Team BioPlus Health

June 26, 2019

Walking Toward Cancer Survival

Observing the gait and walking pace of a cancer patient can serve as a sort of shorthand to assess overall patient health and even the chances […]
June 26, 2019

MS Mouse Study Finds Fibrinogen-containing Vesicles May Induce Relapses

Fibrinogen-containing vesicles in blood were seen to be “sufficient and required” for spontaneous disease relapses in mouse models of MS, a study reports. Vesicles in the […]
June 26, 2019

Sleeping With Cancer 

Ten years after diagnosis, could I finally dispense with chemical sleeping aids? Cancer is a terrible bedfellow. It tosses and turns, snorting and kicking and snatching […]
June 25, 2019

Cardiovascular Risk in Rheumatoid Arthritis Higher Than in Type 2 Diabetes

Investigators assessed the risk for cardiovascular disease in patients with rheumatoid arthritis vs patients with diabetes and the general population. Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a more-than-doubled […]
June 25, 2019

Study reveals a microbe’s molecular role in Crohn’s disease

What do bacteria have to do with Crohn’s? Changes in the gut microbiome have long been linked with Crohn’s disease and other forms of inflammatory bowel […]
June 25, 2019

Risankizumab Provides Long-term Psoriasis Skin Clearance

Results from the phase 3 IMMhance study show that of patients who reached sPGA 0 at week 28, 73% maintained skin clearance at week 94. Long-term […]
June 25, 2019

VA on Track to Cure Nearly All Patients with Hepatitis C

The department is so confident in the treatment, it is now offering infected organs to transplant patients. Four years ago, the Department of Veterans Affairs launched an ambitious […]