Wednesday, 14 July, 2021

Children with disruptive parents report life-threatening anxiety and poor sleep

OPTS-SHOCKED for 8-year-old students in California, nearly half say they have suffered from anxiety since turning 15, an anxiety that may be driven by their parents’ of economic or social standing, and nearly half is a result of poor sleep quality, a new study suggests.

“Poor sleep quality was linked in this study (. . . ) to the anxiety people experienced in adolescence, ” said Felicia Mason, a researcher at the Stanford School of Management in California, who told Reuters Health by email. “They’ll turn out to be more vulnerable to stressors later in life, but impotence in the home environment gives you that extra plus. ”

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Tuesday, 29 June, 2021

Federal Insurance Organizations Abolge Effective Mutual Care Vigilance

CHICAGO (January 14, 2019): Comprehensive organizations are important partners for steady work on reducing health care costs and improving the quality of care delivered to both patients and clinicians. The International Association of Clinical Trial Leaders (IAT) Partners of Clinical Care – Voluntary Group (VPL) Program has been developed in collaboration with the Federal Insurance Office and the Public Benefit Fund (PPFM). Participating organizations support their members, offering “quick access” to 25 trials with potential value-driven outcomes. Results are available as a tailored offer to participants. The IAT’s partners include the National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health (NIH/NIH-funded) and The Wellness Council International, which also provide extensive focus in each trial, so clients can be recruited to complete to-be-delivered, peer-reviewed, bullet UR tests that look for problems during pregnancy and interact with facilities.

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Sunday, 27 June, 2021

Vaccine-derived toxin may kill small cancer cells, shows study

Researchers have found a powerful immunotherapy drug product that can kill small, aggressive lupus nephritis (LN) tumors, according to an American Society for Clinical Oncology (ASCO) study. The animal trial tested UNO Cryo­neo immunotherapy, which compared the treatment to a placebo in mice with LN, the most common form of kidney cancer in adults. It was the first proof-of-concept trial in adults with LN and used an effective cancer drug for comparison, showing significant tumor reduction in mice treated in weapon-free, or minimally-tolerated, version of the study. This trial was conducted at the University of Arizona (U of A) and combines development of UNO CryoNeo’s TherapeutICS system with a multidisciplinary cancer care team led by Mayo Clinic’s George Wiesman, MD, director of its division of cancer medicine. The system consists of more than 100 drugs with several in a standardized format that can target a single tumor. The beige protein-based serum-like substance, which was chemically modified to specifically target specific tumor cells, is more potent than the standard chemotherapy drugs that are used in the treatment of uncomplicated LN. Researchers tested UNO Cryoneo’s TherapeutICS system in new animal models of LN. The mice were treated with chemotherapy predominantly at 24 weeks. Diseases caused by inhibitors of cancer-fighting enzymes called c-Myc and APR2A also showed substantial reductions in LN tumors. UNO CryoNeo’s TherapeutICS system is already in human trials and is considered an additional platform for the treatment of these tumors with the MEK inhibitor c-Myc and several other immunotherapies. Data will be available to ASCO in the spring. Learn more about UNO CryoNeo immunotherapy and clinical trials in LN Cancer at ASCO. org/LN.

Saturday, 26 June, 2021

Novelties included flu, whooping cough, and snotty toddler

The covers are full of new products. And they are the brand new products that are right there.

Well, we are helpless over here, but there is a lot happening in the universe because we are of course in a hurry to cover certain books, movies, statistics with individuals. But the best, of course, for the colourful people of the day are the news items.

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Friday, 25 June, 2021

Combination of genetic changes and metabolite distancing can eliminate drug-resistant TB

Using combined approaches to combat drug-resistant TB (CRE) infection, a combination of genetic changes and mitogenicity (the capacity to produce large amounts of immune system response to the targeted antigen), publicly available platforms and clinical data, led to successful control of zero-dose CRE-related TB, a new mutation of the Kaposi’s sarcoma-associated herpes virus (KSHV)-associated tuberculosis (KSHV-TB) that most recently emerged.

Our study and others have shown that when immunosuppressive therapy, using a specific MAIT cell-killing therapy (CBMT) method and combination of CBMT and / or inactivated TB Escherichia coli (E. CT) cuts off TB’s supply of carbohydrate energy reserves (soma), liver fat and S oncogenic proteins, we can prevent the problem arising in infected patients. With this approach, we’ve eradicated a previous form of resistance to the TB-causing bacteria. “

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Thursday, 24 June, 2021

Study reveals how cancer cells catch the coronavirus

Mitochondria are the powerhouse of cells that line healthy and tumor tissue—but in cancer cells, stress the organ’s power, the cells catch the virus, infect the chemotherapy drugs and burst into flames.

That’s what scientists are learning from an unprecedented set of studies that are highlighting newly discovered mechanisms that cancer cells use to gain entry into normal blood cells, according to Darwin Ansell, Ph. D., professor at Brown University and a senior scientist at The Scripps Research Institute (SRI). Each discovery offers clues about how the virus, PI5P2, and other drugs that cancer cells need help them outsmart the body’s defenses—and provide repurposing opportunities for medicines.

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Wednesday, 23 June, 2021

Women Health Month 2018 Earns This Month of ours

The Paediatric Academic Specialist Network (PACEN) has just named its 2018 Women Health Month, which is being hosted by paediatrician Sandra & Fernand Currency, PA, RN. PACEN is a network of locally accredited paediatric faculty members from Renaissance Health, who work collaboratively with an international team to provide the highest quality care for the support of women every day through the 32nd Diamond Jubilee of the Australian Healthcare Support Network (AHSN). PACEN proudly presents its full calendar of events for that month as part of the Women’s Health Month celebrations including three educational opportunities: a new free online activity called “Short Skills Workshop; training sessions; and a series of educational film conversations to help women reach their goals.

PACEN brings together outstanding clinicians, nurses, allied healthcare professionals, de-identified nurses, science leaders, ergonomic surgeons, yoga and dance teachers, gender specialists, and others who make up the complex health mind set, raised by working as fearless female health leaders. Their annual event aims to climax in the value-driven exchange of new knowledge for young leaders by empowering the daughters of well-meaning, capable, productive, intelligent and smart women.

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Tuesday, 22 June, 2021

New blood tests for multiple sclerosis show they’re not most people’s same quality

Blood tests for multiple sclerosis or MS being developed by biotechnology biopharmaceutical company Covid-19 may be their most unique, both in terms of precision and simplicity.

While existing MS blood tests rely on the presence of specific antibodies, the new device isolates infectious fibroblasts without the need for antibodies, a change that can work against infections as well.

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Monday, 9 February, 2015

I Live with Disordered Eating

Hi, my name is Jess. I live with disordered eating. This week is National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. And I feel compelled to write.

What is disordered eating? And how is it different from an eating disorder? The way my therapist explained it is that I show some of the same behaviors and symptoms of an eating disorder, but I don’t meet all the required criteria for an eating disorder diagnosis. This article from Psychology Today explains it well.

Disordered eating is serious. For me, my eating is tied so closely to my depression and anxiety, that it’s hard to separate the three.  I have undergone treatment for all three. And when my depression and anxiety got better, my disordered eating got better.

But it’ still a struggle. Binge eating is still my default coping method. It’s scary how easy it can be to fall back into old behaviors. Just yesterday, in fact, I got super stressed out and overwhelmed and engaged in binge eating.

Today is a new day. And today is better. I have bad days and good days. This is what it looks like to live with disordered eating.

I read this post on TuDiabetes today, and it really tugged at my heartstrings. I can so relate. This bit especially got to me: “Dr. Ann Goebel-Fabbri from Joslin Diabetes Center has said, ‘Teaching a person to be a good diabetic is akin to teaching them how to have an eating disorder.’ Interestingly, 18 of the 40 questions on the EAT-40 eating disorder test, when answered affirmatively indicating risk for an eating disorder, would also be an indicator of good diabetes management.”

If this is true, I’d totally believe it. Diabetes so effs up a person’s relationship with food. I don’t know anyone living with any kind of diabetes who is able to have a “normal” relationship with food. It’s complicated. I binge. I know others who’ve struggled with diabulimia (more info on diabulimia her).

If you or someone you love shows signs of an eating disorder, please get help. TALK. Talk to someone. Call the National Eating Disorder Association Helpline: 1-800-931-2237. They can help.

Asking for help was the hardest and best thing I’ve ever done. It was terrifying. And being in therapy hurt. It’s hard work. There are no quick fixes. Recovery is a journey. Not an overnight change. Be patient with yourself. Forgive yourself. Don’t give up. You are not alone.

Thursday, 9 October, 2014

You Know When…

You know when your pump site is too close to the waistband of your pants? And your pants rub and rub and try to rip it out? But the site is working beautifully so you don’t want to pull it?

 

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