Publish on: September 20, 2020

Queensland [Australia]: More than one-quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, suggests a recent study. With the findings, researchers warned that the prescription of dangerous amounts of steroid tablets puts them at greater risk of serious side-effects. Researchers, led by the University of Queensland Professor John Upham, analysed data […]

Publish on: September 19, 2020

  London [UK], September 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The United Kingdom is currently experiencing the start of the COVID-19 pandemic’s second wave, Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday, hinting that tougher social distancing restrictions could be introduced. The UK Department of Health and Social Care announced on Friday that 4,322 new positive tests for COVID-19 had […]

Publish on: September 18, 2020

Washington [US]: Azithromycin — a commonly-prescribed antibiotic — is being investigated as a potential treatment for COVID-19. Azithromycin’s association with cardiac events also has been debated. In 2012, the FDA issued a warning for azithromycin stating that it had been linked to cardiac events, but subsequent studies have yielded mixed results. Now, researchers from the […]

Publish on: September 17, 2020

Washington [US]: Differences in biological sex can dictate lifelong disease patterns, says a new study by Michigan State University researchers that links connections between specific hormones present before and after birth with immune response and lifelong immunological disease development. Published in the most recent edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the […]

Publish on: September 16, 2020

Washington D.C. [USA]: Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that, in older people without cognitive problems who experience a fall, the process of neurodegeneration that leads to Alzheimer’s dementia already may have begun. The findings, available online in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, suggest that older people who have […]

Publish on: September 13, 2020

Washington [US]: One of the largest ever studies of patients with untreatable bipolar disorder has shown that ECT (Electroconvulsive Therapy) was able to reduce suicide risk by 84 per cent in high-risk patients, as well as giving effective treatment to around 72 per cent of sufferers. Bipolar disorder, among the most common mental health disorders […]

Publish on: September 12, 2020

Indianapolis [USA]: Researchers at Indiana University School of Medicine are learning more about how a person’s genes play a role in the possibility that they will suffer from alcoholic cirrhosis with the discovery of a gene that could make the disease less likely. Alcoholic cirrhosis can happen after years of drinking too much alcohol. According […]

Publish on: September 11, 2020

Kathmandu [Nepal], September 10 (ANI): The number of COVID-19 recoveries and infection has continued to rise simultaneously in recent days in Nepal, record from Ministry of Health and Population has shown. By Thursday Nepal has recorded total of 50,465 cases of Coronavirus cases while 35,700 patients has been discharged from hospitals around the nation. Number […]

Publish on: September 10, 2020

Washington [US]: New research from Texas A&M University and the University of Pennsylvania on opioid prescribing practices across the country after outpatient knee surgeries found that prescription strength and a number of tablets is prescribed highest in Oklahoma and lowest in Vermont. The study led by Benjamin Ukert, PhD, assistant professor in the Health Policy […]

Publish on: September 9, 2020

London [UK], September 9 (ANI/Sputnik): A further 2,420 new cases of the novel coronavirus have been confirmed by laboratory tests in the United Kingdom over the last 24 hours, taking the total number of infections to 352,520, the Department of Health and Social Care reported on Tuesday. According to the latest figures published on the […]

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