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Inhibition of gene expression and production of iNOS and TNF-α in experimental model of neurodegenerative disorders stimulated microglia by Soy nano-isoflavone/stem cell-exosomes.

Feb 21, 2022

The present study evaluated the therapeutic potential of soybean nano-isoflavone extract versus bone marrow mesenchymal stem cells derived extracellular exosomes (BMSCs-EXs) in experimentally induced ...

Assessing the clinical utility of volumetric HRCT in pediatric enlarged vestibular aqueduct related hearing loss.

Feb 21, 2022

|The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of volumetric HRCT measurements in the diagnosis of enlarged vestibular aqueduct syndrome (EVAS) and describe the association of this novel radiographic ...

Early Surgery Not Superior for Meniscal Tears in Young Adults

Feb 16, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Early meniscal surgery is not superior to a strategy of exercise and education with the option of later surgery among young, active adults with meniscal te...

Volume-Based Compensation Most Common Incentive for Doctors

Feb 14, 2022

MONDAY, Feb. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The most common base compensation incentive component for primary care physicians (PCPs) and specialists is volume-based compensation, according to a study pu...

Fat Mass Negatively Linked to Bone Mineral Density

Feb 14, 2022

MONDAY, Feb. 14, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Fat mass is negatively associated with bone density, especially for men, according to a study published online Feb. 10 in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinolog...

Mechanical properties of cracked articular cartilage under uniaxial creep and cyclic tensile loading.

Feb 14, 2022

Cracks may change the mechanical properties of articular cartilage, and further lead to early osteoarthritis. The study aimed to probe the mechanical properties of cracked cartilage under uniaxial ten...

Asiatic Acid Induces Mitochondrial Apoptosis via Inhibition of JAK2/STAT3 Signalling Pathway in Human Osteosarcoma.

Feb 14, 2022

Osteosarcoma (OS), a severe malignant bone tumour, usually occurs in adolescents and children and has a poor prognosis. Asiatic acid (AA), an active component isolated from Centella asiatica (L.) Urb....

11.5 Percent of Under 65-Year-Olds Uninsured in 2020

Feb 11, 2022

FRIDAY, Feb. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- In 2020, 11.5 percent of people aged younger than 65 years were uninsured, according to a study published Feb. 11 in the National Health Statistics Reports, ...

Multimodal Nonopioid Protocol Eases Pain After ACL Repair

Feb 11, 2022

FRIDAY, Feb. 11, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- A multimodal nonopioid pain protocol may offer adequate relief from postoperative pain for some patients undergoing anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction ...

Every Infant With Clubfoot Should Have Access to Ponseti Method

Feb 09, 2022

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 9, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- The Ponseti method is the most effective and accepted treatment for idiopathic congenital clubfoot, and every infant born with clubfoot should have access t...

Does cage position affect the risk of cage subsidence after oblique lumbar interbody fusion in the osteoporotic lumbar spine: a finite element analysis.

Feb 07, 2022

This study aimed to evaluate the biomechanical effects of different cage positions with stand-alone (SA) methods and bilateral pedicle screw fixation (BPSF) in the osteoporotic lumbar spine after OLIF...

Aluminum bone toxicity in infants may be promoted by iron deficiency.

Feb 07, 2022

Aluminum has adverse effects on human health. Aluminum is poorly transported from the gastrointestinal tract, but if the load is high, a significant level of aluminum may be absorbed. There are two ma...

California Universal Health Care System Bill Faces Monday Deadline

Feb 01, 2022

MONDAY, Jan. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- California lawmakers must vote by Monday on whether to keep a bill to create a universal health care system moving forward.Monday, Jan. 31, is the last chance...

Surgical Fixation No Better for Dorsally Displaced Distal Radius Fracture

Jan 31, 2022

MONDAY, Jan. 31, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Surgical fixation with K-wires does not improve patients' wrist function at 12 months compared with a cast among patients with dorsally displaced distal radiu...

Targeting Cancer-Associated Fibroblasts in the Bone Marrow Prevents Resistance to CART-Cell Therapy in Multiple Myeloma.

Jan 31, 2022

Pivotal clinical trials of B-cell maturation antigen (BCMA)-targeted chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) T-cell therapy in patients with relapsed/refractory multiple myeloma (MM) resulted in remarkable in...

Black Patients More Likely to Have Negative Descriptors in Notes

Jan 25, 2022

MONDAY, Jan. 24, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Black patients are more likely than White patients to have at least one negative descriptor in the history and physical notes of their electronic health recor...

Chronic low back pain is associated with impaired bed turning ability: Evaluation by a mobility detection system.

Jan 24, 2022

We aimed to assess and compare kinetics and kinematic variables of bed turning ability using a mobility detection system in patients with and without chronic low back pain and to observe the impacts o...

Arthroscopic debridement for infection after fracture fixation (IAFF) of the ankle: A case report.

Jan 24, 2022

Infection after fracture fixation (IAFF) is one of the most challenging issues for the lower-middle class socioeconomic. It is also related to unsatisfactory outcome of the treatment. Arthroscopy usua...

Reduced intensity hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for myelofibrosis in accelerated-phase.

Jan 24, 2022

Accelerated-phase (AP) myelofibrosis, currently defined by circulating blasts 10-19%, usually confers very high risk for progression and poor outcome. The outcome of hematopoietic stem cell transplant...

Prophylactic Antibiotics Not Needed Before Invasive Dental Procedures

Jan 21, 2022

THURSDAY, Jan. 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- There is no evidence to support administering antibiotic prophylaxis before invasive dental procedures (IDP) in patients with prosthetic joints, according t...