Overweight & Obesity

An important step towards fasting-based therapies

Previous studies have shown how fasting can influence the immune system to improve different chronic inflammatory conditions, but little is known about how immune responses might determine a healthy metabolism. Since the ...

Medical research

New target may help protect bones as we age

Drugs we take like prednisone can weaken our bones and so can aging, and scientists working to prevent both have some of the first evidence that the best target may not be the logical one.

Medications

Mycophenolate mofetil treats immune thrombocytopenia

(HealthDay)—For adults with immune thrombocytopenia, the addition of mycophenolate mofetil to a glucocorticoid for first-line treatment is associated with fewer treatment failures and higher response rates than glucocorticoid-only ...

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