Arthritis & Rheumatism

Targeting the gut to relieve rheumatoid arthritis

UCL researchers have shown that damage to the lining of the gut plays an important role in the development of rheumatoid arthritis, paving the way for a new approach to treating the disease.

Oncology & Cancer

What do you know about leukemia and lymphoma?

September is Leukemia and Lymphoma Awareness Month, which makes this a good time to learn about some of the most common types of these two diseases.

Immunology

Asthma, COPD tied to worse COVID-19 outcomes

(HealthDay)—Patients with active asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical ...

Medical research

Why do men seek health information online?

In a recent study, a multidisciplinary team of Texas A&M University researchers identified reasons why men seek health information online. The study specifically looked at middle-aged and older African American and Hispanic ...

Cardiology

ESC Guidelines on heart failure management launched today

The European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure are published online today in European Heart Journal. This was the first ESC Guideline to include patients ...

Medical research

Cytokine APRIL protects from atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease

Heart attacks and strokes are the main causes of death and loss of productive years globally. These clinical complications are caused by atherosclerosis, which is a chronic disease that leads to the accumulation of LDL cholesterol ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

For many, long COVID looks a lot like chronic fatigue

A team of researchers, including two from Johns Hopkins Medicine, have published a review article highlighting similarities between certain lingering symptoms following COVID-19 illness—a condition called "long COVID"—and ...

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