Thursday, September 20, 2018
Lymphatic_filariasis_srilanka

Lymphatic Filariasis Still Found In Coastal Area Even After Eliminated

A Novel study revealed that there are some pockets with persistent lymphatic filariasis (LF) in coastal Sri Lanka, especially in Galle district. Sri Lanka was...
Glyphosate ban in Srilanka

If USA Use So Much Glyphosate, Then Where Are Its Patients? Talk by Prof....

“I was introduced to the Sri Lankan kidney disease in 2005 by Dr. Thilak Abeysekera. When one of my students, Dr. Sujatha Senaratne became...
Aegypti_Mosquitoes causes dengue fever and Zika

Pathway to Eradicate dengue And Zika Is Almost Identified

A landmark experiment saw more than 80 per cent of deadly disease-carrying mosquitoes being wiped out. Scientists sterilised millions of killer Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, considered...

The Boys Trapped In The Thailand Cave Could Face An Unusual Disease

As the rescue efforts for the 12 boys and their coach trapped in a flooded Thailand cave have continued, the world has been hoping...
No Such Thing As 'Normal' Vagina

There’s No Such Thing As ‘Normal’ Vagina, Latest Study Reveals

The latest biggest study on Vaginas shows that there is no such thing as 'normal' vagina.It revealed vaginas come in all shapes and sizes. (Picture...
50% of Rural Sri Lankan CKD Patients Are Depressed

More Than 50% of Rural Sri Lankan CKD Patients Are Depressed

The prevalence of depression and psychological distress among Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) patients in rural areas of Sri Lanka is high. A Sri Lankan study...
new-type-depression

New Type of Depression Found

Thirty percent of patients with depression do not experience an effect on typical antidepressants, and researchers are getting closer to understanding why. What Causes Depression? Scientists think...
Brain_csf_co_transporter NKCC1

Water Isn’t Transported To The Brain In The Way We Think

Every single day, half a liter or so of water flows from the blood to the brain to reinforce the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) –...
Sublingual Nitroglycerin Is Effective in Managing Hypertensive Emergencies

Sublingual Nitroglycerin Is Effective in Managing Hypertensive Emergencies

Rapid and controlled reduction of blood pressure is the main aim in management of hypertensive emergencies. Intravenous administration of antihypertensives are required. However, setting...
International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

WHO Releases New International Classification of Diseases (ICD 11)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is released its new International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11).   The ICD is the foundation for identifying health trends and statistics...
The Burnout Among A/L Students Are High In Sri Lanka

The Burnout Among A/L Students Are High In Sri Lanka – Study Reveals

Study found that the burnout prevalence among grade thirteen students /Advanced level students in the Sri Lanka is high and most of the significant...
Latest treatment for hair loss

Scientists Accidentally Discovered A Potential Cure For Baldness

A potential new cure for baldness has been discovered using a drug originally intended to treat osteoporosis. Researchers found the drug had a dramatic effect...

MAGNIMS Criteria Is Superior McDonald MRI Criteria For Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis In Sri Lanka

A recently published Sri Lankan study found that MAGNIMS 2016 MRI criteria is superior to McDonald 2010 MRI criteria in specificity, accuracy, and PPV for diagnosing...

Critical care in Sri Lanka – By Prof Vasanthi Pinto

A major milestone in medical history in Sri Lanka will be celebrated on June 15, marking the inauguration of the first Intensive Care Unit...

Predict The Likely Pathogens of Late Onset Neonatal Sepsis – Sri Lankan Study

A recently published study by group of Sri Lankan researchers found that Nasal swabs, respiratory secretions and umbilical swabs are of limited value as screening...
Want to Get Pregnant Fast? Try Seafood - Study Finds

Want to Get Pregnant Fast? Try Seafood – Study Finds

Couples who eat more seafood tend to have sexual intercourse more often and get pregnant faster than other couples trying to conceive, according to...
Delayed Depressive And Anxiety Morbidity of Dengue Fever is From Sri Lanka

World’s First Study On Delayed Depressive And Anxiety Morbidity of Dengue Fever is From...

Although the physical consequences of dengue are well documented, delayed psychological co-morbidities are not well studied to date. There have been case reports of psychiatric...
Spironolactone Can be Use to Treat Women's Acne

Spironolactone Can be Use to Treat Women’s Acne

A latest study found that Spironolactone May Be an Alternative to Antibiotics in Women’s Acne Treatment. In a finding that suggests the potential for practice...
cause_rheumatoid_arthritis

Researchers Uncover The Cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis

A team of researchers led by Osaka University have identified the cellular network involved in initiating and maintaining rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers suggest that this...
Vaginal Seeding

Swabbing Cesarean-born Babies with Vaginal Fluids- ‘Vaginal Seeding’ is Unsafe and Unnecessary

The increasingly popular practice of 'vaginal seeding' -- in which cesarean-delivered babies are immediately swabbed with the mother's vaginal fluids -- is declared unjustified...