Download PDF A combination of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs and TNF-inhibitors may help slow down spine damage in ankylosing spondylitis, according to new research findings presented at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting in Washington. Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory form of arthritis that frequently affects the joints of the spine. It\’s more […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Inverse psoriasis is a skin condition that causes red and inflamed lesions in the skin folds of the body. It is also known as intertriginous psoriasis. The location and appearance of these lesions set inverse psoriasis apart from other types of psoriasis. Inverse psoriasis appears as a red, smooth, and shiny lesions found […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Finding may lead to better therapies for individuals with dust mite allergies. Scientists from the National Institutes of Health have determined what differentiates dust mite allergens from the non-allergen proteins dust mites produce. According to the researchers, dust mite allergens are more chemically stable and produced in larger quantities than other dust mite […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF The shooting in San Bernardino, CA yesterday marked the 355th mass shooting in the United States in less than as many days in 2015. As details emerge regarding yesterday\’s events, it is clear that these types of crimes are morphing and not abating. \”Shootings involving mission-oriented females may be a new threshold which […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Long-term use of proton pump inhibitors – popular drugs commonly used to treated heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers – could lead to kidney damage and severe kidney disease. The researchers conclude long-term use of PPIs may cause harm to the kidneys and should be avoided. This was the conclusion researchers came to after […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Ministrokes are a type of stroke that only lasts for a few minutes. New research suggests that the effect of a ministroke is more serious than previously thought. New research suggests that ministrokes affect a wider area of the brain than previously thought, and that their effects last longer. Stroke is a leading […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF African-Americans have more rigidity of the aorta, the major artery supplying oxygen-rich blood to the body, than Caucasians and Hispanics, according to a study by UT Southwestern Medical Center cardiologists. The finding is important because African-Americans are the group at greatest risk of high blood pressure and organ damage caused by high blood […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Well-known autism and pain proteins are likely co-conspirators. Sensory problems are common to autism spectrum disorders. Some individuals with autism may injure themselves repetitively – for example, pulling their hair or banging their heads – because they\’re less sensitive to pain than other people. New research points to a potential mechanism underlying pain […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Memory loss is a key characteristic of Alzheimer\’s disease, which is a condition that affects more than 5.4 million people in the United States. In a new study, researchers report that a compound called chicoric acid, naturally present in chicory, may be effective in reducing Alzheimer\’s-related memory loss. Researchers suggest that a compound […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that causes your immune system to overproduce skin cells. Symptoms of psoriasis include thickened, red, scaly and itchy skin patches. The exact cause of why people have psoriasis is unknown, although genetic factors appear to play a role. A person with psoriasis will find that it is worse […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Sixty percent of children with ADHD in a recent study demonstrated persistence of symptoms into their mid-20\’s, and 41 percent had both symptoms and impairment as young adults. Investigators noted that rates of ADHD persistence into adulthood have varied greatly in earlier studies, depending on how information is collected and analyzed. In a […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Official figures released by the Department of Health show that medical abortion – a non-surgical method, where women take pills to end the pregnancy – accounted for more than half (51%) of all terminations in England and Wales for the first year ever. In total 184,571 abortions were performed in 2014 across England […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB) Department of Cellular Biology, Physiology and Immunology, and the UAB Institute of Biotechnology and Biomedicine, led by Dr Ignasi Roig, discovered that the signalling route – a cascade activation of several molecules – triggered by the ATM protein regulates DNA repair during the production of […]Continue Reading ...
Download PDF Researchers at from the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center have found that the BRCA1 gene is required for the survival of blood forming stem cells, which could explain why patients with BRCA1 mutations do not have an elevated risk for leukemia. The stem cells die before they have an opportunity to transform […]Continue Reading ...
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