Scientists have studied the immortal jellyfish, Turritopsis dohrnii. It's the only animal that can cheat death by reverting from adulthood back to its polyp stage when threatened with danger or starvation. Other clues to possible eternal life also may exist underwater. Certain marine clams can live more than 500 years. And lobsters stock a seemingly limitless supply of a youthful enzyme that has some scientists wondering if the crustacean, under the best conditions, just might live forever.
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Financial Strain Tied to Increased Mortality After Myocardial Infarction
Severe financial strain is associated with an increased mortality risk within 180 days of discharge among elderly patients recovering from an acute myocardial infarction (MI), new research suggests. The findings, from the SILVER-AMI cohort study, showed higher mortality rates among those self-reporting severe financial strain, even after adjustment for factors such as medical complexity and functional impairments.
What are the active sunscreen ingredients that will provide photo protection?
Encouraging photoprotection is the leading preventative health strategy employed by physicians involved in skin care. Although sun avoidance is most desirable, outdoor occupations and lifestyles make total avoidance impossible for many individuals. The regular use of sunscreens represents a practical compromise in this regard. Sunscreens prevent the formation of squamous cell carcinomas in animals. In humans, the regular use of sunscreens has been shown to reduce actinic keratoses, solar elastosis, and squamous cell carcinoma.
How to deal with a short tempered person?
This quarantine period is testing us in many ways. While previously we could excuse ourselves from potentially toxic situations, now we are having to stay put and patient in the exact same place, with or without the toxicity. One of the most difficult things is having to live with a person who is short-tempered. So, while previously you didn’t have to spend every waking hour with them, now you may be interacting with them 24×7. As such, it is important to know ways in which you should deal with them.
How to manage pyloric stenosis?
A 3 week old male infant has a chief complaint of vomiting for 3-4 days. His mother states that the vomiting has gotten progressively worse and now seems to "shoot out of his mouth." The emesis always occurs after feeding, sometimes vomiting the entire volume of his feed. The vomitus is non-bilious and non-bloody. After vomiting, the infant remains hungry and is still eager to feed. He is exclusively bottle fed with formula. There is no history of fever, URI symptoms, or diarrhea. He is less active than normal. He is making fewer wet diapers and less stool than usual. There is no history of trauma or recent travel. There are no ill contacts.
Nasal decongestant -side effects?
Hello, I am 32 years old. I have got nasal congestion for past one week. Due to this I have consulted a physician and he prescribed me a decongestant. I have not used this though. I would like to know the side effects of this. Please help.