Psoriasis patients have fewer opportunities for biologics treatment as they age. The findings suggest that age is a large factor when it comes to treatment options for psoriasis – a skin condition. The researchers found that an age increase of… Read More
Yale researchers have found that novel antiviral therapies for hepatitis C could reduce the prevalence of the virus by 80 percent. The findings suggest that hepatitis C virus (HCV) could be eliminated within the U.S. if screening becomes enhanced and… Read More
Gout is often referred to as the “rich man’s disease” because one of the main causes is consuming foods rich in purines – red meat and alcohol. Over the year we have seen ample news surrounding the subject of gout,… Read More
A new study shows that nearly half of Medicaid patients requiring a cutting-edge hepatitis C drug have been denied due to tight controls from states as well as the high cost of the drugs. Roughly 46 percent of Medicaid patients… Read More
A blood test could now improve cancer treatment by pairing patients with the best form of treatment based on their results. The blood test was developed by UK researchers and could not only improve treatment, but better track tumors as well.… Read More
Virtual reality images can now be used to help improve treatment of abdominal aortic aneurysms due to a technology developed by a group of experts at the University of Montreal Hospital Research Centre.
Abdominal aortic aneurysms are serious. If you… Read More
The cause of chronic gastrointestinal symptoms in type 1 diabetes has been uncovered, so researchers are hopeful that treatment is now possible. Gastrointestinal symptoms are common in type 1 diabetes; some of them include delayed emptying of the stomach, irritable bowel… Read More
The results of a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health could lead to new follow-up protocols for oropharyngeal cancer patients.
Cancer in the oropharynx is responsible for almost 3% percent of new cancers… Read More
A recent study by scientists at Michigan State University suggests that even drug resistant tuberculosis can be effectively treated with a common glaucoma medication.
The study, which was led by MSU microbiologist Robert Abramovitch and graduate student Benjamin Johnson, is… Read More
A new study supported by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society suggests building confidence in those with the disease can help them lead fuller lives.
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks its own nerves. Over time… Read More
When your knees hurt, it can really hold you back from doing the things you love. Even getting up from your seat becomes a struggle.
You probably stick to the usual remedy of taking a pain-reliever containing acetaminophen, the over-the-counter… Read More
As we all age, some natural decline in our senses is to be expected.
Yet even a slight deterioration of our eyesight can be scary. Not only can it get in the way of our ability to understand our surroundings,… Read More