Scientists discover a direct pathway for transport of inhaled fine particles from lungs to the brain – News-Medical.Net

Breathing in polluted air could lead to toxic particles being transported from lungs to brain, via the bloodstream – potentially contributing to brain disorders and neurological damage, a new study reveals. Scientists have discovered a possible direct pathway used by various inhaled fine particles through blood circulation with indications that, once there, the particles stay longer in the brain than […]

New model rapidly scans the genome of cancer cells and identifies mutations that drive tumor growth – News-Medical.Net

Cancer cells can have thousands of mutations in their DNA. However, only a handful of those actually drive the progression of cancer; the rest are just along for the ride. Distinguishing these harmful driver mutations from the neutral passengers could help researchers identify better drug targets. To boost those efforts, an MIT-led team has built a new computer model that […]

New effective combination therapy for pediatric T-acute leukemia – Science Daily

Acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) is the most common cancer affecting children. The T-ALL form of leukemia that emerges from early T lineage cells has a poorer prognosis than B-lineage ALL. The prognosis for relapsed T-ALL is very poor and new therapies are sorely needed. A joint study by Tampere University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Technology in Finland, the Massachusetts […]

Integrating oral health into primary health care | JMDH – Dove Medical Press

Introduction The number of trained oral health-care personnel in sub-Saharan Africa is very low.1 They are also maldistributed with the rural populations being highly underserved.2 Reliance on these oral health personnel to provide services in the whole spectrum of health-care levels is therefore not feasible. Using the common risk factors approach with both oral and non-oral health-care workers is a […]

Prodiet Medical Nutrition chooses Centric PLM™ to Revolutionize Product Management – PR Web

Prodiet Medical Nutrition chooses Centric PLM™ to Revolutionize Product Management It is configured to our business and mitigates risk, so we are ready to start the roll-out process with peace of mind, hand-in-hand, with the Centric Software team. CAMPBELL, Calif. (PRWEB) June 20, 2022 Prodiet, the Brazilian market leader in the clinical nutrition industry has selected Centric Software®’s Product Lifecycle […]

Multiple sclerosis and dental extractions: What to know – Medical News Today

Multiple sclerosis (MS) can cause extreme fatigue and physical difficulties that may make looking after dental health challenging. As a result, some people with MS may need dental extractions. Dentists may need to remove teeth due to decay, injury, periodontal disease, or other reasons. Although extractions are a common procedure, they can pose unique challenges for people with MS. Working […]

MRI-based machine learning approach can accurately predict Alzheimer’s disease – News-Medical.Net

The research uses machine learning technology to look at structural features within the brain, including in regions not previously associated with Alzheimer’s. The advantage of the technique is its simplicity and the fact that it can identify the disease at an early stage when it can be very difficult to diagnose. Although there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, getting […]

Social media is rife with skin-whitening products. But little is being done to regulate the market – CNN

This story is part of ‘White lies‘, a series by CNN’s As Equals investigating skin whitening practices worldwide to expose the underlying drivers of colorism, the industry that profits from it and the cost to individuals and communities. For information about how CNN As Equals is funded and more, check out our FAQs. Once primarily sold in markets and beauty […]

Tepmetko Drug / Medicine Information – News-Medical.Net

Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) summary The full CMI on the next page has more details. If you are worried about using this medicine, speak to your doctor or pharmacist. This medicine is new or being used differently. Please report side effects. See the full CMI for further details. Why am I using TEPMETKO? TEPMETKO contains the active ingredient tepotinib (as […]

Reviewing medical, legal challenges before deciding on return: Pervez Musharrafs family – Geo News

Reviewing medical, legal challenges before deciding on return: Pervez Musharraf’s family By Web Desk Sunday Jun 19, 2022 Former military ruler General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. Photo: Twitter/ @SirLifeCoach/file Musharraf’s family says they are reviewing the medical, legal and security aspects before returning to Pakistan. Family adds Pakistan lacks the required medicines and medical facilities. His family thanks country’s leadership for contacting […]