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Hepatitis B virus – does infection impact IVF success?

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection is associated with pregnancy outcomes in infertile women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF). They found that HBV infection did not affect pregnancy outcomes. Some background Infertility is a growing problem worldwide. The cause of infertility is not always...

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High-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation helps treating depression in stroke survivors

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Stroke | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the effectiveness and safety of high-frequency repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (HF-RTMS) to treat depression in patients with stroke. Researchers suggested that HF-RTMS improved depression in these patients. Some background A stroke occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is cut off. When this...

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The risk of pelvic fracture in rectal cancer survivors who had radiotherapy

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Colorectal cancer | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated the risk of pelvic fracture (PF) in patients with rectal cancer who received radiation therapy. Researchers suggested that there is an increased risk of PF in these patients. Some background Rectal cancer rates have been increasing, especially in younger populations. Due to improvements in medical care, survival...

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Rehabilitation program to treat forward trunk flexion in Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of a four-week therapy program on forward trunk flexion (FTF) in patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that this training program improved FTF. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects brain cells. These cells are responsible for different...

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Waist circumference and IVF success – is there a link?

Posted by on Jun 10, 2019 in Infertility | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated if waist circumference (WC) is associated with reduced success after fertility treatment. They found that higher WC was associated with a lower live birth rate (LBR) after fertility treatment. Some background Infertility is becoming increasingly common. Fertility treatment involves using assisted reproductive...

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Suicide rates after deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in Parkinson's Disease | 0 comments

In a nutshell This study investigated suicide (the act of causing one’s own death) rates after deep brain stimulation (DBS) in patients with Parkinson's disease. Researchers suggested that suicide can occur in these patients up to 3 years after DBS. Some background Parkinson's disease (PD) affects certain brain cells. These cells...

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