American Medical News for 25 Apr 2018
Prebiotics appear to help reduce inflammation linked to the development of osteoarthritis. The findings provide evidence that gut bacteria could influence risk for the so-called wear-and-tear... arthritis.
Doctors could now potentially alleviate the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as poor balance and muscle rigidity. Researchers discovered the significant loss of calcium at beginning stages of the... disease, hence the need to stop calcium loss.
The HTLV-1 is a blood-borne and sexually transmitted virus linked to AIDS-causing HIV. It does not have any cure and causes deadly complications like leukemia and a severe lung disease called... bronchiectasis.
An investigational drug in clinical trials for rheumatoid arthritis prevents a common, life-threatening side effect of stem cell transplants, new research shows. Studying mice, the researchers found... the drug prevented what's known as graft-versus-host disease, a debilitating, sometimes lethal condition that develops when transplanted stem cells attack the body's own organs or tissues.
About 2.6 million American children and adolescents had diagnosed anxiety and/or depression in 2011-12, reports an analysis of nationwide data.