Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Screening and treating infections in AIIRD

It is already known that people who are immunocompromised are more prone to infections. Chronic and opportunistic infections are often found in people with an autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic disease (AIIRD), and may be ...

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Updated rheumatoid arthritis treatment recommendations

Since their first publication in 2010, the EULAR recommendations for the use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic treatments (DMARDs) in people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have become a most important publication in the ...


Why permanent daylight saving time is a bad idea

When Senators Marco Rubio of Florida and Edward Markey of Massachusetts introduced the bipartisan Sunshine Protection Act earlier this month, they rattled off a long list of reasons for making daylight saving time (DST) permanent.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mucus could explain why SARS-CoV-2 doesn't spread easily from surfaces

Early in the pandemic, many people fastidiously disinfected surfaces because laboratory studies predicted that SARS-CoV-2 could be easily transmitted in this way. Now, researchers reporting in ACS Central Science have found ...


Antifreeze cream prevents frostbite injuries to skin

Skiers, hikers, soldiers and others exposed to extreme cold temperatures can experience frostbite—a painful injury that occurs when ice crystals form in the skin. Many extremely cold areas are also remote, and delays in ...

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