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Psoriatic Arthritis

BMI And Disease Severity Links To Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects the skin and joints, causing pain and disability. The disease often causes swelling of the fingers and toes;  but mainly because of joint inflammation. Although psoriatic arthritis has been associated with an enhance prevalence of obesity and being overweight; few studies have assess the relationship between…

Women's Access To Effective HIV Protection

Women’s Access To Effective HIV Protection

A restrictive recommendations for pre exposure prophylaxis (or PrEP) issuing by the Centers for Disease Control and; the  Prevention (CDC) systematically disqualifying nearly all the women are at risk for HIV and/or motivating to use the medication. But PrEP is an antiretroviral drug taken by people who are HIV negative to prevent HIV infection; Research…

The building blocks of the human lungs and airways

Lungs Map Uncovers New Insights Into Asthma

Lungs; For the first time, researchers have mapped the building blocks of the human lungs and airways, in both asthma patients and normal people. The research from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, University Medical Center Groningen, Open Targets, GSK and collaborators reveal the identity of each cell type, creating the first draft Human Cell Atlas of…

High Protein Intake May Control Age-Relating Inflammation

High Protein Intake May Control Age-Relating Inflammation

Consuming protein may benefit people hoping to lose weight or build muscle mass; the study finding that protein intake may also be associating with the slower progression of age-relating inflammation. Finding that adults around 60 years old; diets on average including adequate protein and in particular protein from plants showing fewer signs of inflammaging. Inflammaging…

Protein

Solving The Structure Of Protein Curbs Cancer

Protein; For the first time, Bernese researchers have been able to solve the structure of a transport protein; and thus to describe the functional mechanism that plays a significant role in the survival of cancer cells. This is an important step towards developing effective inhibitors to fight tumor growth. Certain cancer cells depend on exporting the…

Cells That Transport Water Through The Tree

Cells That Transport Water Through The Tree

Ponderosa longevity might hinge on the shape of microscopic valve like structures between the cells that transport water through the tree; The researchers sampled growth rates of ponderosa pine trees of varying ages at two remote sites. Research studying the structural traits of the trees xylem vascular tissue; that transports water and minerals through the…

Inhaling Air Pollution

Inhaling Air Pollution Defensive Heart Lung Reflex For Hypertension

Inhaling Air pollution significantly increases the risk for premature deaths, particularly in people with underlying cardiovascular disease, clinical and epidemiological studies have determined. In healthy people, inhaling ozone or particle pollution triggers a defensive lung-heart reflex that automatically slows heart rate to accommodate oxygen deficiency and help slow distribution of pollutants throughout the body. Yet,…

Brain Decline

People Brain With Multi Morbidity Scores Have Faster Brain Decline

People; Having arthritis, or diabetes, or heart disease can change a person’s life, getting in the way of daily activities and requiring special diets and medicines. As millions of Americans cope with just such a combination of conditions, a new approach to measuring what their lives are actually like has emerge. Multimorbidity scores can help…

Research shows that there is a large variance in the quality of eczema apps

Eczema Apps For Self Management And Better Patient Care

Eczema Apps management mobile applications provide information that does not agree with international treatment and condition guidelines, a study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has found. While many of the apps study came with features such as information on the available therapies and a disease tracking function. A team led by Associate…

Lyme Disease

Breakthrough Cellular Component Contributing Lyme Disease

Lyme Disease; Virginia Tech biochemist Brandon Jutras has discovered the cellular component that contributes to Lyme arthritis; a debilitating and extremely painful condition that is the most common late stage symptom of Lyme disease. But Jutras found that as the Lyme-causing bacteria Borrelia burgdorferi multiplies; it sheds a cellular component called peptidoglycan that elicits a…

Heamatology

Prenatal Diagnosis for Fetal Sickle Cell Disease

The study find that the Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a form of anemia that is inherited when both parents are carriers of a mutation in the hemoglobin gene. Therefore Currently; it only be diagnose in pregnancy ;by carrying out an invasive test that has a small risk of miscarriage and is therefore sometimes decline…

Joint Replacement

New Tool Found To Predict Risks And Benefits Of Joint Replacement

A total of over 220,000 hip and knee replacement procedures are perform in the UK each year. At the moment, patients are given very general information about the procedure either from their GP; consultant or by searching on the internet. An innovative tool device by researchers from the University of Sheffield will give; patients personalize information…