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May 16, 2019

Scientists link ancient viruses to the chronic inflammation causing multiple sclerosis

This new discovery could lead new ways of managing MS Little is known about why the immune system turns on its own cells in autoimmune conditions, […]
May 16, 2019

At-Risk Youth Are Not Getting Hep C Testing Despite the Opioid Crisis

Intravenous drug use is a major risk factor for the disease, but few teens and young adults are screened. Teens and young adults who develop an […]
May 16, 2019

Disability Often Precedes Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis

First comes some function impairment, then the rheumatoid arthritis arrives. Most patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) experience functional disability (FD) that may precede RA diagnosis and […]
May 15, 2019

Multiple primary cancers can afflict one patient 

Multiple primary versions can arise by themselves, experts say. Researchers look into past treatments, environments and genetics as the culprits. Noelle Johnson, 42, was diagnosed with […]
May 14, 2019

Like Selma Blair, I’m a mom with multiple sclerosis (MS)

With MS, it’s not uncommon to “look fine” when you’re anything but. Some moments are seared onto your mind. For me, one of those was an […]
May 14, 2019

Electronic reminders increase hepatitis C screening and cure rates in baby boomers

Researchers undertook this prospective study to assess whether EMR reminders can be used by clinicians as a screening tool for hepatitis C in baby boomers. Electronic […]
May 14, 2019

Psoriasis Symptoms, Quality of Life Tied to Disease Severity

Patients with worse psoriasis symptoms report less quality of life. Patient-reported symptoms of psoriasis, quality of life, and work productivity worsen with increasing disease severity, as […]