Increasing physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a key strategy and a major challenge in the fight against this respiratory disorder
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Low-dose CT scan is more effective for the evaluation of new bone formation in progressive spondyloarthritis than x-ray, new data show. "You can see much more bone formation over a shorter period of time than with conventional radiography," said Désirée van der Heijde, MD, from the Leiden University Medical Center in the Netherlands, here at the International Congress on Spondyloarthritides 2018
Two new studies have found that regular long-term aspirin use may lower the risk of certain cancers, adding to the growing evidence that aspirin may play a role as a chemopreventive agent
For the first time, scientists have performed prenatal gene editing to prevent a lethal metabolic disorder in laboratory animals, offering the potential to treat human congenital diseases before birth.
Men and women who had a major osteoporotic fracture — defined as a hip, spine, forearm, or humerus fracture — had a greater risk for this outcome during the next 25 years than their peers who had not had a fracture
Higher adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MeDi) is associated with a reduced risk for incident advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to a study recently published in Ophthalmology
Lesbian couples and single women who want to bear children should have access to medically assisted reproductive treatments such as in-vitro fertilization, France's highest bioethics body said on Tuesday
An acute coronary syndrome (ACS) is characterized by a multi-level inflammatory response, comprising activation of bone marrow and spleen accompanied by the augmented release of leukocytes into the circulation.
Curing some of the most vexing diseases first requires navigating the world's most complex structure—the human brain. So, USC scientists have created the most detailed atlas yet of the brain's memory bank
The drug allopurinol used to manage gout may offer protection against the development of kidney disease, according to a new study. Traditionally there has been concern from physicians that this medication may increase the risk of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), despite a lack of clear data supporting this relationship. As such, many patients find themselves undertreated, leading to poorer gout outcomes
For the first time, a team of researchers has found a specific place in the human genome that raises a person's risk of erectile dysfunction. The discovery is a significant advancement in the understanding of the genetics underlying erectile dysfunction
In a first-of-its-kind study, Mount Sinai researchers have shown that color vision problems caused by retinal damage on a cellular level can result from a high dose of sildenafil citrate, the popular erectile-dysfunction medication sold under the brand name Viagra