Daily Archives : December 14, 2014

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Male Infertility Linked To Various Medical Conditions

Over their lifetimes, approximately one in every five couples in the United States seeks infertility care. Researchers at the University of Stanford have found a correlation between poor sperm quality and some medical conditions, including hypertension.

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Scientists Create ‘feel full’ Chemical

Developed by researchers in the UK, the new chemical, which uses proprionate to make someone feel fuller, must be eaten on a regular basis in order to have the desired effect. In preliminary tests, a voluntary test group of 20…

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All About The New HPV Vaccine

Gardasil 9 is a new vaccine approved for use in females ages 9 through 26 and males ages 9 through 15. It is approved for the prevention of cervical, vulvar, vaginal and anal cancers caused by HPV The U.S. Food…

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What are Eye Floaters?

Most people have floaters and learn to ignore them. Those who experience a sudden increase in floaters, flashes of light in peripheral vision, or a loss of peripheral vision should have an eye care professional examine their eyes as soon…

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Superbug Infections Could Kill Millions Per Year

The British government says higher rates of drug-resistant infections could lead to 10 million deaths per year and cost $100 trillion. Drug-resistant infections currently kill more than 50,000 people every year in the U.S. and Europe. According to a new…

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Undiagnosed Pneumothorax as the Cause for Emphysema

Misdiagnosed pneumothorax interpreted as necrotizing fasciitis of the chest wall: case report of a potentially preventable death Background: Subcutaneous emphysema is an uncommon clinical finding associated both with benign sources and potentially deadly necrotizing infections.  Wide ranges of causes exist…

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Muscle Metastases in Different Primary Tumours

Muscle metastases: comparison of features in different primary tumours Background: Muscle metastases (MM) from solid tumours are rare. The aim of this study was to describe radiological features of MM, and to compare their  patterns in different malignancies. Methods: A…

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Norovirus Infection Can Occur in Emtuzumab Treatment

Norovirus-related chronic diarrhea in a patient treated with alemtuzumab for chronic lymphocytic leukemia Background: Norovirus infection is increasingly recognized as an important cause of persistent gastroenteritis in immunocompromised hosts and can be a  potential cause of morbidity in these populations….

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Allergen Immunotherapy and Risk of Intramuscular Injections

Patients on subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy are at risk of intramuscular injections Background: Allergen-specific subcutaneous immunotherapy is an effective treatment for certain allergic disorders. Ideally, it should be administered into  the subcutaneous space in the mid-posterolateral upper arm. Injections are commonly…

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Obesity Affect Balance and Gait Pattern

Center of pressure displacements during gait initiation in individuals with obesity Background: Obesity is known to affect balance and gait pattern increasing the risk of fall and injury as compared to the lean population. Such risk is  particularly high during…

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