Monday, 3 Oct 2022

Health Problems

School of Medicine joins major NIH brain mapping effort

Scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis are joining a national network to map the intricacies of the brain, with a goal of deepening knowledge of how the brain works and generating new insights into how the brain functions in healthy people — and how it malfunctions in Alzheimer’s, schizophrenia, autism and […]

What is McArdle's Disease?

IntroductionHistoryCauses and symptomsGeneticsPYGM geneEpidemiologyDiagnosis and treatmentReferencesFurther reading ​​​​McArdle's disease, also known as Glycogen Storage Disease Type V, or GSD5, is a congenital disorder of muscle metabolism. It occurs when the body loses its ability to break down glycogen leading to characteristic symptoms like fatigue, muscle pain, and cramps. McArdle's disease is a genetic disorder due […]

Puram honored for research on head and neck cancer

Sidharth V. Puram, MD, PhD, an assistant professor of otolaryngology and director of the Division of Head and Neck Surgery at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received a 2022 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. He is one of 16 early-career physician-scientists recognized for clinical research likely […]

How Do Your Body and Mind Change When You Start Running?

What does the literature say about running?What are the positive psychological effects associated with running?What are the positive physical effects associated with running?What are the short-term effects of running?What are the risks associated with running? References Further reading Recreational running, defined as running for leisure which may or may not include a competitive aspect, has become increasingly […]

What are Colon Tattoos?

IntroductionColorectal cancer (CRC)- diagnosis and treatmentEndoscopic tattooingInks or dyes for colon tattoosAdvantages and disadvantages of colon tattoosReferencesFurther reading Endoscopic tattooing is an important medical technique that is used to mark colorectal lesions for surgery or follow-up. This technique is important because it minimizes the challenges faced by surgeons in locating polypectomy sites or small lesions, […]

Research into a Cure for Diabetes

Using immunotherapy to cure type-1 diabetesUsing stem cell-derived beta cells for functional cure of diabetesA genetic therapy based cure for diabetesTreating diabetes using insulin inhibitory receptorFuture of the undergoing research into a cure for diabetes References Further reading  Over the past century, new medications and computer technology have helped many individuals better manage their diabetes, yet optimum […]

What Are The Health Effects of Over-Sanitization?

Specific effects of sanitization chemicals on human healthThe COVID-19 pandemic and the potential health consequences associated with the use of alcohol-based hand sanitization productsReferences Further reading  Using cleaning agents in disinfection products is thought to produce various outcomes associated with several organ systems, including respiratory and cardiovascular symptoms and effects on the skin. The respiratory effects […]

Ley honored for groundbreaking leukemia research

Timothy J. Ley, MD, the Lewis T. and Rosalind B. Apple Professor of Medicine, has been honored by the American Society of Hematology with the Henry Stratton Medal, awarded annually to one basic scientist and one clinical or translational researcher who have made outstanding contributions to hematology. He is being recognized for leading the effort […]

How is Trust Established in Healthcare?

IntroductionHealth risks and psychologyTrust between doctor and patient is the key to effective treatmentHow is trust established in healthcare?ReferencesFurther reading The issue of trust in healthcare has been relevant since ancient times. V. Veresaev spoke about this at the beginning of the 20th century in his book Notes of a Doctor, which made a lot of […]

What is Ivemark Syndrome?

IntroductionHistoryCause and symptomsEpidemiologyCase reportsDiagnosis and treatmentReferencesFurther reading Ivemark syndrome (IS) is a very rare embryological condition affecting multiple organs of the body. It is also known as right atrial isomerism. The exact cause of Ivemark syndrome has not yet been discovered. It is frequently linked to cardiac and other organ problems, which are the most […]

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