Limited research has been done on the occupational hazards faced by Indigenous peoples

National data has consistently shown that Indigenous people in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand are two to three times more likely to die from injury than non-Indigenous people. However, very little research has been done by the public or private sectors on the occupational hazards Indigenous people face, according to a new […]

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Nano-preterm infants may not benefit from non-invasive versus invasive ventilation at birth

Extremely premature infants still face daunting risks of sickness or death, even though advances in neonatal-perinatal care have improved infant survival at progressively lower gestational ages. Bronchopulmonary dysplasia—a serious condition of undeveloped lungs—is a leading morbidity in these tiny infants. Studies have shown that non-invasive respiratory support at birth—rather than immediate intubation and delivery of […]

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Novel photon-counting CT improves myeloma bone disease detection

New CT technology paired with artificial intelligence (AI)-based noise reduction offers superior detection of bone disease associated with multiple myeloma at lower radiation doses than conventional CT. The new technology, known as photon-counting detector CT, debuted in the clinic in 2021 after decades of development. By directly converting individual X-ray photons into an electric signal, […]

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Researchers discover potential new melanoma treatment, giving hope to patients

HMRI and University of Newcastle researchers have discovered that treating patients who have late-stage treatment resistant melanoma with a combination of two existing drugs significantly increases their survival times. The drug repurposing trial focused on patients with end stage melanoma whose cancers had become resistant to frontline immunotherapy treatment, a class of drugs known as […]

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This app can help design nutrition programs in real time

“Gibsonify” has been developed by a team of researchers from the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), Center for Global Equality and the University of Cambridge and is now ready to go live to improve nutrition programs globally. Nutrition program planners, health professionals, nutritionists and local health and nutrition functionaries are the […]

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Frequency of premenstrual anxiety, mood swings a public health issue, study finds

Premenstrual mood swings and anxiety are so common—experienced by more than 64% of women—that they represent a “key public health issue globally,” according to a new UVA Health study. The UVA Health study found that most women have premenstrual symptoms every menstrual cycle, and those symptoms regularly affect their day-to-day lives. One of the most […]

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