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Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 28, 2019  3 years ago
A study published in the American Journal Of Medicine conducted jointly by researchers from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health (HSPH) concludes that drinking too much coffee is linked with an increased risk of getting a migraine.   The medical researchers f...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 28, 2019  3 years ago
A recent study at National University Of Singapore  led by researchers from National University Hospital, Singapore General Hospital and Tan Tock Seng Hospital found that old age and lower white cell counts are significant risk factors for poor platelet recovery among dengue patients with thrombocytopaenia. According to Dr Yee-Sin Leo from the Department of Medicine, National University Of...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 28, 2019  3 years ago
About a million individuals are diagnosed with Lyme disease each year of which about 350,000 are just in the US alone. But unfortunately, tens of thousands more are often not even diagnosed correctly or are often mistreated for other symptoms despite contracting Lyme Disease. Access to proper diagnostics is one major issue. Lyme disease is caused by Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted by the bite...
Source: Thailand Medical News   Oct 28, 2019  3 years ago
A new study conducted by the Applied Health Research Center at St Michael’s Hospital in Toronto has made a disturbing revelation that a common type of high blood pressure and  hypertension medication used by many is associated with an increased risk of suicide as it alters the moods of patients. Individuals taking angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) appear to be more likely to ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 27, 2019  3 years ago
Scientists at University of California and University of Berkeley have developed an AI algorithm that did better than two out of four expert radiologists at finding tiny brain hemorrhages in head scans, a medical advancement that one day may help physicians treat individuals with traumatic brain injuries, strokes and aneurysms. The ever increasing advancement in diagnostic imaging studies, incl...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 27, 2019  3 years ago
Many are not even aware of the existence of Vitamin K and for those who do, their knowledge of it is extremely limited. Medical scientists have long known Vitamin K  to be essential for bone density along with heart health.1-3   One medical study found that people aged 55 and older with the highest intake of vitamin K had a 57% lower rate of death fro...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 27, 2019  3 years ago
Unknown to many, Dementia is not a sentence that is handed down to the elderly and old, there are many things that one can do to prevent dementia as you age and most of that has to start when you are still in the early ages of between 30 to 40.   A Lancet Commissions report from 24 leading dementia researchers says that between 35 to 55 percent of dementia comes from preventable causes...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 27, 2019  3 years ago
Tons of medical research is showing that chronic inflammation may be the common factor in many diseases. What is even more worrying is  conditions known as chronic inflammation and also prolonged low inflammation status which millions of individuals are walking around with not knowing the condition of their bodies and the detrimental effects it can have. When considering ways for disease r...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 27, 2019  3 years ago
Neuromodulation, including vagus nerve stimulation, has potential to prevent trauma deaths   Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research scientists have completed a study involving bioelectronic medicine strategies to treat Hemorrhagic Shock (HS) and the positive findings of the study has been published in the Springer Nature journal, Bioelectronic Medicine.   Hemorrhagic shock...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
Breaking News : Mylan Pharmaceuticals is conducting a voluntary recall of one lot of Alprazolam Tablets, USP C-IV 0.5 mg, to the consumer/user level. This lot is being recalled due to the potential presence of foreign substance. Clinical impact from the foreign material, if present, is expected to be rare, but the remote risk of infection to a patient cannot be ruled out. To date, Mylan Pharmaceut...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
New findings from the LIBERTY ASTHMA QUEST trial show that add-on dupilumab (Dupixent) showed symptomatic benefit for patients with both early-onset and later-onset uncontrolled asthma. In trial data published in the Chest Journal, the interleukin 4 and 13 (IL-4; IL-13) targeting monoclonal antibody showed an associated reduction of severe exacerbations and improved lung function in patien...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
Cas13, a common gene-editing enzyme could be used to disable RNA viruses such as flu, Zika  or Ebola. CRISPR is usually thought of as a laboratory tool to edit DNA in order to fix genetic defects or enhance certain traits but in reality, the mechanism originally evolved in bacteria as a way to fend off viruses called bacteriophages. Researchers have previously adapted the Cas13 enzyme as a...
Source : Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
There is growing evidence that the addition of triglyceride-lowering medication and lifestyle changes may be valuable in diabetes management. Due to growing evidence that moderate hypertriglyceridemia contributes to cardiovascular risk, there is a need to look at the impact of lowering triglycerides in patients with the diabetic dyslipidemia phenotype. The condition of diabetic dyslipidemia is...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
A new study suggests that laser therapy is as effective and safe as vaginal estrogen in improving sexual and urinary functionality for women complaining of vaginal dryness, itching, and burning, among other commonly reported menopause symptoms.   Almost 55% of menopausal women suffer a variety of discomform and sometimes excruciating pain as a result of some of these symptoms.   Result...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers from the US National Institutes of Health and the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston report that the injectable hormone tesamorelin (Egrifta) reduces liver fat and prevents liver fibrosis (scarring) in people living with HIV. Dr Anthony S. Fauci,NIAID Director (NIAID is one of the entities under the  NIH) commented in a phone interview with Thailand Medical ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
While individuals and activists are trying to reduce plastic usage in the world, some tea manufacturers are doing the opposite and replacing traditional paper teabags with plastic ones. Some are using newer types of materials that mix plastic with paper (resembling fabric like texture) while some paper bag ones in lieu of using metal staples are using a plastic glue that dissolves in hot liquids! ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 26, 2019  3 years ago
A study conducted by University of Montreal Health Center has shown that beer consumption by men is linked to a higher risk of prostate cancer. The findings indicate that of many men suffering from advanced-stage prostate cancer appear to share at least one thing in common: they are now or have been heavy drinkers of beer. The study was led by renowned  uro-oncologist Dr Pierre Karakiewicz, a...
Sourec: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  3 years ago
Alcohol consumption of any kind even in small amounts have been shown to be harmful to the health of those with HIV according to a study done by the Boston University School Of Medicine. Alcohol is linked to alterations in immune function among people with HIV. Despite it being known for a long time that alcohol impacts immune function, it's been unclear the effect of alcohol on immune func...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  3 years ago
A shocking meta-analysis study has revealed that the number of Thais suffering from mental illnesses has more than doubled since 2012. In 2012 it was reported that about three million Thais are known to suffer from some form or other of mental illness. A that time,  heads from the Department of Mental Health concluded that around 20% of Thais, or about on...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  3 years ago
A new meta analytic study by medical researchers from the University of Arizona, Tucson indicate that patients with rheumatic diseases that are treated with interleukin inhibitors have increased risk of serious infections, opportunistic infections, and cancer. Dr Jawad Bilal from the University of Arizona, Tucson, co-author of the study told Thailand Medical News, “These finding...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  3 years ago
BellaFill is  the only US FDA-approved dermal filler for permanent implantation into the skin for the correction of nasolabial folds, or smile lines. It can be used in both women and men. Bellafill is a non-resorbable dermal filler, unlike many other dermal fillers that are absorbed and require reinjection. BellaFill is also approved for the correction of moderate to severe facial acne s...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  3 years ago
The US FDA has approved a new indication for the SGLT2 inhibitor canagliflozin made by Janssen Pharmaceuticals to reduce the risk for end-stage renal disease, worsening of kidney function, cardiovascular death and hospitalization for heart failure among adults with type 2 diabetes and diabetic kidney disease. Type 2 diabetes is the leading cause of kidney disease in the world, and the fifth fastes...
Source:Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from Columbia University Irving Medical Center have conducted a new multinational study that shows that the most popular first-line treatment for hypertension ie ACE inhibitors are less effective and has more side effects than an alternative called Thiazides that's prescribed much less often. The study also found that non-dihydropyridine calcium channel blockers were less effective...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 25, 2019  3 years ago
Singaporean Researchers from the Duke-NUS Medical School conducted the first large-scale study to systematically identify adenovirus strains in Singapore and in doing so, have discovered four new strains and found an increase in two strains linked to severe diseases. Human adenovirus infections in Singapore and Malaysia have caused severe respiratory disease among children and adults in recent ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 24, 2019  3 years ago
From 2007 to 2018, there has been more than 37 studies that show that Selenium supplementation is good for HIV patients. Selenium supplementation has demonstrated the ability to reduce viral loads of the HIV virus while also preventing CD4 levels from declining and helping it achieve moderate gains.   Todate, there are been no known reactions or contraindications for those taking antiretrov...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 24, 2019  3 years ago
Stroke and Aneurysm are two terms are often used interchangeably but in actual fact they are two distinct medical conditions. While most are aware that a Stroke is the life-threatening medical condition that effects the brain, many are not be aware of what distinguishes it from an aneurysm.   Globally, about 870,000 people are affected per year by Strokes and Aneurysms, of which about 395,000...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 24, 2019  3 years ago
In 2018, a total of 2.6 million breast implant surgeries were done globally according to official data collated from suppliers and various aesthetics and plastic surgery boards. This figure does not constitute unofficial breast implant surgeries done in countries like South America, Mexico, China, India, Vietnam, Thailand and Philippines. In 2017 the official number of breast implants done globall...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 24, 2019  3 years ago
A study by researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and Karlstad University, Sweden show that exposure during the first trimester of pregnancy to mixtures of suspected endocrine-disrupting chemicals found in many consumer products is related to lower IQ in children by age 7. This study is among the first to look at prenatal suspected endocrine-disrupting chemical mixtures in re...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 24, 2019  3 years ago
A latest medical study conducted by Mayo Clinic indicates that a high consumption of dairy products, like milk and cheese increases the risk of developing prostate cancer. The findings of the study has also been published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association. At the same time the study showed that plant-based diets played a critical role in decreasing the risk of developing ...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 24, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from University Leuven, Belgium including immunologist Johan Van Weyenbergh (KU Leuven) and his Belgian-Brazilian colleagues have shown that a drug used to fight arthritis also stops the process that allows the tuberculosis bacillus to infect and hijack blood stem cells. Tuberculosis (TB) may affect any part of the body, but the spread of the disease might start in the bone mar...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 23, 2019  3 years ago
An new research study involving an international collaboration that included the University of Cape Town (UCT), Centre for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa (CAPRISA) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) has revealed an unexpected finding that could lead to better therapies towards reducing the HIV reservoir, a major barrier to developing a cure for HIV. The reservo...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 23, 2019  3 years ago
If you see your doctor still using a stethoscope, then you know it is time to either change doctor or change hospitals. The stethoscope that was invented like two centuries ago is not only obsolete but also totally inaccurate in giving any proper diagnosis compared to latest hightech tools that are easily available these days. Th Stethoscope Dying? Although it was a symbol of the medical profes...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 23, 2019  3 years ago
A recent study conducted in Japan by Tohoku Rosai Hospital in Sendai indicated that frequent trips to the toilet at night to urinate a sign of high blood pressure.   Although, frequent nighttime urination is also  symptom of other underlying medical conditions such chronic kidney failure, congestive heart failure, diabetes and enlarged prostate or even a sign of sleep disorders, in mos...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 23, 2019  3 years ago
A new study by the US National Cancer Institute (NCI) shows patients with a rare and life-threatening form of gastrointestinal cancer called Biliary Tract Cancer might live longer if they are aspirin users, with the greatest effect seen in those who had not taken the drug before their cancer diagnosis, the results of a database analysis indicate. The new study however only shows corre...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 23, 2019  3 years ago
Trikafta (elexacaftor/ivacaftor/tezacaftor) from Vertex Pharmaceuticals is the first triple combination therapy to be approved by the US FDA and made available to treat patients with the most common cystic fibrosis mutation. Its list price is US$350,000 a year, same as one of the maker's earlier treatments for the genetic disease. Trikafta has been approved for patients aged 12 an...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 23, 2019  3 years ago
55% of incidences and deaths alone are concentrated in  East Asia ie  China, Hong Kong, Macau, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea ,Taiwan., Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia . #UEGW19 The findings of a major study across 195 countries, presented at UEG Week Conference 2019 in Barcelona yesterday, indicate that global death rates ...
Source: ECOG-ACRIN CANCER RESEARCH GROUP  Oct 22, 2019  3 years ago
The BRACELET-1 (PrE0113) study seeks to confirm predictive and prognostic biomarkers demonstrating pelareorep can expand application of checkpoint inhibitors in HR+-metastatic breast cancer.                                                    October 22, 2019 -- Oncolyt...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 22, 2019  3 years ago
A study by the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine has shown that Tranexamic Acid, a low cost and widely available drug could reduce deaths in traumatic brain injury patients by as much as 20%, depending on the severity of injury. The findings were published in the The Lancet. The researchers say that tranexamic acid, (TXA), a drug that prevents bleeding into the brain by inhibit...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 22, 2019  3 years ago
A genomic research team from the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard have developed a new revolutionary CRISPR genome-editing approach by combining two of the most important proteins in molecular biology : CRISPR-Cas9 and a reverse transcriptase into a single machine. Credit : Susanna M. Hamilton, Broad Institute Communications   The new platform , called “prime editing,&rdqu...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 22, 2019  3 years ago
A new treatment protocol for Celiac Disease was unveiled at the European Gastroenterology Week conference in Barcelona, Spain. The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine showcased results of a new phase 2 clinical trial using technology developed that show it is possible to induce immune tolerance to gluten in individuals with celiac disease. The findings may pave the way for tre...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 22, 2019  3 years ago
The rate of people developing allergies globally have gone up over the years by as much as 28% and in developed countries like the US, Britain, Australia and Singapore, the rates are even higher. From food allergies, to pollen and dust allergies, individuals often tend to self-prescribe OTC antihistamines even without consulting a doctor. In the US, Australia, Canada and Britain, sales o...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 22, 2019  3 years ago
Medical researchers from University of California, have finally identified the culprits behind a mysterious disease called acute flaccid myelitis that has been on the increase over the last seven years and affects predominantly children with flu-like symptoms which later causes paralysis in them. Cases have been reported globally the last few years with more cases identified in the US due to bette...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 21, 2019  3 years ago
Rheumatoid arthritis, Psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, Hashimoto’s hypothyroidism , all these conditions seem at first glance to be unrelated. They affect entirely different parts of the body. But they all have something in common in that they are all autoimmune diseases. When an individual has anautoimmune diseases, their immune system has begun to attack parts o...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 21, 2019  3 years ago
Apple is moving towards  installing smart technology into clothing as part of a new venture to hit the healthcare industry with its latest filing of  a patent with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for “Smart Clothing” which would be able to connect with other Apple devices such as the Apple Watch to track health vitals. The patent image filed in 2018 and publish...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 21, 2019  3 years ago
THAI HERBS Krachai in Thai language refers to  Kaempferia Galanga, so the real translation for this Thai root (Krachaidam) in English is Black Galanga and not Black Gingerwhich unfortunately most people like to refer to it as.It is recognised as one of the 5 economically important Thai Herbs in the country.    Krachai Dam Is an herbaceous plant belonging to the Zingiberaceae...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 21, 2019  3 years ago
Was recently shocked to see the number of clinics in Thailand openly advertising Stem Cell Therapies on their websites and also at their clinics. In one location near the land department office at Nonthaburi, I counted like 17 clinics offering stem cells but all did not seem to have any doctors on duty and the staff could not tell us much except the pricings and that the nurses ther...
Sourec: Thailand Medical News  Oct 21, 2019  3 years ago
Study findings from a randomized clinical trial by researchers from Thomas Jefferson University reported in Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics adds evidence to earlier research that found an association between supplementation with the amino acid N-acetylcysteine (NAC) and improvements in patients Parkinson’s disease, a disorder characterized by a loss of function of the...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 21, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from University of California, Los Angeles have discovered that creatine is critical for immune cells to fight cancer and that it serves as a molecular battery for immune cells by storing and distributing energy to power their fight against cancer. The study is the first to show that creatine uptake is critical to the anti-tumor activities of CD8 T cells, also known a...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 21, 2019  3 years ago
Researchers from Sloan Kettering Institute are exploring new ways to deal with cancer including using iron. Cells can die in several ways. One such method, discovered only within the past ten years, is ferroptosis literally, death by the mineral iron. This type of cell death requires iron and is linked to a cell’s use of oxygen for metabolism. Ferroptosis is a main cause of ische...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 20, 2019  3 years ago
A new flu drug by Genentech, Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) has been granted US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for a supplemental New Drug Application (NDA). The US FDA approval has been given for the indication of acute, uncomplicated influenza, or flu, in individuals aged 12 and older who have been symptomatic for no more than 48 hours and who are at high risk of developing flu-rela...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 20, 2019  3 years ago
Typically the standard treatment protocol for the last 8 years for males with enlarged prostate is a type of drug called a 5-alpha reductase inhibitor (5-ARI). These US FDA approved drugs that also used globally, shrink the gland to improve urinary flow, and the approved forms used for treating enlarged prostates come in two varieties: Proscar (finasteride) and Avodart (dutasteride).However, these...
Source:Thailand Medical News  Oct 20, 2019  3 years ago
Genetically linked but common polycystic kidney disease (PKD) has long been perceived to be progressive and irreversible, sentencing patients to a slow and often painful decline as fluid filled cysts develop in the kidneys, grow and multiply and disrupt the organ from functioning properly. Once the kidneys fail, PKD patients often need dialysis or have to undergo a kidney transplant. To escalate i...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 19, 2019  3 years ago
In response to the acute shortage of  cancer drug Vincristine for children in the US, Canada and elsewhere, we have launched project  #SaveCancerKids to help hospitals and parents facing the problems. The drugs are available in India from 5 reputable and credible generic pharma companies, for more info refer to updates section of our previous article: https://www.thailandmedical.new...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 19, 2019  3 years ago
Vincristine a vital chemotherapy drug used to treat many types of childhood or pediatric cancer is now in acute short supply not only in the US but elsewhere as well around the globe. The shortage is putting hundreds of thousands of children at the risk of dying and also causing the drug prices to escalate by as much as fifteen to twenty times the original price.The shortage has galvanized oncolog...
Source: Thailand Medical News  Oct 18, 2019  3 years ago
A new study by a medical team from Oregon University indicates that blue wavelengths produced by light-emitting diodes from computers and smart phones damage cells in the brain and not just the retinas of the eyes and even when there is no exposure to eyes, but just exposure to body parts, aging, brain damage and also epigenetic mutations occur. Putting it simply, prolonged exposure to blue light,...

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