Chronic Diseases

Most distinctive causes of death mapped by US state

(HealthDay)—The most distinctive causes of death for each U.S. state have been mapped in a report published online May 14 in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Preventing Chronic Di ...

May 19, 2015
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Inflammation stops the biological clock

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin and the University of Pennsylvania have uncovered an important link between our body clock and the immune system that will have relevance to the treatment of inflammatory ...

May 18, 2015
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