New microfluidic device mimics the exchange of nutrients between mother and fetus infected with placental malaria

placental malaria as a result Plasmodium falciparum The infection can lead to serious complications for both the mother and the baby. Placental malaria causes approximately 200,000 newborn deaths each year, mainly due to low birth weight, as well as 10,000 maternal deaths. Placental malaria is caused by red blood cells infected with parasites that attach … Read more

The new catheter leads to a significant reduction in pulmonary artery obstruction

A device known as Al-Bashirâ„¢ Researchers from the Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University report that angioplasty significantly reduces the size of blood clots present in the pulmonary arteries, which leads to improved heart function in patients with pulmonary embolism. Innovation session at the 2022 Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) Conference in Boston. The … Read more

California governor approves mental health courts for the homeless

San Francisco — With more than 100,000 people living on California’s streets, Governor Gavin Newsom signed a first-of-its-kind law on Wednesday that could force some of them into treatment as part of a program he calls “care” but opponents argue is harsh. Newsom signed the Community Aid, Recovery, and Empowerment Act on Wednesday. It will … Read more

How many steps do you really need to take each day, according to science?

picture: Lyubko Smokovsky (stock struggle) The more you walk, the lower your risk of all-cause and cancer deaths, According to a new study, with benefits settled once you reach 10,000 steps per day. It is clear then that this is the number of steps we should aim for – or is it? Studies comparing health … Read more