Oncology & Cancer

Harms reporting is inconsistent across organ cancer guidelines

A review of 33 organ-specific cancer screening guidelines has found that the reporting of harms related to screening tests and procedures is inconsistent across cancer types and at each stage of the screening process. The ...

Medical research

Disarming the immune system's lethal lung response

Neutrophils, the most abundant type of white blood cell, are the body's first line of defense against infection. Foreign pathogens can stress the body and activate neutrophils. When activated, neutrophils employ various weapons ...

Medical research

How the small intestine defends itself against bacteria

Researchers at the University of Gothenburg have been studying the mucus involved in defending the intestines and airways against infection for more than 30 years. To date, their work has focused very much on the large intestine, ...

Inflammatory disorders

Psoriasis patients find psoriatic arthritis screening worthwhile

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) screening is acceptable to patients with psoriasis whether they are diagnosed with PsA or not, according to a research letter published online Aug. 17 in the British Journal of Dermatology.

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