Health

Thirdhand smoke can trigger skin diseases

Thirdhand smoke, or THS, comprises the residual pollutants from tobacco smoke that remain on surfaces and in dust after tobacco has been smoked. It can remain on indoor surfaces indefinitely, causing potentially harmful exposure ...

Medications

Medication apremilast leads to fat loss in people with psoriasis

For years, apremilast (brand name Otezla) has helped psoriasis patients achieve clearer skin and ease the symptoms of their psoriatic arthritis. Now, new data from researchers at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Scientists uncover new targets for treating Parkinson's disease

Scientists at La Jolla Institute for Immunology (LJI) have found that people with Parkinson's disease have a clear "genetic signature" of the disease in their memory T cells. The scientists hope that targeting these genes ...

Vaccination

France probes death of student who got AstraZeneca jab

French authorities said Tuesday they were investigating the death of a 26-year-old medical student days after he received AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine, while stressing that no link had been established yet with the jab.

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