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How Veterinary Vaccines Affect Human Health

IntroductionWhy veterinary vaccines are important?Types of veterinary vaccinesHow can veterinary vaccines positively impact human health?How can veterinary vaccines adversely affect human health?ReferencesFurther Reading The use of veterinary vaccines is increasing exponentially to protect both animal health and public health. However, there is evidence indicating that humans unintentionally exposed to veterinary vaccines can develop adverse events. […]

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How does the Brain Change as we Age?

Aging is an inevitable facet of life, and yet the biology underlying this actuality remains poorly understood. Despite impacting every organ in the body, aging cannot be attributed simply to a single pathway, and the mechanisms surrounding the significant changes in the brain are less clear. Aging of the brain. Image Credit: Chinnapong/Shutterstock.com The causes […]

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Role of Sleep in Memory Consolidation

IntroductionSleepSleep, Learning and MemoryMemory ConsolidationRole of Sleep in Memory ConsolidationStages of Sleep and Memory TypesSleep Deprivation and MemoryDiscreet Doubts and Future ResearchReferencesFurther Reading Research undertaken over the last century has revealed that sleep plays a role in the mechanisms directing normal cognitive and developmental processes, including the consolidation of memories. This article will explore the […]

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Journalists Dig In on the Fiscal Health of the Nation and Hospital Closures in Rural Missouri

KHN chief Washington correspondent Julie Rovner discussed health care costs and the fiscal health of Medicare and Social Security on C-SPAN’s “Washington Journal” on Sept. 28. She also discussed President Joe Biden’s comments about the covid-19 pandemic being “over,” as well as health inflation, the government funding bill, and other domestic news on WAMU/NPR’s “1A” […]

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What is Ocular Motor Apraxia?

IntroductionHistoryCause and typesSymptomsEpidemiologyAtaxia with oculomotor apraxiaDiagnosis and treatmentReferencesFurther reading Ocular motor apraxia (OMA) is a neurological condition resulting in an inability to turn the eyes voluntarily in a horizontal manner. Ocular Motor Apraxia is known by a variety of terms. OMA is sometimes referred to as Cogan's Ocular Motor Apraxia (COMA) or Saccadic Initiation Failure […]

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Hot vs Cold: the differences between tumor types

What are hot tumors?What are cold tumors?The importance of distinguishing between the two typesApplication for medical practiceTaking age into considerationIgniting the cold heartReferences Further reading  According to modern scientific concepts, tumor types are now categorized into separate groups based on their response rate to immune checkpoint inhibitors (ICI). In practical terms, which can be understood more […]

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Government Watchdogs Attack Medicare Advantage for Denying Care and Overcharging

Congress should crack down on Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors that sometimes deny patients vital medical care while overcharging the government billions of dollars every year, government watchdogs told a House panel Tuesday. Witnesses sharply criticized the fast-growing health plans at a hearing held by the Energy and Commerce subcommittee on oversight and investigations. […]