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Prediction of Mycosis fungoides With Aid of a New tool

Two patients with mycosis fungoides (MF) can appear to have identical diseases upon first diagnosis but can have radically different outcomes. MF in an unusual cancer of the T lymphocyte that begins in the skin rather than in the lymph nodes, with the first sign often being a rash. Most patients with MF, the most common type of cutaneous T cell lymphoma (CTCL), have a very slow-growing disease and often have normal life expectancies.

Rhodosorus marinus: A Neuro-Soothing Agent

In the study, TRPV1 receptor modulation in response to neuroinflammation induced by a pro-inflammatory stimulus performed on normal human astrocytes (NHA), and the neuro-soothing activity of Rhodosorus marinus was investigated.

Shingles: Shot May Be Effective

Anyone who has had chickenpox or the chickenpox vaccine is at risk for the painful skin condition herpes zoster, more commonly known as shingles. Both diseases are caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which stays in the body after chickenpox clears and may reactivate later in life.