NIH study will assess biomarker as potential indicator of whether lower respiratory tract infections improve with antibacterial treatment

LRTIs can cause a variety of symptoms, including persistent coughing, wheezing, chest pain, fever, and rapid or difficult breathing.
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - Category: American Health Source Type: news

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When you go to the doctor in pain, you'll probably be asked to rate your discomfort on a scale of 0 to 10. But doctors say there may be a better way to assess pain.(Image credit: Lynn Scurfield for NPR)
Source: NPR Health and Science - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Source Type: news
Katy Vincent, Charlotte J. Stagg, Catherine E. Warnaby, Jane Moore, Stephen Kennedy, Irene Tracey
Source: Frontiers in Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
This study reviews the effects of propofol on breast cancer cell biology, the immune system, and post-op pain.BMC Anesthesiology
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anesthesiology Journal Article Source Type: news
Study finds macrophages talk to sensory nerves to elicit chronic pain caused by nerve damage
Source: NanoFocus - Category: Nanotechnology Authors: Source Type: research
Authors: Altinoz MA, Ozpinar A, Alturfan EE, Elmaci I Abstract Vinorelbine is a very potent chemotherapeutic agent which is used to treat a number of cancers including breast and non-small cell lung tumors. Vinorelbine mainly acts via blocking microtubules and induces a specific type of cell death called 'mitotic catastrophe/apoptosis' subsequent to mitotic slippage, which is the failure of cells to stay in a mitotic arrested state and replicating their DNA without cytokinesis. Glial tumor cells are especially sensitive to mitotic slippage. In recent years, vinorelbine demonstrated potency in pediatric optic and po...
Source: Journal of Chemotherapy - Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: J Chemother Source Type: research
PMID: 30028385 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
Authors: Duray M, Şimşek Ş, Altuğ F, Cavlak U Abstract OBJECTIVES: The aim of this randomized controlled study was to investigate the effect of proprioceptive training on balance in patients with chronic neck pain (CNP). METHODS: Forty patients participating in the study were randomly divided into study and control groups. Both of the groups underwent conventional physical therapy; additionally, the study group was rehabilitated with gaze direction recognition exercise (GDRE) for proprioceptive training. Exercises were performed during 3 weeks with five sessions per week. Pain intensity [visual analog scale...
Source: Agri Dergisi - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Agri Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Subcostal TAP block provides an effective postoperative pain treatment in the acute period and in the 1st postoperative month in patients undergoing inguinal herniography. PMID: 30028478 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Agri Dergisi - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Agri Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Reflexology massage can reduce the intensity of NTG-induced headache. PMID: 30028477 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Agri Dergisi - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Agri Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: In this systematic review, scientific evidence indicated that patient satisfaction with nursing practices related to postoperative pain management was high; however, non-pharmacological methods were used insufficiently in the last decade. PMID: 30028476 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Agri Dergisi - Category: Anesthesiology Tags: Agri Source Type: research
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