How Good is Cholecystectomy For Biliary Dyskinesia in Pediatric Patients?
Discussion Biliary disease includes gallstones, cholecystitis (inflammation of the gallbladder), cholangiopathy and cholangitis (pathology of the bile ducts), biliary dyskinesia, gangrene, and cancer. Some are often overlapping as gallstones often contributing to cholecystitis and cholangitis. Biliary dyskinesia (BD) is well-recognized in adults. Adult criteria include: “abdominal pain located in the epigastrium and/or right upper quadrant along with; buildup of pain to a steady level and lasting 30 minutes or longer, pain occurring at different intervals and not daily, severe enough to interrupt activities or lead t...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - January 30, 2023 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Parasite Facts To Prepare Fans For The Upcoming HBO Series Spinoff
Learn More Parasite Facts To Prepare Fans For The Upcoming HBO Series Spinoff Back in 2019, movie theaters were dominated by tentpole franchises like never before. There were three DC comics films, three Marvel Cinematic Universe installments (including "Avengers: Endgame"), and four live-action…#disney #johnwick #fastandfurious #legomovie #frozen #toystory #starwars #ip #korean #bongjoonho (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 29, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Real-life zombie fungi that inspired 'The Last of Us'
The zombies are identifiable by the fungi bursting from their bodies: a thicket of spiky tendrils, a miniature garden of mushroom-like fruiting bodies. These fungal parasites act as puppeteers, commanding and positioning the zombies to infect entire communities. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - January 25, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Oscars Diversity: ‘Everything Everywhere’ Propels Asian Acting Nominees to Historic High
Just three years after Parasite swept every one of its possible Oscars but received nary a nomination in any of the acting categories, fellow unlikely awards favorite Everything Everywhere All at Once is responsible for helping Asian actors achieve a historic high of four nominations in a single…#oscars #michelleyeoh #academys #blondesanadearmas #cuban #kehuyquan #hollywood #vietnam #academy #haingsngor (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 24, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

WormBase ParaSite is hiring
Got a passion for parasitic worm genomics? Join our team! We’re hiring a bioinformatician at University of Glasgow. The succesfull applicant will work on a range of data analysis, data integration, curatorial and community-engagement activities for WormBase ParaSite. This will include driving annotation improvements within WB-PS by developing new workflows, and enabling updates from the research community. The post is available either for an experienced bioinformatician or a less experienced bioinformatician that wants to further develop their skills. For more information and to apply click here. –WormBase ParaS...
Source: WormBase - January 24, 2023 Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Authors: Ranjana Kishore Tags: news positions available ParaSite Wormbase Parasite Source Type: news

‘The Last Of Us’ Zombie Infection Is Real—Here’s What Scientists Say About The Threat To Humans
The zombifying fungal infection that wiped out humanity in The Last of Us is based on a very real set of parasitic fungi that hijack insects and compel them to pass the infection on. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 16, 2023 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Robert Hart, Forbes Staff Tags: Business /business Innovation /innovation Games /games Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment Healthcare /healthcare Science /science Breaking breaking-news Source Type: news

‘The silent disease’: Chagas is a killer. Now carriers want their voices heard
The parasite-borne disease is classed as ‘neglected’ yet causes 12,000 deaths a year, mostly in Latin America. Can the world really wipe it out by 2030?The first time Elvira Idalia Hern ández Cuevas heard of Chagas was when her then 18-year-old daughter tested positive.Hern ández’s daughter, Idalia, had donated blood in her home town, near the city of Veracruz in the Gulf of Mexico. When her sample was screened, she was told she was a carrier of the neglected tropical disease.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 16, 2023 Category: Science Authors: Sarah Johnson Tags: Global health Global development Infectious diseases Bolivia Americas Mexico Brazil Medical research Source Type: news

‘Decision To Leave’ Director Park Chan-Wook Explains How Less Is Much More When It Comes To Creating Tension: “That’s The Purest Form Of Cinema”
Bong Joon-ho may be the national hero for bringing home the Oscar for Parasite, but it was Park Chan-wook who first blazed the trail for Korean cinema. After two false starts, his international career began in earnest in 2000 with Berlinale hit Joint Security Area (J.S.A), a military thriller set…#oldboy #decisiontoleave #handmaiden #blurrysilhouette #jointsecurityarea #mossad #koreans #jsa #cannes #parkhaeils (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 12, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

International Feature Focus: Why Irish Film ‘The Quiet Girl’ Is Making Noise In The Oscar Race
For the last three years, the winner of the International Oscar has pretty much been a given: First came Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite, then Thomas Vinterberg’s Another Round, and then Ryusuke Hamaguchi’s Drive My Car — all anointed by Cannes and eased to the finish line after prominent festival play in…#bongjoonhosparasite #clairekeegan #quietgirl #audienceawards #quietgirls #moroccos #ryusukehamaguchis #irish #belgium #berlinale (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 11, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Who Will Save Us From Ourselves? | ZeroHedge
Who Will Save Us From Ourselves? Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, We have the capacity to learn from previous civilization's errors - rising inequality, hubris, over-reach, decay of production and trade, parasitic elites, and so on - yet we go right ahead and repeat those same…#martiancentralbank #tommy #kondratieff #earthling #tommycarrigan #creatingjobs #traumatizedworld #charleshughsmith #pdf #selfreliance (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 9, 2023 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kissing Bug Confidential: Priorities for Managing Chagas Disease
(MedPage Today) -- Kissing bug. Cone-nosed bug. Vinchuca. Chipo. Barbeiro. These English, Spanish, and Portuguese names are local sobriquets for nocturnal, blood-sucking insects that transmit a zoonotic parasite native to Latin America. In recent... (Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease)
Source: MedPage Today Infectious Disease - January 8, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Africa: Antimalarial Drug Resistance On the Rise in Africa
[DW] Artemisinin is the most important component in antimalarial drugs, but an increasing number of parasites in Africa are now resistant to it. If action isn't taken swiftly, the consequences could be disastrous. (Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria)
Source: AllAfrica News: Malaria - January 7, 2023 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

10 Ways the World Got Better In 2022
Over the past year, the headlines have been dominated by alarming events: the Russian invasion of Ukraine, high inflation, supply chain shortages, and the threat of food insecurity for many nations. But 2022 was also a year of milestones toward a better future, scientific breakthroughs, and stories of hope. Here’s a look at 10 stories of human progress from the last 12 months. 1. We found out that civilization reached peak agricultural land For nearly all of human history, producing more food required more land. But starting in the early 1900s, and continuing through the next 100 years, four powerful forces—syn...
Source: TIME: Health - December 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tony Morley Tags: Uncategorized climate change freelance global health Health Care healthscienceclimate Londontime Source Type: news

String stability of automated vehicles based on experimental analysis of feedback delay and parasitic lag - Ma K, Wang H, Zuo Z, Hou Y, Li X, Jiang R.
Recent literature shows that automated vehicle (AV) significantly impacts traffic flow stability. However, as a widely used longitudinal AV technology, the Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) system still has several unknown features that lack field data for mod... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 26, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Congo-Kinshasa: WHO Declares DR Congo Free of Guinea-worm Disease Transmission
[WHO] The World Health Organization (WHO) is proud to announce that it has certified the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) as free of transmission of Dracunculus medinensis, the parasite that causes dracunculiasis (Guinea-worm disease). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 19, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news