Credit: University of Michigan When a patient breaks a bone, there’s a possibility the fracture won’t heal properly or quickly—even with the aid of pins, plates or a cast. And use of another restorative tactic known as bone morphogenetic proteins, or BMPs, is increasingly less likely. Designed to promote spinal fusion and bone repair more […]Continue Reading ...
A single dose of primaquine is thought to stop people with P. falciparum malaria infecting mosquitoes, which could help bring down malaria transmission. In this Cochrane Review update prepared by an international team of researchers and co-ordinated through the Cochrane infectious Diseases Group based at LSTM, the researchers added recent data to examine this question.Continue Reading ...
What is a Calcium in Urine Test? A calcium in urine test measures the amount of calcium in your urine. Calcium is one of the most important minerals in your body. You need calcium for healthy bones and teeth. Calcium is also essential for proper functioning of your nerves, muscles, and heart. Almost all of […]Continue Reading ...
What is a Blood Smear? A blood smear is a sample of blood that’s tested on a specially treated slide. For a blood smear test, a laboratory professional examines the slide under a microscope and looks at the size, shape, and number of different types of blood cells. These include: Red blood cells, which carry […]Continue Reading ...
The newly discovered Y-shape at the base of myocilin joins together four well-known protein shapes called olfactomedins, or propellers, in groups of four. Understanding myocilin is important to certain kinds of hereditary glaucoma. The artist of this depiction, Raquel Lieberman, is the principal investigator of the team that confirmed a Y-shaped structure, the first ever found […]Continue Reading ...
Shy bladder describes a condition where a person finds it difficult to urinate when there are other people nearby. It is usually caused by anxiety.Continue Reading ...
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes discovered that an enzyme called SMYD2 could be a new therapeutic target for flushing out the HIV that hides in infected individuals.Continue Reading ...
New technology is bringing the power of augmented reality into clinical practice. The system, called ProjectDR, allows medical images such as CT scans and MRI data to be displayed directly on a patient’s body in a way that moves as the patient does. “We wanted to create a system that would show clinicians a patient’s […]Continue Reading ...
You are what you eat when it comes to fat, report scientists from McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) in the journal Science Advances. Dietary fats are converted into lipids, which make up the membranes that surround all living cells. The type of fat a person consumes […]Continue Reading ...
Tatyana Polenova and Juan Perilla, professors in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Delaware, with a computer-generated model of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Credit: University of Delaware/ Evan Krape and Jeffrey Chase Viewed with a microscope, the virus faintly resembles a pineapple—the universal symbol of welcome. But HIV, the […]Continue Reading ...
More than half of elderly patients (age 65 and older) who visited an emergency department because of injuries sustained in a fall suffered adverse events – including additional falls, hospitalization…Continue Reading ...
Researchers suggest that women with lupus nephritis – that is, lupus-induced kidney inflammation – may benefit from adding Lactobacillus to their diets.Continue Reading ...
It is a continuation of our sequence MD Tech Pointers supposed to assist physicians support their craft and paintings extra successfully. Here’s a situation encountered in more than one clinic settings by way of physicians. You’re faxed the textual content result of a affected person’s CT scan or any other form of radiology imaging — […]Continue Reading ...
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