Inflammatory disorders

Could a ketogenic diet alleviate gout?

More than 8 million individuals in the United States have gout, a disease that can cause intense recurrent episodes of debilitating pain, inflammation, and fever. The cause of gout is the accumulation of urate crystals in ...

HIV & AIDS

HIV vaccine moves towards clinical trials

A vaccine for HIV developed by Oregon Health Sciences University in collaboration with the California National Primate Research Center is now moving towards clinical trials. The vaccine uses another virus, cytomegalovirus ...

Medical research

Hunger games: How the brain 'browns' fat to aid weight loss

Researchers at Yale School of Medicine have uncovered a molecular process in the brain known to control eating that transforms white fat into brown fat. This process impacts how much energy we burn and how much weight we ...

HIV & AIDS

Novel vaccine approach to human cytomegalovirus found effective

An experimental vaccine against human cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection, which endangers the developing fetus, organ transplant recipients, patients with HIV and others who have a weakened immune system, proved safe and more ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mothers-to-be should be aware of unintentional chemical exposures

Pregnant women should be made aware of the sources and routes of chemical exposure in order to minimise harm to their unborn child, despite current uncertainty surrounding their effects, say experts from the Royal College ...

Cardiology

All water pills not equally effective against heart failure

Loop diuretics, more commonly known as water pills, are the most widely prescribed heart failure medications, but few studies had extensively compared their effectiveness until Yale School of Medicine researchers examined ...

Medical research

Study reveals origins of body fat

(Medical Xpress)—Yale School of Medicine researchers have answered a question millions regularly and plaintively ask themselves: Where did all that fat come from?

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