Download PDF The Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics (JMPT), the official scientific journal of the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), published an update to a previously issued evidence-based clinical practice guideline on chiropractic management of low-back pain (LBP). The update, which revised and combined three previous guidelines, supports that doctors of chiropractic (DCs) are well-suited […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a treatable condition. There are several methods of therapy that relieve its symptoms to a level that most people with the disorder can lead a normal life. This article looks at what obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is, and the standard therapies and medications that are used to treat OCD. It also […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The use of asbestos continues to increase in Asia despite clear health hazards. A recent Respirology review notes that with approximately 4.3 billion people and a growing population, Asia will likely see a large crop of asbestos-related lung diseases in the next few decades. Some of the cases will be benign, but it […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers have found a group of circulating tumour cells in prostate cancer patient blood samples which are linked to the spread of the disease, according to new research presented at the National Cancer Research Institute (NCRI) Cancer Conference in Liverpool. This is the first time these cell types have been shown to be […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Glioblastoma is a particularly aggressive form of brain cancer that can be difficult to treat. New research, however, may have found a drug that can inhibit the protein driving its growth. Researchers may have found a way to inhibit the growth of brain tumors, here shown in an MRI scan. Glioblastomas are tumors […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF High Court will hear arguments on Whole Woman\’s Health v. Cole in March; Decision expected in late June. Nearly 60 leaders in the field of public health submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court last week arguing that two Texas laws restricting abortion clinics creates a \’grave risk to public health.\’ The […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Dr Philippa Matthews, Clinical Lead for HIV, sexual and reproductive health for the Royal College of GPs, said: \”Treatments for HIV now ensure that it is possible to live a long and healthy life with the infection. Yet, around a quarter of people with HIV in the UK are undiagnosed, so do not […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers at Leiden University led by Mario van der Stelt (Leiden Institute for Chemistry) have set \’gold standards\’ for developing new painkillers based on the medicinal effects of cannabis. Medicinal marihuana Medicinal marihuana is in frequent use as a painkiller, but its psycho-active side-effects are a major disadvantage. The pharmaceutical industry is desperately […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF For the first time, a multicentre study headed up by MedUni Vienna has compared the action of two rheumatoid arthritis drugs from the same class. The study established that the two TNF inhibitors investigated are equally effective. It was also shown that, if treatment is failing, patients can benefit from an \”on-the-fly\” switch […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF In research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), researchers at the Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research and the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have used precise genetic tools and sophisticated high-resolution electrophysiological measurements to track neurophysiological deficits resulting from the genetic […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes significant musculoskeletal pain, along with changes in the ability to sleep, think, and remember. The name for the disease comes from a combination of Latin and Greek terms, including fibro, or fibrous tissue, myo, meaning muscle, and algia, meaning pain. Doctors often consider fibromyalgia to be an […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Scientists in Japan and the US have found that vitamin B3 nicotinamide may help treat pregnant women who suffer from preeclampsia by preventing strokes and in some cases, even stimulating the growth of their fetus. Up to 8% of pregnant women suffer from preeclampsia, a deadly disease characterized by high blood pressure, blood […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) – including ibuprofen, diclofenac, naproxen and others – are commonly used pain medications that are generally safe but may increase the risk of developing stomach and intestinal ulcers. After researchers analyzed a large number of clinical trials that compared different ways of reducing these risks of NSAIDs, they found […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF New research strengthens the previously reported link between air pollution and cognitive decline, after finding that exposure to fine particulate matter could significantly raise the risk of developing Alzheimer\’s disease and other dementias. Researchers found that older women exposed to high levels of fine particle air pollution were much more likely to develop […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF By manipulating the environment surrounding cells in primary tumors, scientists have discovered for the first time the conditions that program migrating cancer cells to become dormant and hide from chemotherapy after spreading. Researchers found that oxygen-starved niches in primary tumors not only produce cancer cells that grow and spread rapidly, but also send […]Continue Reading ...
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