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This release appeared last week:$18.8 million to supercharge digital health technologies The Australian Government is investing $18.8 million to supercharge the discovery of better treatments for cancer, epilepsy, stroke, paralysis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, brain injuries, back pain and chronic middle ear disease. The Hon Greg Hunt MP Minister for Health Date published: 20 July 2020The Morrison Government is investing $18.8 million to supercharge the discovery of better treatments for cancer, epilepsy, stroke, paralysis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, brain injuries, back pain and chronic middle ear disease.Under round t...
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ConclusionsIn this study, we observed that the number of global deaths and DALYs attributable to high BMI has substantially increased between 1990 and 2017. Successful population-wide initiatives targeting high BMI may mitigate the burden of a wide range of diseases. Given the large variations in high-BMI-related burden of disease by SDI, future strategies to prevent and reduce the burden should be developed and implemented based on country-specific development status.
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This study thus identifies a new mechanism of action for mitoxantrone, pixantrone, and mitoxantrone (2-hydroxyethyl)piperazine through the TLR4. PMID: 32730846 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tags: Eur J Pharm Sci Source Type: research
CONCLUSIONS: There is no evidence for managing adults, or children who do not have HbSS sickle cell disease. In children who are at higher risk of stroke and have not had previous long-term transfusions, there is moderate quality evidence that long-term red cell transfusions reduce the risk of stroke, and low quality evidence they also reduce the risk of other sickle cell disease-related complications. In primary and secondary prevention of stroke there is low quality evidence that switching to hydroxyurea with phlebotomy has little or no effect on the liver iron concentration. In secondary prevention of stroke there is lo...
Source: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Cochrane Database Syst Rev Source Type: research
In this study, we found that the mice with Fstl1 genetic knockdown showed not only the impairments of learning and memory abilities, but also abnormal neural oscillations and synaptic plasticity in the hippocampus. Subsequently, we identified broad transcriptional changes including 55 up-regulated and 184 down-regulated genes in Fstl1 knockdown mice by RNA-Seq analysis, as well as neurotransmitter transport, synaptic transmission and disease-related genes. The expression changes of some DEGs were further validated via quantitative Realtime PCR (qRT-PCR). Further patch-clamp whole cell recording showed that Fstl1+/- mice di...
Source: Experimental Neurology - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Exp Neurol Source Type: research
Conclusions: Mechanical thrombectomy can be performed safely for children with AIS, but needs a further research with large samples.
Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
ConclusionsVenous thromboembolism risk in rheumatoid arthritis is stated as being less recognized as an arterial complication. This is borne out by this patient ’s clinical journey, wherein his youth, fitness, athletic appearance, and onset of symptoms during exercise were said to suggest a diagnosis of a calf strain at a minor injuries unit. Ultrasonography at a different accident and emergency unit later that day ultimately was used to diagnose deep vei n thrombosis.
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Conditions:   Stroke;   Pain Intervention:   Diagnostic Test: Abbey Pain Scale Sponsor:   University Hospital, Clermont-Ferrand Not yet recruiting
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Authors: Yoon SH, Kim E, Jeon Y, Yi SY, Bae HJ, Jang IK, Lee JM, Yoo SM, White CS, Chun EJ Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess the incremental prognostic value of coronary computed tomography angiography (CCTA) in comparison to a clinical risk model (Framingham risk score, FRS) and coronary artery calcium score (CACS) for future cardiac events in ischemic stroke patients without chest pain. MATERIALS AND METHODS: This retrospective study included 1418 patients with acute stroke who had no previous cardiac disease and underwent CCTA, including CACS. Stenosis degree and plaque types (high-risk, non-calcified, mixed, or...
Source: Korean Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Tags: Korean J Radiol Source Type: research
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