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April 22, 2016

Dangerous strain of hepatitis striking suburban heroin users

Hepatitis C infections are increasingly common in certain demographics, namely young IV drug users. One study found two out of every five heroin addicts to have […]
April 21, 2016

Hepatitis C Mortality Up Over 10 Years, While Deaths from Other Infections Drop

Deaths associated with the hepatitis C virus rose more than those of several other infectious diseases over the past decade. The number of deaths associated with the […]
April 21, 2016

Fingolimod (Gilenya) Shown to Benefit Neurons as Well as Immune System

The medication fingolimod (Gilenya) can have positive effects on the nervous system as well as on the immune system for multiple sclerosis patients. The immune system-suppressing multiple sclerosis […]
April 21, 2016

Crohn’s Disease Relapses Strongly Tied to Tobacco Smoking

Tobacco smoking makes disease relapses much more likely in patients with Crohn’s disease. Disease relapses in patients with Crohn’s disease and smoking appear to be strongly linked, […]
April 21, 2016

Eating High Glycemic Index Carbs May Increase Lung Cancer Risk, Especially In Non-Smokers

Lung cancer occurs in some non-smokers. A diet high in refined grains, such as white bread, appears to increase risk of lung cancer in non-smokers. When […]
April 21, 2016

Study shows relationship between anxiety, dermatological conditions

Anxiety disorders are common in patients, yet often go undiagnosed. Anxiety has been found to have a connection to dermatological conditions. Data presented here indicated associations […]
April 21, 2016

Foods that can reduce inflammation from rheumatoid arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can be affected by the foods one eats, specifically foods that either encourage or discourage inflammation. It’s not news that what you eat can […]