Monday, October 3, 2022

Fracture rates are substantially higher in those with intellectual disability

The study aimed to assess the incidence of fractures in people with ID over the life course.

Long-term antidepressant use may double the risk of heart disease

Adverse health outcomes associated with long-term antidepressant use.

No difference found between spinal and general anesthesia for individuals undergoing hip fracture surgery

The findings analyzed previously published data on nearly 4,000 hip fracture patients.

Study reports the effects of COVID-19 on the colon

Around 60% of patients experienced digestive tract impacts.

The study unravels the mechanism that enables skin cancer to metastasize to the brain

The treatments already exist, they just need to be repurposed.

Night owls are more susceptible to diabetes and heart disease

Those who stay up later have a reduced ability to use fat for energy.

The risk of blood clots remains for almost a year after COVID-19 infection

COVID-19 infection increases the risk of potentially life-threatening blood clots for at least 49 weeks.

Uncontrolled blood pressure contributes to a lot of heart-related emergencies

A new study highlights the top reasons for emergency room visits and suggests poorly controlled hypertension.

Smartphones can detect blood oxygen saturation levels, study

This is a good first step toward developing biomedical devices that are aided by machine learning.

Air Pollution causes Negative Changes in a Baby’s gut

Exposure to air pollution in infancy affects a child’s developing gut.

Commonly used prostate cancer treatment rewires the engine of prostate tumors

Biopsies from the same patients before and after treatment reveal how a specific drug reprograms prostate tumors.

Anti-diarrhea medication may help treat core symptoms of autism

Scientists used a computer model that encompasses proteins involved in ASD and the way they interact.

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