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November 13, 2018

‘Morning people’ have lower breast cancer risk

Body clocks affect sleep, mood and general health – now researchers say they may also indicate cancer risks. Women whose body clocks mean they are “morning […]
November 13, 2018

Hepatitis C testing shows infection rate of 11 percent

In June 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified 220 counties as at risk for an HIV and hepatitis C outbreak. In June […]
November 13, 2018

MS and Your Immune System: ‘Tis the Season for the Flu

Those with MS must be vigilant about avoiding bugs because of compromised immune systems. Fall is my favorite season. I love the change in temperature, the […]
November 13, 2018

Can you die from Crohn’s disease? Risks and complications

Crohn’s disease is a long-term condition that affects the gastrointestinal tract. Crohn’s disease is not usually life-threatening, but it can cause severe or even fatal complications. […]
November 13, 2018

Managing Infection Risk in Psoriasis: Expert Q&A

More research is needed to better understand the pathophysiologic mechanisms that result in increased risk for infection among individuals with psoriasis. Infectious disease is a common […]
November 13, 2018

Blood tests for rheumatoid arthritis: 8 tests for diagnosis

Doctors can use a variety of blood tests to look for markers of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and help diagnose the condition. Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune […]
November 13, 2018

‘Simple modification’ could help antibiotics overcome resistance

Scientists have developed a simple way of altering antibiotics that could make them much more powerful against infections caused by drug-resistant microbes. A simple chemical modification […]