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Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 29, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers From Massachusetts Institute Of Technology (MIT) have devised a method that accelerates the process for creating and customizing templates used in medical-image analysis, to guide faster and more accurate disease diagnosis.   Typically, use of medical image analysis is to crunch datasets of patients’ medical images and capture structural relationships that may indicate...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 29, 2019  3 years ago
Despite numerous emerging studies showing the various side effects of PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) that many ‘lazy doctors’ have been prescribing patients much to the detriment of the patients’ long term health, the USA FDA and other regulatory bodies worldwide have yet to modify and issue box or label warnings on PPIs or even take it off the market. Studies have shown that P...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 29, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) have discovered a link between a protein and the ability of human blood stem cells to self-renew. In a study published in the journal Nature, the team reports that activating the protein causes blood stem cells to self-renew at least twelvefold in laboratory conditions. Multiplying blood stem cells in conditions outside t...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
Flavonoids which are phytochemicals found in fruits and vegetables, can help prevent colorectal cancer. Though studies conducted during the last 20 years have established this, scientists have struggled to determine how flavonoids are responsible for cancer prevention. Associate professor Jayarama Gunaje, left, and doctoral student Ranjini Sankaranarayanan of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sci...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
Typically, it is a feeling that many who receive a cancer diagnosis can identify with: heartbreak and fear, followed by hopes that chemotherapy will save the day. Unfortunately, for many patients, chemo's painful side effects cause them to stop treatment prematurely. Fortunately, a research team headed by Professor Alexander Binshtok, head of the Pain Plasticity Research Group at the Hebrew U...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
A new study by Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center shows that stem cell therapy helps hearts recover from a heart attack, although not for the biological reasons originally proposed two decades ago that today are the basis of ongoing clinical trials. This is the conclusion of a Nov. 27 study in Nature that shows an entirely different way that heart stem cells help the injured heart n...
Source : Thailand Medical News   Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
Mild cognitive impairment or Cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND is a condition that affects your memory and may put you at risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia. According to the American Geriatrics Society signs of mild cognitive impairment may include frequently losing things, forgetting to go to events and appointments, and having more trouble coming up with words than other p...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
Eventhough epigenetic disorders ie diseases caused by faulty gene expression are  rare overall, babies born using fertility treatments have up to an 11-fold higher risk of inheriting them. According to a new study from the Magee-Womens Research Institute (MWRI), the problem likely lies with the technology, not the mother’s age. The recent study found that fertility treatments caused ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
A new research study by the Medical University of Vienna indicates that Psoriasis is caused by genetic changes in the skin stem cells. Psoriasis is not a congenital disorder  it only occurs later on in life and has various causes, such as stress or UV irradiation, some of which have not yet been explored. In biomedical science, this frequently occurring inflammatory skin disease is usually as...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
Typically, It is the wish of every molecular geneticist: an easy-to-use program that compares data sets from different cellular conditions, identifies enhancer regions and then assigns them to their target genes. A research team led by Martin Vingron at the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics in Berlin has now developed a program that masters all of this. Dr Martin Vingron, Director and H...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
A recent  study by researchers Dr Boers, Afzali and Dr Conrod who are affiliated with CHU Sainte-Justine Research Center and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Montreal, reveals that social media use, television viewing and computer use are linked to an increase in anxiety symptoms among adolescents. The research findings, published in academic outlet the Canadian Journ...
Source : Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
Globally, approximately 1.6 percent of schoolchildren have autism and 2.8 percent are diagnosed with ADHD. Autism and ADHD are different developmental disorders, but they can have certain common symptoms. For example, children with autism can demonstrate violent or aggressive behavior, be impulsive, and have problems in school and with social relations and these same symptoms can be shared by chil...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 28, 2019  3 years ago
Dr Jonathan Rothberg, a Yale University adjunct professor of genetics and a  serial inventor from Connecticut has come up with a portable MRI intended, like his other devices, to make health care more affordable and accessible. Dr Rothberg who had previously developed and commercialized high-speed DNA sequencing, said a smaller and portable MRI used to scan the brain and other parts of the ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
Bempedoic acid is an oral, once-daily ATP citrate lyase (ACL) inhibitor that reduces cholesterol synthesis in the liver and is currently undergoing regulatory review Bempedoic acid lowered LDL-Cholesterol by 17% on top of maximally-tolerated statin therapy at 12 weeks, and the effect was durable through 52 weeks1 Overall adverse events in the bempedoic acid treatment arm were comparable to pla...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
University of Western Ontario are conducting a new clinical study that looks to move doctors and patients closer to earlier and more precise detection of recurrent prostate cancer that would clarify treatment decisions and lead to more confident courses of action and better health outcomes. The multi-center trial registry testing the use of a new imaging tracer ie the prostate specific membrane a...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from Vanderbilt University have discovered that increased dietary intake of fish oil, with its "healthy" omega-3 fatty acids, has been proposed to reduce risk of colorectal cancer. How it works is unclear, but it is thought to modify lipid signaling molecules associated with inflammation and carcinogenesis. According to Thailand Medical News, Dr Harvey Murff, MD, MPH, and ...
Source : Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
Biomedical researchers from California Institute Of Technology or Caltech  have developed an ultrasensitive wearable sweat sensor that can monitor various metabolites and nutrients in the human body. Blood tests are a tried-and-true way of evaluating what is going on with your body, but the discomfort is unavoidable. In a new research paper, biomedical engineers led by Dr Wei Gao, assistant...
Source : Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
If you think that all blood that you receive during blood transfusion is pure, think again. Scientists at Oregon State University upon analyzing blood samples taken from various blood banks have shown that most blood come laden with medications, caffeine, supplements etc. In their research involving conducting mass spectrometry research, Dr Richard van Breemen and Dr Luying Chen worked with var...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
A new research by Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre has shed new light on why men are more likely than women to get cancer, uncovering a new role for the X chromosome in affecting cancer risk and mortality. While males are known to have a higher risk of developing, and dying from, cancer compared to women even when matched for other known cancer risk factors like age, race, smoking histor...
Source: Thailand Medical news  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers from University of Zurich are warning that a new class of migraine medications that work by blocking αCGRP, a neuropeptide which causes vasodilation, for example in the meninges could endanger the lives of those with high blood pressure. The very same neuropeptide, αCGRP which is formed in the muscles during physical activity, protects the heart is extremely vita...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
Two new studies published in the American Heart Association medical journals show that regular fasting is associated with lower rates of heart failure and a longer life span. Medical researchers sought to shed new light on the centuries-old debate about how fasting affects health. Recent studies have shown it contributes to reductions in blood pressure, "bad" LDL cholesterol...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers from Queen Mary University of London in collaboration with the Zhengzhou University in China have developed a personalized vaccine system that could ultimately delay the onset of pancreatic cancer. The research study provides strong proof-of-concept for the creation of a vaccine for cancer prevention in individuals at high risk of developing this disease and to slow down tum...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 27, 2019  3 years ago
Swedish medical researchers from Karolinska Institutet have developed a new method to separate between two types of a common herpes virus (HHV-6) that has been linked to multiple sclerosis (MS). By analyzing antibodies in the blood against the most divergent proteins of herpesvirus 6A and 6B, the medical scientists were able to show that Multiple Sclerosis patients carry the herpesvirus 6A to a gr...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
Thailand Pharma News Patients with multiple sclerosis often pay, on average, nearly US$7,000 out of pocket to treat their condition each year. And, even though drug companies have provided no new treatment breakthroughs, the price of these disease-modifying medications is rising by 10% to 15% each year for the past decade. A team of researchers at Oregon Health & Science University and the...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
German Researchers from the Institute of Pharmacy at Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have re-combined an already approved active ingredient and filed for a patent for their invention together with two Fraunhofer Institutes from Halle. The innovation would spare patients from having many side effects. The new biodegradable rods promise to provide better treatment for periodontal dis...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
A new study published in the Cochrane Library  provides further information on the benefits and harms of different human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines and vaccine schedules in young women and men. Human Papillomavirus is the most common viral infection of the reproductive tract in both women and men globally. Most people who have sexual contact will be exposed to HPV at some point in their l...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
Radiological researchers using MRI have found signs of damage that may be related to inflammation in the brains of obese adolescents, according to a study being presented next week at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). The issue of obesity in young people has become a significant public health problem. In the U.S., the percentage of children and adolescents ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
Globally, more than 1,180 individuals are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer each day. Within 12 months of diagnosis, 85% will die from it as its one of the most deadly cancers. Despite being lethal, a new research from the University of South Australia could help vastly improve the prognosis for pancreatic cancer patients. Utilizing  a new targeted radioimmunotherapy agent, UniSA Prof...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
A new study by University College London (UCL) Living shows that in a more polluted area is associated with a greater likelihood of having glaucoma, a debilitating eye condition that can cause blindness. Individuals in neighbourhoods with higher amounts of fine particulate matter pollution were at least 6% more likely to report having glaucoma than those in the least-polluted areas, a...
Source: Thailand Medical News   Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
One of the key ways stave off the effects of aging is to boost brain function.  And if there was one thing every person should consider doing right now to keep their brain young, it is to add extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) to their diet, according to research by scientists at the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University (LKSOM). EVOO is a superfood, rich in cell-protecting antioxidan...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from Curtin University Australia have found that using statins for as short a time as three months can put patients at risk for developing diabetes and skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs). The results of the study have been published in the November issue of the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. Dr Humphrey H.T. Ko, from the School of Pharmacy and Biomedical Science...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
The human search for youthfulness and beauty typically turns to lotions, supplements, serums and diets, but there may soon be a new option joining the fray. Rapamycin, a FDA-approved drug normally used to prevent organ rejection after transplant surgery, may also slow aging in human skin, according to a study from Drexel University College of Medicine researchers published in Geroscience. It ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 26, 2019  3 years ago
A new research at Oregon State University indicates that compounds from hops may combat metabolic syndrome by changing the gut microbiome and altering the metabolism of acids produced in the liver. The results of the study, published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, are a key advance in understanding how Xanthohumol, a compound that contributes to hops' flavor, and its derivat...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
A team of researchers from Lund University have for more than two decades been working on developing a drug against preeclampsia, a serious disorder which annually affects around 9 million pregnant women worldwide and is one of the main causes of death in both mothers and unborn babies. Formerly called toxemia, preecalmpsia is a condition that pregnant women develop. It's marked by&nbs...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Treatment for melasma has been difficult to achieve due to extended treatment periods and inconsistent results. Italian Researchers from Italian dermatology group Donne Dermatologhe Italia, explored this dermatological pathology and researched using Kojic Acid to treat melasma.   The findings published in Wiley, the medical researchers  looked deeper dermatological pathology,...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Lynparza or Olaparib, is a pharmacological inhibitor of the enzyme PARP (poly ADP Ribose polymerase or PARP) which is required for cancer cell DNA repair. In the presence of certain mutations like BRCA1 and BRCA2, Olaparib kills cancer cells. Olaparib is typically used to treat women suffering from ovarian and breast cancers, has shown promising results when administered to men in whom pro...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
These are some of the applications of a new wireless skin patch developed by Northwestern University that can be used in many medical and health applications:   -The stick-on device makes it possible to share a virtual touch on social media, feel strikes from a video game, and detect pressure on a prosthetic   -A mother smiles at her toddler via a live video feed, then runs her fingers a...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Each year a new batch of diets become trendy, with books published and being promoted, magazines and online portals covering them and talk shows featuring them. Most of the time, about 80 percent of these diet fads have no scientific basis and have no medical studies done to prove their effectiveness. Many foolishly follow these diet fads without consulting their doctors and some of these diets...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers at Scripps Research, California and the nonprofit vaccine research organization IAVI who are developing an experimental HIV vaccine has reached an important milestone by eliciting antibodies that can neutralize a wide variety of HIV strains. The tests, in animal models,showed that these “broadly neutralizing” antibodies, or bnAbs, targeted at least two critical sites on ...
Source: Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Results from the Phase 3 pivotal trial, showed that more than 40 percent of patients receiving STELARA subcutaneous (SC) injections every 8 weeks were in clinical remission at one year and not taking corticosteroids   STELARA is the first and only approved treatment for ulcerative colitis to demonstrate improvement of the colon as measured by a novel histologic-endoscopic mucosal improvement ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Microorganisms living in the gut may alter the ageing process, which could lead to the development of food-based treatment to slow it down according to an international research team led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore). Every living organisms, including human beings, coexist with a myriad of microbial species living in and on them, and research conducted over the ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Statistics show that more than one in ten cancer patients do not die from their cancer but from heart and blood vessel problems instead, according to new research published in the European Heart Journal 1 today. For some cancers, like breast, prostate, endometrial, and thyroid cancer, around half will die from cardiovascular disease (CVD). A research team lead by Dr Nicholas Zaorsky, ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 25, 2019  3 years ago
Numerous studies1 are showing that male infertility rates and low sperm counts is rising globally2 due to varied reasons.   But guys, before you go and burn your tight undies or jeans, know that the causes are uncertain and the findings are controversial3. What is certain is that low sperm count can lead to infertility, and, though women are often blamed, men are wholly or partially responsib...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
A new study out of the University of Alberta suggests short-term increases in sugar consumption could increase the risk of inflammatory bowel disease and have a significant impact on our health. The study published in Scientific Reports, mentioned that the researchers found that mice had an increased susceptibility to chemically induced colitis and more severe symptoms after only two days ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from University Of Winconsin-Madison have developed a prototype hat that emits electrical pulses to the scalp to help stimulate hair on patients suffering from male baldness. In their studies of which the findings were published in the Journal Of American Chemical Society, an electric patch made hairless mice grow fur and may reverse balding in men when fitted inside a specially desig...
Sourec: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
-Two more deaths bring the total to about 7 this year alone, and more than 60 medical device reports have been linked to battery issues with Getinge’s Maquet/Datascope intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP) over the past year, US FDA said last week in a letter to healthcare providers and hospitals.  -Getinge subsidiary Maquet recalled almost 23,000 of the pumps in May due to the re...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Approximately more than 310 million people worldwide suffer from overactive bladders . In the US alone, about  29 million Americans suffer from overactive bladder, including 40 percent of women and 30 percent of men. Although there are numerous approved treatments for the condition, but many people don't seek help because they're embarrassed or don't know about therapy options....
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Each year about 51,000 new cases of anal cancer are diagnosed worldwide. The 5-year survival rate for people with anal cancer is 59%.Each year  thousands die from the disease and almost 91 percent of  the cause of anal cancer is by HPV. Currently there are about 1.17  million people worldwide struggling with anal cancer.   What is disturbing is more and mo...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Literally, 70 percent of the white collar workforce In Thailand complain of being fatigue. Many reasons could be attributed to this ie the air pollution, the hot and humid weather, the cold office and mall environments, economic stress, traffic jams, dietary habits, drinking, or even underlying diseases.   Typically, fatigue is a feeling of weariness, tiredness, or lack of energy that ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Genteel LLC has unveiled its its patented, painless vacuum lancing device that is US FDA approved and is now more accessible to people living with diabetes at an economical pricing. Unfortunately, diabetes is a chronic, lifelong disease with no cure in sight. The current estimate for people living with all types, including gestational, is 415 million worldwide, with an additional 46% undia...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
A new study by scientific researchers from Cornell University and a Virginia Tech that will be unveiled at the ongoing American Physical Society’s Division of Fluid Dynamics 72nd Annual Meeting, shows young children can suffer irreparable brain damage merely by shaking or swinging their heads in order to remove trapped water in their ears that got there as a result of swimming or showering. ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from Uppsala University, Sweden in a new study have shown that whole-genome sequencing increases the precision of genetic studies, which in turn can improve our perspectives of how to use biomarkers to discover disease. The results are published in the scientific journal Scientific Reports. Typically, biomarkers, such as specific proteins circulating in our blood stream, are...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
The largest study of its kind by lead by medical researchers from Michigan State University found that meditation could help you to become less error prone. The new research, published in Brain Sciences, tested how open monitoring meditation or, meditation that focuses awareness on feelings, thoughts or sensations as they unfold in one's mind and body altered brain activity in ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Medical, Imaging and AI specialists from the Case Western Reserve University digital imaging lab, already pioneering the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict whether chemotherapy will be successful, can now determine which lung-cancer patients will benefit from expensive immunotherapy. Again utilizing AI algorithms, they're doing it by teaching a computer to find previously unseen c...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Nov 24, 2019  3 years ago
Contrary to a normal notion that a high-protein diet is healthy, keeps one fit and help you to lose fat and retain lean muscle mass, it can also quickly lead you to developing chronic kidney disease. Avoiding carbohydrates and substituting them with proteins has become a leading dogma for all those who care for their looks and health. Researchers from the European Renal Nutrition Working Group,...

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