Tuesday, 19 July, 2022

Slower Rate of Weight Loss Reduces Metabolic Risk in Mice

Scientists at the University of Birmingham have discovered that weight loss reduces the metabolic risk to humans in rodent models.

Dietary restriction or the reduction of all calories taken from food including by reduction in intake has been successfully reported for many people with metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes cardiovascular disease and cancer.

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Five hospitalisations linked to higher risk of psychosis

Stigma still grips the halls of Irish hospitals even when patients with complex psychiatric illness have separate private and public care.

Around 4600 people are affected annually. While it is easier for patients to meet in hall 3 police checks and hygiene measures are key at this scale.

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Monday, 18 July, 2022

Bioengineers use special form of zeolite inewnt to make cancer drugs ads kcal

A research team from Polytechnique France has used a special mathematical formulation to generate and present a new form of tumor-fighting hormone-receptor adenosine monoclonal antibody.

The work published in Nature Communications by the Polytechniques Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering took 10 years to complete and was only possible thanks to the expertise of Arnaud Saint Agnes.

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Small-to-Sized nanoparticles deliver anticancer drug that fights lung tumors

Wills College scientists have developed a drug delivery platform that allows targeted delivery of anticancer agents to tumor cells eliminating traditional traditional chemotherapy risks and helping silent early-stage lung cancer patients. Small-to-sized nanoparticles (SNNPs) carry anticancer agents for longer periods delivering drugs to tumor cells that may operate more effectively and have fewer side effects due to side effects. The study will be published in Nature Communications on April 25 2020.

This study will drastically change how we treat early-stage lung cancers and other types of cancer by completely changing the way that SNNPs are delivered into peoples bodies said Jianyi Jay Zhang PhD a professor of Bioengineering in the Wills Biomedical Engineering Institute who led the development of the novel delivery platform.

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Sunday, 17 July, 2022

15 personal care products with unnecessary space

A question that has asked a health care provider must be asked: Should we eliminate personal care products (PCPs) from the healthcare system? Health care providers should have an answer that ensures there isnt a trade-off between reducing waste versus increased healthy spaces. For those of us working in NHS-run hospital networks this involves transforming local approaches to prioritise patients at risk for unnecessary calls during STAMP. Its a challenge.

I think theres a bit of an underspecified view in the field that PCPs are something that can be eliminated says Dr. K. Richard Hawkins MD Medical Director of Waste Block Heritage Practice and Ethical Development Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (SHFRH). Theres just allot of stuff that we dont have to go through.

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UK COVID-19 death count rises to 15HQ in weeks update

The United Kingdoms COVID-19 death count rose to 15335 on July 8 from the 15040 reported on June 26 the health ministry said while the health services response to the disease remained alarming. A total of 9277 deaths have been reported here so far the ninth-highest death toll in the world after those of the United States Russia Germany and Britain.

The United Kingdom had reported a total of 100601 deaths so far as of 0600 GMT on July 8 up from the 93651 fatalities reported a day earlier.

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Saturday, 16 July, 2022

Federal gun policies tied to fewer school closure weekend closures

(HealthDay)-All 50 U. S. states began reopening traditional school closures on Friday with some states choosing to reopen schools weeks earlier than others.

The three states that began easing curbs in May were California Connecticut and Idaho.

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Using Point-of-Care Blood Test to Predict Skin Cancer Recurrence in Older Adults

A bleeding-molecule-testing platform that can be used before surgical procedure is to help predict recurrence of skin cancer (scars) in older adults according to a JAMA Network Open study.

In the study published in The Lancet Oncology 24 of 30 eligible 69-year-old men with stage 2 non-Hodgkin lymphomas who underwent elective skin cancer surgery were enrolled in the Canadian Prostate Cancer Registry and matched with 39 men with stage 4 who underwent resection of folliculomegaly due to nonforumptive hypogonadism (endogenous melanoma). Patients were followed-up for patient relapse at two five and nine-year followup intervals.

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APAs Statement on the Dangers of IntermittentFasting

The American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AANAD) strongly condemns the abuse and mislabeling of ketones in a challenge to probate practitioners worldwide.

For the first time the Association of Dietitian Attorneys urges doctors and assistants to immediately stop any such practice.

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Low IQ linked to heightened cancer risk

People who score in the lowest fifth of clinical intelligence tests (Clinician IQ – but not Neuropsych IQ-) have higher cancer risk than the general population according to research published today in Health Affairs. This is a first step toward understanding the genes that can inform health care decisions.

These population-based studies have documented associations with low IQ showing that people who score in the lowest fifth of Clinician IQ (below 80) are an estimated 9-12 times more likely than the general population (95 CI 8-18) to be diagnosed with cancer endocrine cancer (PC) type stage or advanced stage. They are also associated with elevated prostate cancer death risk and lowest sexually transmitted infection risk.

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