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Global hospital bed market to grow by USD 7.15 billion by 2031: says AMR

Allied market research Increase in incidences of road accidents, increase in geriatric population, increase in medical tourism and ambulatory surgical clinics and increasing number of surgical operations are driving the growth of the global hospital bed market. Based on technology, the electric beds segment contributed the major share in 2021. By region, on the other […]

Why are some people more likely to get them?

Relaxing outside on a summer evening – what could be better? Then someone gets a mosquito bite and the attack begins. While the mosquitoes feast on their chosen target, others escape unscathed – but why? Medical News Today looks at what attracts mosquitoes, why they target certain people, and how to try to stop them […]

Nurse serving North Routt neighbors

Nurse Elizabeth Kirt, who specializes in family medicine, teaches her 2-year-old daughter, Lilly Srite, how to be comfortable with a stethoscope at her family practice in northern Routt County.Courtesy photo On a inclement Sunday night, when a toddler was suffering from a bad earache, nurse Elizabeth Kirt was there for her neighbors in North Routt […]

New method could lead to more efficient production of next-generation antibiotics

An international team of researchers has developed a method to modify one class of antibiotics using microscopic organisms that produce these compounds naturally. The findings, published July 25 in Nature Chemistry, could lead to more efficient production of antibiotics effective against drug-resistant bacteria. The team started with a microorganism genetically programmed to produce the antibiotic […]

Vitamin B6 can reduce anxiety symptoms, study shows

Share on PinterestResearchers have found evidence that certain B vitamins can help reduce anxiety symptoms. berkpixels/Getty Images Researchers studied the effects of vitamins B6 and B12 to see how well both vitamins can work to reduce symptoms of anxiety and depression. Study participants took high doses of their assigned vitamin for about a month. Participants […]

Can COVID-19 vaccines cause breakthrough bleeding?

Share on PinterestResearchers have recently looked at the possible impact of COVID-19 vaccines on menstruation. Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images The effect of the COVID-19 vaccine on menstruation was not measured during any of the clinical trials, but now studies are examining people’s reports to see if there is a link. A recent study has […]

The TCT 2022 Master Operator Award is presented to Jean Fajadet, MD

Newswise — NEW YORK – July 27, 2022 – The TCT Geoffrey O. Hartzler Master Operator Award will be presented to Jean Fajadet, MD, on September 18, 2022 at the 34th Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT), the annual scientific symposium of the Cardiovascular Research Foundation (CRF). The award is given each year to a physician who […]

Marburg virus disease outbreak: Symptoms, transmission and more

Share on PinterestAfrican fruit bats are the main carriers of Marburg virus disease. Richard Packwood/Getty Images The West African country of Ghana recently announced its first outbreak of Marburg virus disease (MVD). MVD, caused by the Marburg virus – often referred to as Ebola’s deadly cousin – currently has no cure and an average mortality […]

Best Pain Relievers for Severe Gout: Types and More

Arthritis is a chronic inflammation of the joint that affects people worldwide. Doctors will create treatment plans for people based on the level of pain they are experiencing, such as those with severe arthritis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 58.5 million people in the United States have arthritis. The Arthritis […]

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