Monthly Archives : November 2014


Some Infertility Couples Maybe linked to HPV

Is it time to shift the attention on early stages embryo development to avoid inconclusive evidence on HPV-related infertility: debate and proposal Background: Current evidence about in-vivo effects of HPV cannot definitively clarify the possible negative role of this worldwide…

3 Comments / 2 View / November 24, 2014


Cheating the Health Card System

As Chief Investigator Darcy Spears learned, some of the people preparing your food may not be prepared to keep you safe. Week after week, that’s what we hear from restaurant owners and managers whose eateries are downgraded or closed for…

0 Comments / 6 View / November 23, 2014


Breakthrough: Unique Prostate Cancer Test

Patient coming at the University of Kansas Hospital specifically to get the prostate cancer test, from the west coast, from the east coast, Minnesota etc. they come in and leave the next day.

1 Comment / 6 View / November 23, 2014


Amazing Things Your Brain Does While You Sleep

When We Sleep, We Wake up Feeling Refreshed and Ready for Our Daily Activities   Getting enough sleep can re-energize you and make you feel better. But what is actually happening to the brain in the process?

2 Comments / 4 View / November 23, 2014


B-12 and Folic Acid No Help for Alzheimer’s Disease

Vitamin B12 and Folic Acid Not Brain Boosters Researchers looked at nearly 3,000 people  who took supplements of B-12 and folic acid. They found these supplements did not influence at all whether or not a person would develop Alzheimer’s disease.

1 Comment / 8 View / November 22, 2014


Complicated Job Keep Your Brain Young

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh found the more complex your job is, the sharper your cognitive skills will likely be as you age. “We see that those in more complex jobs generally do better on a range of cognitive…

0 Comments / 7 View / November 22, 2014


Mental Health and Alcohol Consumption

An exploration of the dynamic longitudinal relationship between mental health and alcohol consumption: a prospective cohort study Background: Despite intense investigation, the temporal sequence between alcohol consumption and mental health remains unclear. This study explored the relationship between alcohol consumption…

2 Comments / 10 View / November 21, 2014


Tiotropium Respimat in Asthma Patients

Tiotropium Respimat® in asthma: a double-blind, randomised, dose-ranging study in adult patients with moderate asthma Background: Tiotropium, a once-daily long-acting anticholinergic bronchodilator, when administered via Respimat SoftMist  inhaler (tiotropium Respimat) significantly reduces the risk of severe exacerbations and improves lung…

2 Comments / 11 View / November 21, 2014


Diagnosis and Prognosis of Melanoma

 A combination of p300 and Braf expression in the diagnosis and prognosis of melanoma Background: To date only a handful of drugs are available for the treatment of melanoma. Among them vemurafenib, a Braf V600E specific inhibitor,   showed promising results…

3 Comments / 7 View / November 21, 2014


Expensive CCTA Test vs. Normal Heart Screening Method

Heart Imaging Worth the Risk?

3 Comments / 10 View / November 20, 2014