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Fatty Liver Might Be Caused Due To Inflammation

A poor diet and other risk factors result in liver disease. This crucial metabolic organ could become fatty and inflamed. In the long term, this might result in irreversible and life-threatening organ damage (cirrhosis of the liver or 'shrunken liver').

West Nile virus: Effectivenes of RNA-based Therapy

A Yale-led research team developed a new RNA therapy, delivered through the nose, to treat mice infected with West Nile Virus. The innovative approach reduced the virus in the brain, allowing the immune system to destroy the virus and develop long-term protection against West Nile Virus disease, the researchers said.

Soccer Athletes: Play and Injury Risks

A new study presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) looked at soccer athletes who sustained an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction to better understand the average return to play time and their risk of injury following a revision ACL reconstruction.

Poor Sleep May Impact Schizophrenia Patients

Three-quarters of schizophrenia patients suffer from a range of sleep disturbances such as sleeping too long and having difficulty falling asleep, according to a study presented at the Schizophrenia International Research Society (SIRS) 2018 Biennial Meeting. The study finding sheds a light on an underexamined area in major psychiatric disorders.