stage study, by researchers at Imperial College London, suggests the treatment boosts the number and […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Wireless earphones could be releasing potentially carcinogenic radiation into the heads of the users, finds a new study. Mohd Syis Zulkipl | Shutterstock A group of 250 experts and researchers have signed a petition to the United Nations and World Health Organisation to stop the use of these and other wireless devices. The […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF A University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing and Health Innovation professor will use a series of grants totaling approximately $6.575 million during the next five years to attack a variety of debilitating musculoskeletal diseases. Marco Brotto–the George W. and Hazel M. Jay Professor in the college, and an internationally renowned scientist […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — The first human study of a pill designed to replace injections of biologics is today being announced by Rani Therapeutics, the inventor of the RaniPill™ capsule. The human study follows more than 100 animal studies testing the RaniPill capsule’s delivery of drugs such as insulin […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF In response to continuous optogenetic stimulation to their striatal output neurons, mice turned in one direction, as is typical of mouse models of Parkinson’s disease. When exposed to pulsed stimulation, the animal’s brain activity normalized and they turned the opposite direction. Credit: Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology The tell-tale tremors of Parkinson’s […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Patients with prostate, bladder or kidney cancers are at greater risk of dying if they have had psychiatric care prior to the cancer treatment. In addition, patients with these cancers show greater suicide risk than the general population, even once the data is corrected for previous psychiatric care. These are the main findings […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Cordycepin is an active compound isolated from the caterpillar fungus Cordyceps militaris and has proved to be effective in treating osteoarthritis by blocking inflammation in a new way, through reducing a process called polyadenylation. The research was undertaken by scientists from the University of Nottingham and supported by funding from Versus Arthritis. The findings […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Stanford today launched the new Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, known as HAI. Its aim is to study, guide and develop human-centered artificial intelligence technologies and applications and advance the goal of a better future for humanity through AI, according to a university announcement. Its co-leaders will be John Etchemendy, PhD, and Fei-Fei Li, PhD, […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The choices we make every day can have a lasting effect on our heart and vascular health. Adopting a heart healthy eating plan, getting more exercise, avoiding tobacco and managing known risk factors are among the key recommendations in the 2019 Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease guideline from the American College of Cardiology […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The two-gene medication has been proven to recover motor functions in rats. After several months of treatment, rodents were able to use previously paralyzed limbs. Researchers at Kazan Federal University are now seeking pre-clinical trial investment. One of the problems with spinal cord injuries is that after they occur, a connective tissue cicatrix […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF What is food allergy testing? A food allergy is a condition that causes your immune system to treat a normally harmless type of food as if was a dangerous virus, bacteria, or other infectious agent. The immune system response to a food allergy ranges from mild rashes to abdominal pain to a life-threatening […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine today presented preliminary results of the Apple Heart Study, an unprecedented virtual study with over 400,000 enrolled participants. The researchers reported that wearable technology can safely identify heart rate irregularities that subsequent testing confirmed to be atrial fibrillation, a leading cause of stroke and hospitalization […]Continue Reading ...
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