Arthritis & Rheumatism

Updated: Giant cell arteritis classification criteria

Giant cell arteritis is the most common form of systemic vasculitis in people over the age of 50. It affects large‐ and medium‐sized blood vessels, particularly in the head—although not exclusively. Common symptoms ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Classification criteria established for Takayasu arteritis

Takayasu arteritis is a type of large‐vessel vasculitis that affects the aorta—the main artery that carries blood away from the heart. This damage can cause complications such as stroke, heart attacks, and pain in the ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Cognitive health may benefit from balanced meal timing

Globally, there are approximately 55 million people who suffer from dementia, and the incidence of the disease has steadily increased. The number of affected is expected to triple by 2050, particularly in low- and middle-income ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Multisystem abnormalities persist after COVID-19 hospitalization

Patients after hospitalization with COVID-19 have persistent multisystem abnormalities, including cardio-renal involvement and hemostasis pathway activation, according to a study published online May 23 in Nature Medicine.

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