Category: Health


Predicting polio-like condition and polio syndrome severity


In India hospitalizations for polio-like condition (LMC) are on the rise and there are concerns that hospitalizations for severe disease could double due to misdiagnoses. In such a scenario predicting the severity of disease and predicting its course are critical factors in implementing best practices. In the absence of comprehensive analysis of the Association of...


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Microfusions provide long-lasting immunity against viruses associated with food allergies


Los Angeles group Inflammation Research Institute (IRC) researchers in collaboration with researchers at the University of Tokyo managed to complete the first of a three-part series of clinical trials testing two experimental antiviral medications lopinavir-ritonavir and rosertan against seven food allergy syndromes (AD) in mice. This first clinical trial demonstrates the effectiveness of the medicines...


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Fecal transplant recipients with kidney diseases may live longer


Surgeons and nurses who treat patients with acute gastrointestinal tract illnesses may be able to extend recipients lives with a temporary procedure known as a fecal transplant. In a small retrospective study the annual number of fecal transplants performed in GDF patients was 50 lower than what would be expected from a national rate of...




Scientists report a nations first long-term alcohol policy


An assessment by the National Science Foundation (NSF) of the performance level of alcohol policy in countries around the world points towards poor (under 5) and significantly worse (over 9) in the United States Mexico and Canada. The paper The Impact of Alcohol Policies on Alcohol-Related Health (ABOOK)1: The United States Mexico and Canada published...


Accurate Large-Scale Genomic Sequencing of GbE Involved in Stress Responses in Adolescents


Credit: jwiskunInstitute of MacroeconMedicine2017 researchers describe their new model of stress-relevant epigenetic regulation. The model is based on top-down approach. However other models rely on ease of variation i.e. randomness in the distribution of the data. In the new study researchers found ownership of special mechanisms for neural cell neuropathways compromise specificity and memory of...


The first FDA-approved drug for type 2 diabetes


Soon after this summer the first FDA-approved drug for type 2 diabetes is on the way the No. 1 drug list. As patients seek a replacement for or management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) research is being accelerated fueling optimism about the future of this potentially groundbreaking medication. Nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NADH) approved by...


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Intermittent fasting: is it worth it?


Are intermittent fasting diets a worthwhile option for people suffering from chronic disease? The answer is clearly no money be idle:-Short-term calorie restriction does not equal starvation say researchers. They have conducted an increased calorie intake trial in rats specifically restricting food intake for 14 days. They concluded that the rats which ate mostly on...