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Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Ladies, when was the last time you got a mammogram or got yourself screened for breast cancer? A simple self-examination at home might lead to early detection, and in turn boost chances of recovery. We’re not exaggerating. “Breast cancer accounts for 25% of all female cancers diagnosed worldwide. It is the most common cause of [...]

June 25, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Breast cancer signs, diagnosis, treatment, all you need to know about it

Parkinson’s treatment: A new self-tuning brain implant may help treat patients

Parkinson’s treatment: A new self-tuning brain implant may help treat patients

Scientists have developed a self-tuning brain implant that can help manage symptoms of Parkinson’s patients by delivering stimulation in real time, in response to neural signals. Deep brain stimulation has been used to treat Parkinson’s disease symptoms for 25 years, but limitations have led researchers to look for ways to improve the technique. The first [...]

June 4, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Parkinson’s treatment: A new self-tuning brain implant may help treat patients

Parkinson’s treatment: A new self-tuning brain implant may help treat patients

Parkinson’s treatment: A new self-tuning brain implant may help treat patients

Scientists have developed a self-tuning brain implant that can help manage symptoms of Parkinson’s patients by delivering stimulation in real time, in response to neural signals. Deep brain stimulation has been used to treat Parkinson’s disease symptoms for 25 years, but limitations have led researchers to look for ways to improve the technique. The first [...]

May 31, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Parkinson’s treatment: A new self-tuning brain implant may help treat patients

Tuberculosis treatment, disease tolerance is better than killing the pathogen

Tuberculosis treatment, disease tolerance is better than killing the pathogen

Turns out, tolerating an infection without eliminating a pathogen is far more beneficial than simply killing it. According to a research conducted by the McGill University Health Centre, some scientists have taken a lesson from plant biologists about an ancient strategy involving the ability to ‘tolerate’ rather than ‘resist’ infection to maintain health. The concept, [...]

May 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Tuberculosis treatment, disease tolerance is better than killing the pathogen

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

According to a research conducted by the George Washington University, despite high prevalence of obesity among US adults, provision of recommended treatments for obesity remains low. Providers cite lack of time, lack of reimbursement, and lack of knowledge as major barriers to treating patients with obesity. The study assessed health care professionals’ (HCPs) knowledge of [...]

March 26, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Why our understanding of obesity treatment is limited

Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Infertility, both in men and women, has become quite common these days and is on the rise in India. As per estimates, there has been a 20% to 30% rise in infertility in the country in the last five years. Infertility is neither an urban phenomenon nor is it confined only to women. Studies have [...]

January 19, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Not just a ‘woman’s problem’: Here are causes, symptoms, treatment of male infertility

Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

Iranian specialists discussed the latest technology in the treatment of artery stenosis at the fourth national atherothrombosis conference in Tehran on Friday, on the occasion of the International Day of Atherothrombosis (Feb. 17). Atherothrombosis is a complex disease in which cholesterol deposition, inflammation, and thrombus formation play a major role. Rupture of high-risk, vulnerable plaques [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n the [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

A new report is highlighting the alarming number of children in poor countries that are dying preventable deaths from congenital heart disease. Congenital heart disease and other serious birth defects are among the top five causes of death of children worldwide. More than 1 million children are born with congenital heart disease each year. n [...]

December 19, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Treatment of congenital heart disease in children lowers risk of death

Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

A new study has found that despite having a similar rate of mental health problems as white students, black and Hispanic students are less likely to receive proper mental health treatment, showcasing inherent racial inequalities that may be plaguing educational institutions. The research, led by Dr. Lyndonna Marrast, then of the Harvard Medical School, was [...]

August 14, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Black, Hispanic Students Less Likely To Receive Mental Health Treatment Than White Students: Study

Bringing the Latest Technology to Brain Stroke Treatment in Egypt

Bringing the Latest Technology to Brain Stroke Treatment in Egypt

When stroke victims are treated within the first four hours of an attack, they are more likely to recover completely or to face only limited disability. A new brain stroke unit in Cairo is designed to quickly treat more patients, but operating this unit will take the work of highly trained and skilled Egyptian healthcare [...]

August 6, 2016 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Bringing the Latest Technology to Brain Stroke Treatment in Egypt

New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists

New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists

Researchers in England have identified a large group of genes that may be significant for better testing and treatment of prostate cancer. Glycan sugar groups on the surface of prostate cancer cells were found to react to changes in testosterone levels that help the disease grow and spread, and may prove to be a good [...]

August 1, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on New targets for prostate cancer screening, treatment identified by scientists