Category Archives: Aging

Новое приложение для наблюдения за пациентами с болезнью Паркинсона: SleepFit – Medical News Bulletin

Приложение SleepFit позволяет пациентам, страдающим болезнью Паркинсона, фиксировать в течение дня свои двигательные нарушения, помогая докторам контролировать и назначать лекарства в минимальных эффективных дозах. Болезнь Паркинсона, БП (англ. Parkinson’s Disease, PD) характеризуется дрожью, скованностью  мышц, а также замедленностью в инициировании и повторении произвольных движений. Это типичные двигательные нарушения, которые встречаются у пациентов с БП, дополняют…

Связаны ли грудное вскармливание и применение практики контакта кожа-к-коже между матерью и младенцем с внезапной детской смертностью? – Medical News Bulletin

Ученые изучали есть ли связь между грудным вскармливанием и применение практики контакта кожа-к-коже между матерью и младенцем с внезапной детской смертностью. Предыдущие исследования показали, что большое количество случаев  внезапных смертей младенцев происходит в первые шесть дней после рождения. Такие данные позволили предположить, что определенную роль здесь могут играть некоторые методики, практикуемые в госпиталях. Эти наблюдения…

Oliceridine for pain relief – Medical News Bulletin

A recent study reports that oliceridine, an opioid drug, has fewer adverse effects compared with morphine for postoperative pain relief. Oliceridine is an opioid drug that is used intravenously for severe acute pain.  It is a G-protein, μ-opioid receptor biased agonist developed by Trevena.  A study published in The Journal of Pain Research found that an…

Does regular exercise and a healthy diet help prevent cognitive decline? – Medical News Bulletin

A healthy diet and regular aerobic exercise help to prevent cognitive decline and improve heart health in elderly people — even those with health problems. Is it ever too late to try and improve your health and mental wellbeing?  Can you get long-term benefits from a change in lifestyle that includes a healthy diet and…

Can cardiovascular disease be managed through internet counselling? – Medical News Bulletin

Internet counselling is being used to manage such diseases as cardiovascular disease, stroke, and dementia. Internet counselling is a new way to manage patients using the internet and a desktop computer, tablet, or laptop.  In a study published in Lancet Digital Health, internet counselling was used to manage cardiovascular disease. The study included a total…

Guideline recommended drug dosages may not be right for the female population – Medical News Bulletin

Heart disease is characterized as a reduction in blood flow to the heart. Heart failure is when the organ is not able to carry out its main purpose and the body is unable to properly circulate blood. With advancements in medicine and pharmacology, medication such as angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACEs) inhibitors, angiotensin-receptor blocks (ARBs), and beta-blockers have…

Gut bacteria – a key to reverse the aging mechanism? – Medical News Bulletin

Recent research suggests that bacteria in our gut may alter the process of aging. The gut microbiome is comprised of millions of bacteria residing in the gastrointestinal tract. The microbiome has become an important research topic over the last twenty years in multiple areas of research including nutrition, diseases, and physiology. Previous studies have highlighted…

Could an erythropoietin receptor be the cure for neurodegenerative diseases? – Medical News Bulletin

An alternate erythropoietin receptor found in insects may be useful in leading the discovery of a cure for neurodegenerative diseases in humans. Erythropoietin (Epo) is a hormone that promotes the production of red blood cells (erythropoiesis) to improve oxygen supply to tissues and protect nerve cells from dying. Clinically, erythropoietin has been used as a…