The stress of open-heart surgery significantly reduces patients' vitamin D levels, but aggressive supplementation with vitamin D3, just before and after surgery, can completely eliminate the observed drop in vitamin D.
Protein pathways that are closely linked to changes in both triglyceride and hemoglobin A1c levels in diabetic patients have been identified. This finding is important to find a way to prevent the onset of heart disease or diabetic complications.
Interleukin-7 restores lymphocytes in septic shock and provides potential therapy for sepsis. Standard treatment involves high doses of antibiotics that fight the infection, but they often don't work well and fail to boost the body's immune defenses.
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement is a procedure that helps to repair the damaged heart valve. The individuals who underwent this procedure have experienced a significant increase in their quality of life.
Malaria infection during pregnancy can cause complications during the pregnancy and delivery. L-arginine and nitric oxide are depleted during malaria infection in pregnancy (MIP) and L-arginine supplementation helps improve pregnancy outcomes.
Brain awareness week (BAW) is a global initiative observed in March to raise awareness about advances in brain research and its benefits. Participants organize fun events and activities to educate people of all ages about brain health and importance of brain research
New insights on how nerves protect healthy muscles. This understanding can help delay old-age frailty (weakness) by either slowing the decline or by increasing the success of nerve branching to rescue detached muscle fibers and thereby stop muscle wasting.