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Should Antidepressants Be Used For Chronic Pain?

SHOULD ANTIDEPRESSANTS BE USED FOR CHRONIC PAIN?

For chronic pain treatment including back pain and osteoarthritis, antidepressants like SNRIs and Tricyclic antidepressants showed...

Esophageal Cancer Patients Show Abundance of Oral Pathogens, Says Study

ESOPHAGEAL CANCER PATIENTS SHOW ABUNDANCE OF ORAL PATHOGENS, SAYS STUDY

In esophageal cancer patients, oral pathogens are more prevalent and could be used as a novel diagnostic tool, said researchers.

 
 
 
Brain Hyperactivation Serves as Biomarker for Alzheimer's Disease

BRAIN HYPERACTIVATION SERVES AS BIOMARKER FOR ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Abnormal hyperactivation of the brain areas serves as an early biomarker of Alzheimer's disease that advances the knowledge about the...

Novel Topical Cream Developed For Psoriasis Treatment

NOVEL TOPICAL CREAM DEVELOPED FOR PSORIASIS TREATMENT

Novel non-steroidal benvitimod topical cream is safe and effective for the treatment of psoriasis. No serious side effects were seen.

 
 
 
In Severe COVID-19 Patients, Arthritis Drug Shows No Response

IN SEVERE COVID-19 PATIENTS, ARTHRITIS DRUG SHOWS NO RESPONSE

In severe and critical COVID-19 patients, arthritis drug tocilizumab was stopped early as it increased the number of deaths in patients...

Bird Flu Cases Reported in 13 Indian States So Far

BIRD FLU CASES REPORTED IN 13 INDIAN STATES SO FAR

Bird flu outbreak has been confirmed in 13 states so far of which Avian Influenza has been reported in poultry birds from nine states,...

 
 
 
Major Surgery May Increase The Risk Of Alzheimer's Disease

MAJOR SURGERY MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE

Major surgery may trigger certain patterns of cognitive alterations, depending on the Alzheimer's pathological changes, thereby acting...

Health Ministry Says Over 15L Vaccinated, 11 Hospitalized In Inoculation Drive

HEALTH MINISTRY SAYS OVER 15L VACCINATED, 11 HOSPITALIZED IN INOCULATION DRIVE

The Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday that 15,37,190 people have been administered Covid-19 vaccines across the country so...

 
 
 
Convalescent Plasma Therapy Treats Severe COVID-19 In Immunocompromised Patient

CONVALESCENT PLASMA THERAPY TREATS SEVERE COVID-19 IN IMMUNOCOMPROMISED PATIENT

Single intravenous infusion of convalescent blood plasma imparted a great recovery in an immunocompromised old lady who was suffering...

New Treatment Prolongs Lives of Patients With Acute Myeloid Leukemia

NEW TREATMENT PROLONGS LIVES OF PATIENTS WITH ACUTE MYELOID LEUKEMIA

In patients with acute myeloid leukemia , administering the cancer drug azacitidine as a maintenance treatment had improved overall...

 
 
 
Diabetes Linked to Premature Coronary Heart Disease

DIABETES LINKED TO PREMATURE CORONARY HEART DISEASE

Women under 55 with type-2 diabetes had a tenfold greater risk of having coronary heart disease, said researchers.

Remote Patient Monitoring Set To Boom in Health Care Technology

REMOTE PATIENT MONITORING SET TO BOOM IN HEALTH CARE TECHNOLOGY

Requirements for COVID-19 lockdowns and social distancing have shifted the healthcare provision and patient monitoring towards growing...

 
 
 
New Vaccine for Kala-Azar

NEW VACCINE FOR KALA-AZAR

School of Biochemical Engineering of IIT-BHU scientists in collaboration with the Institute of Medical Sciences , BHU, have tested...

Formation Site of tau Protein Tangles in Alzheimer's Disease Revealed

FORMATION SITE OF TAU PROTEIN TANGLES IN ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE REVEALED

Automated imaging method - PET imaging can track the formation of pathological TAU protein clumps seen in the brain of Alzheimer's...

 
 
 
Age Influences Sex-related Outcomes After Heart Attack

AGE INFLUENCES SEX-RELATED OUTCOMES AFTER HEART ATTACK

Age and sex were found to play a crucial part in people who experience a heart attack, said a new study.

New Combo Therapy for Head and Neck Cancer

NEW COMBO THERAPY FOR HEAD AND NECK CANCER

New combination therapy was effective in patients with head and neck cancer, said researchers.

 
 
 
COVID-19 in India: 14k New Cases, Recoveries Cross 1.02 Cr

COVID-19 IN INDIA: 14K NEW CASES, RECOVERIES CROSS 1.02 CR

In India in the last 24 hours, 14,545 new coronavirus infections have been reported, increasing the overall tally to 1,06,25,428, the...

Tummy Bug Bacteria: New Insights

TUMMY BUG BACTERIA: NEW INSIGHTS

A new study reveals how bacteria commonly responsible for seafood-related stomach upsets can go dormant and then "wake up".

 
 
 
Postnatal Depression in Men Linked to Insecurities in Relationships

POSTNATAL DEPRESSION IN MEN LINKED TO INSECURITIES IN RELATIONSHIPS

Swedish study shows that men who are insecure in their relationship with their partner more commonly experience postnatal depression.

Appearance Keeps Students Off Zoom Cameras

APPEARANCE KEEPS STUDENTS OFF ZOOM CAMERAS

Appearance and social norms keep students off Zoom camera, said researchers. Explicitly encouraging camera use could boost participation...

 
 
 



Health Ministry Says Over 15L Vaccinated, 11 Hospitalized In Inoculation Drive

Health Ministry Says Over 15L Vaccinated, 11 Hospitalized In Inoculation Drive

The Union Health Ministry informed on Saturday that 15,37,190 people have been administered Covid-19 vaccines across the country so far. Read more ...

In Severe COVID-19 Patients, Arthritis Drug Shows No Response

In Severe COVID-19 Patients, Arthritis Drug Shows No Response

In severe and critical COVID-19 patients, arthritis drug tocilizumab was stopped early as it increased the number of deaths in patients receiving them. Read more ...

Joe Biden to squash President Trump's attempt to roll back coronavirus...

Joe Biden to squash President Trump's attempt to roll back coronavirus travel restrictions

Joe Biden has rejected an effort by President Donald Trump to lift several Wuhan coronavirus travel restrictions on Monday, Jan. 18. The Trump administration enacted travel... Read more ...

2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14

2.5 Million Children Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 As Of Jan. 14

The hospitalization rate of children with COVID-19 has increased, too The American Academy of Pediatrics reports that since the beginning of the pandemic, about 2.5 million... Read more ...

Lessons Learned About COVID and Cancer

Lessons Learned About COVID and Cancer

In March of 2020, during the first U.S. surge of the COVID-19 pandemic, MedPage Today published a story on oncology specialists from the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance who shared... Read more ...

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals the simple steps that could make it more effective 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY reveals the simple steps that could make it more effective 

DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: The Covid-19 vaccines are a modern-day miracle. It is a wonder such safe and effective vaccines were produced, tested and delivered in such record-breaking time. Read more ...

‘What should I eat?!' How to choose the best vegetarian and plant-based...

‘What should I eat?!' How to choose the best vegetarian and plant-based foods for your body

“What can I actually eat on a plant-based or vegetarian diet?” It's natural to wonder about your options. Carrots and broccoli are givens-of course. But are all plant-based... Read more ...

New First-Line Kidney Cancer Combination Gets FDA Nod

New First-Line Kidney Cancer Combination Gets FDA Nod

WASHINGTON - The FDA approved the combination of nivolumab plus cabozantinib on Friday for treating advanced renal cell carcinoma in the first-line setting. Support for... Read more ...

Anaphylaxis Cases With Moderna COVID-19 Vax Follow Similar Pattern

Anaphylaxis Cases With Moderna COVID-19 Vax Follow Similar Pattern

Ten cases of anaphylaxis and over 100 cases of severe allergic reactions were reported following administration of the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, but nearly... Read more ...

10 out of 4 million Americans to get Moderna's vaccine suffered anaphylaxis

10 out of 4 million Americans to get Moderna's vaccine suffered anaphylaxis

Just one person who went into anaphylactic shock - a life-threatening response in which a person's airways can become too narrow for them to breathe - had no history of... Read more ...