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Major Medical Error can be as a result of Physical burnout

Feb
12

Date: February 12th, 2019

What Causes Medical Errors?

 By estimation, about 100,000 to 200,000 deaths per year are contributed by medical errors, this is according to the explanation that was issued by the Institute of Medicine.

Burnout is a condition of emotional exhaustion or depersonalization that is very common with more than half of doctors, as revealed by the study.

The scope of the study

Physicians countrywide were surveyed by the researchers with the aim of understanding the relationship that exists between major medical errors and burnout in their careers.

Study shows that childhood trauma lasts past one generation

Feb
08

Date: February 8th, 2019

Trauma suffered in childhood echoes across generation

The study, carried out by researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles and published in Pediatrics, found that there is an increment in the risk of behavioral problem and mental health in both the people and their young ones due to the trauma event in their childhood.

“Whatever you experience in your early-life, particularly stressful or traumatic events may result into intergenerational consequences of a great impact on your children behavior and mental health,” said the lead author, Adam Schickedanz, a clinical instructor in Pediatrics at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

Pregnant woman’s diet affects baby’s gut bacteria

Feb
05

Date: February 5th, 2019

Baby gut bacteria essential for protecting the baby

Internal and external parts of our bodies. By estimation, about 100 trillion microbes live in our guts, and according to the scientists belief, these may Microbes of an important role to play in our health overall and the risk of developing diseases.

The bacteria that constitutes a baby’s gut microbiome are very important when it comes to developing the immune system of the baby. This is according to the authors of the studies which was published in the journal of the Microbiome.

HPV test is more effective than Pap smear in cancer screening

Feb
01

Date: February 1st, 2019

What is involved in cancer screening?

The Cytology-based Pap smear entails searching for cancer or precancer cells by performing a test on cells that are taken from the lower end of a woman’s uterus known as cervix.

Cytology or cytopathology is a term used to refer to the process of diagnosing diseases just by looking at single cells and small clusters of cells.

Cervical cancer and HPV

Apart from cancer cells, a test can also be carried out on the woman’s cervix to determine the presence of certain high-risk type of HPV that can result into cancers which includes cervical cancer.

Women diabetes risk could be increased by working overtime

Jan
29

Date: January 29th, 2019

Working Overtime Risks Woman to diabetes

According to new research, it is suggested that those who work for 45 hours or more within one week have a higher probability of developing type 2 diabetes as compared to those women who clock 35 to 40 hours a week.

Dilemma on why women are affected and not men

The study authors are still not sure why working for extra time may boost the risk of developing diabetes, or why this has to happen only to women but not men. Though, they suspect that it has something to do with the unpaid work which most ladies do at home as they mostly engage in house chores as compared to men.