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In recent years, researchers have grappled with the challenge of administering therapeutics in a way that boosts their effectiveness by targeting specific cells in the body while minimizing their potential damage to healthy tissue.

Recruiting thousands of patients to collect health data for genetic clues to disease is expensive and time consuming. But that arduous process of collecting data for genetic studies could be faster and cheaper by instead mining patient data that already exists in electronic medical records, according to new Northwestern Medicine research.

Neurologists specialize in the treatment of diseases and disorders of the brain, spinal cord and nervous systems. In many cases, says UC Health neurologist Jennifer Rose Molano, MD, these problems are closely associated with sleep issues.

Approximately 60 million Americans, one-third of the adult population, are pre-diabetic. Thirty percent of these individuals will develop Type 2 diabetes in less than a decade, yet most don't know they are at high risk for the disease.

Researchers in the US have discovered that in busy people housework such as cleaning, cooking, home maintenance, and even budgeting, can raise blood pressure. Those at greatest risk are the people who believe they are doing most of the work.

HDL is known as the "good cholesterol": it lowers the chance of developing cardiovascular disease. Some families display naturally high levels of HDL in their blood. Research on the underlying causes of genetically high HDL cholesterol is important for the development of new medicines that can increase HDL levels in the blood.

People who are in car crashes or suffer serious falls, gunshot or knife wounds and other injuries at nights or on weekends do not appear to be affected by the same medical care disparities as patients who suffer heart attacks, strokes, cardiac arrests and other time-sensitive illnesses during those "off hours," according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.

Many individuals are unaware to the fact that dental wellness plays the central part in affecting the overall health from the body. Poor dental health has been related to various diseases for example heart as well as respiratory conditions. It can also be regarded as a indication of particular ailments for example cancer as well as diabetes. Oral health begins along with clean the teeth. You ought to apply the best brushing as well as flossing methods.