Saturday, October 1, 2022

CLINICAL MEDICINE

Research has indicated that plant-based diets can cause shifts in the composition of the microbiome and have beneficial effects on gut health. In turn, this can lead to a lower risk of pathological conditions and diseases.  The gut microbiome is the collection of all microbes in the colon, including bacteria,...
With nearly two-thirds of patients who require hematopoietic (blood) stem cell transplants not having a suitable sibling donor, transplants from alternative donor sources can present a viable solution for a larger number of patients.  At any given time, as many as 7,500 Americans are searching for an unrelated bone marrow...

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MEDICAL HUMANITIES

Donor Matching Presents Issues in Regenerative Medicine for Minority Communities

DISCLAIMER: The information presented in this article, as well as the usage and classification of “race” and “ethnicity,” is based on scientific findings as...

Understanding Breast Cancer in Men: Signs, Symptoms and Stigma

Breast cancer isn’t just a “women’s disease” — men are also at risk, though male breast cancer diagnoses are rare. Stigma and barriers to...

BIOTECHNOLOGY

PUBLIC HEALTH

Prevalence of Hepatitis B Calls for Further Intervention in Asia

Around 300 million new cases of Hepatitis B virus (HBV) are diagnosed annually across the globe — of these, more than 75% of the cases are found in Asia (specifically South and South East Asia), with low-income communities often being impacted the most.  Hepatitis B is caused by a virus belonging to a family of...

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