Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

A new way to fight diseases? Stop viruses from stealing nutrients

The immune system has long been touted as the body's primary defense against invading viruses, with the understanding that a strong immune response swiftly knocks out an infection while a weak one allows it to linger, leading ...

Oncology & Cancer

Indirectly influencing cancer's out-of-control cell replication

As differently as cancers or autoimmune diseases (such as multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis or psoriasis) affect people, they all have one characteristic in common: they are accompanied by increased cell proliferation. ...

Surgery

After 30 years, new guidelines for weight-loss surgery

Two of the world's leading authorities on bariatric and metabolic surgery have issued new evidence-based clinical guidelines that among a slew of recommendations expand patient eligibility for weight-loss surgery and endorse ...

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